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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016

Community Notes

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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

Easter Egg Hunt Notice

Got an Easter Egg Hunt planned?

Send the information to The Brazil Times via telephone at 446-2216 Ext. 231, or e-mail at scoop1j@gmail.com.

All egg hunts will be printed in the newspaper and online at www.thebraziltimes.com.

Accepting Donations

The Brazil Times is accepting donations for those affected by the severe weather in southern Indiana.

All money collected will go to the Red Cross's relief efforts.

The Times will accept donations in the form of checks made out to the Red Cross, or cash.

Those who donate more than $5 will receive, or be credited on their account, a free copy of The Times for that day.

Donations will be collected until March 30, and are being sent as they are received.

Cemetery Notice

Officials with the City of Brazil are asking all to remove all winter decorations from Cottage Hill, Restlawn and other cemeteries by Friday, April 6.

For more information, call 443-2221.

Book Sale

The Friends of the Brazil Public Library will conduct a book sale Friday and Saturday, across the street from the library.

New books will be available.

For more information, call 443-5871.

Dinner Time!

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will serve dinner at the Staunton Community Center March 30, from 4-7 p.m.

The menu will include baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, homemade yeast rolls, slaw, drinks and dessert.

Cost is $9.

Food Pantry

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church will conduct a food pantry Saturday, March 31, from 8 a.m.-noon.

This will be the final food pantry and only a limited selection of items will be available. There will be no meat available.

Easter Egg Hunt

The fourth French Funeral Home Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, beginning at 1 p.m.

Children ages 0-4 will hunt for eggs from 1-2 p.m., while children ages 5-8 will hunt for eggs from 2-3 p.m. In addition, children ages 9-12 will hunt for eggs from 3-4 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded.

Time For Music

The Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, will conduct a country and western music event Saturday, March 31.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and music is scheduled to start at 7. The event will end at 9 p.m.

All ages and groups are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 448-1971.

Celebration Dinner

The 51st John L. Lewis Day Celebration Dinner will take place Sunday, April 1, at 11 a.m., at the American Legion, 211 E. Washington St., Oakland City, Ind.

All retired miners and their spouses, as well as widows and widowers of retired miners are welcome to attend.

For further information, call 812-749-4739.


The Fraternal Order of Police Ladies Auxiliary will host a fundraising luncheon at the Clay County Courthouse Monday, April 2, at 11 a.m.

All funds raised will benefit the new K9 officer for the Brazil Police Department.

The auxiliary will offer soup, sandwiches, drinks and desserts.

Cost for a soup, sandwich and drink will be $5, while cost for soup or sandwich will be $3. In addition, desserts and drinks by themselves will cost $1.

For further information, call Jayne Frazier at 812-249-5927.

Meeting Scheduled

The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 2, in the lower level of the museum.

The guest speaker will be Gary Morris, president and chief operation officer of Clabber Girl, Terre Haute. He will conduct a presentation about the history of the business.


On Thursday, April 5, a Cornhole Tournament and Bake Sale will take place at Northview High School to benefit the NHS Post Prom.

Cost is $15 per team and the event begins at 6 p.m.

The plan is, weather permitting, for the event to take place in the parking lot.

'The Promise'

Members of First Christian Church, 1875 W. United States 40, Brazil, will present "The Promise," Friday, April 6, Saturday, April 7, and Sunday, April 8.

Showtimes are 7 p.m., April 6 and April 7, and 6 p.m., April 8.

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