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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.
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 7783 US Hwy. 90, in Lee, next to Lee Elementary School.
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 Fridays 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 Highway 90 East. The meal will be a selection of chicken, ribs, and fish.
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 Madison Public Library holds their 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 on 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 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 55 Plus Club will have their monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 14, at 12 p.m. at the United Methodist Center on Hwy 145 (Colin Kelly Hwy) approximately five miles north of Madison. The guest speaker will be Madison Fire Chief Bruce Jordan, who will speak on fire safety for seniors. The 55 Plus Club is open to all Madison County residents who are 55 years of age and older. There is no charge for the luncheon. For more information about the 55 Plus Club or any outreach ministry of the United Methodist Cooperative Ministries, please contact the coordinator Deborah Brown at (850) 253-2133.
The Court Kingz is proud to return to Madison to speak to the youth on the importance of making the right decisions. The Court Kingz is an exhibition street basketball team featuring players from all walks of life, former pro-players, college standouts and the fan favorite, 4’5” Jahmani “Mani Love” Swanson, who all share a message of anti-bullying and overcoming obstacles. The Court Kingz use high flying, dazzling basketball skills to spread their message across the world. You can catch Court Kingz at the Madison County High School gymnasium, on Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are TBA.
On Friday, April 13, there will be a community-wide fish-fry at Pinetta Elementary School. Included will be fried fish, baked beans, grits, hush puppies, tea and several choices of sweets. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the evening of the fish-fry. For more information, please call Pinetta Elementary School at (850) 973-5028.