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Special pet adoptions offered throughout month of August
August 22 at 9:44 am
METAIRIE – The St. Charles Humane Society has a special discount this month on all cats for $40 who are available for adoption at Petsmart located at 6851 Veterans Highway in Metairie.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission open house
August 20 at 4:00 pm
HAHNVILLE – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding its annual assessment meeting of the Waterford 3 nuclear reactor on Wednesday, Aug. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Emergency Operation Center located at 15026 River Road in Hahnville.

Wetlands youth summit
August 20 at 8:00 am
LULING – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the River Parishes will sponsor an informational session on emergency preparedness from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.

Spaghetti luncheon and auction fundraiser for Lou Gehrig’s Disease patient
August 17 at 11:00 am
METAIRIE – A spaghetti Luncheon and auction to benefit local Lou Gehrig’s Disease patient Patty Hoffman will be held at 6600 Kawanee Avenue in Metairie on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wade Hammond in concert Wade Hammond in concert
August 17 at 10:45 am
BOUTTE – Award winning Christian recording artist Wade Hammond will hold a concert at the West St. Charles Baptist Church on Aug. 17 at 10:45 a.m.

Learn how to hunt at hunter education field day classes
August 16 at 9:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Charles parish Library offers free ACT test
August 16 at 9:00 am
DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Library invites students to warm up for the ACT and find out how they would score by taking a free ACT Practice Test on Saturday Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Drive in Destrehan.

Youth tennis sign-up deadline
August 15 at 10:08 am
LULING – USTA Junior Team Tennis will be holding registration until Aug. 15 for kids ages 8 to 18.

St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary bake sale fundraiser
August 15 at 9:00 am
LULING - The STCH Volunteer Services Department & STCH Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale on Friday, August 15, 2014 starting at 9 a.m. until noon outside The Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria and The Lagniappe Gift Shop which are located in the hospital.

Try out as an actor at “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” auditions
August 12 at 7:00 pm
RESERVE – St John Theatre is holding auditions for its fall production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on Aug. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. nightly at St. John Theatre, located at 115 West 4th Street in Reserve.

Youth rally shows students dangers of social media
August 09 at 12:30 pm
LULING – The Alpha Daughters of Zion are holding a Youth Rally named “Acquire, Apsire and Achieve” for kids throughout the parish and will provide free food at the event being held at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Hunter education field day classes
August 09 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cleopatra rocks the house Sadie Hawkins style
August 08 at 7:00 pm
HOUMA – The Krewe of Cleopatra will hold a dance from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Houma.

Get your child started early with youth football program
August 08 at 8:30 am
LULING – Football equipment distribution for the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation league is ongoing Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m each day until Friday, Aug. 8 at 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling.

Annual Hercules Fishing Rodeo
August 08 at 5:00 am
HOUMA – A fishing rodeo will be held Thursday, Aug. through Saturday, Aug. 10.

Have fun at church youth extravaganza
July 30 at 1:00 pm
KILLONA – The Canaan Baptist Church of Killona will hold its 5th Annual Youth Extravagnaza Wednesday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. each night.

Food and fellowship event
July 27 at 10:30 am
ST. ROSE – A food and fellowship event will be held at The First Baptist Church of St. Rose on Sunday, July 27 following church services at 10:30 a.m.

Get registered to hunt at field day class
July 26 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaching a field day only hunter education class on Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Destrehan coach credits seniors for making program contender
Destrehan coach credits seniors for making program contender
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Destrehan’s football season came to an end Saturday night with a 23-7 loss to Acadiana in the Class 5A state championship game. While the season didn’t end the way the Wildcats wanted it to, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux was extremely proud of his squad.