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St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office civilian range day - rifles only
September 06 at 8:00 am
KILLONA – The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office will be holding a civilian range day for rifles only on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. at Hwy. 3127 in Killona.

Alzheimer’s fundraiser
October 13, 2013 at 9:23 am
BOUTTE - A fundraiser to benefit local Alzheimer’s research will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13 at Lil Leslie’s in Boutte.

Donations of $10 for a ticket will include a fried catfish and white beans plate lunch. A parade of prizes will given out in a drawing following the New Orleans Saints vs. New England Patriots football game.

Lil Leslie’s is located at 13552 Highway 90 in Boutte.

Public Square Holy Rosary Crusade
October 12, 2013 at 9:22 am
LULING - The 2013 Public Square Holy Rosary Crusade will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12 at noon at Monsanto Park on Sugarhouse Road in Luling.

The event is a call to public prayer.

For more information, contact Shirley Dufrene at (985)785-2876 or Heather Faucheux at (985)785-0085.

Riverlands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 20th anniversary
October 12, 2013 at 9:21 am
LAPLACE - The Riverlands Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will celebrate its 20th anniversary at the annual Bark after Dark fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The cost is $50 per attendee.

Donations of auction items and door prizes are needed. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Volunteers are needed and monetary donations should be sent to RSPCA, Box 223, LaPlace, LA 70069.

The event will be held at Petra (formerly Bull’s Corner) located at 1036 W. Airline Highway in LaPlace.

For more information, call (985)652-SPCA or email

Hahnville High School craft show
October 12, 2013 at 9:20 am
HAHNVILLE - A crafts show will be held at Hahnville High School

on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event is being held to help raise money for the HHS competition cheerleading team so that they can go to nationals.

Items including handbags, magnets, holiday decorations, plants, children’s apparel, jewelry, Scentsy products, pottery, floral designs, bow and hair accessories, clothes and hats, stoneware, embroidered items and more will be available for purchase.

Hahnville High School is located at 200 Tiger Drive in Boutte.

ACT prep at Destrehan High School
October 12, 2013 at 9:20 am
DESTREHAN - ACT Prep sessions to help prepare students for taking the ACT will be available to those who are residents of St. Charles Parish on Saturday, Oct. 12.

English, math and reading sessions will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon and repeated from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration is $10 for one session or for both a morning and an afternoon session.

Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. for the morning session and 12:15 p.m. for the afternoon session. Seating is limited. On-site registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

The session will take place at Destrehan High School, located at 1 Wildcat Lane in Destrehan.

For more information, contact Toni Nottingham at (985)785-7265 or email at

Houma’s Second Annual Courthouse Chili Cook-Off
October 05, 2013 at 9:19 am
HOUMA - Held in the downtown Courthouse Square, located at 7856 Main Street, the cooking will begin at 7 a.m. in Houma’s chili cook-off. There will be two categories-traditional and nontraditional chili. Cost per team to enter the cook-off is $125.

Admission to the cook-off will be $5 per person and will allow visitors inside at noon to taste the special recipes for themselves. Visitors will be allowed to eat an unlimited amount of chili. For more information, contact Anne Picou (985) 873-6408.

MasterChef casting for season 5
October 05, 2013 at 9:18 am
NEW ORLEANS - Casting for season 5 of the Fox TV show MasterChef will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The MasterChef judges are giving local cooks the opportunity to show the country their culinary skills.
The casting call will be at the Hyatt French Quarter located at 800 Iberville St. in New Orleans.

For applications, audition guidelines, eligibility requirements and more details visit

Fire prevention open house
October 05, 2013 at 9:18 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Des Allemands Volunteer Fire Department will host a Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The event will feature food, soft drinks, activities and music by DJ Magic.

For more information, contact Fire Prevention Officer Katelin Schmill at (985) 758-7766 ext. 108 or (985)703-2656.

Listen to best marching bands in state at Destrehan
October 05, 2013 at 9:18 am
DESTREHAN - Destrehan High School, home of “The Pride of Destrehan” marching band, will be hosting the 3rd Annual Louisiana Marching Band Circuit (LM8C) New Orleans Regional Competition on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

The event will feature high school bands from Lake Arthur, Archbishop Rummel, Jesuit, Mandeville, E.D. White Catholic, South Terrebonne, Terrebonne, Vandebilt Catholic, Thibodaux, Acadiana, Denham Springs, Central Lafourche and Destrehan.

The LMBC New Orleans Regional Competition offers participating bands a chance to present their shows to a live audience and to be rated by a panel of judges from across the United States. The judges offer suggestions on how each band can improve their field shows in preparation for the LMBC Championship and the Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands in November. The event is open to the public.

For more information, contact Stacy Toal, music director at Destrehan High School, at (985)764-9946.

The event will be held at Wildcat Stadium located at #1 Wildcat Lane in Destrehan.

Louisiana Catfish Festival
June 21, 2013 at 9:48 am
DES ALLEMANDS - The Louisiana Catfish Festival will take place this year from June 21-23 at St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church.

Festival hours will be 5 p.m.-11 p.m. on Friday, June 21; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 and 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.

The festival will feature pay-one-price rides, live bands, balloon animals, children’s games, food, a country store, a plant booth and Craft Booths will be open throughout the weekend.

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
June 13, 2013 at 9:47 am
DESTREHAN - The River Region Drama Guild will hold a series of performances of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” beginning with friends and family opening night on Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m.

A special large group performace will be held Friday, June 14 a 9 a.m.

Regular showings will be held on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee will be held Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m.

All performances will be held at the Destrehan High School Auditorium at #1 Wildcat Lane in Destrehan.

For ticket purchses go to or call (504)331-0990.

Montegut Speckled Trout Rodeo
June 07, 2013 at 9:47 am
MONTEGUT - The Montegut Speckled Trout Rodeo will be held on June 7-9 at the Montegut Lions Home.
Scales are scheduled to open from 3-6 p.m. June 8 and from 1-4 p.m. June 9.

Montegut Lions Home is located at 164 South Legion Drive in Montegut. For tickets and more information, contact Leland Fabre at (985)790-5160.

First Baptist Church of St Rose sports camp
June 03, 2013 at 9:46 am
ST. ROSE - First Baptist Church of St Rose is hosting a “Sports Camp” June 3-8 each afternoon at 4 p.m.
First Baptist Church of St Rose is lcoated at 627 St Rose Ave. in St Rose. Call (504) 469-2678 for more info.

St. John Children’s Theatre workshops
June 03, 2013 at 9:46 am
RESERVE - The St. John Children’s Theatre is holding a workshop for students who have completed 1st through 5th grades.

The workshops will be held weekdays June 3-14 from 9 a.m.-noon with a performance at on June 14.
Cost for the workshops is $75 per child.

The St. John Children’s Theatre is located at 115 West 4th Street in Reserve.

A downloadable registration form is available at more information call (504)676-4700 or email

Horse show
June 02, 2013 at 9:45 am
HOUMA - A horse show sponsored by the Terrebonne Livestock Association will be held at the Houma Air Base Arena at 121 Moffet Road in Houma from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.
There is no charge for admission, however, no food or drinks allowed and concessions will be sold. For more information, call Adrian Dufrene at (985) 232-5141.

Turner Syndrome awareness fair
June 02, 2013 at 9:45 am
NEW ORLEANS - Children’s Hospital in New Orleans will host an education and awareness fair about Turner Syndrome. The event begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 2 and will end at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Mini makeovers, face painting and crafts will all be offered. Children will also get to meet women with Turner Syndrome and hear their stories.

Dr. Ricardo Gomez will serve as the key note speaker. For more information, contact Heather Foret at (651)304-7803 or Delaine Reid (985) 255-6259.

Adoption saturday
June 01, 2013 at 9:44 am
LULING - The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter is open on Saturday, June 1 for an “adoption Saturday.” The shelter is open the first and third Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter is located at 931 Rue LaCannes in Luling.
For more information, call (985) 783-5010.

DHS Class of 1983 class reunion
June 01, 2013 at 9:44 am
DESTREHAN - Destrehan High School class of 1983 will be having a class reunion on Saturday, June 1 from
8-11 p.m.

The cost for attendees is $50. Payments can be mailed to 118 Ormond Meadows, Destrehan, LA 70047.
Food, drinks and DJ will be included. For more information contact Connie Love at (985) 725-9356.

Rabies vaccine day
May 19, 2013 at 2:57 pm
LULING/DESTREHAN - Rabies Vaccine Day will be held May 19 at both the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling and the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan. Vaccines will be offered from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at a cost of $10. Micro chipping will also be offered for $20.

The St. Charles Humane Society requests that all pets be brought in a carrier and/or on a leash.


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