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. Free admission.

Spoofydoofs' Funnybone: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present Spoofydoofs' Funnybone Jan. 25-27 at 7 p.m., with an additional showing Jan. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at The Ohio Theatre. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children.

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.

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

January 18

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.

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 $3.50 per person.

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.

January 19

Beef Tagging: Jefferson County 4-H beef tagging will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Any 4-H member planning to show a beef and/or dairy steer at the fair must bring their animal to be tagged. For more information call (812) 265-8919. Make-up beef tagging will be Jan. 26 from 7 to 10 a.m.

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.

Lego Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. All ages are welcome. Those attending are encouraged to bring legos. For more information call (812) 265-2744.

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

Chili Supper: The North Madison Volunteer Fire Department, 1825 Allen St., will host a chili supper from 2 to 9 p.m.

Senior Dance: Will host Cool Country with Tommy Day Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. 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 20

John W. Lee 90th Birthday: Friends and family are invited to celebrate the 90th birthday of John W. Lee from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Versailles Post 173 of the American Legion, 119 S. Washington St., Versailles. Lee, formerly of Fairview, is a lifelong resident of Switzerland and Jefferson counties. Refreshments will be served. He requests no gifts.

Project Phoenix Open House: Project Phoenix Inc. will host an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. for the public to see the renovated home. Enter the main entrance to the Madison State Hospital off of Lanier Drive. Signs will be posted to the house. For more information visit www.projectpnx.org.

January 21

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.

Martin Luther King Day Program: Trinity United Methodist Church will host a Martin Luther King program from noon until 1 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Ron Norris. A light lunch will follow the service with a limited number of to-go lunches available for those who must return to work.

Marade: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a marade starting at 3 p.m. in the J. Graham Brown Campus Center lobby.

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

January 22

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.

Poetry Slam: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a poetry slam at 7 p.m. in the Haq Center on campus.

January 23

MLK Art Show: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a a Martin Luther King Art Show in the lobby of the J. Graham Brown Campus Center on the Hanover College Campus.

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 Jan. 16-Feb. 13. Registration is required. Call (812) 265-2744.

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

Madison Chamber and Economic Development Dinner: Will be held at the Brown Campus Center on the Hanover College Campus with a cocktail reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and the dinner and meeting from 7:15 to 9 p.m.

January 24

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.

Reds Caravan: Will stop at the Historic Hoosier Theater from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The tour will include broadcaster Thom Brennaman, chief operating officer Phil Castellini, baseball operations president Walt Jockety, veteran catcher Corky Miller, outfielder Jay Bruce and minor leaguer Ryan LaMarre. The group will be available to answer questions and sign autographs. It is free and open to the public.

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.

Race in Your Face: The event will be held as part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebrations at 6:30 p.m. in Donner Hall on campus.