Special Events

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.

January 11

Friday Crafts: Will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 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 the Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.

The Music of James Stanley: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation presents local organist and choir director James Stanley at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Stanley will lead a small vocal ensemble in several of his original compositions.

January 12

James Stanley: Local organist and choir director will host a reading session for local choir directors and singers at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church.

Photography Class: Tim Hendricks will teach a three-part series covering the basics of photography from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 5, 12 and 19 at the Carroll County Public Library. Those attending are asked to bring their camera and camera manual. Registration is requested by calling (502) 732-7020.

Dental Information Fair and Screening: Will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 113 Michigan Road. A local dentist will be available for consultations and to answer questions about dental-related topics or problems.

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.

Bernard "Boo" Schafer's 85th Birthday: Celebrate Bernard "Boo" Schafer's 85th birthday with an open house from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Madison Township Firehouse. He requests no gifts.

Senior Dance: Will host Country Rhythm Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. A cake walk will be held 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.

January 14

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.

Artist Reception: Susan and Warren McEuen will share photos from their recent trip to South Korea with stops in Japan and China at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Eat Well Workshop: Will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. Kelly Walburn of Rivertown Chiropractic Wellness Center will offer a look at nutrition as a foundation for wellness. For more information call (812) 265-2744.

January 15

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.

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

Relay for Life Kick Off Celebration: Will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Venture Out Business Center, 975 Industrial Drive. Food and beverages will be provided. Anyone interested in learning more about or being involved with the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life is welcome. For more information call (812) 599-5909 or email brandy.graham@cancer.org.

January 16

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.

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

January 17

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.

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.

Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District Board: Will meet at 7 p.m. in the Ripley County Annex Building in Versailles. All meetings are open to the public.

January 18

Red Hatters: The Red Hatters of Madison will tavel to Belterra for lunch. The car pool will leave from the Prince of Peace parking lot at 10 a.m. All Red Hatters and guests are welcome. For more information call (812) 265-4433.

CCPL Board Meeting: The Carroll County Public Library Board will meet at noon.

Curly Scarf Class: Learn how to make a curly scarf from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. There is a materials fee of $5 for the class. Registration is requested. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

Violin Virtuosi: The Hanover College Community Arts Series will present Violin Virtuosi at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for youths. Tickets will be $15 if purchased on the day of the show. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.hanover.edu/arts or call (812) 866-7110.