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Women's Club Scholarship deadline

LULING – The St. Charles Women’s Club is offering scholarships to residents graduating high school. The scholarships will be awarded to students continuing their education in either a four-year program, two-year program, technical or vocational schools. Scholarship applications are available at Destrehan, Hahnville and St. Charles Catholic High Schools. Other High School seniors may obtain an application by emailing SCWC Scholarship Chairperson; Pam Shepard at shepardhp2@cox.net. The deadline to apply is Feb. 16.Read More...
February 16 at 3:38 pm
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St. Charles Parish Library Celebrates Harry Potter Book Night

LULING – Harry Potter fans of all ages are invited to an unforgettable Night of Spells at the Second Annual Harry Potter Book Night on Feb. 4 at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. The event will be held 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. . For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or lauren.pitz@myscpl.org. Read More...
February 04 at 9:59 am
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Judge Penny visits St. Charles Parish Library for Black History Month

LULING – Best-selling author and former LaPlace resident Judge Penny Brown Reynolds will discuss the celebration of Black History Month on Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. at the East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Dr. in Destrehan. All St. Charles Parish Library events are open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact Lauren Pitz at (985) 764-2366 or lauren.pitz@myscpl.org. Read More...
February 03 at 9:59 am
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St. John Theatre holding auditions

Reserve – St. John Theatre will present “Broadway on da Bayou,” a Broadway style variety show.  Auditions will take place between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the theater in Reserve.  Callbacks will be held on 6:30 p.m. Jan 31. Directors Alina Casero and Kate Kuen will hear all auditioners who appear. Auditioners should prepare a song, scene, skit, monologue, dance, rap, or reading with a Broadway theme although all acts will be considered.  Selections should be no longer than four minutes. Show dates are March 3, 4 and 5. For more information,see the SJT Facebook page or call Managing Director Crystal Faucheux at (504) 676-4700.Read More...
January 31 at 2:05 pm
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Car Seat Safety Event

HAHNVILLE – The Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department, 14890 River Road, Hahnville will hold a Car Seat Safety event at 5 – 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the fire department, 14890 River Road, Hahnville. For more information call (504) 559-8737.Read More...
January 28 at 3:37 pm
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Krewe of Lul to roll on Feb. 6

LULING – The Krewe of Lul is scheduled to roll at noon Feb. 6. Meeting dates and entry fees have also been announced. Meeting dates are: Jan. 6 , 13, Jan. 20 (final date for registration and payment), Feb. 3 (mandatory attendance, line-up will be distributed), and Feb. 6 (Parade line-up at 9 a.m.). All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Limited, 13889 River Road in Luling. Entry Fees are: small float $200; large float $300; fire/rescue units $50; show car/truck $50; dance teams and festival royalty/queens - no fee. No entries will be accepted after Jan. 20. For more information or for an entry form, contact Debbie@514Enterprises.com.Read More...
January 20 at 4:14 pm
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MLK Pilgrimage

LULING – The pilgrimage will begin at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling at 9:30 a.m. and end at Eual J. Landry Sr. Alternative Programs Center, 108 Tiger Circle, Hahnville. The rally will begin at noon. The guest speaker will be Curtis Johnson Jr.  The event is sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Organization of St. Charles Parish.  For more information, call (985) 783-2483.
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January 18 at 3:36 pm
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Officer installation

LAPLACE – The River Region Chamber of Commerce will install its 2016 officers at its new officers at its 2016 Annual Banquet and Installation of Officers at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13 at St. John Community Center, 2900 New Hwy. 51, LaPlace. Guest speaker will be Loren Scott.Read More...
January 13 at 4:16 pm
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Cooking Matters workshop

DESTREHAN - Karen Gardner, Community Nutrition Specialist with Second Harvest, will host “Cooking Matters at the Store” at 10 a.m. June 25 at Winn Dixie, 12519 Airline Hwy. in Destrehan. This free guided grocery store tour will cover finding healthy deals, reading nutrition labels, selecting fruits and vegetables in different forms, and identifying whole grains. For more information or to register, call Karen Gardner at (504) 729-6339.Read More...
June 25, 2015 at 10:36 am
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Interactive nutrition workshop

DESTREHAN - The St. Charles Parish Library and Second Harvest Food Bank will hold a “Harvesting Health” interactive nutrition workshop at 10 a.m. June 23 at East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Drive, Destrehan. A second session will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Paradis Branch, 307 Audubon St. The workshop will focus on reading nutrition labels and MyPlate, which provides information about the building blocks for a healthy diet. Karen Gardner, Community Nutrition Specialists with Second Harvest, will conduct the workshops. For information, about Harvesting Health, contact Lauren Pitz at lauren.pitz@myscpl.org or (985) 764-2366.Read More...
June 23, 2015 at 10:36 am
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German Coast Farmers’ Market anniversary celebration

DESTREHAN – The German Farmers’ Market will hold its anniversary celebration 8 a.m. to noon June 20 at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. Events will include a vegetable garden contest, music, bee and wood carving demonstrations, bunny petting zoo, St. Charles Parish Library display, door prizes and craft vendors. Sign up for the vegetable contest ends June 13. Entries are due by 9 a.m.Read More...
June 20, 2015 at 10:35 am
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United Way book swap

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is hosting a children’s book swap on June 20 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the United Way office in Luling. UW is asking for donations of new or gently used children’s books appropriate for early childhood through fifth grade reading levels prior to the event. Book donations can be dropped off at the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon, leading up to the event. Volunteers of all ages are needed to assist with the book swap. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Volunteer Coordinator Kelsey Matthews at (985) 331-9063 or kelseym@uwaysc.org.Read More...
June 20, 2015 at 10:35 am
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UW book swap

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is hosting a children’s book swap on June 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the United Way office in Luling. UW is asking for donations of new or gently used children’s books appropriate for early childhood through fifth grade reading levels prior to the event. Book donations can be dropped off at the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon, leading up to the event. Volunteers of all ages are needed to assist with the book swap. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Volunteer Coordinator Kelsey Matthews at (985) 331-9063 or kelseym@uwaysc.org.Read More...
June 20, 2015 at 9:20 am
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Money to expand workforce

LAPLACE – The The River Region Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Learn Monday to Expand your Workforce session 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19 at Chamber Resource Center, 394 Belle Terre Blvd., Laplace. The Louisiana Workforce Commission can provide wage reimbursement for on-the-job training to assist employers who want to hire additional workers. Potential financial assistance can range from $3,000 to $5,000 per new hire trainee. Admission is free to chamber members. For more information, call (985) 359-9777.Read More...
June 19, 2015 at 9:20 am
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MADD impact panel

HAHNVILLE – A Mothers Against Drunk Driving impact panel will be held at 6 p.m. June 15 at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse courtroom No. 2, 15045 River Road, Hahnville. Attendees should arrive early because no one will be admitted once the panel begins. For more information, call (985) 783-2923.Read More...
June 15, 2015 at 9:20 am
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Single parenting class

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles United Methodist Church will hold single parenting classes 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the church, 1905 Ormond Blvd. Child care is available for $1 per child per class. For more information, visit www.assistanceforsingleparents.org.Read More...
June 12, 2015 at 9:19 am
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Otto Candies clinches trip to Legion state tournament
Otto Candies clinches trip to Legion state tournament
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Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies is headed to the American Legion state baseball tournament for the fourth time in five years after clinching the Southeast Regional championship with a 5-3 victory over Holy Cross-based Ponstein's Wednesday night.