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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.
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.
The Madison Lions Club meets every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., at Cucinella's Brick Oven Pizzeria. Cucinella's Brick Oven Pizzeria is located at 201 SW Rutledge St., in Madison.
There will be free informational sessions on healthy living each Tuesday at the Madison County Public Library from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Topics will include tips for a healthier lifestyle, nutritional support, motivation to be healthier, and more. The sessions are sponsored by Kingdom Fit and are free to the public. The Madison County Public Library is located at 378 NW College Loop, in Madison.
Second Tuesday of every month
The Lee Community Volunteer Fire Department holds their meetings the second Tuesday of every month 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 Lee Public Safety Building, located at 317 NE County Road 255, in Lee. The department also gets together each Tuesday evening between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to hold training and work around the station.
Fourth Tuesday of every month
Shepherd's Hands of the Suwannee Valley, Inc. holds a free health clinic 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.
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 Rotary Club meets at 12 p.m. in the Ave Maria Hall of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, located at 301 N Orange Ave., in Madison. For more information, contact Jim Catron, Secretary, at Catronj@aol.com or call (850) 673-8201.
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.
Last Wednesday of every month
Anyone interested in volunteering with the Madison County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is invited to attend one of their monthly meetings, held the last Wednesday of each month, at 10 a.m., in the hospital conference room. The hospital is located at 224 NW Crane Ave., in Madison.
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.
Second, third and fourth Friday of every month
Mad Talkers Toastmasters Club meets every second, third and fourth Friday of the month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Room, located at 182 College Loop, in Madison. The meeting is open to everyone interested in developing their public speaking and leadership skills.
First and third Tuesday of every month
If you're a caregiver, you're invited to join the Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Group. The group meets every first and third Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting takes place at the Senior Citizens Council of Madison County, located at 1161 SW Harvey Greene Dr., in Madison.
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Now until October 31
Madison Church of God is presenting their annual pumpkin patch until Oct. 31. They will be featuring field trips for elementary, preschool and daycare centers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The pumpkin patch will have hayrides on Saturdays. Hours of operation will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
On Thursday, Oct. 17, Lee Elementary School will host their annual Fall Festival from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Come for a full evening of family fun in order to kick off homecoming weekend for the Cowboys!
There will be a 4-H Fall Fun Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Madison County Extension Office, located at 184 NE College Loop, in Madison.
Hickory Grove United Methodist Church is inviting you to the 29th annual Founder's Day Celebration. Festivities will begin as early as 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, and will continue until around 3 p.m. Hickory Grove United Methodist Church is located at 1218 NE Hickory Grove Rd., in Pinetta.
Calling all ghouls and goblins, the annual Trick or Treat in the Street event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in Downtown Madison, south of US Hwy. 90. The event, which is a favorite among locals, is free to the public and gives a safe place for kids to celebrate Halloween.
The Young Farmers and Ranchers of Madison County will be holding their First Annual Harvest Supper on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Madison County Agricultural Center, located at 184 College Loop, next to the Extension Office, in Madison. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The menu will consist of steak, baked potato, green beans and dessert. There will be a prize raffle, music and much more. Limited seats are available. Tickets are $20 for adults, children 10 years of age ands younger eat free. Please purchase tickets by Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Farm Bureau Office, located at 233 W. Base St., in Madison.