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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. […]

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Interactive nutrition workshop

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Parish Library and Second Harvest Food Bank will hold a “Harvesting Health” interactive nutrition workshop at 10 a.m. June 23 at East Regional Library, 160 W. Campus Drive, Destrehan. A second session will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Paradis Branch, 307 Audubon St. The workshop will focus on reading nutrition labels and MyPlate, which provides information about the building blocks for a healthy diet. Karen Gardner, Community Nutrition Specialists with Second Harvest, will conduct the workshops. For information, about Harvesting Health, contact Lauren Pitz at lauren.pitz@myscpl.org or (985) 764-2366. […]

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German Coast Farmers’ Market anniversary celebration

DESTREHAN – The German Farmers’ Market will hold its anniversary celebration 8 a.m. to noon June 20 at Ormond Plantation in Destrehan. Events will include a vegetable garden contest, music, bee and wood carving demonstrations, bunny petting zoo, St. Charles Parish Library display, door prizes and craft vendors. Sign up for the vegetable contest ends June 13. Entries are due by 9 a.m. […]

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United Way book swap

LULING – United Way of St. Charles is hosting a children’s book swap on June 20 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the United Way office in Luling. UW is asking for donations of new or gently used children’s books appropriate for early childhood through fifth grade reading levels prior to the event. Book donations can be dropped off at the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon, leading up to the event. Volunteers of all ages are needed to assist with the book swap. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Volunteer Coordinator Kelsey Matthews at (985) 331-9063 or kelseym@uwaysc.org. […]

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UW book swap

LULING – United Way of St. Charles is hosting a children’s book swap on June 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the United Way office in Luling. UW is asking for donations of new or gently used children’s books appropriate for early childhood through fifth grade reading levels prior to the event. Book donations can be dropped off at the United Way of St. Charles office at 13207 River Road Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon, leading up to the event. Volunteers of all ages are needed to assist with the book swap. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Volunteer Coordinator Kelsey Matthews at (985) 331-9063 or kelseym@uwaysc.org. […]