Fun Things To Do

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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Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2015

Local Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2015

    Hammond Square’s Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, March 28 from 10 am – 1 pm Egg Hunt begins at 10:15 amFREE event is the largest Easter event ever at Hammond Square, featuring Carnival Games, a Video Game Truck, a Petting Zoo, Face Painting and of course, the Easter Egg Hunt.More info including event map and timeline available(…)

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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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‘Twas the Week Before Christmas – Local Activities for This Weekend

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas – Local Activities for This Weekend

  Through 25: Hammond’s Zemurray Park Christmas Lights Open nightly Dec. 5 – Dec. 25 from 6 – 9 pm Zemurray Park, 400 S. Oak Street, Hammond Cost: Free Drive through or take a walk through the “Children’s Playland” light display. The train will run for free on Friday, Dec. 19 from 6 – 9 pm; and  Saturday(…)

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Cut Your Own Tree at Local Christmas Tree Farms – 2014

Yawn Station Christmas Tree Farm – Independence Open daily until Dec. 23 (or until sold out) from 9 am – 5 pm 29400 Ruby Pervis Rd. in Independence Variety of live trees and precut trees from North Carolina. Also wreaths and garlands. Kids activities include: Train rides (wheelchair-accessible), karaoke (check FB page for times), other(…)

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ICE SKATING at the Baton Rouge River Center

ICE SKATING at the Baton Rouge River Center

Ice Skating on the River What: ICE SKATING! In Louisiana! Where: The Baton Rouge River Center When: Sessions available through Jan. 4, 2015 More Info and Schedule Friday, December 19, 2014 is the FREE Opening Night session sponsored by WAFB Below is my post from last year’s 2013 Skating on the River event: Ice Skating(…)

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Husser/Wilmer 15 Mile Yard Sale

The Husser/Wilmer area yard sale is held every year on the first Saturday in November. This year’s event will be on Nov. 1 from 7am – 1 pm. Although the event planners state there is an ”official” route with original sale stops that has been the same for about 10 years, many other in the area(…)

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Local Halloween Events & Activities – 2014

Local Halloween Events & Activities – 2014

    TRICK OR TREAT TIMES Albany: Friday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 pmAmite: Thursday, Oct. 30 from 5:30-7:30 pmHammond: Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 pmPonchatoula: Friday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 pmIndependence: Friday, Oct. 31  - Trunk or Treat at the Old Depot from 4 – 6 pm and Trick or Treat from 6-8 pmSpringfield: Thursday, Oct. 30(…)

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Southeastern Homecoming 2014 – Info and Giveaway!

Southeastern Homecoming 2014 – Info and Giveaway!

  Southeastern Homecoming Week is  here! Southeastern’s campus and businesses in downtown Hammond are decked out to celebrate this year’s Homecoming theme: “Roomie Under the Big Top!” Read on for all the info on this weekend’s activities and be sure to check us out on Facebook – we are giving away a LION UP prize pack(…)

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