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This Weekend In Acadiana, January 20 – 22

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There are plenty of great activities this weekend in Acadiana for those of us who won’t be attending the inauguration!

Friday, 1/20

Lafayette’s  official Arbor Day tree planting ceremony will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m., at Beaullieu Park. The public is invited to attend. Read more. 

Saturday, 1/21

The 4th annual St. Jude Chili Cook-Off is set for Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Cajun Harley Davidson Shop in Scott, La. Read more.

Vigilantes On The Bayou educates the audience about the daily activities and struggles of the Acadians in the mid – 1800s. Read more.

Children’s book author, Alysson Foti Bourque, will be signing her award-winning book, Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day on Saturday, January 21st from 2:00-4:00. A special story time will be held at 3:00. Read more.

ACT practice tests are available for teens on Saturday at the Lafayette South Regional Library. Read more. 

Improve your French speaking through casual conversation! Adults only, please. No registration required. Read more. 

Sunday, 1/22

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte hosts it’s annual pro-life walk on Sunday, January 22nd, as we march in defense and respect of all human life. The walk begins at Our Lady Queen of All Saints in Ville Platte and ends at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Read more. 

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