Looking Ahead - September 9, 2013
Monday, September 09, 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.
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, cornholet tournament, vintage tractor display, and pie contest.
Oil Painting Workshop: The Madison Art Club, 309 W. Main St., will host a still-life oil painting workshop with Richard Luschek II Sept. 13-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to register for the workshop visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
15th Annual Regional Fall Art Show: The Madison Art Club, 309 W. Main St., will host the art show from Sept. 14-Oct. 1 with an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Sept. 14. For more information or to participate in the show visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Asu Yoga: Will be offered Monday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Wednesday from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Mires School of Dance, 416 West St. From Sept. 9 to Sept. 14, donate a coat and receive a free class. Coats will be donated to the local Salvation Army. For more information call (812) 801-0128.
Madison Port Authority: Will meet not meet. For more information visit www.madisonrailroad.com.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "Gatsby" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
Jefferson County Republican Women: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Franco's. All Republican women are welcome.
Veterans Benefits Representative: A veterans benefits field representative from the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs will be at the Veterans Affairs Health Clinic in Carrollton, Ky. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment call 1-800-747-9963.
NARFE: Chapter 1677 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steak House. All federal retirees, active federal employees, postal employees and their guests are welcome.
The Humor of Abraham Lincoln: Fred and Bonnie Priebe of Belleville, Mich., longtime first person presenters of President Abraham Lincoln and is wife Mary Todd Lincoln, will be at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch at 6 p.m. The program will showcase the humor of President Lincoln. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Jefferson County Civil War Roundtable. For more information call (812) 493-4013.
Winzlow Book Tour: Winzlow Nation will announce plans for a mini book tour in Jefferson County at 7 p.m. at the Hanover College Ogle Center. For more information or to RSVP email email@example.com.
September 11 Commemoration: Christ Episcopal Church, 506 Mulberry St., will host quiet meditation and prayer from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in commemoration of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.
Down on the Farm Senior Field Day: Fairview Place Senior Living, 422 Floyd Drive, Carrollton, Ky. will host a 'Barnyard in the Courtyard" event with a quilt show, marketplace, railroad exhibit, photo exhibit and picnic lunch. All area seniors are invited to celebrate National Assisted Living Week. For more information call (502) 732-7677.
Work It Wednesday: The Madison Chamber will host its monthly business networking lunch at noon with a presentation on the Affordable Care Act with guest speaker Anthony Kasper of Kasper Insurance. A light lunch will be served, free for chamber members, $4 for non-members.
Lego Mania: Will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
President Abraham Lincoln: Will give a brief speech and visit with guests at Gallery 115, 115 E. Main St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the president. For more information visit www.gallery115madison.com or call (812) 274-4371.
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.
Pilot Club: Will meet on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for social hour, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Madison Senior Center. For more information call (812) 273-0550.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.