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Hungry?
November 16, 2006 at 2:27 pm
The Luling United Methodist Church has the right idea this Thanksgiving.

Here’s the scoop:

Holiday craft days for kids at library
November 16, 2006 at 2:19 pm
LULING - The West Bank Regional Library is sponsoring holiday craft days for ages 10 and up, and, yes, that means adults are invited, too.

Snowing nightly at Lakeside Center
November 16, 2006 at 2:10 pm
METAIRIE - Santa is bringing the first snowfall of the year with him to Lakeside Shopping Center. “Santa’s Nightly Snowfall” will run Nov. 17-Dec. 24 Mon.-Sat. at 7 p.m. and Sun. at 5 p.m., and features “Mrs. Claus and Friends” children’s program.

Romantic comedy takes the stage
November 16, 2006 at 2:09 pm
KENNER - The Rivertown Repertory Theatre presents Neil Simon’s play, "Barefoot in the Park,” through Nov. 19. Tickets for adults are $22. Students and seniors get in for just $20.

River Region Ballet in ‘The Nutcracker’
November 16, 2006 at 2:08 pm
DESTREHAN - The River Region Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at Destrehan High School, on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday Dec. 10.

Going once, twice - SOLD at club auction
November 16, 2006 at 2:07 pm
LULING - The St. Charles Women’s Club holds its fabulous fall auction on Nov. 16 at the First Union Prebyterian Churchin Luling.

Mardi Gras ball on tap - tickets on sale
November 16, 2006 at 2:05 pm
HAHNVILLE - The St. Charles Recreation & Parks Department will hold its 11th annual Mardi Gras ball at the Jerusalem Shrine Center, 1940 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan.

Iron man! Run, bike and swim in Bayou Barracuda triathlon
November 16, 2006 at 2:02 pm
HOUMA - The first ever Tri-Barracuda Mini Triathalon - a 2-mile run, a 10-mile bike & a 200-yard swim - begins Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Bayou Barracuda Swim Facility off of South Hollywood Road.

Money well spent: All the gumbo you can eat - for $5
November 08, 2006 at 3:12 pm
HAHNVILLE - Gumbo! That's what the Knights of Columbus Council 2409 is offering Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church Hall on River Road.

Party hearty, folks, for a wonderful cause
November 08, 2006 at 3:10 pm
RESERVE - A community wide stadium party will be held on Nov. 11 at the Joe Keller Memorial Stadium on Airline Drive featuring NFL players, trapeze artists, musicians and tons of food and games.

35th Fall Festival at Destrehan Plantation
November 08, 2006 at 3:08 pm
DESTREHAN - This year, 150 vendors will display and sell their wares at this award-winning festival.

Free-money for college students: how to apply
October 11, 2006 at 3:48 pm
College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

Chamber of Commerce raffle tickets go on sale
October 11, 2006 at 3:47 pm
Tickets for the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s Super Raffle & Silent Auction are available to purchase by calling 359-9777.

Painting workshop Oct. 23-27:
October 11, 2006 at 3:46 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild will feature contemporary painter Kitty Parakh in a workshop on creativity using color and shapes.

Ministry’s Women’s Conference Oct. 21
October 11, 2006 at 3:45 pm
Evangelist Shirley Sims and Virtuous Women of Victory Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church in Paradis presents the Women’s Conference 2006 on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Norco Family Day: fun & food for YOU
October 11, 2006 at 3:43 pm
The Norco Civics Association will be celebrating 10 years; and to commemorate this occasion the organization will be hosting a Norco Family Day on Saturday, October 14th, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Westside Recreational Park.

Book signing at farmer’s market
October 04, 2006 at 1:01 pm
Author A. K. Keller will be signing copies of her book “Belle Terre Acadie” at the German Coast Farmers Market on Wed., Oct. 18, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Wednesday west bank market is located behind Dougie V's Restaurant, Esperanza, River Road, Luling.

“The Rocky Horror Show” opens at RRT
October 04, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” opens Fri., Oct. 6 at 11 p.m. at the Rivertown Repertory Theatre located at 325 Minor St. in Kenner’s Rivertown district.

Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
Krewe of Zeus alters route, will resubmit permit to parade through Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus will resubmit an application to parade through Ormond Boulevard after making changes to the route, according to krewe's captain.