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Lafourche Library lists upcoming February events

Lafourche Library lists upcoming February events


Several Lafourche Parish Public Library branches have scheduled Mardi Gras parades for children this Carnival season. These programs are free and open to the public.

Gheens library to host Mardi Gras parade and book character dress up: Enjoy a good time with the family at the Gheens Branch Mardi Gras parade for preschoolers at 4 p.m. on February 6th, 153 N. Leon Drive.

Children can dress up as their favorite book character and can walk or ride in strollers and wagons. Children should bring their own throws. For children’s safety, no motorized vehicles are allowed.

Krewe of Once Upon a Time to roll at Bayou Side Park: The Lockport Branch’s annual preschool Mardi Gras parade is set to roll at 10:30 a.m. on February 8th. Children are welcome to dress in costume and can ride or be pulled in decorated wagons or strollers, or they can walk in the parade.

For children’s safety, no motorized vehicles are allowed. Children should bring their own throws.

South Lafourche library preschool parade set to roll: Preschool children can take part in the South Lafourche Branch’s annual Mardi Gras parade, the Krewe des Petits Enfants, at 10:30 a.m. on February 9 in the library parking lot.

Children are welcome to dress in costume and can ride or be pulled in decorated wagons or strollers, or they can walk in the parade. For children’s safety, no motorized vehicles are allowed. Children should bring their own throws.

Create designs resembling a freedom quilt at the Gheens library: Tweens and teens (ages 8 to 16) can use a decoder guide as used during the Underground Railroad to create designs of freedom resembling a quilt at 3 p.m. on February 1st, in observance of African American History Month.

Learn basic Spanish at the Lockport library: Want to learn a little Spanish? Drop by the Lockport Branch, 720 Crescent Avenue, for free lessons in basic Spanish at 11 a.m. on February 6 and February 23.

Guest artist to lead art workshop for adults at Raceland library: Azalea Rivet will lead a free art workshop for adults at 4 p.m. on February 14 at, 177 Recreation Drive.

Stop by French Night at the Lockport library: The Lockport Branch Library is celebrating Lafourche’s French heritage with French Night at 5 p.m. on February 14th. Join library staff and local French teacher Nadia Talata for a special story hour and French-themed craft. Space is limited, so registration is required. Call the library at 532-3158 or drop by to register.

Make slime at the Golden Meadow library: Children can make their own slime at 4:15 p.m. on February 27th, 1403 N. Bayou Drive. All supplies are provided, but registration is required to attend, so sign up at the library.

Guest artist to lead children’s art workshop at Raceland library: Azalea Rivet will lead a free art workshop for children at 4 p.m. on February 28th.

Decorate glass vases at the Larose library: Tweens and teens (ages 8 and up) can learn to color glass vases with glue and food coloring at 4 p.m. on February 28th, 305 E. Fifth Street.