Special Events

Dead Serious About Life: For more than 24 years 'Mispachah' a non-profit group based out of Ohio, has been performing this musical, which deals with issues like suicide, drug addiction, sex, bullying, cutting, alcohol abuse, self-esteem and teen pregnancy. The play will be held Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. in the cafeteria of Switzerland County High School. Tickets are $8 in advance and can be ordered at (800) 459-7268. Both shows are expected to sell out, but remaining tickets may be available for $9 at the door. For more information call (812) 427-2311.

TASC Testing: Formerly GED, will be held Jan. 27 and Jan. 29 at Madison Consolidated High School. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call (812) 265-6672.

Computer Help: The Carroll County Public Library offers walk-in computer help and tutoring Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (502) 732-7020 and ask for Sheila or email sheila@carrollcountylibrary.org to set up an appointment.

GED Help: Will be offered at 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Homework Help: Will be offered at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

ESL Class: Will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

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.

January 20

Talk to a Lawyer Day: Legal Volunteers of Southeast Indiana will sponsor 'Talk to a Lawyer Day' with a hotline for southeastern Indiana counties, including Jefferson and Switzerland, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To call in call (877) 237-0123 or (812) 537-0123. A statewide hotline will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for both English and Spanish-speaking callers at (800) 266-2581. For more information visit www.inbar.org.

MLK Jr. Annual Program: Trinity United Methodist Church will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program with Fred King of Christ Temple Church as the speaker. A video will be shown at 11:30 a.m. followed by the service from noon to 1 p.m. A light lunch will be served following the service with a limited number of to-go bags for those who need to return to work.

Marade: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a combination march and parade starting at 3 p.m. in the J. Graham Brown Campus Center lobby.

Court Street Cinemas: Will show "Lee Daniels' The Butler" at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.

Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.

January 21

Carroll County Community Development Corporation: Will meet at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center's Kentucky Room. The meeting is open to the public. The price of the meal is $19. For more information or to make a reservation call (502) 732-7035.

MCHS Eighth Grade Scheduling Extravaganza: Madison Consolidated High School will host an eighth grade scheduling event at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium to allow parents and students to tour the building, meet with teachers and discuss the transition from junior high to high school.

Poetry Slam: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a poetry slam at 7 p.m. in the Haq Center.

January 22

CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.

Lego Mania: Will be held starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.

Chamber Dinner: The 90th annual Madison Area Chamber of Commerce dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the faculty dining room at the Brown Campus Center on Hanover College. Cocktail hour will begin at 6 p.m. and the dinner and awards will run from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Free valet parking and shuttle service are available. Call (812) 265-3135 to reserve a seat.

Race in Your Face - Whispering Behind Closed Doors: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host a discussion at 6 p.m. in the Withrow Center.

Starting and Growing Your Small Business: The Carroll County Community Development Corporation will offer classes for those considering opening their own business or current business owners that want to grow their business. The six-week, two-hour class will meet at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Registration is $25. For more information or to register call (502) 732-7035 or email bob.yoder@carrollcountyky.com.

January 23

Moving for Better Health: The free senior 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.

Digital Literacy: WorkOne Madison, 620 Green Road, will offer a digital literacy workshop at 9 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to register call (812) 265-3734.

Self Esteem: WorkOne Madison, 620 Green Road, will offer a self esteem workshop at 9 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to register call (812) 265-3734.

Carroll County Board of Education: Will meet at 5 p.m. in the media center at Carroll County High School.

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.

Sister Simone Campbell - Peace, Social, Economic Justice: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will host Sister Simone Campbell as part of the Bill and June Rodgers Social Justice Speaker Series at 7 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts Recital Hall.

January 24

DIY Snow Globes: Celebrate the winter season by making your own snow globe at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. To register call (502) 732-7020.

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Steel 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 the Eggleston Community Building, 419 East St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group is spiritually-based and non-denominational. For more information call (502) 468-6316.

Movie Night - The Butler: As part of Hanover College's Martin Luther King Jr. Week the college will screen "The Butler" at 7:30 p.m. in Classic Hall Room 102.