Looking Ahead - October 25, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013 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.
Milton Trail of Screams: Milton Fire and Rescue will present their annual cornmaze from 5 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays during October. The trail will be "unhaunted" from 5 p.m. until dark for younger children. Admission is $5.
Salvation Army Christmas Assistance: Sign-up for the Angel Tree program and other holiday assistance will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 265-2157 or visit www.samadison.org.
Haunted Hayride: Deputy Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a haunted hayride Oct. 25 and 26. Food will be available starting at 4 p.m. The first ride will start at dark. Tickets are $4 for adults, and $3 for children age 12 and younger. For more information call (812) 866-9465.
Serious Paranormal Investigations: Will be held Oct. 25 from 9 p.m. to midnight at the General Butler State Resort Park's Butler-Turpin State Historic Site in Carrollton, Ky. Each investigation lasts a half-hour and is limited to 10 persons each. Admission is $10. Tickets go on sale at 8:30 p.m. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or email email@example.com.
Historical House and Cemetery Tours: Will be held Oct. 26 from 9 to 11 p.m. at the General Butler State Resort Park's Butler-Turpin State Historic Site in Carrollton, Ky. Tours are one hour. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children age 12 and younger. Tickets go on sale at 8:30 p.m. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
70 Scenes of Halloween: Will be held Oct. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. In this surreal comedy, a young couple tries to survive the scariest night of the year, pursued by bloodthirsty monsters in the closet and sugar-hungry children on the porch. The production contains mature language. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students high school and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Halloween Family Fun Weekend: Will be held Oct. 25-27 at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton from 6 to 11 p.m. with evening activities open to the public near the park's front entrance including a haunted train track of terror, haunted firehouse and glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini golf. Additional events are planned for resort guests. The campground gate will charge a $5 visitors entrance fee Oct. 26 starting at 4 p.m. for campground trick-or-treating.
Play Day: Will meet at 11 a.m. Fridays at the Carroll County Public Library.
John Douglas Powers: Will speak at Hanover College Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Center for Fine Arts Building, Lecture Hall 107. The Hoosier's nationally-exhibited work is on display in the Greiner Art Gallery through Oct. 25. For more information visit http://art.hanover.edu.
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 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Kids Halloween Party: The Madison Moose Lodge, 1340 Michigan Road, will host a kids all-ages Halloween party from 5 to 7 p.m. Open to the public.
Fourth Friday - Harvest Hoot: The Madison Main Street Program will host the monthly Fourth Friday event in downtown Madison from 5 to 8 p.m. Shops will have extended hours, trolley rides will be available and several locations will host live music. Kriss Luckett-Ziesemer will perform at the Red Bicycle Hall, Tim Pearson will be at Fine Threads, Dave Dwyer will be at Galena Garlic Company, Gallery 115 will host Esther Bock and the Grotto Band will be at Madison Coffee and Tea. For more information call (812) 493-4984.
Poetry Nights: Will begin at 7 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore as part of the Fourth Friday events. All are welcome to read their own work or that of a favorite poet. The emcee is Madison poet Jill Kelly Koren.
Haunted Cozy Acres: Will be held at Cozy Acres Golf Complex from 5 to 9 p.m. with haunted golf cart rides, games and prizes, face painting, costume mini-golf and more. A portion of proceeds will go to Aiden's Lego Legacy.
Spooktacular Soupfest: Canaan Community Academy will host a Spooktacular Soupfest from 5 to 9 p.m. Food, including soups, hot dogs, chips and desserts will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Games will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Activities will include a costume parade with prizes for scariest, funniest, prettiest and most original, classroom door judging contest, hayrides and a pumpkin patch. All proceeds will go to the CCA Parent Teacher Organization.
Halloween Costume Party: The Madison Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 524, 1251 W. Main St., will host a Halloween costume party and fish fry Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. Live entertainment will be provided by Bomar & Ritter. Admission is free. The meal is $10 per person. For more information call (812) 265-2466.
Drug Return Program: The Trimble County Sheriff's Office will accept unused or expired medication for disposal from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will also include light refreshments, door prizes and giveaways. For more information call (502) 255-5110, ext. 2414.
Electronics Recycling: Will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 931 Lanier Drive. Accepted items include: televisions, computers, monitors, printers, copiers, laptops, telephones, cell phones, stereos, speakers, wire cables, computer parts, VCR, DVD players, game consoles, copiers, networking equipment and cable boxes.
Howl-O-Ween Party: Waltz Animal Clinic, 1300 Osage Drive, Madison, will host a Halloween party for pets and their people from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with treats, drawings and surprises. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. For more information call (812) 273-6668.
Rockin' and Rollin' for a Cure: Chandler Select, 585 E. Clifty Drive, will host the event from noon to 9 p.m. with live music from noon to 2:30 p.m. by Weekend Classic, New Psalm from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and R&R Music from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a car show, door prizes, carnival games, concessions, inflatables, raffles, face painting and local vendors. Admission is $7 for the day. All proceeds will to Aiden's Lego Legacy.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Those attending are asked to come dressed as a favorite character from fiction or history.
Teen Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Fish Fry: The Dupont-Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry on the last Saturday of the month at the Dupont fire house from 4 to 8 p.m.
Spooky Mansion: The spooky (not scary) children's Halloween program at the Lanier Mansion features creepy decorations, trick-or-treating, ghost stories, creepy crafts, a walk through the basement and visits from Civil War ghosts from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $3 per child, one free adult with each child. For more information call (812) 273-4531 or email email@example.com.
Asylum of Terror: Will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. at Jeff-Craig Fire Company in Vevay. Admission is $5 per person, and free for children under age four.
MCHS Class of 2003 Reunion: The Madison Consolidated High School class of 2003 will hold a reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. at the West Street Art Center. For more information call (812) 701-2585.
Halloween Party: The Thomas Family Winery will host their 18th anniversary Halloween party with prizes, costumes, food and music Oct. 26. The event starts at 8 p.m. and will feature Celtic Halloween music from The Feckin Eedgits.
Halloween Party: Madison Township Volunteer Fire Company, 3413 N. Michigan Road, will host a Halloween party featuring live music from The Rumors from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., a costume contest and raffles. Doors open at 8 p.m. The party is for those 21 and older. The cover charge is $6. All proceeds benefit Shop with a Firefighter. For more information call (812) 599-2409.
Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.
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.
Southeastern Indiana Woodturners: The local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 8896 Baseline Road, Holton. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information call (812) 689-6545 or (812) 265-6500.
VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet at 10 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St.
CCPL Library Board: Will meet at noon at the Carroll County Public Library.
Fourth Monday Book Group: Will meet at noon at the Carroll County Public Library to discuss Jojo Moyes' "Me Before You."
Trunk or Treat: Milton Elementary School will host Trunk or Treat from 5 to 7 p.m.
Historic District Board of Review: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. in Madison City Hall. The filing deadline for applications to be considered is Oct. 2.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "The Way Way Back" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
Jefferson County Board of Health: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room at the Jefferson County Health Department, 715 Green Road.
Women's Health Night: Scott Memorial Hospital will host a women's health night at 6 p.m. with LifePoint Hospital's John Bumpus speaking on, "The five unspoken things we ask for in every relationship." The event will include additional health information and door prizes. For more information call (812) 752-8506.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. at Lexington Christian Church. Cecil Smith, Washington County historian, will be the guest speaker on the history of trains in the county. Officers will be elected for the coming year. The location is handicapped accessible. For more information call (812) 889-2726.