CALENDAR – Jan. 13 to Jan. 18

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 13, 2001


Krewe of Des Allemands bingo fund-raiser begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Father Mac Building at St. Gertrude Church in Des Allemands. For information call Brenda Folse at 758-2161 or Becky at 758-2780. Riverlands SPCA adoptions are taking place at PetsMart, 8660 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. JAN. 14
Mt. Nebo Baptist Churchs 41st anniversary services
are at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the church, located at 198 W. Second St. in LaPlace. The Rev. Sam Jones of True Light Baptist Church of Garyville will be the speaker of the 9:30 a.m service and the Rev. Freddie Allen of Second Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be the speaker of the 3 p.m. service.  The Beloved Community: A Work in Progress, a devotional program, is at 10:30 a.m. at Joans Preschool Building, 1712 Carrollwood Drive in LaPlace. No collection; free and open to the public. For information call 6526512. Riverlands SPCA adoptions are taking place at PetsMart, 8660 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. JAN. 15
A benefit dinner for St. Peter spring pageantry
is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Dinners are $5 each and will consist of baked chicken, dirty rice, green beans and dessert. Single business orders will be accepted and delivery will be available for more than five lunches. Call Angie Roussel at 536-6209 or Jolyn Johnson at 535-6896. Monday night bingo is at 7:30 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall, 205 W. Fifth St. in LaPlace. Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone who is struggling with co-dependency, alcohol and substance abuse, sexual addiction, eating disorders, gambling, etc., is from 7-9 p.m. at Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church, 4224 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. The group offers support, confidentiality and anonymity. For more information call the church at 467-3257 or 785-8384. JAN. 16
A parenting workshop, “Children in the Middle,”
for adults in separating families to focus on co-parenting, stress management and communication is from 5-7 p.m. at the St. John County Agents Office in Edgard. This is session one of two two-hour classes. Session two takes place Jan. 23 from 5-7 p.m. Pre-registration is required, call 497-3260. Community Support Night, for St. Rose Primary, Albert Cammon and Destrehan High schools, takes place at the Charlestown Club House. Topics will include safety, discipline, testing and attendance. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. Genealogical research takes place from 1:30-4 p.m. at the St. John the Baptist Parish Library in LaPlace. Volunteers will be on hand to assist researchers. Call 652-6266 for more information. VFW 3750 bingo begins at 7 p.m. at the V.F.W. Hall, 148 Angus Road in Luling. An exercise class is from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Norco Senior Citizen Activity Center, 149 Apple St., and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at The Fitness Center. For more information call 764-7025. A diabetes support group is at 7 p.m. in Classroom A of St. Charles Hospital, Paul Maillard Road in Luling. The American Business Womens Association LaFlambeau Chapter meets. For information call Janet Hymnel at 652-3065 daytime or 652 9984 evenings. JAN. 17
Low cost spay/neuter of cats and dogs
of qualifying St. Charles Parish residents takes place at the St. Charles Animal Shelter (across from Westbank Bridge Park). Qualifying pet owners should arrive by 8 a.m. with pets restrained on a leash or in a carrier. Pets should not have food or water after 10 p.m. the night before surgery. Pets will go home on the same day as surgery. Call the St. Charles Humane Society at 785-9136 for information on qualifications. Sponsored by Jean Sergent in memory of her husband Ralph Sergent who loved, respected and helped animals.  Auditions for St. John Theatre talent show begin at 6 p.m. at the theatre, located in Reserve. Entries will be accepted at the rehearsal. For information call 652-7177 between 5-7 p.m. on weekdays.  A parenting workshop on communication (part two of two) is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Kingsley House Family Resource Center, 429 W. Airline Highway, Ste. LL, LaPlace. Pre-register by calling 497-3260. Free art classes for St. Charles Parish senior citizens, age 60 and up, are from noon to 3 p.m. at the New Sarpy Senior Citizen Center. The class is taught by local artist and member of the Le Petit Art Guild Edie Corso. Supplies are furnished by St. Charles Parish Parks and Recreation Department. Call Lois Eugene at 764-2412 to join.  The LaPlace Duplicate Bridge Club holds a bridge game at 7 p.m. at the LaPlace Holiday Inn. The game is open to the public. A cancer support group for patients, friends and family who are dealing with cancer or have lost someone to cancer meets from 6-7 p.m. at River Parishes Hospital. Anyone interested in attending the group should call Stephanie Blayre at 651-1592. JAN. 18
A community meeting about cancer,
featuring prominent cancer researcher Dr. Jay Hunt, Ph.D., begins at 6:30 p.m. at Lutcher High School auditorium. Dr. Hunt will explain how every dollar donated to cancer research makes a difference and how his research may improve the quality of life. Seating is limited and registration in advance is required, call Denise St. Pierre at (225) 8769-5722 or Jennifer Taylor at (800) ACS 2345 by Jan. 16.
The St. Charles Historical Foundation general membership meeting
begins at 7 p.m. at the Friloux-Robinson American Legion Post 509, 10803 River Road in Ama. Guest speaker Pricilla Haydel will speak on the history of the Ama community. The meeting is open to the public. For information call 764-2698.