Looking Ahead - June 24, 2013
Monday, June 24, 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.
Free Lunch: E.O. Muncie and Lydia Middleton elementary schools will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to noon for anyone 18 years old or younger in the school cafeterias every weekday, from June 3 to June 28.
Antique Tractor Show: The F.A.R.M. Club of Southeastern Indiana will host their annual antique tractor show June 28-30 at the Ripley County Fairgrounds. For more information visit www.farmclubonline.com.
Town and Country Home and Garden Tour: Will be held June 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Jennings County Historical Society. Tickets are $12. Proceeds benefit the historical society. The event features four homes, six gardens and a show of Civil War era quilts. For more information call (812) 346-8989 or (812) 392-2280.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Rise of the Guardians" at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Fourth Monday Storytime: Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Selections will be tailored to the ages of the audience.
Fourth Monday Book Group: Will meet at noon at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss "The Light Between Oceans" by M. L. Stedman. Copies are available at the library desk.
Draw It!: Will be held at 2 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch for kids in third to fifth grade as part of the library's summer schedule for kids and young adults.
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 June 5.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Quartet" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
Saluda Kountry Kids: Will meet for a cookout at 6 p.m. at Chelsea Park. Members should bring a side dish to share. Leaders will sign records.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Christian Church. Jeanne Burke, Clark County historian, will speak on the county's history and museum.
M.O.V.E.: Milers of Ohio Valley, a newly formed running/walking club for Madison and the surrounding area, will meet at 7 p.m. upstairs at Fit for the King, 2617 N. Wilson Ave. All are welcome.
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. The representative will be available to assist veterans and widows/widowers for free in filing for federal and state benefits for veterans and dependents. A copy of the veteran's discharge papers are needed. For more information or to make an appointment call 1-800-747-9963.
Mother Goose on the Loose: Will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch as part of the library's summer schedule for kids and young adults. The program is for babies and toddlers from 3 to 35-months-old and a caregiver. For more information or to register call (812) 265-2744.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Rise of the Guardians" at 10:30 a.m.
Mr. Mustache: Silly antics engage and entertain children of all ages. "That Funny Magician" performs at 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
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.
Young Writers: Will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch as part of the library's summer schedule for kids and young adults.
Meet the Author - Richard Berry: Madison native Richard Berry, author of "Growing Up in North Madison," will be on hand from 6 to 7 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
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.
Mad Science of Kentucky - Up, Up and Away!: Introduce children to the principles of air and pressure with hot air balloons, vortex generators and event a hovercraft to help children understand at 10 a.m. at Cartmell Elementary School.
Family Fair!: Join the Trimble County Public Library for fun and educational activities for preschoolers and their families from 10 a.m. to noon. Activities will include face painting, bubble play, donuts and juice, a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog, and a concert with Bear Foot at 11 a.m. Local organizations, businesses and schools will present information on child development and school readiness. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
Work It Wednesday: Madison Chamber and Economic Development will host the monthly business networking lunch at noon with a surprise 15-minute guest speaker. Lunch is free for chamber members and $4 for non-members.
Silly Safari: Will be held at 2 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch as part of the library's summer schedule for kids and young adults.
Business After Hours: Madison Chamber and Economic Development will host Business After Hours from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Race Fest: Will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. in downtown Carrollton with live music from 86 West, karaoke, a classic car cruise-in, motorcycle show, NASCAR simulator, race cars, soap box derby, corn hole tournament, vendors and giveaways. For more information visit www.carrollcountyracefest.com.
Moving for Better Health: The free senior exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
Preschool Story Time: Will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch as part of the library's summer schedule for kids and young adults.
Stories and Crafts: Will be held for children ages 6 to 11 at 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Red Cross Shelter Training: North Madison Christian Church, 1400 E. State Road 62, is now an approved Red Cross Shelter and will hold a community-wide Red Cross Shelter training session from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church. For more information cal (812) 273-1601.
Travel to the Grand Canyon: Experience the river science and natural beauty of the Grand Canyon 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.
Computer Basics for Seniors: The Carroll County Public Library will offer computer basics for seniors from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Seniors are welcome to bring their own laptop or use one owned by the library.
Preschool Play Day: Will be held at 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Bring a sack lunch and join others eating lunch in the garden.
Soul Surfer: Will be shown from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch as part of the library's summer schedule for young adults.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "The Borrowers" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. at Walmart, 567 Ivy Tech Drive. For more information or to schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code 0241226 or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Fourth Friday: Will be held in downtown Madison from 5 to 8 p.m. with art , music, and extended hours for local businesses.
Alley Art Fair: The Madison Art Gallery, 209 W. Main St., will host an art fair in the alley from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of the Fourth Friday Art Jam.
Poetry Nights: Will begin at 7 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. All are welcome to read their own work or that of a favorite poet. The emcee is Madison poet Jill Kelly Koren.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Canyon River Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.