The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Heavy Trash Notice
The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that throughout the month of October, heavy trash pickup will take place.
The following will be days for routes:
* Monday route will be Oct. 5,
* Tuesday route will be Oct. 5,
* Wednesday route will be Oct. 19, and
* Thursday route will be Oct. 26.
For more information, call 448-8501.
Girl Scout Notice
All girls in grades kindergarten through senior year are encouraged to join the Girl Scouts.
For further information, call Kendra Gearld at 812-236-6016.
The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times it will be a day behind on trash pickup during the week of Oct. 8.
For further information, call 448-8501.
The Brazil Lions Club is conducting its annual rose sale through Oct. 7.
Roses are being sold to raise funds to support community projects.
Roses are in a vase and are $18 per dozen. They are available in several colors (red and whatever other color we receive. Attempts to honor requests will be made, but there is no guarantee.
The organization will also have a booth at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County where it will sell roses in addition to collecting old pairs of glasses and hearing aids.
Roses will be picked up or delivered Oct. 19.
For further information, call 812-986-2668.
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.
Local Life Chain
The Brazil Life Chain will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at 2 p.m.
The event is an international hour of prayer for the nation and a peaceful, prayerful public witness on behalf of the unborn at risk of abortion.
Life Chain participants will stand and pray on sidewalks of major roadways in cities across the nation and Canada, holding printed signs.
A gathering will be at the intersection of United States 40 and Alabama Street, Brazil.
For additional information, call Jeffrey Etling at 448-8147.
Anyone grades 1-5 interested in joining Cub Scout Pack 45 need to register at the Cow Palace in Forest Park on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. Registration is $5. For more information, call 448-2395 or 605-9063.
Early voting for the 2012 election will begin in October.
The following is a list of times and dates for early voting, as provided by the Clay County Election Office:
* Oct. 9-26 (Monday through Friday), 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-4 p.m.,
* Oct. 29-Nov. 2 (Monday through Friday), 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-6 p.m.,
* Saturday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and
* Monday, Nov. 5 (the last day for early voting), 8 a.m.-noon.
All early voting may take place at the Clay County Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse (room 211).
Voter registration must be postmarked no later than Oct. 9, 2012. Online (at IndianaVoters.com) must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Oct. 9, 2012.
Absentee applications are due by Oct. 29, 2012.
Traveling Board applications are due by noon, Nov. 5, 2012.
The Harmony Town Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 9, instead of Tuesday, Oct. 2, due to other town business.
Meetings take place at the Harmony Community Center at 7 p.m.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Brazil Public Library will celebrate Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m., by making a think pink bracelet.
Cost for the bracelet is $5.
Those interested in participating must pre-pay and pre-register for the craft event.
Space is limited.
For further information, call 448-1981.