Scary times to come
Film / Maze in the park
A three-day movie and maze will take place at 6 p.m. October 29-31 at HugYourPeople Memorial Park on Lee Street and Main Street behind City Hall. Free with concessions for sale. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. No pets or coolers. The movie “Monsters, Inc.” begins at dusk. A friendly bat maze will be set up for the kids, along with arts and crafts activities and a costume contest each evening. A trunk-or-treat will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 31.
Zachary United Methodist Church and The Little School are hosting a Trunk-or-Treat from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 24. The afternoon will have sweets, costumes, decorations and games. Admission is $ 5 per child and all proceeds will go to The Little School. Pizzas and drinks will be available for purchase. To participate by providing a decorated trunk and candy, register at www.zacharyumc.org.
Charter school event
Advantage Charter Academy, 14740 Plank Road, Baker, will be hosting a Trunk-or-Treat and Movie Night from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on October 30. Those wishing to donate candy or participate in handing out candy from a decorated car should call Matthew Robinson at (225) 317-0668 for details. The film will be “Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween.
Zachary City Council has set a date for Trick-or-Treating 2021 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 31.
Trick-or-treat at Baker is 5 to 7:30 p.m. on October 30.
Animal adoption and costume contest
Must Luv Dogs Rescue and the Zachary Farmers Market are hosting a Howl-O-Ween Pawty and Adoption Event at the Gazebo on Virginia Street on October 30. Visit www.mustluvdogs.org for registration and details. The adoption event starts at 9 p.m. Pet costume at 11 a.m. The cost of the costume contest is $ 10. Prize for first to third place in the most creative, creepy, funniest costumes and for the best matching human / pet costume. Pre-register on the day of the event until 10:45 a.m. or on form.jotform.com/200364363556151.
Get help with a job search
The Mobile Workforce Center will be located at 3325 Groom Road, Baker, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 21. Masks are mandatory. Find help with job searching, resume writing and more. www.laworks.net.
Christmas project in progress
Operation Christmas Child, until November 14 at Zachary United Methodist Church.
GriefShare Holiday Seminar Package
GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a seminar for people facing vacations after the death of a loved one. The seminar will be held on November 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 4200 Main Street, in the Banquet Hall. There is no cost.
The seminar offers practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grieving experts and others who have experienced the holidays after the death of a loved one. Topics include dealing with strong emotions, what to do with traditions, how to survive social events, and where to find solace and strength.
Participants will receive a survival guide filled with practical tips, encouraging words, journal ideas and exercises for daily help during the holiday season.
To register or learn more about GriefShare Surviving the Holidays, call First Baptist Church, (225) 654-2755 or email [email protected] You can register online at www.fbcz.org/rsvp.
The church will host a motor show
First Baptist Church, Zachary will host a car / truck / motorcycle show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 6 in the church parking lot at the corner of Main Street and 42nd Street.
The show is open to all makes, models and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles. The vehicle can be an old or a new model, a classic or a custom, a modified or an original. There is no entry fee to enter a vehicle.
The event includes door prizes and trophies for exhibitors and a free lunch for all.
This event is sponsored by the Recreation Department of First Baptist Church, Zachary. Register online at www.fbcz.org/rsvp or call the church office for more information (225) 654-2755.
Pumpkin Patch planned
Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza is scheduled for October 17-31 at Episcopal Church and St. Patrick’s Day School. Arts and crafts, hay walks, games, story time, sale of pastries and food are on the program. The patch is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Fall Festival activities will take place on Saturday October 23 and 30. Profits will be donated to church and school activities.