The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times:
City Hall Closed Monday
In observance of the Independence Day holiday, Brazil City Hall will be closed Monday, and will reopen for business Tuesday.
In addition, the Sanitation Department will operate one day behind schedule for the week of July 4-8.
For more information, call 443-2221.
Due to the July 4 holiday this Monday, the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club will not meet Saturday.
The Clay County Sheriff's Department 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Team is sponsoring a tasty fundraiser for cooks everywhere.
The "Star Recipes" cookbook is filled with 78 pages of recipes and cooking hints provided by the staff of the sheriff's department, Clay County Justice Center and some of the inmates at the facility.
The books are currently on sale for $10, and may be purchased during normal business hours for the Clay County Justice Center. Funds raised from the sale of the cookbooks will be used to support Relay and the Clay County Food Pantry.
For more information, call Dee Smiley at the Clay County Justice Center at 446-2535.
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, is currently offering preschool screenings.
The screenings are for children who live in the Clay Community School district and will be 4-years-old by Aug. 1, 2011.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 446-2536 or 812-878-9073.
The main office at Northview High School will be open Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 27-July 25.
Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these hours.
The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 26.
Clay County Schools has announced summer hours for its Central Office, located at 9750 N. Crawford St., Knightsville.
Through July 25, office hours are Monday-Thursday, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. The office will be closed on Fridays.
During the week that includes the 4th of July holiday, the office will be closed Monday, July 4, but will reopen Tuesday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Members of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee are currently undergoing a photography project involving valley cemeteries.
The committee is creating a database for family researchers to use free of charge. Currently, they have nearly completed taking photographs of cemetery headstones in Vigo County and are now working on cemeteries in Clay County.
Restlawn and Harmony cemeteries were recently photographed.
The committee is looking for information on any unmarked burials in the cemeteries.
Those with information regarding unmarked burials in the two cemeteries are urged to contact Tamie Dehler at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 812-460-1230.
The Clay County Adult Literacy Program will conduct free private tutoring sessions at the Brazil Public Library for adults who wish to improve their reading skills or would like to learn to read.
Pamphlets are currently available at various locations around the city.
Those wishing to take part in the sessions are urged to return the pamphlet to the Clay County Adult Literacy Program, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
For more information, call 446-1331.
The Center Point United Methodist Church will send a team to Cap Hatien, Haiti, to help work on the church there and to put on a Vacation Bible School for 1,000 children at New Jerusalem Ministries.
The church will provide meals for 1,000 children each day for three days.
The church will conduct a fundraising breakfast Saturday, July 2, from 7-11 a.m.
All proceeds from the freewill offering of the breakfast will be used to help provide meals for the children.
Those who may not be able to attend, but would like to support the effort, may send contributions to Center Point UMC, PO Box 96, Center Point, Ind., 47840. The menu will consist of sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy and pancakes.