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8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive

8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive

8th Annual Holiday Care Package Drive will be held Sunday, December 13, 2020 beginning at 12 noon on the grounds of the Northgate Mall Parking Lot (in front of the external entrance of the former Transcom Building facing Moss St.). The care packages will be given out prior to Christmas Day. Priority will be given…MORE

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing Sites This Week

DATE PARISH LOCATION ADDRESS 11/30/20 12/01/20 12/02/20 12/03/20 12/04/20 – Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St, Lafayette Friday, December 4th Flu Vaccine available 11/30/20 St Martin St Martinville Health Unit 303 W. Port St, St Martinville 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Health Unit 715 Weldon St, New Iberia LA 12/01/20 Iberia Iberia Parish Ward…MORE

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day Postponed

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day Postponed

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Household Hazardous Waste Day at Cajun Field, scheduled for Saturday, November 21, has been tentatively rescheduled for the spring of 2021. Unfortunately, postponement is necessary because of issues beyond LCG’s control with the COVID-19 pandemic and a scheduling conflict with Cajun Field. A large venue, such as Cajun Field, is needed to…MORE

Thanksgiving Closure For Lafayette Transit System

Thanksgiving Closure For Lafayette Transit System

Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Department of Public Works Transit Division will not provide Daytime and Night Owl bus service on Thanksgiving Day, November 26. Paratransit service also will not run, however, approved riders are welcome to schedule rides. Bus and paratransit services will resume regular schedules on Friday, November 27. The Lafayette Transit System office will…MORE

Your Adventure Begins at the Lafayette Public Library, Check out an Adventure Kit!

Your Adventure Begins at the Lafayette Public Library, Check out an Adventure Kit!

  Get ready to dig deep into science, tech, outdoors, crafts, and early literacy! The Lafayette Public Library is adding Adventure Kits to their collection with a generous donation from Cox Communications. An Adventure Kit is like a library program in a box that can be checked out with your library card. Each kit comes…MORE

Covid 19 Testing Sites This Week

Covid 19 Testing Sites This Week

Drive Thru COVID- 19 Testing DATE PARISH LOCATION ADDRESS 11/23/20         11/24/20 *11/25/20   Lafayette Lafayette Parish Health Unit 220 W Willow St, Lafayette   11/23/20 St Martin St Martinville Health Unit 303 W. Port St, St Martinville    11/24/20   Acadia Acadia Parish Rice Arena 159 Cherokee Dr, Crowley *11/25/20   Iberia West End Park 1200…MORE

Louisiana’s Home Finale Against Central Arkansas Canceled Due To Covid

Louisiana’s Home Finale Against Central Arkansas Canceled Due To Covid

The final home game for Louisiana’s Ragin Cajuns has been canceled due to Covid 19.  The SBC Western division champs were scheduled to face Central Arkansas on Saturday. In a story from KLFY, “We appreciate our tremendous medical staff and athletic trainers working closely with our football program in order to best navigate the situation,”…MORE

Hearts of Hope Is Saying “No More”

Hearts of Hope Is Saying “No More”

Hearts of Hope is saying “No More”.  No More is an education, awareness and fundraising campaign aimed at ending the pervasiveness of sexual violence in Acadiana YOU can make a difference by saying NO MORE and donating today : www.theheartsofhope.org/donate Every service at Hearts of Hope is FREE to every client, every time. Your gift matters.…MORE

Get Out And Fish! Derby

Get Out And Fish! Derby

Get ready to fish! The Girard Park Pond in Lafayette is stocked with tagged, adult channel catfish for the Get Out and Fish! Derby scheduled during Thanksgiving week. All levels and ages are eligible to participate but must follow guidelines to receive a prize. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has stocked 16 ponds…MORE

Kaliste Saloom Lane Closure Due To Widening Project

Kaliste Saloom Lane Closure Due To Widening Project

Starting Wednesday, November 18, at 9 a.m., drivers on Kaliste Saloom Road heading in the direction of Ambassador Caffery Parkway can expect the left, inside lane to be closed as they approach Ambassador Caffery. The lane closure will continue on Kaliste Saloom heading in the direction of E. Broussard Road. Kaliste Saloom will continue to…MORE

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