The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
Officials with the City of Brazil announced Ringo Drive -- off the north entrance of Edgewood Drive where Vandalia Street turns into Ringo Drive -- will be closed for approximately one week due to work on the Pogues Run tunnel being done in close proximity to the road.
The closure began Thursday, July 19 at approximately 11 a.m.
Officials said the street will be opened during the evening, but will be restricted to one lane only.
For further information, call 443-2221.
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 Health Department will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, July 23, at noon.
The meeting will take place in the Health Office, located in the lower level of the Medical Office Building, 1214 E. National Ave., STE B 110, Brazil.
The Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority will have its birthday dinner at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil.
Cost is $19.26 per person.
All past and present members are invited.
If interested in making a reservation, contact Diane Braden at 446-5801 or Kim Emmert-O'Dell at 812-208-0342 by Thursday, July 19.
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 25, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
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 Brazil Public Library will host a craft event between 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 25.
Those interested in attending will stamp and decorate their own lunch bags.
The craft is for children ages 8-older and is free and open to the public.
The Stage Hams of Terre Haute will present, "The Orphan's King," at World Gospel Church, located on the corner of State Road 46 and Gardendale in Terre Haute, Friday, July 27, at 7 p.m., and at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 28.
Orphans, kidnapping, songs and dances combine for an entertaining show. Admission is free.
This is the eighth summer musical for the Stage Hams. Other included "The Sound of Music," in 2004; "Cinderella," in 2005; "Secret Garden," in 2006; "The Princess and the Pauperette," in 2007; "The Railway Children,"
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.
Youth ages 7--under may stop by the Brazil Public Library Thursday, July 26, between 6-7 p.m., to make a scary shark puppet.
The craft event is free and open to the public.
For further information, call 448-1981.
On Saturday, July 28, associates from St. Vincent Clay Hospital and Kroger will sell hot dogs, chips and soft drinks from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., to raise money needed for school supplies as students prepare for the upcoming school year, at Kroger.
Area residents are encouraged to donate money or buy food and refreshments to support the needs of local students.
The money will be used to purchase school supplies, such as crayons, notebooks, pencils and backpacks.
Those interested in donating school supplies or for more information regarding the fundraiser, call Paulette Gaskill from St. Vincent Clay Hospital at 442-2699.
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.