Community Calendar for April 23-24, 2022

Published 9:39 am Friday, April 22, 2022

District A clean-up day

The eighth annual “District A Spring Clean-Up Day will be Saturday, April 23. Your help is needed and organizers are calling on all volunteers from: non-profit organizations, schools, community colleges, environmental clubs, service clubs, youth groups and churches, juvenile and adult probation, community service programs and the general public. The focus will be on nuisances such as litter, trash, weeds and wild growth. Volunteers will be assigned; residents may adopt their block. Bring your weed eaters, hedge cutters, and your choice of cutting tool in order to clean up. Dumpsters will be placed at Poplas and Redmond and Second Street and MLK. Volunteers should meet up at the corner of Poplas Street and Redmond Street. Hours are 8 a.m. until noon. District A extends north to City Limits Road, south to Fourth Avenue, east to Austin Street and west to parts of North Columbia Road. COVID-19 preventive measures will be practiced.

Franklinton clean-up day

Mayor Greg Route and the various organizations of Franklinton will meet on Saturday, April 23, at 8 a.m. at the Maintenance Building to get equipment and group off to clean the town. They will meet back up there at 11 a.m. for lunch. Everyone is asked to come out and help to keep their beautiful town clean.

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.

Public hearing

A public hearing will be held for the redistricting plans for the 2020 census, on Monday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Bogalusa High School auditorium. BHS is located at 100 M.J. Israel Drive.

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.