Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

“Shrek the Musical,” on stage through Sept. 18 at Slidell Little Theatre, tells the G-rated story of an ogre in search of a princess, but behind the scenes at the community theater, there is another family-friendly story to be told.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

For most of her teaching career, Laura Mitchell worked in elementary schools, teaching little ones the basics of education. But in 2013, that changed. The retired schoolteacher walked into the art studio at Christwood Community Center for the firs…

Auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 10, for the Don "Moose" Jamison Heritage School of Music at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St., New Orleans.

PARISH COUNCIL COMMUNITY MEETING: Steve Stefancik, who represents District 11 on the St. Tammany Parish Council, will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 in the library of Bayou Woods Elementary School, 35614 Liberty Drive, Slidell. Agenda …

FALL REVIVAL: Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2445 Fourth St., Slidell, will hold its fall revival at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Sept. 6-8. The theme is "Our Struggles are Real, but so is Our God." Tuesday's speaker will be Pastor Marg…

Start The Adventure In Reading, a nonprofit children's literacy program, needs tutors for the 2016-17 school year. STAIR tutors volunteer after school one or two days per week or on Saturday mornings at specific locations in Orleans, Jefferson, Pl…

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF NEW ORLEANS: Staff and board members from nonprofit organizations will gather for a Junior League of New Orleans information session from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 31 at the JLNO headquarters, 4319 Carondelet St., New Orleans. The…

ARCHBISHOP RUMMEL HIGH SCHOOL: The Genesian Players drama group at Archbishop Rummel High School will present a Louisiana flooding charity performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the school, 1901 Severn Ave., Metairie. Tickets are $10 and a…

NUNEZ COMMUNITY COLLEGE: The American Culinary Federation of New Orleans has donated $5,000 to Nunez Community College for culinary arts scholarships. The money was raised at ACFNO's Best Chefs of Louisiana event in April.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Libraries across the country will be celebrating “the smartest card in your wallet,” your library card. The cards are free for St. Tammany residents and for those who have been displaced by the flood, but t…

The first full week of school at First Baptist Christian School in Slidell was capped off Aug. 19 with a back-to-school pep rally, at which the members of the varsity volleyball team were introduced. That evening, students in grades seven through …

CULINARY MEDICINE: Chef Hosie Bourgeois, of Beau Chene Country Club in Mandeville, will give a presentation on maximizing iron in a healthful diet at 2 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Or…