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Community Notes

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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



Peniel United Methodist Church, 9525 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil, will not have its annual turkey/roast beef supper and bazaar this year.

Scheduled Meetings

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.

Early Voting

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. 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.

Open House

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will conduct a free open house Nov. 1, at 8:30 a.m., at the YMCA of Clay County.

All males and females are welcome.

'Annie: The Musical'

The Community Theatre of Clay County will present, "Annie: The Musical," Nov. 1-3.

Cost is $25, which includes a buffet dinner that will be served at 6:30 p.m., each evening.

Performances will begin between 7:15-7:20 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 442-6909.

Waffle Brunch

The Owen County Art Guild will host a Belgian Waffle Brunch Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost is $5 per meal.

The meal will include the waffle, choice of toppings and beverages.

The event will take place at 199 W. Cooper St., Spencer.

All proceeds will go to the building fund.


The Brazil Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, will conduct a Holiday Extravaganza, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fifteen-plus vendors will be on hand at the event, including Thirty-One, Avon, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Family Fudge, Lia Sophia, Pampered Chef, Set to a Tea, The Noodle House, Homemade Baked Goods, Ann Marie Designs (hair bows and more), Blessings Unlimited, Paparazzi Jewelry, The Old Brown Shed Spices, The Candle Shack and more.

Food will also be available at the event.

Fall Fest!

Fall Fest 2012 will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from 3-7 p.m., at Christ Community Church, two miles north of Brazil on State Road 59.

Pumpkin Chunkin, chicken racing, lumberjack games and more will be available.

For more information, call 443-0423.

Bereavement Meeting

The Clay County Bereavement Support Group will conduct a meeting for anyone, no matter where they are in their grief journey, Monday, Nov. 5, from 10-11:30 a.m.

The meeting will take place at Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil.

The VNA Hospice of the Wabash Valley and French Family are co-sponsoring the meeting.

For further information, call 446-2206.

Historical Society To Meet

The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, Nov. 5, in the lower level of the museum. This is the annual turkey dinner. Those wishing to attend should take note of the time change of 6:30 p.m.

There will be no board meeting.

The guest speaker will be local attorney Amos Thomas, who will discuss the 225th anniversary of the United States Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.

Parent Support Meeting

The Clay County Parent Bereavement Support Group will conduct a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil.VNA Hospice of the Wabash Valley and the French Family are co-sponsoring the meeting. For further information, call 446-2206.


St. John's Church of Christ will have a soup and sandwich supper Friday, Nov. 9. Barbecue, hot dogs, coney dogs, chili, chicken and noodles, ham and beans, cornbread and homemade desserts will be available from 5-7 p.m.

A bazaar/auction will follow at 7 p.m., with homemade quilted wall hangings, baby, quilt crafts, candies, holiday decorations and numerous other items.

St. John's Church of Christ is located on State Road 42 approximately five miles east of the intersection with State Road 59.

Quilt Show

The Union United Methodist Women will host their second quilt show Nov. 10, at Union United Methodist Church, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission is $1. A baked potato bar will be available for a freewill donation, with pie and coffee costing $1 each.

There will be several items available for silent auction.

Quilts are currently being accepted for the exhibition.

There is no charge to exhibit a quilt.

Entry forms may be obtained by calling 812-241-8225.

Turkey Supper

The Cory Zion Church will have its 27th annual Turkey Supper Saturday, Nov. 10, beginning at 4 p.m., and concluding at 8 p.m.

The cost of the dinner is a freewill offering.

There will be a delivery service available for the Cory, Clay City, Center Point, Saline City and Riley areas.

Anyone wanting this service should call the church at 812-864-2720.

The church is located three miles south of Cory from State Road 46 or three miles west of State Road 59.

Everyone is invited to attend the event.

Christmas Bazaar

Tri Kappa of Clinton will host its 32nd Arts and Crafts Christmas Bazaar Sunday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at South Vermillion High School, Clinton. Cost for adults is a $2 donation. Cost for children is a $1 donation.

Advance ticket sales are available from any Tri Kappa member.

Ticket donations are used for a scholarship fund.

There will be more than 100 booths available, including a fudge shop, photographs with Santa, Christmas items, cookbooks, nuts and more.

Door prizes will also be available as will lunch.

For more information, call 765-832-7647, 812-233-3827, 765-828-9038, or 765-832-3804.

Reality Store

Clay Business Women, in partnership with Terre Haute Savings Bank, will present the 21st Reality Store at North Clay Middle School Monday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The event, "Leap Into The Future," is a virtual hands-on learning experience for North Clay and Clay City eighth-graders to give them a taste of what life will be like as adults.

Many community residents and leaders volunteers to help make the event a valuable experience for the students.

Veterans Program

Van Buren Elementary School will host a Veteran's Day program Monday, Nov. 12, at the school.

Veterans who have served in any branch of the United States Armed forces are welcome to attend the ceremony, which will feature the Jackson Township Community Band.

The event is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

Veterans and spouses are invited from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for a luncheon.

Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Van Buren Elementary at 448-1362.

Meeting Moved

The November meeting for the Clay County Genealogical Society has been changed to Nov. 13, at 1 p.m., at the Genealogy Library in Center Point.

The slate of officers for the upcoming year will be presented.

All members are asked to attend.

Council Meeting

The Clay County 4-H Council meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

All are welcome to attend the meeting.

For more information, call 448-9041.

Craft Time!

Those interested are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m., to make a winter snowman globe.

Those wishing to attend must pre-register and pre-pay by Nov. 9.

Cost to attend is $5. The event is open to the public.

For further information, call the library at 448-1981.

Craft Fair

The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a Holiday Craft Fair Nov. 17, at the Staunton Community Center.

The event will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Spaces are available to rent.

Food will be available at the event, including traveling tacos, hot dogs, desserts and drinks.

Those interested in renting a space or for more information should call Anita Ave at 448-3023.

Bake Sale

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.


The Clay County Redevelopment Commission has rescheduled its meeting for November.

The meeting will take place Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m., at the Clay County Commissioner's Courtroom.

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