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. For more information cal (812) 427-3152.

Love Out Loud: Just for Him Ministries will host a two-day event July 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. and July 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. The free event includes food, inflatables, live music, clothing, games, prizes and haircuts. For more information visit www.justforhim.org.

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.

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.

Zumba: Will be offered at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

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.

July 19

Car Wash and Bake Sale Fundraiser: The Lexington Academy, 2426 Parker Lane, Lexington, will host a fundraiser for the wife of one of the firefighters who was killed in the June 30 Arizona wildfire. The event will include a car wash and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Emergency officials from Scott and Jefferson counties, as well as the community, are welcome. For more information call (812) 889-3992.

Dairy Show: Will be held at 1 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

Sheep Show: Will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

Cruise-In: The CAM Car Club will host a cruise-in at hilltop Dairy Queen from 5 to 8 p.m.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the 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.

Truck and Tractor Pull: The sanctioned event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

July 20

Garden Club: Will host an introduction to flower arranging at 10 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. All materials are provided for a $5 fee. The program is for adults and children with an adult helper.

Jewel House Open House: Will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with refreshments. The assisted living center is located at 607 Virginia Ave. For more information call (812) 273-0472.

Meet the Author - Michael Henson: Cincinnati author Michael Henson will sign and read from his newly released book, "Tommy Perdue" from 1 to 3 p.m. July 20 at Village Lights Bookstore.

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

Auction Barbeque: Will be held at 3 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds, followed by the 4-H Livestock Auction at 4 p.m.

SOLD OUT - O Madison Where Art Thou?: River Run Theatre Company and the Cultural Continuum will present a musical event July 20 at Eleutherian College featuring live music from " O Brother, Where Art Thou?" Tours and refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Seating is limited. For more information visit www.culturalcontinuum.org.

Senior Dance: Will host Country Rhythm 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.

Ulster Project Dinner Auction: Will be held at The Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event will include a cocktail hour, dinner and auction featuring handmade crafts and items from local businesses and Northern Ireland. Dinner will be provided by the Red Pepper. Entertainment will be provided by the 2013 Ulster Project teens. Tickets are $15 per person or $100 per table.

Backyard Concert Series: Will feature the Sonny Moorman Group in a free performance at 7 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Ky. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or (502) 682-0256 or visit www.friendsofbutler-carrollton.com.

Mud Run: Will begin at 7 p.m. at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds.

July 22

Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.

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.

VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.

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

Fourth Monday Storytime: Will be held at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Jill Kelly Koren will tailor the selections to the ages of the audience.

Fourth Monday Book Group: Will meet at noon at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss "Seating Arrangements" by Maggie Shipstead. Copies are available at the desk.

Court Street Cinemas: Will show "42" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.

Jefferson County Board of Health: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room at the Jefferson County Health Department, 715 Green Road.

Historic District Board of Review: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Madison City Hall. The filing deadline for applications to be considered is July 3.

Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Christian Church. The meeting will feature a patriotic program with member participation..

July 23

Veterans Benefits Representative: A veterans benefits field representative from the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs will be at the Veterans Affairs Health Clinic in Carrollton, Ky. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment call 1-800-747-9963.

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

911 Communications Administrative Board of Jefferson County: Will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 4:15 p.m. at Madison City Hall. For more information call (812) 273-3313.

Madison Community Players Auditions: The Madison Community Players will host auditions for "Zombies from the Beyond" from 6 to 8 p.m. at the chamber of commerce.