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.

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.

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.

January 4

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook: The Carroll County Public Library will host a craft time from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the library to make snowflakes to help transform a school building into a winter wonderland for returning Sandy Hook students in Connecticut. Individuals are welcome to come and craft snowflakes at the library or drop off their own to be mailed with the library's snowflakes. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

Mardi Gras First Friday: Mardi Gras was celebrated by Vevay citizens not according to the religious calendar but at the start of the New Year. Participants are encouraged to visit area businesses in the historic business district, where tickets for a prize drawing will be given to those wearing masks and/or costumes. For more information call (812) 427-9406.

January 5

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.

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

Senior Dance: The senior dance set for Saturday at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club has been canceled. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.

January 6

Indiana Healthy Choices: A free informational meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch for those interested in lower cholesterol and blood pressure, losing weight and more healthy topics. The new class is set to begin Jan. 8. For more information call (812) 493-3343.

January 7

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.

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

Court Street Cinemas: The Carroll County Public Library will show "Trouble with the Curve" at 6 p.m. The film stars Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams. It is rated PG13.

Switzerland County Farmers Market Planning Meeting: Will be held at 6 p.m. at the Marathon Gas Station in East Enterprise. For more information call (812) 594-2050 or email swisscofarmers@gmail.com.

January 8

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

NARFE: The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1677 will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steak House. All federal retirees, active employees and their guests are welcome.

January 9

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

January 10

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.

One Stop Job Search: Will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Public Library.

Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch, 420 W. Main St.

Human Relations Committee: The City of Madison's Human Relations Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 101 W. Main ST.

January 11

Computer Basics - Make the Most of Your E-Reader: Learn the basics and some new tricks for e-readers from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Public Library.

Friday Crafts: Will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

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.