Times Staff Report
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
The Town of Knightsville would like to remind owners of mobile homes located within town that the annual mobile home registration form is due Sunday, to the clerk/treasurer.
The form is required even if no charges have occurred.
Owners in violation of this are subject to fine.
The town would also like to remind residents no pets are to be allowed to run loose within the town. Residents in violation are subject to a fine.
Northview High School's class of 1989 is planning its 20th class reunion.
For more information, call Tracy Maynard at 765-720-3904.
The Brazil City Police Department is currently accepting applications for one full-time patrolman, one full-time dispatcher and two part-time dispatchers.
Applicants must be able to multi-task, have good social skills and be able to handle stressful situations.
Applications will be available at the police department during normal business hours through Friday.
The Clay County Beef Cattle Association is seeking to promote youth involvement in the beef industry.
Any 2008-09 high school junior or senior, or college freshman, involved in the beef industry is encouraged to complete an application for a monetary scholarship.
Applications must be turned in by April 15 to Brenda Culler or Becky Butt. Applications are available at the Clay County Extension Office from Culler (495-6471) or Butts (864-2276).
The Northview High School Band Boosters will conduct their 21st Chicken Noodle Dinner and Pops Concert Sunday at the high school.
Serving will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The menu will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw or applesauce, rolls and a dessert.
Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children.
The Northview High School and North Clay Middle School bands and jazz bands will perform at 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m., in the high school auditorium.
Local musician Norm Hanson will perform as a featured soloist at both concerts.
In addition, the NHS Winter Guard, Cadet Corps and Percussion Ensemble will perform at 1:30 p.m., in the high school gymnasium.
All proceeds from the event will go to help the band boosters fund year-round programs.
The Clay County Republican Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Senior Center on S. Franklin St., Brazil.
Harmony United Methodist Church is inviting the public to meet Philip Gulley.
He will be discussing his latest book and signing autographs at the church on Tuesday, at 7 p.m.
The event is free to the public.
Parents of Northview High School juniors interested in hosting post-prom activities are asked to attend an informational meeting Wednesday, at 7 p.m., at the high school in Room 214.
For more information, contact Amy Taylor or Lindsey Rost at 448-2661.
The R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, will host Cropping at the Library, a scrapbooking event to benefit the library, Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Cost is $10 and registration is limited.
Lunch will be served on site and there will be ample cropping space as well as beverages and snacks.
For more information, call 812-859-4553 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 19th annual Clay County Business Showcase will take place at the National Guard Armory in Brazil Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Admission and parking are free. Food will be served.
A long-term care seminar will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, from 1-3 p.m., at the Terre Haute Savings Bank in Brazil.
Indiana Long-Term Care Division Director Becky Vaughan will conduct an informal presentation regarding nursing home care costs and other related issues, including Medicaid funding for healthcare.
A question and answer session will follow.
For more information, call 448-3100.
4-H Open House
Clay County 4-H has scheduled an open house from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Clay County 4-H Fairground Exhibit Hall.
The event is an opportunity for both old and new 4-H'ers and mini 4-H'ers to ask questions and see projects that are available.
Those interested will also be able to sign up for 4-H at this time.
Games, prizes and face-painting will be available and every child who comes gets four free tickets to play games. Additional tickets will be available at five for $1.
There will also be refreshments served.
For more information, call 448-9041.
The Vigo County Park and Recreation Department will conduct its Maple Syrup, Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at Fowler Park Feb. 21-22, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Fowler Park is seven miles south of Interstate-70 off United States 41.
For more information, call 812-462-3392.
The Clay City High School Band Boosters have scheduled Basket Bingo to take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Clay City Goshorn Park Orange Building.
Doors for the event open at 5:30 p.m., with playing set to start at 6 p.m.
Food and beverages will be available.
Cost is $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
To reserve tickets, call Missy Bridgewater at 223-6328 or Tonya Jones at 835-1244.
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will host "What you should know about Type 2 Diabetes," at the Brazil Public Library at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26.
The class will provide general information about Diabetes as well as information on nutrition and the importance of glucose monitoring.
The presenter will be hospital representative Andrea Baysinger.
For more information, call 448-1981.
'Low Vision Expo'
The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center will host "Low Vision Expo," Thursday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The event will take place at Meadows Banquet and Conference Center, 3 Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute.
The program is free and $5 gift certificates will be provided to the first 175 people in attendance.
For more information, call 812-298-9455 or e-mail email@example.com.
Mardi Gras party
Vigo County Lifeline will have its annual Mardi Gras Party Friday, Feb. 27, at the Zorah Shrine, 420 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, from 7-11 p.m.
A cash bar and snacks will be available.
Tickets are $25 each or $10 each for students with an ID and will be available at the door.
Advanced tickets may be purchased at Baesler's Supermarket, 2900 Poplar Ave., Terre Haute.
For more information, call 812-238-2620.
The House of Hope, 5525 W. US 40, Brazil, will conduct an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, Feb. 28.
The event will take place from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost will be a $5 donation and all proceeds will go toward the general needs and bills of the ministry.
A tour and explanation of the program will be available by staff members.
A Jonah Fish Fry has been scheduled for 4-7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
The event will take place at the Orange Building in Goshorn Memorial Park, Clay City. The fish fry is being sponsored by the R.E.I.N. Center Coalition, Inc. All proceeds from the event will go toward the new community building for Clay City.
Cost is $7 in advance for adults or $7.50 at the door. Children will be admitted for $3.50 in advance or $4 at the door. Advance tickets are available at both Clay City banks, Clay City Pharmacy and the Clay City News office.
Live entertainment will be scheduled to take place from 6-7 p.m.
Carry out will be available.
The menu will consist of fish, baked beans, grean beans, cole slaw or applesauce, bread, tea or lemonade. Dessert will be available.
All applications for the Habitat house, which will be built in Clay City later this year, must be postmarked by March 15.
To receive an application, send name, address and phone number to PO Box 81, Brazil, Ind., 47834.
Homeward Bound Walk
Wabash Valley Social Service agencies will participate in the first Homeward Bound Walk at Fairbanks Park in Terre Haute April 19.
All proceeds from the event will be used to provide housing and supportive services for the Wabash Valley homeless.
For further information, log on to www.homewardbound.org.