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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

LWV Marshall Candidate Forum

by: Acadiana 365

AOC Community Media, 101 Jefferson St., Ste. 100

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Leading up to Election day, candidate forums are an important way for the public to get information about the candidates theyre going to be voting upon. This year the League of Women Voters is hosting several public forums to assist voters. The League of Women Voters of Lafayette will host their first candidate forum for the upcoming City Marshall race on Thursday, September 18th. The public forum, scheduled for 6:00 p.m., will be held at the AOC Community Media Studio in the Rosa Parks Transportatio… [Event Website]

Genealogy Monthly Meeting

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ‘Genealogy 101,’ a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event. All meetings are held at the South Regional Library.… [Event Website]

SPREADSHEETS: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach computer classes. Spreadsheets Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing Using Windows classes Material covered: This course will introduce students to spreadsheet terminology and concepts. Specifically, students will learn how to enter text and numbers, use mathematical functions and create formulas, and develop some basic charts.… [Event Website]

Celebrating Family Ties

by: Acadiana 365

Abacus, 530 W. Pinhook Road

6:00pm-9:00pm

Please include the following Celebrating Family Ties , in your announcements, calendars, etc. Please see attached flyer. AVEC Les Enfants (AVEC) is a supervised visitation center structured, time-limited visit between non-custodial parents and his/her children. The visits take place in a private, fully equipped childrens playroom with a trained volunteer monitor present at all times and a part time staff person. The center is here to provide safe child-parent interaction; it is the intention of … [Event Website]

Professional Workshop: Trauma, PTSD 7 Traumatic Grief

by: Acadiana 365

Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St.

8:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

Given by Jamie Mariach, Ph.D, LPCC_S, LICDC, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, specializing in addiction treatment, PTSD, issues related to abuse and trauma, dissociative orders, and grief, and has earned Certification in Disaster Thanatology through the TEAR Center in Maryland She began her career in social services as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina, which opened her eyes to the widespread, horrific impact of traumatic stress a… [Event Website]

Professional Workshop:Trauma, PTSD & Traumatic Grief

by: Hospice of Acdiana

Conference Center 2600 Johnston Street

8:00am

Given by Jamie Mariach, Ph.D, LPCC_S, LICDC, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, specializing in addiction treatment, PTSD, issues related to abuse and trauma, dissociative orders, and grief, and has earned Certification in Disaster Thanatology through the TEAR Center in Maryland She began her career in social services as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina, which opened her eyes to the widespread, horrific impact of traumatic stress a… [Event Website]

Community

Friday, Sep 19, 2014

Downtown Alive! - Special Tribute to David Egan with Lil' Band O' Gold & Guests

by: Acadiana 365

Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette

6:30pm

Admission: Free

Downtown Alive! - Special Tribute to David Egan with Lil' Band O' Gold & Guests ''Sing It One More Time Like That'' will be the theme of the night as the songs of founding Lil Band O Gold keyboardist and vocalist David Egan ring through the streets of Downtown for Downtown Alive!, Friday, September 19th at Parc Sans Souci. Special guests include Jon Cleary, Sonny Landreth, Tommy McLain, Lil' Buck Sinegal, Roddie Romero, Jo-El Sonnier, Nathan Williams, and Miki Honeycutt of A-Train. Copies of David Egan's many albums will also be available for purchase. … [Event Website]

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

POW-MIA Day Ceremony

by: Acadiana 365

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

A celebration honoring the sacrifice made by prisoners of war and soldiers who remain missing in action with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Fri. 6 p.m., 337-344-9397. [Event Website]

Community

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

Volunteer Restoration Project at Holly Beach

by: Acadiana 365

Holly Beach, LA

8:00am-4:00pm

Admission:

Volunteer Restoration Project at Holly Beach  September 20, 2014 kicks off National Estuaries Week, a week-long celebration dedicated to educating communities about important habitats located along the coast. In Louisiana, where we continue to lose approximately 10,000 acres of coastal habitat annually, the need to help protect and restore our coast has never been greater. To celebrate National Estuaries Week, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) is hosting two exciting events: a volunteer-based restoration project and a photo contest. … [Event Website]

Dune Restoration Project

by: Acadiana 365

2527 Brant St., Holly Beach

9:00am-10:30am

Admission:

In celebration of the almost ten years of progress made since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast region, CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently launched Caring for Our Coast, a yearlong campaign emphasizing coastal conservation and restoration, and enforcing the long-held commitment by CITGO to the communities in which it operates. The campaign kicked-off August 29 in New Orleans, where nearly 100 volunteers from Team CITGO, the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and the Audubon Lou… [Event Website]

Wills and Life Planning

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

10:30 AM

Attorney Valerie Gotch Garrett will offer free informational sessions and answer frequently asked questions on this topic.North Regional Library 896-6323Saturday, Sept. 13 10:30 - 11:30 amSaturday, Sept. 20 10:30 - 11:30 am [Event Website]

Cajun French Music Festival

by: Acadiana 365

Cyr Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

Les Cadiens du Teche's (CFMA) music festival features Cajun bands, dancing, food, refreshments, raffle and door prizes. Cyr Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-369-7538, CajunFrenchMusic.org/Chapter_NewIberia [Event Website]

Community

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

Dine Around

by: Acadiana 365

Don's Downtown, 301 E. Vermilion Road

11:00am

Admission:

Join us for a monthly social outing with others whom have lost a loved one. Pre-registration required call Mollie Charpentier at 337-251-1614 [Event Website]

Dine Around

by: Hospice of Acdiana

Don's Downtown

11:00am

Admission: dutch

Join us for a monthly social outing with others whom have lost a loved one. [Event Website]

Community

Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Whole Foods Preview Party

by: Acadiana 365

Whole Foods Market, 4247 Ambassador Caffery Parkway

5:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: $10 donation

Whole Foods Preview Party Whole Foods is hosting a Preview Party of the store benefiting Lafayette Central Park (the Park at the Horse Farm) from 5 to 7 p.m. at a suggested $10 donation. 100 percent of the donations will go straight to the park. Attendees will get a sneak peek of the store before Whole Foods doors open and guests will enjoy delicious samples, beverages and live music. People can reserve a spot and make a donation to Lafayette Central Park through EventBrite. Whole Foods will accept funds at the door but encoura… [Event Website]

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

Gentle Yoga for Adults

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Registration begins Monday, September 8 at LafayettePublicLibrary. org. Please register for each date you are interested in attending. [Event Website]

BASIC INTERNET: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

Material covered: This class focuses on a conceptual understanding of the Internet and those components necessary to acquire connectivity. The class then deals with browser functions and the various techniques for finding information on the World Wide We… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

Community

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

INTEGRATING WORD & EXCEL: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach computer classes. Prerequisite: Word Processing and Spreadsheets. Material covered: Learn how to integrate spreadsheets and charts into word processing documents [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

Community

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]
Other Events

Whole Foods Preview Party

by: Acadiana 365

Whole Foods Market, 4247 Ambassador Caffery Parkway

7:30am

Admission: Free

Whole Foods Preview Party Whole Foods will hold their traditional bread breaking ceremony at 7:30 a.m. with the doors opening by 8 a.m. Company-wide, each store donates five percent of a days net sales to a local non-profit quarterly. For the store opening, were doing something special and holding five 1% Days to benefit the705 Young Leaders for a Better Acadiana, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Camp Bon Coeur, Lafayette Education Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank. Were so excited to partner with these great organizations! We inv… [Event Website]

Ernest Gaines Film Series

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:30 PM

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines’ firstbook, Catherine Carmier, and together with the Ernest J. GainesCenter on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we arecelebrating his works! Join us for these special events honoring oneof Louisiana’s literary greats.Film Series:Wednesdays at 6:30 pmSouth Regional LibrarySeptember 17:An Obsession of Mine: The Legacy of Ernest J. Gaines15 min, Not RatedThe Sky is Gray46 min, Not RatedSeptember 24:A Lesson Before Dying1… [Event Website]

"Relaxation Therapy": Acrylics and Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline GoodmanExhibit Dates: September 24 - November 18Galerie LafayetteGalerie Lafayette is located in the JeffersonStreet Branch at 538 Jefferson Street.For more information, Call 261-5787.Featured at ArtWalk Oct. 11 & Nov. 8… [Event Website]

BASIC INTERNET: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

Material covered: This class focuses on a conceptual understanding of the Internet and those components necessary to acquire connectivity. The class then deals with browser functions and the various techniques for finding information on the World Wide We… [Event Website]

Civil War Canonniers Discussion

by: Acadiana 365

Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission:

Author Michael Marshall will discuss his book "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Canonniers." Free program best suited for an adult audience. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, Wed. 6 - 7:30 p.m., 337-276-4408, JeaneretteMuseum.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Jeanerette-Museum… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia

Admission: Free

Carnival, fais do-do(s), coronation of Queen Sugar, blessing of the crop, photo and art exhibits, boat parade, Louisiana Sugar Cane parade, childrens parade and much more. Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSug… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]
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