The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
The Brazil Lions Club is currently accepting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donations through a recycling program.
Donation boxes have been set up at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, or The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil.
For further information, call 448-3100.
Mobile Food Pantry
The Catholic Charities mobile food pantry will take place the second Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bowling Green community building.
The Clay County Local Emergency Planning Committee will conduct its regular 2012 meetings prior to the Clay County Fire Chief's Association at 6 p.m., with the chief's meetings at 7 p.m., during the following dates:
* May 15 -- At the Dick Johnson Fire House,
* Aug. 21 -- At the Van Buren Fire House, and
* Nov. 20 -- At the Posey Township Fire House.
The Parke/Vermillion Crisis Pregnancy center is now open.
The business is located at 118 Ohio St., Rockville, on the north side of the square.
Center hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
The business offers free pregnancy tests, confidential peer counseling, diapers and other basic baby items.
For further information, call 1-765-569-6460.
The Clay County Historical Society will conduct a meeting Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum.
The guest speaker will be Marjorie E. Hopkins, author of, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife," which was released to bookstores nationally Dec. 20.
The 2012 Veterans Expo will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, at the V.F.W. Post 972, 1111 Veterans Square, Terre Haute.
The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its March meeting Thursday, March 8, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.
The Knights of Columbus will conduct a Fish Fry March 9, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall, from 4-7 p.m.
Family price is $15. Individual prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children, and no charge for children under 3.
The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct the "Dance Fitness for Funds," event Saturday, March 10.
The event will take place at the Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, Terre Haute.
Doors will open at 9:30 a.m., with the fun beginning at 10.
Cost is $12 in advance or $15 at the door.
For further information, call 812-238-1561 Ext. 242, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Daughters of the American Revolution are forming a new chapter in Clay County.
An organizing meeting has been scheduled for Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m., at the Clay County Historical Society.
For more information, call Jodi Lohrman at 812-201-8704 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Brazil Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge No. 274 will conduct a fundraiser Saturday, March 10.
All funds from the event will go to help pay for medical expenses local resident Harold Rogers, also known as "the one-armed bandit," who is currently suffering from cancer.
The fundraiser is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., with live entertainment performing until 1 a.m.
A pork chop dinner has been scheduled for 5 p.m., which will include two side dishes and dessert.
Cost is $6.50 per person.
Door prizes will be given away throughout the day.
In addition, a silent auction and live auction will take place.
The event is open to the public.
The lodge is located at 122 E. National Ave., Brazil.
For further information, call 448-8468.