Hospice of Acadiana raffle set for this week
Ticket sales end Wednesday for the annual Hospice of Acadiana raffle.
The winner will be announced on Friday.
The prize package includes a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 crew cab truck and a Winnebago Winnie Drop Camper.
Tickets are $25.
All proceeds support hospice programs.
For more information, visit www.hospiceacadiana.com.
Patriotic concert in Iberia
The Iberia Cultural Resources Association, the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and the Iberia Community Band will present a free patriotic music concert and tribute to veterans at 3 p.m. on June 26 at the Sugar Cane Festival Building on Parkview Drive in New Iberia.
For more information, visit www.iberiacultural.com.
Creole culture celebrated
The Vermilionville historic park in Lafayette will host a free Creole Culture Day on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Activities include cooking demonstrations, live music, zydeco dance classes, children’s activities and exhibits.
For a detailed schedule, visit www.vermilionville.org.
The Lafayette Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 16 at the Lafayette South Regional Library on Johnston Street.
Guest speaker Henry Peterson Jr. will discuss using Legacy genealogy software.
For more information, visit www.lafayettegenealogicalsociety.org.
Boating safety course
A boating education safety course will be held on June 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Patterson Civic Center on Cotton Drive in Bayou Vista.
The course, which is free, is required for any person born after Jan. 1, 1984, who wishes to operate a boat having a motor with more than 10 horsepower.
To register, visit wlf.louisiana.gov/boating/courses.
Avery Island cooking classes
The Tabasco 1868 restaurant on Avery Island is now offering cooking classes with chef Lionel Robin at 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
The cost is $75 per person.
For more information, visit www.tabasco.com.
Acadiana Symphony summer camps
The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra’s Conservatory of Music is offering week-long music and art summer camps through Aug. 1.
Prices range from $150 to $250.
For more information and to register, visit www.acadianasymphony.org/conservatory.
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