Looking Ahead - August 11, 2014
Monday, August 11, 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.
TASC Testing: The high school equivalency test will be given at Madison Consolidated High School in the evening Aug. 11 and Aug. 13, and Aug. 25 and Aug. 27. For more information or to register call (812) 265-6672.
KYNECT: Get assistance with Kentucky health care sign-up from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. No appointment necessary.
Jefferson County Republican Women - LOCATION CHANGE: Will meet at 6 p.m. at Harry's Stone Grill. Lisa Seng-Shadday, candidate for 66th District State Representative, will be present and the upcoming ice cream social will be discussed. Those attending are asked to bring an auction item with them. All Republican women are welcome. The location was changed from Franco's Restaurant.
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.
Jefferson County Clearinghouse Project Meeting: Will meet at 8 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at 100 E. Second St. All are welcome.
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.
NARFE: Chapter 1677 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steak House. A motion, discussion and vote will be taken to close the chapter or remain active. All members are urged to attend. All federal retirees, active federal employees, postal employees and their guests are welcome.
Dungeons and Dragons in the Library: This group is for adults who enjoy the game at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Bring supplies and meet in the library conference room. This is a new group and everyone is welcome. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
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.
Madison Community Band Concert: Will perform from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Heritage Trail. For more information call (812) 273-5103.
Stroke and Cardiovascular Screenings: St. Elizabeth's mobile health unit will be at the Carroll County Public Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to offer four health screenings for $25 each. Registration is required. Call (859) 301-9355 to schedule an appointment.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Lego Mania: Enjoy after-school lego fun at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Art Journaling: Join the art journaling class at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Registration for the free class is requested. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
MCHS Class of 1969 Reunion Planning Meeting: Will be held at 6 p.m. at Harry's Stone Grill. The reunion has been set for Oct. 11. All members of the Madison Consolidated, Shawe Memorial and Southwestern high school classes of 1969 are welcome to attend and help plan the reunion. For more information visit www.mchscubs69.net or call (812) 265-5098.
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.
Senior Breakfast: Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center will host a free breakfast for all seniors, their friends and family from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month. The event will include a guest speaker and door prizes. For more information call (812) 866-2625.
Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society.
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.
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet: Will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour and silent auction at the General Butler State Resort Park's conference center. Entertainment will be provided by musical comedian and impressionist Matt Jernigan. To purchase tickets or make a donation call (502) 732-7034.
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.
Sam Woodfill's Guns: The Jefferson County Historical Society will host Dr. Bob Woodfill, sharing the story of Major Sam Woodfill, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information call (812) 265-2335 or email email@example.com.
PFLAG: Will meet at 7 p.m. in the fellowship room of Hanover Presbyterian Church. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month.
Party in the Park: Will be held by Jefferson County WIC at Hanover Park from 1 to 3 p.m. The family-friendly event is free to all breastfeeding mothers in Jefferson County and will include light refreshments and face painting. For more information visit www.newhopeservices.org.
Tree Spree: Meet at 2 p.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center to learn about trees that have been in Indiana for hundreds of years. Make a tree identification sheet to take home in this 30-minute program.
Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at Village Lights Bookstore.
Pet Adoption Fair: Will be held by the Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orscheln Farm and Home, 2830 Wilson Ave. For more information on pets available for adoption visit www.sisaveapet.com or call (812) 273-1788
Lego Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. This event is for elementary aged students to create and use their imagination. Bring your legos or use the library's. The club meets in the library auditorium. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
Tower Trek: Get a bird's-eye-view of the Ohio Valley with at 11 a.m. with a one-hour moderate hike at Clifty Falls State Park. Meet at the Nature Center.
Magic Tournament: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Critter Feeding and Turtle Walk: Visit the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center at 2 p.m. to learn what's on the menu for local critters and help give the center's turtles some sunshine.
Fish Fry: Canaan Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry from 5 to 8 p.m. The menu will include fish, hot dogs, slaw, fries, hush puppies, dessert and a drink. A free will offering will be collected.