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 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 Mayor's office at Brazil City Hall will take applications for lifeguard, assistant manager, and cashier positions for the 2011 summer season at Forest Park beginning Monday.
Applications must be received by Friday, April 15.
For further information, call Ruthann Jeffries at 448-3248.
A recital of sacred and classical music will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Monday, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.
Elizabeth, a 2009 Northview High School graduate, will be accompanied by her father, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College music faculty member Ronald D. Maurey.
The recital is open to the public. People of all faith traditions are welcome to attend.
The Clay County Democrat Club will meet Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at Sisters Antiques, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Those wishing to attend are asked to use the side entrance.
Refreshments will be served and all are invited to attend.
St. Vincent Clay Hospital's next class on Diabetes Education will begin this month.
"What You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes," will begin Wednesday, March 16, from 6-7 p.m.
The four-week class will meet March 16, 23, 30 and April 6.
Class size is limited and are provided free of charge. For more information, call 442-2740.
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Tri Kappa will host its annual Bingo fundraiser Thursday.
The event will take place at the Owen Valley Middle School in Spencer and will feature baskets by Longaberger.
Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased at Hammond's Florist or by calling 812-829-4286.
Doors to the event open at 5:45 p.m., with Bingo beginning at 6:30 p.m.
State law prohibits anyone under 18 to be in attendance during the event.
Tri Kappa is a non-profit philanthropic organization supporting culture, charity and education.
Make A Card!
The Brazil Public Library will host a beginning card making class at 6 p.m., Thursday.
Those attending will make two handmade greeting cards.
Cost for the class is $5. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
For more information, call 448-1981.
First Financial Bank is inviting all to its annual Farmer's Share Ribeye Dinner, which will take place in conjunction with Ag Week at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The date for the event is Thursday. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and the dinner will start at 6:30.
The Clay County Beef Cattle Association will cater the meal.
The speaker this year is Amber Wolfe, Agri Ability Project Coordinator for the Arthritis Foundation.
Door prizes will be drawn.
Tickets cost $5 and may be purchased at First Financial Bank by calling 443-4481 or 812-939-2145, or the Clay County Extension Office at 448-9041.
Tickets must be purchase no later than Monday, March 15.
The Indiana Onsite Waste Water Professionals Association (IOWPA) 2011 Certification Training Registration is coming to Clay County Monday, March 21.
The event will take place from 9 a.m.-noon, and is a review of changes to the 410 Rule.
The IOWPA test will take place from 1-5 p.m. IOWPA certified earns 2.5 CEUs.
The event will take place at Glory Days Restaurant, 802 Main ST., Clay City.
Registration forms for the event may be obtained from the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, 955 W. Craig Ave., Brazil.
Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday. In addition, a form may be e-mailed by calling 448-1108 Ext. 3.
Bennett To Visit
The Clay County Republican Club will host Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Bennett, at its monthly meeting Monday, March 21.
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., and will take place at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
Those interested in attending the meeting do not need to be a member of the club. However, membership to the club is available for those wishing to join for $10 per year.
Clay County Farm Bureau has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m., at the Cory Firehouse for the purpose of policy development.
Pizza will be served.
Ivy Tech Community College will host its annual Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, March 24.
Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All are encouraged to attend.
To reserve a booth space, log on to the Ivy Tech website at http://ivytech.edu/terrehaute/career-ser..., and click on the Job Fair registration form button.
For additional information, call the Ivy Tech Career Services Office at 1-812-298-2282.
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct its monthly food drive from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 26, at the church.
For more information, call 446-3110.
The 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society Relay For Life "Team Pappy's" have scheduled two upcoming fundraisers.
The team captain is Kathy Bell.
On Monday, March 28, Pappy's Bar-B-Que, 111 E. National Ave., Brazil, will donate 10 percent of its sales to Relay For Life. A special brownie sundae will also be available for a small donation to the event.
On Saturday, April 2, the team will conduct a Relay For Life scrapbooking crop event from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Cost is $10 per person, with door prizes, make and takes and games available.
All proceeds will be used to support Relay For Life.
Snacks, drinks and a sandwich will be available for lunch with pizza possibly being made available for supper.