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ASSIST Agency Emergency Funds for Acadia Parish Residents

ASSIST Agency Emergency Funds for Acadia Parish Residents

The ASSIST Agency has funds available for qualified applicants to help with rent/mortgage and/or utilities in Acadia Parish.   “Applicants must be residents of Acadia Parish, have a verifiable emergency situation, and meet income and other guidelines to qualify for assistance,” states Edna Semar, ASSIST Agency’s Community Services Director. She adds, “If someone is facing a…MORE

Festival of Words Student Creative Writing Contest

Festival of Words Student Creative Writing Contest

WHO: All Acadiana-area students in grades 3-12 who attend public schools, private schools, charter schools, and homeschools WHAT: Festival of Words Student Creative Writing Contest WHEN: Final Deadline for online submissions is Friday, October 12, 2018 Festival of Words event will be held in Grand Coteau on Saturday, November 3, 2018 All entrants are invited to attend the…MORE

Dreams Come True and Giles Gives Back to Host 2ndAnnual Kids on the Katwalk

Dreams Come True and Giles Gives Back to Host 2ndAnnual Kids on the Katwalk

Dreams Come True and Giles Gives Back to Host 2ndAnnual Kids on the Katwalk Non-profit organization seeking sponsors and volunteers for fashion show benefiting children Lafayette – Eleanor Roosevelt once wrote, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” However, those dreams seem to sometimes be lost when a child…MORE

Carencro Parc announces the Fall Lineup of Mercedi Show

Carencro Parc announces the Fall Lineup of Mercedi Show

The Return of Swamp Pop, Cajun, Country Favorites Carencro PARC announces the fall lineup of the Mercredi Show featuring Country, Swamp Pop, and Cajun Favorites. The Season kicks off September 5th with local fan favorite Dustin Sonnier and the Wanted, followed September 12th by Nik-L-Beer Band, September 19th will feature a Mercredi debut by the…MORE

IPAL Presents a British Comedy: “Death in England”

IPAL Presents a British Comedy: “Death in England”

The Iberia Performing Arts League will present “Death in England” by Sam Bobrick as its 2018 – 19 season opener. The production will open Sept. 6 and run for two consecutive weekends closing on Sept. 16, for a total of 8 performances at the Essanee Theatre in downtown New Iberia. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. on…MORE

Courir de Pont Breaux “Dance Away 5K & 1 Mile Doggie Run”

Courir de Pont Breaux “Dance Away 5K & 1 Mile Doggie Run”

Courir de Pont Breaux “Dance Away 5K & 1 Mile Doggie Run” Saturday, September 15, 2018 Veterans Park in Historic Downtown Breaux Bridge A 5K walk/run through downtown historic Breaux Bridge, LA.  All participants will receive entry, a free Bloody Mary after the race at the world famous Zydeco Breakfast at Buck and Johnny’s.  Participants…MORE

Ales for Adoptable Tales to benefit Acadiana Animal Aid

Ales for Adoptable Tales to benefit Acadiana Animal Aid

Come enjoy great food while supporting Acadiana Animal Aid’s mission to save lives! Bonefish Restaurant & Grill is raising money for Acadiana Animal Aid to help them save the lives of homeless animals. On Sunday September 23rd from 3pm to 7pm the staff at Bonefish Grill will be creating seven amazingly delicious food stations, complete with…MORE

Ales for Adoptable Tales raffling one week stay at Colorado Ranch

Ales for Adoptable Tales raffling one week stay at Colorado Ranch

Raffle Benefiting Acadiana Animal Aid ONE WEEK STAY at COLORADO RANCH Acadiana Animal Aid is excited to announce that as part of our up-coming fundraiser ‘Ales for Adoptable Tails’ they will be raffling a one-week stay in this gorgeous Colorado vacation home!    With the Spanish Peaks Mountains as your backdrop, this stunning 3 bedroom / 3…MORE

Music & Market in Opelousas begins September 25th

Music & Market in Opelousas begins September 25th

Music and Market brings together the best in Louisiana music & fresh produce! Sponsored by the City of Opelousas, FREE concerts take place on Fridays from September 28—October 26. The fall lineup includes: September 25   : Deuce Chambers & The Zydeco Integrity October 5: Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin’ Cajuns October 12: T Broussard & The Zydeco Steppers w/special…MORE

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