Balloon Party Ice

Balloon Party Ice I saw this super cute idea on Pinterest and had to try it for myself! The Pinterest pin I read said the balloons could be thawed and refrozen. I wouldn’t recommend doing that as the balloons become very fragile after freezing. I also will say to be very careful when handling these frozen balloons. Although this craft is super simple and cute to make, once the balloons are frozen, the ice inside has sharp edges and can pop the balloons. It’s not that big of a deal since they are frozen

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FREE Movie Night at Palmetto Island ~ Friday, May 25

Guests are invited to join the interpretive staff for a night of nature films. Come to the nature center to view movies focused on local wildlife, conservation and culture. Bring popcorn and drinks. A microwave and ice will be provided. At Palmetto Island State Park, Abbeville ~ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ~ For more information ~ call 888-677-0094 toll free or 893-3930 locally

The RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® Circus is coming to the Cajundome this week!

In case you haven’t heard, The RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® Circus is coming to the Cajundome this week! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents BARNUM BASH introduces the Ringling Bros. Ringlettes, the stylish hosts of the swankiest circus party in town. All of our amazing acts are tricked-out for the circus party and are ready to perform wild feats of wonder and strength. Everyone who is anyone is invited to the party, except Anton, a loveable, goofy hipster clown, who just wants to be part of the

FREE Summer Reading Kickoff Event at Barnes & Noble

Saturday, May 19~Summer Reading Kickoff with Arthur~Barne’s And Noble in Lafayette Summer Reading Kickoff with Arthur! Join us to kick off our Summer Reading Program for Young Readers! We want to know what you’re reading this summer, so bring your reading lists. And if you’re looking for a new book, join us for a Book Talk to learn about the new (and classic) books we recommend! This is a FREE event and starts at 11:00 a.m.

3 Winners of $50 in tickets to the Cajun Heartland State Fair!!!

Who’s ready for the Cajun Heartland State Fair?  I know we are around our house! I don’t know who’s more excited; me for the food or my kids for the rides 🙂 Well, here’s your chance to score $50 in ride tickets! Oh yeah, there will be 3 winners of $50 in tickets each. I can’t wait and I hope to see you there.  Tickets on sale now!  Go, Go, Fun Fun!! It is the best “ticket” in town… Advance discount price ride tickets are on sale NOW at participating

* ATTENTION ACADIANA * St. Landry Cinema has released their $1 summer movie list!

WOOT!  St. Landry Cinema in Opelousas will be having $1 summer movies again this summer ♥ June 5-6 ~ Diary of a Whimpy Kid Rodrick Rules June 12-13 ~ Rio June 19-20 ~ Mr. Popper’s Pinguins June 26-27 ~ Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked July 3-4 ~ Zookeeper July 10-11 ~ Stuart Little 2 July 17-18 ~ Ths Smurfs July 24-25 ~ Megamind July 31-Aug 1 ~ Rango

Acadiana Center For The Arts Summer Art Camps

Registration is open! To register, complete an AcA Summer Camp Registration Form for each child. Interactive forms available: Microsoft Word, Adobe pdf. Click here to download a pdf of the interactive registration form. Mail, with payment to Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA 70501, ATTN: Summer Camp or email to to pay with a credit card. Click here to download the 2012 Summer Art Camps Catalog!   

Nouvelle Church to host 2012 Helicopter Egg Drop

Eggs will fall from the sky at Comeaux High School as Nouvelle Church hosts the 1st annual Helicopter Easter Egg Drop On March 31st. A helicopter will drop eggs onto the fields and children will have the opportunity to hunt 10,000 plastic Easter eggs on the soccer fields. This free event will begin at 10 am with registration and the egg drops will begin at 11 am. Children will be split by age onto four separate fields, and the hunts on each field will be staggered by twenty minutes. Once

Rhythms on the River FREE Concert tonight ♥

Rhythms on the River, 5:30 – 8:30 PM Thursday, March 29, 2012 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 5:30 – 8:30 PM Free Concert Series in Town Square. No ice chests please! March 29 – Bag of Donuts April 5 – MoJeaux Aprl 12 – Tab Benoit April 19 – Connie G & Creole Soul May 3 – 5th Avenue May 10 – Wayne Toups & ZyDeCajun Thank you River Ranch Development ♥