The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
The Clay County Health Department has available free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products.
For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021.
The Clay County Redevelopment Commission will conduct its monthly meeting on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Clay County Commissioner's Courtroom.
The public is invited to attend.
For more information, call Tom Ames at 812-878-9081.
Donations Being Accepted
Century 21 Hometown Realty, 1605 E. National Ave., Brazil, is currently accepting donations for a food drive for the Clay County Humane Shelter.
Those interested are encouraged to donate name brand pet food and enter for a chance to win a Walmart Gift Card.
The drive deadline has been set for Friday, Feb. 25.
Those donating food may enter for the gift card Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the business.
For more information, call 448-1890.
The Brazil Senior Citizens Center and the Clay County Health Department have teamed together to offer diabetes education classes at the center.
The meetings will take place on the first Friday of the month at noon.
The Clay County Historical Society has closed the doors of the museum for the winter months.
The museum will re-open March 14.
There will be no membership meeting until March 7, 2011.
For more information or to schedule a group tour during this time, call 443-1844.
The Clay County Democrats will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Sisters Antiques, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Those interested in attending are urged to use the side entrance off Washington Street (across from City Hall).
Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call Delores Johnson at 448-3410.
The Brazil Public Library will host "Dog Obedience and Dog Bite Safety," a lecture by Jack Shannon, at 6 p.m., Thursday.
No dogs are needed for the program and the lecture is free to the public.
Those interested in attending should call the library at 448-1981 for reserve seating and more information.
All junior class parents at Northview High School are encouraged to attend the Post Prom meeting at the high school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m., Thursday.
For more information, call Lindsey Rost at 448-2661 Ext. 1494 or Amy Taylor at 448-2661 Ext. 1300.
The Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 25th Pancake Breakfast at the Fowler Park Log Barn Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Adults will be served pancakes, sausage patties, pure maple syrup and a drink for $5. Cost for children 6-under is $2.
For further information, call 1-812-462-3392 or e-mail Kara.Kish@VigoCounty.in.gov.
Indoor Yard Sale
Lady Knights of Annunciation Church are having an Indoor Yard Sale at Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., to benefit church and community service projects.
Breakfast and lunch will be available.
Contact Martha Tempel at 443-7552 for more information.
North Union United Methodist Church will host a soup supper from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19.
Freewill offerings will be accepted.
The menu will consist of soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks.
The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 21, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
The topic of the meeting will be the Kernan-Shepard Report and how its recommendations will effect local government.
The guest speaker will be Jamie Palmer, who served as project manager for the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform, from which the Kernan-Shepard Report came.
School Choice Forum
Teens for Liberty Generation Joshua Club will sponsor a School Choice Forum Tuesday, Feb. 22.
The event is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m., at North Meridian Street Church of Christ, 1524 N. Meridian St., Brazil.
The guest speaker will be Luke Messer, Executive Director for School Choice Indiana. Messer is a former state representative and currently serves as Executive Director for the Indiana Republican Party.
For more information on the event, call 812-835-1167. For more information on Teens for Liberty Generation Joshua Club, log on to www.Teensforliberty.org.
Make A Bird Feeder
Those interested are invited to The Brazil Public Library Feb. 24, for the "Make And Take Youth Program: Make Your Own Bird Feeder."
Craft supplies and an instructor will be available any time between 6-7:30 p.m.
For more information, call 448-1981.
A representative from Ivy Tech Community College will present a workshop regarding financial aid for higher education from 9 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Feb. 24, and again from 4-6 p.m., at the LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil.
The workshop is free.
For more information, call Mary Yelton or Nancy Nevins at 446-2536.
The Harmony Town Council will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, at the Harmony Community Center.
The rescheduled meeting will take place in conjunction with the intent to inform the public of pursuing a grant to help erect a tornado warning system at the community center.
The Bowling Green Chapter No. 304, Order of the Eastern Star will have its regular meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning at 7:30 p.m., March 1.
The meetings will take place in the Clay City Masonic Temple, on Main Street.
The March meeting will be initiation of a prospective member. All members of the Eastern Star are urged to attend. Finger Foods will be provided by all in attendance.
For more information, call Worthy Matron Judy Harbaugh at 812-939-2633.