Fun Things To Do

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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$1 Movies at Regal Movie Theater in Covington!

If you are looking for some inexpensive and air-conditioned family fun this summer, head to Regal Movie Theater in Covington. Regal is offering two different movie options on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am, through August 3. All tickets are $1 (including adults) and the movie selections are rated PG. Tickets must be purchased at the theater. A(…)

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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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2015 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

2015 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

  CHRISTMAS PARADES – 2015 Tuesday, Dec. 1: Amite Christmas Parade 6 pm start time Theme: A Blue Christmas Honoring Those Who Protect and Serve Saturday, Dec 5: Hammond Christmas Parade 5 pm Start Time Theme: “A Patriotic Christmas” Starts at the corner of University Blvd. and General Pershing. Proceed South on General Pershing. Left onto(…)

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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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Starry November Night

This Friday November 13, 2015 is “Starry November Night” in downtown Hammond from 6 – 10 pm. Great free family event! Don’t miss Santa and the SNOW! The night kicks off at 6pm at La Caretta as Santa and friends ride in on horse drawn carriage. Santa will continue on to the KID ZONE in(…)

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Special Needs Day at Audubon Zoo – Nov. 7, 2015

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 is Special Needs Day at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. This event allows special needs visitors of all ages the opportunity to connect with nature in a unique, family-oriented setting. According to Audubon, there will be a variety of activities for Special Needs Day 2015, including: Animal Encounters: Sensory friendly visit(…)

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Come One, Come All to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival

Come One, Come All to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival

The Louisiana Renaissance Festival is an all day enjoyable, unique event. The easily accessible location is off River Road in Hammond. The 2015 Fest runs rain or shine from 9:45 am – 5 pm on weekends November 7 to December 13, plus Friday. Nov. 27, which is Family Day (child admissions are half price).  My family attended(…)

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Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2015

Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2015

  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(…)

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