Special Events

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 sheila@carrollcountylibrary.org 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.

January 3

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 3 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Knitters are also welcome.

Red Hatters: Will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Key West Shrimp House, 117 Ferry St. They will celebrate 'Christmas in January.' Those planning to participate in the exchange should bring a $5 gift. For more information call (812) 265-4433.

KDH Retirees: The retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at The Pines.

Vevay First Friday: Will start the new year with a Mardi Gras-themed First Friday event from 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown merchants and restaurants will have extended hours. The Switzerland County Visitors Center, 128 W. Main St., invites visitors to wear a mask, beads or other attire in honor of Mardi Gras. The center will also host a "Become a Jester" photo opportunity and a display of Kathy Williams' collection of masks.

Hoops for Education: The Madison Consolidated Education Foundation will host a basketball event at 6:30 p.m. featuring teams from local law enforcement, local educators, Grote Industries and Madison alumni. There will be entertainment between games. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for children in preschool or younger. The fundraiser supports Madison Consolidated Schools academic teams and teachers' programs.

January 4

Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Smurfs 2" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.

January 6

KYNECT: Get assistance with Kentucky health care sign-up from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

White-Nose Syndrome - Managing a Bat Fungal Pathogen: The Big Oaks Conservation Society will host United State Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Rich Geboy at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Geboy will discuss the impact of white-nose syndrome on native bat populations. The public is welcome to the free presentation.

January 7

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

Jefferson County Sheriff's Merit Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Commissioners Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 265-2648.

January 8

Regional Business Expo Planning Meeting: Will be held at 9 a.m. at the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Lego Mania: Will be held starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

January 9

Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwestern High School, 167 S. Main Cross Road, Hanover. The event is open to the public. For more information or to reserve a donation time call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org. The sponsor code is 182.

Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society.

January 10

Knit and Crochet: Gather to knit and crochet or get help from others at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Andrew Winner: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present guitarist Andrew Winner in concert at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Madison.