Metairie Park Country Day School will hold its holiday home tour Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Six homes in the Old Metairie area will be featured on the tour. The locations are 308 Woodvine Ave., 401 Iona St., 600 Iona St., 414 Northline St., 401 Park Road and 421 Vincent Ave.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event.

For tickets and more information, visit or call (504) 931-6366.

Special road race

The fifth annual “Walk with Angels” road race will be at 10 a.m. on Nov. 29 at Lafreniere Park, shelter No. 4, 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie.

There will be food, refreshments and inflatables.

The event is sponsored by Addie’s Angels Inc., a nonprofit that serves children in the Greater New Orleans area who were born without one or both of their arms or who have lost the use of their arms through an accident.

To register and for more information, visit www.

Head Start registration

Registration is underway for the Jefferson Parish Head Start program for 4-year-olds.

Head Start, which is free, is a comprehensive family-focused child development program offering education, health, nutrition, parental involvement and social services for low-income families and their children.

Children must be 4 years old as of Sept. 30, 2014. Other eligibility requirements include that the family meets federal income guidelines and the child has a disability or a special need.

Information needed with an application includes the child’s birth certificate, the child’s Social Security card, parent or guardian’s identification, child’s up-to-date immunization record, a recent check stub, proof of income (W-2 or 1040), current medical card, proof of car insurance (if applicable) and proof of residency, such as a gas, electricity or water bill.

Registration does not guarantee placement, and transportation is not provided.

Head Start locations in East Jefferson are Causeway Head Start, 3420 Causeway Blvd., Metairie, (504) 828-1000; Kenner Head Start, 200 Decatur St., Kenner, and Clay Street Head Start, 606 Clay St., Kenner, both (504) 736-8770.

For more information or for an application for registration, go to

Craft fair in Kenner

Williams Boulevard Baptist Church will host a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the church gymnasium, 3000 Williams Blvd., Kenner.

More than 50 vendors will participate selling a variety of gifts for the holiday season.

Admission is free.

Eva Jacob Barkoff writes about the people and events on the east bank of Jefferson Parish. Contact her by calling (504) 430-8053 or by email at