... in the month of February
Des Allemands Mardi Gra parade is on
DES ALLEMANDS - The parade rolls Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. with the Carnival’s officials Dance coming a week earlier, on Feb. 10 at the Father Mac Community Center at St. Gertrude Church in Des Allemands. Cost: $30. Info: 985-758-2161.
Krewe of Lul releases meeting schedule
LULING - The Krewe of Lul parade is scheduled to roll at noon on Feb. 17. Until then, 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.
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 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.
Norco church hosts religious revival
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.
No need to cook on Super Bowl Sunday
LULING - The Holy Family Knights of Columbus Council 9933 will sponsor a baked chicken dinner in the Parish Center on Sunday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. until sold out. Cost: $8 for adults and $5 for kids. Proceeds will support the 2007 council activities.
Teach an adult to read in a seminar
LULING - The St. Charles Career Solutions Center and YMCA Educational Services will hold a literacy tutor training seminar on Saturday, Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 737 Paul Maillard Rd., Ste. A. Information: Call Barbara Callender at 985-785-6880 or 504-451-6472.
Learn how paper is made at exhibit
HOUMA - St. Francis de Sales Elementary School is holding The Art of Making Paper Exhibit through Feb. 9 at 7901 Park Ave. in Houma. For more information call 985-580-7200.
Plantation festival is going to be a biggie
GARYVILLE - The San Francisco Plantation Festival will be held March 10 - 11 and will include arts and crafts, a 5K marathon, a cook off and much, much more. Information: Call 985-535-2341.
Diamond Dawgs hold parish tryouts
The River Parishes Diamond Dawgs, a 12-year-olds travel basketball team based in Destrehan, will hold tryouts in early February. For information on tryouts, call Phillip Lee at 504-782-6218.
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Harry Hurst teacher named LWF Educator of the Year - 2845 views
Recognized as an educator who inspires students toward conservation and the environment, Harry Hurst Middle School teacher Barry Guillot has received the Louisiana Wildlife Federation’s Educator of the Year award.