Livingston Parish residents are invited to attend the Livingston Parish Council on Aging’s annual meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Livingston Council on Aging office, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs.

The annual meeting will include voting for three board members from Livingston Parish.

There also will be a celebration for COA’s 42nd anniversary with food, activities, music and door prizes.

For more information, call (225) 664-9344.

YaYas to host sock hop

The YaYas are hosting a sock hop at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at LaPlantation, 26635 La. 16, Denham Springs.

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French Settlement celebrates

It’s been 50 years since French Settlement residents agreed to incorporate into a village, and they’re celebrating that anniversary with a party on Sunday at the French Settlement Pavillion, 16015 La. 16.

The celebration, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., includes free jambalaya and the French Settlement Historical Society building will be open.

Call (225) 698-6100.

VFW heads to Nashville

The VFW Travelers, of Denham Springs, will host a Nashville Show Trip in October.

The trip, set for Oct. 4-10, costs $630 and includes six nights lodging, 10 meals, admission to the Grand Ole Opry and special backstage tour, Nashville Nightlife Theater visit, motorcoach transportation and other stops.

A $75 deposit is due.

Anyone interested in making the trip can call (225) 665-2930 or (225) 665-1201 for more information.

Soccer registration opens

Boys and girls interested in playing on a competitive soccer team with the Livingston Parish Soccer Association are encouraged to register for the upcoming season.

Registration will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 4 at the LPSA Soccer Complex at Sidney Hutchinson Park, La. 1029, Walker.

The tryouts are for boys and girls interested in playing with 14-year-old and under through 18-year-old and under teams with the Twister teams.

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Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone at (225) 388-0215, by fax at (225) 388-0371, or by email at The deadline is noon on Friday.