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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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 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, 2016 at 4:14 pm
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Harry Hurst Middle mentoring program

DESTREHAN – Harry Hurst Middle School will hold a mentor training sessions 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the school, 170 Roadrunner Lane, Destrehan. Snacks and refreshments will be served. For more information or to volunteer, call Meghan Duplessis, Tina Chaisson or Karen Naquin at (985) 764-6367 or email mduplessis@stcharles.k12.la.us, tchaisson1@stchalres.k12.la.us or knaquin3@st.charles.k12.la.us.Read More...
January 20, 2016 at 12:34 pm
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Harry Hurst mentoring program

DESTREHAN – Harry Hurst Middle School will hold a mentor training sessions 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the school, 170 Roadrunner Lane, Destrehan. Snacks and refreshments will be served. For more information or to volunteer, call Meghan Duplessis, Tina Chaisson or Karen Naquin at (985) 764-6367 or email mduplessis@stcharles.k12.la.us, tchaisson1@stchalres.k12.la.us or knaquin3@st.charles.k12.la.us.Read More...
January 20, 2016 at 9:43 am
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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, 2016 at 3:36 pm
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River Region Drama Guild auditions

NORCO – The River Region Drama Guild is holding auditions for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific with Lauren E. Michon as director, Karl Harrod as musical director and Heidi Adams as choreographer.  Actors must be at least 15 years old for auditions, which will be held at the River Region Performing Arts and Cultural Center (RRPACC), 15146 River Road, Norco on Jan. 15. Audition time slots available via southpacific2017@gmail.com.  Sign-in will begin at 9 a.m. with auditions beginning at 10 a.m. Auditionees should prepare at least 32 bars of a song from the show. The cast will be announced by Jan. 19 with the first full cast meeting that day from 6 – 8 p.m. at RRPACC. Show performances are scheduled for June 8-11.Read More...
January 15, 2016 at 9:42 am
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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.Read More...
January 14, 2016 at 12:34 pm
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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.Read More...
January 14, 2016 at 11:25 am
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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, 2016 at 4:16 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, 2016 at 12:33 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, 2016 at 11:25 am
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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 01, 2016 at 9:41 am
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Oldies But Goodies New Year’s dance

NORCO – The Oldies But Goodies New Year’s Dance will be held 8 p.m. Dec. 31 - 1 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Norco KC Home, 375 Spruce St., Norco. Tickets are $40 per couple. Setups furnished. BYOL. Music by the Oldies But Goodies DJs. For more information, visit theoldiesbutgoodiessite.com or call (985) 764-9402. Read More...
January 01, 2016 at 9:41 am
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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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With a fast flick of his hand, Whitney Curole sent a large blue crab sailing into a white plastic basket as he sorted the last of the prized crustaceans at his Des Allemands dock operation.