Community Calendar for Oct. 13, 2021

Published 2:24 pm Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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Legion bingo temporarily suspended

There will not be bingo at the American Legion until further notice. FEMA will be using the facility to assist the community with any damages sustained during the hurricane.

Parish Republican Women

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, the Washington Parish Republican Women will be hosting a fund-raiser luncheon at the ESM United Methodist Church, located at 510 Ave. B, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from any club member for $10, or at the door. A silent auction will be held.

Anti-violence workshops

National motivational speaker and author Dr. Fairest Hill will be in Bogalusa from Wednesday, Oct. 13, through Saturday, Oct. 16, to hold “Stop the Violence in Our Community” workshops. He will have an assembly for the youth at Bogalusa High School on Wednesday, Oct. 13, with subjects including Coping with Violence, Securely and Anonymously Reporting Tips about Violence, Anti-Bullying, and Drug-Gang Prevention. He will hold a similar assembly on Thursday, Oct. 14, at Central Elementary School at 9 a.m. Later that day, he will hold a “Positive Parenting” workshop for parents at Central Elementary School at 10 a.m. Finally, on Saturday, Oct. 16, there will be a “Let’s Come Together Community Finale Luncheon” at Poplas Quarters Recreational Center, located at 1-JJ Piper Drive in Bogalusa, starting at 1:30 p.m.

Fair merchandise pre-sale

There will be one more parish fair merchandise pre-sale on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. until noon at the fairgrounds. Official fair T-shirts and other items will be available for sale. There will be 25 official fair ornaments available at the pre-sale and another 50 for sale during the fair. These are first-come, first-serve.

Paper Clover drive

Stop by Tractor Supply Company in Bogalusa or Franklinton through Sunday, Oct. 17, to donate $1 at checkout for the #4HPaperClover drive. These donations are used to help Washington Parish 4-H programs develop young leaders in their communities. Remember to snap a photo of your “Paper Clover” and share it on social media with the hashtag “#4HPaperClover.”