Outlying areas calendar for June 13-20, 2014 _lowres

Advocate file photo -- Elsie LeBlanc works on a craft during a past Junior Ranger Day at Tickfaw State Park. The park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield, will hold a Wild Crafts for Kids event at 11 a.m. Saturday.


  • THE DAY THE WAR STOPPED: various times and locations, St. Francisville. Events include graveside histories, historical presentations, concerts, re-enactments. daythewarstopped.net or (225) 635-4224


  • COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY: 8 a.m.-10 a.m., Dog Park, University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, St. Julien Avenue, behind the fire station on the corner of Johnston Street, Lafayette. Volunteers are asked to bring gloves to pick up trash, including bits of broken glass, bottle caps and other debris that could be uncomfortable to canines. Volunteers should also bring water and sunscreen. A University grounds crew will be on hand to provide trash bags and to haul trash away.
  • COFFEE & CANVAS: 10 a.m., South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Library staff will teach how to paint a sunflower. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 698-3015 or mylpl.info
  • SECOND SATURDAY IN SUNSET: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunset Rail Stop Flea Market, 312 Anna St., Sunset. Antiques, local art, cuisine and special interests. June theme: Chanky Chank- Cajun & Creole Music. Free. (337) 945-9188
  • WILD CRAFTS FOR KIDS: 11 a.m., Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. For children ages 5-12. The craft usually begins with a short talk or demonstration followed by a take-home craft project. Included in admission. (888) 981-2020
  • JUNETEENTH FOLKLIFE CELEBRATION: 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. A celebration that highlights the folk art, heritage and traditions of African Americans. No alcohol sold or allowed on site. (337) 945-5064
  • NATURE, NATURALLY: 1:30 p.m., Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. This program is for all ages. Its main focus is to get visitors outdoors while focusing on a specific topic found in nature. When weather permits, participants will go outside on a nature scavenger hunt, create take home field guides, play a nature themed game or even learn and play Native American sports. During inclement weather, visitors may participate in an indoor nature game or have a brief discussion followed by a video. (888) 981-2020
  • WILDLIFE THEATRE: 3 p.m., Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. Wildlife Theatre can be one of several types of theater based games, such as animal/wetlands charades, animal sounds energy ball, or Tickfaw Idol/karaoke. For families, large groups or individuals. All ages can participate, but children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Included in admission. (888) 981-2020
  • ATIONAL MARINA DAY: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., North Pier Marina, Port of Delcambre, 307 Isadore St., Delcambre. Live music, food and beverages. Free. (800) 844-6120
  • FLAG DAY CEREMONY: 6 p.m., Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Ceremony honoring veterans and fallen soldiers. Free. (337) 344-9397
  • FAIS DO-DO DANCE: 4:30 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 1717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Live music by Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie. $10. lvpark.com
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theatre, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Featuring Les Bons Sons, Bubba Hebert & The New Morse Playboys. $5. (337) 457-7389


  • HAMPSTEAD STAGE PRESENTS ‘ALICE IN WONDERLAND’: 10 a.m. Monday, South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston, (225) 698-3015; 2 p.m. Tuesday, Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond, (225) 686-2436. Free. mylpl.info
  • HAMPSTEAD STAGE PRESENTS ‘THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR’: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Free.


  • KOOL KINETICS: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Ages 6-11 explore different forms of energy through crafts and games such as pendulum painting and marble racing. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 567-1441 or mylpl.info


  • SODA POP SCIENCE: 2 p.m., Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Ages 8-11 learn some cool properties of soda, have fun with exploding experiments, and experiment with making a fizzy drink. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 686-2436 or mylpl.info
  • LIFE SIZE PAC-MAN: 5:30 p.m., South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Ages 12-18 can enter the world of Pac-Man and see if they have what it takes to outwit the ghosts. Free. (225) 698-3015 or mylpl.info
  • FOOTSTEPS IN TIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library-Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. This presentation will include stories and photographs of Gayle Breaux Smith’s journey tracing her Acadian ancestry from the Poitou area of France all the way to Breaux Bridge. To register, call (225) 673-8699. Free.


  • PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette. “Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper,” through Aug. 16; “Earth and Element: the Art of George Dunbar,” through Aug. 30. “The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery,” through Sept. 6. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278.