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‘The Altos’ dinner play: don’t you DARE ‘fuhgeddaboutit’
When: APRIL 21, 2007 - 7 p.m. Where: ST. MARK CHURCH, AMA.
What: The longest running murder mystery in St. Bernard history is infiltrating Ama. The "mob" family that's "Like the Soprano's, Only Lower" will return to the stage at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2007. Yes, Tony, Toffee, Nona, Uncle Senior and the rest of the family are leaving the "witness protection program" after a lengthy hiatus.
See the show that ran for seven months at the Sicilian Room of Rocky and Carlos' Restaurant in 2004. Call 504.431.8505 for reserved tickets or more information.
Adults: $20.00. Children under 16 yrs $15.00. Spaghetti & meatballs, salad, vegetable, and garlic bread included in price. Drinks and desserts will be sold separately. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Quit booze for one weekend - show kids you care
ST. CHARLES PARISH - An “alcohol-free weekend” will be observed the first weekend of Alcohol Awareness Month: April 6-8. The Bayou Council on Alcoholism urges parents not to consume alcoholic beverages for a 72-hour period to demonstrate to young people that alcohol isn't required to have a good time.
LULING - The St. Charles Women’s Club will meet on Thursday, April 19 at the First Union Presbyterian Church located at 134 Lakewood Dr. Coffee and conversation begin at 9 a.m. The guest speaker will be from the local floral shop, Clay Pot. Call Kathy at 504-296-6475 for information.Animal shelter vaccinations are a good deal
LULING - The St. Charles Humane Society’s Annual Rabies Vaccination Day is Sunday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the west and east bank bridge parks. Cost: $10 per shot. All dogs must be on a leash and all cats in a pet carrier. For information, call 985-785-9136.Orchid club hosts plant show for people who love them
HOUMA - The Terrebone Orchid Society hosts the Orchid and Plant show April 13 to 15 at Southland Mall, 5953 West Park Avenue from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from Noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For information, call Brenda Daigle at 985-851-0193 or Ashley Matherne at 985-594-4050.Disability Rights Day in Baton Rouge
Join other individuals with disabilities and their family members May 8th from 2-3:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge. For information about transportation and to sign up for a T-shirt, contact Maryal Mewherter in Thibodaux at 1-800-331-5570.Ports Association “jazzy” annual conference
The Ports Association of Louisiana will hold its 24th annual Conference at the Hilton New Orleans Airport in Kenner April 25-26. The theme is “Ports, Waterways and all that Jazz.”Louisiana Philharmonic at San Francisco Plantation
On May 14 at 4 p.m. Advanced tickets are $10.00 per person, and $15.00 at the gate. All proceeds will be used for the preservation and upkeep of San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, a National Historic Landmark. Call 1-888-322-1756.Learn to be happier in anger behavior classes
Deadline for enrollment is April 10th and you can call 985-446-0643 for more information on the program that’s sponsored by the Bayou Council on Alcoholism. Fees range from $25.00 to $75.00 depending on how many classes you choose to attend. There will be five in all, held on April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8 and May 15.Seniors Spring Fling Festival in Paradis
PARADIS - J.B. Martin Middle School invites you to attend their Annual Senior Citizen Spring Fling Celebration on April 19 at the school’s gym from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Spring book sale this weekend in Hahnville
HAHNVILLE - The Friends of the St. Charles Parish Library are will hold the spring book sale on Friday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hahnville branch located at 14996 River Road. For information, call 985-785-2671.