The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
No Paper Monday
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Monday.
However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Jan. 17.
For further information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Clay County Courthouse, Soil and Water Conservation Office, Health Department and Extension Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 16.
All offices will re-open for regular business hours Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Ivy Tech Classes
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, and Ivy Tech Community College are teaming together to offer college courses for interested individuals.
To learn more about programs or courses, call the LEAAP Center at 446-2536.
Council To Meet
The Brazil Common Council will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
General business will be discussed, and the public is welcome to attend.
Trustees To Meet
The Jackson Township Trustee Board will meet Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., at the Jackson Township Community Building.
For further information, call 446-5016.
The Wabash Valley Bee Club is inviting all to view the documentary, "Vanishing of the Bees," Jan. 11, 2012, in Meeting Room C of the Vigo County Public Library.
For further information, e-mail Riley.Honey.Farm@gmail.com.
The Carbon Town Council will conduct a special meeting Thursday, at noon, at Carbon Town Hall.
The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the Preliminary Engineering Report for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project.
The council will also take action on the salary ordinance for 2012.
The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m., Jan. 12, in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast from 7-11 a.m., Saturday.
All are invited to attend.
On The Radio!
The Northview High School boys' basketball game on the road against the Bloomington North Cougars, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 17, will be broadcast live on 97.7-FM WCLS Radio.
Award-winning Tony Kale will handle play-by-play.
WCLS may also be accessed online at www.wcslfm.com.
Committee Meeting Set
The Northview High School Postprom Committee will meet Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m., in room 214 at the high school.
For more information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1300.
Interested individuals are invited to the Brazil Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, to learn how to make a 3D snowflake.
The program is free for adults and open to the public.
For more information about adult, teen and youth programs, call 448-1981.
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Brazil National Guard Armory Jan. 21, 2012, from noon-3 p.m.
The blood center hosts hundreds of drives each month.
Donors may find the most up-to-date blood drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 1-800-632-4722 and selecting option No. 4.
For further information, call 1-800-632-4722.
The Northview High School Big Brother/Big Sister program will sponsor a Zumbathon Saturday, Jan. 21, from 1-3 p.m., at North Clay Middle School.
The event will take place to raise money for the organization.
Cost is $10.
Parking will be allowed in the front of North Clay and doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Chamber Meeting Set
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 24, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
The speaker for the event will be Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, who will discuss future plans for the City of Brazil.
Cost for lunch is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.
For further information, call 448-8457.
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will sponsor a community dinner Friday, Jan. 27, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center.
The dinner will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dinner rolls and dessert, along with coffee, tea or lemonade.
Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under.
All proceeds will benefit the Staunton Community Center.
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, call 446-3110.
Soup Bowl Benefit
Tickets for the second Soup Bowl Benefit are on sale now. The event will take place at the Maryland Community Church, 4700 S. State Road 46, Terre Haute, from 5-7 p.m., Feb. 4.
For further information on tickets, call 812-232-1447.
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Cornhole Tournament Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Brazil Elks Lodge.
For further information, call 448-8457.
Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced it is accepting entries for the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition.
Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 24.
Completed entry forms and poems should be delivered or mailed to Art Spaces, Inc., 669 Ohio St., Terre Haute, Ind., 47807.
For further information or an entry form, log on to www.wabashvalleyartspaces.com or www.artsilliana.org, or send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested may also call 812-235-2801 or 812-235-5007.