Iberville Parish is accepting photos of veterans through Oct. 10 for the parish’s Wall of Veterans display to be unveiled during Iberville’s Salute to Veterans on Nov. 11.
Submit photos online at www.ibervilleparish.com, at the Iberville Parish Library locations in Plaquemine, St. Gabriel and White Castle or at the Visitor’s Center in north Iberville.
The Wall of Veterans, at the Iberville Veterans Memorial in Plaquemine, honors veterans and active military personnel with a tie to the parish.
It presently includes nearly 2,000 photos of veterans with their names and military branches.
It will remain on display for a month after the Nov. 11 ceremony.
Veterans’ photos submitted in the past will be included.
WBR Museum is busy
The West Baton Rouge Museum will present a free talk by veterinarian Amy Cangelosi and farrier Cindy Meeker titled “Plight of Horses in World War I” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Cangelosi and Meeker will explore how and why horses on two continents were conscripted into serving in the war and how the horses were used and endured the war.
The museum’s annual Sugarfest will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 on the museum grounds in Port Allen. This year’s celebration will feature another round of fun, food and entertainment for the family all.
The Sugarfest is free and open to the public.
Annual Family Fest
St. Joseph Annual Family Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 on the church grounds, 76940 Gum St., in Grosse Tete.
Fried chicken dinners will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $7 a plate.
Beverages and desserts will also be available for purchase.
Activities include raffles, bingo, a country store, silent auction, a horseshoe tournament, volleyball tournament and entertainment for children.
For information, contact Jeanie David at (225) 648-2977.
The Math, Science and Arts Academy-East campus’ parent organization is sponsoring a costume drive for the performing arts department and is seeking donations of hats, old work uniforms, old military uniforms, superhero costumes, capes and wigs.
The items can be dropped off inside the front entrance of the school during business hours or can be left near the school’s front door marked, “c/o theater instructor Drew Zeringue,” during or after school hours.
Also, there’s a donation box in the school parking lot for any used items like clothes, household items, toys, furniture and appliances that will be sold at the “Here Today Gone Tomorrow” second-hand store on Burbank Drive near Bluebonnet Boulevard.
All the proceeds from the items sold go toward the academy’s parent organization.
Submit news to Terry Jones by phone, (225) 326-6627; fax, (225) 344-0099; or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.