What's happening in Mt Zion

Wednesday March 4
Medicare Outreach Event
From 1 pm to 3 pm at the Mt Zion District Library, sponsored by the Macon Co Health Dept & Macon Co Senior Center. For more information call 423.6550.

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

Saturday March 7
Pancake Breakfast
Annual pancake breakfast from 6 am to 12 pm at the Lions Club. Cost is $6 for adults, free for children 12 years old and under.

Saturday March 7
Book & Bake Sale
From 9 am to 2 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Lots of great books, movies and goodies. Proceeds help the Friends help the Library.

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

Tuesday March 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.

Wednesday March 11
St Patricks Day
Come in to make a craft in celebration of St Patricks Day from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Ages 3 to 12, children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.

Thursday March 12
Zentangle
Learn the technique of Zentangle with hobby artist and retired teacher Jennifer Stout from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. For 7th grade to adult. Space is limited, call 864.3622 to register.

Thursday March 12
Book Club
At 6:30 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty will be discussed.

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.

Wednesday March 18
Teen Cupcake Wars
Think you have what it takes to win Teen Cupcake Wars? Attempt to make the tastiest treats with ingredient challenges, theme challenges and more at the Mt Zion District Library from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Finished cupcakes will be judged on taste, presentation, creativity and theme. Cupcakes and decoration supplies will be provided. Prizes and bragging rights will be awarded to the winners. Registration is required by Friday, March 13, call 864.3622. For teens 7th grade through 18 years old.

Saturday March 21
Pancake Breakfast
Pancake & sausage breakfast sponsored by the Knights of Columbus from 7 am to 11 am at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Biscuits and Gravy will also be served. Tickets at the door: $6 per adult, $3 per child ages 5 to 12, children under 5 are free.

Saturday March 21
Chamber of Commerce Expo
Annual Mt Zion Chamber Business Expo at the Mt Zion Convention Center from 9 am to 2 pm.

Monday March 23
Blood Drive
From 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Mt Zion Lions Club.

Tuesday March 24
Poly Clay Art Class
Faux Antique Poly clay pendants shows students how to sculpt a gorgeous costume pendant or pin using polymer clay and glass. Ages 12 and up. At 6:30 pm at Fletcher Park Recreation Center. Fee: $17. Call 864.5424 for more information.

Thursday March 26
Lady Palooza
From 4 pm to 7 pm at the Mt. Zion Convention Center.

Thursday March 26
Business After Hours
From 5 pm to 7 pm at Evergreen Senior Living.

Thursday March 26
Young Adult Book vs Movie Club
From 5:30 pm to 7 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Featured book is Its Kind of a Funny Story. Movie viewing will include snacks and a great conversation comparing the book and movie. For ages 12 through 18 yrs old (12 year olds must be in 7th grade and have a permission slip signed by parent/guardian on file to attend).

Thursday March 26
Friends of the Library Meeting
At 6:30 pm at the Mt Zion District Library.

Saturday March 28
Eggstravaganza
From 10 am to 11 am at the Mt Zion District Library. This event will include stories, craft and snacks all themed around Easter and the amazing Easter egg. For children ages 5 to 12 years old. Call 864.3622 to register.

Tuesday March 31
Zentangle
Learn the technique of Zentangle with hobby artist and retired teacher Jennifer Stout from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. For 1st through 6th grade. Space is limited, call 864.3622 to register.

Tuesday March 31
Family Game Night
At the Mt Zion District Library from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. This event will include card and board games with The Hidden Lair. For ages 5 and up. Call 864.3622 to reserve.

Tuesday April 7
Canvas Photo Art
At 6 pm at the Mt Zion District Library. Bring your photo and 8 inch x 10 inch canvas and we will provide the supplies to create a special piece of art ready to display in your home. We will lead you step-by-step through a project that replicates the look of a photo printed on canvas. Requirements: you MUST email a good quality digital photo by April 1 to: director@mtzion.lib.il.us and register at 864.3622.

Saturday April 11
Kids Club - Storybook Wonders
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.

Saturday April 18
Hercules Challenge
Run sponsored by the Mt Zion Community Club at Fletcher Park.

Friday April 24
Kiss-A-Pig Gala
Join the American Diabetes Association for an evening of food, fun and pig kissing at 6 pm at the Mt Zion Convention Center! Event includes heavy hors doeuvres, complimentary beer and wine, live & silent auction items, photo booth, wine wall and games. Theme: Be transported to Monte Carlo, as we are Betting on a Cure. Attire: Come in your best High Roller or business professional dress. Tickets are $55 per person or $500 per table of 10. For more information, email illinoiskissapig@diabetes.org.

Tuesday April 28
Poly Clay Art Class
Resin Tray Pendants: Students get to experiment with ultraviolet cure resin and pendant trays to make beautiful wearable are pendants. At Fletcher Park Recreation Center. Fee: $22. Call 864.5424 for more information.

Tuesday April 28
Blood Drive
At the Mt Zion United Methodist Church from 3 pm to 7 pm.

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

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