Special Events

Switzerland County 4-H Fair: Will be held July 13-20 at the Switzerland County 4-H Fairgrounds. There is no gate fee. Grandstand events begin Monday and feature a greased pig contest, truck and ATV drags, a mud run and a truck and tractor pull. For more information cal (812) 427-3152.

Summer Theatre Workshop: The Madison Community Players will present their annual summer theater workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. July 22 to Aug. 2 at the Brown Gym. The program is open to everyone in third grade or older. Tuition is $25. The student performance will be Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. For more information call (812) 493-3357.

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 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call (812) 265-8308.

Yoga and Hiking: Start the say with free yoga and hiking at 8:30 a.m. each Tuesday during June, July and August. Meet at the bottom of the Heritage Trail on Vaughn Drive. Those attending are asked to bring their own water and a yoga mat. The event will be canceled in case of rain. For more information call (812) 701-0284.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh in starts at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-5529 or (812) 265-4641.

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' Hospital.

Senior Citizens: The Madison Senior Center, 208 W. Main St., hosts activities during the week including euchre at noon on Monday and Thursday, and bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The center also has a pool table, Wii, and dominoes. Lunch is available each day, but those interested must sign-up the day prior. For more information call (812) 265-4758.

July 12

Livestock Auction: Will begin at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Tommy Day. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.

Freethinkers, Coffee and Conversation: Will meet in the Atrium Room of the Village Lights Bookstore at 6 p.m.

Meet the Author - Lisa Trimble Actor: Will speak and sign copies of her book "Rebel Raiders" from 6 to 8 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.

Paint the Bridge: Art on Main, 309 W. Main St., will feature the Madison-Milton Bridge, past and present, through submissions of paintings, drawings, photography and 3-dimensional artwork during July with an opening reception July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.

Music in the Park: Will feature the Jimmy Davis Band, opened by Dave Dwyer starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Broadway Fountain. New this year will be hot food available starting at 6 p.m. with Jug Heads Grub Company and Frazer Dogs.

Tractor Pull: Will begin at 7 p.m. in the grandstand at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Admission is $10 and free for children younger than 6.

Nothing Stops This Train: Hanover College's The Rivers Institute Traveling Theatre group will present "Nothing Stops This Train," a play about the Underground Railroad by Terence Boyle at 7 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay. Admission is free, but a free will offering will be collected. For more information on the production call (812) 866-6846.

July 13

Madison Road Rally: The scavenger hunt style road rally will begin and end at the Clifty Falls State Park shelter house with registration at 9 a.m., a driver's meeting at 9:45 a.m. and departure at 10 a.m. The course will visit a variety of historic locations in and around downtown Madison. For more information visit www.scenicroadrallies.com.

Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Jack the Giant Slayer" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.

Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, East wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.

Senior Dance: Will host the Side Kicks from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday 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.

Troy Hoffman Benefit: Will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Knights of Columbus with raffles, corn hole, refreshments, and live music from Darryl Hewitt and Southbound. Admission is $10.

Patry with the Ulster Project: Will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Crystal Beach. Admission is free. Swim with this year's teens and get to know them before they return to Ireland.

Mud Run: Will begin at 7 p.m. in the grandstand at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 and free for children younger than 6.

Fashion Revue: Will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

July 14

66th Nighbert Reunion: Will be held at the Hanover Fire Department from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a dish or two to share and their own table service. Donations will be collected to cover reunion expenses.

Horse and Pony Show: Will be held at 3 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

PFLAG: Will meet at 3 p.m. for a movie at Hanover Presbyterian Church, 174 E. Main St., Hanover. Members are asked to bring photos from the Regatta parade to share.

July 15

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.

Tractor Driving Contest: Will begin at 9 a.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Hotel Transylvania" at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Movie Monday: Watch a movie on the big screen at the Trimble County Public Library at 1 p.m. Snacks are provided. For more information call (502) 255-7362.

Rabbit Show: Will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

Greased Pig Contest: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

Little Miss and Mister Contest: Will be held at 7 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

July 16

Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Hotel Transylvania" at 10:30 a.m.

Lasagna Dinner: Center Square Baptist Church will host a lasagna dinner at 5:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

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

Make a Basic Business Website: Learn how to design a business website with budget-friendly tools with instructor Joyce K. Meyer from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. For more information or to register for the free event call (502) 255-7362.

Swine Show: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.