Looking Ahead - April 28, 2014
Monday, April 28, 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.
Food Drive: The Salvation Army will hold a food drive May 1-May 31. All canned and non-perishable food items will be accepted at the Madison Township Fire Department and at River Valley Financial Bank. For more information call (812) 265-2157.
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.
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.
Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center.
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.
VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center.
Chamber After Hours: Will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Little Golden Fox with light refreshments and door prizes.
Jefferson County Board of Health: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the board room of the Jefferson County Health Department, 715 Green Road.
Carrollton City Council: Will meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in council chambers at Carrollton City Hall.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. in the Lexington Christian Church fellowship room. A Hanover College professor will speak about climate's affect on tree rings and other related topics. The location is wheelchair accessible.
Bean Soup Supper: The Hanover Free and Accepted Masonic Lodge 652 will host a bean soup supper from 4 to 8 p.m. at the lodge, 239 W. Main St., Hanover. The event is open to the public. Freewill donations will be accepted.
Jefferson County Prevent Child Abuse Award Ceremony: Will be held at 6:30 p.m. at North United Methodist Church to recognize winners of the annual Prevent Child Abuse poster contest. The public is welcome.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
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.
"He Said, She Said" Author Road Show: Random House writing couple Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Huntly Parsons will bring their national road trip tour to Village Lights Bookstore from 4 to 6 p.m. The couple will discuss their books, the writing process and how they've managed to share the same office for 20 years.
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.
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.
Red Hatters of Madison: Will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. at Stream Cliff Farm in Commiskey. A car pool will leave from the Big Lots parking lot at 10:20 a.m. All Red Hatters and guests are welcome. For more information call (812) 265-4433.
KDH Retirees: Retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Ponderosa.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Charlie Humphrey. 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.
Chili Supper: The Ryker's Ridge Volunteer Fire Company will host its spring chili supper at 5 p.m.