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Voices Of Innocent Citizens Empowered Support Group

 12th Annual VOICE for Victims’ Rally

Information, Prevention & Support

Thursday, April 23, 2015 6:00 p.m.

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NISH Class of 75 Reunion

  • Held May 23rd,

  • Time: 5pm-11pm

  • Where: Woodmen of the World Building 818 Weeks Island Road New Iberia, LA. 

  • The cost of the event will be $25 per person in advance or $35(Cash Only) at the door. 

  • Casual dress and BYOD. 

  • If you have any questions please call Paula Hebert (337) 519-6324

or email us at nishclassof75@yahoo.com

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The City of New Iberia along with Gordon’s Disposal will conduct a city wide clean up. During the week of April 20-24th, 2015, all residents may place the following items in front of their homes:  Yard Debris, construction debris o Be sure to properly separate items & bag grass and leaves.  White Goods- appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, etc Note: the following hazardous materials will not be picked up:  Batteries  Antifreeze  Mercury  Paint  Oil  Consumer Electronics  Brake Fluid  Televisions  Solvents  Tires. Please join the City of New Iberia in this city wide clean up.

Household Waste Day Iberia Parish Residents Only - NO Commercial Waste Accepted IDs will be checked

 Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Courthouse Parking Lot (Rear) Corner Pershing & Providence Streets (Postponed)

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Summer Arts Program Registration Ends May 1, 2015, at Noon

FRANKLIN, La.—Registration in the Bayou Beaux Art and Dance Summer Arts Program will end May 1, 2015, at noon.  Registration can be accomplished by coming to the Office of Community Development in City Hall or by sending an e-mail to ashields@franklin-la.com and requesting a registration form. Classes that are open are dance, beginner acrylics, beginner encaustics and intermediate drawing.  These classes are waiting-list only:  beginner drawing, intermediate acrylics and intermediate encaustics.  Students who are placed on the waiting list will be contacted if there is a change in the enrollment. For more information, contact the Office of Community Development ashields@franklin-la.com or 337-828-6345. The Bayou Beaux Arts and Dance Program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts and by a Community Partnership Grant from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation.

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STUDY WITH SLCC THIS SUMMER

NEW IBERIA – South Louisiana Community College's New Iberia campus is offering a host of courses this summer that can help students get a jumpstart on their college career. These courses can help high school seniors going to college this Fall or college students who are home for the summer. Many of these courses transfer to any four-year university in the state. A sampling of these courses include: 

  •                                  Survey of the Arts II 

  •                                 Rhetoric & Composition 

  •                                 Composition & Critical Thought 

  •                                 Introduction to Literature 

  •                                 Southern Literature 

  •                                 Communications Principles

  •                                 World Geography 

  •                                 World Civilizations I 

  •                                 World Civilizations II 

  •                                 College Algebra 

  •                                 Calculus I & II

  •                                 Music Appreciation 

  •                                 Introduction to Psychology 

  •                                 Fundamentals of Human Communication 

  •                                 Fundamentals of Human Communication 

  •                                 Gas Metal Arc Welding

  •                                 Manufacturing Procedures

For a complete list of summer classes or to enroll, call (337) 373-0172 or email newiberia@solacc.edu

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May 2nd Artwalk Info

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LAST ISLAND: THE FIRST STORM

The Jeanerette Museum is hosting a history talk on Last Island: The First Storm at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. Professor Robert Allen Alexander Jr. of Nicholls State University will discuss the popular vacation spot of Louisiana’s sugar planters and politicians and how the hurricane changed Louisiana. For more information on this free program suitable for an adult audience, contact the  Jeanerette Museum Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 337-276-4408, visit their webpage at www.jeanerettemuseum.com; email the museum at jeanerettemuseum@yahoo.com or like the museum on Facebook.

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Office of Motor Vehicles Now Accepting Multiple Forms of Payment

 BATON ROUGE – Motor Vehicle Offices across the state of Louisiana have implemented and installed devices that allow citizens to pay their fees utilizing debit cards, credit cards and e-checks.  This enhancement provides convenience and is currently functional in all Motor Vehicle Offices across the state. Presently, there is a convenience fee of $1.25 plus 1% of total charge on all debit and credit card transactions and a flat $1.00 convenience fee on all e-checks. **REMINDER:  Many OMV services are available via www.expresslane.org.  Save time and renew online!!!

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Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that the public is now able to access crash reports from the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office website.  A person involved in a crash can now go to www.iberiaso.org and click on the link (CRASH REPORTS ONLINE) then enter either a report number or name of person involved in crash and receive a copy of their crash report.  The cost of the report is $13.50 which can be paid online.  Sheriff Ackal has implemented this service to better assist the public. 

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Summer Workshop Program: Booklets now available!

The Iberia Parish Library is gearing up for Summer 2015 festivities. That means #SummerIsComing. The summer workshops are right around the corner. Starting on Monday, April 13 you will be able to pick up a copy of the summer workshop booklet at any branch of the Iberia Parish Library or view a copy online at www.iberialibrary.org. Take the opportunity to check out all the exciting programs we have to offer this year for children ages 5-17. Registration for workshops will begin on Sunday, May 3 through Saturday, May 9 at the Main Library, located on 445 E. Main St., New Iberia. This summer program is FREE and is generously sponsored by the New Iberia Optimist Club, Cox Communications, Iberiabank, and the Friends of the Library. For more information please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024.

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Elder Law Returns with Dean Wattigny WHO: Dean Wattigny WHAT: Free Seminar on Elder Law WHERE: Parkview Branch Library WHEN: Wednesday, April 22 @ 1:30 PM DETAILS: Back by popular demand is local attorney Dean Wattigny’s seminar on Elder Law. He will cover the following subjects: • Will, Power of Attorney, Living Will, do I need them? • Successions • Interdiction ( Court declaration of inability to legally act for themselves) • Grandparents Rights • Elder Abuse • Fraud on the Elderly • Questions, Resources Afterwards, he’ll have a Q&A to address any other concerns or questions that people would like answered regarding the main topic. TO REGISTER: Call 364-7024 or 364-7480. This event is open to the public and sponsored by Iberia Parish Library.

Teen Workshops:

Recycled Wall Art

  • WHO: Sarah Boatman

  • WHAT: Recycled Wall Art

  • WHERE:  Main Library

  • WHEN: Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 PM.

  • DETAILS: Learn to make cool wall art using recycled toilet paper tubes, for ages 12-16.

  • Space is limited.
    Call 364-7024 or register at iberia.evanced.info/signup.
    This program is free thanks to the Friends of the Library and your Iberia Parish Library. This program is rated T for T(w)eens!

 Beach Reads Book Sale Main Library at 445 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560 WHEN: Saturday, May 9 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM DETAILS: Get your beach reads in time for summer vacation at your local library. We’re doing a Spring sale that’s nothing but paperback books, because any reader knows that paperbacks make the best travel companions

Come. Sit. Knit.

The Parkview Branch Library would like to extend a warm welcome to teens and adults 13 and older to Sit and Knit. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a new knitter or a needle master; you’re invited to join others in a knit-a-thon every Tuesday at 6:00 PM. The fun starts October 7th and will continue for several months. For more information, call the Parkview Branch at (337) 364-7480. New members are encouraged to attend and are always welcome. Supplies are not provided.

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Iberia Parish Library Introduces Freegal Music Service!

The Iberia Parish Library is proud to announce their newest service through Freegal Music. Freegal gives library patrons access to millions of songs from over 10,000 labels including the Sony Music catalog by just using their library card. It is absolutely FREE and requires no software downloading. The best part about it is that the song is theirs to keep. The link is on the library’s home page, www.iberia.lib.la.us.  It is 100% internet based, and can be accessed from home, the library, or any other place that has an internet connection. For more information on this free service, you can always call the Main Library at 364.7024.

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ipal@cox.net

  www.ipaltheater.com

 IPAL Announces 2014-2015 Season

                 The Iberia Performing Arts League is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 regular Theater Season.  This Season will include two dramatic plays and three musical productions of various types sure to please every taste. IPAL performs in the historic Essanee Theater in New Iberia, La. With a large theater seating 200, and a modern light and sound system, IPAL is able to offer the Iberia Community and surrounding areas top notch theater in a pleasant environment.  All IPAL plays run Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7:30 with a Sunday Matinee at 3:00

                Rounding off IPAL’s 2014-2015 Season will be “The Rainmaker” by N. Richard Nash.  Set in dust bowl Oklahoma, the  play has been described as insightful, comedic and romantic. A charming confidence trickster named Starbuck arrives and promises to bring rain in exchange for $100. His arrival changes many-a-life. The 1956 movie of the drama starred Burt Lancaster as Starbuck and Katherine Hepburn as Lizzie Curry. The play will be directed by Dianne Moss and runs May 28-June 7, 2015

                Both individual and Season Tickets are available for all IPAL productions. Tickets are $10 for regular plays. For ticket information contact IPAL at 337-364-6114 and leave name and return phone number. Season tickets can also be obtained at ipal@cox.net or by visiting IPAL’S website www.ipaltheater.com .

 

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Recycling pick-up 2015 schedule

Bulky Waste pick-up 2015 schedule

The City of New Iberia will not host the Hazardous Waste Day this year.  The following information should be valuable to those residents wishing to dispose of items in an environmentally friendly manner.  The following items can be dropped off at these vendors: recyclelocations.pdf

Gordon Disposal announced a change in the yard waste, furniture and light construction debris collection schedule for its customers in the City of New Iberia.  As part of a new contract with the City, curbside collection of yard waste and debris will be twice per month instead of weekly, effective December 3, 2012.  Service for residents north of the railroad tracks will be on the 1st and 3rd week of the month.  Residents south of the railroad tracks will be serviced on the 2nd and 4th week of the month.  There will not be a set day per household.  Residents are asked to place items at the curb on Sunday night.  Gordon’s will begin picking up on Monday and continue through the week until collection is complete. For questions or concerns please call the Mayor’s office at (337) 369-2300.

 

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NEW IBERIA, La. --- The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to experience our famous attractions, world renowned cuisine, contagious music, sizzling events and people who never meet a stranger. Join us and savor the difference in Iberia Parish!

 

March 1 - June 30, 2015 - George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia's Oak Trees - A fine art exhibit by New Iberia native the late George Rodrigue. Bayou Teche Museum, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia, Wed. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-606-5977,BayouTecheMuseum.org, Facebook.com/Pages/Bayou-Teche-Museum

April 22, 29, 2015 - GLC Farmers Market - Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville, Wed. 2 - 6 p.m., 337-577-9160, GlcRanch.com/Glc-Meat-Market, Facebook.com/pages/Gonsoulin-Land-and-Cattle

April 1 - 31, 2015 Iberia Parish Library Events - Check IberiaTravel.com  for details. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-364-7150, 

April 1 - 31,  2015 New Iberia Azalea Trail - Delicate Azaleas bloom early each spring flooding the landscape with a sea of red, pink, white, purple and salmon. Our easy self guided driving tour offers a glimpse of all the beautiful flowers along the trail from the miniature varieties to the massive. Pick it up at our welcome center on Hwy. 14 in New Iberia. Main Street, New Iberia, 337-365-1540, IberiaTravel.com

April 21, 25, 28, 2015 - Teche Area Farmers Market -

Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30 - 6 p.m., Sat. 7 - 11 a.m., 337-369-2330,Facebook.com/TecheFarmersMarket

April 13 - 19, 2014 - Cajun Classique - Leisurely classic wooden boat cruise down Bayou Teche with excursions in Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville, New Iberia and Franklin. Bayou Teche, Breaux Bridge to Franklin, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., 337-366-0337,Cajunclassique.com

April 19, 2015 - SugaSheaux - Horse show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com,Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena 
 

April 18, 2015 New Iberia Vendor Event - Shop for beauty, weight loss and health products; handmade items; jewelry and fashion; crafts and artwork; Tupperware, cookware and kitchen accessories; candles; and more from local small businesses. Princesses and superhero characters will appear! There will be a fun jump and slides, food trucks and a fashion show. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, Sat. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., 337-577-2117,Facebook.com/VendorBlenders

(Postponed) - Iberia Project Front Yard - Household waste day, "block party clean ups" in neighborhoods and business districts, landscaping, painting, pressure washing, debris removal, etc. Around Iberia Parish, 337-364-1836, IberiaChamber.org  
April 20 & 27, 2015 - Master Horseman - Horse show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.comFacebook.com/Pages/SugArena
April 22, 2015 - Last Island: The First Storm - The Jeanerette Museum is hosting a history talk on Last Island: The First Storm. Professor Robert Allen Alexander Jr. of Nicholls State University will discuss the popular vacation spot of Louisiana's sugar planters and politicians and how the hurricane changed Louisiana. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-380-9057, JeaneretteMuseum.com
 
April 24 - 26, 2015 - SugarFest Jr & High School Rodeo - High school rodeo. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.comFacebook.com/Pages/SugArena

April 25, 2015 Grillin' in the Park - Good family fun with live entertainment. Barbecue cookoff for kids and adults with kids 7-11 and 12-16 participating in 'Chicken Little Cookoff' where chicken thighs rule. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies awarded. Every child will receive a "Chicken Little" t-shirt and winners will get trophies as well as prizes, gift certificates and hats. Games, petting zoo, pony rides and fun jumps. Cooking teams, craft and sweet booths welcome. New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 337-367-8464 or 337-321-3803.

April 25, 2015 - Showtunes Sing-Along - Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, Sat. 7 - 11 p.m., Daberry.org, Facebook.com/pages/Envision-da-Berry

April 30, 2015 - Acadiana Growers Alliance Farmers Market - Selling fresh produce and baked goods on the last Thursday of each month. For details, go toFacebook.com/AGAFarmersMarket. For additional "flash" (pop-up) market dates and locations, check Facebook.com/BestLifeFlashMarket. First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., 337-367-0838.
 

May 1 - 31, 2015 - SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds Events - Check SugArena's website calendar for upcoming events. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 337-365-7539, SugArena.com,Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena

May 1 - 31, 2015 Iberia Parish Library Events - Check IberiaTravel.com  for details. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-364-7150, 

May 1 - 2, 2015 Relay For Life of Iberia Parish - Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event, bringing communities together in hope, celebration and memory. It is a unique event that offers everyone in the community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Teams of 10-15 participate from community. Weeks Park, 4800 Freyou Rd., New Iberia, Fri. 6 p.m. - Sat. 6 a.m., 337-519-1978,Main.ACSEvents.org

May 2, 2015 Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - Held monthly on the first Saturday of each month, enjoy what's fresh for the season from area farms and local waters, along with tasting opportunities and recipes, live music, kids' activities and other special events. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing and Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 800-884-6120 ext. 7, DelcambreMarket.org,Facebook.com/DelcambreMarket

May 2, 2015 New Iberia Downtown ArtWalk - Local artists gather in the downtown area to showcase their work. Begins at Shadows-on-the-Teche (317 East Main Street), following Main Street to Railroad Avenue, then to A&E and NILA Gallery on West St. Peter Street. Historic Downtown New Iberia, Main Street, New Iberia, Sat. 4 - 7 p.m., 337-369-2330

May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, 2015 - Teche Area Farmers Market -

Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30 - 6 p.m., Sat. 7 - 11 a.m., 337-369-2330,Facebook.com/TecheFarmersMarket
May 6 - 7, 2015 - Southern Regional Mine Rescue Competition - Metal/nonmetal mine rescue competition, 12-14 teams of 10, with Mine Safety and Health Administration judges. Free to the public. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Wed. - Thurs. 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.comFacebook.com/Pages/SugArena

May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2015 - GLC Farmers Market - Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville, Wed. 2 - 6 p.m., 337-577-9160, GlcRanch.com/Glc-Meat-Market,Facebook.com/pages/Gonsoulin-Land-and-Cattle

May 7, 2015 Spring Holiday Market - Vendors, crafts and more. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing and Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, Sat. 5 - 8 p.m., 800-884-6120 ext. 7, DelcambreMarket.org, Facebook.com/DelcambreMarket

May 8 - 9, 2015 - Art & Shadows Celebration - Exhibits, performances, demonstrations, food and fun featuring Shadows' artists in residence at the plantation home and along Main Street. Some of the events have admission, others are free. Shadows-on-the-Teche and Main Street New Iberia, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Fri. 6 - 8 p.m., Sat. 2 - 8 p.m., 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsontheTeche

May 9, 2015 - Jeanerette Farmers Market - Locally grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Sat. 8 a.m. - noon, 337-276-4293,JeaneretteChamber.org, Facebook.com/JeaneretteChamberofCommerce

May 9, 2015 Iberia Parish Library Beach Reads Book Sale - Get your beach reads in time for summer vacation at your local library. Iberia Parish Library Main Street Branch, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 337-364-7150, 

May 9, 2015 - Food Truck Festival - Food trucks will be available at the Teche Area Farmers' Market every second Saturday of the month. Along Fulton St. between Fisher Street and Iberia Street, New Iberia, Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 337-369-2330, Facebook.com/TecheFarmersMarketFacebook.com/NewIberia.DBA

May 9, 2015 - Q-Ing on the Bayou: Boat Poker Run - Poker run in boats with pre-determined stops where cards are to be drawn. Live music, barbecue cook-off. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Dock, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., 337-658-2422,DelcambreBoatParade.comFacebook.com/pages/Delcambre-Boat-Parade/115902748421713

May 14 - 16, 2015 - Cruisin Cajun Country Cruise In - Classic and muscle cars cruise into the hot side of Louisiana's Cajun Country to experience the area's hottest attractions while spectators enjoy car shows and entertainment. Super 8 Hotel of New Iberia, 2714 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7 a.m. - 11 p.m., 337-316-0932,CruisinCajunCountry.com, Facebook.com/CruisinCajunCountry

May 16 - 17, 2015 - SugaSheaux - Horse show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com,Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena 
 
May 16, 2015 - Chitimacha Race - A 20 mile race on Bayou Teche for kayaks, canoes, pirogues, and SUP's from New Iberia to Charenton through the parishes of Iberia and St. Mary. The race begins in beautiful New Iberia City Park and ends on the Chitimacha Reservation. New Iberia City Park Boat Launch, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-394-6232, TourDuTeche.com
 
May 16, 2015 - Loyalty & Armed Forces Day Ceremony - A celebration of freedom with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-344-9397
 
May 23, 2015 - Splash Bash - Swimming, arts and crafts, games, fun jumps, food, refreshments. New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-339-5903, Snapofiberia.org, Facebook.com/snapshelter
 

May 25 2015 - Memorial Day Ceremony- A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-344-9397.

May 28, 2015 - Acadiana Growers Alliance Farmers Market - Selling fresh produce and baked goods on the last Thursday of each month. For details, go toFacebook.com/AGAFarmersMarket. For additional "flash" (pop-up) market dates and locations, check Facebook.com/BestLifeFlashMarket. First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., 337-367-0838.

May 28 - June 7, 2015 - Iberia Performing Arts League Presents, "The Rainmaker" -Live theatre production, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Fri. 7:30 - 10 p.m. & Sun. 3 - 5:30 p.m., 337-364-6114, Facebook.com/pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-LeagueIpaltheater.com

May 30, 2015 - Showtunes Sing-Along - Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, Sat. 7 - 11 p.m., Daberry.org,Facebook.com/pages/Envision-da-Berry

 

For more information on parish events call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit www.iberiatravel.com  

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Upcoming Events Around the Cajun Coast! - St. Mary Tourist Commission

 

April 13-19

Cajun Classique, a five-day wooden boat cruise down Bayou Teche will be held from Breaux Bridge and finishing at the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show in association with the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival in Franklin.  Contact 337-366-0337, log onwww.cajunclassique.com or email info@cajunclassique.com for more information.

 

April 16-30

Finance Park for 8th graders will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Centerville High School.  Contact 985-384-3830, 337-836-6031 or log on www.stmarychamber.com for more information.

 

April 17-19

The 12th Annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival will be held downtown historic Franklin.  Contact 337-940-1156, 318-614-6134 or log on www.bayoutechebearfest.org for more information.

 

The 6th Annual Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show will be held on the banks of scenic and historic Bayou Teche on Parc sur la Teche in conjunction with the

Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival in Franklin. Contact by emailwebmaster@banner-tribune.com or log on www.techeboatshow.comfor more information.

 

April 17-19

Bear Festival Paddle trips of between 6 and 12 miles will be held daily of different trails of the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge in Franklin.  Contact 337-923-9718 or log on www.bayoutechebearfest.org for more information.

 

 

April 21

Tourism Day

 

April 24

SSPC - Gulf Coast Chapter Golf Tournament will be held with 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4653 or log on www.atchafalayagolf.com for more information.

 

Friday Night Magic (the Gathering) Standard Deck Tournamentwill be held at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Wolf Comics and Games in Morgan City.  Contact 985-255-4129 or email silverwolfcg@gmail.com for more information.

 

"Rhythms on the River" weekly live music series will have Deja Vu from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. downtown Front Street Morgan City between Freret & Everett Streets.  Contact 985-384-9291, 385-1770 or log onwww.morgancitymainstreet.com for more information.

 

April 25

Friends of the Blue Lodge Golf Tournament will be held with 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4653 or log on www.atchafalayagolf.com for more information.

 

Chris Ford Group Golf Tournament will be held with 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4653 or log on www.atchafalayagolf.com for more information.

 

GCW Wrestling will be held at 7 p.m. at the Amelia Civic Center.  Contact 985-631-2032 for more information.

 

Johnny Gill - 2015 Game Changer Tour will perform at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Charenton.  Contact 337-923-7284 or log onwww.cypressbayou.com for more information.

 

April 25-26

USSSA Travel Team Tournaments will be held at Bayou Vista Community Center and Berwick Civic Complex.  Contact 985-395-6552, 384-8858 or log on www.bayouvistacommunitycenter.com,www.townofberwick.org, respectively for more information.

 

April 26

Chris Ford Group Golf Tournament will be held with 8 a.m. tee-time at the Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4653 or log on www.atchafalayagolf.com for more information.

 

April 27

Tri-City Youth Theatre (kids ages 3 to 17) presents "Aladdin" to be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium in Morgan City. Contact 985-380-4639 or email tricityyouththeatre@yahoo.com for more information.

 

April 27-28

LHSAA Regional Golf Tournament will be held with 8 a.m. tee-time at the Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild in Patterson.  Contact 985-395-4653 or log on www.atchafalayagolf.com for more information.

 

April 28, 29, May 1, 2 & 3

No Hitchin' performance titled Last Bayou Passage by Techeland Arts Council will be presented Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts in Franklin.  Contact 337-366-1845, emailtechetheatreboard@gmail.com or log on www.ttpaonline.com for more information.

 

 

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