Looking Ahead - March 21, 2014
Friday, March 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zastrozzi - The Master of Discipline: Will be performed March 20-23 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. The fantasy-thriller, inspired by a Gothic novel from Percy Bysshe Shelley, depicts the struggle between good and evil in the lives of a master criminal and a religious visionary. The production contains mature themes and violence. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students high school and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Straw Bale Structure: Build a straw bale structure at Pearl Park as part of the Staycation schedule. Families welcome. Weather permitting, construction will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. March 26-27. For more information call (812) 265-2967.
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 4 p.m. Sundays at Faith Covenant Church, 217 E. Third St.; and 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.
DIY Mouse Pad: Create your own mouse pad using a choice of fun prints at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. To sign up for the free program call (502) 732-7020.
Freethinkers Book Club: Will meet at 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at Village Lights Bookstore.
RiverRoots Kickoff Fundraiser: Will begin at 6 p.m. at The Old Feed Mill, 301 W. Second St. The event will include five live bands, a cash bar and merchandise from musicians and the festival. Admission is $10. Members and sponsors will be admitted free.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. 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.
HOPPS Yard Sale: Will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Vevay Utility Building, 508 W. Seminary St., Vevay. Items will include clothes, furniture, household items, baby items, toys appliances and more. All proceeds will benefit families fighting pediatric cancer. There will also be a food drive at the sale to collect items for donations to Kosair Children's Hospital.
Third House: The legislative breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. at Ivy Tech Community College in the business conference center.
Hanover College Jazz Band: Will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. in the J. Graham Brown Campus Center.
Youth Art Month Reception: Trimble County Public Library will host a special reception at 11 a.m. as the culmination of its National Youth Art Month festivities. Rebekka Seigel will exhibit some of her quilts along with the art children created in her classes. Art created at the Senior Social and Teen Art Night will also be on display. The display will be open until 1 p.m.
Fossils Rock: Families can learn about fossils and even collect specimens at a special Clifty Falls State Park event. The program starts at 1 p.m. in the nature center and begins with an hour-long session on common fossil types in the area. At 2 p.m., participants will carpool to a site near Madison to collect fossils. The program is open to individuals age 5 and older. Registration is $2. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advanced registration is required by calling (812) 273-0609.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen the Hunger Games - Catching Fire staring Jennifer Lawrence at 2 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG13.
Hanover College Choral Concert: Will be held at 2 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts.
Jefferson County Board of Tourism: Will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center.
Moving for Better Health: The free exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information call (812) 273-1072.
VisitMadison Inc. Board of Directors: Will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Madison Visitors Center.
Fourth Monday Book Group: Will discuss "The Hundred-Foot Journey" by Richard C. Morais at noon at the Carroll County Public Library. Copies are available at the library desk.
Make and Take 19th Century Crafts: Will be held as part of the Madison Staycation schedule from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. The fee is $1. For more information call (812) 273-4531.
Movie Monday: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch will host a screening of "Monsters University" at 2 p.m. The film is rated G. Snacks will be provided.
Old Glory 101: Learn all about the American Flag from 2 to 4:30 p.m at the Madison Visitors Center as part of the Staycation schedule. The event is free and open to the public. The class covers flag history and etiquette, and learning how to fold a flag in the military style. All attendees go home with free souvenirs and a certificate of completion. The informal learning session is led by members of the Jefferson County Republican Women's Club and Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969
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.
Lexington Historical Society: Will meet at 7 p.m. at Lexington Christian Church. Joe Oberfell will lead a presentation on the history of the first Catholic church in Scott County. The Mother of God Church was located in Lexington on the site of the current post office. The location is wheelchair accessible.
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.
Sand Art: Create sand art at 10 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. The activity will also be held at 2 p.m. at the Hanover branch. For more information call (812) 265-2744.
B4K Club: Will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Kids' Storytime: Jill Kelly Koren will read to young book lovers at 11 a.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Selections are tailored to the ages of the audience. Coffee and tea available for adults.
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 Concert: Will be at 7:30 p.m at the Brown Gym. The event is free. For more information call (812) 599-0840.
Senior Community Service Employment Program: The program will accept applications from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at WorkOne Madison, 620 Green Road. Applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, live in Jefferson County and have a total income less than $14,588 per year or less for a family of one, $19,663 for a family of two. For more additional guidelines, information or pre-registration call (866) 796-8550.
Blood Drive: The Jefferson County Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. in Oak Room 5 and 6 at the King's Daughters' Hospital. Donors should eat a meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating. For more information on blood donation visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Work It Wednesday: The monthly business networking lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce featuring a presentation on Every Door Direct Mail from the U.S. Postal Service. Lunch is free for Chamber members and $4 for non-members.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion at 1 p.m. as part of the Staycation schedule. Admission is $5 for children. For more information call (812) 273-4531.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Loomz: Create bracelets with colorful bands at 2 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch. Materials will be provided. For more information call (812) 866-1470.
Lego Mania: Will be held starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Dick Davis Retirement Open House: Will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Falls Inn. All are welcome to come congratulate, sign a journal, have cake and share stories about the retiring naturalist.