Looking Ahead - March 14, 2014
Friday, March 14, 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.
The Good Body: Hanover College's V-Day Committee will present "The Good Body" by Eve Ensler from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 14-March 15 with a suggested donation of $3. Profits will be donated to Turning Point Women's Shelter, with 10 percent going towards the V-Day organization.
School House Rock Live! Jr.: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present "School House Rock Live! Jr. March 14 at 7 p.m. and March 15 and March 16 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children and $8 for adults.
Ohio Valley Showcase: The Southwestern Middle/Senior High School's show choir, Esprit, will host the annual Ohio Valley Showcase of show choirs March 14 and 15 at the high school gym. Friday night's schedule runs from 7:30 to 10 p.m., admission is $10. Saturday's schedule runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., admission is $15 for the full day or $10 for the finals. Volunteers are still needed. For more information call (812) 459-2684 or email email@example.com.
Rock 'n' Read Around the Clock: As part of Read Across America month, Village Lights Bookstore will host a 24-hour reading marathon from 6 p.m. March 14 to 6 p.m. March 15. The readings will kick-off at Friday with an reading of "The Cat in the Hat" for children. Volunteers can sign-up for 30-minute intervals to sit in a rocking chair in the store's front window and read silently. The store will also host a children's book drive. Donations of new or gently read children's books will also be collected for the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, which will distribute them to charities in the region. Books can be dropped off starting March 1 at the bookstore. For more information or to sign-up to read, call (812) 265-1800.
Celebrate Recovery: A 12-step, Christ-centered, recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups, from addictions to depression, will meet at 4 p.m. Sundays at Faith Covenant Church, 217 E. Third St.; and 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.
Knit and Crochet: Gather to knit and crochet or get help from others at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Downtown St. Patrick's Party: Will be held in downtown Madison. Irish Road Bowling begins at 5 p.m. on a short, urban track through downtown alleys. Participants will roll cannonballs down Hentz Alley, beginning at West St. through to Jefferson St. There will also be a Leprechaun Contest at the Thomas Family Winery, 208 E. Second St. Stop in to show off and have a picture taken. Judges will choose a prize winner at the end of the evening.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day & Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
No More Cutting: A support group for girls from junior high to college who struggle with depression, fear, anxiety and suicidal thoughts will meet every Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group is spiritually-based and non-denominational. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
Skip Clevenger: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present a tribute to St. Patrick's Day with Skip Clevenger and his band's Irish and Celtic music at 7 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway.
Rummage Sale: The Madison Moose Lodge 765, 1340 Michigan Road, will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Sighted Guide, a non-profit organization assisting the visually impaired. Donations will be accepted March 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the lodge. For more information or to schedule a different time for drop offs call (812) 599-8491 or (812) 767-3663.
Author Fair: That Book Place will host an author fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will include more than 40 authors including, James William Peercy, C.S. Marks, Tony Acree, Brick Marlin and Mysti Parker.
Lego Club: Get creative and have fun with Legos, Lincoln Logs and Tinker Toys at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Feel free to bring your own building toys. The library will have some Legos on hand to share. To RSVP for the free event call (812) 265-2744.
Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Fish Fry: Deputy Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m.
St. Patrick's Day Celebration: Will be held at the Thomas Family Winery, 208, E. Second St., with live music from The Ragged Arse Tinkers, Lance Minnis and Adin Pemberton. The event will also include food, prizes and dancing. Food will be offered starting at 6 p.m., followed by music at 7 p.m. For more information call (812) 273-3755.
St. Patrick's Card and Family Fun Night: Will be held in the Pope John Elementary School cafeteria from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with card, games, door prizes, food, drinks and raffles. Admission is $6. The doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Blast from the Past Prom: The Knights of Columbus will host a prom event from 7:30 to 11 p.m. with music from the Doctors Band. The event is a fundraiser for the Shawe Memorial High School junior class. Tickets are $30 per couple and can be purchased at the door or at Shawe.
Pathways Youth Shelter and Family Services Open House: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at 212 East St. to celebrate the shelter's re-opening.
Irish Tea: Celebrate Irish heritage from 2 to 5 p.m. at the historic Shrewsbury-Windle House, 301 W. First St. Enjoy a selection of Irish teas served with traditional tea snacks. Donations will be accepted.
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.
Trimble County Fiscal Court: Will meet on the third Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.
Bedford City Commission: Will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Morgan Community Center.
Relay for Life of Jefferson County Team Meeting: Will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College. For more information call (812) 701-2883.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen 12 Years a Slave at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated R.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
B4K Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Quilting Artist Rebekka Seigel: Trimble County Public Library will host quilting artist Rebekka Seigel teaching two classes for students in elementary and middle school. Classes are free. The first class will run from 4:30 to 6 p.m., followed by the second class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The classes are part of the library's celebration of National Youth Art Month. Space will be limited. Parents are encouraged to register their children in advance at the library or by calling (502) 255-7362.
Family Game Night: Will be held at the Salvation Army. Dinner will be provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with food, games and door prizes.
MCS eLearning Parent Technology Workshop: Will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the high school. It is open to all parents and will feature guest speaker Kevin Honeycutt with sessions about online security, cyber-bullying prevention, digital identity, personal branding with social media, and digital leadership. Admission is free and a pizza dinner will be provided. Childcare will be available for children ages 3 to 12-years-old. For more information or to register for the conference visit http://mbcurl.me/G3DC. The deadline to register is March 16.
The Doctor and the Dietician: King's Daughters' Hospital will host a free community education program the connection between good nutrition and good health at 6 p.m. in Oak Room 1 of the hospital's conference center. Dr. Amy Gifaldi and registered dietician Amanda Corbin will discuss healthy eating habits and healthy coking strategies while demonstrating a few recipes. To register for the program call (812) 801-0606.