All items appearing on this calendar are subject to postponement or cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The McKenzie Banner has not received notice of changes to any of the events, but also can not guarantee that each event will still be held at the time and date listed. The Banner appreciates your patience during this unprecedented time of rapidly-changing circumstances.
National Day of Prayer
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce hosts a National Day of Prayer event Thursday, May 6 from 8-8:45 a.m. at the Carroll County Airport. The theme for 2021 is “Lord, Pour Out Your Love, Life and Liberty.” Coffee and doughnuts will be available for those who attend. For more information, please contact the Chamber at 731-986-4664.
McKenzie Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club
The McKenzie TOPS Club is celebrating its 50th year. After staying “safer at home,” members are recommitting to continuing their weight loss journey. People who’ve struggle with their weight are invited to join the weekly meeting on Mondays at the McKenzie Church of Christ in the old gym. Weigh-in starts at 3 p.m.; meetings are at 3:30 p.m. Membership is $32 per year. Visitors are welcome to attend their first meeting free of charge. For more information, call 731-352-7309.
Carroll County Library Events
The Carroll County Library hosts Virtual Tot Time each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Lego Club (virtual) is Thursday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Teen/Tween STEAM (virtual) is Monday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. Please pre-register to participate in these events. The Big Outdoor Spring Book Sale is Thursday, April 29 through Saturday, May 1. For more information, visit or call 731-986-1919.
McKenzie City Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.
McKenzie City-Wide Yard Sale
The McKenzie City-Wide Yard Sale is scheduled for May 7 and 8.
McKenzie Farmers Market Opens June 5
The McKenzie Farmers Market opens June 5 from 8 a.m. until noon. Stay tuned for more details.
Huntingdon Beauty Reviews April 24
Huntingdon Bands are hosting the Huntingdon Hometown Beauty Pageants on April 24 in the Huntingdon High School Gym.
Pageants range from age 2 to 19 in the one-day event. Admission is $5. Children 4 and under are free. One adult per paid contestant is free.
The first pageant is at noon for the 2-3 year olds, 12:30 for 4-5, 1 p.m. for the 6-9 ages, 1:30 for the 10-12 ages, 2 p.m. for the 13-15 ages, and 2:30 for the 16-19 age. All start times are approximate.
Trophies will be awarded for king/queen and the first top three alternates plus special categories.
There was no 2020 contest because of the pandemic.
Johnson Temple C.M.E. Prayer Vigil
There is a Community Prayer Vigil every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Johnson Temple C.M.E, 915 Walnut Avenue, McKenzie.
We come together to pray for one another, our community and country, then study the Word of God. Johnson Temple C.M.E. Church convenes each Sunday with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m.
Joy Club Meets Twice Monthly
The Joy Club meets at McKenzie First United Methodist Church on the first and third Thursdays of each month from noon-2 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy fellowship, games, guest speakers and movies. All are welcome.
McKenzie Historic Zoning Meets Monthly
The McKenzie Historic Zoning Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month, 4 p.m. in the city hall council chambers.
McKenzie Condemnation Meetings Monthly
City of McKenzie Condemnation Meetings are the fourth Monday of each month at 3 p.m. in the city hall council chambers.
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