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Nutcracker auditions

Destrehan – The River Region Ballet will hold auditions for the River Region Performing Arts & Cultural Center, 15146 River Road, Norco, on Aug. 27. Boys age 5 to 11 will audition from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; boys 12 and older, 10:30 to 11 a.m.; girls 5 to 8 years, 11 to noon; girls 9 to 12 years old, 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., dancers 13 years or older, 2 to 4 p.m., and men and women interested in theatrical roles, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dancers interested in auditioning on pointe should bring their pointe shoes to auditions. There is a $15 audition fee. Audition forms must be completed and signed by a responsible adult. All dancers must sign in a half hour prior to audition time. No late arrivals will be permitted to audition. For more information, visit www.rrpa.org or email rrbinc94@gmail.com or call (985) 227-6140.Read More...
August 27, 2016 at 4:15 pm
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Volunteers sought for Ormond Blvd. cleanup

Destrehan – Volunteers are being sought to beautify Ormond Boulevard on a quarterly basis by picking up trash, weeding and trimming bushes. A cleanup is planned Aug. 26 or 27. For more information or to join, contact Gerald Falterman at (504) 481-7923.Read More...
August 26, 2016 at 9:50 am
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Choir rehearsal

Luling – The Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble (formerly Community Chorus of River Parishes) will hold its first rehearsal for the start of Holiday Season 2016 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Lakewood Elementary School, 501 East Heather Dr., Luling. Anyone interested in joining the group can call (985) 652-0162 or email ccrp@gmail.com. Read More...
August 18, 2016 at 9:50 am
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Bake sale fundraiser

Luling – The St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary Bake Sale Fundraise will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, outside the Oyster Pearl Cafeteria and Lagniappe Gifts and Goodies Gift Shop and St. Charles Parish Hospital. Homemade treats also will be sold. Proceeds benefit the St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. For more information, call Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258 or email donna.palahang@oschsner.org.Read More...
August 15, 2016 at 9:49 am
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Oubre Memorial Blood Drive Aug. 6

Luling American Legion Post 131 will host a Charlie Oubre Memorial Blood Drive with Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. All donors will receive a Blood Bank T-shirt and a meal. Eat healthy prior to the donation and bring a photo ID. Individuals taking medication for high blood pressure or cholesterol can donate.Read More...
August 06, 2016 at 11:10 am
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HHS orientation

Boutte – Hahnville High School will be offering “Tiger Kick-Off 2016” as an opportunity to all incoming freshmen. It is a half-day orientation day for incoming ninth graders that is led by the Hahnville High School students and staff. Saturday, Orientation will be held Aug. 6 from 8:30 a.m. – noon at Hahnville High School, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte, (Enter: Student Entrance across from gym). Registration is 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Transportation should arrived at noon in the school parking lot. Dress is casual.Read More...
August 06, 2016 at 9:52 am
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Stem Gems Mentoring Project

St. Rose – A Stem Gems Mentoring Project will feature NASA MarsOne Ambassador Alyssa Carson 9 .m. to noon Aug. 6 at Crescent City Dentistry, 10964 River Road. Carson is a ninth-grade teacher at Baton Rouge International School who became the first person to complete the NASA Passport Program in 2013. Ticket price is $10 and can be purchased by visiting www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-gems-staturday-featuring-alyssa-carson-tickets-26353034636. Proceeds go to the Stem Gems project and the Alyssa Carson Foundation. RSVP required by July 23.Read More...
August 06, 2016 at 9:34 am
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NES kindergarten orientation

NORCO – Norco Elementary School will host a kindergarten orientation meeting 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the school. The meeting is for parents. For more information, call (985) 764-7079.
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August 04, 2016 at 9:51 am
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Youth rally

St. Charles Parish – The St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services will hold a youth rally 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edward A. Dufresne Community Center, 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway, Luling.Read More...
July 30, 2016 at 2:34 pm
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Vacation Bible School

Boutte – The West St. Charles Baptist Church will hold “Submerge Your Kids in God’s Word” Bible School 6 – 8:3- p.m. July 18 – 22 at the church, 13099 Highway 90 Boutte. For more information, contact the church at (985) 785-0584 or email wscbcoffice@bellsouth.net.
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July 22, 2016 at 4:24 pm
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South Central Louisiana Technical College registration

Luling – The Paul Maillard Community Development Corp. is holding student registration 2 – 6 p.m. July 19 and 20 at the Paul Maillard Community Development Corp. in the South Central Louisiana Technical College. The organization is driving revitalization of the Paul Maillard Road corridor. Organization Chair Reanda Fields Pierre said they need at least 40 people to register to secure the location.
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July 20, 2016 at 4:23 pm
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Vacation Bible School

St. Rose – The St. Rose Community Church will hold Vacation Bible School 5:30 to 8: p.m. July 18 at the church, 627 St. Rose Ave., St. Rose.Read More...
July 18, 2016 at 2:34 pm
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Senior Bowling League

Kenner – The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the Senior Bowling League at 10 a.m. July 11 at AMF Allstar Lanes, 3640 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. For more information, call (985) 783-5090.Read More...
July 11, 2016 at 2:33 pm
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Serenity Hospice needs volunteers

ST. CHARLES PARISH – Serenity Hospice Services in Metairie is seeking volunteers to assist patients. Volunteers can choose hours and area of town to assist. For more information or to volunteer, call Susan Gros at (504) 366-3996.Read More...
July 03, 2016 at 2:21 pm
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St. Charles Parish Independence Day celebration

LULING – St. Charles Parish will hold its annual Independence Day celebration with a performance by the band, the Bucktown All-Stars, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 3 at the West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road, Luling. A fireworks show will follow the performance at 9 p.m. For more information on parish activities, visit www.stcharlesparish-la.gov, www.facebook.com/stcharlesgov or www.twitter.com/stcharlesgov.Read More...
July 03, 2016 at 2:20 pm
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DHS 40th year reunion deadline

DESTREHAN – The Destrehan High School Fighting Wildcat Class of 1976 will hold its 40th Year Reunion at the LeMaison Magnolia Reception Hall on 950 First St. in Norco 6 – 10 p.m. Saturday, July 23. The event is $45 per person and $90 per couple. The deadline for payment is June 30. For more information, email penniet@cox.net or call Pennie Songy Triche at (985)783-6722.
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June 30, 2016 at 2:19 pm
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After rolling past archrival Hahnville in its District 7-5A opener, Destrehan fell short of making it a 2-0 district start with a loss at home to Terrebonne Friday.