Looking Ahead - December 30, 2013
Monday, December 30, 2013 10:00 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 email@example.com.
Festival of Lights: Thousands of holiday lights reflect into the water along the Ohio River at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay from Nov. 30 to Dec. 31.
Festival of Trees: General Butler State Resort Park will host the annual Festival of Trees from Dec. 7 through Jan. 1.
Computer Help: The Carroll County Public Library offers walk-in computer help. Call (502) 732-7020 and ask for Sheila or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment.
Walking: The Brown Gym will be open for walking from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call (812) 265-8308.
T.O.P.S.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly will meet at 5 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Alliance Church. Weigh in starts at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 265-5529 or (812) 265-4641.
Walk Away the Pounds: Daily at 9 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Zumba: Will meet at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Al-Anon Family Group: Will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway. For more information call (812) 493-3848.
Orchard Support Group: A support group for pregnant mothers, new mothers and mothers of older children who are battling addiction will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the King's Daughters' Hospital.
Support Group: Will meet every Thursday at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1429 Clifty Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The spiritually-based group supports those struggling with depression, fear, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and grief. For more information call (502) 468-6316.
Senior Citizens: The Madison Senior Center, 208 W. Main St., hosts activities during the week including euchre at noon on Monday and Thursday, and bingo at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The center also has a pool table, Wii, and dominoes. Lunch is available each day, but those interested must sign-up the day prior. For more information call (812) 265-4758.
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.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Arthur Christmas" at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Jobs" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
New Years Eve Party: The Madison Township Fire Dept., 3413 N. Michigan Road, will host a New Years Eve party starting at Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. with live music from Tommy Day and Cool Country. Admission is $15 individuals or $20 for couples. Children under age 12 are admitted free. The event will be alcohol free. All profits will go to the department. For more information call (812) 265-2256.
First Day Hike: Celebrate the new year with a first day hike starting at 10 a.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park. Meet at the Clifty Inn for an hour hike along the canyon rim and uplands.
Red Hatters: Will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Key West Shrimp House, 117 Ferry St. They will celebrate 'Christmas in January.' Those planning to participate in the exchange should bring a $5 gift. For more information call (812) 265-4433.
KDH Retirees: The retired employees of King's Daughters' Hospital will meet at 11:30 a.m. at The Pines.