Community Calendar for Oct. 23-24, 2021

Published 12:53 pm Friday, October 22, 2021

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Prevention on the Go

The Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, in partnership with Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, will host “Prevention on the Go” breast and colorectal cancer screenings on Thursday, Oct. 28, at Nielsen’s Pharmacy, located at 1619 S. Columbia St. in Bogalusa. Masks are required and the clinic will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. — appointments are required. For more information, call 985-287-5775.

Ask a Lawyer

Discuss your legal concerns with a lawyer for free on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Franklinton Branch Library. Get answers to your questions about bankruptcy, civil lawsuits, collection matters, custody, divorce, evictions, FEMA/disaster benefits, food stamps, foreclosures, housing, Medicaid, Social Security, SSI/SSDI, successions, taxes and wills. For more information, visit online at This clinic will not handle criminal matters. This event is being sponsored by Louisiana State Bar Association LEAP (Legal Education and Assistance Program).

Business on the Block Party

The Bogalusa Police Department is joining forces with Bogalusa’s Business on the Block Party to present “National Night Out” on Friday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. at Cassidy Park.

Franklinton trunk or treat

Franklinton Town Hall will have a “Trunk-Or-Treat” for ages 12 and under on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Franklinton Social Planning Committee.

Riverside trunk or treat

Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton will have a drive-thru “trunk or treat” on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Drive Thru Trunk N Treat

Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting a Drive Thru Trunk N Treat on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Avenue B Sports Complex. Please use the back parking lot to enter the drive thru. Come early and enjoy lots of candy and learn how to have faith over fear, like the heroes from Hebrews 11. For more information, please call 985-516-0969 or go to the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church’s Facebook page.

October Fest

Pastor Wesley Quave and the New Life U.P.C. congregation at 1600 Jefferson St. in Bogalusa will be holding an October Fest on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Lots of fun activities for children will be available, as well as cake walks, jump houses, putt-putt golf and a general store with lots of goodies. Come join us for some friendly, fall fellowship.

Run for Veterans

There will be a run/walk for veterans to benefit Our Veterans Memorial Park. It will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, at the park site in LSU Lee Forest, located at 54042 Dollar Road. There will be events for the whole family, including live music and food. The run/walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the other events will be from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Register online by visiting “Our Veterans Memorial Park” on Facebook.

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.