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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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Jolly Jingles Market and Pancakes with Santa!

Jolly Jingles Market and Pancakes with Santa!

The Junior Auxiliary of Hammond presents the inaugural Jolly Jingles Market, a one-day holiday shopping extravaganza, on  Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 am to 6 pm at the SLU ​Pennington Student Activity Center. The market is held in conjunction with a Santa’s Pancake Breakfast hosted by local Boy Scout Troops. Jolly Jingles Market will feature local vendors selling(…)

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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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2nd Annual “Very Special Miss Louisiana” for Young Ladies with Special Needs

TARC of Hammond is sponsoring the second “Very Special Miss Louisiana” pageant on Dec. 5-6, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge  (4728 Constitution Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70808). The event will serve as a fundraiser for TARC. The pageant is only open to young ladies ages 0 months to 23 years with an intellectual disability,(…)

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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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Play It Safe interactive safety event to provide Free Bike Helmets!

North Oaks Health System presents Play It Safe on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cate Square Park in Downtown Hammond. Play It Safe is an interactive safety event to increase safety awareness through education, demonstrations and activities for families with children ages 12 and under. You can register online for a FREE bike(…)

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Kid’s Clothes/Toys Resale Event in Hammond – Piper’s Closet!

The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center is hosting its second annual Piper’s Closet Children’s Resale Event on July 30 – August 2, 2015 in Hammond. Tell your friends about this one – you don’t want to miss such a great event so close to home. You can sign up as a consignor to make up to(…)

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Harmonies for Heros – Music Concert to Support Our Troops

On May 16-17, come out to Hammond and enjoy music and support our heroes at the H4H festival! A FUN WAY TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS AND OUR COMMUNITY! Times: Saturday, May 16 from 11 am – 11 pm and Sunday, May 17 from 11 am – 6 pm Cost: $10 donation – which goes directly(…)

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Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Liuzza Land Liuzza Land is open to the public Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm and Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm through May 3, 2015. Location: 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422Cost of admission is $5/child and $10/adult. Admission includes strawberry picking container and many other actitivies: Pony & Wagon Rides, Petting Zoo, Face Painting,(…)

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