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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival 2017 – Info for Families

2017 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9, 2017Official 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 Saturday: 9 am – 11 pm (Don’t miss the parade at 9:30 a.m.)Sunday: 10 am(…)

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Heather Simpson Named “Young Woman of Excellence”

Heather Simpson Named “Young Woman of Excellence”

Tangipahoa Parish Library annually partakes in the celebration of the National Women’s History Month during March by honoring a woman from the community with the Woman of Excellence award. The winner of this year’s award is Jewel M. Sumner senior Heather Simpson. Heather is an outstanding student at Jewel M. Sumner. She has maintained a(…)

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Tangipahoa Parish Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2017

Tangipahoa Parish Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2017

Here’s some great local Easter egg hunts in Tangipahoa Parish! Share with your friends. All events are free unless otherwise noted.Have one to add? Comment below.  Super Lion Saturday Egg Scramble WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 2017 WHERE: Strawberry Stadium, Southeastern Louisiana UniversityThe fun that begins at immediately following the 2 pm SLU Spring Football Game. Activities(…)

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2016 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

2016 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

CHRISTMAS PARADES – 2016 Friday, Dec 2, 2016: Hammond Christmas Parade 6 pm start time Theme: “A Starry Christmas” Parade starts at the corner of University Blvd. and General Pershing, then proceeds south on General Pershing, turns left onto West Church St., right on N. Magnolia, left on West Thomas. Then proceeds two blocks and(…)

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Fellom Ballet Presents 9th Annual “Traveling Nutcracker”

Fellom Ballet Presents 9th Annual “Traveling Nutcracker”

The “Land of Sweets” will come to life as 30 Fellom Ballet intermediate and advanced dancers offer seven performance of a miniature, traveling “Nutcracker” Dec. 2 through Dec. 3, 2016 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 their(…)

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“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends” at Southeastern on Nov. 5

“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends” at Southeastern on Nov. 5

“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends,” a concert by the award-winning Southeastern Louisiana University Wind Symphony, will be presented in two separate performances at the Pottle Music Building Auditorium on SLU’s campus on Saturday, Nov. 5. Designed for Disney and Pixar enthusiasts of all ages, the concerts will be held at 1 p.m. and(…)

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Southeastern Cheer and Dance Clinic for Ages 5-12

Southeastern Cheer and Dance Clinic for Ages 5-12

Southeastern Cheer and Dance will host a Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 am – 12:30 pm with registration at 8:30 am at the Pennington Activity Center on Southeastern’s campus. The cost is $40 and the Clinic is for ages 5 to 12. All participants will get opportunity to perform with the Southeastern Cheerleaders and Lionettes(…)

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Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2016

Trick-or-Treating Activities in Our Area – 2016

Here’s the trick-or-treating and Halloween weekend events in our area! Trick or Treat times listed first, then trunk-or-treat events and festivals in chronological order, followed by  haunted houses! Looking to visit a local pumpkin patch? Check out our list. Follow TangiFamilies on Facebook for all the local family fun in Tangipahoa Parish. Trick-or-Treat Times TANGIPAHOA(…)

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Tangi Library invites members of the Tangipahoa Parish community to visit any of our branch locations and see what they have to offer! Books, movies, music, homework help, and other resources are free at any branch if you have a library card. Tangipahoa Parish Library Director, Barry Bradford, says he hopes(…)

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