Special Events

French Kisses: The Madison Community Players will present the comedy "French Kisses." The dinner theater will be held Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at the Livery Stable. The doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., with the show to follow the meal. Tickets are $28 and are available at Nice Shots!, 131 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 493-3357 or (812) 701-3028.

God of Carnage: Hanover College will present the adult comedy by Yasmina Reza, directed by Nichole Marquez at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 or students in high school or under. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.

Walking: The Brown Gym will be open for walking from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call (812) 265-8308.

Yoga: Will be held at 9:45 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Walk Away the Pounds: Daily at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Al-Anon Family Group: Will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway. For more information call (812) 493-3848.

Orchard Support Group: A support group for pregnant mothers, new mothers and mothers of older children who are battling addiction will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the King's Daughters' Health Medical Office Building.

February 8

Rykers' Ridge Winter Carnival: Rykers' Ridge Elementary School will host their school fair from 5 to 8 p.m. with food available from B&R Barbeque and an auction led with Sarah Minor.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the 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.

February 9

Pancake Breakfast: The Madison Kiwanis Club will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center, 1551 M.S.H. Northgate Road, from 8 to 11 a.m. Tickets are $5 and proceeds to go to support local youth programs and scholarships. Tickets are available from Any Kiwanis member, the club, and the Clifty Drive branches of River Valley Financial, MainSource, Farmers Bank of Milton and Old National banks.

Third House: Will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the business conference center at Ivy Tech Community College. Local legislators will be on hand to answer questions. The event is sponsored by the governmental affairs committee of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

Don't Call - Skype: Learn how to Skype with a free program at the Trimble County Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register call (502) 255-7362.

River's Bend Writers Group: The newly formed community of writers will meet at 1:30 p.m. to read each other's work and provide respectful feedback. The meetings are held at the Jefferson County Public Library in Madison.

Senior Dance: Will host Country Rhythm from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. The Feb. 16 dance has been canceled. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.

Ol' Blue Eyes: General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theatre will present Ol' Blue Eyes performed by Matt Snow at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at the lodge. For more information call 1-866-462-8853.

Sweetheart Murder Mystery: Murder - Victorian Style! Although Madison was a rough river town in the 1840s, people are shocked when a prominent member of society is murdered in plain sight! Look for clues to the murder in the mansion as the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site hosts the sweetheart murder mystery from 7 to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. To reserve a space or for more information call (812) 273-4531 or email afairchild@indianamuseum.org.

February 11

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.

Madison Port Authority: Will meet at noon at the Madison Railroad Office, 1121 W. J.P.G. Woodfill Road, Building 216. For more information visit www.madisonrailroad.com.

GED Math Workshop: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch will host a workshop for the math portion of the GED at 1:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-2744 or visit www.mjcpl.org.

Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday in February with free showings at 1:30 p.m. Irene Dunne's Love Affair will be shown Feb. 11.

Facebook Class: Learn how to use Facebook to locate old friends, stay in touch with family and more with a free class at 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. The class will also discuss ways to keep your information safe. Registration is requested. For more information or to register call (502) 255-7362.

MCHS Class of 1963: Will meet at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Historic Broadway Hotel and Tavern to plan a 50-year reunion. All classmates are invited. For more information or to offer suggestions call Sharon King Brown at (812) 265-4149.

Relay for Life Team Captain Meeting: Will be held from 5:45 to 7 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College to discuss fundraising ideas and goals. All are welcome. A committee meeting will follow at 7 p.m. For more information call (812) 701-2883 or email jeffersoncountyrelay@gmail.com.

Jefferson County Republican Women: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Franco's. The group will discuss the upcoming Great Chili Out. All Republican women are welcome.

February 12

Clearinghouse: Will hold their monthly meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. at River Valley Resources, 215 E. Main St., Suite 1. A representative from Choices Strengthening Individuals and Families, Advancing Systems of Care will be at the meeting. For more information call (812) 265-2652.

Mother Goose on the Loose: Storytime for babies and toddlers age 6 to 35 months and a caregiver will be held Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch from Jan. 15-Feb. 12. Registration is required. Call (812) 265-2744.

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 and their guests are welcome.

American Chronic Pain Association: Will meet at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch. Learn how to deal with chronic pain in a positive way.

Game Night: The Jefferson County Public Library will host a free game night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with new gaming systems, including a Wii and X-Box. All are welcome. Space is limited. Call (812) 265-2744 to register or for more information.

T.A.G.: The Teen Advisory Group will meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. The group is for teens from ages 13 to 18 to discuss new books, music and electronics devices.

Civil War Roundtable: Will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion/Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St. Learn about the only change in the map of the United States caused by the Civil War, the creation of the state of West Virginia in 1863. Light refreshments will be served. Fore more information on the free vent call (812) 273-0556.