The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:
The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board had originally scheduled a special meeting to take place Thursday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m., in the Park's Superintendent Office.
The meeting has been canceled.
Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December.
The following is the schedule for leaf pickup:
* Dec. 3-7 -- Northwest section of the city will be picked up.
For additional information, call 448-8501.
Historical Society Meeting
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Dec. 3, in the lower level of the museum.
The guest speaker will be Jim Albright, author of the book, "Last Guard Out."
The program will focus on Albright's time as a prison guard at Alcatraz.
The public is welcome to attend.
Clay Community Schools Central Curriculum Committee will meet Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m., at Clay Community Schools Central Administration Office.
Items on the agenda include a review and vote on high school new course proposals, course changes and discussion related to the adoption of new elementary reading textbooks.
For more information, call 443-4461 Ext. 1181 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees will meet for a special session Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m., at their central administration building.
The board will consider naming a new director of buildings and grounds.
Family Fun Night
Forest Park Elementary will host its annual Family Fun Night Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Forest Park students and their immediate family members are encouraged to attend.
Christmas dinner will be served and students will have an opportunity to make Christmas craft projects. Santa and his reindeer will also stop by for a visit and to take pictures.
For more information, contact principal Jon Russell at 443-7621.
The Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc., will present "Christmas At The Lark: A Tapestry of Light," Dec. 6-8, at the Lark Theater.
A dinner buffet will be served at 6:30 p.m., each evening, with the show beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m.
Cost to attend is $25. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
For reservations, call 442-6909.
The Brazil Moose Lodge, located at 225 S. Depot St., Brazil, is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5-7 p.m. The cost for a meal is $6, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Clay County Toys for Tots. The organization needs $500 more to reach their goal for this year.
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive in December in Clay County.
The event will take place Dec. 10, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Holly Hill.
Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, log on to www.donorpoint.org, or call 1-800-632-4722.
The annual meeting of the Posey Township Clay County Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m., at the firehouse in Staunton.
The agenda will include the election of two membership directors and any other business a may properly come before the meeting.
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Dec. 29, from 1-3 p.m.
The event will take place at the church, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil.
For more information, call 446-3110.
Clay County Day!
Clay County Day in Bradenton, Fla., will take place Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
The 34th reunion and luncheon will take place at PIER 22 Ballroom, formerly the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom.
Letters will be mailed to past attendees.
Due to the increase in postage, letters will not be sent to those who have not attended the past three years.
For more information, or to be added to the mailing list, call B.J. Hofmann at 812-239-9600.