This Week --
Happy Days at St. Anthony Monday
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church will host “Happy Days on Promise Island”, a vacation bible school program, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. each morning Monday through Friday at St. Anthony Parish Hall.
Children in grades Kn through fifth grades are invited to attend. Registration is currently being held at St.Anthony’s CCD office and rectory. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged.
Volunteer teens and adults are needed. Information: 457-7505 or 457-5285.
Waste tire dropoff
set in Acadia
CROWLEY – Acadia, Iberia, and Vermillion Soil & Water Conservation Districts will be sponsoring a waste tire collection Monday through Wednesday from 7:30 a.m.-noon and from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Acadia collection point will be at the Acadia SWCD office which is located in the LSU Ag center building -- 157 Cherokee Dr., STE C, Crowley. You must check in with the office before you drop off tires.
Only five tires per person per load; tires must weigh under 400 lbs.; no rims will be accepted.
You must be able to unload your tires with no assistance.
Information: 783-5823 ext. 3.
UBS holds blood drive Friday
United Blood Services will be holding a blood drive at the Eunice Walmart on Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the parking lot.
To register, visit www.bloodhero.com and use code “wmeunice” or call (337) 235-5433.
Next Week --
Summer Culture Fun Days June 18
Summer Culture Fun Days camp will be held at the Prairie Acadian Culture Center on Park Ave. on June 18-22 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for ages 9 & 10.
Registration is free, limited to 20 per camp.
Another Culture Fun Days Camp is set for July 16-20 from 8:30 a.m. until noon for ages 7 & 8.
AARP Drivers Safety class June 19
AARP will be presenting a Driver’s Safety Course on Tuesday, June 19 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Acadian Medical Center’s Acadian Room. Classes will target 50 and older adults.
Class size is limited. Call to register.
Information: Deola at 337-580-3655.
A free dog and cat vaccination clinic will be held on the Eunice City Hall parking lot on Thursday, June 21.
Representatives of the St. Landry Health Unit will be on hand to administer the shots and register animals.
The animals must be three months of age and over. Cats must be brought to the clinic in a restrained manner.
The clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
United Way raffle for Imag. Library
The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way is sponsoring a raffle to benefit the local Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Tickets are $2 each or three tickets for $5.
First prize is a Nook, an e-card with 25 books, a year’s pass for four to the Natural History Museum in Lafayette and a basket of books.
Second prize is an e-card with 25 books, a basket of books, and a year’s pass for four to the Children’s Museum in Lafayette.
Third prize is an e-card with 25 books and a basket of books.
Drawing will be held near the end of June.
Tickets can be purchased at the United Way office, at Sebastian-Dupre Fine Jewelry and Village Boutique in Opelousas or by calling 942-7815.
Coming Up --
St. Thomas More KofC BBQ June 24
The St. Thomas More Knights Of Columbus 10428 will be having a BBQ Boston Butt with trimmings plate lunches sale on Sunday, June 24 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with pickup behind the social hall of the church.
Donation of $7 per plate is accepted by ticket only.
Emmanuel Bapt.sets VBS June 25
Emmanuel Baptist Church invites all children to its Vacation Bible School “Amazing Wonders Aviation,” June 25 - June 29 beginning at 5:30 until 8 p.m.
The bible school is designed for children kindergarten age through sixth-grade.
meeting June 28
The City-Wide MLK Celebration Committee is meeting monthly to plan the 2013 celebration.
The next meeting will be June 28 at 6 p.m. at the South East Center. The committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month.
The general public is invited.
Information: Carlton N. Frank, Jr., chairman, 457-7533.
CMS Spring Fling pictures pick-up
Central Middle School students may pick up their pictures taken at the C.M.S. Spring Fling.
Pick up pictures at Central Middle between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday in the month of June.
Faith Christian Worship Center in Eunice will welcome Pastors Mark and Trina Hankins in a one-night service, Sunday, July 1 at 6 p.m.
The church is located at 301 N. Second St. and doors open at 5 p.m. A nursery will be provided.
St. Ed Booster Club Clay Shoot
The St. Edmund Booster Club will have a Sports Clay Shoot July 7 at the Cajun Elite Shooting Club.
For more information, call Perry Pitre, Jr. at 457-2231.
ECCBC Summer Concert set July 12
The Eunice Community Concert Band & Choir will present its Summer Concert “Let Me Entertain You,” July 12 & July 13 at 7 p.m. each evening at the Liberty Theater.
This year children will participate and will sing “Under The Sea,” from The Little Mermaid during the concert.
Rehearsal schedules are below: June 21, Thursday, 6-7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church,
June 27, Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., at First United Methodist Church,
July 5, Thursday, 6-7pm, First United Methodist Church,
Dress Rehearsal: Wednesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Liberty Theater.
FCWC hosts VBS
Faith Christian Worship Center in Eunice will have its Vacation Bible School “Live Out Loud” the week of July 16-July 18 from 8 am. until 11 a.m.
The Bible school is designed for children ages 5 through 11.
Camp Maryhill Reunion Aug. 4
The Camp Maryhill Reunion will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on August 4 at the Fatima Knights of Columbus Hall, 515 Rena Drive, in Lafayette.
For futher information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
at Highland Aug. 7
There will be an Open House at Highland Elementary Aug. 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The Open House will begin in the school’s cafeteria where there will be an introduction of the staff and afterwards parents are invited to the classrooms.
Parents may bring their child’s school supplies during this time and pay their child’s activity fee of $30.
Tourney Aug. 17
Eunice High School Alumni Tournament is set for Aug. 17-19 for those classes to make plans.
For information, call Tara Fruge LeBlanc at 337-305-0615.