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Looking Ahead - April 18, 2014
Friday, April 18, 2014 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.
Jefferson County House of Hope: Will provide free food and supplies to residents of Jefferson County who are in need. A household may visit once every 30 days. Guests will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays. The clearinghouse is located at 100 E. Second St. The entrance is located off First St., at the rear of the building.
Celebrate Recovery: A 12-step, Christ-centered, recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups, from addictions to depression, will meet at 4 p.m. Sundays at Faith Covenant Church, 217 E. Third St.; and at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John's United Church of Christ, 406 East St. For more information call (812) 801-6008. (812) 599-4163 or (812) 701-9712.
Choices for Women Yard Sale: Will be held April 18 and April 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon. New items will be put out for the second weekend. For more information call (812) 493-9264.
Open Swim: The pool at the Madison Consolidated Junior High School will be open for a community swim on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $1 per person, and elementary-aged children and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Farmer's Market: Will run from April 1 through Oct. 31 on Broadway between Main and Third streets. The market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fish Fry: Kent Volunteer Fire Company will host a fish fry fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m.
Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month 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.
No More Cutting: A support group for girls from junior high to college who struggle with depression, fear, anxiety and suicidal thoughts will meet every Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group is spiritually-based and non-denominational. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
World Book Night: Village Lights Bookstore will honor six members of the Courierarea who have volunteered to distribute books to underserved places on World Book Night, April 23. The reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.
Fish Fry: Canaan Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. with fish, fries, pork tenderloin, coleslaw, hushpuppies, dessert and drinks. A free will offering will be collected.
Lego Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. All ages are welcome to get creative and have fun with Lego, Lincoln Logs and Tinker Toys. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
MCHS Class of 1979 Reunion Meeting: Will be held at 6 p.m. at Broadway Tavern. For more information call (812) 265-3053.
Easter Egg Hunt: The Madison Moose Lodge will host its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. All are welcome.
Moving for Better Health: The free exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
Bedford City Commission: Will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Morgan Community Center.
Poetry Fun for Everyone: Celebrate National Poetry Month from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch with madlibs, magnetic poetry, haiku and all-about-me poems. The drop-in event is intended for ages 6 and up. For more information call (812) 866-1470.
Relay for Life of Jefferson County Team Meeting: Will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College. For more information call (812) 701-2883.
Trimble County Fiscal Court: Will meet on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
Carroll County Fiscal Court: Will meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in the Fiscal Court on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse.
Kids Storytime: Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Selections are tailored to the ages of the audience.
Jefferson County Job Fair: Will be held at Ivy Tech Community College. It will be open to veterans from 1 to 2 p.m. and the general public from 2 to 5 p.m. Those attending are encouraged to dress professionally, bring a resume and be prepared to fill out applications. For more information or help with a resume or interviewing call (812) 265-3734.
911 Communications Administrative Board of Jefferson County: Will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at Madison City Hall. Accommodations are available by calling (812) 273-3313 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Pizza and Plaster: Learn what to use and what not to use when repairing plaster walls, and learn how to do the right application with master craftsman Terry Wullenweber from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Pythias Building, 314 Jefferson St. Refreshments will be served. The event is free, but donations will be accepted. For more information email email@example.com.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Shawe Memorial Junior/Senior High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To schedule an appointment call (812) 273-2150.
Moving for Better Health: The free 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.
Carroll County Board of Education: Will meet at 5 p.m. at Cartmell Elementary School.
T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet Thursdays at 5 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh-in is at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-4641 or (812) 265-5529.
MCS Referendum Informational Meeting: Get details and have questions answered about the Madison Consolidated Schools referendum in an informational meeting at 5:15 p.m. at the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.
Support Group: Will meet every Thursday 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.
Jefferson County Pathways Youth Shelter Annual Dinner: Will be held at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet, followed by dinner and guest speaker Robin Donaldson of the Indiana Youth Service Association. Tickets for the Livery Stable event are $35 for non-members or $30 for members. Reservations are requested by April 15 to (812) 265-3777, ext. 222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Citizens Prom: Will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Madison Moose Lodge. The event is free to all Jefferson County senior citizens. The event theme is "spring fling." The prom includes free dinner, dancing and door prizes. The queen and king will be crowned at 8 p.m.
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