Lockport News: Carnival club to hold Easter dance


There will be an Easter dance sponsored by the Lockport Carnival Club from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Lockport Middle School for children from kindergarten to sixth grade. The admission is $3 per person. There will be refreshments for sale. A sack race will take place during the dance.

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There will be a tour going to the Bourgeois and Hebert family reunions in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada for the Congress Mondial Acadian Aug. 12 – 19. The tour will inclue the reunions, attending the closing ceremonies at Grand Pre’, visiting the Evangeline train including Port Royal, Annapolis Royal, St. Anne’s University, Digby, Halifax, Peggy’s Cove and more.

For more information, call Annette at 537-3179.

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St. Anthony Catholic Church news: St. Anthony’s CCD registration will be held before and after classes in April. A late fee of $5 will be added after May 31.

The St. Anthony parish family congratulates Kelsey Forrister and Hanson Breaux for receiving the 2015 Eagle of the Cross award. This award is given to outstanding young people based on their involvement in parish minstry. The award was given on March 19.

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The Lockport Branch of the Lafourche Parish Library will have any Easter storytime Friday. Donations of candy will be accepted. If the weather permits, there will also be an Easter egg hunt.

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There will be a regular meeting of the Central Lafourche AARP Chapter 4585 at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW home in Raceland.

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Holy Savior Catholic Church news: The Ladies Altar Society will be cleaning the palms for Palm Sunday at 8 a.m. Saturday in the back of church. Volunteers should bring their own knives and gloves.

Alida Chocran, Karen Ray and Stephanie Hubbell thanks everyone who gave to the baby bottle fund-raiser for the Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Center. The Pro-Life Group also thanks everyone. Please return all baby bottles this weekend. There will be plastic containers at the main entrance of the church for returns for the next two weeks. The bottles are reusable over and over again at other church fund-raisers. Approximately 180 bottles are still out. The total collected was $3,000.

The Holy Savior parish family congratulates Elizabeth Davaine and Nicolaus Gruidroz for receiving the 2015 Eagle of the Cross award, which was presented to them on March 19 in Houma.

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National Library Week is April 19 to 23. In recognition of this, the Lockport branch will hold an open house on April 21.

There will be refreshments and a recipe swap from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Anyone interested in bringing a covered dish for the recipe swap may do so and it will be appreciated. Open house is free and open to the public.