Special Events

Annie Get Your Gun: The MCHS Theatre Department will present Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” at 7 p.m. April 21 and April 22, and at 2:30 p.m. April 22 and April 23. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium at MCHS. Tickets are $10 for the main floor, and $5 for the balcony.

Poetpalooza 2016 - A Tri-State Poetry Summit: Will be held April 28 and April 29 at Village Lights Bookstore with hourly readings and signings by poets from Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. For more information, or a complete schedule, visit www.villagelightsbooks.com.

Bowl for Kids Sake: The annual fundraiser to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County will be held April 29 at Ten Pin Alley Bowling Center. This year’s event is fiesta themed. For more information, or to form a team, call (812) 273-0797 or email bbbs_jefferson@yahoo.com.

April 17

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

Board of Public Works: Will meet at 11:30 a.m. in Madison City Hall.

Ohio Valley Indivisible: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. For more information, email ohiovalleyindivisible@gmail.com.

Freethinkers of Madison: Will meet on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. For more information, call (812) 839-6535.

April 18

Mother Goose on the Loose: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch will host an event for children 6- to 35-months-old at 10 a.m. The free event includes rhymes, songs and musical instruments for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, or to register, call (812) 265-2744.

Prince of Peace Registration: Shawe Memorial High School and Pope John Elementary School will hold registration from 4 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at the elementary school. Tours are available. For more information, call (812) 273-5835, ext. 245 or email poppresidnet@popeace.org.

City Council: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Madison City Hall.

Hanover Town Council: Will meet at 6:15 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday each month at the Hanover Community Center, 200 Spruce Lane.

April 19

Preschool StoryTime: Will be held at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 6 with stories, movement and crafts at the Madison branch. For more information, or to sign-up, call (812) 265-2744

April 20

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

Preschool StoryTime: Will be held at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 6 with stories, movement and crafts at the Hanover branch. For more information, or to sign-up, call (812) 866-1470

Jefferson County Job Fair: Will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College. Applicants should dress professionally, bring a resume and be prepared to fill out applications. For assistance with a resume or interviewing, call (812) 265-3734.

Harlem Wizards vs. Carroll County Crushers: The fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County High School gym. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Family Ties Resource Center. There will be a free autograph session after the game. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call (502) 732-7008.

Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District Board of Directors: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the Ripley County Annex Building in Versailles. All meetings are open to the public.

15th Annual Student Art Exhibit: Will be held at the Jefferson County Historical Society with an open house and reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

April 21

Big Oaks Bird Tour: Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge and the Oak Heritage Conservancy will host a birding tour. Join biologists at 7 a.m. at the office for an opportunity to see some migratory birds of Indiana. The cost is $3 per person. Big Oaks is considered a “globally important bird area.” For more information, call (812) 273-0783.

Hutchings Museum Ribbon Cutting: Join Historic Madison Inc. as it celebrates the new exhibits of the Hutchings Museum at 5:30 p.m. at 120 W. Third St. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.historicmadisoninc.com.

Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Boggs at 6 p.m. at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.

Freethinkers Book Club: Meets on the third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. They will discuss “Your Inner Fish - A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body,” by Neil Shubin. For more information, call (812) 839-6535.

Wig’d Out: The Madison Human Relations Commission will host a screening of the film “Wig’d Out” at 6 p.m. at The Ohio Theatre. The film has a theme of self acceptance and confidence based on a bald young lady who chooses to go “wigless.”

April 22

Food Giveaway: North Madison Christian Church, 1400 E. State Road 62, will host a free food giveaway from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Individuals should arrive early to receive a pass. For more information, call (812) 273-1601.

Earth Day Open Play: All Kids Can will host a free open outdoor play from 9 a.m. to noon at 2420 Wilson Ave. For more information, call (812) 265-8228.

Egg Hunts: The Jefferson County Public Library will host egg hunts at both branches of the library. The hunt at Madison will be at 11 a.m., followed by a hunt at Hanover at 2 p.m. Children will be split into two age groups. For more information, or to sign-up, call (812) 265-2744.

Pedal and Picnic: Take part in a social bike ride around Clifty Canyon and through Clifty Falls State Park in recognition of Earth Day. The path is a moderate ride, that is approximately 4 miles. After the ride, participants are encouraged to bring lunch to eat at the Clifty Shelter, where fruit and dessert will be provided. Riders will depart from the swimming pool parking lot at 11 a.m.

Dupont Alumni Dinner: The alumni of Dupont Elementary School and Dupont High School will hold their annual dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. in the Dupont Fire House. Those who attend are asked to bring a dish to share. Meat, rolls, drinks and table service will be furnished. All who attended Dupont schools are welcome. For more information, call (812) 346-3414.

Blazing Saddles: The Ohio Theatre will screen the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy “Blazing Saddles” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

Elvis Tribute Fundraiser: The Scholarships and Christmas for Children group will host a fundraiser to raise money for scholarships for Southwestern High School seniors. The event will feature Elvis tribute artist Travis Albertson of Austin. The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Salvation Army. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10, $15 for couples, $5 for children age 6 to 12, and free for children under age 5. Concessions will also be available along with auction items.

April 23

Retirement Celebration: Faith Lutheran Church Preschool will celebrate the retirement of Marie Pittman during the church’s 10:30 a.m. service. Refreshments will follow. All former preschool families are invited to attend.

April 24

Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane.

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

VisitMadison Board of Directors: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 W. Ims Lane.

Southwestern School Board: Will meet at 5 p.m. in the elementary school board room, 273 S. Main Cross St., Hanover.

Historic Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Madison City Hall.

PFLAG: The local chapter, which is affiliated with the national organization, will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Clearinghouse of Jefferson County, 100 E. Second St. The group aims to advocate for LGBTQ people and educate all.

April 25

Mother Goose on the Loose: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch will host an event for children 6- to 35-months-old at 10 a.m. The free event includes rhymes, songs and musical instruments for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. For more information, or to register, call (812) 265-2744.

April 26

Preschool StoryTime: Will be held at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 6 with stories, movement and crafts at the Madison branch. For more information, or to sign-up, call (812) 265-2744

Parks Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Madison City Hall.

April 27

Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.

Preschool StoryTime: Will be held at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 to 6 with stories, movement and crafts at the Hanover branch. For more information, or to sign-up, call (812) 866-1470.

Chick Flick: Tri Kappa will host its annual Chick Flick at the Old Market on Main with a showing of “When in Rome.” Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner, a silent auction, a raffle and a cash bar. The films tarts at 7:20 p.m. Tickets are $15. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or by emailing beckyandersonj@aol.com. Proceeds benefit local scholarships.

Jefferson County Senior Citizens Prom: Will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. The event will include dinner, dancing and door prizes. The theme is “Red White and Blue - All American Prom.” Music will be provided by the Paul Boggs Band.