Comedian Sinbad performs the final show of the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana’s 2011-12 series on June 27.
Ticket prices start at $35. Discounts are available for groups and University of Louisiana at Lafayette faculty and students.
For more information, call (337) 291-5555.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, or visit PASA’s website at http://www.pasa-online.org.
Volunteers are needed to sort food for the 19th annual National Association of Letter Carriers food drive, in partnership with United Way of Acadiana, the U.S. Postal Service and Food Net.
Those interested in volunteering can register online at UnitedWayofAcadiana.org, or contact Keler Williams, the agency’s Volunteer Center director, at (337) 706-1234.
To donate food, place a bag of nonperishable food next to your mailbox on May 12.
Picasso’s Attic sale
The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum hosts the benefit Picasso’s Attic Art Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The free event will be held at the museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette.
Art and prints ranging from $15 to $200 are available for purchase.
For more information, visit http://museum.louisiana.edu or call (337) 482-2278.
The Congressional Institute is sponsoring a nationwide high school visual art competition.
Residents can honor young south Louisiana artists by voting in the 2012 3rd District Congressional Art Competition and posting the comment “Best” on the picture they most like on http://www.facebook.com/repjefflandry.
In June, the first-place winner will fly to Washington and see his or her artwork unveiled in the Cannon Tunnel.
Bon Couer party
Camp Bon Couer hosts its Hearty Party on May 10 at Vermilionville in Lafayette as a benefit for the group’s efforts to send youngsters with heart defects to its summer camp.
A minimum donation of $25 will grant donors access to dinner, music by the Michot-Courville Band, Delta Papa and The Josh Taylor Band, and a silent auction.
To purchase tickets, visit heartcamp.com or call (337) 233-8437.
The deadline for St. Martin Parish Sheriff Ronald J. Theriot’s college scholarship has been extended until 4:30 p.m. Monday.
Theriot will award three $1,000 college scholarships to one senior each at Breaux Bridge High School, St. Martinville High School and Cecilia High School. The winners will be announced May 31.
For details, call Maj. Ginny Higgins at (337) 394-2725.
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