Senior center: Senior center: Thursday — 8:30 a.m., cards and billiards, craft class, puzzles, 12:30 p.m., bingo; Friday — 8:30 a.m., cards and billiards, craft class, puzzles, 9:15 a.m. Rosary, 10 a.m. exercise, 12 p.m. transportation to grocery, bank and pharmacy; Monday — 8:30 a.m. cards and billiards, craft class, puzzles,9:15 a.m. poker-keno, 12:30 p.m. Decorate for Party; Tuesday — 8:30 a.m., cards and billiards, craft class, puzzles, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Birthday Party; Wednesday — 8:30 a.m., cards and billiards, craft class, puzzles, 9:15 a.m. poker-keno, 12:30 p.m. craft class. Lunch is served at 11 a.m. weekdays. For information, call 594-6741.
Bingo: At 7:30 p.m. today, bingo will be held at Ward 7 Citizens Club.
Bayou Thrift Store: The Bayou Thrift Store, located at the old Little Caillou School, is open 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and the first Saturday of each month. Any donations are accepted. For information, call 466-3312.
Recreation registration: Terrebonne Parish Recreation basketball (ages 7-12) registration begins Oct. 15 at the Little Caillou Gym. Parents can register at the Little Caillou gym from 4:30-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday until Oct. 25. There is a $20 registration fee, and a birth certificate must be shown at registration. For more information, call 594-2020.
Chauvin Festival: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Oct. 27-28, American Legion Post 380 Chauvin, 4990 La. 56, Chauvin. Terrebonne Advocates for Possibility (T-Possibility) will hold the ninth annual Chauvin Fest, a celebration of bayou culture through homemade food, Grammy Award-winning music and local arts and crafts. The festival will feature games for kids, a silent auction and a Saturday jambalaya cookoff. Pat Crochet will read from her new book, Randolph Saves Christmas. Edith Nevis of the Houma Courier and Daily Comet presents "Rekindle Your Love for God" and her newest book, "Step out of your Box, 31-Days of Daily Encouragement," a collection of inspiring and uplifting messages. On Sunday, dress like a monster for trick-or-treating and a costume contest.
Diva Fishing Rodeo: Tradewinds of Cocodrie will hold the third annual Diva Fishing Rodeo in memory of Gloria Schouest Oct. 13-14. This is a ladies-only fishing rodeo. Anyone can purchase tickets to receive shirts. The sizes are guaranteed for tickets purchased by Sept. 10. All proceeds go to local breast cancer patients. For more information, contact Tradewinds Marina at 466-3838.
First Friday devotion: St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold its first Friday devotion Friday beginning with Mass at 8:30 a.m., followed by a devotional service and quiet time before the blessed sacrament.
Chauvin Lions: The Chauvin Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 and a general meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the club home.
Cemetery upkeep: Parishioners who have loved ones buried in St. Elie Cemetery (Upper Little Caillou) or E. Picou Cemetery (the hill) are asked to make a kind donation for upkeep of the graveyard. Please contact Herbert Fanguy at 879-2760, Derek Charpentier at 790-6266 or Darrell Charpentier at 872-4292. Thank you for your support in years past.
Birthdays: Shelia Martin, Kandi Chauvin, Andy Chauvin, Keith Thibodeaux, Oct. 11; Eileen Chilek, Anita U. Boudreaux, Eddie Authement, Leon "Ponoke" Champagne, Oct. 13; Spencer John Eschete, Gordon Authement, Oct. 14.
Anniversaries: Lou Ann and Curtis Duplantis, Oct. 11; Jamie and Dean C. Robichaux, Claudia and Angelo Brunet, Racheal and Jake Pierron, Oct. 14.
Anyone who has an event, meeting, birthday, anniversary, achievement or information they would like to add to the Chauvin News Column, call Gina at 856-2108.