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Community Notes

Sunday, October 16, 2011

The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:

Park Closed

Due to new playground construction, the Harmony Park will be closed through Saturday, Oct. 22.

Street Closing

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 through 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.

On Television

The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the Oct. 13, 2011, meeting will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2:

* Monday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and

* Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.

Meeting Rescheduled

The Brazil City Parks Board will meet for a special session Monday, at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall to discuss the budget and general business.

The public is welcome to attend.

Flu Vaccines

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.

Shot Clinic

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.

Chapel Rededication

The Poland Historical Chapel will have a rededication service Sunday, Oct. 23. An open house will be from 1-2:45 p.m., followed by an old fashioned hymn sing until 3 p.m. The service of rededication will then begin at 3.

Meeting Set

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.

Halloween Crafts!

The Brazil Public Library will host a Halloween craft event Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Children ages 8-older are invited to the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to make a craft stick witch.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 448-1981.


The Brazil Public Library will host Pumpkin Craft Thursday, Oct. 27.

Children ages 7-under are welcome to the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to cut, color and glue a pumpkin craft.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 448-1981.

Dinner Time!

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 28.

Ham and beans, cornbread and fried potatoes will be served, as well as coffee, tea and lemonade.

Serving will be from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out.

Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.

All proceeds go to benefit the Staunton Community Center.

5K Challenge

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.

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