Community Calendar

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

February 6

James Madison Preparatory High School is sponsoring a Mardi Gras themed color run 5K scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 6. The registration of $25 will be open until the day of the race, but a free t-shirt is given to anyone who registers before Jan. 16. Registration can be done online at eventbrite.com.  Those interested can type “Madison, Fl” into the search bar, and the 5K will show up. The walk/run event will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the running trail adjacent to the Valdosta Hwy. For more information, call the school at 253-2173 or email K.wilder@jmphs.org.

February 7

Sunday Drive, a professional Southern Gospel group, will be having a concert at Midway Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 7 beginning at 6 p.m. Admission is free with a love offering. Midway Church of God is located at 2485 SE Midway Church Road in Madison.

The Ark Singers of Donetsk, Ukraine will be performing at Madison First United Methodist Church at 8:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7. The community is encouraged to come and support the singers. Madison First United Methodist is located at 348 SW Rutledge Street.

Mt. Olive Baptist Church is having special guest the Plath Family Band of Cairo, Ga. on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Following the performance, there will be a covered dish supper and fellowship. Mt. Olive Baptist is located on 5022 South State Road 53 in Madison. For more information, call (850) 973-4551.

On Sunday, Feb. 7, Fellowship Baptist Church is having a super Sunday tailgate party, complete with food, fellowship, fun and worship outside. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Fellowship Baptist Church is located at 1997 NE Colin Kelly Hwy in Madison.

February 9

There will be a free workshop about agricultural programs and services available to veterans, small and beginning farmers held on Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jefferson County Country Club, located on 648 Boston Highway in Monticello. Registration is due by Feb. 9. To register, visit www.farmcredit-fl.com/workshop.aspx or call (850) 526-4910.

February 10

The 55 Plus Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 10 and the program for the month is about elections. The club’s guest speaker will be Tommy Hardee, Supervisor of Elections. The United Methodist Cooperative Ministries Board will be hosting the lunch, which will begin at 12 p.m. at 135 NE Dill Street.

February 13

Madison Florida Missions at 135 NE Dill Street is hosting a charity run in order to fund a mission trip to Alaska on Saturday, Feb. 13. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., with the 15K run beginning at 8 a.m., the 10K beginning at 8:30 a.m., the 5K beginning at 9 a.m. and the one mile Fun Run/walk beginning at 9:15 a.m. An awards ceremony and brunch will be held at 10 a.m. To register, visit www.runsignup.com/Race/FL/Madison/MadisonMissionsAlaskaRun.

February 27

Boyz to Kings will be presenting their Love, Peace and Joy festival on Saturday, Feb. 27. This event will feature the fourth annual David Dukes’ “Get Your Dukes On” flag football tournament at the Amos Turner Field at 8 a.m. until the last team is standing. There will be food, entertainment, free giveaways and more. Amos Turner Field is located at 243 SW Arnold Street in Madison.

American Legion and Auxiliary Post 224 is presenting a Polar Bear Run and chili cook-off on Saturday, Feb. 27. The Polar Bear Run will  begin at 8:30 a.m. and the chili tasting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission for the public is $5 for a wristband and a spoon for unlimited chili tasting. If anyone would like to participate in the chili cook-off, please contact Regina Barber at (850) 929-4908. Entry fee for the chili cook-off is $10.  If anyone would like to participate in the run, please contact Stewart Scott at (850) 443-8769. American Legion Post 224 is located at 4383 NE Cherry Lake Circle in Madison.

February 29

The North Florida Community College Artist Series presents Ireland’s Caladh Nua at Van H. Priest Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. Their NFCC appearance is one of only three shows in Florida during Caladh Nua’s U.S. tour. For more information, contact the NFCC College Advancement Office at (850) 973-1653 or artistseries@nfcc.edu. To learn more about NFCC’s Artist Series, visit  www.nfcc.edu/community-programs/artist-series.

March 10

The North Florida Community College Artist Series presents America’s Got Talent finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium. This non-stop action performance offers fun for the whole family! For more information, contact the NFCC College Advancement Office at (850) 973-1653 or artistseries@nfcc.edu. To learn more about NFCC’s Artist Series, visit www.nfcc.edu/community-programs/artist-series.

March 19-20

Madison Church of God will present their Annual Passion Play on Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 20 at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend this production and celebrate the coming of Easter.

May 11

The Senior Citizens Council of Madison County is hosting Tai Chi with Bob Downey at 10:30 a.m.

May 13

Post Mother’s Day Fellowship Breakfast will take place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Center in Madison.

May 20

The Senior Center will be holding an Identity Theft Presentation by Kathy Cook at 10 a.m. and material aid distribution at 12:30 p.m.

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