July 04, 2012
WOW sells discount fireworks
Women Outreaching Women plans to sell discount fireworks until July 5 at 26852 4-H Club Road, Denham Springs.
WOW will also showcase artwork by local artists.
Proceeds from fireworks sales will benefit WOW, a nonprofit organization in Livingston Parish that operates an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence.
For more information, call (225) 665-6713.
Watercolor art classes
Watercolor classes sponsored by the Arts Council of Livingston Parish that were scheduled for June 20 and 22 have been rescheduled.
The beginner classes designed for high school students and adults will be from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 9 and 16.
No experience is required.
The classes are designed for students who want to learn about painting with watercolors but have never had the courage to try, organizers said. Instructor Paulette Ferguson will demonstrate watercolor painting techniques, and participants will also learn to mix colors and composition.
Those attending will need 9-inch-by-12-inch, 140-pound watercolor paper or pad, a selection of watercolor brushes: ½ to 1 inch flat wash brush, a No. 6 round brush, a No. 4 or No. 6 blending angle brush, and a small liner brush. Watercolor paints and other miscellaneous supplies will be provided.
The cost is $35, and $30 for Arts Council members.
CityFest event slated
The city of Walker will celebrate an old fashioned Independence Day with music, water slides, craft fair, fireworks and more at CityFest.
The summer craft show will start at 2 p.m. Saturday. Other activities will start at 4 p.m. All activities will be held at Sidney Hutchinson Park, 13750 Ball Park Road.
Admission is free.
For more information, visit http://cityfest.walker.la.us.
Class of 1992 reunion
The Denham Springs High School Class of 1992 will have its 20-year reunion July 28 at Forrest Grove in Denham Springs.
The cost is $40 per person or $80 per couple. The money is due no later than Saturday.
For more information, contact Mary Schmitt Cambre at (225) 620-4684 or maryc
The registration deadline for the Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs 14th annual all-Parish Choir Camp is Sunday.
The camp for children entering kindergarten through fifth grades will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 16-20 at First Baptist Church in Denham Springs.
The cost is $65. For more information or to register, contact BarbaraWalker@LPCCsing.org or call/text (225) 247-8555.
Springfield Team City and the Town of Springfield will host an Independence Day celebration with fireworks from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 1 at Fayard’s Field.
Festivities include an antique car show and 1950s rock and roll by Homer T. and Swamp People. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at Florida@theadvocate.com.