Northshore Calendar of Events {Weekend Fun}

family fun

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Storytime for All Ages. 10:30AM. Abita Springs Branch of the St. Tamm Library. Books, stories, rhymes, activities and music for young children of all ages and their grown ups. Please note that food may be used as a craft material. Please call the branch for details. Please inform the librarian of any food allergies at least one week in advance. We are happy to make accommodations for you.

Storywalk for Families at Northlake Nature Center. Noon-3PM.  Families can stop by anytime but should arrive by 2:30 to be able to enjoy the entire story. The StoryWalk® will take about a half hour to complete, but the afternoon could be stretched out longer as families enjoy the trails at the center. The featured book will be “Waiting for Wings” by Lois Elhert. It’s a beautifully illustrated story about butterflies. The story allows for a lot of fun participation. Families can expect to flutter, flyer, dance and recreate other antics as they walk from page to page of the story. Check back for rain date in case of inclement weather.

Bingo. 6:30PM Abita Springs Town Hall. All ages welcome. Six and under need not play. Children 6-12 must play at least a 6/10 pack–$7.00. Children 13 and older must play at least 10/12 pack–$15.00.

Columbia Street Block Party. 6:30-9:30PM. Downtown Covington.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Covington Farmer’s Market. 8AM-noon. Field next to the Courthouse.

Camellia City Farmer’s Market. 8AM-Noon. 333 Erlangner, Slidell.

Mandeville Community Market. 9AM-1PM. Mandeville Trailhead.

Hammond Farmer’s Market. 9AM-3PM.

Covington Art Market. 9AM-1PM. Covington Trailhead.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. 11AM. Madisonville Branch of the St. Tamm Library. Saturday, April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Join us in making your own special PB&J sandwich and have some milk. Peanut butter, grape jelly, bread and milk will be served. We will also have almond butter for those with peanut allergies and gluten free bread for wheat allergies available. Please call the branch for details. Please inform the librarian of any food allergies at least one week in advance. We are happy to make accommodations for you. All ages are invited and no RSVP is required.

I Wish You More Storytime. 11AM. Barnes and Noble Mandeville. Whether celebrating life’s joyous milestones, sharing words of encouragement or observing the wonder of everyday moments, this sweet, uplifting book is perfect for wishers of every age! This is the special value title of the month, only $7.99 (regularly priced $17.99) with the purchase of any children’s book.

Teen Real World InfoCon: How to Adult. 1-4PM. Slidell Branch of the St. Tamm Library. Join us for this special event to help prepare you for the real world. Three speakers will be on hand to explain how to get a job, how to spend/save your money wisely, and how to eat properly. There will be door prizes, handouts, and snacks! Limit: 30 teens ages 12 – 18, only please. Online registration required.

Wii Game Day. 1-2PM. Amite Branch of the Tangi Library. Join us for Wii games!

Ponchatoula Wii Saturday. 1-2PM. Ponchatoula Branch of the St. Tamm Library. Visit the library and play video games on the big screen television. All ages are welcome.

McElroy Irish Dance Academy Performance. 1-2PM. Madisonville Branch of the St. Tamm Library.

Arts Evening. 4-10PM. Olde Town Slidell. Featuring artwork by over 100 participating artists and art organizations, live entertainment, antique and boutique shopping, fine and casual dining and many other surprises. FREE.

South Louisiana Truck and Tractor Pull. 6PM. Star Equipment, Hammond, LA.

Jazz in the Vines. 6:30-9PM. (Gates open at 5). Pontchartrain Vineyards. Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys. Tickets $10/person. 17 and under get in free. Tickets available here.

Dew Drop Concert. 6:30-9:00PM. Leyla McCalla String Trio followed by Yvette Voelker & Swinging Heathens. Tickets are $10/door. All ages welcome.

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Abita Springs Farmers Market. Noon-4PM. Abita Trailhead.

Bayou Jam Concert Series. 5:30-7:30PM. Slidell’s Heritage Park. Christian Serpas. Concessions are available for a nominal charge. Admission for the concert is free.

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Hi, I'm Katy. Mom to four sweet boys ages 10, 6, 6, and 5. It's a loud, messy, chaotic life. I love connecting with other parents and am so glad you stopped by today!

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Hi, I'm Katy. Mom to four sweet boys ages 10, 6, 6, and 5. It's a loud, messy, chaotic life. I love connecting with other parents and am so glad you stopped by today!

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