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Calendar 7-20-21

Bethel Hosts Summer Science Camp
Bethel University is hosting a Summer Science Camp on August 14, 5 to 7 p.m. The event is presented by the student members of the American Chemical Society and is located on the Bethel campus quad outside Morris Science Complex.
It is for grades 1 to 6 with demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Registration is $15 per day. Contact Andrew Evans for more information or to register at evansa@bethelu.edu.
Carroll County Electric Board Meets Thursday
Carroll County Electric Board Meets Thursday, July 22, 2:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Electric Office, 103 W. Paris Street, Huntingdon. The public is welcome to attend.
Coleman Picnic, Family Reunion
The Coleman family is hosting a picnic and family reunion on August 7 “First Saturday”, at a new location, R&R Farms, 700 Hill Road, McKenzie, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the office-shop building across from the grain bins. 
Barbecue and lemonade are provided. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish and dessert along with financial donation for the cemetery maintenance. Call 731-535-9593 to let us know you are coming. Info provided by Dale Coleman. 
Car, Truck Show
Huntingdon American Legion Post 47 is hosting  the Third Annual Car and Truck Show at the Carroll County Civic Center on Saturday, August 28, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entry is $20 for the first car and $15 for each additional entry. There is also a cornhole tournament and a 50/50 drawing along with cash drawings at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.
Categories include best of show, mayor’s choice, sheriff’s choice, fire department’s choice. First to third place trophies for various categories. For more information, contact Bobby Russom at 731-439-6773 or Dennis Simpson at 731-358-3031.
Cornhole Contest
Huntingdon American Legion is hosting a Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, August 28, 10 a.m. inside the Carroll County Civic Center. It is a two-person team, double elimination contest. $25 per person. Register up to start time. First place pays $100 and second, $50. There is also a 50/50 chance for $` a ticket or six tickets for $5. Outside is a car, truck show. Contact Dennis Simpson 731-358-3031 or any Post 47 member.
Huntingdon American Legion Membership Drive
All veterans are invited to a membership drive of the Huntingdon American Legion, Post 47, on Sunday, July 25 at the Carroll County Civic Center. Meal starts at 1 p.m. Special speaker is Luther Holsonback, the immediate past department state commander, plus David Cobb, the ninth district commander. American Legion members from other posts are welcome to attend and assist. For more information, contact Dennis Simpson at 731-358-3031.
Nights on Broadway
McKenzie Main Street presents Nights on Broadway, a summer concert series, from 7-9 p.m. on select Thursdays from June through September in downtown McKenzie.
The lineup includes: July 29 — Longshot; August 5 — Crossfire; August 19 — James Greer Band; September 2 — Flashback; and September 16 — Dialogue.
McKenzie Farmers’ Market Now Open
The McKenzie Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. until noon. For more information, call 731-352-2292.
Carroll County Democratic Committee, Women Meet Monthly
Carroll County Democratic Women Committee meets each third Tuesday at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the Carroll County Office Complex on High Street in Huntingdon. Everyone is welcome to attend. 
McKenzie City Council Meets Monthly
The McKenzie City Council meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. 
Carroll County  Library Events
The Carroll County Library hosts Virtual Tot Time each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, visit or call 731-986-1919.
ITT-Milan Bi-Annual Reunion
ITT Milan bi-annual reunion is Thursday, July 15 at Hig’s Restaurant in Milan. Social time begins 5:30 p.m. with a buffet meal to follow at 6 p.m. Cost is $14.50 per person and includes buffet, drink and tip. All former employees are invited to attend. For additional information, call Jim O’Daniel 731-234-7778, Faye Yearwood 731-694-5551 or Don Farmer 731-234-8411.
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.
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.
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.