Looking Ahead - March 11, 2013
Monday, March 11, 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.
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.
Yoga: Will be held at 9:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
GED Help: Will be offered at 3:30 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 be taught 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.
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' Health Medical Office Building.
Madison Port Authority: Will meet at noon at the Madison Railroad Office, 1121 W. J.P.G. Woodfill Road, Building 216. For more information visit www.madisonrailroad.com.
Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will feature a free screening of "The Second Chorus" starring Fred Astaire at 1:30 p.m.
Relay for Life Team Meeting: The Jefferson County Relay for Life monthly team and committee meeting will be held at Calvary Baptist Church at 5:45 p.m.
Jefferson County Republican Women: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Franco's. All Republican women are welcome. The guest speaker will be Johnny Collins, Jefferson County Coroner. For more information call (812) 216-7801 or (812) 493-4013.
Clearinghouse Project: Will meet at 8 a.m. at River Valley Resources, 215 E. Main St., Suite 1. They will discuss the construction project and get an update on "Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting By World."
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.
NARFE: Chapter 1677 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steak House. All federal retirees, federal employees and their guests are welcome.
T.A.G.: The Teen Advisory Group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. The group is for teens from ages 13 to 18 to discuss new books, music and electronics devices.
Family Game Night: The Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St., will host a free family game night at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Madison Consolidated Schools Board: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the MCS Administration Building, 2421 Wilson Ave.
Jefferson County Ec015 iPod Event: The career awareness expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College, 590 Ivy Tech Drive. For more information call (812) 265-4769 or (317) 460-5618.
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.
Pilot Club: Will meet on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for social hour, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Madison Senior Center. For more information call (812) 273-0550.
Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch.
Photography Class: Learn tips from a professional photographer from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
Switzerland County Health and Community Resource Fair: The free health fair will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Belterra Resort Casino's ballroom. The event will feature free health screenings, assistive technology device information and local resources. It is sponsored by the Southeastern Indiana Independent Living Center. For more information call (812) 689-3753.
Irish Celebration: Jewel House, 607 Virginia Ave., will host an Irish celebration to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with music and refreshments at 1 p.m. The event is presented by the Madison Celtic Society.
St. Paddy's Party: Downtown Madison will feature a St. Patrick's Day celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will feature Irish Road Bowling from 5 p.m. to dark, sign up will be on Jefferson Street. A leprechaun costume contest will include a $25 cash prize. The event will also include free trolley rides, bagpipers, step dancing and an Irish heritage display. For more information call (812) 265-2956.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Barefoot Best Friends :The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present the Barefoot Best Friends at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 416 Vine St. The group of young performers returns to Madison for an evening of Irish, Celtic and folk music.