Community Calendar for Oct. 30-31, 2021

Published 3:11 pm Friday, October 29, 2021

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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 Medical Center 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 and checking under “Events.” Please bring a chair.

Legion bingo 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 alert system
Stay alert by enrolling in the Washington Parish Emergency Notification System. This alert system provides rapid notification of emergencies, critical events and urgent situations. The alert system can send notifications through the following methods: phone call, text, email or TTY/TTD service for the hearing impaired. Landline phones are automatically entered for the alert system. To receive alerts through a mobile phone or email, a citizen must register through one of the following options: call 985-282-2620, text “Alert” to 985-282-2620, or sign up online at Citizens can also download the Hyper Reach Anywhere app to any smartphone. This alert system is completely free.

Bogalusa Help Center
It’s easy to smile when someone cares, and Bogalusa Help Center, our local food bank, cares. It is now a drive-through operation, located at 350 Martin Luther King Drive in Bogalusa. It is open from 8 a.m. until noon every Wednesday (except the fifth Wednesday of the month) providing food to those in need in our community.