Special Events

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. Despicable Me 2 will be shown June 30-July 1. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.

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.

June 30

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.

Rubber Duck Regatta: Will begin at 6 p.m. at Crystal Beach Pool. Admission is $1. Each duck costs $5 with prizes awarded to the top five finishers. First place wins $500. The first heat begins at 6:15 p.m. with an open swim at the pool until 9 p.m. The event is part of the Madison Regatta Festival.

July 1

IKE Retirees: Retired employees of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation will gather for breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Inn. All retirees and guests are welcome. A representative from River Valley Financial Bank will talk about identity theft and debit/credit card dos and don'ts.

Shakespeare? Why the Big Deal?: The Jefferson Community Technical College Carrollton Campus will host a workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the historical impact and ongoing importance of Shakespeare. It will be taught by Jack Wann. The class is free, but registration is required by calling (502) 213-5209 or emailing lisa.stethen@kctcs.edu.

Creature Feature: Visit with an animal native to Clifty Falls State Park with a park naturalist at 2 p.m. on the park's pool lawn.

Celebration of Service - Jim Grant: The community is welcome to celebrate the servant leadership of Jim Grant from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thornton Terrace Health Campus. For more information or to RSVP call (812) 866-8396.

Fireman's Waterball Fight: Will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Area firefighters display their skill while battling in the annual soaking-wet competition. Admission is free. The event is part of the Madison Regatta Festival.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Merit Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Commissioners Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 265-2648.

Indiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: The Clifty Creek Chapter will meet at 6 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge No. 652 fellowship hall, 239 W. Main St., Hanover. Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as anyone interested in learning more are welcome. For more information call (812) 801-7882.

Photography - Applying New Skills Photo Shoot: The Jefferson Community Technical College Carrollton Campus will host a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be taught by Andy Anderson. Those attending should bring their own camera to learn more about its features. The class, which is the second in a three-week series is free, but registration is required by calling (502) 213-5209 or emailing lisa.stethen@kctcs.edu.

Madison Community Band: Will perform a patriotic concert at 7:30 p.m. at Bicentennial Park. In case of rain the event will be moved to the Brown Gym.

Mayor's Movie in the Park: Will feature "Madison" starting at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m., at Bicentennial Park. The Madison Community Concert Band will play at 7:30 p.m. For more information on the free screening call (812) 265-8300.

July 2

CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Creature Feature: Visit with an animal native to Clifty Falls State Park with a park naturalist at 2 p.m. on the park's pool lawn.

Regatta Kickoff Block Party: The Historic Broadway Hotel & Tavern will host a Regatta kickoff block party at 7 p.m. The event will include live music from Rusty Bladen and face painting for kids. Admission is free.

Street Dance: Will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. in Fireman's Park on Vaughn Drive. A nightly Madison Regatta Festival Support button or a wristband are required. Children 10 and under are admitted free.

July 3

Moving for Better Health: The free 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.

KDH Retirees: Retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Ponderosa.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet Thursdays at 5 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh-in is at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-4641 or (812) 265-5529.

Trimble County Fair Pet Show: Will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the agriculture pavilion. There will be two divisions: children, age 14 and under; and adults, age 15 and up. Registation will be held at 5 p.m. For more information call (502) 255-9868 or (502) 552-2098.

BoneYard Bash: The free annual event will start at 6 p.m. at the BoneYard Grill Event Center. The Doctors' Band will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Support Group: Will meet every Thursday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The free spiritually-based group supports those struggling with depression, fear, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and grief. For more information call (502) 468-6316.

M.A.I.N. Program Lecture: Village Lights Bookstore will host the first in a series of Madison Advanced Internship Network program lectures. The interns have prepared four lectures on different preservation topics. The event is free and open to the public.

Madison Regatta Parade Float Display: Parade entries will be on display to the public at 7 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College. The public will have the chance to vote for their favorite entry. Winners will be announced during the parade on Friday.

Music on the River: Will feature the Weekend Classic from 5 to 7 p.m., Ricky Morse Music Co. from 7 to 9 p.m. and Audible Point from 9 p.m. to midnight at Fireman's Park on Vaughn Drive. A nightly Madison Regatta support button or wristband are required. Children 10 and under are admitted free of charge.

July 4

Dennis Holt Memorial Mini Regatta: Will be hosted by the PropWalkers Model Boat Club of Madison at Krueger Lake at the Jefferson Proving Ground. Racing begins at 9 a.m. and will continue throughout the day, closing at 5 p.m.

Fish Fry: Western Fire Company No. 3 will host its annual fish fry from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 815 W. Main St., with fish, fries and barbeque.

Senior Dance: Will not be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym during Regatta. The next dance will be July 11 with Tommy Day & Cool Country.

Madison Community Band: Will perform at 1 p.m. July 4 at the baseball park in Patriot.

Tree Spree: Meet at 2 p.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center to learn about trees that have been in Indiana for hundreds of years. Make a tree identification sheet to take home.

Music on the River: Will feature Crossfire from 5 to 7 p.m., Waiting from 7 to 9 p.m. and Mathew Barringer from 9 p.m. to midnight at Fireman's Park on Vaughn Drive. A nightly Madison Regatta support button or wristband are required. Children 10 and under are admitted free of charge.

Madison Regatta Parade: Will begin at 7 p.m. along Madison's Main Street with decorative floats, hydroplanes, marching bands and more.