Cajun and Creole music, dancing, crafts and storytelling will be featured Saturday in Eunice as part of the celebration of the National Park Service’s centennial.
Children may participate in the Explore and Restore craft workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center, 250 W. Park Ave. Cajun Conversations meets from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the same location. A cooking demonstration is set for 1 p.m., craft demonstrations for 2 p.m. and music and dancing at 3 p.m. All programs are free.
Tickets go on sale at 4 p.m. for the weekly Rendez-vous des Cajuns show at Eunice’s historic Liberty Theater. Cajun and Creole musicians Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots, Bruce Daigrepont’s Cajun Band and Michael Doucet will perform from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
School officials to talk taxes
Acadiana Patriots will host Lafayette Parish school system officials at its monthly meeting from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the downtown Lafayette public library.
Donald Aguillard, Lafayette Parish school system superintendent, and Justin Centanni, District 6 member of the School Board, will speak about the school system’s proposed facilities tax that will be on the April 9 ballot.
Holly Talley, state director for Concerned Veterans for America, will also give a presentation.
For information, call (337) 654-2805 or visit Acadiana Patriots.com.
Adult flag football sign-ups
Team registration continues through Feb. 19 for adult flag football organized by the Lafayette Recreation and Parks Department.
Entry fees for a team are $375. Registration packets will be available at the Girard Park Administration Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
For information, contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (337) 291-8380.
Dave Robicheaux art reveal
The Iberia Preservation Alliance on Monday will reveal poster art for the inaugural Dave Robicheaux Literary Festival.
Poster creator Trent Oubre, a New Iberia native and painter, will be recognized at the event, which is set for 10 a.m. at Victor’s Cafeteria, 109 W. Main St.
The public is invited to the free event.
For information, contact Cathy Indest at (337) 364-1603 or cathy.indest @lhcgroup.com.
Submit items to Acadiana bureau chief Richard Burgess at rburgess@the advocate.com or by fax to (337) 269-0410.