What's Happening

Alpha Celebrates 10 Years Alpha Celebrates 10 Years
September 03, 2014 at 6:30 pm
BOUTTE – The Fall Alpha Course at Life Church, beginning with a Friendship Dinner Wednesday, September 3 at 6:30 p.m., will celebrate an important milestone in the course’s history with the completion of its 10th year.

River Region Drama Guild theatre workshop
September 03, 2014 at 6:00 pm
NORCO – The River Region Drama Guild will hold a Theatre Workshop on Wednesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning on Sept. 3 and ending Sept. 24 at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center located at 15146 River Road in Norco.

St. Rose Tavern grand re-opening
August 30, 2014 at 11:00 am
The historic St. Rose Tavern is holding its grand reopening in New Sarpy on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will remain open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Family day at Luling Elementary
August 30, 2014 at 10:00 am
LULING – Luling Elementary will be holding “Family Fund Day” on Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Monsanto Park in Luling.

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office civilian range day - rifles only
August 29, 2014 at 5:05 pm
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will be holding a civilian range day for rifles only on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. at Hwy. 3127 in Killona.

Last day to register for community education classes
August 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm
PARISHWIDE – The last day to register for fall 2014 Community Education classes will be Friday, Aug. 29.

Sundresses and Shrimp Boots
August 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm
DESTREHAN – Child Advocacy Services and Court Appointed Special Advocates Program are holding a fundraiser for their non-profit child services program on Sunday, Aug. 24.

Planetarium hosts two films on deep space
August 24, 2014 at 10:00 am
LULING – The Planetarium at West Regional Library in Luling will be showing “Planets of the Solar System” at 10 a.m. and “Black Holes” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24.

Special pet adoptions offered throughout month of August
August 22, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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, 2014 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.


Humane Society Pet of the Week
Humane Society Pet of the Week
This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Jake the dog.
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Kids share their version of Thanksgiving recipes and blessings
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked...

Rotary of St. Charles’ surprise Thanksgiving baskets give hope
Rotary of St. Charles’ surprise Thanksgiving baskets give hope
When the basket of food arrived, Trinika King was stunned and grateful over the timing of the gift.