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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.
For more information, contact Vera Cole, EDD, at (904) 438-0369 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Throughout the months of November and December, donate purchased, unwrapped toys to the Madison County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) for their 5th annual Toys for Tots Drive. Gifts will be distributed to families in need closer to Christmas. Drop-off boxes are located at the MCSO and Madison County Community Bank.
Come out to North Florida College at Van H. Priest Auditorium for a special holiday spectacular: Silver Bells and Diamonds! It's a Yuletide Rock n' Roll Revue starring Santa's favorite helpers, THE DIAMONDS! The Diamonds released an instant million-selling hit in 1957 called Little Darlin. Since dubbed the National Anthem of Rock and Roll, the song went gold and led to a career that saw the group appear on American Bandstand 33 times. Tickets are $15 for reserved seating and $10 for students and children. The show begins on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m.
On Friday, Dec. 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Street Playhouse & Event Center, catch the holiday production, The Sounds of Christmas, produced by Jessica B. Webb. Tickets are $10 and pay-at-the-door only. There will be amazing vocals, beautiful music and a special RATT pact performance. For more information, call (850) 464-4010. The Main Street Playhouse & Event Center is located at 172 SW Range Avenue, in Madison.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with the public on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Pic-N-Save, located at 739 E Base St., in Madison. Bring your camera!
The Madison Youth Soccer League will be hosting "S'mores in the Park," on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. All the fun takes place at Four Freedoms Park, in downtown Madison. The prices for the event are: $5 for individuals, $10 for couples and $15 for families. Packages include bags of s'mores goodies. Coffee and Hot Cocoa will be available. There will also be handmade Christmas ornaments on sale and a drawing for a Nintendo Switch Lite. Drawing tickets are $5 each or three for $10. Drawing tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Royal Restorations, located on Valdosta Hwy., in Madison.
Light up Madison will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7. Businesses will dress up their storefronts, and folks will enjoy an afternoon of shopping, dining and watching an elaborate Christmas parade. The events begin at 4 p.m. and end with the dazzling nighttime parade that starts at 6 p.m.
On Monday, Dec. 9, experience the musical brilliance of Madison County's youth at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., hear original pieces and arrangements, as well as a dash of classical and seasonal music to kick off the holiday season. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., where guests will be treated to an art exhibit in the foyer. Entry is free to the Van H. Priest Auditorium for the concert. The auditorium is located on the campus of North Florida College, located at 352 NW Turner Davis Dr., in Madison.
You're invited to Tonya's Healthy Happy Hour, taking place at 3 p.m. at Madison Heights Apartments, located at 150 SW Bum Gardener Dr., in Madison. There will be free prizes and giveaways, women's health information, referrals, resources, HIV screenings, Sickle Cell screenings, A1C screenings and more. For additional information, contact Tonya Bell at (850) 253-5355.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with the public on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Pic-N-Save, located at 739 E Base St., in Madison. Bring your camera!
A Greenville Christmas will bring back celebration and joy to Greenville on Saturday, Dec. 14. Join others as you celebrate the holidays with caroling, arts and crafts, bounce houses, food and other vendors in Haffye Hayes Park, along US Hwy. 90, in Greenville. A Christmas parade will roll through the town at 11 a.m. For vendor and parade information, email email@example.com.
You're invited to Tonya's Healthy Happy Hour, taking place at 2:30 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, located at 378 College Loop, in Madison. There will be a free Women's Health Workshop and free prizes and giveaways! For additional information, contact Tonya Bell at (850) 253-5355.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting with the public on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Jiffy Store 317, located at 8267 East U.S. Highway 90, in Lee. Bring your camera!
Come out and see Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., featuring an amazing cast and crew full of local stars! In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. Tickets are $10 for Reserved Seating and $5 for children 12 and under. The event will be held at Van H. Priest Auditorium on North Florida College's campus. Showtimes are Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.