Community Calendar


10th Annual Riverfront Car Show

Vaughn Drive, downtown Madison

Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28

Weekend kicks off with a car cruise at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27 as dozens of vintage, classic and specialty cars, trucks and motorcycles begin arriving in Madison for the Saturday, May 28 Riverfront Car Show along the Ohio River. Vehicles arrive early on Saturday and are on free display for spectators beginning at 8 a.m. with awards and prizes for Best of Show and other categories in what annually is one of the biggest car events in the region.

Spring Old Court Days

The Pilot Club of Madison will hold its annual Spring Old Court days around the Jefferson County Courthouse square Friday through Sunday (May 27-29) in downtown Madison with arts and crafts, food and other merchandise booths. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Event is free to public. No pets allowed other than service animals.

Senior Citizens Center

Game Days

The Madison Senior Citizens Center hosts weekly card days and Bingo at the Senior Citizens Center, 208 West Main Street in downtown Madison. The schedule includes Eucher on Mondays and Thursdays from noon until 10 games are completed and Bingo on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The events are free and open to senior citizens.


Fish Fry

Fair Play Fire Company No. 1

405 East Main St. Madison

Fair Play Fire Company will hold a fish fry fundraiser on Saturday, May 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the firehouse. The menu includes fried fish, barbecue, hot dogs and coneys, french fries, onion rings, slaw and drinks. Seating is limited but carryout is available. No deliveries or phone-in orders. For more details, visit

Salad & Dessert Luncheon

St. John’s United Church of Christ

408 East Street, Madison

Friday, May 27 — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The church will hold a luncheon with salads, desserts, tea, lemonade, coffee and water. Cost is $7 and carry out is available


Food Giveaway

North Madison Christian Church

Saturday, May 28

8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

A food giveaway at the church locxated at 1400 East State Road 62 just across from Norton King’s Daughters Health.

Food Distribution

Salvation Army Food Bank

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Noon to 1 p.m.

331 East Main St, Madison

A food giveaway at the red door on east side of building. Bring your own bags. For more information, call 812-265-2157.

Jesus Clothes Closet

Trinity Methodist Church, Madison

Mondays — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Jesus Clothes Closet at Trinity Methodist Church, 412 W. Main St., will distribute free clothing for those in need each Monday (with the exception of holidays) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information call 812-866-4843.

House of Hope Food Pantry

100 East Second Street, Madison

Tuesdays — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Fridays — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A food giveaway and distribution at the Jefferson County House of Hope Food Pantry in downtown Madison. Please arrive at the pantry 15 minutes prior to closing to be served.



(Nature Center now open daily 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m)

Saturday, May 28

Waterfall Hike — 10 a.m.

Meet at Clifty Shelter for a one-hour moderately rugged hike through one of the most scenic sections of Clifty Canyon. There’s a chance to see five waterfalls along the way!

Bluebird Walk — 2 p.m.

Join the naturalist at Clifty Shelter to check the bluebird boxes for nests, eggs, and babies in a 45-minute easy walk.

Roving Naturalist —7-8 p.m.

The naturalist will be roving through the campground with an interesting item. Can you guess what it is?

Nighttime Senses Hike — 9 p.m.

Meet at Poplar Grove Shelter for a 45-minute easy walk and see if your five senses match up to those of our nighttime critters. Please only bring red flashlights or cover your flashlight with some of the provided red cellophane to protect night vision.

Sunday, May 29

Beginner Tree ID Hike — 10 a.m.

Discover the basics of tree identification during a 45-minute ADA Accessible walk that begins at Clifty Shelter.

Chipmunk Puppet Craft — 2 p.m.

Discover some fun facts about chipmunks while making a puppet to take home with you. Join us in the Nature Center for a 30-minute program.

Monday, May 30

Tunnel Tour — 10 a.m.

Join the naturalist on a guided hike through Brough’s tunnel. Discover its unique history and the wildlife that lives there. Meet at Oak Grove Shelter for this rugged 45-minute hike. Bring a flashlight and be prepared to get your feet wet!