Special Events

French Kisses: The Madison Community Players will present the comedy "French Kisses." The dinner theater will be held Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at the Livery Stable. The doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., with the show to follow the meal. Tickets are $28 and are available at Nice Shots!, 131 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 493-3357 or (812) 701-3028.

God of Carnage: Hanover College will present the adult comedy by Yasmina Reza, directed by Nichole Marquez at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 or students in high school or under. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.

Computer Help: The Carroll County Public Library offers walk-in computer help and tutoring Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 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 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call (812) 265-8308.

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

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. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Walk Away the Pounds: Daily at 9 a.m. 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' Health Medical Office Building.

February 4

Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday in February with free showings at 1:30 p.m. Fred Astaire's Royal Wedding will be shown Feb. 4.

Resume Help: Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive, will host a seminar on resume help from 2 to 4 p.m. The program will feature free one-on-one resume help, three printed copies and a resume saved to disk. Registration is requested. For more information or to register call (502) 255-7362.

February 5

IKE Retirees: Retired employees of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park Inn. All retirees and guests are welcome.

Children's Consortium Meeting: Will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. at River Valley Resources, 215 E. Main St., Suite 1. A representative from Choices Strengthening Individuals and Families, Advancing Systems of Care will be at the meeting. For more information call (812) 344-6853.

Genealogy Group: Family history researchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library to share ideas and tips. February's meeting will feature guest speaker Jim Graves. For more information call (502) 255-7362.

Mother Goose on the Loose: Storytime for babies and toddlers age 6 to 35 months and a caregiver will be held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch from Jan. 15-Feb. 12. Registration is required. Call (812) 265-2744.

February 6

Preschool Story Time: Storytime for children ages 3 to 6 will be held Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch from January 16-February 13. Registration is required. Call (812) 265-2744.

Manga Club: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. for students in sixth to twelfth grade at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch.

International Film Series - Offside: The Hanover College International Film Series will show "Offside" at 7 p.m. in Classic Hall, room 102. The 2006 Iranian film is directed by Jafar Panahi. The film follows Tehran, a soccer fan who isn't allowed inside the stadium because she is female. The series is free and open to the public.

February 7

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.

Southwestern Food Pantry: Will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. The pantry is open to families of Southwestern Middle and High School students and offers food and daily living supplies. For more information or to make a donation to the pantry call (812) 866-6230 or (812) 866-6222.

Craft Time: Craft time for children ages 10 and under will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch from Jan. 17 to Feb. 21. Some crafts may be messy. The event will not be held Feb. 14. For more information call (812) 265-2744.

"Meet Bentley" Family Fun Night: Meet Bentley, a certified therapy dog and hear his story from owner Janet Myers. Myers will also talk about her book, "Booboos, Band-aids and Bentley," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive, Bedford, Ky. For more information call (502) 255-7362.

Victorian Valentine: Indiana State Museum Eastern Region Program Manager will give a history of Valentines and talk about the Victorians who won hearts with bits of lace, ribbon, flowers, hearts and cupids and make your own creation at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.

February 8

Rykers' Ridge Winter Carnival: Rykers' Ridge Elementary School will host their school fair from 5 to 8 p.m. with food available from B&R Barbeque and an auction led with Sarah Minor.

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.

Mardi Gras Winter Gala: Will be held in Struck Gymnasium at the Horner Center on the Hanover College Campus featuring the music of Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies. The event starts with a cash-bar at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. and live music and dancing at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 and must be reserved by Jan. 29. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110. The event is free for season ticket subscribers, but a seat must be reserved.