RESCHEDULED MANDEVILLE MOVIE: A free movie showing of “The Lego Movie” will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24 at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. For information, call (985) 624-3147.

SLIDELL MOVIE NIGHT: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be presented free during Slidell Movie Night at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane in Slidell.

“Grease” was rained out and has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 2. For information, visit

‘GASLAND’ DOC AT ABITA TOWN HALL: A 2010 prize winning documentary movie about hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in America called ‘Gasland ‘will be shown free at 7 p.m. July 29 at the Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St. Noted Louisiana environmentalist Wilma Subra, featured in the movie, will be available for questions and answers after the screening.

48-HOUR FILM: Bob Krieger of Mandeville is part of the production of “Tour de Pants,” the New Orleans 48-Hour Film entry of Team LaFilm. According to Krieger, 33 of 48 teams completed entries after 48 hours of filming. Teams were given a specific prop, character and line as well as use of a genre they selected from a hat on Friday.

“The genre we pulled was ‘comedy,’ ” he said. “The character was Ian or Iris Carter, a tour guide. We selected Ian Carter. The prop was an auto part and we used a spark plug, and the line of dialogue was ‘I’ve never seen that before.’ ”

He said “Tour de Pants” premiers at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Solomon Victory Theater at the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. New Orleans. For information, visit


COLUMBIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: Hear music, see classic cars and stroll the streets of historic downtown Covington the last Friday of each month. The next Columbia St. Block Party is from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 25.

RESCHEDULED HARVEST FEST: The 2014 annual Harvest Fest will feature “Pickin,’ Blues & BBQ” with live music and food from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Pontchartrain Vineyards. The Marc Stone Band will perform and the gates open at 11 a.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. A $5 donation is requested for admission. For information, call (985) 892-9742.


COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: Olga Wilhelmine will perform at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Covington Farmers Market. Chubba’s Snowballs will be on hand with icy treats to sample and purchase. The market is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St.


‘ROCKY HORROR SHOW’ AUDITIONS: Auditions will be held at noon Saturday, July 26, for the Cutting Edge Theater production of “The Rocky Horror Show” musical by Richard O’Brien. The auditions will be held at 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Prepare 16 bars in an upbeat style of the show. No accompanist will be available.

Performance dates will be Oct. 23 through Nov. 1. For information about the audition, send email to For information about Cutting Edge Theater, visit or call (985) 649-3727.

‘THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF WALT’: Cutting Edge Theater will present the world premiere of “The Wonderful World of Walt” weekends from July 25 through Aug. 3 at 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays.

Starting with a 1950’s “Mickey Mouse Club,” the show features popular songs like “Zippity-Doo-Da” to the not so famous “Dilly Dilly.”

Tickets are $21.50 and $25. For information, visit or call (985) 649-3727.

‘SEUSSICAL JR.’: Participants in the Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Northshore Youth Musical Theatre Intensive held by the will present “Seussical Jr.” Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27, at Christ Episcopal School, 80 Christwood Blvd., Covington. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, military and students, and $12 for children 12 and under. There is a $1.50 fee for each ticket sold. For tickets, call (504) 885-2000 or visit

‘THE KING AND I’: “The King and I” continues through July 27, at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays at Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington.

Tickets are $28 for adults and $15 for students. To buy a ticket, call (985) 893-1671 or visit Season memberships are available during the show. For information, email

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