This Week --
The Greater Golden Light Baptist Church family of Basile will host its 6th Annual Pastor & Wife Anniversary Service today at 1:30 p.m.
The public is invited.
Maxie honors Veterans today
The Maxie Cemetery Association, Inc. and the American Legion Post 371 will conduct an annual ceremony honoring Veterans in the Maxie Cemetery today at 2 p.m.
The public is invited and asked to bring their own lawn chairs.
For more information, call Lloyd Stakes at 783-4235.
event set Monday
The VFW Memorial Day celebration will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Memorial brick and fountain on S. Second Street.
All veterans are invited along with the public.
Motorcycle safety awareness Monday
The local chapter of MAC (Motorcycle Awareness Campaign) will be holding a public event to raise awareness of motorcycle safety issues on Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Winn Dixie, in honor of Motorcycle Awareness Month.
There will be a wrecked motorcycle on display to draw attention to motorcycle safety issues, as well as a bake sale, information on driver safety in regards to motorcycles and recruitment materials.
Ham and Turkey Bingo set Saturday
The American Legion Post #371 will have a Ham and Turkey Bingo at the American Legion Hall in Iota on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Frontline Youth Garage Sale Sat.Frontline Youth Group of Faith Christian Worship Center in Eunice will host a Fundraiser Garage Sale at 901 West Peach on Saturdayfrom 7 a.m. until noon to help them raise money for Deeper Youth Summer Camp.
Next Week --
Trinity Sunday set for June 3
The Vestry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Crowley, located at Northern and Hoffpauir, will have a special event on Trinity Sunday, June 3. “A Gathering of Old Friends” is an event to call together all those with a connection to Trinity Episcopal Church.
There will be a covered dish luncheon afterwards the Parish House.
St. Thomas More
sets VBS June 4
St. Thomas More Church invites all children to its Vacation Bible School “Son Treasure Island” June 4 - June 8 beginning each day at 9 a.m. until noon.
The bible school is designed for children kindergarten age through sixth-grade. The cost is $10 per child.
Registration forms can be picked up at St. Thomas More Church, deadline to register is May 29.
FBC Vacation Bible School June 4
The First Baptist Church in Eunice will host its Vacation Bible School “Sky, Where Kid’s Imagination takes Flight,” on the week of June 4 - June 8 beginning at 9 a.m. until noon.
The VBS is designed for children pre-k through sixth-grade age group.
For more information, call 457-2361.
sets day camp
Acadian Baptist Center will be hosting “Meeting Jesus” day camp, June 4-8. There will be swimming and other activities.
The price is $70 per person. Campers in Pre-K through 3rd grade are invited to attend.
For further information, or to reserve a spot contact Peggy Watson or James Newsom at 457-9047 or ABCCamp@ABCCamp.com. You may also visit www.ABCCamp.com/DC.
CFMA Free lessons set for June 5
The Cajun French Music Association Acadiana Charter Chapter will be having Free Lessons for Youth and Adult, Accordion, fiddle, guitar and dance at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, located at 250 West Park Avenue in Eunice every Tuesday and Thursday, beginning June 5 through June 21 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Registration for lessons will take place at 6:30 p.m. prior to first class.
Information call: 457-8499.
Kiwanis shrimp etouffee fund raiser
The Eunice Kiwanis Club will be hosting its 4th Annual Etouffee Dinner fund raiser. This year will be shrimp etouffee, potato salad and a roll.
Tickets are $8 each.
Dinners can be picked up at the VFW hall across from Eunice High on June 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Part of the proceeds from the dinner sales go to benefit the Eunice Community Health Center, which provides free or at-cost health care for the working uninsured and underinsured.
Tickets can be purchased at Maple Ave Pharmacy, at the clinic, or from any Kiwanis Club member.
Lakeview BBQ by the Beach June 8
Lakeview BBQ on The Beach will be held June 8 and 9 at LakeView Park & Beach benefitting The Boy Scouts Troop & Crew #425.
There will be different BBQ cooking catergories to enter in, such as sauce, brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken and more. Also a Greatest Hamburger Competition will be held on Friday, June 8.
For more information and entries forms, contact 457-2881 or 459-6776.
La. Cajun Culture
Celebration June 9
The Louisiana Cajun Culture & Music Club will host their 27th Annual Un Celebration de Cajun Leur Culture avec Leur Musique on Saturday, June 9 from 7 p.m. until. 11 p.m. at the Northwest Community Center in Eunice.
Jason Frey will provide Cajun entertainment.
There will be Cajun food, drinks, dancing, and door prizes.
Admission $6 per person. No ice chests allowed.
All proceeds will be used for preservation of the Cajun Language, Culture and music.