ON THE CALENDAR Aug. 8, 2019
The Clay City Calico Quilters will meet Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Pizza Gallery in Clay City. Election of officers will be held and program planning will be decided for the upcoming year. Everyone is welcome.
The Baysinger family reunion will be at Forest Park on Aug. 18th on the Northeast corner of the Cow Palace. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m.. Family and friends are invited.
The Cox family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, at Shelter 1 in Rose Ann Park in Greencastle starting at noon. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call Jerry Cox at 765-653-6985.
The Christian women’s Connection of Terre Haute invites you to “Put on a Happy Face” luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the MCL meeting room at Meadows Shopping Center at 11 a.m. Pat Ellerholz of Adrian, Michigan, will speak. Call 812.234-7388 or 812-249-3084 for reservations.
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meets in regular session the second Thursday of each month in the Board Room of the Central Administrative Office, 1013 South Forest Avenue, Brazil. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. unless otherwise notified.
Celebrate Recovery Meetings are held at Staunton First Christian Church from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursdays. For more information, call (812) 870-5719.
Staunton Narcotics Anonymous meetings will take place every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Family Worship Center, located at 8157 N. County Road 425 W. Brazil. For more information, see www.claycountyymca.org.
The YMCA Clay County Youth Food Delivery Program is blogging! Each week they plan to publish a blog on our website, http://www.thebraziltimes.com.
The First Presbyterian Church in Brazil will serve dinner from 5-5:30 p.m. every Sunday. The free dinners are available to anyone in the community, and to-go boxes are available. The church is located at 210 N. Walnut St., Brazil.
The Brazil Church of the Nazarene Children’s Clothes Closet is located at 1002 E National Ave. To place an order for a needy child, call the church office at 812-446-0371.
First Baptist Church Kid’s Kloset, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, is open most Thursdays from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Call the church office, 812-448-8112, to make an appointment. If no answer, leave a message with a name and number, sizes and gender of each child and the type of clothing they need.
The Brazil Times is a drop-off location for used glasses and hearing aids for the Lions Club Recycle for Sight program. A drop box is located inside the Times, 531 E. National Ave., Brazil.
The Clay County Health Department offers assistance with tobacco cessation. The department provides an 8-10 week program that features education and support as well as free nicotine patches (prescription required). For more information, call 812-448-9019.
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia.
The groups meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Vigo County Public Library, Terre Haute.
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety and City Council will meet on the second Wednesday of each month and on the fourth Wednesday when warranted.
The Board of Works meets at 10 a.m., and the City Council meets at 5 p.m. Both meetings are in the council chambers in City Hall on National Avenue.
Cunot Community Center, 5530 S.R. 42, Poland, is having bingo every 1st and 3rd Saturday. Early bird at 6 p.m., regular bingo at 7 p.m. Call 765-795-3461 for information.
Healthy Families America is a family support program with the belief that early, nurturing relationships are the foundation for life-long healthy development. If you or someone you know would benefit from the Healthy Families program, you can reach out to our office by contacting Lindsay Hacker at (765) 712-0909 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual Power of the Community dinner sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and Success by 6 will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m., at North Clay Middle School. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, available at Riddell National Bank and Terre Haute Savings Bank.
The Brazil Fraternal Order of Eagles #274, 122 East National Ave., Brazil, has a limited number of T-shirts for sale and will continue to collect donations on behalf of the Shop With A Cop program until Wednesday, Nov. 27 to reach their goal of $7,000. Stop by and speak to a staff member at the Eagles club whenever they are open, or call 812-448-8468 for more details.
To donate to support the Shop With A Cop program anytime throughout the year, stop by the Brazil Police Department, 22 South Washington St., Brazil, during regular business hours.
The Living with Low Vision support group will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (note time change) at First United Methodist Church, 201 Meridian St., Brazil.
For information contact Danny Wayne Beemer, 812-298-9455, ext. 205. Upcoming meetings on Sept. 11 and Oct. 9 will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Broom Tree Ministries is now open at a new location, 3189 W. U.S. 40, Brazil, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Call 812-236-3570 for more information.
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. has scheduled Dine with a Doc®- Clay County: the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 10a-12pm to take place at the Staunton Community Center 101 N Monroe St; Staunton, Indiana 47881--(812) 448-1487.
The Clay County Genealogical Society will hold a one-day Cemetery Restoration Workshop on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Zion United Church of Christ located in Poland, Indiana, one mile south of Highway 42 on the Poland/Bowling Green Road.
The Clay County Genealogy Library in Center Point is open every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Society meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m.; the public is welcome to attend. For additional information, contact volunteers at 812-835-5005 when the library is open.
The Brazil High School Class of 1969 50th reunion will at Pappy’s Corral, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil, with Social time starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. Classmates and spouses of the Class of 1969 are invited to attend. For more information, see the Brazil High School Class of 1969 Facebook page or call Susie Howard (812)446-8453, Lana Lucas, (812) 208-3450, Mike Stiffler (812) 251-6519 or Pam Ringo (812) 446-7946.
Every day there are veterans in our community who are unable to get to their medical appointments due to lack of transportation. Serve your community by volunteering to drive Veterans to and from their medical appointments by using vans provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Applicants must pass a physical at the VA Hospital in Indy. Phone 317-988-2734 or sign up on line at www.indianapolis.va.gov/giving. For additional information, contact Clay County Coordinator Mike Holland at the Veterans Office on the first floor of the Clay County Courthouse at 812-448-9015.
August is Special at the Brazil Public Library in the Youth Services Department! We will be having 5 programs in August instead of our normal 4 Thursday evening Weekly Youth Programs.
August 15th is our Books before Bedtime. This has evolved into reading a few good books together, doing a small craft and finishing the evening with some Group Dancing. Always a fun night!
August 22nd is Family Game Night. A competitive evening filled with laughter and fun. Games are played together as a group and everyone always have a blast.
We close out our month with a Special craft night on August 29th. Come learn how to make String Art and take your very own Masterpiece home!
As a reminder, all programs start at 6pm. No signup necessary, just come and play! See you there!
DON’T FORGET: Book Folding Art craft at the Brazil Public Library. Learn a fun, easy and simple way to make a unique handmade art piece just by folding the pages of a book.
This adult craft is on Thursday August 22 @ 6 pm.
Please RSVP by Monday August 19 to make this is free craft project. For more information call 812-448-1981.