Summer Culture Fun Days this week
Summer Culture Fun Days camp will be held at the Prairie Acadian Culture Center on Park Ave. Monday through Friday 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.
Unity Fly. Worship holds revival
The Unity Family Worship Center located at 1220 East Maple in Eunice will have a week of special services running Monday through Friday from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. with a study of God’s word, and 7:30 p.m. with a worship service.
A guest evangelist will minister each evening.
For more information, call Elder Neal Citizen at 447-0510.
AARP Drivers Safety class Tuesday
AARP will be presenting a Driver’s Safety Course on Tuesday 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.
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.
Next Week --
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.
program June 26
Faith House will present a summer program “Love Is,” on Tuesday, June 26 at the Eunice Public Library from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
The program will give tips on safe dating, education and awareness.
The event is free and participants, girls ages 12-17, are asked to bring a bagged lunch. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Call 337-232-8954 to register. Deadline to register is June 22.
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 on May 19.
Pick up pictures at Central Middle between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday - Friday in the month of June.
Coming Up --
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 beprovided.
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.
EJHS announces registration July 30
Registration for seventh and eighth graders at Eunice Jr. High School will be held on Monday, July 30, from 8 a.m . until to 2 p.m.
Students must be present with legal guardian and are asked to wear uniform shirt because ID pictures will be taken.
Registration fees are $50. To register, a parent or guardain must present current July or August 2012 utility bill, light, water or gas bill in order to register.
New registrants from outside public system must have birth certificate, social security card, updated immunization records, final report card from 2011/2012 school year and spring 2012 standardized test scores.
Information: call 457-7386.
United Way holds school supply drive
The St. Landry-Evangeline United Way is asking local communities to help “Stuff the Bus”, a school supply drive for local students and teachers, from July 30 to Aug. 3.
Items needed include backpacks, crayons, calculators, paper towels, scissors, three-ring binders, folders, markers, pencils, pens, hand sanitizer, rulers, paper, glue sticks and more.
Walmart gift cards and cash will also be accepted.
Items can be brought to the St. Landry Parish School Board office in Opelousas, Ville Platte City Hall or Eunice Winn Dixie on Aug. 3 between noon and 3 p.m.
Information: United Way, 942-7815 or email email@example.com.
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.
Word of Life Car Raffle set Aug. 4
The Word of Life Fellowship and Academy will be raffling off a clean, grey 2006 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle has great gas mileage and has an extended warranty.
The raffle will be held Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. at 3304 Hwy. 190 E in Eunice. Winner need not be present and is responsible for tax, title and license.
Tickets are $30 each or $300 for a book.
For more information or tickets, call Word of Life at 457-4345.
EHS Alumni Tourney meeting
The sixth annual EHS Alumni Tournament will be held on Aug. 17-Aug. 19 at the Eunice Recreational Complex. Team captains are still needed for classes of 1979, 1971 and 1974.
The deadline to sign up is Sunday, Aug. 5 at 4 p.m.
A mandatory team captains meeting will be held at EHS on Aug. 5 at 5 p.m.
Early check in begins at 4 p.m. All teams “Ball order forms” are due by July 1.
For more information, call Tara Fruge LeBlanc at 337-505-0615 or 457-8149 or 457-2857.
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.
Charlene Richard Mass set Aug. 10
The 53rd Annual Mass for Charlene Richard will be held in Richard at St. Edwards Catholic Church, on August 10 at 6 p.m.
Father Mike Shea, Director of the Charlene Sarnelli Orphanage in Thailand will be the celebrant for the Mass.