Community Calendar for Jan. 15-16, 2022

Published 12:47 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

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Dr. King Jr. event

On Saturday, Jan. 15, Redzone Bar and Grill, located at 15310 Louisiana Highway 21 in Bogalusa, will present a “Southern Soul Event” dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Presale tickets are $10 and will be $20 at the door. Door open at 8 p.m. and this event is for “grown folks only.” For more information, call 985-732-7007, or Thomas Kates at 985-750-8061. The speaker will be Martin L. Gray III. Gloria Kates will recite a poem, Deidre Owens will have a solo and Krysta Parker will perform a song. The emcee will be Tiye Yayu and pastor Dr. Bridget Johnson will pray.

Bogalusa Showcase 2022

The Bogalusa Showcase 2022 will be Saturday, Jan. 15, starting at noon at Cassidy Park and Pocahontas Street in Bogalusa. It is free admission, and free to perform for musical artists. All genres and ages are welcome, and audience members can donate to their favorite artists while they perform. To book a performance slot, call 985-402-9449.

Geaux Jobs career fair

The Washington Parish Geaux Jobs Center is hosting a career fair scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at The Place, 426 Georgia Ave. in Bogalusa. Businesses will be present to assist with job placement and career development. Also, any businesses that are hiring and are interested in attending can contact Hope Whitfield at 985-545-1050. The deadline for vendor registration is Monday, Jan. 17. The Washington Parish Geaux Jobs Center, located at 537 Kentucky Ave. in Bogalusa, is available to assist with resume building in preparation for the career fair.