St. Charles Herald-Guide

What's Happening

By M. Susanne Hinkle - March 15, 2006

Lenten fish fry
The Knights of Columbus Holy Family Council #9933 is holding Annual Lenten Fish Fries on Fridays during Lent. The meals will be served at the community center at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling, Dinner will be from 5pm until sold out. Menu includes fried fish, french fries, fried shrimp, coleslaw and bread. Cost is $6.00 for a large plate and $5.00 for a small plate. Dessert and cold drinks will be available.

Fish fry to benefit HHS band trip
Because of the overwhelming success of its Fish Fry on March 10, Knights of Columbus Council 2409 will host a Fish Fry on Friday, March 24 to support the Hahnville High School Band's upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. Dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to until sold out at St. Anthony's Church on Angus Drive in Luling. The cost will be $6 per plate and will consist of fresh fried catfish, potato salad, corn and French bread, take-out or dine-in. Drinks and dessert will be available.

Norco KC fish fry
The Knight of Columbus Red Church Council 3634 in Norco will once again be sponsoring their annual Lenten Fish Fry. The event will be held at the KC Home in Norco every Friday during Lent from 4:30pm-7pm. The meal will cost $7.00, consisting of fried fish, french fries, cole slaw, hush puppies and cake, The ever popular Onion Mums and soft drinks will also be available.

HHS band to hold golf fundraiser
Hahnville High School Band Booster Club will hold its 12th annual fundraiser golf tourney on Saturday, March 18, with a 1 p.m. tee time. Sponsors, donors and or golfers can request more information from the following persons: Brian Petit at 985-785-6379 or bjpetit@cox.net, Jim Gassen at 985-785-6754 or gass1209@cox.net
David Rosenthal at 985-785-8668.

Relay for Life
The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in St. Charles Parish is scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 12:00pm- till. Cancer Survivors Walk starts at 6:00pm St. Charles Parish West Bank Bridge Park. Food, Music, fun, and games for the kids. The public is invited to attend.

Marriage Enrichment Seminar
The First Union Presbyterian Church will hold a Marriage Enrichment Seminar on March 25 from 9am - 3pm. The seminar will guide 8 couples through a behavioral program designed to improve communication between partners. The seminar is open to the public, however, reservations are required. To make reservations contact the church office at 785-8486. Lunch as well as childcare will be provided. If the seminar is successful, future seminars will be scheduled.

St. Charles D.A. is Grand Marshal
St. Charles Parish District Attorney, Harry J. Morel, Jr., has been chosen to serve as the Grand Marshal for the Baton Rouge St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will roll on March 18 at 10am. The parade is the largest in Baton Rouge with 100 floats. Morel has been actively involved in many law enforcement organizations during his tenure as District Attorney of St. Charles Parish. For a detailed parade map visit http://www.paradegroup.com.

Methodist Church announces activities
The St. Charles United Methodist will hold a food, fellowship and study on Wednesday nights between 5:30 and 6:30. Meals can be picked up or eaten at the church. Jim Miller will lead a Lenten Study in the Sunday school building at the rear of our campus. Onay Lopex, a pastor from a Cuban church, will be visiting on March 22. The church invites residents to come to the church for a meal and see what it is like to be a Christian in Cuba.
Hiedi Schindler will teach ball room dancing lessons. The lessons are free. The lessons will begin on April 17 at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall. For more information on these events or about the church visit www.stcharlesumc.com or call 985-764-8292.

Council on Aging open house
The St. Charles Council on Aging cordially invites all residents of St. Charles Parish to attend an open house reception at the Luling Senior Activity Center, 149 Angus Drive, at 1:00p.m., on Monday, March 27. The event is in honor of the Council’s General Membership Drive.

Bayou Comm. Band has free concert
The Bayou Community Band of Thibodaux will hold its Spring Concert at 5:00pm, Sunday, March 26 in the Talbot Auditorium at Nicholls State University. The concert is part of the eighth annual Jubilee, a festival of arts and humanities at NSU. The musical selection will be Broadway show tunes, light classics, marches and a medley of Ray Charles’ greatest hits. In addition, the Bayou Saxophone Ensemble will also perform from 4:15 to 4:45pm, in the lobby of Talbot Auditorium. The performance will feature music compositions from Broadway and Vaudeville by African American Composers. Admission to both performances is free and open to the public.