What's happening in Mt Zion

Saturday January 31
Saturday Scrappin Scrapbooking Crop
At Fletcher Park Recreation Center from 10 am to 10 pm. Bring your scrapbooking stuff, your lunch and dinner. We will provide snacks and drinks. Each person will have their own table. Fee: $20. Call 864.5424 for more information.

Tuesday February 3
Open House Public Informational Meeting
The public meeting will be held at the Mt Zion Convention Center from 5 pm to 7 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of the Macon County South and East Beltway around the Village of Mt. Zion, which begins at Turpin Road and Elwin Road and ends at IL Route 121 southeast of Mt Zion. The meeting will be conducted on an informal basis; no formal presentation will be given. At the meeting, citizens will be able to comment on the proposed alternatives. Visit www.mtzion.com for more information.

Saturday February 7
Valentine Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
Mt Zion Parks and Recreation is throwing a Valentine Dinner & Dance Fundraiser featuring the popular Midwest Dueling Pianos! Come out to the Mt. Zion Convention Center for some great food and entertainment. Doors open at 6:30 pm, dinner at 7 pm, music at 8 pm. Tickets are $40 for singles and $75 for couples and can be purchased online or through the Mt. Zion Village Hall or online at www.mtzconventioncenter.com. Silent auction, 50/50 and raffles; fundraiser for the splash pad in Fletcher Park

Tuesday February 10
American Girl Club
Join us as we learn about history and culture by using the American Girl stories. Each meeting includes activities or crafts that bring history to life at 4:30 pm at the Mt Zion District library. For ages 7 years old through through 6th grade. This meeting will visit with Marie-Grace and Cecile in historic New Orleans.

Thursday February 12
Book Club
Discuss Killing Lincoln by Bill OReilly at 6:30 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Book available at Desk.

Friday February 13
Valentines Party
From 1 pm to 2 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. This event will include snacks, crafts, games and more! Ages 5-12, children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 864.5424 to register.

Saturday February 14
Kids Club - Valentines Day Party
At Fletcher Park Recreation Center. Doodles the Dragon, Granny Giggles and the Gary Strong Marionette Show. Concessions, live entertainment, old time movies, classic cartoons and prizes. Doors open at 1:30 pm show is at 2 pm. Fee: $4 per adult and $1 per child. Proceeds to Fletcher Park Splash Pad

Thursday February 19
Chinese New Year
Visit the Childrens section of the Mt Zion District Library between 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm for a quick craft in celebration of Chinese New Year. This is a drop in program, no registration necessary. For ages 3-12, children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday February 24
Poly Clay Art Class
Basic poly clay canes and applications gives you a brief overview and introduc-tion to polymer clay. You will create a beautiful pen, pendant or magnet. Ages 12 and up. At 6:30 pm at Fletcher Park Recreation Center. Fee: $22. Call 864.5424 for more information.

Saturday February 28
Saturday Scrappin Scrapbooking Crop
At Fletcher Park Recreation Center from 10 am to 10 pm. Bring your scrapbooking stuff, your lunch and dinner. We will provide snacks and drinks. Each person will have their own table. Fee: $20. Call 864.5424 for more information.

Saturday February 28
Chemistry Live!
From 10 am to 11:30 am at the Mt Zion District Library. Students from Millikin University chapter of the American Chemical Society will present live, interactive chemistry demonstrations. Scientific curiosity is encouraged! No registration required. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday February 28
Introduction to Facebook
An introduction to Facebook social network from 1 pm to 2 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Bring for own device (tablet, laptop, smartphone) for special help with this application. Registration required, call 864.5424 to register.

Friday March 6
Spring Craft Show
From 7 pm to 9 pm at the Mt Zion Convention Center.

Saturday March 7
Pancake Breakfast
Lions club annual pancake breakfast.

Saturday March 7
Spring Craft Show
From 9 am to 3 pm at the Mt Zion Convention Center.

Friday March 13
Mt Zion Foundation Annual Auction
Annual auction for the Mt Zion Foundation for Quality Education, 7 pm at the Mt Zion Convention Center.

Saturday March 14
Kids Club - Animal Friends
At Fletcher Park Recreation Center. Doodles the Dragon, Granny Giggles and the Gary Strong Marionette Show. Concessions, live entertainment, old time movies, classic cartoons and prizes. Doors open at 1:30 pm show is at 2 pm. Fee: $4 per adult and $1 per child. Proceeds to Fletcher Park Splash Pad.

The intention of this page is to promote Mt Zion public events to support the community we love.

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