Looking Ahead - July 26, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013 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.
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.
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.
Succulent Garden: Create a shoe planter for succulents at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Bring a worn out boot or sneaker, or even a pair of ill-fitting heels. The library will provide the soil and starter plants. The program is for adults and children with an adult helper.
Madison Moveable Feast: The progressive dinner will feature various locations in and near Madison from 4 to 9 p.m. July 26. Tickets are $50 per person, $35 per Indiana Landmarks member. Reservations are required. For more information visit www.indianalandmarks.org.
Fourth Friday: Will be held in downtown Madison from 5 to 8 p.m. with extended business hours and free trolley rides. Local musicians will also be playing with Dave Dwyer at Galena Garlic Company, The Chestnuts in the Main Street parking lot, Drew Geerts at Madison Coffee & Tea, Kriss Luckett and Greg Ziesemer at Gallery 115, Stan Attenberger at Madison Buy Design, John Sheckler at Something Simple, Charlie Schnabel at Fine Threads and Craze at the First Baptist Church. For more information call (812) 493-4984 or visit www.madisonmainstreet.com.
Art Opening Reception - Up and Out: An opening reception will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore for the artwork display of Madison native Emi Knight. Her work will be on display through Sept. 24.
Southwestern Class of 1983 30-year Reunion: Will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at Broadway Hotel and Tavern. There is no cost to attend. For more information call (812) 293-4197
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.
Tools for Schools: The Salvation Army will hosts its annual school supplies program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to provide a free backpack, school supplies and back-to-school clothes for Jefferson County children. Those attending should bring proof of residence in Jefferson County and a Social Security card for any child not present at the event. Proof of residence could include a current driver's license, state-issued picture identification or a current bill showing a Jefferson County address. For more information call (812) 265-2157.
Raker-Buscher-Strautmann-Titkemeyer Reunion: Will be held at 11 a.m. at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Carroll County, Ky. Those attending are asked to bring family history and memorabilia to share as well as food to share. For more information call (812) 701-3690, (502) 648-5216 or (502) 732-5341.
Madison-Milton Bridge Slide Celebration: Will begin with a world record attempt from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Crystal Beach Pool as the city attempts to have the most people down a water slide in 1-hour. Admission to the pool is free from 4 to 6 p.m. The party will continue on Madison's Riverfront starting at 5 p.m. with a community concert band performance, The Doctors Band at 6:30 p.m., a Cliff Robinson Air Show at 7:30 p.m., Rusty Bladen at 8 p.m. and a lighted boat parade at 9:15 p.m. followed by a screening of the Disney/Pixar film 'Cars" In case of rain the event will be moved to July 28.
Neavill's Grove Auction and Ice Cream Social: Will be held July 27 starting at 4 p.m. with sandwiches, desserts and ice cream, along with entertainment from Tommy Day & Cool Country from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The auction begins at 5:30 p.m., featuring many donated items and gift certificates. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of the property.
Fish Fry: The Dupont-Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry on the last Saturday of the month at the Dupont fire house from 4 to 8 p.m.
Christian Motorcycle Association: The "Soul Survivors" Madison Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. The group meets on the fourth Saturday of the month. For more information call (502) 759-4821.
CANCELED - Senior Dance: Will not be held this week at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
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.
School Choice Informational Meeting: Will be held by Classical Conversations, a Christian homeschooling community from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch.
Alzheimer's Support Group: Will meet at 7 p.m. at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center in the continuing education area in Wing 1. The free meeting offers an educational program and light refreshments. For more information call (812) 866-2625.
Work It Wednesday: Will be held at noon at the chamber, 301 E. Main St. with 15-minute guest speaker Ron Bill, Constant Contact. The lunch is free for chamber members, $4 for non-members.
Free Veterans Benefits Seminar: Will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Jewel House, 607 Virginia Ave. The event is presented by Joe DeVito, veterans service officer for Jefferson County.