Looking Ahead - July 18, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014 11:00 AM
Looking Ahead items must be in writing and hand-carried, mailed, faxed or e-mailed to The Madison Courier at least two weeks before the date of the activity, meeting or event. The Madison Courier is at 310 West St., Madison, IN 47250. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The fax number is (812) 273-6903 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will host free showings during their family film series. Movies show at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Remaining films include: Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, July 21-22; and The Lego Movie, July 28-29. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.
Switzerland County 4-H Fair: Will be held July 12-19 at the Switzerland County 4-H Fairgrounds. The 4-H Exhibit Hall will open Monday through Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and open on July 19 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. The commercial building will be open Monday through Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. The building will open from noon to 9 p.m. on July 19. There is no main gate entry fee for the Switzerland County Fair this year, and there is no charge for parking. For more information call (812) 427-3152.
Summer Theatre Workshop: The Madison Community Players will host its annual summer theatre workshop July 21-Aug. 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Brown Gym. Those in third grade and older are welcome. Tuition is $25. The student performance will be held at 7 p.m. July 31. For more information call (812) 493-3357.
Bicentennial Mural: Art teacher Bonnie Peugeot welcomes help working on the Bicentennial mural at Crystal Beach. Work will be going on from 4:30 to 7 p.m. July 24 and July 28-30; from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11-15, Aug. 18-22, Aug. 25-29, Sept. 2-5, Sept. 8-12, Sept.15-19 and Sept. 22-25; and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 13-17, Oct. 20-24 and Oct. 27-29. They will not work on the project if it rains or the temperature is below 40 degrees. For more information call or text (812) 493-4077.
Queen of the Mississippi: Will be in Madison from 10 p.m. July 26 to noon July 27.
MCHS Class of 1979 Reunion: The Madison Consolidated High School class of 1979 will hold its 35-year reunion Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Reservations are due by July 31. For more information or reservations call (812) 265-3053, text (812) 701-4413 or visit the class' page on Facebook.
Summer Lunch: Will be served as part of Gleaners Summer Meals for Kids program, Monday through Friday, June 4-July 31. It will not be served July 4. Meals will be served in Hanover from noon to 12:25 p.m. at West Lawn Mobile Home Park, Rainbow Apartments and Woodside Mobile Homes 1; and from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Woodside Mobile Homes 2, Jones Mobile Home Park and at the corner of Sycamore and Maple streets. Meals will be served in Madison from noon to 12:40 p.m. at Presidential Estates/Windridge Apartments, from noon to 12:20 p.m. at Madison Mobile Home Village, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Valley Court Apartments and from noon to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army.
Pep Walks: King's Daughters' Health will host weekly walks on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 5 through Aug. 28, except for July 3. The walks start and finish at the KDH/Trilogy Health parking garage on Broadway. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Walkers are encouraged to walk by themselves or with a group at their own pace. Downtown walking maps will be provided for various 1 to 4-mile courses. Cold water will be provided. Those attending at least 10 of the 12 walks will receive a free t-shirt during a special scavenger hunt walk on Sept. 4. For more information visit www.kdhmadison.org or call (812) 801-0175.
Jefferson County House of Hope: Will provide free food and supplies to residents of Jefferson County who are in need. A household may visit once every 30 days. Guests will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. The clearinghouse is located at 100 E. Second St. The entrance is located off First St., at the rear of the building.
Celebrate Recovery: A 12-step, Christ-centered, recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups, from addictions to depression, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John's United Church of Christ, 406 East St. For more information call (812) 801-6008. (812) 599-4163 or (812) 701-9712.
Farmer's Market: Will run from April 1 through Oct. 31 on Broadway between Main and Third streets. The market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Vulture Adventure: Meet at the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at 2 p.m. for a 1-hour moderate hike to learn about two scavengers from the sky and how important they are to our ecosystem.
Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at Village Lights Bookstore.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Bark in the Park: Bring a four-legged friend to the campground gatehouse at Clifty Falls State Park at 10:30 a.m. for a one-hour walk.
Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Critter Feeding and Turtle Walk: Visit the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at 2 p.m. to learn what's on the menu for local critters and help give the center's turtles some sunshine.
Created Equal - America's Civil Rights Struggle: Eleutherian College will host the educational and cultural program with a screening of "Slavery by Another Name" at 3 p.m. For more information visit www.eleutheriancollege.org.
TCHS Class of 1960 Reunion: The Trimble County High School class of 1960 will hold its annual reunion at 4 p.m. at The Pines. All classmates and their guests are welcome. For more information or to confirm attendance call (812) 265-6366.
Kentucky Kruizers Cruise-in: Will be held at 6 p.m. at Cooper's Restaurant. For more information call (502) 773-4147.
Backyard Concert Series: General Butler State Resort Park and Friends of Butler will present the 2014 Backyard Concert Series at 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Butler-Turpin State Historic House in Carrollton, Ky. The free concert will feature Kentucky Blue at 7 p.m.
Owl Prowl: Meet at the Clifty Falls State Park pool parking lot at 9 p.m. for a one-hour search for birds of the night. Participants will be introduced to the three most common owls of Indiana and then head out for an easy hike.
Shock Treatment Benefit Show: Will begin at 10:30 p.m. at Key West Shrimp House. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
American Queen: Will be in Madison from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Moving for Better Health: The free exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
Bedford City Commission: Will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Morgan Community Center.
Needlecraft Guild: Join fellow knitters for fn and conversation at 5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch. Bring a current project to work on. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
Trimble County Fiscal Court: Will meet on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
Carroll County Fiscal Court: Will meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in the Fiscal Court on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse.
911 Communications Administrative Board of Jefferson County: Will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at Madison City Hall. Accommodations are available by calling (812) 273-3313 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Madison Community Band Practice: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brown Gym. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information call (812) 273-5103.