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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.

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.

Every Tuesday

The Lee Community Volunteer Fire Department holds their 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.

Every Wednesday

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.

Every Thursday

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 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.

September 21

The Madison Creative Arts Academy will host a Disney-themed volleyball tournament on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Madison County High School gymnasium. The tournament will begin at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $50 per six-man team. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. For more information, please contact Katie Knight at (229) 630-9608.

September 22

Nu Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present a historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) college fair on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Madison County Extension Office from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Speak with HBCU Representatives/Recruiters on site. Don't miss out on the financial aid, college application process and scholarship sessions. There will be free giveaways and more. Bring your transcript and ACT/SAT test scores.

September 26

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, have your dad bring you to school and treat him to a delicious doughnut for Doughnuts with Dads, taking place in the Madison Creative Arts Academy (MCAA) activity building. For more information, call MCAA at (850) 973-2529.

September 29

The family of Elizabeth Almand invites you to an early 90th birthday celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Lee First Baptist Church. The church is located at 8157 E. US Hwy. 90, in Lee. Your presence is the only gift requested.

September 29

The family of James Brooks will be holding a family reunion on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m., at the Shiloh Methodist Church, in Lovett, Fl. The family originated in Jefferson County in 1829. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. and there will be games for the children. For more information, call Michelle Lewis at (850) 408-4676.

October 6

Rocky Springs United Methodist Church will hold a Yard Sale at the church on Saturday, Oct. 6. A wide variety of household goods will be on sale. The Yard Sale will begin at 8 a.m. and will continue until 1 p.m. The church is located at 305 NW Rocky Springs Church Rd., in Madison.

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