River Parishes Community Calendar: July 14 – Aug. 1

Published 12:16 am Wednesday, July 11, 2018


A Ribbon Cutting celebration is planned for Cherry Lane Boutique from 9 to 10 a.m. at 12225 Highway 90, Suite B in Luling.

July 19

St. John Theatre and the River Region Chamber of Commerce are presenting a networking event and preview of summer musical The Little Mermaid at 6 p.m. at the theater in Reserve. Refreshments will be served. Call 985-359-9777.

July 20

The River Region Chamber of Commerce is hosting part 2 of a two-part small business roundtable Understanding Financial Statements From the Owner’s Perspective from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and facilitated by Richard Melancon, CPA. RSVP at 985-359-9777.

July 22

The TCC store in LaPlace, located at 901 W. Airline Highway, Suite F, is donating 220 backpacks on a first-come, first-served basis between 1 and 4 p.m. July 22. Backpacks are available on a first-come, first-served basis with one backpack per child present. Any age up to 18 is welcome.

July 24

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) training begins July 24 and consists of 30 hours of combined classroom and independent study. Interested parties may call 225-647-2005. CASA volunteers spend approximately 10 hours a month gathering factual information from the child and important people in the child’s life.

July 25

Louisiana Federal Credit Union is hosting a free workshop presented by the expert who keeps Credit Union accounts secure. Guests will develop an awareness of hackers and discover ways to stay safe online from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 406 E. Airline Highway in LaPlace.

A Hope & Faith Cancer Support Ministry gathering for those living with cancer in the River Parishes starts at 6:30 p.m. at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic School library. Call 985-652-2615.

July 30

St. John Theatre is hosting a Missoula’s Children’s Theatre weeklong workshop from 9 a.m. to noon from July 30 – Aug. 3, concluding with performances at 2:30 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 4. The cost is $50 per child. Call 504-676-4700.

Aug. 1

Andouille Festival applications for food, arts and craft vendors are available at andouillefestival.com or the St. John Government Office, 1801 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace. All applications are due by 4:30 Aug. 1.