The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
No Bounce House
Due to circumstances out of the control of organizers of the 2012 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic, the Bounce Houses and Inflatables will not be at the festival this year.
Adults who cannot read or would like to improve their reading are invited to visit private tutors through the Clay County Adult Literacy Program.
The program is free and is set up at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil.
For more information regarding the program, call 446-1331. A tutor will contact those calling.
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.
The Rotary Club of Brazil will host Coffee and Club Talk Friday, Aug. 17, from 6-7 p.m., at the Brazil Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil.
The public is encouraged to attend the event.
Those attending will receive a free cup of coffee courtesy of the Rotary Club if they stay for a brief fellowship time followed by a 30-minute informal program.
Finger Print Event
The Brazil Moose Lodge No. 780, 225 S. Depot St., Brazil, will conduct a child Finger Print and DNA event Saturday, Aug. 18, beginning at 1 p.m.
Members of the Brazil Police and Fire departments will be at the event to answer questions. For further information, call 448-1496.
The Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its annual Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, Aug. 18, from 4-8 p.m., at the Jackson Township Elementary School.
Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12. Children 5-under will be admitted for free.
For further information, call 812-986-2645.
The Brazil Winged Modelers, in conjunction with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) will host its annual Air Show Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Brazil-Clay County Airport, to raise money for MDA.
Food and drinks will be available at the event. All are welcome to attend.
The show is scheduled to begin at noon.
Time For A Festival!
The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival will take place Aug. 23-25, in Bowling Green.
The festival will kick off Thursday, Aug. 23, with a ribeye dinner, and close Saturday, Aug. 25, with entertainment provided by the Center Point Family Band and James Family Singers, from 6-7:30 p.m.