The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
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.
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.
A regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works will take place at 2 p.m., today, in Council Chambers.
General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
The Brazil Public Library will host Pumpkin Craft today.
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 today, 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 today, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Family Fun Night
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a Fall Family Fun Night Saturday, from 4-6 p.m.
According to Y officials, Fall Family Fun Night is designed to be a fun and safe way for families to celebrate fall.
The event is open to all children, teens and adults in the community.
Admission is one non-perishable food item (or $1 per person), which will be donated to local food pantries.
For further information, call 442-6761.
The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board has changed its November meeting date.
The board will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.