Looking Ahead - March 13, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017 3:01 PM
Looking Ahead items must be submitted 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 located at 310 West St., Madison, IN 47250. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.
Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St.
Knitting 101.2: This class if for those who already have a basic knowledge of knitting. Instructor Pam Sinsel will show students how to make baby sweaters at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch. Knitters should bring size 8 needles, baby weight or worsted weight yarn and two buttons. The class will also meet on March 20 and March 27. For more information, call (812) 265-2744.
Herstory with Officer Season Jackson: In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Jefferson County Public Library will host Madison Police Department officer Season Jackson at 6 p.m. in the Madison branch as she shares her experiences as a woman working in law enforcement.
Jefferson County Republican Women: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Harry’s Stone Grill. For more information, call (812) 599-3670.
PFLAG: The local chapter, which is affiliated with the national organization, will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Clearinghouse of Jefferson County, 100 E. Second St. The group aims to advocate for LGBTQ people and educate all.
Carroll County Chamber: Will hold its membership meeting at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
NARFE: Jeffersonville Chapter 381 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees, which includes Jefferson County, will meet at 1 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1805 E. Eighth St., Jeffersonville. The guest speaker will be Madison’s Mike Moore on the topic of NARFE’s Political Action Committee. For more information, call (812) 752-6106 or (812) 748-9747.
Hanover Zoning Board of Appeals: Will meet at 6 p.m. at the Hanover Community Center, 200 Spruce Lane, to discuss conditional use permit applications.
Pie Social: Celebrate National Pi Day a’la mode at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Bake a Pi inspired pie for a pie contest and then enjoy sampling pie and ice cream. The contest winner will receive a subscription to Food Network Magazine. For more information, call (812) 265-2744.
Celtic Symposium: A light-hearted evening of presentations from experts on Celtic life and history will be presented at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society. Topics will touch on local influence on architecture and culture, food and drink. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. For more information, call (812) 265-2744.
Civil War Governors of Kentucky: Dr. Patrick Lewis will present a free talk at 7 p.m. at the Madison Visitors Center as part of the monthly meeting of the Jefferson County Civil War Roundtable. For more information, call (812) 273-0556.
Speed Networking: The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, 301 E. Main St., will host speed networking at 4 p.m. For more information, call (812) 3135.
The Music Man: Madison Consolidated High School’s Fine Arts Academy will present a streamlined production of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” at 7 p.m. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Students will perform songs and dialogue from the 1957 stage musical for this concert version. There will be no sets or costumes. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.
Ohio Valley Indivisible: Will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. For more information, email email@example.com.
Jefferson County Retired Educators: Will meet at 11 a.m. at River Terrace health Campus. Lunch will be served at 11:15 a.m. followed by a business meeting.
Serving Size Matters: Holistic health coach Cherie Rike will talk about food and food portions for optimal health at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. For more information, call (812) 265-2744.
Ohio Valley Celtic Society Movie Night: Will present a screening of the 1959 Walt Disney film, “Darby O’Gill and the Little People,” at 7 p.m. at the Red Bicycle Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and proceeds go to support the Madison Ulster Project. For more information, call (812) 273-3755.
St. Patrick’s Day Party: Madison salutes its Irish heritage with an afternoon and evening of entertainment. Road Bowling will begin at 3 p.m. with a short riverfront track on Vaughn Drive between Jefferson and West streets. An evening pub crawl-type event will begin at 6 p.m. free trolley ride pick ups from West Street near The Madison Courier. For more information call (812) 265-2956.
Freethinkers Book Club: Meets on the third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. For more information, call (812) 839-6535.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Steel Country at 6 p.m. at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
St. Patrick’s Day Buffet: The Knights of Columbus will host a seafood buffet from 6 to 9 p.m. for St. Patrick’s Day. The meal is $18. They will also raffle off a flat screen television. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20.
Pancake Breakfast: Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 will host a public pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the lodge. A goodwill offering will be collected.
Hike & Hunt: A St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. along Hatcher Hill and Mulberry Street. Collect all the clues to win prizes. Participants should bring a smart phone or camera to play. For more information, call (812) 265-3135.
Kaitlyn’s Hope: Will hold a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle party from 4 to 6 p.m. at Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club. The event includes crafts, games, snacks and face painting. Tickets are $5 in advance. Concessions will also be available. For more information, visit www.kaitlynshope.org or call (502) 663-3259. All proceeds go to fill tote bags for children and parents in hospital settings.