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This Week's Events

1/25/2015
Blizzard of Books: The Jefferson County Public Library is hosting a winter reading program from Jan. 5 through Feb. 28 at both branches. The program is open to all ages. Prizes may be earned by reading books, doing good deeds and attending library programs. For more information, call (812) 265-2744 or (812) 866-1470.
1/25/2015
Will be held by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Steel Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $4 per person.
1/26/2015
Walk Away the Pounds: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/26/2015
The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.
1/26/2015
The Jesus Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., is open every Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. with free clothes for infants to adults. Use the church’s Main Street entrance. Closed on holidays which fall on a Monday.
1/26/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/26/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/26/2015
Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/27/2015
Walk Away the Pounds: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/27/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/27/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Switzerland County Technology & Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St., Vevay, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/27/2015
The Carroll County Public Library will offer GED assistance at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
1/27/2015
Will meet every Tuesday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The free spiritually-based group supports those struggling with depression, fear, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and grief. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
1/27/2015
The Carroll County Public Library will offer an ESL class at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
1/28/2015
Walk Away the Pounds: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/28/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/28/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/28/2015
Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/29/2015
— Southwestern swimming at Greensburg, 5:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. boys swimming at Milan, 6 p.m.
— Madison girls basketball hosts Lawrenceburg, 7:30 p.m.
— Southwestern girls basketball at Jac-Cen-Del, 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. girls basketball at South Ripley, 7:30 p.m.
— Trimble Co. girls basketball at Collins, 7:30 p.m.

1/29/2015
An all schools mass will be held to honor Beth and Dennis Kring with the Golden Shamrock Award at 8:30 a.m. at Shawe Memorial Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. A reception will follow.
1/29/2015
Walk Away the Pounds: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/29/2015
The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072.
1/29/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/29/2015
Will meet at 11 a.m. on Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/29/2015
The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Hanover College, 484 Ball Drive, Hanover. For more information visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
1/29/2015
The Carroll County Public Library will offer GED assistance at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
1/29/2015
River Valley Resources offers adult education classes for individuals interested in earning the Indiana High School Equivalency Diploma or adults who would like to study for the Accuplacer entrance exam to Ivy Tech Community College. Classes meet at the Switzerland County Technology & Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St., Vevay, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays; and from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. For more information call (812) 265-2652.
1/29/2015
Two public programs focusing on historic preservation are planned for Thursday and Friday in Madison. The presentations will be given by nationally-known professionals visiting Madison for an intensive study of the Shrewsbury-Windle House, which is owned by Historic Madison Inc.
The first free program is at 5 p.m. Thursday at Madison City Hall. The presentation will be about creative, non-traditional uses for historic buildings.
The focus will be on older structures typically used as museums. Speakers are Kim Trent, executive director of Knox Heritage in Knoxville, Tenn.; Gareth Evans, executive director of the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington, N.C.; Kirk Huffaker, executive director of Utah Heritage Foundation in Salt Lake City, Utah; and Marsh Davis, president of Indiana Landmarks in Indianapolis.
A second presentation will be at noon Friday by Trent, entitled “Why Preservation is Cool - Having Fun While Preserving Our Heritage.” The presentation will be at the Livery Stable. Those who want to attend the free lecture only may arrive at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required for lunch, which costs $12 and is payable at the door.
Reservations may be made by calling the HMI office at (812) 265-2967 or emailing hmi@historicmadisoninc.com. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday. Seating is limited.
1/29/2015
Bring your dinner and come join us at the Madison library to watch an award winning foreign film. The film will be shown in the auditorium. Tables will be set up for you to enjoy your dinner while you watch this month’s movie. Dinner & a Movie meets the last Thursday every month at 5:30 p.m.
1/29/2015
The Carroll County Public Library will offer an ESL class at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
1/30/2015
— Madison boys basketball hosts Silver Creek, 7:30 p.m.
— Shawe boys basketball hosts Rising Sun, 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. boys basketball at New Washington, 7:30 p.m.
— Carroll Co. girls basketball hosts Owen Co., 8 p.m.
1/30/2015
Walk Away the Pounds: Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
1/30/2015
Learn traditional Hawaiian quilting techniques by making a small pillow in tropical colors from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Public Library. No machine is required. Materials will be provided. To register, call (502) 732-7020.
1/30/2015
Two public programs focusing on historic preservation are planned for Thursday and Friday in Madison. The presentations will be given by nationally-known professionals visiting Madison for an intensive study of the Shrewsbury-Windle House, which is owned by Historic Madison Inc.
The first free program is at 5 p.m. Thursday at Madison City Hall. The presentation will be about creative, non-traditional uses for historic buildings.
The focus will be on older structures typically used as museums. Speakers are Kim Trent, executive director of Knox Heritage in Knoxville, Tenn.; Gareth Evans, executive director of the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington, N.C.; Kirk Huffaker, executive director of Utah Heritage Foundation in Salt Lake City, Utah; and Marsh Davis, president of Indiana Landmarks in Indianapolis.
A second presentation will be at noon Friday by Trent, entitled “Why Preservation is Cool - Having Fun While Preserving Our Heritage.” The presentation will be at the Livery Stable. Those who want to attend the free lecture only may arrive at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required for lunch, which costs $12 and is payable at the door.
Reservations may be made by calling the HMI office at (812) 265-2967 or emailing hmi@historicmadisoninc.com. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday. Seating is limited.
1/30/2015
Will be held by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $4 per person.
1/31/2015
— Madison, Southwestern, Switzerland Co. wrestling, IHSAA Sectional at Jennings Co., 10 a.m.
— Switzerland Co. swimming hosts Oldenburg, Charlestown, South Ripley, 10 a.m.
— Hanover College women’s basketball at Bluffton (Ohio), 1 p.m.
— Madison boys swimming, HHC Championships at Floyd Central, 1 p.m.
— Carroll Co. girls basketball at Collins, 1:30 p.m.
— Hanover College men’s basketball at Bluffton (Ohio), 3 p.m.
— Carroll Co. boys basketball at Eminence, 7:30 p.m.
— Madison boys basketball at North Harrison, 7:30 p.m.
— Shawe boys basketball at West Washington, 7:30 p.m.
— Southwestern boys basketball at Clarksville, 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. boys basketball at Milan, 7:30 p.m.
— Trimble Co. boys basketball at Nelson Co., 7:30 p.m.

1/31/2015
A free vendor expo wil be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium at Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave., Carrollton, Ky. Local vendors and business representatives will show their wares and services. Booths are $30. All proceeds benefit Carroll County 4-H. For more information call (502) 732-7030.
1/31/2015
Madison Consolidated High School will be hosting a TriState Marching Arts Competition. 26 Winter Guards from Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio will be competing in the high school gym throughout the day.
1/31/2015
— Madison Parks Department will have an organizational meeting for its spring men’s basketball league at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Boneyard Grill in Madison.
Anyone interested in fielding a team for the league must have a representative at the meeting. The first eight teams that commit and pay will participate. Games will be played on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
For more info, call Scott at (812) 493-9840.
1/31/2015
Come join us at the Hanover Library to talk about this month's inspirational book with us. Copies of each month's book are available at the Hanover circulation desk. The group meets to talk about the book in the sunroom at the Hanover Library. Everyone is welcome. We meet the last Saturday each month at 2 p.m.
1/31/2015
Will screen “Book of Life” at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.
1/31/2015

Local author and school teacher Bonnie Peugeot will read her recently published book "Adventures of Kimo." Coloring sheets, recipes and bookmarks will be available. All ages welcome.

(2014 Courier file photo)

1/31/2015
Will be held at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight with music from The Tymes. Sponsored by the Carrollton Rotary Club and in support of the Jefferson Community Technical College, tickets are $125 per couple and $500 for a table of eight. Reservations can be made by calling (502) 732-4261 or (502) 213-5200.
 



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