St. Charles Herald-Guide

What's Happening?

By Staff Report - September 12, 2007

NORCO - The River Region Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet with the Candidates Night on Thursday, Sept. 13 at LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m. with opening comments by Blaise Gravois, chairman.

Attendees will have the chance for one-on-one dialogue with the candidates for parish president, assessor, clerk of court and sheriff to express ideas and concerns.

Get your FREE library cards in September

LULING - September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and all St. Charles Parish libraries are encouraging parish residents to stop in and sign up for a card.

Library cards are free to all residents, persons who own property in the parish, and kids who attend school in the parish.

Senior health fair this month

LAPLACE - The River Parishes Hospital Senior Friends Program is hosting a senior helath fair on Tuesday-, Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Ste. 309 of the River Parishes Hospital Medical Pavilion.

Senior Friend members will be able to take advantage of an array of free helath screenings and helath-related information.

Non-members who are 50 years and older can take advantage of thisw special opportunity at a cost of $10.

Reservations are required as space is limited. To schedule an appointment, call 985-653-4247.

High-spirited play on stage in Kenner

KENNER - Thoroughly Modern Millie, a 1920’s musical, opens at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre on Friday, Sept. 14 8 p.m. and will run through Sept. 30 with performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. A pre-performance catered buffet is also available.

Tickets:$ 25 for adults, $22 for seniors (55 and up) and students, and $12 for children (6 to 12).

The theatre is located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown district. Call Thursday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for tickets and reservations. Call 504-468-7221.

Lafourche antiques on display in roadshow

GRAY - The 32nd annual Bayou Lafourche Antiques Show and Sale will be held Sept. 14 through Sept. 16 at the Evergreen Cajun Center in Gray, located between Thibodaux and Houma at 4694 Highway 24.

Tickets: $5. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. A $25 door prize will be awarded daily. Call Murray Dennis at 985-446-0207 for more information.

Native Americans pow wow in Houma

BOURG - The Terrebonne Indian Association, Inc. will host the Grand Bois Inter Tribal Pow Pow on Sept. 14 through Sept. 16 to celebrate the heritage and culture of Native Americans across the United States at 470 Bourg-Larose Hwy.

Cost: $2 per person, senior citizens are free. The event is alcohol and drug free.

Call Ernest Dardar at 985-594-7410 for more information.

Vince’s Auto hosts concert in the park

LULING - Vince’s Auto Parts Repair & Tire Center is hosting the 1st Annual St. Charles Parish Concert in the Park at the Westbank Bridge Park in Luling on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The concert is free and open to the public.

FAMILIES: Come on down to Family Day

PARADIS - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church is planning Family Day Sept. 23 on the church grounds in Paradis. Call the church at 985-758-2668.

Entry deadline for gumbo battle Sept.21

LULING - The annual United Way of St. Charles’ Battle for the Paddle is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the West Bank Bridge Park.

The event is a gumbo and jambalaya cook-off between teams who cook up their own special recipes on-site and serve the results to attendees of all ages who pay $5 for this all-you-can-eat extravaganza.

Sign up your team to battle it out for the 2007 title. The registration deadline is Sept. 21. Entry fee: $50. Teams are limited to four people.

For more information, or to register, contact Cindy Johnson at 985-331-9063 or email her at cindyj@uwaysc.org.

BEST BET. Meet the cadidates for parish president, assessor, clerk of court and sheriff on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m.
Graphic design by Kristie Oregron
BEST BET. Meet the cadidates for parish president, assessor, clerk of court and sheriff on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the LaMaison Magnolia Reception Hall in Norco at 7 p.m.