Looking Ahead - February 28, 2014
Friday, February 28, 2014 10:00 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.
Mama Won't Fly Auditions: The Madison Community Players will hold auditions for the upcoming production of "Mama Won't Fly" at the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, 301 E. Main St., from noon to 2 p.m. March 1. For more information call (812) 701-8986 or (812) 493-3357.
Mother Goose Time: Carroll County Public Library is accepting registration for a free program for babies with a caregiver. The program will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays. It will begin in March. For more information or to register, call (502) 732-7020.
A.D.E.P.T. Level I: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 7 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. For more information about the alcohol/drug education/prevention/pretreatment program call (812) 498-6880 or (812) 265-9059.
A.D.E.P.T. Level II: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 3-7 and March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. For more information about the alcohol/drug education/prevention/pretreatment program call (812) 498-6880 or (812) 265-9059.
Rock 'n' Read Around the Clock: As part of Read Across America month, Village Lights Bookstore will host a 24-hour reading marathon from 6 p.m. March 14 to 6 p.m. March 15. The readings will kick-off at Friday with an reading of "The Cat in the Hat" for children. Volunteers can sign-up for 30-minute intervals to sit in a rocking chair in the store's front window and read silently. The store will also host a children's book drive. Donations of new or gently read children's books will also be collected for the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, which will distribute them to charities in the region. Books can be dropped off starting March 1 at the bookstore. For more information or to sign-up to read, call (812) 265-1800.
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.
Celebrate Recovery: A 12-step, Christ-centered, recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups, from addictions to depression, will meet at 4 p.m. Sundays at Faith Covenant Church, 217 E. Third St.; and at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John's United Church of Christ, 406 East St. For more information call (812) 801-6008. (812) 599-4163 or (812) 701-9712.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 email@example.com to set up an appointment.
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 meet 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.
Health Screenings: King's Daughters' Health will offer free blood pressure and BMI testing from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the basement level conference center of the hospital. Registration begins at 9 a.m. They will also offer a cholesterol/wellness profile for $35. For more information call (812) 801-0175.
UFO Quilt Day: In the world of quilting a UFO is an unfinished project. Bring an unfinished project, whether it was started last week or last year, and join others for a productive day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Knitters are also welcome.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Steel Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
No More Cutting: A support group for girls from junior high to college who struggle with depression, fear, anxiety and suicidal thoughts will meet every Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group is spiritually-based and non-denominational. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
Sophie Reen: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present an evening of cello music from Sophie Reen accompanied on the piano by her husband Dr. Stephen Reen at 7 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway.
Pancake Breakfast: The Madison Kiwanis Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club. Tickets for the meal are $5. Proceeds will benefit both clubs.
Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary School.
Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Guns and Hoses: The third annual law enforcement versus firefighters charity boxing event will be held at Belterra Casino Resort featuring officers and firefighters from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, including several individuals from Jefferson County. The event will benefit the regional Children's Advocacy Center and the non-profity Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy charity Angels for Isaac. Tickets for the 7 p.m. event are available through Ticketmaster and at Belterra. For more information visit www.911giveshope.com/southeast.
Cinderella's Closet Dress an Accessory Drive: Trimble CARES Drug Free Coalition will host a formal dress and accessory drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Trimble County High School. The organization provides formal wear for girls who could not otherwise afford to attend prom. All donations should be age appropriate for high school girls. For more information call (502) 255-5100, ext. 1044 or ext. 3003; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For details on the program visit www.cinderellasclosetusa.org.
Moving for Better Health: The free exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
Senior Social: Will be held at 10 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. The "Young at he(ART)" themed event will create works with paint to display in the library. There will also be a take-away craft for participants to continue their artsy adventures at home.
KDH Retirees: The retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Ponderosa.
4-H Dog Obedience Classes: Will start at 5:30 p.m. March 1 at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Any child in Jefferson County in third through twelfth grade is eligible to participate in the 4-H Dog Project. Contact the Jefferson County Purdue Extension Office at (812) 265-8919 for registration. For more information about the project call (812) 528-5853.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen Gravity staring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
Big Oaks Conservation Society: Dr. Joe Robb, refuge manager at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, will speak at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. He will discuss the activities and volunteer opportunities that are available at Big Oaks.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.