Times Staff Report
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
Northview's main office will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 28-July 26.
Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these times.
The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 27, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Host families needed
Host families are needed for to open their hearts, share their life and their country with international high school students this fall.
CIEE USA High School students stay with the host families for either one or two semesters while attending high school. Traditional families, single parents, retirees as well as empty nestors all can host. Host families can take a charitable contribution tax deduction for hosting.
Students bring their own spending money and health insurance.
To participate, call 812-961-3562 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 'Cool Spot'
The Brazil Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, will once again offer the Cool Spot.
On weekdays, when temperatures are more than 90-degrees, the church will open its family center from 2-6 p.m., for those looking for opportunities for a cool place to take a load off, have a drink, watch a movie, read a book, play board games and make new friends.
The event is free for anyone needing to cool off.
For more information, call the church at 446-0371 or Erin Hood at 448-3188.
Summer Reading programs will take place every Wednesday, beginning at 1:30 p.m., through July 21, at the Brazil Public Library.
Those interested do not have to have a library card to participate in the weekly programs.
The programs are free and open to the public.
The June 30 program will feature the Brazil Police and Fire Departments.
For more information, call 448-1981.
The American Legion Post 2, 1015 Forest Ave., Brazil, will sponsor a bake sale at the post today.
The sale will begin at 5 p.m., and last until the post closes.
All proceeds from the sale will benefit the post.
Those interested in cleaning out the medicine cabinet have a place to put those unused or outdated drugs.
Operation Medicine Cabinet will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, in Brazil.
There will be a drop-off location at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
The drop-off location will be in the medical office building parking lot.
Both over-the-counter and prescriptions drugs will be accepted.
Share Food pickup will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, at First Christian Church.
The Lost Creek Conservation Club will conduct its 2010 .22 Rimfire Rifle Competitions Sunday, June 27, Sept. 19, and Oct. 17.
Practice sign-ins will take place from noon-12:15 p.m., with competition beginning at 1 p.m.
All are welcome.
Shotgun spot shoot will take place Sunday, for factory firearms only.
For more information, call 812-235-0198.
The 55th Center Point Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry will take place Saturday, starting at 4:30 p.m., at the firehouse, located on Main Street in Center Point.
The meal will consist of Jonah Club fried fish, baked beans, homemade slaw, green beans, applesauce, homemade pies and cakes, along with iced tea or coffee.
Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children, and drive through pickup is also available.
There will be live entertainment, and the annual heavyweight horse pull will begin at 8 p.m.
For more information, call Dustin True at 812-835-3582.
The Flower Lovers Club of Crawfordsville will conducts its 11th Garden Walk Tour from 1-6 p.m., Sunday, rain or shine.
Eight gardens in Crawfordsville and the Lake Holiday area will be featured.
Tickets are currently on sale and cost $8. They are available at the Crawfordsville Visitor's Bureau, all flower shops and local greenhouses.
For information, call 765-362-5200 or 765-362-3554.
The Brazil Community Choir, under the direction of Sam Glover, will provide a benefit performance Sunday at the Brazil Church of the Nazarene, at 6 p.m.
The performance, "This Is My Country," will benefit the Clay County Veterans Group.
The organization is currently attempting to purchase a mini-van to help transport veterans to hospitals when needed.
The performance is free, but freewill offerings will be accepted. All proceeds earned will go to the veterans group.
"Achievement Day the Hawaiian Way," the Clay County Extension Homemakers 2010 awards ceremony for club members and a memorial is planned for Tuesday.
Registration is planned for 6-6:30 p.m.
Dinner will be catered by Chaney's Deli. Cost for the meal will be $7.50.
The event will take place at the Clay County Fairgrounds.
For reservations, call Doris Romas at 448-1535.
The Clay County Chorus will be on hand to entertain.
The committee encourages all attending to dress Hawaiian.
All are invited to attend.