Looking Ahead - June 13, 2014
Friday, June 13, 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.
Relay for Life of Jefferson County: Will be held at the Madison Consolidated High School track and football field from 6 p.m. June 13 to noon June 14. For more information call (812) 599-5909 or email email@example.com.
Relay for Life of Trimble County: Will be held June 13 at Bedford Elementary School from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. For more information call (859) 372-7883 visit www.facebook.com/rfltrimblecounty.
Relay for Life of Switzerland County: Will be held June 27 at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park with a survivors dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the relay at 7 p.m. For more information call (812) 350-7611.
Angel Tree Yard Sale: The fundraiser yard sale will be held, rain or shine, on East Main St. in Vevay June 13-14 starting at 8 a.m. each day. Proceeds will go toward the non-profit Angel Tree, which helps underprivileged children in Switzerland County during the holiday season.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.
Build a Robot: The Carroll County Public Library has several robot building kits, and the more adventurous can design their own with available parts at 3 p.m.
Music in the Park: The Madison Main Street Program event will feature the Rumors and opening act Kris and Greg Ziesemer with live music, hot food vendors, an arts and crafts market, face painting and balloons from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day & Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Flashlight Full Moon Hike: Hike the Heritage Trail under the full moon with members of the Heritage Trail Conservancy Safety Committee. The event is open to all levels, ages and abilities and is free. Participants should bring their own flashlights. Small children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at 8:45 p.m. at the trailhead at Vernon St. and Vaughn Drive. The hike begins promptly at 9 p.m. In case of rain the event will be canceled. For more information call (812) 701-0284.
Mayor's Movie in the Park: Will feature "The Blind Side" starting at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m., at the Madison Consolidated High School football field as part of Madison's Relay for Life. For more information on the free screening call (812) 265-8300.
Heritage Trail Challenge Walk/Run: Will begin at 8:15 a.m. Sign-in within 30 mins. of the start time at Vernon St. and Vaughn Drive. All abilities, ages, parents with strollers, and well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. In case of inclement weather the event will be canceled.
WIKI 33rd Annual Country Showdown Qualifying: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Anderson's Sales & Service, 2914 Clifty Drive. For more information call (812) 273-3139.
Make-It and Take-It Sailboat Craft: Drop in to the Carroll County Public Library between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to make a summer craft for those up to age 11.
Paddle & Pedal at the Point: Will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Point Park, 101 Main St., Carrollton, Ky. Registration for races begins at 7:30 a.m. For more information or to pre-register call (502) 732-7035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Adult Basic Education Honors Ceremony: Jefferson County residents are invited to attend a ceremony honoring the literacy students who have made gains, those who have received GED/HSE diplomas and those who have received certification through WorkOne. The ceremony will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the upstairs business conference center at Ivy Tech Community College.
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.
Rivers Institute Traveling Theater: Will premiere their summer series at 7 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theatre in Vevay. For more information call (812) 427-2319.
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.
Trimble County Fiscal Court: Will meet on the third Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.
Bedford City Commission: Will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Morgan Community Center.
Under the Sea Story Time: Will be begin at 2 p.m. with stories, games and an under-the-sea craft at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
STEAM Science Station: Will be at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
KYNECT: Get assistance with Kentucky health care sign-up from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. No appointment necessary.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
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 held 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.
History Camp: The Jefferson County Historical Society will host a history camp June 16-20 from 10 a.m. to noon for children ages 6 and older. Fees are $30 per child, $25 each for siblings. Campers will make old-fashioned games and toys, weave on a loom, have a fossil hunt, learn about early immigrants, ride the trolley and churn ice cream. For more information call (812) 265-2335 or email email@example.com.
River Camp: The Rivers Institute of Hanover College will host a camp for ages 4-13 June 16-20 and June 23-27. Learn about water, forests, animals, plants, dinosaurs, fossils, insects, reptiles, the planet and the Ohio River. For more information or to register visit rivers.hanover.edu or call (812) 866-6846.
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. The eight films scheduled for this summer are: Turbo, June 9-10; Epic, June 16-17; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, June 23-24; Despicable Me 2, June 30-July 1; The Croods, July 7-8; The Nut Job, July 14-15; Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, July 21-22; and The Lego Movie, July 28-29. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.
Food Drive: The Salvation Army will hold a food drive in June. All canned and non-perishable food items will be accepted at the Farmers Bank of Milton on Clifty Drive and at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. For more information call (812) 265-2157.
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.
Open Swim: The pool at the Madison Consolidated Junior High School will be open for a community swim on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $1 per person, and elementary-aged children and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
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.
Computer Help: The Carroll County Public Library offers walk-in computer help and tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (502) 732-7020 and ask for Sheila or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.
GED Help: Will be offered at 4 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 meet 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.
Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.