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Ongoing:

• Madison AA meetings every Sunday

and Thursday

Call 706-318- 1551 for more

information.

•Madison Al-Anon meetings every Thursday

Al-Anon is a support group for those affected by someone else’s drinking—be it a family member or a friend—who may or may not still be drinking. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday night at the white building next to the Episcopal Church: 338 Academy St, Madison, GA. For more information, call 706-431- 6013.

•Join our History Makers and break every chain of addiction! This support group meets every 2 nd and 4 th Monday at 7:00 p.m. Harvest Time Church, 2120 Athens Hwy, Madison GA 30650. For more information, call 706-474- 1109.

• Board of Commissioners have a meeting the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. and a work session the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. in the board room at the Board of Commissioners Administrative Building

• Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club

An official member of the American Contract Bridge League, is now meeting at the Parkside Main 8 Theater,1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro,  at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.

• GARDEN WITH

VENUS and Other Paintings

by Nicholas Kilmer

Nicholas Kilmer is an American painter living in Cambridge, MA, whose artistic career is well-steeped in American and French Impressionism.   This exhibition is composed primarily of oil paintings – figure, landscape and portraits – selected from the body of Kilmer’s work over the past fifteen years.

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, 4200 Bethany Road.  Open Tues. – Sat. 11 AM – 4 PM.  706-342-7557. www.steffenthomas.org.

• THE 2017 GREAT ART WALL OF MADISON

We are asking professional artists, amateur artists, budding artists, really anyone who wants to participate to create an 8×10 painting that will then become part of The Great Art Wall of Madison. Sections of the wall will be displayed in many locations around town before the entire wall will come together at the unveiling on May 13th.  Just stop by the Madison Artists Guild Gallery located at 123 S Main Street in Madison to pick up a free canvas or to sign up for a workshop.  For more information, call Lori Williams at 770.312.3495. MAGallery hours are 10 am – 5pm Monday through Saturday and 1 – 5pm on Sundays. Closed on Tuesday.

Upcoming:

March 16- April 22

Tools of the Trade Exhibit at Steffen Thomas Museum.

Most exhibitions focus on the finished work of art and the end result of an artist’s creative process, but

Tools of the Trade emphasizes and highlights the materials and processes used by Master Artist

Steffen Thomas during the creation and production of his works of art. By showcasing the studio tools, sketches and models that Thomas utilized, this exhibition offers an intimate look into Steffen Thomas as an artist and an individual. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 11 AM – 4 PM or by appointment. 706-342- 7557. 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead (5 miles outside Madison).www.steffenthomas.org

Friday, March 31

All you can eat pancake breakfast. All proceeds to help Baby Annie Miller’s Surgery and Recovery.

7am to 11am Morgan County Public Safety Complex, 1380 Monticello Rd – Madison, GA. Please contact your local fire Station Member or call

Headquarters @ 706-343- 6503 for Tickets. Walk-ins Welcomed Delivery Available to large Groups (10 or more)

Friday, March 31

Create a Hypertufa Planter (They only look heavy) with Jim Rowland at Canavan Home & Arts. 10-12:30pm $35 Reserves your spot. Call 706.343.0025, 125 W. Jefferson St. Madison

Friday, March 31

Create your very own handmade beaded bracelet with Jill Lingerfelt. 6-7:15pm

$15  Call for more details:   706-343-0025

Canavan Home & Arts

125 West Jefferson St. Madison

CanavanHomeAndArts@att.net

  

Friday, March 31

Learn all you need to create your own Hypertufa Planter.

Your finished planter only looks heavy, but it’s lightweight.

$35  7-9:30pm Jim Rowland

Pre registration please.

Call for more details:  706-343-0025. Canavan Home & Arts

125 West Jefferson St. Madison

CanavanHomeAndArts@att.net

 

Saturday, April 1

Create your very own handmade beaded bracelet with Jill Lingerfelt. 11am -12:15pm

$15  Call for more details:   706-343-0025

Canavan Home & Arts

125 West Jefferson Street, Madison

CanavanHomeAndArts@att.net

Saturday, April 1

The 5 th Annual Morgan County Bark for Life Bring Your Dogs to the Park! Celebrating of Our Four-legged Tail Wagging Care Givers – Our Dogs! Cancer Surviving Dogs! 11am – 3pm At Bill Wood Park, 1000 Heritage Park Circle Madison, GA

Deadline for ordering t shirts is 3/17/17.

Need more information please contact B. Bradley at 770-377-9244

Or HSMC at 706-343-9977                                  

Saturday, April 1

One Morgan Concert: April 1st from 7pm – 9pm, Morgan County High School’s  annual One Morgan Concert will be held in Town Park. THIS SATURDAY! It’s Free!!!! Come enjoy music from MCHS students and faculty.

Saturday, April 1

Bag Lady Luncheon

12 – 2pm at the Madison Artists Guild Gallery The Boys & Girls Club and The Madison Artists Guild have teamed up to put the fun in fundraiser. The Madison Artists Guild Gallery will become a unique dining experience surrounded by beautiful art while some of the boys and girls will show off the hand-painted tote bags they have created. For the price of $35, you’ll receive a boxed lunch from the Icebox Café, and you’ll take home one of the painted totes. This will be a great way to support two very important non-profits and have fun doing it. Sign up at MAGallery to reserve your seat. For more information, call Lori Williams at 770.312.3495. MAGallery hours are 10 am – 5pm Monday through Saturday and 1 – 5pm on Sundays. Closed on Tuesday.

Sunday, April 2

Salon Talk for Art Enthusiasts at Steffen Thomas Museum 

Sunday, April 2. Talk at 3:00 PM, reception 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Interested in learning how a Master Artist creates their work? The Steffen Thomas Museum is offering a Sara’s Salon Talk for Art Enthusiasts at 3 PM Sunday, April 2 on the current exhibit, Tools of the Trade. Presented by Amy Smoler, Arts Outreach Coordinator at STMA, the talk and exhibit will emphasize and highlight the materials and processes used by Master Artist Steffen Thomas, presenting an intimate look into the artist and the individual. Talk is at 3:00 PM followed by a wine and cheese reception at 4:00 PM. Free and open to the public. Tools of the Trade will remain on exhibit at STMA through Saturday, April 22. 706-342- 7557. 4200 Bethany Road, Buckhead (5 miles outside Madison). www.steffenthomas.org.

Saturday, April 8

Kel-Mac Saddle Club Benefit Show Saturday, April 8 and Saturdau. May 13 begins at 9 a.m. Morgan County Agri-Livestock Facility. Shows: Hunter, Western, Gaited and Trail Classes.

Contact Susie Cottongim 706-342-3775

Tuesday, Aprill 11

The MCHS Art Dogs will be hosting a grand opening to their Peace of Cake Cupcake Factory from 5pm-9pm,, an art installation they have been working on for the last 5 weeks. There will be live music, ART, robots, merchandise, cupcakes and more! DONT MISS IT!

Sunday, April 16

Easter Sunrise Service at Calvary Baptist Church  will begin at 7am on Sunday April 16th.

Thursday, April 20

The Madison Artists Guild will have an opening reception of a special exhibit, Reduce…Reuse…Repurpose at 7pm in the Oak Room of the James Madison Inn located at 260 W Washington St. Come and see how our artists can be creative using only materials they find from sustainable resources, from discarded materials or recycled materials. Wine and appetizers will be provided. The show will continue until September 29th. For more information, call 706.342.9360 or email our Director, Sarah Beth Collins – sbcolllins00@gmail.com.

Saturday, April 22

Calvary Baptist Church will hold an Evangelism Workshop from 10am until 12 noon. Calvary Baptist Church is located at 184 Academy St. Madison, Ga. All churches are invited.

Also Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 7am on Sunday April 16th.

Saturday, May 13

Madison Lions Club presents Madison In May Road Race benefiting Morgan County Young Life.

16th ANNUAL MADISON IN MAY ROAD RACE 5K, 10.2K and 1 Mile Run Run:  |Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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