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Around Madison items will appear in the Madison County Record each Wednesday as space is available. If you have an item to place in Around Madison, you may fax it to 772-6655 or e-mail it to tom.tingle@themadisonrecord.com or tracy.brady@themadisonrecord.com. You may call us at 772-6677 or bring it to our offices at 151-B Hughes Road.
Today – July 31
Madison Volleyball Skills Clinic 2002
Madison Volleyball Skills Clinic 2002 will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday starting June 4 and ending July 31. The exception will be June 25 has been moved to June 27. The time will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for sixth and seventh graders; 7 to 8:30 p.m. for eighth and ninth graders. The cost is $45. Make checks payable to Chris Coppens. Registration forms are available at Dublin Park. For more information, call Chris Coppens at 722-8290.
June 14-15
Charlotte's Web
Madison Children's Theatre will present Charlotte's Web at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 14 and 15 at the Von Braun Center Playhouse. Reserved seats are $10 and special rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Check special show times for students on June 14. For more information, call 464-5998 or e-mail mandiowens@knology.net.
June 15
Scottish Festival and Highland Games
The second annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Dublin Park in Madison. For more information, call 837-9596 or 883-1274 or go on-line at www.tvss.org.
June 15-16
Tour of gardens
Two Madison gardens will be featured in The Huntsville Botanical Garden's "A Tour of Gardens with a Personal Touch" on June 15-16. The event will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is by ticket only and the gardens may be visited in any order on either one of the two days. Tickets can be purchased either day at any of the gardens on the tour or at the Botanical Garden prior to the event. Admission is $15 and garden members receive a $2 discount. For more information, call 830-4447. The gardens of Ed and Karen Voelker at 115 Lake Point Circle in Edgewater, and the gardens of Robert and Nancy Thibodeau at 482 Rainbow Drive, will be featured in Madison. The other three gardens are in Huntsville at 1523 Ward Ave., 303 Ormond Circle, and 5832 Jones Valley Drive. The Huntsville Botanical Garden is located at 4747 Bob Wallace Ave.
June 17-21
Boys Basketball Camp
The sixth annual Dublin Park Boys Basketball Camp will be held on June 17-21 at Dublin Park. This is for ages 7-16. The time will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The fee is $50. For more information, call 772-9300.
June 20-22
Alice in Wonderland
The Madison Community Chorus will present Alice in Wonderland at 7 p.m. on July 20-21 and again at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 22 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. A $2 discount is available for corporate sponsors. An additional 10 percent discount is available for groups. For more information, call Michael Gimenez at 461-9631, e-mail to madisonchorus@knology.net, or visit the Web site at 222.angelfire.com/musicals/mcchorus.
June 24-28
One World Soccer Camp
One World Soccer Camp will be held at Palmer Park in Madison on June 24-28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is for ages 8-16. The fee is $125. For more information, call Scott Taylor at 656-1793.
June 24
Piano Camp
Piano Camp Summer 2002 will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on June 24-27 at AB Stephens in Huntsville. The camp will be held for children ages 8 – 12 years. The cost is $49 per session and enrollment is limited. This is a basic introduction to the keyboard. Students will learn how to play right-hand melodies with the accompanying left-hand chord. Works of different classical composers will be introduced as students hear popular selections of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, etc. For more information, call Dawn Johnson at AB Stephens at 880-1234 to enroll.
June 26-28
Sharing and Caring for Kids Basketball Camp
The Sharing and Caring for Kids Basketball Camp with Kelly McCarty and Antonio McDyess will be held on June 26-28 at Dublin Park. The time will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $100 and includes lunch and a T-shirt. For more information, call Kelly McCarty at 722-9029.
June 30-July 4
I Love America
Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville will present "I Love America" on June 30 through July 4.
The doors will open one hour early and a pre-show will start 30 minutes before the presentation. The times are 6 p.m. on June 30; 7 p.m. on July 1-3; 2 p.m. on July 4. Whitesburg Baptist Church is located on Whitesburg Drive in south Huntsville. To order tickets, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to ILA, Whitesburg Baptist Church 6806 Whitesburg Dr., Huntsville, 35802. Indicate how many tickets for which performance. For more information, call 704-5678, ext. 229.
July 2-3
An American Music Concert
The Madison Community Chorus will present An American Music Concert at 7 p.m. on July 2-3 at City Hall on Hughes Road. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children and seniors. For more information, call Michael Gimenez at 461-9631, e-mail to madisonchorus@knology.net, or visit the Web site at 222.angelfire.com/musicals/mcchorus.
July 8-12
Junior Golf Camp
The third annual Summer Junior Golf Camp will be held on July 8-12 at the Madison Golf Center. This will be for ages 8-15. The time will be from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The cost is $100. For more information, call 772-9300.
July 14
Benefit dance
A ballroom dance with dance show to benefit The March of Dimes will be held Sunday, July 14 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Marriott in Huntsville at the Space and Rocket Center. Tickets are $15 and $5 from each ticket will be donated to The March of Dimes. There will be hors devourers and a cash bar. The Kinesthetic Cue Dance Club and the Rocket City Dance Club will host the event. For ticket information, call 464-8477 or 534-4994.
July 15-19
MLS (Major League Soccer) Camp
The MLS (Major League Soccer) Camp will be held on July 15-19. Ages: (5-6) 8:30 to 10 a.m.- Fee: $59 – includes T-shirt; Ages: (7-10) 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Fee: $95 – includes T-shirt; Ages (11 and older) 4 to 8 p.m. – Fee: $108 – includes T-shirt. Registration forms are available at Dublin Park. For more information, call Terri Michals at 890-0602.
July 16-19
Snag Golf Camp
The second annual Snag Golf Camp will be held on July 16-19 at the Madison Golf Center. This will be for ages 8 and under. The time will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The fee is $55. For more information, call 772-9300.
July 22-24
Basketball shooting camp
The basketball staff at Bob Jones High School will conduct a shooting camp from 10 a.m. to noon July 22-24 in the high school gymnasium. The camp will teach the fundamentals of shooting the basketball. It will be open to ages 6-15. To register or for more information, call Dan Bell at 464-6769 or 337-2759 or Jamie Coggins at 895-6490 or Richard Travers at 520-0460.
July 22-25
Girls Basketball Camp
The sixth annual Dublin Park Girls Basketball Camp will be held on July 22-25 at Dublin Park. Ages: (7 and 8) 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Ages: (9-11) 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Ages: (9-11) noon to 1:30 p.m. The fee is $40. For more information, call 772-9300.
Madison County Young Republicans
The Madison County Young Republicans meet the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Logan's Roadhouse restaurant on Balmoral Drive in Huntsville. For more information, call Joel Jaqubino at 539-9584 or mcyrf@gopcentral.org.
Brown bag book discussion
A brown bag book discussion is held at the Madison Public Library on the first Monday of each month in the meeting room at the library. Everyone is invited and welcomed to bring their lunch while discussing the newest book selection. For more information, call 461-0046.
La Leche League
La Leche League helps mothers worldwide to breast feed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement and information to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of baby and mother. The night group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church, 1413 McClung Ave. in Huntsville. The day group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. in Room FO13 in the basement of the Faith building at Asbury United Methodist Church – 980 Hughes Road in Madison. For more information, call 430-1803 or 536-2070.
Madison Senior Citizen Center swimming
Madison seniors can swim at the Madison Senior Citizen Center at 1282 Hughes Road. The pool is open from 9 to 10 a.m., Monday through Thursday. A water aerobics class is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, contact the Madison Senior Citizen Center at 830-1576.
Madison Garden Club
The Madison Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Two main goals of the club are to promote the beauty of nature and to protect the environment. For additional information, call Diane at 461-8219 or Betty at 721-0382.
AARP Madison Chapter
The AARP Madison Chapter #5083 meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Madison Senior Center next to Discovery Middle School. For more information, call Larry Frazier at 837-6067.
Madison Women's Club
The Madison Women's Club meets on the third Thursday of the month. For more information, call Gwen Kloster at 772-3265 or Jeanne Steadman at 461-8938.
Madison Rotary Club
The Madison Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. each Thursday of the month at Ramada Inn on Madison Blvd. For more information, call Allison Akins at 772-5600 or Bob Driggers at 313-4619.
Madison American Post 229
Madison America Post 229 is looking for names and other information on veterans buried in cemeteries throughout Madison that do not have veterans markers. Please call Percy Keel at 772-9716.
Area Homemakers Clubs
The Rainbow Mountain Homemakers meet every second Thursday of the month. For more information, call 971-2799. The Madison Morning Homemakers Club meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in member's homes. For more information, call 464-0260. Both clubs are affiliated with the Madison County Homemakers and the Alabama Association for Family and Community Education.
Madison Republican Club
The Madison Republican Club meets the second Saturday of the month at Barnhill's Buffet on Madison Blvd. in Madison at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call 721-0030.
Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club meets for lunch every Wednesday of the month at Dublin Park at noon. The Madison Kiwanis Club is involved in the community with Madison City Schools, Madison Chamber of Commerce, Madison D.O.N.T. and several other national programs. For more information, contact Jeannie Miller at 772-7170 or Bob Wagner at 837-6168.
Republican Women
The Greater Madison Republican Women meet every third Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at the Radisson Inn on Madison Blvd. For more information, call Carol at 830-8011.
Republican Men
The Madison County Republican Men's Club meets on the third Saturday of the month with a social at 7 a.m. and breakfast at 8 a.m. at the Senior Center on 2200 Drake Avenue in Huntsville. The cost is $5. For more information, call Elbert Peters at 859-3186.
Optimist Club
The Optimist Club is dedicated to supporting the youth of Madison. Activities include Safety Optimist Style (SOS) which promotes safety to young citizens, oratorical and essay contests, bicycle safety rodeo and scholarship programs. Meetings are the first and third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at Sister Gooch on Slaughter Road. For more information, call Vic at 461-8787.
Cemetery lots available
Cemetery lots are for sale in the new section of the Madison City Cemetery. For information, call 772-9716.
Libertarian Party of Madison
Meetings of the Libertarian Party of Madison are held the first and third Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Locations alternate between Madison and West Huntsville. Huntsville Area Libertarians meet at 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at Picadilly Cafeteria at Madison Square Mall. For more information, call Steve Dow at 772-0888.
Beautification Board
The Madison Beautification Board meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Madison City Council
Madison City Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Madison City Hall at For more information, call 772-5600.
Industrial Development Board
The Industrial Development Board meets the first Monday of the month at 5 p.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Adjustment and Appeals Board
The Adjustment and Appeals Board meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Architectural Review Board
The Architecture Review Board (Historical District) meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Planning and Zoning Board
The Planning and Zoning Board meets every third Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Technical Review Board
The Technical Review Board meets on the first Wednesday every month at 9 a.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-5600.
Recreation Advisory Board
The Recreation Advisory Board meets on the first Monday every month at 6:30 p.m. at Dublin Park. For more information, call 772-6677.
Water and Wastewater Board
The Water and Wastewater Board meets on the first and third Monday every month at 7 p.m. at 285 Palmer Road.
ABWA Club
The ABWA Club meets on the third Tuesday every month at 5:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn on Madison Blvd. For more information, call 772-9719.
American Legion
The American Legion meets on the second Thursday of every month with fellowship at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. at the Madison Senior Center. For more information, call Debra 772-3074.
Madison Art League
The Madison Art League meets on the third Monday every month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 772-9054.
Action Team
The Action Team meets on the fourth Sunday every month at 1:30 p.m. in Conference Room 130 at Madison City Hall. For more information, call 464-7001.
MOMS Club
The MOMS Club meets on the second Tuesday every month at 9:30 a.m. at Hope Church in Madison. For more information, call 864-0312.
Sons of America Club
The Sons of American Club meets on the second Monday every month at 11 a.m. at Holiday Inn on Madison Blvd. For more information, call 772-5600.
Ladies Volleyball Night
A small group of ladies gather every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Dublin Park gym to play volleyball. There is also an area set aside for men's basketball. The cost is $2 each Wednesday night. For more information, call Kim at 461-1295.
Madison Station Historical Society
The Madison Station Historical Society meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Roundhouse in downtown Madison. For more info call 325-3565 or 461-8938.

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