The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Due to new playground construction, the Harmony Park will be closed Saturday, Oct. 15, through Saturday, Oct. 22.
Anyone wanting to volunteer to help set up the new equipment is encouraged to arrive at the park at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15.
Lunch will be served.
Brazil City officials have said Jackson Street, from Alabama to Harrison streets, will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for Red Ribbon Day.
For more information, call 443-2221.
Picking Up Leaves
The City of Brazil leaf pickup this year will be as follows:
* Week 1 -- North East Section Oct. 1-Nov. 4,
* Week 2 -- North of United States 40 and west of State Road 59 to Deer Creek Nov. 7-11,
* Week 3 -- South of U.S. 40 and east of SR 59 to Edgewood Nov. 14-18, and
* Week 4 -- South of U.S. 40 and west of SR 59.
There will be one pass only.
Those interested should call 448-8501 to be put on the pickup list.
Time To Dance
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance today.
The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students.
Children should bring their student identification or other document showing their grade.
The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30.
Cost is $5.
There will be concessions available to purchase in the community room.
For further information, call 442-6761.
A pet shot clinic will take place Saturday, from 1-4 p.m., at Pet Food Center, Terre Haute.
Cost for rabies and distemper shots will be $10. Other vaccines will be available.
In addition, a cat and kitten adoption will take place.
For further information, call 812-238-2826.
The Bowling Green Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a Turkey Supper Saturday, Oct. 15, from 4-7:30 p.m., at the Bowling Green Community Center.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Drinks and desserts are included in the meal.
Carry out will be available.
For more information, call Judy Harbaugh at 812-939-2633.
The V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary will be having a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Oct. 15, from 4-8 p.m.
Cost for the dinner will be $5.
Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, is inviting all to be a part of a worship concert Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m.
The church will host vocal trio Beyond The Ashes from Nashville, Tenn.
The group has asked to let everyone know the concert is designed for the entire community.
For more information, call 446-4007 or 443-6007. A love offering will be taken.
The Brazil City Parks Board will meet for a special session Monday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall to discuss the budget and general business.
The public is welcome to attend.
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will offer flu vaccines to the community Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 4-7 p.m., at the hospital.
Cost for the vaccine will be $25.
Those with Medicare must have their Medicare card available on the date of service for billing purposes.
Medicare Part B will be billed for the vaccine.
For more information, call 442-2740.
The Purdue Extension Office will offer three sessions of "Where Does Your Money Go," sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Clay County.
The sessions take place Oct. 20, and Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m., at the Purdue Extension Office at the Clay County Fairgrounds.
All three sessions are free and open to the public.
Those planning to attend should call 448-9041 to register.
Those wanting to learn more about paranormal research, ghost hunting and the equipment used are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m.
Indiana Ghost Tech will be at the library presenting the program.
Indiana Ghost Tech is a paranormal research group based in Terre Haute.
The group was founded by Trent and Jennifer Forbes in 2008 and has expanded to a group of investigators who wish to further the research and understanding of the paranormal.
The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.
For further information, call 448-1981.
The Clay County Humane Society annual fall shot clinic will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Forest Park Pavilion.
All vaccinations cost $10.
Rabies, five-way, three-way and kennel cough shots will be offered.
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce October luncheon will take place Tuesday, Oct. 25, at noon, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
The monthly speaker will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Wallace.
For more information or to RSVP for the event, call 448-8457.
The Goose Poop 5K Challenge will take place Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Hawthorn Park, Terre Haute.
The kids' race will begin at 9 a.m.
The event is sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and First Financial Bank.
For more information, call the United Way of the Wabash Valley at 812-235-6287 or log on to www.goosepoop.org to register.
The annual Cory Zion Church Turkey Supper will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m., at the Family Life Center next to the church.
Cost is a freewill offering.
Carry-out will be available and delivery will be in the Cory area.