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Reindeer Run

              The 2nd Annual Reindeer Run for Restoration House will be Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Memorial Park in Ponchatoula. This is a family-oriented and Christmas themed race. All proceeds benefit Restoration Pregnancy Resource Center of Hammond.  family friendly and fun Community event at Memorial Park in Ponchatoula. This race will feature(…)

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Relay for Life of South Tangipahoa

Relay for Life of South Tangipahoa will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10am – 6 pm at North Oak Park in Hammond. Visit the event page for more information on participating. This event is very family friendly. At the start of the Relay, cancer survivors make the first lap (at the opening ceremony at 10 am).(…)

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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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“Let’s Lion Up with Roomie” – A Children’s Books for Your Little Lion!

Southeastern Louisiana University now has a children’s book, and it’s awesome! Let’s Lion Up with Roomie is a must have for any Lion family. How neat that your family can read and recognize local landmarks in a book about Southeastern. The hardcover book with full-color professional illustrations features Roomie as he gives readers a campus tour(…)

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5th Annual Free Book Festival

The Tangipahoa Parish Library System presents the 5th Annual Free Book Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Hammond Branch Library at 314 E. Thomas St. Everyone who attends will receive a free book with a Chick-Fil-A bookmark that is also good for a free Icedream Cone, and have a(…)

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Ponchatoula Fire Dept. Open House

Come on out on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm for Ponchatoula Fire Department’s Annual Open House! The fire station is located on Ponchatoula’s Main Street at 610 E. Pine Street. There will be Fire Truck rides and refreshments!

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Dogtober Fest!

Looking for some fun with the family pet? Check out the upcoming “Dogtober Fest” event in Ponchatoula. Margaret’s Angel Wings for Animals is hosting this event to benefit Creole Poodle Rescue. Learn more about the organization here. This fun day for our furry friends will include: Garage Sale Doggie Kissing Booth Raffles Face Painting Pooch Parade(…)

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Missoula Children’s Theatre is Coming to Amite!

The Amite Arts Council is bringing Missoula Children’s Theatre to Amite! Missoula is America’s number one traveling children’s theatre troupe. I participated in numerous Missoula plays when I was young – I looked forward to it every year. It is really quite unique. Professional actors come in on a Monday for auditions and practice begins(…)

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

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

The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center is hosting its inaugural Piper’s Closet, a Children’s Resale Event on August 1-3, 2014 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 tp 70% on items(…)

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