St. James Parish officials are throwing a party in the hopes of cleaning up the parish.

Keep St. James Parish Beautiful will host a “Trash Bash” from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 2 at two locations — St. James Parish Welcome Center, 1094 Airline Highway, Gramercy; and St. James Parish Courthouse Annex, 2631 La. 20, Vacherie.

The public is asked to arrive by 8:30 a.m. to pick up supplies and be assigned to a cleanup area. An after-bash party is at 11 a.m.

will be held at the welcome center starting at 11 a.m.

For additional information concerning the bash, send an email