Looking Ahead - September 13, 2013
Friday, September 13, 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.
USS LST 325: The World War II LST Museum will be open for tours in Madison Sept. 12-Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call (812) 435-8678 or visit www.lstmemorial.org.
Canaan Fall Festival: The 49th annual event will be held Sept. 13-14 with the Pony Express Mail Run, Saturday parade at 10:30 a.m., flea market, live entertainment, pedal pull, cornhole tournament, vintage tractor display, and pie contest.
Business After Hours: Will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Madison Apothecary, 835 W. Main St., with door prizes, wine tasting and networking.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Pancake Breakfast: The Madison Kiwanis Club will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club, 1551 M.S.H. Northgate Road. Tickets are $5 per person. Advance tickets can be purchased at the club, from Kiwanis members, or at the Clifty Drive branches of local banks.
Child Safety Seat Checks: The Carrollton Police Department will conduct a child passenger safety seat check from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A certified technician will inspect child safety seats and ensure proper installation.
Cornhole Tournament: Will be held at Hanover College, hosted by Kappa Alpha Theta from noon to 4 p.m. The entry fee is $10 per two-person team. Proceeds benefit the Southeastern Indiana Voices for Children. For more information call (317) 697-3779 or email email@example.com.
Kidd Family Reunion: Will be held at noon at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share.
The Buzz About Bees: Learn about bees and planes from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lee Bottom Flying Field. The event will even offer honey ice cream. Admission is free. Those attending are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch. No food will be offered. For more information visit www.thingsthatbuzz.com.
INDAR Genealogy Workshop: The Daughters of the American Revolution will host a genealogy workshop on researching ancestry from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Switzerland County Public Library, 205 Ferry St., Vevay. The event is sponsored by the Ross' Run Chapter of the DAR and the library. WiFi is available. For more information or to make a reservation call (812) 427-3363, (812) 689-6988 or (812) 534-3608.
Teen Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Senior Dance: Will be held at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center featuring the music of Family and Friends. The doors open at 5:15 p.m. with music from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There will be a raffle. Admission is $5 per person. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Backyard Concert Series: Will feature Whiskey Bent Valley in a free performance at 7 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Ky. For more information call (502) 732-4384 or (502) 682-0256 or visit www.friendsofbutler-carrollton.com.
Community Yard Sale: Will be held in Switzerland County from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A map of participating residents will be available at the Switzerland County Visitors Center, 128 W. Main St.
On the River Car Show: Will be held in Vevay at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free for spectators. Car registration is $20. For more information call (812) 427-2789 or (812) 571-1978.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, East wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Williams Reunion: The Williams family will host a reunion at Chelsea Park with a pitch-in meal at noon. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share, drinks and ice, as well as lawn chairs. For more information call Sylvia Arbuckle at (812) 866-2650.
Mahoney Reunion: Will be held at 1 p.m. at Lions Acres in Milton, Ky. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. Drinks and table service will be provided. For more information call (812) 274-4149.
Football Meet and Greet: The Jewel House will host a social gathering, and meet and greet with the new Madison high school head coach and team at 5:30 p.m. To RSVP call (812) 273-0432.
Christian Motorcycle Association: The "Soul Survivors" Madison Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. The group meets on the third Sunday of the month. For more information call (502) 759-4821.
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.