Looking Ahead - May 5, 2014
Monday, May 05, 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.
Food Drive: The Salvation Army will hold a food drive May 1-May 31. All canned and non-perishable food items will be accepted at the Madison Township Fire Department and at River Valley Financial Bank. For more information call (812) 265-2157.
A.D.E.P.T. Level I: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 9 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10 at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. For more information about the alcohol/drug education/prevention/pretreatment program call (812) 498-6880 or (812) 265-9059.
A.D.E.P.T. Level II: Will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 5-9 and May 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 331 E. Main St. For more information about the alcohol/drug education/prevention/pretreatment program call (812) 498-6880 or (812) 265-9059.
Mama Won't Fly: The Madison Community Players will present the Jones Hope Wooten comedy "Mama Won't Fly," May 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and May 10 at 2:30 p.m. in Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students.
Steel Magnolias: The Port William Players will present "Steel Magnolias" at The English Schoolhouse at 7 p.m. May 9 and 10. Tickets are $12. A Mother's Day performance will be held May 11 at 1 p.m. and will include a luncheon. Tickets for the Sunday performance are $30.
Open Swim: The pool at the Madison Consolidated Junior High School will be open for a community swim on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $1 per person, and elementary-aged children and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Farmer's Market: Will run from April 1 through Oct. 31 on Broadway between Main and Third streets. The market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
Court Street Cinemas: Will screen "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. The film is rated PG.
Butterfly Gardening: Mike Pyles of the Trimble County Extension Service and Christin Herbst of the Carroll County Extension Service will present information on attracting butterflies to home gardens for spring planting season at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Conservation Practices of the Modern Zoo: Doug McCoy, assistant curator education at the Louisville Zoo will speak at 6:30 p.m. at The Livery Stable. He will discus conservation practices of the modern zoo and the cooperative efforts of zoos to develop species survival plans, and the responsibilities zoos have taken on regarding educating the public in conservation and preservation of the environment and animal habitats. The event is co-sponsored by Big Oaks Conservation Society and Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. The free program is open to the public.
Freethinkers Coffee and Conversation: Will meet at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at Mumbles.
IKE Retirees: Retired employees of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. at Clifty Falls State Park's Clifty Inn. All retirees and guests are welcome. The guest speaker will be David Rehkopf.
Hospitality Training: The Madison Visitors Center will host its annual free hospitality training program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitors Center. Program sessions start on the hour. The event also includes refreshments, and door prizes drawings. For more information call (812) 265-2956.
Pinterest Community Workshop: The Jefferson Community Technical College Carrollton Campus will host a workshop at 2 p.m. on how to navigate Pinterest. It will be taught by Heather Yocum and Sara Clifton. The class is free, but registration is required by calling (502) 213-5209 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Merit Board: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Commissioners Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 265-2648.
Sons of the American Revolution: The Indiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will present an initial charter and induct members into the newly formed Clifty Creek Chapter at 6 p.m. in the Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 Fellowship Hall, 239 W. Main St., Hanover. Sons of the American Revolution and Daughters of the american Revolution members as well as anyone interested in learning more about becoming a member are invited to attend. For more information call (812) 801-7882.
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.
CAFFE: Carrollton Area Families for Education will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library.
Lego Mania: Kids can have after-school lego fun at 3:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Trimble County Board of Education: Will meet at 6 p.m. at Trimble County Middle School.
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.
Jefferson County Genealogical Society: Will meet at 1 p.m. at the Jefferson County Historical Society.
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.
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.
Tri Kappa Chick Flick: Will begin at 5 p.m. at the Old Market on Main with appetizers, a light meal, drinks and door prizes, before moving to The Ohio Theatre for a screening of "Calendar Girls." Tickets are $15. Auction items will be available for bid/raffle. For more information call (812) 701-2579.
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.
PFLAG: Will meet at 7 p.m. in the fellowship room of Hanover Presbyterian Church. The event will have guests from Hanover College. Plans will be made for summer events and a quarterly potluck.
Carroll County Community Development Corporation Board: Will meet at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge in the River Room.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day & Cool 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 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.
Mary Ann Gentry Art Show: The Carroll County Public Library will host the annual Mary Ann Gentry Art Show during May. Artists of all ages and in a variety of mediums will be featured throughout the library. A reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. with musical guests The Compass Quartet. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
How to be a House Detective: Take a walking tour with two experts who will discuss how to detect exterior house problems and how they can be addressed. The tour will be from 9 a.m. to noon and will start in the garden at the Christ Episcopal Church, 506 Mulberry St. For more information visit www.cornerstonesociety.org.
Game Day: Will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
Claude's Second CHance Benefit: A benefit event for Swine Flu survivor Claude Chance will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 2250 Lanier Drive. The doors open at 2 p.m. with a jam session. The event will also include raffles and a hog roast. The music will open at 4 p.m. with Jynx, followe dby Sandy Picket and Chopper Johnson at 5 p.m., High Octane at 6 p.m., Chris Jesse and Jimmy Davis at 7 p.m., Young Country at 8 p.m., Jimmy Davis Band at 9 p.m. and Power Plant at 10 p.m. Admission is $10 for individuals, $15 per couple. For more information call (812) 801-6954.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, east wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
La Casa Amiga Hispanic Dinner: Will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Pope John Elementary School Cafeteria, 221 W. State St. Tickets are $10 per person for the all-you-can-eat meal. For more information on the fundraiser call (812) 273-2394.