Activities & Sports

The Octavians Theatre Workshops for Youth

Hammond’s youth theatre group The Octavians will be offering regular weekly workshops in 2016. The group is partnering with SLU’s Alpha Psi Omega fraternity, a theater organization, to offer weekly workshops and specialty workshops as well as continue the Troupe de Tour group. New offerings include workshops like sewing, mask making and costume design. Upcoming(…)

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Fellom Ballet Presents 8th Annual “Traveling” Nutcracker

The “Land of Sweets” will come alive as more than 40 Fellom Ballet intermediate and advanced dancers offer seven performances of a “mini” traveling “Nutcracker” on Dec. 4-5, 2015 for school children, nursing home/assisted living residents and the general public.   As part of Fellom Ballet’s commitment to arts in education, the cast will take(…)

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Turkey Day 7K & the Mashed Potato Mile in Hammond

Turkey Day 7K & the Mashed Potato Mile in Hammond

The 3rd Annual Turkey Day 7K & the Mashed Potato Mile will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 and will benefit the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center and Our Daily Bread, two wonderful organizations that do incredible work in Tangipahoa Parish. Bring your family and join the fun for a day of fun, health, fitness and(…)

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Culinary Camp on Black Friday at HHMS!

  Tangi ProStart is the high school culinary arts program at Hammond High Magnet School, and is hosting a culinary camp on Black Friday! HHMS ProStart “Cooks & Books” Holiday Culinary Camp will be held on Black Friday – Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 from 7 am to 2 pm. It is open to ages 9-13.(…)

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Southeastern Homecoming 2015

Southeastern Homecoming 2015

Southeastern Homecoming Week (Oct. 12-17) is almost here! Southeastern’s campus and businesses in downtown Hammond are decked out to celebrate this year’s Homecoming theme: “Roomie’s Big night on Broadway!” Read on for all the info on this weekend’s activities. Saturday, October 17, 2015 is the big game, and there are all sorts of fun activities planned. My(…)

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Dragon Boat Festival & Races

The 6th Annual  Walgreens Greater New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival & Races will be held Saturday, May 9 (starting at 8 am) on the Tchefuncte River in Madisonville. The Tchefuncte River will come alive with the sounds of beating drums, splashing water, impassioned paddlers, cheering crowds and bustling festival grounds. Participants and spectators will be treated to a day of(…)

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2015 SUMMER CAMPS in and around Hammond/Tangipahoa Parish

2015 SUMMER CAMPS in and around Hammond/Tangipahoa Parish

Here’s a list of local summer camp offerings – Please click the links in each section for more information and to confirm details and availability. If you have a camp to add, please email ashley@tangifamilies.com. Traditional SLU Rec Camp Ages: 5-12Days/Times: 8 am – 3 pm (before/after care available) from June 1 to July 31Cost: $145/week(…)

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Fellom Ballet Invites Adult Alumni to Perform in Finale of Rapunzel

Fellom Ballet Invites Adult Alumni to Perform in Finale of Rapunzel

Fellom Ballet founders Martie Fellom, Artie Fellom Gautier and Cynthia Fellom Tricou invite all adult alumni to dance as “Fairies of the Kingdom” in the finale of their production of ‘Rapunzel’ on Friday, May 15, 2015 to culminate 50 years of providing performing arts education. Alumni may participate in the 9:30 a.m. and/or 7 p.m.(…)

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Tangi 4-H Parade / Family Fun Fest 1 Mile/ 5K Run

The 10th Annual Tangi 4-H Parade / Family Fun Fest 1 Mile/ 5K Run will be hosted at Chappapeela Sports Park in Hammond on Friday, May 1, starting at 3 pm. Pet Parade Registration: $20/Pet includes t-shirts (pre-register by April 17th). Registration after April 17th -$25/Pet + t-shirt is extra.Pet contest begins at 5:30 PM. Pet entry fee(…)

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Annie, Jr.

Holy Ghost Catholic School Spirit of the Stage’s production of “Annie Jr.” will hold two performances at 7 pm on March 5 & 6 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. Buy your tickets before they sell out – the Columbia Theatre Box Office is open between 11 am and 4 pm weekdays, or(…)

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