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07/06 Wednesday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Station, weekly indie film screenings at Cité des Arts. 6:30 p.m. Free. 617-529-0090.

La Table Francaise, in Cajun French. 7:30 a.m. & 8:30 a.m. Dwyer’s Café. KaJeune’s Diner, 2979 S. Union, Opelousas. 264-1783.

Eunice Farmer’s Market & Market Days, 3-6 p.m. 100 block of S. 2nd St. 457-6502.

CHILDREN/FAMILY
Passport to the Arts: Japan. This multicultural art camp encourages children to explore the vitality of other world cultures through the visual and performing arts. Ages 6-12, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Snacks are provided. Bag lunches must be sent each day. 101 W. Vermilion St. 233-7060.

Mardi Gras Mosaics. Kids will use beads, glue, and glitter to make a mosaic. 2–3 p.m. Lafayette Public Library, Youngsville Branch, Twin Oaks Plaza 506 Lafayette St., Suite C. To register call 856-9385.

07/07 Thursday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Screening of “James Bond” at the ACA. Embody your inner Bond with your finest attire and martinis. 7 p.m. 101 W. Vermilion St. 233-7060.

Drs. Harry & Rosemary Wong will present “How to Be a Successful and Effective Teacher” at the Cajundome from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Register at www.APELeducators.org.

Elements of Art. Teens will explore elements of art using mixed media techniques to create abstract art work with artist Jill Broussard. Open to ages 12–18. 2–4 p.m. Lafayette Public Library Milton Branch, 108 W Milton Ave. 856-5261.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family-to-Family Education Program. A free, 12-week course taught by trained NAMI members who have lived this experience and offer education and support for families and friends of people with mental illness. Classes are limited. 6:30-9 p.m. 415 Robley Drive. 654-2138 or www.nami.org/familytofamily.

Volunteer Instructors Teaching Adults Volunteer Tutor Training Workshop. VITA-trained volunteers tutor low-level and English as a second language learners one-to-one at a time convenient to both student and tutor. 5-7:30 p.m. 905 Jefferson St., Suite 404, Lafayette. 234-4600 or www.vitalaf.org.

Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle Class. 6-8 p.m. Acadian Music Conservatory, 1301 Ave. A, Scott. 258-2333.

French for Beginners Louisiana Perspective. 5:15-6:45 p.m. French Intermediate level IV Louisiana Perspective. 7-8:30 p.m., CODOFIL, 217 W. Main. 261-1002.

CHILDREN/FAMILY

Storytime for preschoolers. 10 a.m. Iberia Parish Main Library. 364-7134.

Passport to the Arts: Italy. This multicultural art camp encourages children to explore the vitality of other world cultures through the visual and performing arts. Ages 6-12, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Snacks are provided. Bag lunches must be sent each day. 101 W. Vermilion St. 233-7060.

Hopscotch around the World. Suitable for ages 6–12. 2–3 p.m. To participate, call the North Regional Library at 896-6323.

Simply Marvelous Mobile. Children 5–12 years will create a hanging mobile using the old catalog cards and other office materials. 2 p.m. Lafayette Public Library Chenier Branch, 220 W. Willow St., Building C. 291-2941.

07/08 Friday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Accounting Tips – Connections Networking with speaker Chasity Hooks, CPA with Hooks & Associates. High noon at Buffet City, 120 Curran Lane. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. For reservations, call 236-8252 by noon July 7.

The Tea Sippers Theatre Group (Plus One Coffee Drinker) will produce two plays at Cité des Arts: Bang, Bang, You’re Dead by William Mastrosimone and The Outside by Andrew Lee Vincent at 7:30 p.m. with an encore performance at the same time on July 9. Buy tickets online at www.citedesarts.org or at the box office the night of the show.

Free Wine Tastings at Philippe’s. 5-7 p.m. 3809 Ambassador Caffery. 991-9794.

French Table in Cajun French. 4:30-6 p.m. Dwyer’s Café. 291-7179. 

CHILDREN/FAMILY

Passport to the Arts: Island Cultures. This multicultural art camp encourages children to explore the vitality of other world cultures through the visual and performing arts. Ages 6-12. At the ACA, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Snacks are provided. Bag lunches must be sent each day. 101 W. Vermilion St. 233-7060.

Rhythm and Grooves: Music for Little Folks. Louisiana singer/songwriter Kevin Johnson performs country blues, folk song, African polyrhythm and call and response singing to introduce young music lovers to these different musical genres. Recommended for audiences ages 5–12. Lafayette Public Library: Chenier Branch (291-2941) from 10:30–11:15 a.m. and Milton Branch (856-5261) from 3–3:45 p.m. .

Sandpaper Art. Using sandpaper and crayons, kids will produce art similar to those produced by the Navajo people. For ages 5–12, while supplies last. 2–3 p.m. South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. 981-1028.


07/09 Saturday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Grand Coteau 101: A full day of workshops, demonstrations and events throughout historic Grand Coteau. Martin Luther King Dr. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 662-1032.

Concerts with Mike Anderson, a renowned multi-award-winning storyteller who incorporates five musical instruments in his show. At the Jefferson Street Branch Library from 10:30–11:30 a.m, 538 Jefferson St., and at the South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St., from 2–3 p.m. 261-5779 or www.dulcimerguy.com.

Shadows-On-The-Teche Photography Workshop from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Shadows Visitors Center, 320 E. Main St., New Iberia. 369-6446.

“Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV Show. Every Saturday from 6-7:30 p.m. Liberty Theater. 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice.

Savoy Music Center Cajun Jam. 9 a.m. - noon. 4413 U.S. 190. Eunice. 457-9563.

Hub City Farmer’s Market in Lafayette. Organic local produce. 8 a.m. - noon. 427 Heymann Blvd. 873-0383.

Marcello’s wine tasting. 1-3 p.m. 264-9520.

Eunice Farmer’s Market & Market Days. 10 a.m.-until. 100 block of S. 2nd St. 457-6502.

New Iberia Farmer’s Market. 6-10 a.m. Bouligny Plaza, Main St. (888) 942-3742.

Jennings Farmer’s Market, 7-10 a.m. Founders Park. 821-5521.

CHILDREN/FAMILY

Saturday Tales: Hopper and Wilson. 11 a.m. Barnes & Noble Lafayette. 989-4142.

Free summer French lessons for children of Acadiana. Every Saturday morning from 10-11 a.m., through August 13, free lessons in basic French will be taught by an outstanding, certified instructor: in Abbeville, Madame Michelle Fontenot; in New Iberia, Madame Agnes Cappello; in Scott, Madame Jan Skinner; and in Rayne and Cankton, Madame Ashlee Michot. 262-5810 or 225-767-4449.

07/10 Sunday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Christmas in July – Antique Punch Bowl Display reception at The Alexandre Mouton House (Lafayette Museum) at 1:30 p.m. with a short presentation on the theme. 1122 Lafayette St. 234-2208.

Legalize Louisiana Lafayette meets every Sunday at 5 p.m. at Cafe Cottage, 1013 E. Saint Mary Blvd. 693-8113.

CHILDREN/FAMILY

Alliance Française de Lafayette Picnic. Learn to speak French at Le Pique-Nique. Participants are asked to pack a lunch, and a camp chair. 12:30 p.m. Every second Sunday in Girard Park. 291-7179.


07/11 Monday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Magic and Illusion Show with Rob Rue. Reality-defying illusions, spellbinding magic tricks and comedy in this magic and illusion show. Recommended for audiences ages 3–12 years. At the Carencro Community Center, 5115 N. University Ave., Carencro (next to the North Regional Library) from 3–4 p.m. 896-3888

Acadiana Open Channel presents “How We See It 2011,” a summer camp perfect for those interested in media, television and technology. Acadiana Open Channel will open its doors to Acadiana children ages 9 and up The boys’ camp will be held through July 15 from 1-5 p.m. at 704 Lee Ave. 232-4434.

Learn to speak Cajun French. Classes meet in Lafayette on Mondays through July 18. Beginners meet at 6 p.m. and intermediate students meet at 7 p.m. 344-2584.

Learn to speak Cajun French. Classes meet in Lafayette on Mondays through July 18. Beginners meet at 6 p.m. and intermediate students meet at 7 p.m. 344-2584.

Meditation classes at the Awareness Center, 1001 W. Pinhook Road, Bldg 3, Ste. 223, Lafayette. 4:30-5:30 p.m. 234-1518.

Lafayette Photographic Society meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. 700 Lee Ave. lafayettephotographicsociety.org.

Shambhala Meditation Group. 6:30 p.m. 500 E. Farrel Road. Discussion group follows at 7:30 p.m. 981-5188.

Oasis Belly Dance Studio. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 427 Rena Drive. oasisstudio.org. 988-2001.

Conversation French for Intermediate & Experienced students. 6-8 p.m. Alliance Francais. 110 Travis St. Class is for adults. 261-1002.

CHILDREN/FAMILY

Toddler Time. Free. 10 a.m. Barnes & Noble Lafayette. 989-4142.


07/12 Tuesday

COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism at UL continues its free monthly series with “Avery Island Culture: La Culture dessus L’Ile Petite Anse” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Vermilionville’s Performance Center, 300 Fisher Road. Visit ccet.louisiana.edu or call 482-1320.

Common Sense Action Group Meeting 6:30 p.m. Robicheaux Center, 1919 Eraste Landry Road. 981-4265.

The Lafayette Swing Dance Society meets at 8 p.m. at Dance Around the World, 292 Ridge Rd Ste #1. 617-529-0090.

New Iberia Farmer’s Market. 3-6 p.m. Bouligny Plaza, Main St. 942-3742.

Opelousas Farmer’s Market. 7 a.m.-noon. 828 E. Landry St. 948-0561.


CHILDREN/FAMILY

Toddler Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon. Free. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum. 482-2278.
SciFi/Fantasy Book Club: The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut. Second Tuesday of every month from 6:15–7:30 p.m. in the Conference Room of the South Regional Library.

Simply Marvelous Mobile. Children 5–12 years will create a hanging mobile using the old catalog cards and other office materials. Lafayette Public Library: Youngsville Branch at 11 a.m., 856-9385, and Broussard Branch at 2 p.m., 837-3936.

CLASSES/AUDITIONS

The Lafayette Public Library is offering free computer classes at the North Regional Library, 5101 N. University Ave. in Carencro. 10:30 a.m. Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will offer morning classes in Basic Computing, Word Processing, Electronic Spreadsheets and Integrating Word & Excel. Register by phone at 981-1028 or visit lafayettepubliclibrary.org.

Sex: Truth & Consequences – A Class for Older Teens. Separate classes for girls and boys only, ages 15-18. Woman’s Foundation Classroom at 4630 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Building A. Classes available upon request through September 29. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. 988-1816 or to register go to www.womansfoundation.com.

The Youngsville Branch Library will be conducting free computer classes on online safety and email basics. Patrons may sign up in person at the Youngsville Branch Library at 506 Lafayette St., Suite C, Youngsville. 856-9385 or lafayettepubliclibrary.org.

Summer Sessions for Kids with Jen & Mitch Reed: Photography/Guitar/Jam Band Lab/Children’s Fiddle for Kids. Each class meets 12 consecutive weeks with curriculum designed to educate and enrich children ages 6 & older. 6-7 p.m. Through August 25. The Front Room. 1301 Ave. A in Scott. 258-2333.

Alliance Française de Lafayette French Classes for the summer through Aug. 15. Different level classes for all ages. 261-1002.

Acadiana Open Channel presents “How We See It 2011,” a summer camp perfect for those interested in media, television and technology.

Acadiana Open Channel will open its doors to Acadiana children ages 9 and up The boys’ camp will be held through July 15 from 1-5 p.m. at 704 Lee Ave. 232-4434.

The Lafayette Public Library is offering free computer classes at the South Regional Library. Morning and afternoon classes in Basic Computing, Word Processing, and Electronic Spreadsheets will be offered along with morning classes offered on Basic Internet, Basic Email, Online Safety, and PowerPoint. 6101 Johnston St.To register call 981-1028. A full schedule can be found at http://lafayettepubliclibrary.org/?page_id=1470.

ONGOING EVENTS & EXHIBITS

Vinylville. Vinyl record sale. Booth 500A, Lafayette Jockey Lot Flea Market 3011 N.W. Evangeline Throughway, I-49. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Every Saturday and Sunday. 349-1932.

NAMI Acadiana Family Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month. 6–7:30 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 301 W. Farrel Road. 654-2138.

Opelousas Farmer’s Market. Wednesday through Saturday, 7-10 a.m., 828 E. Landry St. 948-0561.

Acadiana Farmer’s Market, 5-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays. 801 Foreman Drive. 948-8812.

Acadiana Open Source Group. 6:30 p.m. Last Thursday of each month at the LITE Center. 412-0178.

A Healing Journey Through the Middle Passage. Through July 9 at UL University Art Museum. 482-2278.

Vipassana Insight Meditation. Monday-Wednesdays at noon, Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., Sundays at 6 p.m. 714 E. Kaliste Saloom Road. Suite C-3. 233-5127.

Storytime. Tuesdays through Thursdays at 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Southside Branch Public Library.

Story Castle. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. The Main Library. 261-5779.

The Lafayette Watercolor Guild presents the third annual “WaterWorks” exhibit, now showing through July 16 at The Frame Shop Gallery 912 in the Oil Center, Tuesday though Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 235-2915 or visit www.gallery912.com.

Ancestral Memories: The Work of Imna Arroyo at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum. This exhibition gives visual voice to the untold millions of Africans who died during the Atlantic crossing between Africa and the American colonies. Through July 9. 482-2278.

Women’s TEKNEEKS Jump Fit Excercise Class. 6-7 p.m. on Monday & Wednesday’s. Chris Ozene, CPT will help females of all ages jump start their way into a healthy lifestyle. DuPuis Center, 1212 E. Pont Des Mouton Road. 351-4144.

The Acadian Memorial Foundation has been selected by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities as a host organization for the traveling Smithsonian Exhibition Journey Stories, scheduled for display at Maison Duchamp, 201 S. Main St., St. Martinville. Through July 9. www.stmartinville.org or 394-2298.

Official registration for Tour du Teche II is now open. Those interested in paddling the Tour du Teche can download a registration packet at www.techeproject.com and by clicking on the registration page on the Tour du Teche drop down. Registration forms must be postmarked by 5 p.m. September 16 to be valid. Registration includes all meal tickets for registered paddlers and one Coureur de Bois (bank runner) per boat. 394-6232.

Michelle Fontenot showing new glass mosaic works and Door Toppers at Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center, 315 N. Main Street, Opelousas. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m - 3 p.m. Through July. 948-2589.

The South Is Bigger Than Me: Watercolor Works by Jean T. Kreamer on display through July 31 at Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch Library, 538 Jefferson St., during regular library hours. 261-5787 or lafayettepubliclibrary.org.

Christmas in July Antique Punch Bowl Display. The Alexandre Mouton House (Lafayette Museum) will display a collection of 18th and 19th century antique punch bowls with the idea that Christmas planning starts early. Throuout July. 1122 Lafayette St. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 234-2208.

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