The South Madison Community Event Calendar was created to help keep our small towns strong, even as we grow. The Community Event Calendar is managed by the South Madison Community Foundation as a tool to support nonprofit and community organizations in their efforts to create a more vibrant and connected community.

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East Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

East Elementary 893 East US 36, Pendleton, IN

Kindergarten Roundup provides an opportunity for parents and guardians to enroll children in the district's kindergarten program for the upcoming academic year. All children who turn 5 by 08/01/24, and parents and guardians can attend roundup.

Storytime :Dogs

Pendleton Community Public Library 595 E. Water St., Pendleton, Indiana, United States

Meet Tim Troxell and his dog Snicker under the "tree" in the Children's Department to learn about therapy dogs (and pet one!).

Candlelight Yoga with Carol

Pendleton Community Public Library 595 E. Water St., Pendleton, Indiana, United States

Candlelight yoga will use a gentle, flow style class that focuses on breathing and light stretching. It is the perfect way to end your day and wind down before bed.

Pendleton Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

Pendleton Elementary School 327 S. East Street, Pendleton, Indiana

Kindergarten Roundup provides an opportunity for parents and guardians to enroll children in the district’s kindergarten program for the upcoming academic year. All children who turn 5 by 08/01/24, and parents and guardians can attend roundup.

Story Hour at Gathering Grounds

Gathering Grounds Coffee Shop 925 N. Ford St., Pendleton, Indiana

Join us for an hour of stories and fun at Gathering Grounds Coffee Shop in Lapel. Enjoy stories, songs, finger-plays, and rhymes. Strengthen early literacy skills and encourage the joy of learning. Each program ends with a fun craft or activity!

Teen Game Corner

Pendleton Community Public Library 595 E. Water St., Pendleton, Indiana, United States

"The Game Corner" features a friendly video game tournament for teens in grades 6-12. Recent game selections include Nintendo Switch Sports, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, TowerFall, and Rocket League.

After School Hangout

Lapel Branch Library 610 Main St., Lapel, Indiana

Hang out at Lapel Library every 1st and 3rd Wednesday after school for games, movies, STEM, and art activities! Watch anime, build with legos, play video games, program robots, complete crafts, and much much more. Each week will be something a bit different.

Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement General Membership Meeting

Gallery 119 119 W. State St., Pendleton, Indiana

As a supporter of our community and stakeholder in our National Register Historic District, we invite you to join us for an informative presentation from Madison County Historian Stephen Jackson. You will also hear updates on the Historic Pendleton Commission, availability of Historic Plaques for your home or business, and a vote for the General Membership Officers Slate. This meeting is open to the public, along with current, and past members of Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement. Refreshments will be served.

Bound to Books Adult Book Club

Pendleton Community Public Library 595 E. Water St., Pendleton, Indiana, United States

Welcome! We'd love to have you join our newest book club at PCL.
We will be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm in Sycamore AB. Bring yourself and join us--we don't even care if you're late (or, didn't finish the book)!

Questions? Email Ashley at carseats@pendleton.lib.in.us or check out this group's Facebook page.

Our 2024 reading selections, and their discussion dates, are:

April 17th: All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers
May 15th: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
June 19th: The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
July 17th: Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros
August 21st: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
September 18th: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
October 16th: The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose
November 20th: Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
December 18th: Holiday Party / Book Exchange

Maple Ridge Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

Maple Ridge Elementary School 8537 S 650 W, Pendleton, Indiana

Kindergarten Roundup provides an opportunity for parents and guardians to enroll children in the district’s kindergarten program for the upcoming academic year. All children who turn 5 by 08/01/24, and parents and guardians can attend roundup.