Looking Ahead - July 21, 2014
Monday, July 21, 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 email@example.com.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will host free showings during their family film series. Movies show at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Remaining films include: Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, July 21-22; and The Lego Movie, July 28-29. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.
Summer Theatre Workshop: The Madison Community Players will host its annual summer theatre workshop July 21-Aug. 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Brown Gym. Those in third grade and older are welcome. Tuition is $25. The student performance will be held at 7 p.m. July 31. For more information call (812) 493-3357.
Bicentennial Mural: Art teacher Bonnie Peugeot welcomes help working on the Bicentennial mural at Crystal Beach. Work will be going on from 4:30 to 7 p.m. July 24 and July 28-30; from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11-15, Aug. 18-22, Aug. 25-29, Sept. 2-5, Sept. 8-12, Sept.15-19 and Sept. 22-25; and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 13-17, Oct. 20-24 and Oct. 27-29. They will not work on the project if it rains or the temperature is below 40 degrees. For more information call or text (812) 493-4077.
Queen of the Mississippi: Will be in Madison from 10 p.m. July 26 to noon July 27.
Summer Lunch: Will be served as part of Gleaners Summer Meals for Kids program, Monday through Friday, June 4-July 31. It will not be served July 4. Meals will be served in Hanover from noon to 12:25 p.m. at West Lawn Mobile Home Park, Rainbow Apartments and Woodside Mobile Homes 1; and from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Woodside Mobile Homes 2, Jones Mobile Home Park and at the corner of Sycamore and Maple streets. Meals will be served in Madison from noon to 12:40 p.m. at Presidential Estates/Windridge Apartments, from noon to 12:20 p.m. at Madison Mobile Home Village, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Valley Court Apartments and from noon to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army.
Pep Walks: King's Daughters' Health will host weekly walks on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., June 5 through Aug. 28, except for July 3. The walks start and finish at the KDH/Trilogy Health parking garage on Broadway. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Walkers are encouraged to walk by themselves or with a group at their own pace. Downtown walking maps will be provided for various 1 to 4-mile courses. Cold water will be provided. For more information visit www.kdhmadison.org or call (812) 801-0175.
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 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.
Needlecraft Guild: Join fellow knitters for fn and conversation at 5:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch. Bring a current project to work on. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
Trimble County Fiscal Court: Will meet on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
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.
911 Communications Administrative Board of Jefferson County: Will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at Madison City Hall. Accommodations are available by calling (812) 273-3313 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Madison Community Band Practice: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brown Gym. All ages and skill levels are welcome. For more information call (812) 273-5103.
Blood Drive: Will be held by the Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross from noon to 4 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. To schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code 5919 or call (812) 265-3818.
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.
Early Readers Book Club: Will be held for children in first through third grade from 9 a.m. to noon at the Trimble County Public Library. Children will play games and learn reading skills. The program will run for four weeks, July 10, 17, 24 and 31. Advanced registration is required. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
Carroll County Board of Education: Will meet at 5 p.m. in the media center at Carroll County High School.
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.
Emergency Preparedness: The Jefferson Community Technical College Carrollton Campus will host a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on emergency preparedness, before, during and after fires, floods, earthquakes and/or tornadoes. It will be taught by Caroline Reisner. The class is free, but registration is required by calling (502) 213-5209 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
M.A.I.N. Program Lecture - Duplicate Monuments - Iconic and Unknown: The AME Church, 309 E. Fifth St., will host the last in a series of Madison Advanced Internship Network program lectures at 6:30 p.m. The interns have prepared four lectures on different preservation topics. The event is free and open to the public.
American Queen: Will be in Madison from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m
Ride with the Governor: All motorcyclists are invited to join ABATE of Indiana in an annual escorted motorcycle ride. Riders will meet at Orr Plaza on the west side of the Indiana State House in Indianapolis. Sign-in is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The ride departs at 10 a.m. For more information call 800-23-ABATE or visit www.abateonline.org
Pro Bono Walk-in Legal Clinic: Will be held on the last Friday of the month at the Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St. Registration starts at 10 a.m. Attorneys from the Christian Neighborhood Legal Clinic of Indianapolis will offer legal advice on topics such as: child support, bankruptcy, housing, foreclosure, debt, wills, estates and immigration.
Fourth Friday: Will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Madison with free trolley rides and extended hours for businesses. The theme is "Slice of Summer."
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.
Tuck Pointing with Mark Johnson: The M.A.I.N. and Hanover College Business Scholars programs will host a series of workshops with community members skilled in preservation trades. All lectures are free and open to the public. Mark Johnson will present on tuck pointing from 8 a.m. to noon at 743 W. Third St. For more information call (812) 265-8300.
Back to School Expo: Will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Family Life Center behind Madison Assembly of God. The free event will include face painting, bounce houses and prizes. For more information call (812) 273-3139.
Breakfast: The Hanover Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. No. 652, 239 W. Main St., Hanover, will hold a breakfast with pancake, waffles, eggs, sausage and bacon from 6 to 10:30 a.m. A freewill donation will be collected.
July Fest: Deputy Volunteer Fire Department will host July Fest with a hog roast dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. The meal is $7, or $4 for children age 10 and under. The event will also include inflatables, fireworks, a cornhole tournament at 1 p.m. and a euchre tournament at 4 p.m. Registration for the cornhole tournament is $20 and begins at 12:30 p.m. Registration for the Euchre tournament is $10 and begins at 3:30 p.m.
Court of Honor: Will be held to recognize Ethan Schmitt of Madison on the completion of his Eagle Scout Award at 4:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.
SWHS Class of 1974 Reunion: The Southwestern High School class of 1974 will hold its 40-year reunion at 5:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge. For more information call (812) 499-6856 or (812) 599-0757.
Raker-Buscher Reunion: The descendants of Ernst and Mary E. Buscher Raker will hold their annual reunion at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 6147 KY 36, Milton, Ky. Lunch will begin around noon. Those attending are asked to bring a picnic basket with food to share and any genealogy items to share with the family. All descendants of Johann F. and Henriette Buscher Strautmann, and Henry M. and Mary Buscher Titkemeyer are also welcome. For more information call (812) 701-3690, (502) 648-5216 or (502) 732-5341.