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Save the Date: Covington Art Market

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Please join STAA for the Covington Art Market in its new location, Art Alley, in the 300 block of N Columbia Street in downtown Covington. The event, which will include a showcase of local artists, live entertainment by the Andy Breaux Acoustic Duo, children’s art projects and more. The event will take place Saturday, March 3, 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is free. Offerings including pottery, hand-carved stone, hand-turned wooden bowls, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, jewelry, mixed media and handmade bags and accessories.

The Covington Art Market is presented by St. Tammany Art Association in partnership with the City of Covington – Office of Cultural Arts & Events. This event is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.
For more information about STAA’s Art Market, visit StTammanyArtAssociation.org

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Marsolan’s Hosts Last Old Feed Store Music Series Concert of the Season

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The final Old Feed Store Music Series concert for this season is this Saturday, May 21 , from 1 to 3 p.m.    The Sweet Olive String Band performs this week.  Marsolan’s Feed & Seed is located at 316 E. Gibson Street.  Open to the public, free admission!

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The Old Feed Store Music Series Continues This Week With The Necessary Gentlemen

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Old Feed Store Music Series Continues at Marsolan’s Feed & Seed

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The Old Feed Store Music Series is this Saturday, March 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. Jemini Venture performs this week for the music series. Marsolan’s Feed & Seed is located at 316 E. Gibson Street.   Admission is free!

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The Old Feed Store Music Series Returns This Saturday

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Gina Forsyth PHILIP~12The Old Feed Store Music Series returns to Marsolan’s Feed & Seed this Saturday, March 19  from 1 to 3 p.m.  Marsolan’s is located at 316 E. Gibson Street in Covington.  Admission is free!
Singer, songwriter, fiddler and recording artist Gina Forsyth is on the line up for this Saturday.  Gina is a regular locally at the Old Feed Store Music Series and Farmer’s Market, and you can find out more about her schedule and music at ginaforsyth.com.

The Old Feed Store Music Series runs every Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is always free.  The Old Feed Store Music Series begins an hour after the Farmer’s Market, so you can visit both for a full day in downtown.   vanglynn.wix.com

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Esther Festival takes place at Bogue Falaya Park on Saturday, November 7, 2015

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A Message From Token of Love

You are cordially invited to the 1st Annual Esther Festival, to be held November 7, 2015, in Bogue Falaya Park in historic and beautiful Covington, Louisiana. The Esther Festival is a FREE admission family friendly outdoor festival, filled with lots of great food, games, live music & dance entertainment, beauty booths, fashion show and fun for people of all ages to enjoy.

The Token of Love Foundation is in the process of raising money to build their first home that will be named The Esther-Elizabeth House. This house will be a transitional place where women can go to begin the healing process of the devastating effects of various forms of abuse. The mission is to provide rehabilitation services to women who have suffered from abuse in the form of physical, mental, drug addiction and sex trafficking. Token of Love intends to provide housing, education, job training and faith based counseling to assist these women in returning to a normal life through the completion of the ” NEW LIFE program”. The goal is to help women to become confident, successful and productive members of the community. Token of Love aspires to walk along side these women by offering encouragement and love as we help them birth their dreams and unlock their God given destinies.

This event is to raise funds to begin the building of the house that will be called the ” Esther-Elizabeth”. Please remember that your donations are tax deductible and all funds will be used towards the purchase of the property for development. God Bless.
Star Rooney, Founder
Image Hasselbeck,Founder

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Sunset At The Landing Lagniappe Concert This Saturday Evening

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Sunset at the Landing Lagniappe concert show flyer for October 3, 2015

Sunset at the Landing Lagniappe concert show flyer for October 3, 2015

There will be a Sunset at the Landing Lagniappe concert Saturday, October 3 beginning at 5pm!  The line up begins at 5 p.m. with Keenan Knight & Crispin Schroeder, Amedee Frederick, The Creole Bluesman, Featuring A5 at 6 p.m., Crescent Citizen at 7 p.m. and the Chris Lenox Trio at 8 p.m.

Free Admission, bring your lawn chairs and picnic dinners.  For more information, call 985-892-1873.  Brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market.

 

 

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STHS’s Annual Fundraiser “Woofstock” Introduces Mega Pet Adoption Event

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Woofstock 2015 STHS posterJoin the St. Tammany Humane Society for their 26th Annual Spring Festival “Woofstock 2015”, low cost clinic and fundraiser. Admission to the festival is free, and families along with their canine companions are invited to enjoy the many activities for which Woofstock is famous, including canine contests, humane education, children’s entertainment, basket raffles, a Woofstock vendor marketplace, food, drinks and music. This year’s canine contests include: Best Hippie Costume, Best Celebrity Look-alike, Fastest Tail Wag, Cutest Dog, and Best Canine Trick. The winners of each individual contest will then compete for the coveted title of “Best in Show.”

For the past 26 years, our low-cost vaccine clinic allows dogs to receive vaccinations, heartworm tests and microchips, while their owners purchase preventatives and take advantage of other services at deeply discounted rates. The hours for this year’s vet clinic are 10 am to 2 pm.  Supplies are limited.

Part fundraiser, part festival, Woofstock 2015 will be breaking new ground by becoming the Northshore’s first Mega Pet Adoption Event, featuring over 200 adoptable dogs and cats from STHS and other area rescue groups and shelters including St. Tammany Department of Animal Services, St. Francis Animal Sanctuary, Big Sky Ranch, Animal Assistance Lead with Slidell Animal Control, Hokie’s Hounds, Humane Society of Louisiana-Magnolia Chapter, Jefferson SPCA, CATNIP and St. Bernard Animal Services. STHS states this is the first time these organizations have come together for an event of this magnitude, and they have set a combined goal to find permanent homes for at least 100 animals during this event, offering a special low adoption fee of $40.

Woofstock 2015 will be held this Sunday, March 1st from 10 am – 4 pm at the Castine Center in Pelican Park, Mandeville.         www.sthumane.org