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Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2016

Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2016

Fall is finally here – it’s my favorite time of year! I made it through the Louisiana summer and it’s time for the fall and winter holiday season. Every year my family visits a local pumpkin patch. Below are some options for you and your family. Comment on this post if you have one to(…)

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Air Force Academy Band to perform FREE concert at Columbia Theatre

Air Force Academy Band to perform FREE concert at Columbia Theatre

The Air Force Academy Band’s Blue Steel will perform a FREE concert at the Columbia Theatre in Hammond on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 pm.  Tickets available at the Columbia box office and online at www.columbiatheatre.org. The event is sponsored by the Hammond Daily Star. From The Daily Star: The evening will feature music for all(…)

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4th of July Fireworks and Fun – 2016

4th of July Fireworks and Fun – 2016

PARD Independence Day Fireworks Show (Ponchatoula) Friday, July 1, 2016 from 5:30-9:30 pmLocation: PARD, 19030 Ponchatoula Parks Drive, Ponchatoula LAGates open at 5:00 pm. Entertainment from 5:30 – 9:30 pmEntertainment- DJ Sound WavesTribute to the FlagBoy Scout Troop 170Concessions Provided by Ponchatoula High School Band BoostersSponsors: First Guaranty Bank, North Oaks Health System, PON Food, City of Ponchatoula, Berryland Motors, and Ponchatoula Area(…)

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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival 2016 – Info for Families

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival 2016 – Info for Families

2016 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10, 2016Official Festival Grounds:  Ponchatoula’s Memorial Park, but the Festival takes over all of downtown Ponchatoula.  Official Website (Includes Entertainment Schedule)Official Facebook Page (‘Like’ the Festival’s page for updates over the weekend!) HOURS Friday: 12 noon – 10:30 pm  (Music, Beer, & all Food booths open at 5 pm)Saturday: 9 am -(…)

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Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2016

Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2016

Hammond Recreation Center Easter Egg Hunt WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 12 to 2 pmWHERE: Zemurray Park, 601 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond, LAFor kids ages 2-12. 10,000 eggs – find the golden egg and win a prize! Hunt for Health & Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Junior Auxiliary WHEN: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from(…)

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LEGO Fun Fest

Location: Ponchatoula Community Center, 300 N. 5th St., Ponchatoula LA Saturday, March 12 from 1 – 4 pm Cost: $10/person The Bayou Builders FIRST Lego League is hosting this family fun community-wide Lego engineering event. The team will be on hand to show participants a variety of engaging Lego engineering challenges such as Battle Bots, Duplo Bridge(…)

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CHINA LIGHTS at New Orleans City Park through May 1

  Love Christmas in the Oaks? New Orleans City Park has a new light spectacular: New Orleans City Park presents “China Lights” – now open at the Park’s Botanical Gardens through May 1, 2016. This traveling exhibit has been throughout Europe, and New Orleans is the second stop on a tour of the United States. There(…)

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Newbery Award-winning Author Kwame Alexander Coming to Our Local Library

Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander will be coming to the Hammond branch library on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 7 pm for a free program that is open to the public. Kwame will be speaking and signing books at the Hammond Branch located at 314 East Thomas Street in Hammond. An hour before the event, Books-A-Million of Hammond will be(…)

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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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