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Community chorus ushers in Christmas on the East Bank

ST. ROSE – The Community Chorus of River Parishes will be performing their East Bank Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Albert Cammon Middle School at 234 Pirate Drive in St. Rose.

They will be joined by the Destrehan High School Choir.
The performance begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free, but donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served. […]

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Community Chorus ushers in Christmas on the West Bank

LULING – The Community Chorus of River Parishes will be performing their Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 7 at R. K. Smith Middle School at 281 Judge Edward Dufresne Pkwy. in Luling.

They will be joined by the Hahnville High School choir.
The performance begins at 7 p.m. and admission is free, but donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served. […]

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Deadline for United Way Christmas toy and food drive

LULING – United Way of St. Charles is hosting a toy and food drive to help families in need during this holiday season.

Last year the toy and food drive generated more than 2000 pounds of food and over 700 toys.

Support the United Way of St. Charles Toy and Food Drive by bringing your nonperishable food items or unopened toys to the United Way of St. Charles office at13207 River Rd in Luling, before Dec. 7.
For more information regarding the United Way of St. Charles and this event visit www.uwaysc.org or call (985) 331-9063.
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Norco Christmas Parade celebrates the Super Bowl

NORCO – The town of Norco will host its annual Christmas parade beginning at 2 p.m. Dec. 2.

This year’s theme is “Santa Hosts the Super Bowl.” Santa Claus will be arriving via helicopter at 1:40 p.m. to usher in the Christmas season to the River Parishes.
The parade route runs along Apple Street and Good Hope Street.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Hibernia Bank on Apple Street to take pictures with kids of all ages following the parade.

For more information or to download entry forms, visit www.norconoel.com.
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Christmas on the Bayou Boat Parade

LULING – This year’s annual Christmas boat parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The boats will line up at 6:30 p.m. at the pump station on Highway 306, Bayou Gauche Island in Des Allemands. The boats will go down the island past Fisherman’s Wharf.
Boaters will throw beads and candy to crowds on shore and there will be cash prizes for the top three decorated boats.
Anyone wishing to enter a boat into the parade can call event organizer Yvette Dunn at (504)495-8491 or just show up starting at 5:30 p.m. on parade day. There is no fee for participation. […]

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Library Board budget hearing and adoption

HAHNVILLE – The Library Board of Control meeting and budget hearing will be held on Friday, Nov. 30.

A copy of the budget will be available for inspection at all St. Charles Parish library locations prior to the hearing or on the library’s website at http://myscpl.org.
The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers in the Parish Courthouse at 15045 River Road in Hahnville at 6:30 p.m. […]

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3rd Annual Rock n’ Run 5k

LULING – Pacers Fitness of St. Charles will host the 3rd Annual Rock n Run 5k on Nov. 18 at Monsanto Park in Luling.

The 5k will take place on the levee path, running out and back along the river. Start time is 8 a.m. with the post race award presentation and post race party at Monsanto Park.

Race Day registration is available for $20.

Race organizers will be collecting non-perishable food items on race day. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services (food bank).

Local runners and walkers are encouraged to come out and participate.

For more information visit www.pacersfitness.org. […]

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‘Happy Thanksgiving’ banquet

HAHNVILLE – The First Baptist Church of St. Rose is holding a ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ banquet following worship services on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Attendees are asked to bring their favorite Thanksgiving dish.

The First Baptist Church is located at 627 St. Rose Ave in St. Rose. The church can be reached at (504) 469-2678.
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Humane Society adoption day

LULING – The St. Charles Humane Society will host an adoption day at the new St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter at 921 Rue La Cannes in Luling from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17.

The adoption fee is $80 for dogs and cats, which includes spaying and/or neutering.

The Humane Society also shows adoptable dogs at PetSmart, located at 6851 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie, on Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. (except first Saturdays of the month).

Adoptable cats are also available at that location daily during regular business hours.
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Paradis Volunteer Fire Department youth dance

PARADIS – A Paradis VFD dance will be held on Nov. 17 from 7-11 p.m. at 807 Barber Road in Paradis for youth ages 10-16.

The entry fee is $5 and concessions will be sold.
Chaperones include fire fighters, EMTs and first responders.
The dances are open to ages 10-16. All youths must be signed in by an adult. […]

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Girl Scouts garage sale benefit for St. John’s fallen deputies

DESTREHAN – The St. Charles Girl Scout Service Unit 216 will host a garage sale on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m at the St. Charles United Methodist Church located at 1905 Ormond Blvd. in Destrehan.

Proceeds from the garage sale will go to benefit the families of the St. John Sheriff’s officers killed in an August shooting.

Donations of items for sale are being accepted. The Girl Scouts ask that donations be clean and in good condition.
For more information on making a donation, contact one of the following committee members:

Christy Crotwell: christycrotwell@gmail.com or (504) 289-5720

Terry Jones: choccarm3@bellsouth.net

Melinda Ordoyne: (504) 722-0114.
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American Legion blood drive

HAHNVILLE – The American Legion will host a blood drive on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse located at 15045 River Road in Hahnville.
All donors will receive a Saints blood bank T-shirt.

Participants are encouraged to eat a healthy meal prior to donating. Charlie Oubre will serve a meal to all donors. Picture ID is required. Individuals taking medication for high blood pressure can donate. […]