Around Zachary for July 19, 2023

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Market to host Christmas in July

Zachary Farmers & Artisans Market will host its third Christmas in July from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, July 22. Live music featuring The Dad Band, pictures with Summer Santa, food trucks and over 50 vendors will be available.

Free garage sale

Bethany Church, on Plank Road, Baker, is holding a Giveaway Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, July 22. Toys, clothing, tools and furniture will be available

School supply lists available

Supply lists for Zachary school can be found at First day of school for Zachary is Aug. 9. 

Back to School events

Mastering the job interview

Your performance during a job interview can land you or cost you your dream job. Learn to perfect your job interview skills at the Zachary Branch Library 1900 Church St., at 10 a.m., Aug. 10. The Library’s Career Center will present tips for a great interview, common traps and pitfalls to avoid,and interactive demonstrations for answering the most common interview questions. Registration is required. To register, call (225) 658-1850.

End of summer event

The End of Summer Slam with food and games will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 29, at Baker Park, 4331 Jefferson St., Baker. Trophies and medals will be given to each player.

Health & Wellness Initiative coming

New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 280 W. Flonacher Road, Zachary, will hold a Health & Wellness Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 29. The event is for adults and children. “It’s time to take control of your health and well-being. Get ready to discover your health status, gain self-awareness, and find out where you stand — all for free,” a notice said online. Visit for free tickets. 

‘We Can’ Men’s Conference

On Aug. 5, a one-day men’s conference will be open to every man in the Zachary area. The conference will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Zachary High School Auditorium and is hosted by the nondenominational spiritual organization Jacob’s Well of Zachary.

Speakers, testimonies and a praise and worship band are planned. At 3:30 p.m. every man’s family is invited to a service.

A continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Cost for the event is $20 by check made payable to Jacob’s Well of Zachary, and mailed to Jacob’s Well of Zachary, Attn: Sam Barham, 4158 Memorial Square, Zachary, LA 70791. 

Balloon festival coming 

The Zachary Really Hot Air Balloon Festival will be from 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Zachary Community Park. Food trucks, retail, arts and crafts vendors, games, face painting and a band will be on hand. Vendor applications can be found at For a schedule and other information, visit @ZacharyReallyHotAirBalloon on Facebook.


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