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Second Monday of every month
Tobacco Free Florida offers “Quit Your Way” classes the second Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Madison County Memorial Hospital, located at 224 NW Crane Ave., in Madison. To register or for more information, call 1 (877) 848-6696.
The Lee Community Volunteer Fire Department holds its meetings every Tuesday at 7 p.m. The meetings are open to the public and anyone else who would like to become a member of the department. The meetings are held at the volunteer fire department, located at 317 NE County Road 255, in Lee.
First and Third Mondays
Lee Library is hosting Senior Game Day, every first and third Monday, beginning at 2 p.m. The Senior Game Day will include board games, bingo, checkers, card games and more. Come have fun and make new friends. You can call Lee Library at (850) 971-5665 to sign up. Lee Library is located at 7783 US Hwy. 90, in Lee, next to Lee Elementary School.
Second and fourth Monday of every month
Consolidated Christian Ministries holds their food distribution the second and fourth Monday of every month from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. To receive the food, one must be a resident of Madison County and meet certain guidelines. Applications are taken every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Consolidated Christian Ministries is located at 799C SW Pinckney St., in Madison.
First and second Friday of every month
The Monticello/Greenville Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 251 will sponsor fundraising cookouts on the first and second Friday of each month to help raise funds for their annual Veteran's Day Celebration in November. Cookouts are held from 11 a.m. until the food runs out, at Haffye Hays Park in Greenville, along US Hwy. 90 East. The meal will be a selection of chicken, ribs, and fish.
Second and fourth Friday of every month
Mad Talkers Toastmasters Club meets every second and fourth Friday of the month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Cucinella’s Brick Oven Pizzeria in “The Meeting Place.” The meeting is open to everyone interested in developing their public speaking and leadership skills.
Fourth Tuesday of every month
The Madison County Healthy Start conducts car seat classes on the fourth Tuesday of each month, at 3:30 p.m. These will take place at the Women’s Building in the Madison County Health Department at 218 SW Third Ave. Car seats are available to purchase for $20. On-site certified technicians will educate caregivers about proper car seat installation. For questions or additional information, contact Nita Mitchell, at (850) 973-5000 ext. 2151.
The Greenville Knitting Club meets each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Greenville Public Library, located at 1325 SW Main St., in Greenville. All ages are welcome. For more information, contact Stewart MacIver at (850) 371-0042.
The Madison Public Library holds its Preschool Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. Movies, crafts and games are sure to entertain and delight! The library is located at 387 College Loop, in Madison.
First Wednesday of every month
The Republican Club of Madison County holds their monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month. It is held at Cucinella's Brick Oven Pizzeria in “The Meeting Place.” Join them at 11:30 a.m. to order lunch, and the meeting will begin at 12 p.m.
Third Wednesday of every month
Representatives from Congressman Al Lawson's office will be on hand to meet with Madison County residents the third Wednesday of each month at the Madison County Courthouse Annex, located at 229 SW Pinckney St., in Madison.
Fourth Tuesday of every month
Shepherd's Hands of the Suwannee Valley, Inc. holds a free health clinic on the fourth Tuesday of every month at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, located at 140 NE Horry Ave., in Madison. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Certain eligibility requirements must be met. For more information, please call (850) 973-8338.
The Madison High School Class of 1979 members will be celebrating their 40th reunion on Friday, May 24, through Sunday, May 26, (Memorial Day Weekend). For more information, please contact Susanne Sanders Griffin at (850) 869-9178. All Cougar Class of '79 members are invited to attend, as well as MMS and MHS faculty and staff.
New Home Baptist Church and a group of volunteers are gearing up to help provide food for those kids who would otherwise do without. Children up to the age of 18 can receive weekly bags of food, beginning Monday, May 25 and continuing every Monday, through August 5. Bags can be picked up at Sumpter James Park, in Madison, at 10 a.m., each week. Students should come early, since the food will be given on a first come, first serve basis.