Special Events

Holiday Mail for Heroes: The American Red Cross will collect cards and personal messages for veterans, military families and active-duty service members at hospitals and installations around the world. Cards can be dropped off at the Jefferson County Chapter office, 404 E. Main St. For more information visit www.redcross.org/holidaymail

Food for Fines: The Carroll County Public Library will sponsor the annual holiday program. During November and December food donations will be accepted for fine amnesty. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Nov. 15 and Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $5 for balcony seats.

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.

T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh in starts at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-5529 or (812) 265-4641.

Senior Citizens: The Madison Senior Center, 208 W. Main St., hosts activities during the week including euchre at noon on Monday and Thursday, and bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The center also has a pool table, Wii, and dominoes. Lunch is available each day, but those interested must sign-up the day prior. For more information call (812) 265-4758.

November 11

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.

Veterans Day Program: Prince of Peace Catholic Schools will host the annual Veterans Day program at 12:30 p.m. in the Shawe Memorial Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. All veterans and community guests are welcome. The program is expected to conclude at 1:30 p.m.

Veterans Day Program: Southwestern High School will host a Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. The program will be preceded by a lunch for veterans at noon in the high school cafeteria. The school's National Honor Society and the elementary school's student council planned the event.

Veterans Day Program: Canaan Community Academy will host a Veterans Day event beginning at 1 p.m. with a cookie pitch-in to follow.

Veterans Day Program: Switzerland County Elementary School will host a Veterans Day program at 1:30 p.m. for high school and middle school students.

Veterans Day Program: Switzerland County High School will host a Veterans Day program at 1 p.m.

Veterans Day Program: Trimble County High School will host a Veterans Day program from 2:30 to 3:05 p.m. The program will recognize veterans and feature a veteran guest speaker and Representative Rick Rand.

World War II Veteran's Day Presentation: Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., will host veteran Bob Binzer at 5 p.m. Binzer, a World War II pilot, will share his experiences flying C47s over the Himalayan Mountains. The event will also include food and live music from the era. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new sound system.

KDH Cancer Center Groundbreaking: King's Daughters' Health will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for the Cancer Treatment Center at 5 p.m. at the hilltop campus, 1373 E. State Road 62.

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. The guest speaker will be a veteran of the Vietnam and Gulf wars.

November 12

Veterans Day Program: Kathryn Winn Primary will hold a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. in the school gymnasium.

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. The representative will be available to assist veterans and widows/widowers for free in filing for federal and state benefits for veterans and dependents. A copy of the veteran's discharge papers are needed. For more information or to make an appointment call 1-800-747-9963.

Strategies for a Successful Holiday Season: Carrollton Main Street Program and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a presentation by the Louisville Small Business Development Center from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court St., Carrollton, Ky. For more information visit www.carrollcountyky.com/chamber

B4K Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Carroll County Public Library. The group was formerly known as Toddler Time.

NARFE: Chapter 1677 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steak House. Amanda Beauchamp, representative of Blue Cross/Blue Shield, will be the guest speaker. All federal retirees, active federal employees, postal employees and guests are welcome.

November 13

CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. During November they will make ornaments to decorate Christmas trees in the children's area of the library.

Fall Crafts for Kids: Will meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

November 14

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.

Music Makers: Will meet at 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St.

Trimble County Resource Fair: Will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium. Light refreshments and door prizes will be provided. The event is free. For more information call (502) 255-9191.

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.

Hanover College Jazz Band: Will perform at 7 p.m. at the Campus Center.

November 15

Perler Bead Coasters: Use perler beads to make any design at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

Downtown Christmas Open House: Will begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Madison with live music, refreshments and extended hours for many downtown businesses. As part of the open house Yvonne Davis will provide music at 5 p.m. on the grand piano at Village Lights Bookstore.

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.

Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday each month at Village Lights Bookstore, 110 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 839-6535.

Salvation Army Christmas Campaign Kick Off Dinner: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Thornton Terrace Health Campus in Hanover. Tickets are a suggested donation of $20. For more information or to RSVP call (812) 265-215 by Nov. 8.

Arial String Quartet: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Hanover College Lynn Center for Fine Arts as part of the Community Arts Series.