The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
All public winter decorations at gravesites located at the Center Point Cemetery must be removed by April 1, according to cemetery officials.
Decorations that are not removed will be discarded.
Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw recently announced two new meeting dates for residents to meet with their respective representatives.
The meeting for Ward 4, with council member Bill Lovett, will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, and the Ward 3 meeting, with council member Steve Lamb, will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 22.
Bradshaw and At-Large council member Pat Heffner will also be available during the meetings, which will be in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
For more information, call 443-2221.
The YMCA of Clay County and St. Vincent Hospital are partnering together to offer a series on health promotion.
Classes will take place on March 19, March 26 and April 2. All classes will run from 7-8 p.m., and will take place in the YMCA Community Room.
For more information, call Andrea Baysinger, RN, BSN, at 442-2740.
Both Harris Bank locations in Clay County are currently conducting food drives.
The bank will conduct the food drive for the remainder of the year under the theme, "Hunger knows no season."
The bank is asking those interested to donate to the cause and people may do so by dropping off food at the banks or deliver it through the drive-thru.
The banks are open Monday-Thursday, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., as well as Saturday, from 9 a.m.-noon.
The bank will also take money donations.
Jackson Township Elementary School students are collecting Box Tops for Education and Campbell points.
The points and Box Tops are used to purchase items for the playground and classroom.
Those wishing to donate labels may give to any Jackson Township student or send them to 7777 N. CR 425 W., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
The LEPC will conduct meetings this year on the following dates: Feb. 17, May 19, Aug. 18, and Nov. 17.
The meetings will take place at the Clay County Justice Center in Brazil and will start at 6 p.m.
This year's tabletop exercise will take place at the Cory Fire House at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24.
Anyone interested in joining the Local Emergency Planning Committee is welcome to attend the meetings.
Bingo times change
Bingo at the Cunot Community Center will take place Tuesday evenings.
The doors to the facility will open at 4:30 p.m., and those wishing to participate must be 18 or older.
There is a progressive jackpot and the center is licensed.
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).
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will present "What You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes," on Wednesdays during the month of April.
The classes will take place from 6-7:30 p.m., on April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, at the hospital's medical office building community room.
To register for the classes or for more information, call Andrea Baysinger, RN, BSN, at 442-2740.
Come taste the fish!
The Clay County 4-H Council has scheduled its annual Fish Fry to take place today, March 21, from 4-7 p.m.
The event will take place in the 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.
Cost will be $7 for adults or $4 for children and all funds collected will go to the 4-H Council.
Take out and drive-through will also be available.
For more information, call 448-9041.
Blue Moon Gifts, 10 W. National Ave., will conduct a Spirit Fair today, and Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Discounted readings and Reiki will be offered. In addition, special sales will take place all day.
For more information, call 443-2584.
The Clay County Parks Board will meet at the Clay County Courthouse Monday, beginning at 7 p.m.
Annunciation Church has scheduled a Fish Fry for Friday, March 27, from 4:30-7 p.m.
The event will take place at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall, 8990 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil.
The fish fry is being sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Cost if $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children 10 and younger.
Rosedale Baptist Church, 204 E. Middle St., Rosedale, will conduct its Ladies Spring Extravaganza March 28.
The event will begin at 6 p.m.
A donation of $10 will be required.
For more information, call 1-765-548-2857.
Clay City Elementary School will host its third Spring Carnival and Raffle Friday, April 3, from 6-8 p.m.
Games, food and fun will be provided.
Two prize tables will be on hand and the token redemption process has been simplified so choosing prizes will be easier.
Game tickets are 25 cents each or five for $1.
Items for the raffle have been donated by local businesses and members of the community. Tickets for the raffle are $1 each or six for $5.
Sales of game and raffle tickets will end at 7:30 p.m.
The Brazil Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., will conduct a "Passport to Kidz Missions," and Easter Egg hunt Saturday, April 11, from 1-3 p.m.
The event is for children up to 11-years-old.
Snacks, treat bags, prizes and entertainment will be offered.
For more information, call the church office at 446-0371.
Get your fiber
The Fiber Event, which will take place Friday, April 10, from 1-7 p.m., and Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle.
This is the third year for the event, with vendors offering fibers, equipments, and other fiber-related items. There will be workshops and food vendors at the event both days.
Visit TheFiberEvent.com for complete vendor and workshop listings.
Parking and admission will be free.
Paint the Town Purple
The American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life committee invites local residents to help them "Paint the Town Purple" on Tuesday, April 14, as a way to celebrate survivorship and the upcoming event. The goal of this year's Relay event is to raise $42,000 during the 12-hour fundraiser scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., on May 8-9, at the Clay County YMCA. For more information about the 2009 Relay For Life event, make a donation or to sign up as a participant, survivor or team, log onto www.relayforlife.org/claycountyin.
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.
Covered Bridge event
The Montezuma Covered Bridge Committee will host the third 5K run/walk through two Parke County Bridges Saturday, May 16.
Registration will be at 4338 W 40 N on United States 36, Rockville, located four miles east of Montezuma, beginning at 7 a.m.
The Kids Run/Walk will begin at 7:45 a.m., and the adult Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m.
Awards and medals will be given in different age groups along with participation ribbons.
Registration costs $20 for adults in advance or $22 after April 30. Children 10 and under will cost $10 in advance or $12 after April 30.
For more information, call 1-765-492-0821.
Camper Rally set
A vintage camper rally has been scheduled for June 11-14 at Sullivan Park and Lake in Sullivan.
All vintage campers are encouraged to attend.
The Indiana June rally is registered with Tin Can Tourists and is posted on its website.
For more information, call Roger and Erin Dulin at 448-3434 or 1-812-299-4249 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.