Looking Ahead - April 19, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013 11:00 AM
Looking Ahead items must be in writing and hand-carried, mailed, faxed or e-mailed to The Madison Courier at least two weeks before the date of the activity, meeting or event. The Madison Courier is at 310 West St., Madison, IN 47250. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The fax number is (812) 273-6903 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Spring into the Valley: Will be held April 20-21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Indiana Wine Trail at Ertel Cellars Winery, Lanthier Winery, Madison Vineyards, the Ridge Winery, Stream Cliff Farm Winery and the Thomas Family Winery. For more information visit www.indianawinetrail.com.
Creative Spaces Rural Places: Will be held April 20-21 in Switzerland and Ohio counties with nearly 50 artists opening shops, studios, galleries and homes during the annual art tour. Locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit www.creativespacesruralplaces.com.
Al-Anon Family Group: Will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway. For more information call (812) 493-3848.
Orchard Support Group: A support group for pregnant mothers, new mothers and mothers of older children who are battling addiction will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the King's Daughters' Health Medical Office Building.
Canaan Community Academy Carnival: Will feature dinner from 5 to 7 p.m., games from 6 to 8 p.m. and an auction starting at 8 p.m.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Bowl For Kids' Sake: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County will hold the 16th annual Bowl For Kids' Sake fundraiser at Ten Pin Alley Bowling Center. For more information, to make a donation or to start a team, call (812) 273-0797 or email BBBS_Jefferson@yahoo.com.
Third House: Join local legislators from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Ivy Tech Community College's Business Conference Center.
The Garden Club: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Share gardening tips and make a living wreath. There is a $5 materials fee.
Kite Workshop: Clifty Falls State Park and the Hoosier Kitefliers Society will hold a kite-making workshop at the nature Center from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Materials will be provided for making an easy-to-fly "sled kite." A fee of $2 per kite will be accepted to cover material costs. Park admission is $5 per in-state vehicle, $7 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information call (812) 273-0609.
Lego Club: Join others who love legos at 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. Bring your own or share the library's stash of legos. For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.
Organ Crawl: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. starting at St. John's United Church of Christ, 406 East St., before heading to St. Michael the Archangel, 521 E. Third St., and Windle Auditorium, 101 E. Third St., and ending with a reception at First Baptist Church, 416 Vine St. The event, which features organists Jonathan Stanley, Peggy Hans and Linda Roaks, is hosted by Historic Madison Inc. It is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.
Teen Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Kite Flying Fun: Clifty Falls State Park and the Hoosier Kitefliers Society host a kite-flying event at 1:30 p.m. inside the park's State Road 62 entrance. The event is dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey. All kites and kite lines must be made of material that does not conduct electricity. Park admission is $5 per in-state vehicle, $7 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information call (812) 273-0609.
RiverBend Writers Group: A new community of writers is forming to share motivation, constructive criticism and offer support. The meeting will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
Senior Dance: Will host Silas and the Side Kicks from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Dupont Alumni: Will hold their annual meeting at the Dupont Firehouse at 6 p.m. The doors open at 5 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share.
Jeremy Talbott Benefit: Will be held outside at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, 707 Jefferson St., from noon to 6 p.m. with live music. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs. In case of rain the event will be moved inside. All proceeds will go towards funeral expenses. For more information call (812) 701-8648.
Irish Road Bowling: The Ohio Valley Celtic Society will hold the first Indiana Irish Road Bowling League outing at 1 p.m. First time and experienced bowlers are welcome. The event will meet at Jefferson Presbyterian Church, 10570 Jefferson Road. Road bowls will be provided. For more information cal (812) 801-7572 or (812) 701-8466, or visit the Ohio Valley Celtic Society on facebook.
Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.
Moving for Better Health: The free senior exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.
Kids' Fourth Monday Storytime: Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Selections will be tailored to the age of the audience.
Fourth Monday Book Group: Will meet at the Carroll County Public Library at noon to discuss "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles.
Monday Matinee Classics: Will screen the "The Iron Mask" featuring Douglas Fairbanks at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Historic District Board of Review: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Madison City Hall. The filing deadline for applications to be considered is April 3.
Jefferson County Board of Health: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room at the Jefferson County Health Department, 715 Green Road.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Les Miserables" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available. The film is rated PG13.
Movie Club: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. This month's discussion will focus on "The Wizard of Oz." For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. in the fellowship room of the Lexington Christian Church. They will host Indiana Historic Landmarks. The program will discuss the architecture of homes and buildings in Indiana and in Lexington. All are welcome. The event is handicap accessible. They will not meet in May.