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Cajundome and Social Entertainment Bringing Drive-In Entertainment To Acadiana

Cajundome and Social Entertainment Bringing Drive-In Entertainment To Acadiana

Cajundome and Social Entertainment announced today a joint collaboration to bring back 50’s style drive-in entertainment to Acadiana. The ‘Acadiana Drive-In’ outdoor events will take place at the CAJUNDOME this Fall.  By joining forces and adapting their usual approaches to organizing events, the Cajundome and Social Entertainment want to bring entertainment back to the community,…MORE

2020 Scott Boudin Festival Canceled

2020 Scott Boudin Festival Canceled

The Scott Boudin Festival Board of Directors has announced the 2020 Festival is canceled. The annual event happens in April but was moved to September because of COVID. This is the official statement from the board: We have been humbled by the overwhelming and continued support we have received from our sponsors, volunteers, vendors, and…MORE

All Lafayette Parks & Rec Centers Will Remain Open

All Lafayette Parks & Rec Centers Will Remain Open

LAFAYETTE, La. – Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory reiterates that Lafayette Consolidated Government’s (LCG) Parks and Recreation facilities will remain open with normal operating hours and services. This includes the J. Carlton James Activity Center, George Bowles Activity Center, Heymann Park Recreation Center, and Domingue Recreation Center. Recreation Center hours of operation are 1:00 PM to…MORE

GoFundMe Set Up For Cajuns Coach D.J. Looney

GoFundMe Set Up For Cajuns Coach D.J. Looney

A memorial fund has been set up for Ragin Cajuns Assistant Coach D.J. Looney, who passed away Saturday morning after suffering a heart attack during a team workout at Cajun Field. Coach Looney was entering his third season with the Cajuns. The money raised through the GoFundMe account will cover funeral expenses, and any remaining funds will go…MORE

COVID-19 Testing Sites Continue In Acadiana

COVID-19 Testing Sites Continue In Acadiana

Federal COVID-19, Drive-Through Testing Sites Continue in Acadiana LDH and LANG has partnered with parish governments in Region 4 to offer COVID-19 drive through testing. Acadia Parish: Monday August 3rdand Wednesday August 5th  – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Acadia Rice Arena. 159 Cherokee Drive. Crowley. 70526 Tuesday August 4th   – 8:00 AM – 4:00…MORE

Summer Reading Challenge Extended to August 15

Summer Reading Challenge Extended to August 15

Two down, one to go! Library patrons have logged more than 2 million minutes for the 2020 Summer Reading Challenge. The Lafayette Public Library encourages everyone to keep reading to reach a community goal of 3 million minutes read. The end date for the reading challenge has been extended to Saturday, August 15. Readers of…MORE

$250 One-Time Payments To Louisiana Front-Line Workers Will Begin This Week

$250 One-Time Payments To Louisiana Front-Line Workers Will Begin This Week

One time $250 payments will start going out this week to Louisiana front-line workers.  Front-line workers are those who worked at grocery store checkouts, health care facilities, and on bus routes in the first months of the COVID outbreak. This one-time payment will be offered to as many as 200,000 people who meet the state…MORE

Things You Should Never Clean With Disinfecting Wipes

Things You Should Never Clean With Disinfecting Wipes

Are you still having problems finding disinfecting wipes?  When all this corona stuff started, it was one of the hardest items to find next to toilet paper! If you do have disinfectant wipes, you may be tempted to use them on everything to make sure surfaces are clean and safe.  Remember those wipes could cause…MORE

Shelter In Need Of Volunteers To Foster And Adopt

Shelter In Need Of Volunteers To Foster And Adopt

Kitten Foster Volunteers Needed The Lafayette Animal Shelter and Care Center (LASCC) needs foster volunteers to care for orphaned kittens that require specialized care. During kitten season, from April to October, it’s common for shelters to receive an influx of orphaned kittens which puts a strain on the kittens as well as the staff. Shelter…MORE

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