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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Easter

As far as holidays go, Easter might not be as popular as Christmas or Halloween, but it still has traditions and treats that can raise anyone’s spirit, mood or blood sugar level.

The most interesting part of this annual celebration of Spring and rebirth is the supposed difference in the ways they are celebrated.

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How to Spend $500 KTDY Weekday Cash

Today the Money Songs are worth $500 each. Do you know when they'll play? $500 will buy a lot of Easter candy! Check this out:

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Easter Garbage Collection

Good Friday is not a holiday for garbage collectors. Residents in Lafayette Parish who have regularly-scheduled garbage or recycling collection on Friday, will receive those services on Friday, as both Allied Waste and the Recycling Foundation will work on Good Friday.

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Things To Do Around Lafayette For Easter

You already know Lafayette is a wonderful place to live. There's the unique culture, the delicious food - our holidays are rooted in family traditions. Before or after Church, there are some pretty cool and/or unusual things to do around Lafayette for Easter.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17th and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?

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Is Luck a Factor in Your Career? — Survey of the Day

As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, it’s a good time to think about how luck affects our lives.

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10 Gloriously Green St. Patrick’s Day Foods

Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day out of the year when we’re all Irish. And, apparently that translates into wearing anything green and silly we can get our hands on and having as much to drink as we can carry at one time. But, there’s another strange tradition that has developed in celebration of this day. We can’t explain it. Are Irish people really that into unnaturally green food?

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Patty in the Parc is Saturday!

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the party of the year at Patty in the Parc on Saturday, March 17 at Parc International! Live performances by Celjun and the Ryan School of Irish Dance, Molly Ringwalds, Nik-L-Beer, Jamie Bergeron, Leroy Stank Blues Review

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Corned Beef and Cabbage – Cookin’ With Marilyn

After attending a St. Patrick's Day parade in New Orleans and being bombed with vegetables, we surely could have come home and opened a produce stand. Instead, we made a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner. Hope you like it as much as we did.

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Patty in the Parc in Downtown Lafayette

Join us Saturday, March 17th for the biggest St. Patrick's Day party in Lafayette--Patty in the Parc sponsored by Jameson's Irish Whiskey! 

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Mardi Gras Day in Lafayette – Need to Know Today

No garbage or recycling today in Lafayette. Everybody's service will be pushed back one day.

King's Court Costume Contest is at 9AM.

Family Friendly Mardi Gras is at Parc Putnam, 9AM-4PM. Fun & games for families in an alcohol and tobacco-free environment.

Festival du Mardi Gras at Cajun Field is open 10AM -8PM, Andy Smith Band 11-1, Lee Benoit, 1:30-3:30, Krossfyre 4-6pm.

Parades: Gabriel is at 10AM, Lafayette Mardi Gras Association 1PM, Independent Parade 2PM (Look for Steve Wiley and Krewe!)

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Celebrate President’s Day with a Look at Presidents Tossing Ceremonial First Pitches

Did you know that President Taft was the first president to toss the ceremonial first pitch before a Major League Baseball game? He did in in 1910 on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium before a Washington Senators game. Since Taft, every president has followed suit taking the mound at some point during his presidency.

Franklin Roosevelt holds the record for the most times a president got the honor, hurling nine different times (eight opening days and an All-Star Game). Here’s a look back at some of the more memorable performances of presidents over the past century:

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