Special Events

The World Comes to Madison: The Seifert-Short Museum and Learning Center, 113 E. Third St., will display nativities and crèches from around the world during the holiday season. The museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December and January. It will be closed Dec. 26. Free admission.

GED Help: Will be offered at 3:30 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. at the Carroll County Public Library.

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

Yoga Class: Will meet Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:45 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Senior Nutritional Meals: LifeTime Resources offers meals for seniors Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Senior Citizens Center, 208 W. Main St. Meals are not served on holidays.

Bridge Group: The Tuesday Duplicate Bridge Group meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the great hall at Christ Episcopal Church. New bridge players are always welcome. For more information call (812) 866-3767 or (812) 265-4433.

Narcotics Anonymous: Will hold open meetings Sunday, Monday and Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at 506 Mulberry St. For more information call (812) 265-9834.

December 17

Belly Dance for Fitness: Will be held at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Court Street Cinemas - The Dark Knight Rises: Will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.

Yes, Virginia: Madison Consolidated Schools will present a free musical production of "Yes, Virginia" at 6:30 p.m. in the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium. The production will feature approximately 35 elementary school students from E.O. Muncie, Rykers' Ridge and Lydia Middleton elementary schools.

December 18

Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch will host a Blood Drive for the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the library auditorium.

Yes, Virginia: Deputy Elementary School will present a free musical production of "Yes, Virginia" at 1 p.m. at the school. The production will feature third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students, as well as some first- and second-grade students.

Christmas in Canaan: Canaan Community Academy will host a bookfair and visit with Santa from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the school. A Christmas program will be presented at 7 p.m. with refreshments to follow from 8 to 9 p.m. All area families are welcome.

Madison Community Band Christmas Concert: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present the Madison Community Band under the direction of Mark Johnson at 7:30 p.m. in the Overlook Room at the Clifty Falls State Park Inn.

December 19

Yes, Virginia: Deputy Elementary School will present a free musical production of "Yes, Virginia" at 10 a.m. at the school. The production will feature third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students, as well as some first- and second-grade students.

Zumba!: Will be held at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Candlelight All Levels Yoga Benefit: Yoga in Madison, 416 West St., will host a candlelight yoga class for all levels from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the American Red Cross and helping individuals during emergencies. For more information call (812) 701-0284.

December 20

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.

Sip N' Knit: Will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at Harriette's Knit Knook, 103 E. Main St. All types of stitchery are welcome.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet every Thursday at 5 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church on Cherry Street. For more information call (812) 265-4641.

December 21

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.

December 22

Sip N' Knit: Will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Harriette's Knit Knook, 103 E. Main St. All types of stitchery are welcome.

Court Street Cinemas - Odd Life of Timothy Green: Will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.

December 24

Fourth Monday Kids' Storytime: Will be held at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers. Selections will be tailored to the ages in the audience.

"The Night Before Christmas": A live reading of seasonal favorites will begin at 9 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. The readings will be broadcast on WORX 96.7.

December 26

Zumba!: Will be held at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

December 27

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.

Sip N' Knit: Will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at Harriette's Knit Knook, 103 E. Main St. All types of stitchery are welcome.

Carroll County Lions Club: Will meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at noon at the Two Rivers Restaurant in General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Ky. New members are welcome.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet every Thursday at 5 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church on Cherry Street. For more information call (812) 265-4641.

Make and Take Crafts: Will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch from 6 to 7 p.m. Crafts will include glitter "Thank You" cards and painting suncatchers. The event is free for all ages. No registration is needed. For more information call (812) 265-2744.