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Clay shoot will benefit cancer patient

THIBODAUX - A Premier Clay Shoot will be held on June 12 at the Southern Shooting Center in Thibodaux to benefit cancer patient Kerry Bueche. Prizes will be awarded to teams and individuals. Golf carts, mules and gators are allowed, but no four-wheelers. Food and refreshments will be available, but no alcohol is allowed at the event.

All participants are responsible for providing their own shells, ear and eye protections. The event will take place rain or shine. To register, call Glenn Allemand at (985)791-4927. To donate to the cause, contact Tony Robichaux at (985)688-8484.
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June 12, 2010 at 9:09 am
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United Way holds first ‘Success By 6’ kick-off

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Join the St. Charles Community Health Center and the United Way of St. Charles at the summer kick-off event for “Success By 6.” The event will be held on June 12 at the St. Charles Community Health Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the first year this event has been held and it is targeted to provide information and resources to parents for children age birth to 5 years old, but all children and families are invited to attend.

The event will also feature prenatal services, health and vision screenings, immunizations, cooking demos, parent workshops, face painting and door prizes.
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June 12, 2010 at 9:09 am
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Willowdale offering beginner swim lessons

The Willowdale Country Club Pool is offering beginner swimming lessons. Please go to the pool website at wccgators.com for more information or stop by the pool during regular working hours to sign up. The first session is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, June 8th. Spaces are limited. Read More...
June 08, 2010 at 9:32 am
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Art Guild hosting watercolor workshop

LULING - Mae Niolet will be teaching a comprehensive watercolor workshop with particular emphasis on composition called “Putting It All Together.” It will be held on June 7, 8 and 9 at First Union Presbyterian Church, Lakewood Dr. in Luling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $60 for St. Charles Art Guild members and $70 for non-members. For supply list and additional information call Mary Sue Carter at (985)651-9153.
This workshop is supported by the generous funding from the River Region Arts and Humanities Council/United Way of St. Charles Parish.
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June 07, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Join New Life center for gospel brunch

BOUTTE - The New Life Family Worship Center in Boutte will hold a gospel brunch on June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. The brunch will include all-you-can-eat southern style food and music. Admission is $20 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Call (985)785-9465 for more information or for tickets.
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June 06, 2010 at 9:31 am
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Take a swing for a cure for cancer

ST. CHARLES PARISH - Take a swing for a cure at the 2nd Annual Monsanto Relay for Life Golf Tournament on Sunday, June 6 at TPC Louisiana.

Registration will be from 12:30-1:45 p.m. and tee time will be a shotgun start at 2 p.m.

The tournament will be a four-person scramble. Proper golf attire is required and no metal spikes are allowed.

Entry fees are $125 per player ($500 per team) and include lunch, beer, soda and a prize pack with a polo shirt.

Entries must be in no later than May 5. Mulligans available at the time of registration.

All proceeds will go to the Monsanto 2010 Relay for Life Campaign.

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June 06, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Free homebuyers seminar held in LaPlace

LAPLACE - Preferred Home Mortgage Inc. will sponsor a free home buyer seminar on Saturday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to noon. Loan officers will be on duty to prequalify potential homebuyers. They have 100 percent financing available in the River Parishes area. The seminar is being held at St. Timothy’s Church, 1409 Madewood Drive in LaPlace. Seating is limited so call (985)651-4200 to reserve your seat.
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June 05, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Pubic range days coming up soon

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office will allow the public to use the St. Charles Firing Range to shoot handguns only. Anyone wishing to use the range will be required to attend a 30-minute safety briefing, which will be held at the range from 8 a.m. to noon on:
June 5 and 19.

The public range hours on those days will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m.

All participants are required to bring proper ID and their own targets, safety glasses, hearing protection, baseball cap, staple gun and staples. All weapons must be transported to the range in a suitable device, such as a gun box or holster. No weapons can be brought to the range loaded and weapons must be left in the vehicle during the safety briefing and until all required paperwork is completed. No one under 18 years old will be allowed to fire weapons at the range.

For further information, contact Ted Adams at (504)201-5222.
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June 05, 2010 at 9:29 am
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Willowfest offers golf, full day of fun

LULING -The second annual Willowfest will take place at the Willowdale Country Club on Saturday, May 22 from noon to 6 p.m. Read More...
May 22, 2010 at 11:25 am
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Public Range days coming up soon

ST. CHARLES PARISH - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office will allow the public to use the St. Charles Firing Range to shoot handguns only. Anyone wishing to use the range will be required to attend a 30-minute safety briefing, which will be held at the range from 8 a.m. to noon on:
May 22 and June 5 and 19.

The public range hours on those days will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m.
All participants are required to bring proper ID and their own targets, safety glasses, hearing protection, baseball cap, staple gun and staples. All weapons must be transported to the range in a suitable device, such as a gun box or holster. No weapons can be brought to the range loaded and weapons must be left in the vehicle during the safety briefing and until all required paperwork is completed. No one under 18 years old will be allowed to fire weapons at the range.
For further information, contact Ted Adams at (504)201-5222.
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May 22, 2010 at 11:02 am
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Library offers free computer classes

ST. CHARLES PARISH - St. Charles Parish Library is offering free computer classes in May. The new East Regional Library is now open, including a computer lab.
Classes will be offered at three locations listed below:
St. Rose Library in St. Rose, the West Regional Library in Luling and the East Regional Library in Destrehan.
All classes are single two hour classes, not continuing courses. It is necessary to register for each class you wish to attend, but you may register for all available classes at the same time. Call any St. Charles Parish Library or visit their Web site www.stcharles.lib.la.us to register.
•Basic Computer Skills - A Step Beyond
Monday, May 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Rose Library.
Friday, May 21, 10 a.m.-noon at the West Regional Library.
•Internet Basics
Wednesday, May 19, 2-4 p.m. at the East Regional Library.
Monday, May 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the St. Rose Library.
Friday, May 28, 10 a.m.-noon at the West Regional Library.
•E-mail Basics
Wednesday, May 26, 2-4 p.m. at the East Regional Library.
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May 17, 2010 at 11:01 am
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Memorial tourney gives back to students

May 15, 2010 at 11:49 am
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Memorial tourney gives back to students

LULING -The 10th Annual Avra Johnson Ramsay Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Willowdale Country Club in Luling, LA.Read More...
May 15, 2010 at 11:24 am
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Open house for parents to keep kids learning this summer

LULING - Learn active and entertaining ideas to keep children engaged in learning during the summer with Caring Strategies on May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 13513 River Road, Luling. Visit www.caringstrategies.net or call (504)722-3636 for more information.
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May 15, 2010 at 11:01 am
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Farmers’ Market hosts Suzuki Forum

DESTREHAN - The May 15 German Coast Farmers’ Market will feature a live musical performance by the Greater New Orleans Suzuki Forum, a local group of families with children studying the bass, cello, flute, guitar, harp, piano, viola, and violin using the Suzuki teaching method.

The event will be at the market’s East Bank location at 13786 River Road in Destrehan, at Ormond Plantation, from 8 a.m. to noon. For more information on the Market or to sign up for e-newsletters, go to www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
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May 15, 2010 at 11:00 am
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Spring Heritage Day is back at Destrehan

DESTREHAN - On Friday and Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, Destrehan Plantation will hold its Spring Heritage Days and Civil War Encampment.Read More...
May 14, 2010 at 11:23 am
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Tonight’s (April 13) 8 p.m. Maundy Service at New Life Community Church, in many ways, was made possible by a willingness by its congregation to evolve.