Looking Ahead - May 15, 2017
Madison in Bloom: The Spring Garden Tour will feature five private gardens and one house museum garden on May 13-14 and May 20-21. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $20, and free for children age 12 and younger. For more information, or to order tickets, visit www.madisoninbloom.com or call (812) 265-2335. The Wizard of Oz: Little Grand Theatre Company will present “The Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. May 19 and May 20, and at 2:30 p.m. May 21 at North Madison Christian Church, 1400 E. State Road 62. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children age 12 and younger. RiverRoots: The annual RiverRoots Music & Folk Arts Festival will be held May 19 and 20 featuring Ricky Skaggs, Peter Rowan, Sam Bush, Langhorne Slim, Bigfoot Yancey, The Giving Tree Band, Dawg Yawp, Maria Carrelli, Darrell Scott, The Accidentals, HoneyHoney, John Craigie, Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle, Jake Book, New Balance and The Other Years. Tickets are $35. Kids age 12 and younger are free. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.riverroots.org. Friends of the Library Book Sale: The Friends of the Library will hold its annual spring book sale from noon to 5 p.m. May 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 20 and from noon to 5 p.m. May 21 in the auditorium of the Jefferson County Public Library’s Madison branch, 420 W. Main St. For more information, or to volunteer, email email@example.com. Walk Away the Pounds: Carroll County Public Library invites the public to walk away the pounds at 9 a.m. on weekdays.
Shred Event: The MainSource Bank in Vevay will host a shredding event. Local residents are invited to bring personal paperwork that they would like shredded during business hours. Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays at the Brown Gym. For more information, call (812) 273-1072. Ohio Valley Indivisible: Will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Trinity United Methodist Church. Attendees should enter through the entrances on Broadway or Main Street. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Michael Kelsey Concert: All ages are welcome to the performance and exploration of music in every day life at 10:30 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library’s Hanover branch. The free event is sponsored by the Elks Club as part of the Arts 2 Kids series. Board of Public Works: Will meet at 11:30 a.m. in Madison City Hall. Blood Drive: The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Christian Church in Milton, Ky. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org. CCPL Summer Reading Program Kick Off: Will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. for the Build A Better World summer series with inflatables, sno cones, cotton candy and more. Dinner will be provided for families who sign up. All ages are welcome. Zumba: Will be offered at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Freethinkers of Madison: Will meet on the first and third Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. For more information, call (812) 839-6535.
B4K: The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Club will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Carroll County Public Library. Blankets for Kitties Project: Try a new knitting pattern and make a blanket to donate to the animal shelter at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Hanover branch. The library will provide the yarn. Knitters should bring size 7 or 8 straight needles. ESL Class: Will be offered at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library. City Council: Will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Madison City Hall. Chess Meet: Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome to come to play or learn chess at 6 p.m. in the conference room at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Hanover Town Council: Will meet at 6:15 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday each month at the Hanover Community Center, 200 Spruce Lane.
SRP Stem Stations: Will be offered from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Carroll County Public Library for all ages. Art Club: Teens are invited to meet at 5 p.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch to try a new art medium each month or being their own projects to work on. Zumba: Will be offered at 5:15 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Family Bike Ride: The Madison Area Bicycle Club will hold family bike rides Wednesdays at 6 p.m. throughout the spring and summer. Rides begin and end at Clifty Falls State Park entrance on Green Road. Pace and distance may change depending on participants. All riders must wear helmets. Children should be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. For information, call (812) 701-4666 or (812) 599-3670. PIYO: General Butler State Resort Park will offer a work out session that combines pilates with yoga at 6 p.m. in the mezzanine. Classes are $5 per person. For more information, call (502) 732-4384.
Moving for Better Health: The free strength and balance exercise class will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center. For more information, call (812) 273-1072. Mother Goose Time: Carroll County Public Library will host a story and playtime for babies and their caregivers from 10:30 ti 11 a.m. Music Makers: Will gather at 11 a.m. at the Carroll County Public Library. Teen Advisory Group: Teens are invited to meet at 4 p.m. at the Hanover branch of the Jefferson County Public Library to talk about the books, magazines and DVDs they’d like to see at the library. ESL Class: Will be offered at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Carroll County Public Library. RiverRoots Warm Up: Get ready for the RiverRoots festival with a free performance of The Way Down Wanderers. Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste District Board of Directors: Will meet at 6 p.m. in the Ripley County Annex Building in Versailles. All meetings are open to the public. Ulster Info Night: Teens and parents who are interested in learning more about the Ulster Project are invited to an info night at 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Former teens and hosts families will be available to answer questions. For more information, visit www.madisonulster.org. Lanier Mansion Centennial: The Jefferson County Historical Society and the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site will commemorate the Lanier Mansion’s centennial as a house museum with a reception, talk, “J.F.D. Lanier and the Bee Line Railroad,” a small exhibit and a behind-the-scenes tour of the mansion. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the historical society, 615 W. First St. The event is free, except for the tour, which is discounted to $8 per person for this event.
Shred Event: The MainSource Bank in Vevay will host a shredding event. Local residents are invited to bring personal paperwork that they would like shredded during business hours. PHDs: The Carroll County Public Library invites the public to work on their crafting projects in various stages of completion from 2 to 4 p.m. Fish Fry: There will be a benefit fish fry from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at New Marion Sales, 5123 W. County Road 550-S, Holton. The meal will include beans, cornbread, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, pie and ice cream. All donations go to the Amish Parochial School. For more information, call (812) 689-6276. Debi Black and Karen Wohlleb: A meet-the-artists reception will be held for the Madison Art Club featured artists of May from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Art on Main Gallery, 309 W. Main St. Freethinkers Book Club: Meets on the third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. The group will discuss, “How I Changed My Mine about Evolution - Evangelicals Reflect on Faith and Science,” edited Kathryn Applegate and J.B. Stump. For more information, call (812) 839-6535. Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will not host a dance due to the RiverRoots Festival. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Pancake Breakfast: Hanover Masonic Lodge 652 will host a public pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the lodge. A goodwill offering will be collected. Tractor Show: Kent Vintage Tractor Club will host its 11th annual tractor show from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 405 E. Clifty Drive. For more information, call (812) 493-2920 or (812) 866-5883. Garden Day: Plant spring crops at All Kids Can, 2420 Wilson Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information on the free event, call (812) 265-8226. End of Month Meal: Will be served from 11 a.m. to noon at the Salvation Army. The meal will be prepared and served North Madison Christian Church. For delivery, call (812) 265-2157 after 9 a.m. on May 20. Walking Stick Workshop: Design your own walking stick with a free workshop at 11 a.m. at the Clifty Falls State Park Nature Center. Bring one of your own or choose one at the center. For more information, call (812) 273-0609. Michael B. Murphy Author Talk and Book Signing: The author of “The Kimberlins Go to War: A Union Family in Copperhead Country,” will give an author talk from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights bookstore. The Kimberlin family from Scott County sent 33 fathers and sons, brothers and cousins to fight for the Union during the Civil War. Ten family members were killed, wounded or died of battlefield disease. Board Game Bonanza: All ages are welcome to play board and card games at 2 p.m. in the Madison branch of the Jefferson County Public Library. Snacks will be provided. Court Street Cinemas: The Carroll County Public Library will host a screening of “A Dog’s Purpose” at 2 p.m. The film is rated PG. Tunnel Tour: Explore a section of Clifty Canyon and tour Brough’s Folly at 2 p.m. The moderate hike will begin at Oak Grove Shelter. For more information, call (812) 273-0609 or email email@example.com.