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Election commissioners training

HAHNVILLE – Anyone interested in serving as an election commissioner or commissioner-in-charge for elections can attend the St. Charles Parish Clerk of Court’s Office training at 2 p.m. June 6 and 6 p.m. June 7 at the parish courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville. Commissioners must be a registered voter in the district of residence, not need assistance to vote or be an election candidate, not be convicted of an election offense, and be able to complete election forms correctly. For more information, call (985) 783-6632. Read More...
June 07 at 2:35 pm

River Region Drama Guild presenting musical

Boutte – The River Region Drama Guild will present Disney’s High School Musical on June 2 - 4 at 7:30 p.m. and June 5 at 2 p.m. at Hahnville High Auditorium, 100 Tiger Drive, Boutte. Tickets are $15 in advance for reserve seating and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2545932 or for general admission balcony seating from any cast member. Online ticket sales end May 28 and, if available, at the door for $20 cash or check only.Read More...
June 05 at 10:22 am

Summer youth volunteer program applications being taken

LULING – Applications for summer youth volunteers at St. Charles Parish Hospital will be taken through May 30. High school students who need volunteer service hours as a school or organization requirement, have an interest in health care careers or would like to give back to the community are encouraged to apply. The program runs June 6 to Aug. 5. For more information, contact Donna Palahang, volunteer services manager, at (985) 785-4258 or Donna.Palang@ochsner.org.Read More...
May 30 at 10:19 am

Realtor Safety & Wellness Class

LAPLACE – Choice Title is holding a Realtor Safety & Wellness Class 2 – 5 p.m. May 24 at Frenier Landing, 113 Dottie Lane, LaPlace. The class focus is Realtor-on-the-go and staying healthy. RSVP at Ashley@choicetitle.com. For more information, contact Ashley at (225) 228-7383.Read More...
May 24 at 10:21 am

Knights of Columbus Council 2409 BBQ benefit

HAHNVILLE – The Knights of Columbus Council 2409 will hold a BBQ benefit for youth programming 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Rosary Community, Hahnville. The meal will include a half chicken with baked beans, cole slaw and bread for $8.Read More...
May 22 at 10:20 am

Registration for summer camp is open

Luling – Inclusive Summer Day Camp is scheduled June 6 to July 15 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for campers ages 5 through 12 (regular camp), 13 through 15 (teen camp – Schoeffner site only) and 5 through 21 (campers with developmental disabilities – Schoeffner site only). Potential attendees should register early, as there is limited enrollment at each site. Regular registration runs through May 20 at a cost of $350. Late registration will begin on May 21 at a cost of $400. Campsites include Ethel Schoeffner Elementary in Destrehan, Lakewood Elementary in Luling, Albert Cammon Middle School in St. Rose and Luling Elementary in Luling. For more information or assistance with registering, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (985) 783-5090. Those in need of financial assistance for summer camp may apply for a limited number of need-based scholarships through the United Way of St. Charles. Visit www.uwaysc.org for the application or call (985) 331-9063 for more information on how to apply.
A Saturday information and registration day will be held from 9 a.m. until noon April 23 at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. T-shirts will also be available for purchase on that date.Read More...
May 20 at 11:52 am

Parish online auction

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Office of Procurement is hosing an online auction at www.publicsurplus.com from April 22 to May 6.Read More...
May 06 at 12:32 pm

Chamber holds Chamberita After Hours networking session

LaPlace – The River Region Chamber will hold “Chamberita After Hours,” a networking session, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the Louisiana FCU Training Center, 406 E. Airline Highway in LaPlace. RSVP is required and available at (985) 653-1752 or business@louisianaFCU.org.Read More...
May 04 at 12:34 pm

Miss Little Red Church pageant being held, contestants sought

Destrehan – Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Miss Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival pageant to be held on May 1. Contestants age 6 months to 23 are invited to enter. The pageant is held along with the Little Red Church Food & Fun Fest held the same weekend. Winners chosen Teen Miss Little Red Church and Miss Little Red Church will be contracted to reign one year and attend various festivals, church and school events. The pageant will be held at the St. Charles Borromeo School gym, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Mindy Wilson or Candice Schmidt at misslittleredchurch@gmail.com.
May 01 at 12:37 pm

Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival

DESTREHAN – St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church will hold its annual Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival on April 29-May 1 on the church grounds, 13396 River Road, Destrehan. For more information, contact Ronald C. Rodrigue at 985-764-6383 or email him at rrodrigue@scbhumilitas.org. Read More...
May 01 at 11:28 am

Annual Preachers Musical

Killona – The Eighth Annual Preachers Musical held in honor of the late Ophelia P. Young will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Canaan Baptist Church in Killona. The Rev. Henry Wolfe is pastor. For more information, call Barbara Powell at (985) 308-1428.Read More...
April 23 at 12:33 pm

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DESTREHAN – Assistance for Single Parents is holding the Reboot Your Power Seminar – Power Up for Successful Employment seminar 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 23 at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. Registration is required. Visit www.Assistanceforsingleparents.org to register, please click on the ASSISTANCE tab.Read More...
April 23 at 12:33 pm

Destrehan Plantation’s annual Spring Heritage Day

DESTREHAN – Destrehan Plantation’s annual Spring Heritage Day is Friday, April 22, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the plantation grounds at 13034 River Road in Destrehan, Louisiana. Students of all ages can learn about the self-sufficient lives of the free and enslaved who lived and worked on the plantation in the 18th and 19th centuries. Admission is $7 per student, teacher and chaperones. School groups are allowed one complementary teacher admission per 25 students. A tour of Destrehan plantation is an additional $5. To register call Angie Matherne, Heritage Education Coordinator at Destrehan Plantation, (985) 764-9315 or email destreheritage@destrehanplantation.org.Read More...
April 22 at 3:22 pm

St. Charles Art Guild to host adult art fair

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Art Guild will hold their One Day Art Fair on April 21 in the Fellowship Hall of the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Based on public requests, the workshop has been created to introduce visual art media techniques as a means of self-expression, and to provide a jump start to adults who may have strayed from a past artistic beginning. Participants will work with watercolors, pastels, collage material and gesture drawings. The cost is $10. Bring a bag lunch. All needed materials will be supplied. Attendance is limited. To register, call Laurie Abadie at (504) 913-4738. Read More...
April 21 at 2:56 pm

Mimosa Community Input Meeting

Hahnville – The St. Charles Parish Mimosa Community Input Meeting on the parish’s Department of Parks and Recreation will be held at 6 p.m. April 20 at Hahnville High School, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte. For more information, visit stcharlesparish-la.gov/recreation.Read More...
April 20 at 1:23 pm

Household Hazardous Material Collection Day

Luling –The St. Charles Parish Household Hazardous Material Collection Day will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the School Board Office, 13855 River Road, Luling.Read More...
April 16 at 1:23 pm

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