Special Events

Host of Angels and Annual Festival of Trees: Lanthier Winery will host their annual displays Nov. 29-Dec. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Santa's Cottage: Will be open Dec. 20 and Dec. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain. Santa will also be available from noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 22.

Festival of Lights: Thousands of holiday lights reflect into the water along the Ohio River at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay from Nov. 30 to Dec. 31.

Festival of Trees: General Butler State Resort Park will host the annual Festival of Trees from Dec. 7 through Jan. 1, with the exception of Dec. 23-Dec. 26 when the lodge will close for the holiday.

Food for Fines: The Carroll County Public Library will sponsor the annual holiday program. During November and December food donations will be accepted for fine amnesty. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

Computer Help: The Carroll County Public Library offers walk-in computer help and tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (502) 732-7020 and ask for Sheila or email sheila@carrollcountylibrary.org to set up an appointment.

Walking: The Brown Gym will be open for walking from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call (812) 265-8308.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh in starts at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-5529 or (812) 265-4641.

GED Help: Will be offered at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Homework Help: Will be offered at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

ESL Class: Will be taught at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Walk Away the Pounds: Daily at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

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' Hospital.

Support Group: Will meet every Thursday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The spiritually-based group supports those struggling with depression, fear, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and grief. For more information call (502) 468-6316.

Senior Citizens: The Madison Senior Center, 208 W. Main St., hosts activities during the week including euchre at noon on Monday and Thursday, and bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The center also has a pool table, Wii, and dominoes. Lunch is available each day, but those interested must sign-up the day prior. For more information call (812) 265-4758.

Jefferson County House of Hope: Will provide free food and supplies to residents of Jefferson County who are in need. A household may visit once every 30 days. Guests will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. The clearinghouse is located at 100 E. Second St. The entrance is located off First St., at the rear of the building.

December 16

Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Christmas Gift Wrapping: Bring unwrapped gifts to the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, 301 E. Main St., at let others wrap them for you from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations appreciated. All proceeds to go to Sighted Guide, an organization to enable personal independence for the visually impaired and blind.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training: Pathways Youth Shelter and Family Services will host suicide prevention training with Troy Hedges at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required by Dec. 9. The class is $20 per person and limited to 20 people. For more information call (812) 265-3777, ext. 222 or email jbasham@pathwaysmadison.org.

Decembersongs: The Red Bicycle Hall and The Cultural Continuum of Madison will present "Decembersongs" live at 7:30 p.m. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Village Lights Bookstore or online at www.culturalcontinuum.org.

Freethinkers - Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays each month at Mumbles Restaurant, 115 E. Vaughn Drive. For more information call (812) 839-6535.

December 17

Chess Club: Will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch on the third Tuesday of the month.

December 18

Budget and Credit Class: A certified financial professional will provide resources to construct and maintain a monthly budget at 1 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The class will also discuss ways to establish or improve credit and how to avoid lending scams. To register call (502) 732-5253.

CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

December 19

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

Ohio Valley Opportunities Board of Directors: Will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the OVO Administration Office, 421 Walnut St. For more information call (812) 265-5858.

Typography Matters: Professional typographer Derek Black, formerly of Madison, will explore the fascinating world of text design at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The program is free and open to the public. For more information or to reserve a seat, call (812) 265-2744.

December 20

Rainbow Loom Jewelry: Join the newest crafting craze at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of 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. The event will include the annual holiday party and pitch-in.

Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday each month at Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 839-6535.

December 21

Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

December 23

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.

Southeastern Indiana Woodturners: The local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 8896 Baseline Road, Holton. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information call (812) 689-6545 or (812) 265-6500.

VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.

Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Home Alone" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.

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 Dec. 4.