The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Volunteers are needed to take veterans in the community to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, or to one of their Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
Those interested are encouraged to contact Michael R. Holland, Clay County Veterans Service Office, at 448-9015.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Time For Crafts!
Interested children are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m., to make six beautiful, quick and easy paper flowers for any occasion.
Cost for the event is $3, and those attending must pre-pay and pre-register.
For more information, call 448-1981.
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 or e-mail email@example.com.
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. For more information on the event, log on to www.terrehauteoberlandlerclub.org.
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.