Looking Ahead - April 7, 2014
Monday, April 07, 2014 11:00 AM
TASC Testing: The test that replaces the GED will be given April 7, 9, 28 and 30 at Madison Consolidated High School. Pre-registration is required. For more information call (812) 265-6672.
POETPALOOZA: Village Lights Bookstore will host a tri-state poetry summit April 11-12 with hourly readings and signings by regional poets. The event will also include live music from The Chestnuts Friday evening. The public is invited to participate in the Saturday night event finale, an open mic poetry slam lite. For more information visit www.villagelightsbooks.com.
Shrek the Musical: Madison Consolidated High School Theater will present "Shrek the Musical" at 7 p.m. April 11 and 12 and at 2:30 p.m. April 12 and 13 in the MCHS Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students or balcony seating. The students will also host a swamp party April 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria with food, games, crafts, photographs and autographs from the cast. All tickets are $10 for the party, which does not include the show. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Hot Luck and Fiery Foods: Thomas Family Winery will host the 18th annual event April 11-13. The "Hot Luck" will begin Friday at 7 p.m. Admission is a fiery covered dish and recipes to share. The weekend also includes a salsa competition, fiery foods marketplace and live music. A ticketed Sunday brunch will begin at 11 a.m. with jazz from Rob Houze. Tickets for the brunch are $15. For more information call (812) 273-3755.
Bits & Pieces Quilt Show: Will be held April 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds. Admission is $3.
Recreation, Conservation and Volunteerism at Big Oaks: Joe Robb, refuge manager at Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge will speak at 6:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The talk will focus on the activities that occur at Big Oaks, highlighting different events as the seasons change and how visitors and volunteers can take advantage of what this National Wildlife Refuge has to offer.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
Jefferson County Clearinghouse Planning Meeting: Will meet at 8 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at 215 E. Main St., Suite 1.
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.
NAMI Family Support Group: Will meet from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Faith Lutheran Church to support family members of those who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. The group is led by trained NAMI support group facilitators. For more information call (812) 292-1047.
Jefferson County Civil War Round Table: Historian Wayne Sanford will speak at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society, "Engineer Brigade of the Army of the Potomac During the Civil War." For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony: Will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 416 Vine St., as part of a statewide event marking the need to prevent child abuse in Indiana. Jefferson County Prosecutor Chad Lewis and other community partners will speak, Rev. Clifton Hartley will lead a prayer and the Southwestern High School band will perform. For more information call (812) 265-4379.
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.
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.
Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Committee: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the terminal building at the Madison Municipal Airport on the second Thursday of each month. For more information call (812) 866-7241 or (812) 273-6000, or visit http://jeffersoncountyinlepc.org.
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.
Pilot Club: Will meet on the second Thursday of the month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Madison Senior Center. For more information call (812) 273-0550.
Canaan Community Academy Board: Will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at the school.
Milton City Commission: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Milton City Hall.
Carroll County Community Development Corporation Annual Shareholders: Will meet at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge in the River Room.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day & Cool Country. 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.
Lisa Spurlock: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present Dr. Lisa Spurlock and women's harp ensemble at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Speaking of Women's Health - Blossom Into a New You: The annual day-long conference will be hosted by Ivy Tech Community College. Tickets are still available. For more information call (812) 265-2580, ext. 4127.
Eggstravaganza: Easter fun and an egg hunt will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion for children ages 3 to 8. The event will also include storytelling, face painting, balloon animals, historical games, old toys and a visit with the Easter bunny. The event is $3 per child. For more information call (812) 273-4531.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.