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Kids & Family

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

IPL String Art @ Parkview Library

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Parkview Library, 500 Grand Pre Blvd., New Iberia

1:00pm

Admission: Free

Youths ages 11-17 are invited to register for this crafty program on April 24 starting at 1:00 PM conducted by Ms. Linda at the Parkview Library. Enjoy creating beautiful works of art from the unlikely medium of sting. Participants will use colored string to make a beautiful geometric pattern and keep their work for display. Space is limited and registration is required. Visit us online at www.iberialibrary.org and click on the SignUp link to register or give us a call at any branch of the Iberia Parish … [Event Website]

IPL Frozen playing at the Lydia Library

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Lydia Library, 4800 Freyou Road, New Iberia

2:00pm

Admission: Free

Join us at the Lydia branch on April 24th at 2:00 PM for a screening of the Disney film Frozen. The kidos are sure to enjoy this icy tale. Space for this event is limited. To register, contact your local branch or visit us online at www.iberialibrary.org. [Event Website]

Teen Performance Troupe: Rehearsal & Performance

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Rehearsal: Saturday, March 8 2:30 – 4:30 pmRehearsal & Performance:April 22, 23, 24 9:30 am – 11:30 amTeen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteersand behind-the-scenes help for family puppet shows.Registration begins Monday, February 17.… [Event Website]

Teen Book Club

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:30 PM

Thursday, April 24 6:30 – 7:30 pmJoin in a discussion of The Maze Runner by James Dashner. Register and pick up a book beginning Monday, March 24. [Event Website]

The Wartville Wizard: Puppet & Show

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Ages 5–12.Ever wonder what happens to all the litter we throw away? This puppet show puts litter in a new light when the Wartville Wizard gets angry enough to do something about it! Tuesday, April 22 10:30 - 11:30 amWednesday, April 23 10:30 - 11:30 amThursday, April 24 10:30 - 11:30 amSouth Regional Library 981-1028… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Party in the Park

by: LCVC

The Park at the Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St,Lafayette,LA,70503

Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at g

Party in the Park, a fundraising festival, will celebrate the unveiling of the park's master plan with music, food, family-fun activities and arts and crafts booths, highlighting the versatility and beauty of the park. [Event Website]

Kids & Family

Friday, Apr 25, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

IPL St. Peter Movie Afternoon

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish St. Peter Library, 1111 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia

2:00pm

Admission: Free

Join us at the St. Peter Library on April 25 at 2:00 PM for our monthly afternoon movie. Come watch this classic tale and enjoy some light refreshments. Registration is required. Visit us online at www.iberialibrary.org and click on the SignUp link to register or give us a call at any branch of the Iberia Parish Library. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and your Iberia Parish Library.… [Event Website]

Fun Friday

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

9:00am-4:00pm

Admission: $40

Fun Friday will be held April 25, 2014 from 9am to 4pm. It will include a magic show by Rob Rue, pizza for lunch, theatre games and improv. Spaces are limited. The registration deadline is Monday, April 21 @ 4pm. Please fill out the registration form below and submit back to this email.… [Event Website]

30th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

St. John Francis Regis Church grounds,370 Main Street,Arnaudville,LA,

Fri. 5 p.m.-Midnight; Sat. 11 a.m.-Midnight; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Festival features award winning bands along with carnival rides. Etouffee includes seafood, meats, vegetables and wild game featured in Mayor's cookoff. [Event Website]

Teen Advisory Board

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

11:00 AM

Saturday, March 29 11:00 am– 12:30 pmFriday, April 25 11:00 am– 12:30 pmThese teens have a voice in the planning of programs, bookselections and other resources at the South Regional Library.Registration begins Monday, March 3. [Event Website]

Get Your Game On: Teens

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

2:00 PM

Show how you can brawl with the best in a Super Smash Bros. Brawltournament or Just Dance! Registration begins Monday, March 3. [Event Website]

The Magic of Rob Rue

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

10:00am

Admission: $10, $7

The Magic of Rob Rue Get ready to be amazed by Rob Rue. Friday, April 25, Rob will knock your socks off with reality-defying illusions, great magic and hilarious comedy at his Magic show. And then on Saturday, April 26, Rob will captivate you with an amazing show that will have you howling with laughter at his Comedy Hypnotist show. A great Easter gift for children and grandchildren. Give a gift that they will remember and make great memories with them! Tickets are on sale now, however, if you purchase a ticket to both sho… [Event Website]

Bach Lunch

by: LCVC

Parc Sans Souci,201 East Vermilion St.,Parc Sans Souci,Lafayette,LA,70501

Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., Performance from noon-1 p.m.

Admission: Free performance; Lunch

There's no better way to welcome Spring than by enjoying a delicious lunch while listening to Lafayette's only free lunchtime concert series. 3/28 Cedric Watson Trio; 4/4 Lafayette Rhythm Devils; 4/11 T'Monde; 4/18 Bonsoir Catin; 4/25 Les Hay Babies. For a complete schedule of bands and restaurants visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Kids & Family

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014

Comdey Hypnotist Rob Rue

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $7

Comdey Hypnotist Rob Rue Get ready to be amazed by Rob Rue. Friday, April 25, Rob will knock your socks off with reality-defying illusions, great magic and hilarious comedy at his Magic show. And then on Saturday, April 26, Rob will captivate you with an amazing show that will have you howling with laughter at his Comedy Hypnotist show. A great Easter gift for children and grandchildren. Give a gift that they will remember and make great memories with them! Tickets are on sale now, however, if you purchase a ticket to both… [Event Website]

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Kids & Family

Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Kids & Family

Monday, Apr 28, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Chenier Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Chenier Branch

10:00 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Kids & Family

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Broussard Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Broussard Branch

10:00 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Baby Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Baby Time is designed to introducemothers, fathers, or caregivers and babiesages 9-18 months to nursery rhymes, songs,fingerplays, and early literacy information. [Event Website]

IPL Mini Movers

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

10:00am

Admission:

Each Tuesday during the month of April the Main Library invites you to join us in our Mini Movers music and motion program for children ages 1 4 and their parents or caregivers. In these 30 45 minute sessions, we will move, dance, make a little music of our own and have a snapping good time. Registration is not required. Simply drop by the Main Library on any Tuesday during the month of April at 10:00 a.m. and get yourself and your children moving during the day. For more information on this program, p… [Event Website]

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Kids & Family

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

Rhythms on the River

by: LCVC

River Ranch Town Square,1100 Camellia Boulevard,Lafayette,LA,70508

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Rhythms on the River Join us in the town square of River Ranch every Thursday evening for free live music. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy! 4/3:Foret Tradition with GG Shin & TK Hutlin; 4/10: Louisiana Red; 4/17: Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band; 5/1: MoJeaux; 5/8: Jimmie Van Zant, 5/15: Chee Weez… [Event Website]
Other Events

Jefferson Street Story Castle

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Toddler Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Fifteen-minute story sessions geared to children 18-35 months.Adults must accompany toddlers. [Event Website]

North Regional Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Bedtime Stories

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

Held on designated Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the South Regional Library. This program is a night-time version of Family Story Time. No preregistration required. On Mar. 12 and April 9 stories will be told in French. [Event Website]

Teen Animanga Club

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

6:00 PM

All films rated PG-13.Wednesday, March 26 6:00 – 7:30 pmWednesday, April 30 6:00 – 7:30 pmNorth Regional LibraryWatch and discuss video clips. Refreshments provided. [Event Website]

Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market

by: LCVC

Horse Farm,2913 Johnston St.,Lafayette,LA,70503

8 a.m.-noon

The Market at The Horse Farm serves as the premier venue for seasonal, farm-based products, and artisanal creations, offered by local producers, artists and vendors in a celebratory atmosphere of community, enrichment and entrepreneurism, created through the mutual support of its members and patrons.… [Event Website]

Food Tasting Tour

by: LCVC

Cajun Food Tours,

10am and 2:30pm

Admission: $49/ person includes all

Hop aboard our cozy bus for a delicious taste of Acadiana. Your knowledgeable guide brings our culture to life while you visit 6 of the area's best eateries to sample local favorites. Yum! [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.
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