September  '19 Description Date Time Location Cost
LPSO Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Course

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will host a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course on September 9, 10, and 11, 2019, at the LPSO Range Facility, located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland.

This self-defense course is designed exclusively for women and will take place over the course of all three days. The class will begin at 6 p.m. and end around 9 p.m. each day. Participants must attend all three days. Course instruction will be provided by certified R.A.D. instructors from the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office.

For more information, please contact Captain Lafate Day at (985) 449-4485 or by email at




 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  LPSO Range Facility, located at 3451 Highway 182 in Raceland The cost of the course is $10 to cover the cost of course materials. Class size is limited, and advance registration is required. You can register online here: Payment cannot be made through the online sign-up form, but the fee must be pre-paid and is non-refundable. Please send payment by mail, along with your name, address, and phone number to Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, Attn: Captain Lafate Day, 1300 Lynn Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301. Please make checks payable to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office. The deadline to register for the class is Friday, September 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. 
Duckin out for the Arts

The Bayou Regional Arts Council (BRAC) will hold its annual fundraiser and membership drive, Duckin’ Out for the Arts on July 12th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Terrebonne Waterlife Museum in Houma. Members get in free; tickets are $40 at the door or $60 for a pair and can be purchased now on our website:, or at the Waterlife Museum. The night will include a silent auction, entertainment by Frank Ball, food and drinks.

We will have displays of duck decoys that have been re-done by local artists included in our silent auction, as well as artwork and artistic experiences. Each auction item is unique to region and represents local culture.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Frank Ball paired with drinks that include our famous “Ugly Ducklin” cocktails and some light food. Members of the arts council will be entered to win the “Lucky Duck” gift basket . 

Additional information about the event can be found at and on our facebook event page. Email questions to to know more about the event or about the Bayou Regional Arts Council.

9/12 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Terrebonne Waterlife Museum Members get in free; tickets are $40 at the door or $60 for a pair and can be purchased now on our website:, or at the Waterlife Museum.
Art After Dark Artists invade the downtown area with their creations, including paintings, drawings, photography, jewelry, and wood turnings such as bowls, vases and of course, carved ducks and birds. Enjoy the exhibits at local businesses and along the downtown sidewalks, while taking in live music and refreshments. 9/14 6:30 pm Downtown Houma Free
Toys for Needy Kids

Toy Drive

Free Food

Music by: DJ Rob, DJ Teatie, Jag & the Boys

Proceeds will be distributed to kids 11 & under December 15 @ Ward 7 @ 11am

Sponsored by American Motorcycle Association

9/15 11 am - until Ward 7 Chauvin

$10 gift per person or $15 donation free per person at the door

The Gala


Houma, LA – Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center is thrilled to announce that our signature event, Ladies Night Out, will take on a fresh, new look and feel, along with a new name, The Gala. Ladies and gentlemen attending this event will be introduced to a different theme every year. Our inaugural theme for 2019 is The Gala Goes Gatsby presented by Louis Mohana Furniture. Get ready to be transported back to the 1920’s to have a roaring good time!

This exciting affair will be held on Thursday, September 19th, at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.  Guests will experience an intimate atmosphere where men and women can sip on libations from the period, dress in their 20’s best, and mingle in a cocktail party styled setting. Mission moments centered on our patients and survivors will be highlighted throughout the evening.

The Gala will highlight a 365 Days of Giving Wall sponsored by Louis Mohana Furniture. Guest are encouraged to purchase a day on the wall for $50, to honor, celebrate or in memory of a loved one.  On the wall, there will be multiple chances to win gift cards to Louis Mohana Furniture with one day featuring a hidden $1,000 gift card.  The Bee’s Knees sponsor will be Peoples Drug Store, DJ Rhett is the emcee for the enchanted evening and The Gatsby Gang Jazz Band is sure to get you on your feet.

“We are excited to showcase a fresh new theme to the tremendous community support of our patients and the Cancer Center with a timeless and fabulous roaring 20’s evening,” said Phyllis Peoples, TGMC President and CEO. “Over the past 12 years, we have raised close to $1 million for patients receiving treatment right here at home. We are proud to be able to offer world-class services to our community so that each patient can continue to live life to its fullest.”

 9/19  6:30 pm
 Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

 Get your flapper’s gowns, and bow ties ready for a timeless good night! Tickets to the exciting evening are $75/person and can be purchased at


Sponsorship spots are still available – for more information contact Erica Seely at or call 851-8658.

Downtown On the Bayou Festival

Created to foster growth in the local music scene, as well as give financial support to our high school band programs. Proceeds from this music festival are distributed among local high school music programs. 



   Downtown Houma Free