The Chris LeBlanc Band featuring Luther Kent performs at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of the Music in the Park series in Jambalaya Park.

The concert, which ends at 5 p.m., is free.

Festival de la Prairie

The annual St. John’s Festival de la Prairie starts at 6 p.m. Friday on the grounds of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Prairieville.

The festival, which ends Sunday, includes rides, a run, raffle, food, music and an auction.

Side Effects performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The musical line-up Saturday includes Killin Time at 5:30 p.m. and Artemis at 8:45 p.m. Lil Bayou Band plays at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, and After 8 closes things out at 4:45 p.m.

Senior Health Fair

The Ascension Council on Aging’ annual Senior Health Fair is set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center’s gym.

Local health care providers and vendors will be on hand to provide seniors with information and services available for their health and personal needs, COA officials said in a news release.

It’s a perfect time to get needed health care information and have fun doing it.

For information about the Health Fair, call Nanette Daigle at (225) 473-3789.

Stash the Trash volunteers

Volunteers are needed for Saturday’s Stash the Trash and Neighbor Day in Donaldsonville.

The Donaldsonville Downtown Development District and Mainstreet Donaldsonville host the annual neighborhood clean-up.

In addition to the cleanup, neighbors are encouraged to clean and recycle goods from their yards. Tractors will be on hand to assist neighbors in disposing of old metal, trash, bicycles, tires and other large items.

Dispose of tires properly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the tire recycling trailer behind City Hall.

Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council will be at Louisiana Square to collect electronics or computer recycling.

The recycling program continues May 9 with the inaugural Donaldsonville Bayou Bargain Day, a community trash and treasure sale. Bayou Bargain Day will host neighbors with garage sale items at the parking lot of Community Acceptance, 317 Railroad Ave. Neighbors are welcome to sell their Garage Sale items with pre-registration and a $25 donation, collected at the end of the event.

For information or to register for the sale, call (225) 323-2555.

‘Favorite Faces’ exhibit

Artists and photographers are invited to submit works for the next River Community Church art and photography exhibit, “Favorite Faces.”

The free exhibit is open to adults and children.

Art and photographs will be accepted April 26-29 at the church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville.

The show will be from May 3-24 at the church.

A special exhibit, “God Bless America — People, Places and Pleasures,” will be held in honor of Fourth of July. The exhibit will be displayed June 28 to July 26. Art for the Fourth of July show, which is also open to art and photography from adults and children, will be accepted June 21-24.

Both events are sponsored by the RCC Creativity Group.

Contact Jeanie Liehe for information at or call the church office at (225) 744-4367.

Young artists featured

Artwork by two Prairieville Primary school fifth-graders is on display this month at the Governor’s Mansion.

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s first lady Supriya Jindal said artwork by Brett Dodson and Heidi Feng are among the works selected for the display.

In 2008, the Jindal family dedicated a wall in the rotunda of the Governor’s Mansion to children’s artwork.

Every month, a new group of art is displayed to pay tribute to Louisiana’s young artists.

Delaney hosting town hall

Ascension Parish School Board District 1 member Robyn Penn Delaney is holding a town hall meeting at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Donaldsonville City Hall, 609 Railroad Ave.

The meeting is to share an update on Ascension Parish Headstart, Donaldsonville Primary, Lowery Elementary, Lowery Middle and Donaldsonville High schools, Delaney said in a news release.

For information, call Delaney at (225) 717-1134.

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215, (225) 603-1996; fax, (225) 388-0371; email, or Deadline: noon Monday.