The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Free Fans Available
Free box fans are now available to Brazil and Brazil Township residents at the Brazil Township Trustee's office, 37 W. Kruzan St., Brazil.
Persons who do not have air conditioning, or who have small children or those with breathing problems are eligible for a free fan, and should bring current identification to the office.
The Trustee's office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Township Trustee T.J. Sneddon also said more fans are needed, and those who wish to donate may call 446-9511, or bring them to the office.
Due to extreme weather conditions, the Harmony Town Council is asking all residents to not conduct any outside burning until further notice.
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:
* Aug. 21 -- At the Van Buren Fire House, and
* Nov. 20 -- At the Posey Township Fire House.
Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.
During the month of July, the center will conduct a blood drive at the Clay County Beef Cattle Association, from 5:30-9 p.m., July 17.
For more information, call 1-800-632-4722 or log on to www.donorpoint.org.
The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
For further information, call 446-2517.
The Brazil Public Library will host Silly Safaris with Coyote Chris as part of its Summer Reading Program Wednesday, July 25, at 1:30 p.m.
All youth are invited.
The program is free and open to the public.
For further information, call 448-1981.
The second Pierson DeHart Memorial Golf Scramble will take place at noon, Saturday, July 28, at the Forest Park Golf Course.
Lunch will begin at noon, with tee-times set for 1 p.m.
Cost to participate in the scramble is $45 per person, which includes lunch and cart fees.
Cost for businesses or persons interested in sponsoring a hole and having a team of four golfers in the tournament will be $225.
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, July 28, from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, call 446-3110.
Ice Cream Social Scheduled
The Ashboro Methodist Church, south of Brazil on State Road 59, will conduct its 35th Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 28, beginning at 5 p.m.
There will also be plenty of barbecue sandwiches and hot dogs as well as nachos and cheese, pies and cakes.
The homemade ice cream is made with pasteurized eggs.
Entertainment will be provided by For His Glory.
Freewill offerings will be accepted.
For further information, call 812-939-0403.
The YMCA of Clay County, in conjunction with First Christian Church, will sponsor the Mega Sports Basketball Camp July 30-Aug. 3, from 6-8 p.m., each evening.
The event is offered to boys and girls entering into fifth- and sixth-grade.
Cost is $25, which includes a T-shirt, water bottle, sports cards and a Bible.
Registrations are due by July 16.
For further information, call Kaylee McCollum at 446-2214 Ext. 11.
The annual Clay County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place Friday, Sept. 21, at Forest Park Golf Course.
A shotgun start at 1 p.m., is planned, with lunch scheduled for noon.
Cost to register is $50 per person or $200 per team.
Those interested in participating should send registration and checks payable to Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 535 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
For further information, call the Chamber at 448-8457 or e-mail email@example.com.