Parish Lines: Antique Auto Club’s July Cruise Night set Saturday _lowres

Provided by the Kiwanis Club - The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard celebrated the Kiwanis International 100th Anniversary with tree planting June 2 at Torres Park in Chalmette. At the planting are, front from left, Sara Pena, Carol Perkins, Lizzie Perkins, Shirley Pechon, Susan Stringfield, Daphne Cole, Amanda Hardesty and Patrice Cusimano; and back, Chad Spiehler, Mitch Perkins, Mike Pechon, Anthony Cole and Terry Pitre.

The Antique Auto Club of St. Bernard’s July Cruise Night will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at Brewster’s Restaurant, 8751 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette.

A car of the month will be named, and food will be available in Brewster’s. There also will be prizes and a raffle.

The club holds a Cruise Night on the third Saturday of every month in the parking lot. The event is open to the public, and there is no cost to participate.

Membership in the club is open to owners of classic and antique cars, as well as those who have an interest in them.

For information, call Johnny Waguespack at (504) 279-5311.

Nunez registration

Nunez Community College will hold early registration for the fall semester Wednesday and Thursday.

Students may register online at www.nunez.edu, and on campus from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday on the first floor of the Arts, Sciences and Technology Building.

Regular registration will be held Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 19-22. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 19 and Aug. 20, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 22.

Fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.

For enrollment assistance outside of the registration days, call (504) 278-6467 or email admissions@nunez.edu

Up to $21,000 is available in scholarships for new freshmen and transfer students enrolling at Nunez for the fall semester. The application deadline is Saturday, Aug. 1. For information, visit nunez.edu/scholarship-opportunities.

Nemesis luau

The Knights of Nemesis’ 11th annual Jack Bennett Memorial Luau Dance will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 1, at the St. Bernard Sports Hall of Fame Recreational Complex, 1101 Magistrate St., Chalmette.

The dance is open to the public. Tickets are $25 per person and include beer, setups, door prizes and live music by the Tricks Band.

The highlight of the dance will be the introduction of the club’s Royal Knight XI and Goddess Nemesis XI for the 2016 parade, Dr. Domingo De Los Reyes and Jenna Miserendino.

Dress is casual, and luau attire is encouraged. For ticket information, contact Billy Showalter at (504) 583-3998 or email billyshowalter@aol.com.

Nemesis membership

The Knights of Nemesis Social Club and Parade is celebrating its 11th anniversary of parading in the streets of St. Bernard Parish with a special membership fee for the Jan. 30 ride for those who join during July.

The $150 membership fee includes riding on a float and costume. Groups of 16 paid members can obtain their own float.

The deadline to receive the discount is Friday, July 31. For information, contact Billy Showalter at (504) 583-3998 or billyshowalter@aol.com.

Kiwanis tree planting

The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard celebrated the Kiwanis International 100th anniversary with a tree planting June 2 at Torres Park in Chalmette.

Members who took part in the celebration included Sara Pena, Carol Perkins, Lizzie Perkins, Shirley Pechon, Susan Stringfield, Daphne Cole, Amanda Hardesty, Patrice Cusimano, Chad Spiehler, Mitch Perkins, Mike Pechon, Anthony Cole and Terry Pitre.

Kiwanis International, founded in 1915 in Detroit, is a global volunteer-based community service organization. The Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard was chartered in 1957.

4-H Summer Camp

Sixty-seven St. Bernard Parish 4-H Club members in fourth through sixth grades attended 4-H Summer Camp June 15-19 at the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H Camp Grant Walker in Pollock.

Members participated in activities such as canoeing, tubing, paddle boarding, hunter safety, ATV, swimming, rocketry and wetlands education. Also attending were area high school students Tyler Lund, Austin Olivier, Nicky Bauer, Brent Bailey, Olivia Rivera, Morgan Faust, Jessica Howard, Faith Gonzales, Tiffany Tobin, Maya and Maya Lund. Adult chaperones included Kameron Rome, Kenneth Albers and 4-H leader Wendy Gonzales.

Kim Gritter writes about people, places and events in St. Bernard Parish. She can be reached at parishlines@gmail.com.