Looking Ahead - October 22, 2012
Monday, October 22, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. on the fourth Monday of the month.
VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. on the fourth Monday of the month.
Fourth Monday Kids' Storytime: Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Selections will be tailored to the age of the audience.
Fourth Monday Book Group: Will meet at noon at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss Libba Bray's "A Great and Terrible Beauty." Copies of the book are available at the library front desk. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Court Street Cinemas: Will present "Moonrise Kingdom" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG-13.
Power Point Basic Class: Trimble County Public Library will offer a free computer class on the basics of power point from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call (502) 255-7362 to register. Participants must be 18 years or older.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Christian Church. The meeting will include the election of officers, sharing area stories and memorabilia and entertainment. Light refreshments will also be provided.
Candidate Forum: Will be held at 6 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College. A candidate meet and greet will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. with the candidates to speak at 7 p.m.
King's Daughters and Sons: The Southeast District of the International Order of King's Daughters and Sons will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the King's Daughters' Health Medical Office Building conference rooms A and B. A light meal will be served. Those attending should bring circle reports.
John Hoffman Book Talk: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. John Henry Hoffman will discuss his new crime fiction novel "Lockport Blues."
Medicare Pare D Enrollment: The State Health Insurance Assistance program and Senior Medicare Patrol will sponsor a free Medicare Part D enrollment event at the Carroll County Public Library. To make an appointment call (502) 732-7020.
Work-It-Wednesday: Manuela Chamberlain of Indiana Wesleyan University will briefly discuss pursuing higher education in Madison at noon at 301 E. Main St. The event, which includes lunch, is free for chamber members and $4 for non-members.
Halloween HoeDown: Will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch with snacks, games, dancing and crafts. Call (812) 265-2744 to sign-up for the free program. All ages welcome.
The McDougal Family: Will be at the Madison Consolidated High School auditorium at 6:30 p.m. The family travels the country singing and sharing their story. Three of the family's four children have cystic fibrosis. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the National Honors Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
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.
Carroll County Lions Club: Will meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at noon at the Two Rivers Restaurant in General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Ky. New members 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.
Bingo Fundraiser: Theta Mu Chapter Phi Beta Psi Sorority will hold a bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. at the Madison Township Fire Company. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. Ticket price includes supplies for 20 games and one trip to the good bar, with chicken salad on croissant, pickle spear, chips, drink and dessert. A portion of the proceeds will be sent directly to cancer research, which is Phi Beta Psi's national project.
Senior Breakfast: The Waters of Clifty Falls, 950 Cross Ave., will host a senior breakfast starting at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of each month. All seniors are welcome to come for the buffet-style breakfast with a guest speaker on different senior-related topics. For more information call (812) 273-4640.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Canyon River Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Southwestern Elementary Pumpkin Palooza: Southwestern Elementary School's PTO will host a chili supper from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with free admission. Those attending are encouraged to wear a costume. Trick-or-treat will be held in the school from 6 to 7 p.m.
Poetry Nights: Will be held at 7 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Open mic, open sign-up. All are invited to read their own work or that of a favorite poet. The emcee for the event is Jill Kelly Koren.
Robin and Linda Williams: Hanover College Community Arts Series will present Robin and Linda Williams Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets for adults are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are $15 for seniors and $5 for youth in high school or younger.