The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Those interested in taking part in the Brazil Police Department's annual "Shop With A Cop" event are encouraged to come to the police department to pick up an application.
Completed applications are due back to the department by Nov. 26.
Applications may be picked up seven days a week, from 8 a.m.-midnight.
For more information, call 446-2211.
Deck The Streets!
Brazil Main Street is hosting a contest called Deck the Streets of Brazil this holiday season.
Area businesses will decorate their windows for the holidays. Participants will have posters, donated by Justin Haulk and A+ Printing, in their windows and cans inside to collect votes.
Community members are encouraged to vote for their favorite storefront window by casting a vote inside the business. Voting will take place from Nov. 12-23, ending at 5 p.m.
The winning business will be announced at the Christmas in the Park parade on Nov. 23. The winner will receive a trophy to display in their window.
Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December.
The following is the schedule for leaf pickup:
* Nov. 19-21 -- Additional piles will be picked up,
* Nov. 26-30 -- Northeast section of the city will be picked up, and
* Dec. 3-7 -- Northwest section of the city will be picked up.
For additional information, call 448-8501
The Forest Park Golf Board will not meet Monday, Nov. 19.
Typically, the golf board meets on the third Monday of each month, at the Forest Park Clubhouse.
However, its next meeting will be Monday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m., at the clubhouse.
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.
Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church will conduct its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Nov. 17, from 7-10 a.m., at the church, located on Kennedy Crossing Road.
A freewill donation will be accepted to benefit the new church building project for Bee Ridge.
For more information, call Pastor Jeff Bridgewater at 812-241-3036.
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.
Antique Bottle And Pottery Show
The Wabash Valley Antique Bottle and Pottery Club will present the 15th Illiana Antique Bottle and Pottery Show and Sale Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Shadow Auction Barn, 1517 Maple Ave., Terre Haute.
Show hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Admission is free.
There will also be a special event -- The Historical Bottle and Pottery Auction -- Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.
For further information, call Ed Newman at 812-235-2712.
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 Brazil Concert Band will perform at the Scottish Rite Theater, located at 8th and Ohio Streets, Terre Haute, Sunday, Nov. 18, beginning at 3 p.m.
There is no cost to attend the concert.
The Angela Lilly Trio will perform at Staunton First Christian Church, 108 W. Columbus St., Staunton, Sunday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.
The group will include featured accompaniment by Grayson Lilly.
For more information on the musical group, log on to www.angelalillytrio.com.
Park Board Meeting
The Brazil Parks and Recreation board will meet for a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 8:30 a.m. The board will meet in the Brazil City Hall council chambers. The public is invited to attend.
The November meeting of K&H Sewer District has been changed to Tuesday, Nov. 20, due to Thanksgiving.
There will be a public hearing on the sewer rates at 7 p.m.
The regular business meeting of K&H will follow the hearing at 7:30 p.m.
Meetings take place in the Knightsville Community Building.
Chamber To Meet
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday, Nov. 27, at noon, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center.
The guest speaker will be Jim Albright, a former worker at Alcatraz.
In June 1963, Albright was the last guard to escort the last inmate off the island.
To RSVP for the event, call 448-8457 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost is $10 per person and may be payable at the door.
For further information, call 448-8457.
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.
The Brazil Elks Lodge 762 will host the Clay County Elks Hoop Shoot Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., at Eastside Elementary School.
Children interested in participating are asked to have their parents bring a copy of their birth certificate to help with paperwork needed for county winners who will compete in Rockville Jan. 20, 2013, at the District competition.
For further information, call 448-2171.
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Dec. 1, from 1-3 p.m.
The event will take place at the church, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil.
For more information, call 446-3110.
The annual Tri Kappa Home Tour will take place from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2.
Tickets are on sale and are $5 in advance. Tickets may be purchased at the main branch of Riddell National Bank.
The ticket price the day of the event will be $7.
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive in December in Clay County.
The event will take place Dec. 10, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Holly Hill.
Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, log on to www.donorpoint.org, or call 1-800-632-4722.
Clay County Day!
Clay County Day in Bradenton, Fla., will take place Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
The 34th reunion and luncheon will take place at PIER 22 Ballroom, formerly the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom.
Letters will be mailed to past attendees.
Due to the increase in postage, letters will not be sent to those who have not attended the past three years.
For more information, or to be added to the mailing list, call B.J. Hofmann at 812-239-9600.