Football spirit

The West Feliciana Sports Park is hosting a bonfire pep rally from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to celebrate the West Feliciana High School Saints football team as it hosts North Webster on Friday in a first-round Class 3A playoff game.

Harvest in the Hills

Tickets are on sale for the St. Francisville Area Foundation's eighth annual Harvest in the Hills Sunday. Musical performances are planned by Sara Collins and Parish County Line.

The program starts at 2 p.m. at Greenwood Plantation, 6838 Highland Road, St. Francisville, and honors veterans. Proceeds benefit Warrior Bonfire Program and the St. Francisville Area Foundation.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Visit http://stfrancisvilleaf.org/ for more tickets.

Recycling event

West Feliciana Parish, Keep America Beautiful and Keep West Feliciana Beautiful are holding America Recycles Day, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15. Drop off household problem waste at the Community Service Center, 12292 Jackson Road, St. Francisville. Items being accepted include clothing, furniture, household and yard waste, appliances, electronics, tires, batteries, chemicals, paint and hazardous materials, as well as glass, metal, paper and plastic items. 

Peace on Earth

Mark your calendar for Wilson's annual Christmas Parade set for 11 a.m. Dec. 16. The theme will be "Peace on Earth."

Line-up starts at Carruth Road by 10:45 a.m. Anyone interested in taking part can call (225) 629-5415 or email tgarig63@bellsouth.net. There is no fee to enter.

Words of encouragement

Friends and family of St. Francisville resident Mary Heine are asking that cards and letters of encouragement be sent to Heine during her cancer treatment.

Heine is undergoing treatment and friends say she would appreciate mail.

Cards and letters of encouragement can be mailed to P.O. Box 2802 St. Francisville, LA 70775.

Her supporters, #TeamMary, are trying to raise $35,000 by Thanksgiving to help pay medical costs. The "Mary Heine Benefit Fund" has been set up at the Bank of St. Francisville for donations. Deposits can be made directly at the bank or mailed to Bank of St. Francisville, P.O. Box 818, St. Francisville, LA 70775. Include Mary Heine Benefit Fund in the memo line.

To donate with a credit or debit card, an account has been set up through You Caring at www.youcaring.com/maryheine-993265

Send news and events for East and West Feliciana parishes to extra@theadvocate.com by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0215.