Community Calendar for Aug. 14-15, 2021

Published 9:54 am Friday, August 13, 2021

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Girls troop meeting
American Heritage Girls Troop LA1914 will have an open meeting to explain what AHG is all about. The meeting will be Monday, Aug. 16, from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Plainview Baptist Church, located at 55179 Louisiana Highway 60 in Bogalusa. Come join the troop for cake and ice cream, fun and games, and information and recognition. The AHG is devoted to helping girls grow in character and service to Christ, family, church and community.

Cupcakes and Conversation
Bogalusa City Council member Danielle Keys will be hosting “Cupcakes and Conversation,” featuring Mayor Wendy Perrette, on Thursday, Aug. 19, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, located at 432 Sullivan Drive in Bogalusa. Masks and social distancing will be strictly enforced.

Blood drive
The town of Franklinton will have a blood drive on Friday, Aug. 20, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the town hall. The Franklinton Social Planning Committee will host this event.

Substitute in-service
There will be a substitute in-service for Franklinton Primary Elementary, Franklinton Jr. High and Franklinton High School at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the FPES SPED auditorium. If you are interested in being a substitute teacher at any of these schools, please come to the meeting.

Barber/Warren family reunion
The Barber/Warren family (descendants of Sam Warren and Ira Barber) reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Pine Masonic Lodge. Bring a covered dish, old photos and enjoy the day with family. For any questions, call Lois Warren Tynes at 985-848-5986.

Washington Parish Fair Queen informational meeting
The Washington Parish Fair Queen and the Fair Queen Committee cordially invites young ladies between the ages of 17 and 22 interested in becoming Washington Parish Fair Queen to attend an official informational meeting on Sunday, Aug. 29, at 2 p.m. at Varnado Store Museum in Franklinton, located at 936 Pearl St.

Cupcakes and Canines
The Washington Parish Animal Shelter and Tractor Supply Company are hosting “Cupcakes and Canines,” an event that includes free pupcakes (cupcakes for your pets), low cost vaccinations, microchipping, paw print painting, and local vendors. Most of all, dogs and cats will be available for adoption. The event will be on Friday, Sept. 3, at the animal shelter, located at 23046 YACC Road, from noon until 6 p.m.

Bogalusa Open Market
The Bogalusa Parks Recreation and Culture Commission will be holding the Bogalusa Open Market on Saturday, Oct. 2. This event will be similar to the city-wide garage sale in Abita Springs. The market will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Bogalusa Sports Complex on Avenue B. Opportunities include garage sale booths, vendor booths, food booths and interactive map advertising. For more information or an application, visit “Bogalusa Open Market” on Facebook or email The deadline to sign up to participate is Wednesday, Sept. 1.