The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Cub Scout Notice
Cub Scout Pack 45 meets regularly on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m., at the Family Worship Center, located on County Road 425 West.
For more information, call 448-2395.
Officials with the Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that it will be one day behind on trash pickup the week of Sept. 3, 2012.
For further information, call 443-2221.
Adults who cannot read or would like to improve their reading are invited to visit private tutors through the Clay County Adult Literacy Program.
The program is free and is set up at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil.
For more information regarding the program, call 446-1331. A tutor will contact those calling.
The Clay County Local Emergency Planning Committee will conduct its regular 2012 meetings prior to the Clay County Fire Chief's Association at 6 p.m., with the chief's meetings at 7 p.m., during the following dates:
* Nov. 20 -- At the Posey Township Fire House.
The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival Baby Contest is scheduled to take place Saturday, Aug. 25.
The contest will begin at 9:30 a.m. Check-in time is 9 a.m. Categories include newborn to 6 months, 7-months to 1-year, and 13-months to 2-years.
The contest is limited to Clay County and Bowling Green addresses only.
Little Miss Contest
The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival Little Miss Contest will take place Saturday, Aug. 25.
The contest will begin at 10 a.m., and take place under the Community Building Awning.
The contest is for children ages 4-6. Check-in time is 9:45 a.m.
The annual Toddler Contest will also take place at 9:45 a.m. It is geared for children ages 2-3.
Check-in time is 9:30 a.m.
The contests are limited to Clay County and Bowling Green addresses only.
Bee Ridge church will host its annual Ice Cream Social Saturday, Aug. 25, from 4-7 p.m., at the church, 10100 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil.
The menu will include homemade ice cream, Ritters ice cream, hot dogs, coney dogs, Bee Ridge barbecue, homemade desserts and more.
There is no cost for the meal, but freewill donations will be accepted.
Children's games and entertainment will also be provided.
For more information, call Pastor Jeff Bridgewater at 812-241-3036.
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will meet Monday, Aug. 27, in Forest Park at the pavilion.
The meeting will take place at 6 p.m.
All members are asked to wear their gold shirts.
Chamber To Meet
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's next monthly meeting will take place Aug. 28, at noon, at The Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil.
Senate candidate, Republican Richard Mourdock, will be the guest speaker.
For more information, call 448-8457 or e-mail email@example.com.
Farm Bureau Meeting
Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., will conduct its annual meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Vice President of Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Randy Kron.
A buffet style dinner will be served. Cost is $5 per person.
Clay County Young Farmers will be accepting donations of canned goods and paper products. Those attending are asked to bring one item to support local food pantries.
To make reservations, call 446-2521.
Board Of Works To Meet
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
The Saline City Picnic Association's annual softball tournament will take place Sept. 1-3.
For more information, call Mike Knust at 812-531-8425.
The 2012 Brazil Elks Golf Scramble will take place Sunday, Sept. 2, at the Forest Park Golf Course, Brazil.
A shotgun start has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Registration and lunch will take place at 11:30 a.m.
Cost is $50 per person.
The entry deadline to take part is Aug. 31, 2012.
For further information, call the Elks Lodge at 448-8665.
The fourth Clay County Nature Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.
It is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., and conclude at 1 p.m.
For more information, call the Purdue Extension Clay County Office at 448-9041.
The annual 9-11 Law enforcement dinner will take place Tuesday, Sept. 11, at noon, at East Side Christian Church, 400 Church St., Brazil.
The dinner will consist of ham and beans.
The event is for local firefighters, and other law enforcement officials.
For more information, call 442-0232.
Family Fun Day!
Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., will conduct its District 7 Family Fun Day Saturday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m., at the Sandborn Park and Community Building, Sandborn.
Residents wanting to attend are asked to RSVP by Sept. 7. To register, call the Clay County office at 446-2521.
Alpha Omega Alpha Alumnae of the Delta Theta Tau Sorority will celebrate its 75th birthday Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with an open house at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.
Ladies in the community who have a MAL membership or who dropped in good standing are welcome to join the active and alumnae members in observing the birthday.
The annual Clay County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place Friday, Sept. 21, at Forest Park Golf Course.
A shotgun start at 1 p.m., is planned, with lunch scheduled for noon.
Cost to register is $50 per person or $200 per team. Those interested in participating should send registration and checks payable to Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 535 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
For further information, call the Chamber at 448-8457.
The Vigo County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will conduct "Family Bash on the Wabash," Sept. 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The event will include a silent auction, food, children's activities, entertainment and more.
"Family Bash on the Wabash," is open to the public to promote awareness of Vigo County's CASA mission, "being a powerful voice in a child's life through dedicated volunteers like you."
For more information, e-mail Vigo County CASA Volunteer Rachel Car at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Terre Haute German Oberlandler will host the 40th Oktoberfest Sept. 13-15.
There is no cost to attend the event. Events will run from 11 a.m.-midnight, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 15.
The Brazil Concert Band will be the featured artist Thursday, Sept. 13.
The event will take place at 9th and Cherry streets near Clabber Girl, Terre Haute.
The Sisters of Providence will conduct a bake sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, in the hallway outside of the Gift Shop at Providence Center, located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Cookies, pies, breads, candy, jellies, cakes and more will be available.
All proceeds will benefit the sisters' ministries.
The Gift Shop will also be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
For more information, call 812-535-2947 or 1-866-996-2947.