Around Acadiana for June 25, 2013

NUNU Arts and Culture Collective launches the monthly French film series, Cinema Français at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a showing of “The Intouchables.”

Each screening will feature a brief introduction and a discussion session following the viewing. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own snacks and drinks to the free event.

Zydeco concert

A zydeco concert will be held at 9 p.m. Friday at Mojo’s Sports Bar at the Evangeline Downs Casino in Opelousas to kick off the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana’s Home Run Derby fundraiser to be held on Saturday in Opelousas.

The concert features Keith Frank. Tickets are $12 at the door.

The Home Run Derby begins at 9 a.m. for children ages 12 and under and at 10 a.m. for adults at South City Park, 1524 S. Market St., Opelousas, with participants going to bat against Opelousas Police Chief Perry Gallow.

Children can take swings for free, but it’s $20 for 10 swings for adults. The batter who scores more home runs than Gallow will win a trophy and T-shirt.

After the derby, members of the Opelousas Police Department will play a softball game against the Lafayette Fire Department.

The event also features fun jumps, food and drinks with all proceeds benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana.

Senior Independence Day

Hospice of Acadiana holds its 2nd annual Senior Independence Day from 10 a.m. to noon July 2 at its offices at 2600 Johnston St.

The event offers senior citizens in Acadiana the chance to learn more about health services available in the community. The event is free and lunch will be provided.

To reserve a spot, call Ann or Tammy at (337) 232-1234.

Fundraiser for CUPS

Communities Uniting in Prayer and Service will hold a barbecue hamburger fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 1130 Johnston St.

The organization assists families in need. For tickets, call (337) 234-4848.

School registration

The Lafayette Parish School System will offer one-stop registration services for parents and guardians starting Wednesday at the former Lerosen Elementary School, 516 E. Pinhook Road.

The centralized registration enables parents to register more than one child, even if they’re attending different schools, register for student services and meet with district personnel about issues ranging from health and wellness to transportation all in one location.

Centralized registration is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and July 17, July 18, Aug. 7 and Aug. 8.

Parents are required to bring the following: Student’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization records, last report card and proof of address (utility bill in parent/guardian’s name). Registration forms are available at and at registration.

For more information, contact the district’s Health and Wellness Department at (337) 521-7090.

Submit items to Acadiana bureau chief Richard Burgess at or by fax to (337) 269-0410.