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October is packed with activities for retirees in Madison. Take a look at the calendar to find what interests you.

Retiree Calendar

The Mississippi Forestry Commission has approved a burn ban for Madison County through Oct. 13. Madison County is one of 30 counties with approved burn bans in place because of the extremely dry conditions.

Madison's annual Scarecrow Festival is set for Thursday, Oct. 10.

Anyone interested in learning how to detect potentially severe storms and how to relay severe weather information is invited to Skywarn/Spotter Training in Madison. There will a class at 9 a.m., Monday, Sept.

Here is the list of activities for Madison retirees in September.


September Calendar


Madison City Hall will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.

Madison the City Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for outstanding business leaders under the age of 40. Those nominated must live or work in the City of Madison.  Nominations are due at the Chamber office by Sept. 20. 

Madison's Parks & Recreation Department is now hiring part-time grounds crew staff.

A full month of activities are scheduled for retirees in August.  Check out the calendar to find what fits your interests.


August Retiree Calendar

There is a calendar full of activities for Madison retirees.

Check it out to see what you want to do.

July Calendar

There will be a blood drive at the Denson Robinson Public Service Complex on Tuesday, July 9 for Beth Riddell.

Mississippi Blood Services will be on site at 1239 U.S. 51 for blood donations 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Madison City Hall will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday on July 4-5.

The holiday will not affect garbage or recycling pickups.  They will go on as scheduled on July 4 and 5.




Celebrate the Fourth of July in Madison.

The Downtown Madison Farmers Market is open Tuesdays this summer, 3-6 p.m. on Main Street.

A retiree expo featuring Barbecue and Bingo is Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Madison Square Center for the Arts.

June is filled with activities for Madison's retirees.

Find what interests you on the June Retirement Calendar

Enjoy the last Swing into Summer of 2019.

The Patrick Harkins Band will provide the music, and there will be plenty of activities for the children.

Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for May 25, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Madison Central High School.

Dispose of old, unuseable or unwaned items for free. 

The Swing into Summer event scheduled for Thursday, May 9 is being postponed due to the threat of bad weather moving in. The Patrick Harkins Band, Food Truck Night and children's activities scheduled for May 9 will instead happen on May 30.

The Madison Fire Department is accepting applications for firefighters.

Call 601-856-8894 with any questions about the position. Pick up an application at Madison City Hall, 1004 Madison Avenue.