ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
John Boutté brings his eclectic music to the following Chillin’ on the River, this one deliberate for April 1 on the Covington path, the primary of 5 free, reside live shows scheduled by town in April at three completely different websites. All happen on Thursdays.
The live shows, introduced by the Workplace of Cultural Arts & Leisure, are scheduled from 5:30-8:30 p.m. These attending are permitted to carry ice chests, meals, grownup drinks, blankets and garden chairs. Six foot distancing, the sporting of face masks or no matter COVID protections are in place on the time of every live performance might be enforced.
Different reveals deliberate embrace:
- April 8 — Sometimes Booked — Bogue Falaya Park
- April 15 — Dat Band — Rev. Peter S. Atkins Park
- April 22 — Fermin Ceballos — Covington Trailhead
- April 29 — Christian Serpas & Ghost City — Bogue Falaya Park
As at all times, test the Covington web site or Fb web page earlier than every live performance to study of any adjustments, together with changes to begin instances. All live shows are weather-dependent.
NO SWEET PRINCE: The hilarious hit musical “Disenchanted” involves life with a six-woman solid April 9-24 on the Chopping Edge Theater stage at 757 Robert Boulevard in Slidell. It is musical comedy for grown-ups! Tickets are on sale for Eight p.m. performances on a number of Fridays and Saturdays; $27.50 at Eventbrite.com.
A half-dozen storybook heroines toss their tiaras and set the report straight about the way in which they’re portrayed in popular culture. Poisoned apples, glass slippers … who wants ’em?! Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Magnificence and different posse members have their very own methods spelling out what’s what, and the story isn’t Grimm.
NEW OLDIE: Delight & Prejudice, a contemporary take by Kate Hamill on the Jane Austen basic, will present April 10-25 on the 30 By Ninety Theatre, 880 Lafayette St., in Mandeville. This isn’t your grandmother’s Jane Austen; this can be a daring, boisterous Delight & Prejudice for a brand new age — full with a good-looking, and nonetheless aggravating, Mr. Darcy. Rated PG. Reveals at Eight p.m. and a pair of:30 p.m. matinees. Tickets on sale now. See 30ByNINETY.com.
MEET TOM: The “Glass Menageire” might be introduced by the Marian Marian Gamers of St. Paul’s Theater on April 14-24. This deeply private and transferring drama launched the profession of the southern-born Tennessee Williams, marking his first hit on Broadway. Meet Tom, primarily based on Williams, residing in a small St. Louis condo with mom Amanda and sister Laura. He’s accountable for them each however goals of a lifetime of journey. Marian Gamers director Gordon Carmadelle, saying the play sends the message that we’re all accountable for one another not directly, means that that is “an incredible message for our college students and for everybody” as of late.
Due to COVID-19, two rotating casts will take the stage, every on particular present dates. ” Tickets can be found at www.ticketpeak.co/stpauls.
FEEL THE BREEZE: “As soon as On This Island” will play April 16-Could 2 at Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nelson Drive. Jennifer Baptiste directs this musical set on a Caribbean island. Reserve tickets quickly. See www.slidelllittletheatre.org for extra info as it’s posted.
OUI OUI! Playmakers Theatre in Covington will characteristic “In One Mattress and Out the Different” on weekends between April 17 and Could 2. The manufacturing, that includes hilarious capers in a Paris condo, might be directed by Arden Allen with help from Ed Dufilho. All reveals at 2 p.m. and all tickets, $20. Get tickets quickly at playmakers-theatre-05webself.net.
EASTER EGGS: The Metropolis of Covington Parks and Recreation sponsors its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, at 1:00 p.m. at Jackson River Sports activities Complicated River Rock Amphitheatre. The hunt is open to youngsters ages 2—6 years outdated. On the complicated, test in below the picnic shelter to seek out out what space your baby will hunt for eggs, primarily based on age. Every baby should carry their very own basket, and masks are required for all adults and kids 5 and up.
EASTER & HEALTH: The Kiwanis Membership of Larger Covington is internet hosting its Third Annual Youth Wellness Honest on April Three to coincide with town’s Easter Egg Hunt. The truthful begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. when the searching begins. Each occasions are on the Covington Trailhead. The truthful could have 25 cubicles, and distributors are anticipated to carry some raffles and hand out goodies to the kids whereas serving to the Kiwanis group. The objective is to extend the visibility of youngsters and youth wellness assets locally; enhance consciousness of wholesome life and the way dad and mom can optimize the well being of their households; inform attendees about main wellness points going through youth in the present day; and clarify how these points might be mitigated by the providers truthful distributors present.
BEEP BEEP! The Second Annual Cruisin’ the Castine Automobile Present takes place April 10 within the Pelican Park/Castine Middle car parking zone at 63350 Pelican Drive in Mandeville. The present is open to all autos: antiques, classics, muscle automobiles, vehicles, bikes, jeeps, aide-by-aides, fashionable and extra.
There might be out of doors paved parking spots, distributors, meals vehicles and awards. The night time will finish with an Eight p.m. fireworks present. Viewing is free to the general public from 2-8:30 p.m. Preregister a present automobile earlier than April 9 at pelicanpark.com to pay solely $25.00 a car; $35 day of the present. For more information, go to pelicanpark.com.
WAGONS HO: The Folsom Spring Backyard Pageant is April 10 from 9 a.m. to three p.m. at Halfway Church Park, 82424 La. 25 (subsequent door to the submit workplace). Free to attend, however no pets, please. Purchase for spring planting from Louisiana growers who will reply questions on-site. Loads of parking, however clients are reminded to carry plant wagons to assist with procuring and transport to their autos.
SERVE: A Tennis City Corridor assembly at 10 a.m. on April 17 will give residents an opportunity to listen to about plans for town tennis courts. Meet at Henry J. Calamari Memorial Tennis Middle (Metropolis Courts); if raining, go as a substitute to the John Slidell Park Gymnasium, 105 Robert Blvd. Hear from Mayor Greg Cromer and different metropolis leaders; find out about upcoming tennis occasions and USTA leagues; and meet STA board members and sponsors. Everybody ought to put on their STA shirts; the oldest shirt wins a prize. Door prizes, refreshments and snacks supplied. Carry your personal garden chair. No donations might be requested at this assembly.
WOOF WOOF: Northshore Humane Society’s Woofstock neighborhood veterinary clinic is again to offer reduced-cost vaccines, microchipping and heartworm and flea prevention by June 30 in Covington. Annual vaccinations are $75; different pictures might be accessible a la carte; microchipping solely $15 per pup; and deeply discounted heartworm and flea prevention whereas provides final. Name (985) 892-7387, ext. 3, or e mail email@example.com.
NORTHSHORE TECHNICAL Neighborhood School hosts the sixth annual Chancellor’s Dawn Breakfast on April 1 to lift cash for scholarships. As a result of COVID, the seating at Benedicts is proscribed to presenters, scholarship recipients and donors, however supporters should purchase discounted Go Digital sponsorships that present the identical advertising and philanthropic advantages; the occasion might be livestreamed for them. Go to www.northshorecollege.edu to purchase tickets. Joan Coffman, president and CEO of St. Tammany Well being System, will converse on the 7:30 a.m. breakfast.
RAISING THE ROOF for charity, an annual challenge of Northshore Residence Builders Affiliation, is promoting $100 raffle tickets for an opportunity to win a brand new three-bed house in Covington or a number of the $5,00zero value of mini prizes being given away throughout 4 separate drawings on April 15, June 15, July 13 and Sept. 13. The grand prize drawing for the house is ready for Sept. 26. Proceeds this 12 months to profit NAMI St. Tammany, CAC Hope Home and Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West. Purchase tickets on-line at http://ow.ly/zeG050DG2xg.
TEE UP and play within the 19th annual Northshore Meals Financial institution Golf Match on Could 11 at Beau Chene Nation Membership from 11:30 a.m. to five:30 p.m. Beginner scramble format with four-player groups. 10 a.m. registration with 11:30 a.m. shotgun begin. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or name (985) 893-1485 for extra info or to enroll.
A Style of Covington, scheduled for June 1-30, is already promoting wine tasting tickets. Sponsorships are additionally accessible for this 10th anniversary, monthlong celebration of meals, wine, music and artwork, a challenge of the Covington Enterprise Affiliation. Go to ATasteofCovington.com.
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PICNIC WITH A PURPOSE is scheduled for Could 8, and Secure Haven Basis is hoping that its third annual fundraising occasion of the 12 months is a appeal. It is a family-friendly, drive-thru occasion to assist help the Secure Haven mission of offering a high-quality, coordinated, sustainable and humane community of behavioral well being care anchored in St. Tammany Parish. Patton’s Caterers will put together contemporary Louisiana seafood for pickup in two places: Patton’s Caterers, Salmen-Fritchie Home, 127 Cleveland Ave. in Slidell, and First Baptist Church, 16333 La. 1085 in Covington. Picnic sponsorships can be found. Go to www.picnicwithapurpose.org or comply with on Fb to study extra about sponsorships, presale tickets and extra occasion particulars as they unfold. Study extra about Secure Haven at www.safehavenstp.org.
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