The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Officials with the Brazil City Garage recently issued a reminder for all residents that due to the Memorial Day Holiday, scheduled for Monday, May 28, trash pickup will run one day behind for that week.
Application forms for Indiana State Police Youth Services and Optimist Clubs of Indiana Respect for Law Camp are available at all Clay County grade school offices or by contacting local Optimist Kenneth Turner at 446-8495.
All paperwork and payment should be returned to the Optimist Club by May 25.
Optimists Selling Flags
The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club is selling 3-by-5 American and State of Indiana flags at a cost of $8 each.
The flags may be purchased at Moore Funeral Home or by calling 446-8495 or 812-249-0850.
Old flags may be disposed in front of Moore Funeral Home.
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting Wednesday, May 23, at 10 a.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
The Lady Volunteers will conduct an indoor picnic at the Staunton Community Center from 4-7 p.m., Friday, May 25.
The menu will consist of barbecued pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad, deviled eggs, dessert, coffee, team and lemonade.
Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.
All proceeds will benefit the Staunton Community Center.
The Brazil Public Library will host a make and take craft event for youth ages 7-under at the library Thursday, May 31.
Youth may stop by the library between 6-7 p.m., to make a silly grass head.
For further information, call 448-1981.
The Indiana Blood Center will host three blood drives in June in Clay County.
The following are the locations of the blood drives, including date and times:
* June 7 -- Clay County Sheriff's Department, 1:30-6:30 p.m.,
* June 11 -- Holly Hill, 10 a.m.-noon, and
* June 16 -- Annunciation Church, 9 a.m.-noon.
The fourth Southern Indiana Vintage Camper Rally will take place Thursday-Sunday, June 7-10, at Vigo County's Fowler Park and Pioneer Village, located south of Terre Haute on East Oregon Church Road.
The event costs $75 per travel trailer, which includes all rally and camping fees.
For more details, visit http://southern-indiana-vtr.blogspot.com....
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, June 9, from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, call 446-3110.
The annual Saline City Truck Pull will take place Saturday, June 9.
Pulling will begin at 5:30 p.m. Weigh-ins will run from 2-5 p.m.
Cost is $8 for adults. Children 10-under will be admitted free.
There are a limited amount of bleacher seats.
Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Cost to enter a truck is $20 per hook.
For more information, call Greg Nicoson at 812-249-5903.
The 2012 Bloomfield Art Festival will take place Saturday, June 9, in the Bloomfield Town Park.
The festival will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For further information, call 812-384-6505 or e-mail email@example.com.
Family Day at St. Mary-of-the-Woods will take place from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, June 10.
The event will take place at the Sisters of Providence, located on the campus of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College.
The Sisters of Providence will host the free annual event.
For more information, call Diane Weidenbenner at 812-535-2802 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.