2003 Madison Gazebo Concert Schedule * June 23 – Madison Community Chorus * June 30 – Valley Harmony Chorus (Women's Four-Part Harmony) * July 7 – TBD Big Band (Big Band And Swing Music) * July 14 – Kirkham (Contemporary Christian) * July 21 – Sharon Hancock (Country) * July 28 – Madison Beach House (Blue Grass Blues) * Aug. 4 – Olde Towne Brass (Civil War Era Music) * Aug. 11 – Purple Ravens (Oldies, Rock-N-Roll) * Aug. 18 – Brass Belles (Women's Brass Ensemble) * Aug. 25 – Cover 2 Cover (Oldies, Rock-N-Roll) * All concerts begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call the Madison Arts Council at 885-1813.
June 21 St. John's blood drive
St. John's Catholic Church on Hughes Road in Madison will hold its bimonthly blood drive on Saturday, June 21 from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the Knights of Columbus room, on the lower level of the school. For further information, call 722-0130 or contact John Horch at 772-3280.
Madison walking tours continue The Madison Chamber of Commerce guided Walking tours continue each Saturday through historic downtown Madison. Madison Chamber of Commerce President Ray Bellenfant will be the tour guide on June 21. The tours begin at 10 a.m., on the steps of the Clay House Museum at 16 Main St. in Madison. The walking tours cover six blocks and take about an hour and a half. For more information, call Robin Brewer 325-1018.
June 23 Lecture and tea Come join us on June 23, for a lecture and afternoon tea at the Clay House Museum, 16 Main Street, Madison. The lecture will start promptly at 1 p.m. The lecturer this week is tea lover Robin Brewer. Brewer will be speaking on the history of tea and the accoutrements necessary to set a proper tea table. Reservations are required and there is a $10 admission charged. For more information, call Robin Brewer at 325-1018.
June 26 Madison Children's Theatre Tickets are now on sale for Madison Children's Theatre's production of C.S. Lewis' classic tale "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe." The play will be presented at the VBC Playhouse in Huntsville on June 26 and 27 at 7 p.m., and on June 28 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. For more information, call Kate Janssen at 464-3331 or 772-7983, or send email to email@example.com. You may also visit the website www.madisontheatre.com.
July 3 American Music Concert set for July 3 Madison Community Chorus continues a Fourth of July tradition with its production of "An American Music Concert" to be held at Bob Jones High School auditorium on July 3 at 7 p.m. "You'll hear truly unique sounds of famous American composers and performers, ranging from George Gershwin to Aaron Copland and classic Broadway standards, with American blues and swing adding a jazzy twist," Michael Gimenez, artistic director for the Chorus, said. Soloists, small singing groups and full orchestra will join the Chorus. Numbers such as "My Funny Valentine," "Body and Soul," and "Pennsylvania 6-5000" will highlight the Big Band portion of the concert. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and corporate sponsors. To order tickets, call 316-0521 or 316-0522, or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Tickets are also available at Shaver's Books in Huntsville and Mulberry Street in Madison. For more information about Madison Community Chorus, contact Gimenez at 461-9631, send email to email@example.com or visit www.knology.net/~madisonchorus.
July 7 Girl's soccer camp Lady Patriot Girl's Soccer Camp for the 2003-2004 season, will be held for fourth – sixth graders, July 7 – 11 at Bob Jones High School, from 5:30 p.m. until dark, Monday – Friday. Cost of the camp will be $40.00 per camper. For information please call Ken Hudson at 461-1415.
July 21 Girl's soccer camp Lady Patriot Girl's Soccer Camp, for the 2003-2004 season, will be held for seventh – 12th graders, July 21 – 25 at Bob Jones High School, from 5:30 p.m. until dark Monday – Friday. Cost of the camp will be $40.00 per camper. For information please call Ken Hudson at 461-1415.
Aug. 9 BJHS 10-year reunion The Bob Jones High School Class of 1993 is planning its 10-year reunion. It is tentatively planned for Aug. 9 at the Huntsville Hilton Hotel. For more information, call Julie Clift at (256) 837-8292 or at BobJonesReunion@hotmail.com.
Madison African-American Alliance Group (MAAG) MAAG meets every first Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Madison Municipal Complex, Conference Room-130. The main goals of the MAAG organization are to raise community awareness of neighborhood revitalization and historic preservation, and to promote inclusiveness and diversity within our communities and neighborhoods. For more information, call 430-5790.
Redstone Toastmasters The Redstone Toastmasters meet every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Piccadilly Cafeteria at Madison Square Mall in Huntsville. For more information, call Kenneth Stephens at 726-8705.
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 Jeanne Miller at 772-7170 or Bob Wagner at 837-6168.
Madison Rotary Club The Madison Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. each Thursday of the month at the Radisson Inn on Madison Blvd. For more information about this service, whose motto is: "Service Above Self", call John Allen at 922-0092 or Pat Cross at 830-5105.
Providence Women's Club of Madison The Providence Women's Club of Madison meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Heritage Plantation Clubhouse on County Line Road. For more information, call 461-8746. The club, chartered in 2001, is a member of the General Federal of Women's Clubs and is dedicated to community service with interests in arts, education, conservation, international and public affairs, and home life.
Madison Art League The Madison Art League meets on the third Monday every month at 7 p.m. at the Clay House Museum on Main Street. The Madison Art League is a group of local artist dedicated to the promotion and education of creative and original work. Everyone is invited to come and network. For more information, call Sandra Starkey at 461-8326. For directions to the museum, call Robin Brewer at 325-1018.
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 Bruno's Community Room on U.S. Highway 72 – in the Bruno's grocery store at the corner of Highway 72 and Wall-Triana Highway. For more information, call Bill Oetjen at 772-3343.
Madison Station Historical Preservation Society The Madison Station Historical Preservation Society meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Roundhouse in historic downtown Madison at The Village Green. Madison residents are welcome to join. For more information, call Percy Keel at 772-9716.
Madison Morning Homemakers If you are interested in joining the Madison Morning Homemakers and would like to know more information about the meetings, call Kathryn Wolff at 464-0260.
Wings of WLS (Weight Loss Surgery) The support group of Wings of WLS (Weight Loss Surgery) meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in Room 013 in the Hope Building of Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison. For more information, call Michelle Hagan at 325-0809.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Jeanne Steadman at 461-8938.
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 veteran's 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 Tricia Pitts at 772-7314. 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.
Tennessee Valley Republican Club The Tennessee Valley Republican Club meets at the Madison Holiday Inn, on the second Saturday of each month, from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. For more information, call Jim at 464-7072.
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.
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 Piccadilly 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 6 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.
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.