Looking Ahead - April 26, 2013
Friday, April 26, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plant Exchange: Chelsea Community Church will host a plant exchange from 4 to 6 p.m. with grasses, bushes, annuals, bulbs, plants, containers and garden decorations.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Canyon River Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Fourth Friday: Madison Main Street businesses will have extended hours for the Fourth Friday Art Jam activities. Downtown art galleries will also host extended hours. The Little Golden Fox will host Emma Ernst and Gregg Martin from 5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 115 will host Just Us Guys bluegrass from 7 to 9 p.m. Galena Garlic Company will host Dave Dwyer from 5 to 8 p.m. and John Sheckler will perform in the gazebo near the Main Street parking lot. Ditto's on main will have music from pianist Leonard Miller from noon to 8 p.m. Madison Apothecary will host a wine-tasting for those 21 and older.
CAM Dinner Theater: The Christian Academy of Madison will host their spring production dinner theater with "Florence Nightingale - Lady with the Lamp," followed by "Anne of Green Gables." The program starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students, and can be purchased at the school office.
Professional Wrestling Fundraiser: Shawe Memorial High School will host a family-friendly professional wrestling event. The evening will feature Shawe's own Sweet William Valentine, Steve "The Strangler" Sims, Cutthroat Curt Gardner as they take on "Killer" Kyle Daugherty and Alex "The Axe" Reuss along with Legendary Bobo Brazil Jr. vs Yukon Mike for the AWA Supreme Heavyweight Championship. Tickets are $6. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the first match to follow at 7:30 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Shawe Memorial band.
KCA Night of Culture: Kent Christian Academy will host an academic showcase at 7 p.m. featuring a public forum debate with Aarika Schulz vs. Ben Mullins, and Rachel Hancock vs. Chloe Schulz. Student projects will be on display and staff and school board members will be available. For more information call (812) 866-3313.
Poetry Nights: Village Lights Bookstore will host an open mic poetry event starting at 7 p.m. April 26 as part of Fourth Friday events. Read original works or those by a favorite poet. Madison poet Jill Kelly Koren will emcee the event.
Pancake Breakfast: The Madison Kiwanis Club will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center, 1551 M.S.H. Northgate Road. Tickets are $5 per person, and are available from any Madison Kiwanis member or by calling the club at (812) 265-5811.
Preparation for Show Day: Will be held for all 4-H members enrolled in the sheep project from noon to 2 p.m. at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Those attending will learn how to prepare sheep for show day and the rules for the show. Lunch will be provided. For more information call (812) 801-3287.
Poetry Comes to Life: Readings of fun, children's poetry, picture books and humorous poems at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.
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.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "The Hobbit" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Fish Fry: The Dupont-Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry on the last Saturday of the month at the Dupont fire house from 4 to 8 p.m.
Christian Motorcycle Association: The "Soul Survivors" Madison Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. The group meets on the fourth Saturday of the month. For more information call (502) 759-4821.
Senior Dance: Will host the Honky Tonk Band 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.
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.
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.
Monday Matinee Classics: Will screen the "Carson City Kid" starring Roy Rogers on April 29 at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Spring into the Garden: Get the dirt on dirt at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. Join Master Gardener and speaker Greg Schneider to learn about soil and soil amendment. For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "The Impossible" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available. The film is rated PG13.