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St. Rose Primary reunion

ST. ROSE – St. Rose Elementary School is asking any student, teacher, administrator or staff member of the former St. Rose Primary School to provide information for the “Once a Dragon, Always a Dragon” St. Rose Primary Reunion by Jan. 14. The reunion is tentatively set for March 23. For more information or get a form to submit information, contact Sherry Edwards at sedwards@stcharles.k12.la.us.
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January 14 at 4:17 pm
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Free Children’s Theatre Workshop

NORCO – The River Region Drama Guild is offering students 8 to 15 years old the opportunity to learn acting skills and the chance to participate in a play. The four Theatre Workshops will be held Jan. 7 - 28 at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center (RRPACC), 15146 River Road, Norco. The workshop will meet for three hours each Saturday morning, 9 a.m. to noon, and culminates with a one-time-only performance on Jan. 28. The performance will be presented at RRPACC at 2 p.m. on Jan. 28 and all are invited to attend. For more information, call Henry Sorbet at (504) 331-0990. Read More...
January 07 at 4:17 pm
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Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children

DESTREHAN – Darkness to Light Stewards of Children, a sexual abuse prevention training program, will be held 5 - 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the East Regional Library, 160 West Campus Drive, Destrehan. There is a $10 charge for materials. Deadline to register is Dec. 9. For more information, contact Angela Golden, (985) 785-5226 or agolden@childadv.net.Read More...
December 12, 2016 at 12:35 pm
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Holiday Storytime with Barbara

St. Rose – The St. Rose Community Center will hold Holiday Storytime with Barbara - Gingerbread theme 4:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 12 at the community center, 608 Mockinbird Lane, St. Rose. For more information, call (504) 305-5138.Read More...
December 12, 2016 at 12:32 pm
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La. Ovation Vocal Ensemble concerts, Messiah performance

Destrehan-Luling – Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble’s Holiday concerts will begin Dec. 9 at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan; Dec. 10 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 234 Angus Drive, Luling. Both concerts are free to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. The group also will present a Messiah Invitational performance on Dec. 17 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Luling. The performance will include members of Louisiana Ovation Vocal Ensemble, as well as singers from the New Orleans area and accompaniment by a baroque chamber orchestra. Admission is free and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.Read More...
December 09, 2016 at 1:33 pm
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Destrehan Plantation’s Holiday Gala

A holiday gala will be held at Destrehan Plantation 6 - 9 p.m. Dec. 3 at Destrehan Plantation, 13034 River Road, Destrehan. Event tickets are $50 per person and will include food by local restaurants and businesses, candlelight tours of the plantation house, silent auction, door prizes and a raffle for a two-night stay at the Creole Cottage for up to six people. For more information follow Destrehan Plantation on Facebook, call (985) 764-9315 or visit the plantation store.Read More...
December 06, 2016 at 2:48 pm
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St. Charles Parish Hospital Auxiliary jewelry and accessories sale fundraiser

LULING - The STCH Volunteer Services Department and STCH Auxiliary is holding a $5 Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale Dec. 5 - 6. There will also be scarfs, tote bags, leggings, men’s gifts and other gift ideas for Christmas shopping. This event is scheduled Monday, Dec. 5 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 6 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. outside The Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria and The Lagniappe Gifts & Goodies Gift Shop located in the hospital. Proceeds benefit the STCH Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258.Read More...
December 06, 2016 at 2:09 pm
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Howliday Celebration

The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter will hold the Howliday Celebration, 921 Rue La Cannes, Luling. Raffles, games, crafts and Santa photos with pets will be available. Animals will also be available for adoption. For more information, call (985) 783-5010. Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 2:47 pm
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Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade

The Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 on Bayou Gauche Island.Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 2:47 pm
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Destrehan Plantation Holiday Gala

Destrehan – Destrehan Plantation’s Holiday Gala will be held Dec. 3 at the plantation, 13034 River Road. Tickets are $50 per person and will include food by local restaurants and businesses, candlelight tours of the plantation house, silent auction, door prizes and a raffle for a two-night stay at the Creole Cottage for up to six people. For more information, follow Destrehan Plantation on Facebook, call (985) 764-9315 or visit the plantation store.   Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 2:09 pm
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Early voting

ST. CHARLES PARISH – Early voting for the Dec. 10 election will continue through Dec. 3 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voter locations include: West bank: St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville, and East bank: Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road, New Sarpy.Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 2:08 pm
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American Legion blood drive

LULING - The Luling American Legion Legion Post 131 will host a “Mr. Charlie Oubre Memorial” blood drive with Ochsner Blood Bank 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion Hall, 103 Milling Ave., Luling. All donors will receive a 50th anniversary Saints Blood Bank T-shirt. All donors are encouraged to eat a “healthy” meal before donating and should bring a photo ID. Individuals taking medication for high blood pressure or cholesterol can donate. The American Legion is also collecting items for the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home. New items needed include T-shirts that are large, X-large, 2X-large, puzzles (1,000 piece), drawstring pants (medium and large), Hershey bars, hot Styrofoam cups, Kleenex, men’s slippers (various sizes), toothbrushes (soft), toothpaste, Efferdent denture cleaner, denture adhesive, cough drops, shampoo (regular size), and white crew socks.Read More...
December 03, 2016 at 2:08 pm
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St. Charles Parish Hospital Gift Shop Sale

LULING – The Lagniappe Gifts & Goodies Gift Shop, located inside St. Charles Parish Hospital to the left of The Oyster’s Pearl Cafeteria, will have its annual Christmas Sale on Thursday, Dec 1, and Friday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All items in the gift shop are 20 percent off. Free gift with $20 purchase. Further markdowns on selected merchandise. Gift wrapping is available. For more information, contact Donna Palahang at (985) 785-4258.Read More...
December 02, 2016 at 2:08 pm
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Beyond the History Book

The St. Charles Parish Library will hold the Beyond the History Book series at 8 p.m. Nov. 23 - 30 at the East Regional Library, 160 Campus Drive, Destrehan. Read More...
November 30, 2016 at 2:45 pm
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Budget Friendly Cooking

Budget Friendly Cooking 1 will be held 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 29 at the St. Rose Community Center, 608 Mockingbird Lane, St. Rose. For more information, call (504) 305-5138.Read More...
November 29, 2016 at 2:46 pm
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Early voting

St. Charles Parish voters can begin early voting 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at: Westbank: Courthouse, 15045 River Rd. Hahnville, and Eastbank: Arterbury Building, 14564 River Road. New Sarpy.Read More...
November 26, 2016 at 2:45 pm
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Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths
Wonder kid sparks effort to remove invasive hyacinths
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When Grace Rawls learned hyacinths were not good for wetlands as a junior keeper at the Audubon Zoo, this 13-year-old wonder kid jumped to action.