Listen to Music, Play Golf, Clean Up Your Neighborhood in St. Tammany | News from the St. Tammany community
CULTURE & LEISURE
RIVER MUSIC: A “Sunset at the River” concert is scheduled for May 21 from 6 to 9 pm at Columbia Street Landing on the Bogue Falaya River, 100 N. Columbia St. in Covington. Zac Maras and Jerry Hess perform at 6 pm, followed by the Redwine Jazz Band with Don Vappie at 7:30 pm Bring picnics and lawn chairs / blankets to sit on the lawn. Free entrance.
SING: Northlake Performing Arts Society concert at 7:30 p.m. on May 21 and 3 p.m. on May 23 at Mandeville, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2480 US 190. Tickets at www.npassingers.org or www.npas.ticketleap.com/singing.
ART EXHIBITION: The Louisiana Watercolor Society will be exhibiting members’ artwork at the Oak Knoll Country Club in Hammond from June 1 to 29. Reception opening from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 6. There will also be other exhibits, arts classes and workshops in Oak Knoll thanks to the club’s major renovations and excellent lighting. The society has more than 500 members; to apply, see louisianawatercolorsociety.org.
FREE FILMS: Slidell Movie Nights is back from Heritage Park on May 29, with “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope,” which is exactly what the return of another community event brings. A feature film will be screened on certain Saturday evenings from 8:30 p.m. (or sunset) to around 10:30 p.m., so grab lawn chairs, picnic blankets, ice chests, and bug spray and head to the park at 1701 Bayou Lane. Concessions will be available for a small fee.
A SCREAM: The 30 by Ninety Theater presents the cult musical “Little Shop of Horrors” in Mandeville from May 29 to June 13 at 880 rue Lafayette in Old Mandeville. Shows at 8 p.m. on May 29, June 4-5 and June 11-2; mornings at 2:30 p.m. on May 30, June 5-6 and June 12-13. This Hollywood sci-fi hit has been devouring the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years! Directed by Lori Molinary, under the musical direction of Jonathan Sturcken; reserved seats for adults $ 29; seniors / military $ 27; and students $ 25; will buy www.30byNinety.com
FUNDRAISING, FESTS AND OTHER EVENTS
GOLF: The 29th St. Luke Men’s Club Golf Tournament takes place on May 21 at the Royal Golf Club, Slidell; $ 75 per golfer. Openings for teams of four and individuals; registration begins at 11 a.m. lunch at 11:30 am; the shotgun starts at 1 p.m., with dinner and trophies to follow. Sponsorships available. Brian Clavin’s Hole Registration and Sponsorship Forms at (504) 579-2042, [email protected], or online at saintlukeslidell.org/mensgolf.
FOOLS: The Fools of Misrule is hosting a free community party at the Covington Trailhead from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 22. Food and beer trucks, four groups, Fools merchandise, and a membership tent for those who want to join.
GREEN INCHES: Northshore Garden & Plant Sale by St. Tammany Master Gardeners Association 9 am to 4 pm May 28-29, St. Tammany Fairgrounds, 1301 N. Florida St., Covington; www.stmastergardener.org, email [email protected] or LSU Ag Center in Covington at (985) 875-2635.
MARKET: The Ponchatoula Downtown Revitalization Program and Ponchatoula Branch Library are teaming up for StoryWalk, a free, family-friendly event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 22. read individual laminated pages of a children’s book displayed in downtown storefronts Pre-register for https://tangipahoa.evanced.info/signup or by calling the Ponchatoula library at (985) 386-6554.
PARTY: The Covington Business Association is hosting the second block party of the month on Columbia Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 28. Wine, dine, shop, see classic cars and enjoy music while strolling downtown.
RECOVER: The Great Military Road neighborhood clean-up day was postponed from 9 a.m. to noon on May 22, an initiative to beautify the area of military roads north and south east of Slidell. This Keep St. Tammany Beautiful project will focus on all neighborhoods, roads, parking lots, ditches and bayous from the entrance of I-59 at the end of Military Road north to US 190 at the south end. For more information, contact Sharon Snowdy at (504) 234-4151 or [email protected]; Carroll Knowles (985) 863-3204 or [email protected]; or Rick Moore (985) 898-2535 or by email at [email protected]
MOVE: Zumba with the mayor on May 23 at Bogue Falaya Hall. Register for the lunchtime session on Eventbrite Zumba-with-the-mayor or send an email to [email protected]
RESERVE THIS DATE
YOUTH: The James Samaritan will host its first State of Our Children Breakfast at 7 a.m. on July 16 at the Briggs Center of St. Paul’s School in Covington to chat with subject matter experts on causes, solutions, legislation, trends and statistics that have an impact on foster care placement. system and community beyond. The Covington area has more foster care cases than any other area in the state, and the nonprofit James Samaritan, which serves the foster care community, hopes to draw the necessary attention to what she calls this “invisible and underserved” community. Breakfast tickets, at a cost of $ 30 each or $ 200 per table of eight, are available at https://tinyurl.com/JSbreakfast or send an email to [email protected]
THEY ARE BACK: The Military Road Alliance has resumed community meetings at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Founders’ Building, 1150 Robert Boulevard; Park in the back and use the door to the first floor conference room. Next meeting at 7:30 p.m. on May 19; Guest speaker Kathy Lowrey, Managing Director of the Harbor Center, will present the reopening activities of the update center, new programs, a future food truck day and a possible expansion of the facilities. Participate in person or online. Inquiries to Robert Broome (985) 643-4565 or [email protected]
LEADERSHIP: The second session of the Northshore Young Professionals Economic Development Series will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on May 25. Available via Zoom or in person at a location to be determined. Designed for young professionals to learn about the impact of economic development on the community. St. Tammany Corporation series in partnership with the Northshore Young Professionals Committee of St. Tammany Chamber. Registration is free at StTammanyChamber.org.
BIZ TALK: A business-to-business networking session will be held from 8:30 am to 9:30 am on May 27 at the Slidell office in the St. Tammany chamber, 2220 Carey Street in Slidell. Open only to Chamber members to network and give a brief sales pitch on their activities. StTammanyChamber.org.
GOP: The Republican women of Bayou Lacombe will meet at 1 p.m. on May 25 at the home of member Linda Gibson in Mandeville. The guest speaker is Jimmie Davis, municipal councilor of St. Tammany Paris. For more information, contact Madelon Nohra at [email protected]
GIRLS: The next meeting of the Slidell Widows Social Club will be at 3 p.m. on April 25 at the John Wesley Center at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 360 Blvd. All widows are welcome; a social group, not professional advice. For more information contact Cindy Alberts (985) 707-7676 or [email protected]
WOOF WOOF: Northshore Humane Society’s Woofstock Community Veterinary Clinic is providing discounted, microchipped vaccines through June 30 in Covington. Call (985) 892-7387, ext. 3, or send an email to [email protected]