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2003 Madison Gazebo Concert Schedule * July 14 n Kirkham (Contemporary Christian) * July 21 n Sharon Hancock (Country) * July 28 n Madison Beach House (Blue Grass Blues) * Aug. 4 n Olde Towne Brass (Civil War Era Music) * Aug. 11 n Purple Ravens (Oldies, Rock-N-Roll) * Aug. 18 n Brass Belles (Women's Brass Ensemble) * Aug. 25 n 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.
Through July 31 Math fun for the summer Creative Learning Connection provides a weekly math fun class on Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. through July 31. Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, money and telling time are the focus. The class for children ages 5-12 and the cost is $5 per week. Creative Learning Connection is located at 200 Main Street in Madison. For more information, call Cheryl Holle 325-3305 or email cmholle@yahoo.com.
July 10 Lunch lecture series The Clay House Museum is hosting a brown bag lunch lecture series titled "Know Madison". The July topic is "Old Jails." Bring your lunch and learn about the early public buildings in our town. The lecture begins at 11 a.m. and concludes around noon. Admission is $5. Dessert and tea will be served. Clay House Museum is located at 16 Main Street in Madison. For more information, call 325-1018. The "Know Madison" series will be held on the second Thursday of each month.
July 11 Chess workshop Creative Learning Connection will offer an Introduction to Chess Workshop for children ages six and up on Friday, July 11 from 1:30-3 p.m. Chess basics will be covered. Cost is $10 per student. Creative Learning Connection is located at 200 Main Street in Madison. For more information, call Cheryl Holle 325-3305 or email cmholle@yahoo.com.
July 14 Summer of exploration workshops This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk and the 200th anniversary of Lewis and Clark's expedition to the West. To celebrate these events, Creative Learning Connection is offering a series of workshops. The focus will be on history, map reading and charting skills, geography, and distance and time. There is a one-time $20 registration fee per student to cover workshop materials and each workshop is $30 per student. Discounts are available for multiple students.
The Lewis and Clark workshop is scheduled for July 14-18, 9 a.m.-noon. The History of Flight workshop is scheduled for July 28 -Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-noon. Space Flight is scheduled for Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-noon. All summer of exploration workshops are open to students eight years of age and up. Creative Learning Connection is located at 200 Main Street in Madison. For more information, call Cheryl Holle 325-3305 or email cmholle@yahoo.com.
July 16 Chess club organizing Creative Learning Connection will sponsor a weekly chess club beginning Wednesday, July16 from 2:30 p.m-3:30 p.m. Competitive play will be provided for all levels and periodic tournaments will be held. All participants must have a basic knowledge of chess before joining the club. Each participant must bring a chess set to play on. There will be no charge for participation. Creative Learning Connection is located at 200 Main Street in Madison. For more information, call Cheryl Holle 325-3305 or email cmholle@yahoo.com.
July 17 Brigadoon to be presented The Asbury Dinner Theatre will present the musical comedy "Brigadoon" July 17-19 and July 24-26 beginning at 7 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church. A matinee performance is scheduled for Saturday, July 19 at noon. A benefit performance is scheduled for Sunday, July 27 at 3 p.m. No meal will be served during at the benefit performance. For tickets or additional information, call 682-8079.
July 19 The Learning Connection, Main Street in Madison, will offer a two-hour creative writing workshop. The workshop is open to eight year olds and up and costs $25. The workshop will cover fundamentals of creative writing, how to create "mighty metaphors" and how to apply "punctuation with punch." Kelly Weathers, a trainer and free-lance writer will teach the workshop. Space is limited; please RSVP. For more information, call 464-9452.
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 per camper. For information, please call Ken Hudson at 461-1415.
July 22 Shakespeare Classes Creative Learning Connection will offer a series of Shakespeare classes for students ages 12 and up. A play will be introduced, parts will be assigned and the students will read the play. Cost per play is $10 and includes a copy of the play. Classes will be held at Creative Learning Connection, 200 Main Street in Madison. Pre-registration is required. Contact Cathy Jaime at 325-3305 for more information or to register. The comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" is scheduled for Tuesday, July 22 and July 29 from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. The tragedy "King Lear" is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12 from 1:30-1:30 p.m. The comedy "Twelfth Night" is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 19 and Aug. 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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.
Aug.31 The Keel-Whitaker family reunion will be held at the Keel Mountain Fire Hall on Keel Mountain beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. Please bring your favorite dish to share. For more information, call P.B. Keel at 772-9716.
Recurring Meetings 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.
Madison African-American Alliance Group (MAAG). MAAG meets every first Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Madison Municipal Complex, Conference Room130. 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.
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 n 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 mcyrf@gopcentral.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.

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