Looking Ahead - June 27, 2014
Friday, June 27, 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.
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.
Trimble County 4-H Fair: Will be held June 30-July 5. Gates open at 4 p.m., with Forever Young Amusement Rides beginning at 6 p.m. each night. Fair admission is $10 nightly, except for Monday, which is Family Night with a reduced admission of $8. Admission includes parking, rides and most other fair activities. Fireworks will be set off in the horse arena beginning at 9:30 p.m. on July 4.
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.
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.
Pro Bono Legal Clinic: Will be held on the last Friday of the month at the Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St. Registration starts at 10 a.m.
Fourth Friday: Will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Madison with free trolley rides and extended hours for businesses. The theme is "Independents Night."
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Steel Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
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.
Poetry Nights: Village Lights Bookstore will host an open sign up, open mic starting at 7 p.m. Participants are welcome to read their own work or that of a favorite poet.
Pancake Breakfast: Hanover Lodge F. & A.M. No. 652 will host a pancake, waffle, egg, sausage and bacon breakfast from 6 to 10:30 a.m. at 239 W. Main St., Hanover. Freewill donations will be collected.
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.
Starving Artists - Multigenerational Fundraiser - POSTPONED: Will not be held at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 493-9840.
WIKI 33rd Annual Country Showdown Qualifying: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chandler Chevrolet, 600 Clifty Drive. For more information call (812) 273-3139.
Salvation Army End of Month Meal: Will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army. The meal will be provided by the St. John's United Church of Christ and another local church. For more information call (812) 265-2157.
ARRL Field Day Event: Will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Ivy Tech Community College parking lot. The Ivy Tech Amateur Radio Club and the Clifty Amateur Radio Society will participate. The objective is to work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands and to learn to operate in abnormal situations with less than optimal conditions. The public is invited.
Joy Night Fireworks: River Valley Community Church, 2535 Clifty Drive, will host food, fellowship and fireworks from 6 to 10 p.m. June 28. For more information call (812) 265-5683.
Jefferson County 4-H Fair Queen Contest: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the North Madison Christian Church. Admission is $4. For more information call (812) 265-8919.
Music at the Mansion: The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic String Quartet will perform light classical and popular music on the north lawn of the Lanier Mansion from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, and picnic baskets are welcome. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted. In case of rain the concert will be moved into the Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Dupont Outdoor Family Movie Night: Will be held at Dupont Elementary School June 28. The film starts at dark. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for the outdoor screening. For more information call (812) 599-0225 or (812) 390-2119.
Splash Away Cancer: Join H.O.P.P.S. for a day of water games, food and music from noon to 4 p.m. at the Hanover Volunteer Fire Dept. Admission is $5 and includes all water activities. All proceeds to benefit pediatric cancer patients and their families.
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.
STEAM Science Station: Will be at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. in the bingo hall of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, 707 Jefferson St. To schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. The sponsor code is 0246703.