Thursday, March 20

• ‘Perfect Strangers’ – Southern Circuit Independent Film at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. 7 p.m.. For information, call 706-342-4743.

• AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday; Al Anon meetings every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at White Parish Hall (338 Academy St.) next to Episcopal Church of the Advent. Call Carroll (706) 431-6013 for more information about Al-Anon or Lynn (706-318-1551) for more information about AA.

• After School Art Club for MAGYouth (ongoing) Have a budding artist? Chuck Hanes and Elizabeth Collins from Beauty and the Beast Art lead this fun group where participants will paint a real fish, make functional pottery, sculpt a masterpiece, spray paint a spacescape, draw a self portrait, and much more in this ongoing after school art class. Ages 6-12 Fee: $30.00 per class or 4 classes for $100.00 Thursdays beginning February 27th, 4:00pm-5:30pm At the MAG Gallery at 217 W. Jefferson St., Madison, GA.

Saturday, March 22

• Peace, Love & Rockin’ Art at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For information, call 706-342-7557.

• Bark For Life at Heritage Park from 10am to 2pm. For more information, visit www.humanemorgan.org

•The Ball Barrings Band at Perk Avenue beginning at 8p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (706) 342-2562 for more information.

• March For Jesus Outreach Ministry will have a “March for Jesus” from 10a.m. til noon.  The march will line up at the primary school and walk to Town Park.  The theme is “A time for Peace.”  Everyone is invited to attend.

Sunday, March 23

• AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday; Al Anon meetings every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at White Parish Hall (338 Academy St.) next to Episcopal Church of the Advent. Call Carroll (706) 431-6013 for more information about Al-Anon or Lynn (706-318-1551) for more information about AA.

• Athens Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert featuring Adam Frey, Euphonium soloist at 3:00 pm. Symphony No. 2 by Borodin, Overture to Fidelio by Beethoven, well known opera arias by Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, and Rossini. Classic Center Theater. Free admission, but tickets are required.

• St. Paul AME Kiara Smith daughter of Lewis and Edna Smith and a student at Mercer University in Macon, GA will be the guest speaker for youth Sunday at St. Paul AME 847 Fifth St Madison at 8AM.

• Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church annual Youth Day Program will be Sunday, March 23 at 11 a.m. Minister Ricky Carter of Bethlehem Baptist Church will bring the message. Everyone is invited.

• In-depth study of Christian fundamentals (faith, hope, and love) Sunday evenings from 5 to 6 pm at Madison Christian Church starting Sunday, March 16 led by Charlie Webster, director of New Century Ministries. The study will continue for 13 Sundays. For more information, call (706) 342-2250. Every Monday

• The Madison Artists Guild is featuring ongoing classes with instructor Joanie Bruce. She will help participants learn to draw using shading, value, contrast, positive and negative spaces, and lost and found edges. The class is for ages 10 and up. The cost for the class is $25 per class, and a one-time $10 material fee. The class will be held Mondays from 2:00pm-3:00pm at The Madison Artists Guild Gallery at 217 W. Jefferson St., Madison. For more information call the MAG Gallery at 706-342-9360.

Tuesday, March 25

• Lions Club Meeting; 6:30 p.m. Lions Club building

• Join Chuck Hanes and Elizabeth Collins of Beauty and Beast Art and get DIRTY… In clay of course! Participants will hand build several unique creations and take a spin on a wheel. Artwork will be glazed and fired. Classes will be at the Madison Artists Guild Gallery at 217 W. Jefferson St. From 6:30PM-8:30PM. No experience necessary. Fee- $50 includes all supplies and firing. From 10a.m to 1p.m. At MAG Gallery at 217 W. Jefferson St. Madison. Cost $120 per month or $40 per class. A list of supplies can be found on the Madison Artists Guild Facebook page.

Thursday, March 27

• IMB Interactive Prayer Room at Antioch Baptist Church From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Presented by Pam Whitehead, Southern Baptist Convention Missionary, of Watkinsville, Georgia; and at 7:00 p.m. – Authors, Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh, from Iran, will speak about their Memoir, Captive In Iran Everyone is invited. Contact (706) 474-5963 for more info.

• Annual Junior ROTC Honor Cadet Awards meeting hoested by the East Side Scottish Rite Association at the Golden Fleece Lodge located on the North Side of the Covington Square at 1104 Clark Street, enter from back parking lot. Dinner will be serve at 6 p.m., $8 per person. Free in uniform. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Ladies and cadet families are welcome. The guest speaker will be Brigadier General Eddie Jackson (army) and other military leaders. These awards cover Newton, Rockdale, Walton and Morgan counties. Nine high schools will be attending. Scottish Rite members bring Scottish Rite cap. Come witness this moving and outstanding program.

• MCES School Governance Council Meeting at 9p.m. at Morgan County Elementary School.

• AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday; Al Anon meetings every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at White Parish Hall (338 Academy St.) next to Episcopal Church of the Advent. Call Carroll (706) 431-6013 for more information about Al-Anon or Lynn (706-318-1551) for more information about AA.

Friday, March 28

• Owl Prowl and Night Sounds Hike at Hard Labor Creek State Park. From *p.m. to 9:30p.m. For more information, call (706) 557-3001

•Butch Evans & The Buckheads at Perk Avenue beginning at 8p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (706) 342-2562 for more information.

• ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ performed by the Morgan Community Theater at the MCHS auditorium at 7p.m.

Saturday, March 29

• ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ performed by the Morgan Community Theater at the MCHS auditorium at 7p.m.

• Newborn Dixie Jubilee Gospel Night Old School House, Hwy 142 Newborn GA. Doors open at 5pm and music runs 6 to 9. All gospel music night with the Dixie Gentlemen and their guest singers.  It is free so come early and eat supper with us in Ms Shelby’s kitchen and dining room. For more information contact Steve Biggers @ 770-786-8662 or Dennis Hyde @ 770-385-0803

Sunday, March 30

• Men’s Day celebration at St. Paul AME 847 Fifth St at 8am. The guest speaker is Rev. Frankie Williams of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greensboro, Ga. We are asking that all men wear black and we would like to fill the sanctuary with 100 men.

• In-depth study of Christian fundamentals (faith, hope, and love) Sunday evenings from 5 to 6 pm at Madison Christian Church starting Sunday, March 16 led by Charlie Webster, director of New Century Ministries. The study will continue for 13 Sundays. For more information, call (706) 342-2250.

• AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday; Al Anon meetings every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at White Parish Hall (338 Academy St.) next to Episcopal Church of the Advent. Call Carroll (706) 431-6013 for more information about Al-Anon or Lynn (706-318-1551) for more information about AA.

Wednesday, April 2

• The Assad Family: A Brazilian Songbook, Madison Chamber Music Festival Concert 7:30p.m. The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center will open its 12th season of the Madison Chamber Music Festival with the concert, in their historic auditorium. Reception to follow.  Tickets $25 / $5 student.  The concert’s Emerald Cello Sponsors are Libby and Ben Hendricks.  Visit the Cultural Center’s website to purchase tickets and for the 2014 Madison Chamber Music Festival Schedule – www.mmcc-arts.org.

Friday, April 4

• BRAG Spring Tune-Up Ride For information, visit www.brag.org.

Saturday, April 5

• Storytelling Festival at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. For information, visit www.mmcc-arts.org or call 706-342-7557.

• FREE Easter Extravaganza at Madison Christian Church at 1871 Atlanta Highway from 6p.m. to 8p.m. which will include bounce house, food, face painting, chalk drawings, relay games, and photos with the Easter bunny! Bring your children, ages 2-10 with their own flashlight for a Glow-in-theDark egg hunt.

Sunday, April 6

• In-depth study of Christian fundamentals (faith, hope, and love) Sunday evenings from 5 to 6 pm at Madison Christian Church starting Sunday, March 16 led by Charlie Webster, director of New Century Ministries. The study will continue for 13 Sundays. For more information, call (706) 342-2250.

• Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation – Watercolor Classes with Kie Johnson. Watercolor Techniques for Beginner/Intermediate students and Intermediate Watercolor for Intermediate/Advanced students. Classes start Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 34 School St, Watkinsville, GA. For more information on all classes, and online registration, go to our website at www.ocaf.com under Art Education, email us at info@ocaf.com, or call our office at (706) 769-4565.

Saturday, April 12

•MAGQuest A photographic scavenger hunt through Madison history and culture. Sign up at the Madison Artists’ Guild Gallery at 217 W. Jefferson St. Registration will be at the Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce upstairs at 2:00pm. 3-5pm for the hunt. Judging, prizes and fun to follow at the Icehouse Underground. For more information Call Kiki Pollard, 706.474.1578