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Republican Women meet with candidates

On Thursday, June 28th, at 6:30 p.m. the Republican women of St. Charles will have parish president candidates Snookie Faucheux and Chris Tregre.

Both are Republican parish president candidates and they will be speaking about their platforms.

The meeting will be held at the West St. Charles Parish Library in the meeting room on the 2nd level

Refreshments will be served. Call Leslie Cooper for more info: 985-331-8186.

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 accesories, skin care products, wooden crafts, hand painted glass, children’s gifts and religious girfts.

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.

Study the Bible in Paradis

PARADIS - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is holding a Bible study and faith sharing, Wednesdays at 7 p.m.. They also have a Women’s Prayer Group, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel.

For information, call Pat Usprich at 504-723-8357.

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 are 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.

Destrehan church hosts KIDCAM camp

DESTREHAN - St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan will host the 2007 KIDCAM Camp. For more information, call 1-800-229-9761 or visit them online at www.kidcamcamp.com.

Calling all artists! Paint away 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 summer camp accepting applications

HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications from boys between the ages 12 to 16 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 contact Captain Patrick Yoes or Sergeant Burley McCarter at 985-783-1355.

Parish 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 from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The route starts at Philadelphia Baptist Church and ends at Sycamore Street in Hahnville. If you are interested contact Marilyn Jackson at 504-559-4731. Fees start at $10 and late fees go up to $20.

Support group for the separted and divorced

LULING- A support group is being held for women married 20+ years who have separted or divorced in the last two years. The group will focus on coping with the changes in your life, socializing as a single and peer support. Call Gail Roussel at 985-331-1999 ext. 17.

Running for a good cause from to Hahnville to Luling

HAHNVILLE- Harvest Time Community will be hosting a run/walk on Saturday, July 14. It will be held at the Harvest Christian Center in Hahnville and end at Monsanto Park and will begin at 8 a.m. You may also have your company name printed on a t-shirt and a designated area at the Center for a monetary donation. Please respond no later than Monday, June 25, for more information please contact 985-783-2508.

Kids can get fired up in the kitchen at HHS

HAHNVILLE- Nicole Falgout is offering cooking lessons for young adults who are looking to get involved in the kitchen. From June 4- August 3, kids can come from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. to learn safe kitchen techniques, kitchen ediquette and putting together recipes. There will be fun field trips, water days and other fun activities. Call 504-858-5976 for more information or to work out a schedule for working parents.

Teachers learn about black bears at outdoor workshop

Teachers can learn about the endangered Louisiana black bear at the annual Louisiana Black Bear Workshop from July 16-18.

The workshop is designed to give teachers information about bears that can be used to stimulate student interest in geography, math, reading and creative thinking.

The workshop will consist of classroom and field trip presentations conducted by bear biologists and education specialists covering bear ecology, research, human/bear conflict, restoration and forest conservation.

The workshop will be held at Lake Fausse Point State Park, located in western Iberia Parish along the West Atchafalaya Protection Levee, with a field trip to Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge. Registration is $25.00, and workshop space is limited to the first 15 educators that apply. Applicants are encouraged to register by July 1.


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