Upcoming Carroll County Humane Society Events
Friday, February 10 – From 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., CCHS will sell low-cost spay/neuter vouchers for dogs for $30. The vouchers will be for use at Huntingdon Animal Clinic.
Saturdays in February – Thanks to a grant from the Two Mauds Foundation, CCHS is offering cat spay/neuter vouchers for a Super Saturday sale price of $15. February 4, 11, 18 and 25, vouchers are available from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the shelter building located at 21822 Hwy 22 in McKenzie. Cash or check only, no plastic please. The participating vet clinic is Paris Vet Clinic.
Saturday, February 18 – CCHS will host an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at the Carroll Bank & Trust community room in Huntingdon. Adults $7; $3 for children under ten.
T.A.R.P. Valentine Day Tea
T.A.R.P. Center for Independent Living is hosting a Valentine’s Day Tea at 1027 Mineral Wells Avenue, Suite 3 in Paris on February 9th from 11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m. The event will feature crafts, pictures, games, door-prizes and refreshments.
VFW Post 4939 Post Activities Breakfast
The VFW Post 4939 is having a breakfast February 11 from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Sausage, grilled bologna, country ham, eggs, biscuits, red-eye gravy, white gravy, orange juice and milk will be served. All you can eat for $7.
Carroll Arts Valentine Gala Postponed
The Carroll Arts, Inc., Valentine Gala scheduled for Saturday, February 11 has been postponed due to illness.
Upcoming West Carroll Primary School Events
February 9 – Family Literacy Night. All grades, 5-7 p.m.
February 13-17 – Book Fair. Open daily during school hours, Tuesday until 7 p.m.
February 14 – Parent Teacher Conference. 3:15-7 p.m.
Auditions for ‘Murder At the Mardi Gras’
Auditions will be held for ‘Murder at the Mardi Gras,’ a murder-mystery dinner theater, at the McKenzie Farmers Market Building on Sunday, February 12 at 2 p.m. You must be 21 or older to audition.
Carroll County Schools Very Special Arts Festival Cruise-In
The Carroll County Very Special Arts Festival is hosting its inaugural VSAF Cruise-In on Saturday, March 18 at the Carroll County Civic Center in Huntingdon from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The free event, sponsored by Carroll County Schools and the Carroll County Technical Center, is designed to encourage and inspire students involved in the Automotive Technology classes at Carroll County Training Center and future automotive enthusiasts. Free dash plaques will be given to the first 100 cars. Door prizes will be drawn for throughout the meet. Rain date for the event is Saturday. March 25 at the Carroll County Technical Center located at 1235 Buena Vista Road, Huntingdon. For more information, contact Brandy Baumgardner (VSAF) at 731-986-4482 ext. 240 or Kenneth New (Cruise-In) at 731-986-8908 ext. 231.
Sarcoidosis Support Group to Meet
West Tennessee Sarcoidosis Support Group meets Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m. at Reedy Creek Baptist Church, Adams Street, McLemoresville. For more information, phone 731986-9832 or 731-697-3912.
McKenzie Industrial Board Meets February 16
McKenzie Industrial Board meets Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m. at the former railroad depot, Bruce Street, McKenzie. The regular meeting date of February 14 is postponed to February 16.
Bethel University Water Aerobics
Bethel University water aerobics is back! Come get in shape and have fun with us Tuesday at noon and Friday at 1:30 p.m. Each one-hour session is $3.
Baptist Huntingdon Offering Diabetes Prevention Program
Baptist Memorial Hospital- Huntingdon is offering a free diabetes prevention program, Prevent T2, to Tennessee residents who meet certain criteria. It is designed to help those most at risk for diabetes and provides the tools needed to make healthy lifestyle choices. For 16 weeks, participants will meet weekly with program participants for weigh-ins, learn how to make healthier food choices, and exercise at least 150 minutes per week. These lifestyle changes may help participants lose weight, and have proven to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 58% in people at high risk. At the end of 16 weeks, you will then meet once a month for the next six months for support and to ensure successful habits take hold. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a part of the Centers of Disease Control and funded by the Tennessee Department of Health Project Diabetes Grant. Sign up today by contacting Cindy Cole, RN, at 731-986-7096 or cindy.cole2@ bmhcc. org.
The Dixie to Host Actor’s Workshop
The Dixie Actor’s Workshop with Darius Wallace is Saturday, February 11, 11 a.m. to noon in the Hal Holbrook Theatre.
The workshop is free to all levels of actors and those interested in acting It’s for ages 12 and up.
To reserve a seat in the class, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 731-986-2100 ext. 224.
This is a great opportunity to learn voice, speech, movement and improvisational scene work. The goal of the class is every student is confident with one more technique for their actors’ tool kit.
Darius is a successful theatrical and film actor. His one man shows have received rave reviews by the LA Times and LA Weekly. Darius will also present ‘The Heart of A King’ on Friday, Feb 10, 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at The Dixie. For more information or tickets to the show, call the Box Office at (731) 986-2100.
McKenzie-Carroll County United Neighbors
United Neighbors is accepting winter clothing at this time. Please be sure they are clean and in good condition. If the bin is full, please take items to other donation boxes.
Food: crackers, cereal, ravioli, spaghetti noodles, and evaporated milk.
Personal Hygiene: Deodorant, toothpaste and brushes, bar soap and shampoo.
Assistance and shopping are from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and 9 a.m. until noon on Wednesday. We will be closed Wednesday afternoon and Friday and Saturday and Sunday.
Call 352-0547 with any questions. Donation hours: during store hours. Please no glass or boxes in the bin. Do not leave items outside!
Art Exhibit at The Dixie
(Huntingdon; January 23, 2017) This February-April, Bethel University Assistant Professor of Art, Poppy Scarbrough, will be displaying a series of paintings titled Shapeshifters at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center. The exhibit will be on display from February 6-April 29, 2017 in the Ballroom Gallery. A reception will be held for the artist on April 7, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. with Artist Talk at 5:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
The Ballroom Gallery is open during regular box office hours Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and to ticket patrons during performances. The artist reception takes place prior to that evening’s performance of Ragtime by Bethel University Renaissance. Tickets for Ragtime are available online at DIXIEPAC.NET or in the box office at 986-2100.