Special Events

A.D.E.P.T. Level I: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 10 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11 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. May 6-10 and May 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St.

Nickel and Dimed: The Madison Community Players will present "Nickel and Dimed," by Joan Holden, based on Barbara Ehrenreich's book "Nickel and Dimed, on (Not) Getting by in America." The play will be presented at Democratic Headquarters, 406 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. May 3-4 and May 10-11, and at 2:30 p.m. May 5 and May 12. A round table discussion will follow the May 5 show. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. For more information visit www.madisonplayers.org.

May 3

Red Hatters: The Red Hatters of Madison will meet at 11 a.m. at Stream Cliff Farms, 8225 S. County Road 90-W, Commiskey. A car pool will leave the Big Lots parking lot at 10:20 a.m. All Red Hatters and guests are welcome. For more information call (812) 265-4433.

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

Friday Crafts: Will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Charlie Humphrey. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.

Senior Art Stroll: The MCHS Art Academy will host a senior art stroll from 6 to 8 p.m. in downtown Madison. The artwork of 10 seniors will be featured at Gallery 115, the Artisan Gallery, Carlson Studio & Fine Art Gallery and Art on Main. Free trolley rides will be available.

Vevay First Friday: Switzerland County Tourism will continue to honor its history with this month's Jockey Day First Friday events from 6 to 9 p.m. The day includes extended business hours, carriage rides, live entertainment and a new wine unveiling at The Ridge Winery. For more information call (812) 427-3237 or visit www.switzcotourism.com.

1974 Tornado: Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., will host a slide show presentation of photographs documenting the 1974 tornado from 6:45 to 8 p.m. in the church's downstairs dining room.

May 4

United Way Day of Caring: The day is dedicated to helping those in need. For more information on volunteering call (812) 273-2036 or email jcuwlcummins@gmail.com.

Pancake Breakfast: The Hanover Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons 652 will host a pancake, waffle, egg, sausage and bacon breakfast from 6 to 10:30 a.m. at 240 W. Main St., Hanover. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Emergency Disaster Training: The Salvation Army will host an emergency disaster response and services training workshop from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The training is required for anyone wishing to volunteer during Salvation Army emergency response and is open to anyone interested in how to best assist others during a disaster. The free course is taught by Jerry Larsen, director of Emergency Disaster Services. To register call (812) 265-2157.

Christian Motorcycle Association Run for the Son: Registration will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the ride at 10:30 a.m. at Anderson Sales and Service. Donations are requested, with all proceeds going towards the motorcycle ministry and missions. For more information call (502) 759-4821.

Annual Plant Exchange: Will be held at 10 a.m. in the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch auditorium and the Hanover branch parking lot. Plants can be set up prior to 10 a.m.

Choices for Women Walk for Life: Will be held at 10 a.m. at Choices for Women, 314 St. Michael's Avenue.

Summer Blast Off: The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will host a family event featuring a poker run for golf carts, UTVs, motorcycles, mopeds, scooters, hot rods and lawn mowers at 10 a.m., corn hole contest at 2 p.m. and horseshoes at 2 p.m. at the lakeside shelter house. For more information call (812) 866-4249.

Judy Bentley Signing and Reading: Judy Bentley, co-author of "Free Boy" with Lorraine McConaghy will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.

Teen Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

RiverBend Writers Group: A community of writers will meet to share motivation, constructive criticism and to offer support. The meeting will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744.

Chili Supper: Ryker's Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will host their annual spring chili supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the firehouse.

Senior Dance: Will host the Country Rhythm from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. 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.

May 6

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.

Court Street Cinemas: Will screen the Silver Linings Playbook at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Big Oaks Conservation Society: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. The speaker will be Julian J. Lewis, president of a biological consulting company in Borden. Lewis will discuss subterranean habitats and biodiversity in Indiana. For more information call (812) 273-0783.

Scottish Pioneer Family of Switzerland County, 1814: Will be presented by Carolyn Danner Beach at 7 p.m. at the Switzerland County Public Library. Beach will offer insight into Scottish ancestry in the county with the focus on ancestor Polly Brown Campbell.