Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. All riders will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel located at 13889 River Rd. Entry fees: $600 for large floats and $400 for small floats. Information: Call Debbie Dufrense Vial at 985-785-8273.
Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras Ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center, Feb. 19. Information: 985-783-6683.
Farmer’s Market holds kid parade
DESTREHAN - The German Coast Farmer’s Market invites all kids 8 and under to decorate their wagons and participate in the Kid Krewe de Market parade on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. at Ormond Plantation.
Prizes will be awarded to the top three most attractive floats.
For additional information, call 985-764-9762.
Regional meeting for foster parents
LAPLACE - The Louisiana Department of Social Services will hold its orientation for adults interested in becoming foster and adoptive parents on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at 429 Airline Hwy, Ste. M in LaPlace. Information: Call 800-748-7755 or 800-431-6801.
Regional quilting group holds meeting
LAPLACE - The Quilting Fans Quilt Guild meets on the second Monday of each month from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the St. John the Baptist Parish Library at 2920 Hwy 50 in LaPlace.
Funny musical hits all the right notes
KENNER - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opens at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre in Kenner with a pre-performance buffet and will run through Jan. 28. Tickets: $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and students, and $12 for children. Information: Call 504-468-7221.
Drama students on stage for all to see.
BOUTTE - Hahnville High School theater students hit the stage with Songs from the Cradle on Jan. 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Admission is free to the public.
Norco church hosts religious revival
NORCO - The Second District Missionary Baptist Association of Louisiana Inc. will hold their Winter Revival on Tuesday, Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. nightly at 13 East St. in Norco.
Southeastern Woman of God Conference
RACELAND - The Diocese of Houma Thibodaux will present the Woman of God Conference on Jan. 26 and 27 at St. Hilary Catholic Church in Raceland. The cost is $75 for women ages 21 and over. Information: Call 985-872-1810 or visit www.htconferences.org.
Ladies Bible study back on the road
LULING - The winter/spring session of the Bible Center Church’s ladies bible study group, To Live as Christ, is kicking off.
Morning and evening sessions are held at 422 Barton Ave. in Luling. Cost of the study book, $16.30. Information: Margie Pierce at 985-764-9336 and Glenna Smith at 504-431-7138.
St. Gertrude dance sure to be a hit
DES ALLEMANDS - St. Gertrude Catholic Church invites everyone to their dance on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Father Mac Community Center.
They say it will be a good one - and the more who show up, the merrier things will be.
Music by Wayne Foret. Cost: $10 per couple. BYOL. Information: Call 985-758-7542.
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