Looking Ahead - October 15, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012 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 email@example.com.
Senior Nutritional Meals: LifeTime Resources offers meals for seniors Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Senior Citizens Center, 208 W. Main St. Meals are not served on holidays.
Depression Support Group: A spiritually-based depression support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
Remembering Our Babies: Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., will host a candlelight vigil in recognition of national Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. The vigil will begin at 7 p.m. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District: Will meet at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County USDA Service Center. The meeting was postponed from Oct. 11. For more information call (812) 273-2070, ext. 3.
Up & Coming Book Group: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being A Wallflower." For more information call (502) 732-7020.
The History of Ragtime: Hear stories of how Ragtime music was formed with pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The program is free and open to the public. Call (812) 265-2744 to reserve a seat.
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.
Sip N' Knit: Will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays at Harriette's Knit Knook, 103 E. Main St. All types of stitchery are welcome.
T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet every Thursday at 5 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church on Cherry Street. For more information call (812) 265-4641.
Small Business Computer Workshop: Andy Sons, business coach with the Mid-America Science Park, will present a hands-on workshop on business planning, market research, financial projections and competitive analysis. The program will be presented at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The program is free and open to the public. To reserve a space call (812) 265-2744.
Sugar Blues: Get the scoop on how something as sweet as sugar can cause the blues with holistic health coach Cherie Rike at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The program is free and open to the public. Call (812) 265-2744 to reserve a seat.
CAC Fall Festival: The Christian Academy of Carrollton will host a fall festival from 3:30 to 8 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Carrollton, Ky. with a chili supper, funnel cakes, live gospel and bluegrass music, booth games, silent auctions and cake walks.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Night Spirits: Costumed actors will portray "spirits" in the dimly lit rooms of the Lanier Mansion, telling tales from their lives and deaths at 7 p.m. Groups of 15 will depart from the Lanier Mansion/Madison Visitors Center at 15-minute intervals. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (812) 273-0556.
Sip N' Knit: Will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Harriette's Knit Knook, 103 E. Main St. All types of stitchery are welcome.
Heritage Center Free Admission Day: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the Heritage Center and Railroad Museum at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. The event is sponsored by the Jefferson Proving Ground Heritage Partnership and Historic Hoosier Hills.
Paint a Pumpkin: The Carroll County Public Library will host a pumpkin painting event at 10:30 a.m. for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult helper. To sign-up or for more information call (502) 732-7020.
Toys for Tots Annual Toy Run: Will be held with registration from 11 a.m. to noon. The ride departs from the Sunset Grill in Warsaw, Ky. at 12:30 p.m. Food will be provided by the Sunset Grill following the ride. Entry fee is $10 per person or a new toy of approximately the same value. All proceeds to go the toy run and to buy Christmas presents for the Veterans Affairs Hospice Unit. For more information call (859) 609-1457. Donations and toys can be dropped off at America At Large, Carrollton Chiropractic and the Sunset Grill.
Lego Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Bring your own Legos. The library will have a limited amount available for those who do not have their own Legos. Call (812) 265-2744 to sign-up for the free program. All ages welcome.
Teen Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Court Street Cinemas: Will present "Madagascar III" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Relay for Life Halloween Benefit: Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road, will host the River Valley Financial Relay for Life Halloween Contest.
Historic Madison Architectural Tours: Will be held on the third Saturday of the month. Tours start at 10 a.m. at the Broadway Fountain. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and is free to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information call (812) 265-2967.