Community Calendar

If you would like to have anything added to the community calendar, please email Rick Patrick at rick@greenepublishing.com or give us a call at (850) 973-4141.

Last Tuesday of every month

The Madison County Healthy Start will be conducting car seat classes on the fourth Tuesday of each month, at 3:30 p.m. This will take place at the Women’s Building in the Madison County Health Department on Martin Luther King Dr. Car seats will be 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.

Every Thursday

The Madison Public Library will be holding their Preschool Story Time 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.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

The Senior Citizens Center, located at 1161 SW Harvey Greene Dr., in Madison hosts a bible study that is held every Tuesday and Thursday, from 10:30 a.m.  to 11:30 a.m.

First Wednesday of every month

The Republican Club of Madison County will be holding their monthly meeting the first Wednesday of every month. It will be 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.

February 23

The Peking Acrobats have redefined their audiences' perceptions of Chinese acrobatics through the last 30 years of their performances.  Masters of agility and grace, the Peking Acrobats will be making an appearance in the North Florida Community College's 2016-2017 Artist Series on Friday, Feb. 23 at the college's theater. Accompanied by skilled musicians of traditional Chinese instruments, the acrobats will perform alongside high tech special effects that set the atmosphere of a festive and exciting Chinese carnival! Call NFCC at (850) 973-1653 for ticket information.

February 24

There will be a BBQ lunch fund raiser for the family of Gene Mickel on the Madison County Courthouse lawn from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The price is $5 per plate and includes chips, dessert, and a drink. All proceeds will go to the Gene Mickel family to help with medical and travel expenses while he undergoes cancer treatments.

February 25 – 26

Boyz to Kings will hold their 5th Annual Get Your Dukes On Flag Football Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 and 26, at Lanier Field, in Madison. There will be seven teenage teams in the double elimination tournament. Great food and much more will be available. For more information, please contact Merv Mattair at (850) 673-1003 or Bobby Thompkins at (850) 673-1490.

February 28

“Business After Hours” will be held at the Madison Church of God, in the Family Life Center, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at their location, 771 Colin Kelly Hwy., on Tuesday, Feb. 28. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given. Business After Hours is a Chamber of Commerce social and networking event that is held on the third Tuesday of each month (this month, it was moved due to the livestock show), from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at a different Chamber member’s office.

March 11

The Madison County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will be hosting their annual Jake's Day on Saturday, Mar. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a BB range, skeet shooting, target shooting, and archery for everyone to enjoy. A lunch of grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and water will be provided. The event will take place at Wally Davis' Firing Range located at 5757 NE Rocky Ford Rd., in Madison.

March 17

The annual Lee Homecoming Day Committee sponsors Lee Day, an event filled with old-fashioned fun and food for everyone. Friday enjoy the old-time antique display from the Deep South Steam Engine Club Trade Show, movies, music and the spine-tingling Pinewood Derby Car Race for the kids. Saturday starts with a Pancake Breakfast at Lee United Methodist Church, the Lee Day Parade follows, along with food, arts and crafts vendors, the Quilt Show, cake auction, bounce houses and the children’s tractor pull. Live entertainment is included. For more information, contact (850) 464-4489.