Community Calendar for April 16-17, 2022

Published 10:20 am Friday, April 15, 2022

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Bogalusa Easter egg hunt

The Bogalusa Easter egg hunt will be Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Cassidy Park main pavilion and stage.

Senior citizen picnic

The Washington Parish Council on Aging is having its annual senior citizen picnic on Friday, April 22, from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the Cassidy Park in Bogalusa. This event provides parish citizens with an opportunity to enjoy a day of food, fun and fellowship.

Reuben Adams Cemetery meeting

The annual meeting of the Reuben Adams Cemetery will be held Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Donations will be received at this time for the upkeep and maintenance of the cemetery. If you are unable to attend the meeting, a Reuben Adams Cemetery account is available at any Citizens Savings Bank location. For additional information, call 985-732-7401.

Franklinton Chamber meet and greet

The Franklinton Chamber of Commerce will return to activity Friday, April 29, at noon at Sugar Shack, located at 1223 Washington St. in Franklinton. This event will be a “meet and greet” for citizens to re-connect and network with business associates and others.

Drug take-back day

Nielsen’s Pharmacy, located at 1619 S. Columbia St. in Bogalusa, will have a drug take-back day on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Accepted items will include expired prescription drugs, unwanted prescription drugs, over-the-counter pills, controlled and non-controlled substances. Non-accepted items will include liquid products, injectable drugs and syringes.

Thomas reunion

The Big Thomas Reunion will be Saturday, April 30, at noon. Bible Baptist Church of Thomas will host with seating of 120-plus. Please bring food at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring all of your family and any pictures to display. Envelopes will be available for Thomas Cemetery donation; please include your name.

Recipes needed

The Mile Branch Settlement Cookbook Committee has begun collecting recipes for its newest fund-raiser project. You are invited to submit your favorite recipes, including those related to canning, freezing, and freeze-drying to preserve foods. Forms necessary for submitting recipes are available on the Mile Branch and Washington Parish Free Fair Facebook pages. You may also obtain email or hard copy forms by emailing Printed forms will be available through local civic organizations, businesses and churches in your area. Printed forms should be mailed to: “Mile Branch Cookbook c/o Washington Parish Free Fair, P. O. Box 574, Franklinton, LA 70438.” Deadline for submission of recipes is Saturday, April 30.

Community Unity Day

ADAPT will be sponsoring a Community Unity Day on Saturday, April 30, at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The purpose of this event is to bring the community together to share resources, educate citizens and have a good time with family and friends.