Looking Ahead - June 28, 2013
Friday, June 28, 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.
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 with truck drags, ATV racing Thursday, go kart racing Friday and an all-day tractor pull on Saturday. 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.
A.D.E.P.T. Level I: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 5 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6 at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St.
A.D.E.P.T. Level II: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 1-5 and July 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St.
Regatta: The Madison Regatta will be held July 5-7 in downtown Madison. Regatta weekend and the week leading up to the event feature pageants, a volleyball tournament, air shows, a waterball fight, The Madison Courier 10K Firecracker Walk/Run, a street dance, music on the river, a car show, R/C boat racing and the annual parade. For more information visit www.madisonregatta.com.
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.
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.
Historic Hoosier Theater Camp: Campers will present "The Frog Prince Continued" and "Cutie and the Beast" at 5:30 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St. The productions, which are expected to last about 20 minutes each, are free and open to the public.
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.
Dennis Holt Memorial Radio-Controlled Boat Races: Will begin at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson Proving Grounds Krueger Lake as part of the Madison Regatta. Admission is free.
Author Signing - Brad Lamar: That Book Place will host author Brad Lamar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. signing his book "The Obsidian Dagger" the first in the young adult Celtic Mythos series.
Little Miss and Miss Pre-Teen Regatta Pageants: Will be held at noon at Madison Consoldiated High School's Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. The pageants will begin with the Little Miss at noon, immediately followed by the Miss Pre-Teen. Admission is $5.
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.
Senior Dance: Will host Family and Friends 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.
Miss Teen Regatta Pageant: Will be held at 6 p.m. at Madison Consoldiated High School's Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Admission is $5.
Picnic in the Park: Will feature the Cincinnati Brass Band at 7 p.m. in John Paul Park as part of the John Paul Park Conservancy's annual event. The picnic starts at 6 p.m. Donations will be accepted.
PFLAG: Will meet at 2 p.m. at Hanover Presbyterian Church, 174 E. Main St., Hanover, to prepare for the Madison Regatta Parade. Members are reminded that dues should be paid at this meeting and that t-shirts will be available to pick up for the $10 donation.
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.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Madagascar 3 - Europe's Most Wanted" at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Movie Monday: Watch a movie on the big screen at the Trimble County Public Library at 1 p.m. Snacks are provided. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
Big Oaks Conservation Society: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch.
Miss Madison Regatta Scholarship Pageant: Will be held at 7 p.m. in the Madison Consolidated High School Opal E. Sherman Auditorium sponsored by the Xi Beta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Tickets are $8.
IKE Retirees: Retired employees of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation wil meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. at Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Inn. All retirees and guests are welcome.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will offer free showings of "Madagascar 3 - Europe's Most Wanted" at 10:30 a.m.
KDH Retirees: Retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at The Pines.
RKO Enterprises Fireman's Waterball Fight: Will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Main Street between Jefferson and Walnut streets, as part of the Madison Regatta.
WORX Street Dance: Will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. at Fireman's Park on the Riverfront as part of the Madison Regatta. Admission: A nightly Madison Regatta Festival Support Button at a cost of $5 per night or a $25 Madison Regatta Wristband. Children 10 and under admitted free of charge.