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Community Notes

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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

Election Reminders

The Clay County Election Office recently stated absentee application deadlines for the following:

* Voting by Mail -- Monday, Oct. 31 (by midnight), and

* Voting by Traveling Board -- Monday, Nov. 7 (at noon).


The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for a full-time officer.

Applicants must be 21-years-old, but not yet 36, in addition to having a clean driving record with no felony arrests.

All applicants must be physically fit and will go through a testing period.

The application period ends Friday, Nov. 4.

Applications may be picked up at the police department, 22 S. Washington S., Brazil, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Park Now Open

The Harmony Park has been re-opened following construction.

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.

Halloween Crafts!

The Brazil Public Library will host a Halloween craft event today.

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.

Meeting Set

A public hearing of the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Council Chambers.

The budget and general business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Meeting Scheduled

A regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works will take place at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.


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.


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 Thursday, 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.

Trunk or Treat!

Trunk or Treat will take place Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion.

Approximately 15 vehicles will be set up offering messages from the Bible and treats for children and their families.

The event is sponsored by First Christian Church, Christ Community Church, McKinley Hill Church, The Family Worship Center and Berea Christian Church.

Scary Pancake

The IHOP restaurant in Terre Haute will offer children 12-under a free scary face pancake as part of its "No Tricks -- Just Treats," program designed to provide children with a safe and fun Halloween event.

The event will take place from 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28.

The "design-your-own" Scary Face Pancake includes an oversized buttermilk pancake with a whipped topping mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini Oreo cookies and candy corn on the side to allow children to create their own pancake.

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.

Fall Bazaar

The Alter Society's Fall Bazaar will take place Saturday, Oct. 29, from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., in Hellman Hall at St. Benedict Parish, 111 S. 9th St., Terre Haute.

Handmade craft and holiday decorations along with vegetable soup and ham sandwiches will be available.

For further information, call Nancy Stewart at 812-231-0606 or Jeanne La Vanne at 812-236-0356.

Chili Fundraiser

The American Legion Riders will conduct a chili fundraiser for past, present and future veterans Oct 29, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the V.F.W. Post 1127, Brazil.

One crockpot of chili is all it takes to enter the fundraiser in addition to a $5 registration fee.

Judging will begin at noon.

After judging is concluded, cost for all-you-can-eat chili will be $2.

Fish Fry

A benefit for Team Challenge Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America will have a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4-7 p.m., at the Brazil Armory.

Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Hamburgers and hotdogs will also be available while supplies last.

For more information, contact Dean Young at 812-239-1250 or Molly McKenzie at 812-605-1204.

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.

Meeting Set

The Clay County 4-H Council will conduct its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

All are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 448-9041.

Turkey Supper

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.

Blood Drive

Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.

There will be a blood drive in Clay County in November.

The event will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at Annunciation Church. For more information, call 1-800-632-4722 or log on to www.donorpoint.org.

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