What's Happening?

By Heather R. Breaux

June 21, 2007 at 5:25 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Wal-Mart’s Christine Rivera chats with customer Emma White of Luling.
Wal-Mart’s Christine Rivera chats with customer Emma White of Luling.
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Wal-Mart Supercenter holds health fair for women this weekend


BOUTTE - Wal-Mart Supercenter in Boutte will be hosting it’s Fourth Annual Women’s Health Fair Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Some of the services offered by the various sponsors will include vision screening, blood and glucose screening, mammography information, healthy cooking demonstration, self defense instructions, cardiopulmonary resuscitation information, early child care information, mental health information, power walk and fitness workout demonstrations, fire safety demonstrations, with various other health related activities.


The Greatest show on Earth comes to town

NEW ORLEANS - Tickets are now on sale for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s latest circus sensation at the New Orleans Arena June 21 through 27.

For more information and a complete listing of show times, go to www.ringling.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Vacation bible school starts now in Luling

LULING - Luling Methodist Church located at 1001 Paul Maillard Rd. in Luling will sponsor a vacation bible school from June 25 through June 29 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Children ages 4 and up to completion of sixth grade are invited to attend this exciting vacation bible school where there will be music, art, games, stories and refreshments.

For more information and to register, please contact the church’s office at 985-785-6868.

Ama church holds annual craft fair

AMA - St. Mark’s Church is Ama will hold their annual craft fair on July 7 and July 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fair features are jewelry, florals, clothing and accessories, skin care products, wooden crafts, hand painted glass, children’s gifts and religious gifts.

Call and reserve your booth today, Mary Loupe at 504-289-2900.

ENCORE! Historical play on stage - again

DESTREHAN - The River Road Historical Society announces an encore performance of The Voices of Louisiana play and dinner at the Destrehan Plantation Mule Barn on Saturday, July 28 with a Cajun-style buffet dinner at 6 p.m. with the performance at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 17 and under. Reservations and advance payment is required.

To order tickets call the Destrehan Plantation business office at 985-764-9315 or visit the plantation’s gift shop at 13034 River Rd. in Destrehan.

Kids: register to read all summer long

LULING - Children may register for the reading program at public libraries or at the bookmobiles in both St. Charles and St. John parishes. The program is through July 27. For a schedule call the West Regional St. Charles Parish library at 985-785-8471.

Volunteer firefighters needed in Paradis

PARADIS - The Paradis Volunteer Fire Department is seeking members. Those interested may attend training each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the station, 807 Barber Road. For information, call 985-758-1544.

Enroll your kids in school of religion

PARADIS - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis is conducting registration for its school of religion. For information, call Pat Usprich at 504-723-8357.

The church also holds the following meetings: Bible Study and Faith Sharing, Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Women’s Prayer Group, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel.

It’s time for the Catfish Festival

DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival will be held July 13 through 15 at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands.

Rides, games, food, music and other entertainment will be featured.

Catfish is needed for the catfish boulettes.

To donate, call Sherry Folse at 985-758-7867. Stuffed animals as needed for a game booth. To donate, call Lynne Pickett at 985-758-1691.

Art guild accepting applications for camp

LULING - The St. Charles Art Guild Camp will be held July 16 through 20 at the First Presbyterian Church in Luling. Applications can be picked up at the West Regional Library in Luling or the East Regional Library in Destrehan.

Paint like a Picasso at summer art camp

DESTREHAN - The Louisiana Artist Association Camp will be held July 9 through July 13 at the St. Charles United Methodist Church in Destrehan. For information, call 504-733-2489.

Sheriff’s camp taking applications

HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications from boys between the ages 12 to 16 who are willing to attend its ninth annual “Operation First Class Sheriff’s Camp” from July 22 to 27 and is free of charge.

The sheriff’s camp chooses 50 boys per year and the event is an outdoor experience at the Salmen Boy Scout Reservation located near Kiln, Mississippi.

Space is limited, so, if you know of a deserving young man, please call 985-783-1355.

Get your tomatoes from Arc of SCP

BOUTTE - The Arc of St. Charles is proud to announce that their tomato plants are in full bloom and have juicy ripe tomatoes and painted flower pots up for sale.

Prices: $3 a basket and the flower pots are $8 each. For more information, call 985-785-0971.

Church holds food & fun fair in Hahnville

HAHNVILLE - The Philadelphia Baptist Church of Hahnville will hold its Annual Mini Fair 2007 complete with food, music, games and plenty of seafood on Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on church grounds located at 217 Smith Street in Hahnville.

For more information, call Marguerite Marshall at 985-783-6400. Booths are also on sale for $65. Call Carla Triche at 504-906-6809 or 504-431-2297 no later than June 30 to reserve your booth.

Get your “walk on” at church marathon

HAHNVILLE- The Philadelphia Baptist Church is sponsoring a Run/Walk A Thon on Saturday, July 14. Contact Marilyn Jackson at 504-559-4731. Fees start at $10 and late fees go up to $20.




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