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, 12:30 p.m. karaoke; Tuesday — September 11, Health Fair at Houma Municipal Auditorium; 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.
Christmas toy drive: the toy drive will begin at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Ward 7 in Chauvin. Music will be provided by Larry White, Jag & the Boys, DJ Mona and DJ Rob. There will be a free plate lunch included with $10 gift per person or $15 donation fee at the door per person. Shrimp jambalaya, white beans and pork grillades. Deserts start at 50 cents, and a $5 donation gets you a bag of crackling. The building was donated by Ward 7. The food was donated by Golden Coral Proceeds will be distributed to kids 11 and under Dec.16 at Ward 7 in Chauvin. Come pass a good time with Santa. All proceeds will go to the Children in need. The event is sponsored by the American Motorcycle Association and AMA Quest.
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.
Shrimp boil fundraiser: The St. Joseph Catholic Church youth group is sponsoring a shrimp boil fundraiser to help with the costs for our March for Life on Sept. 7 starting at 10:30 a.m. The plate lunch consists of one pound of boiled shrimp, potato, corn and dip for $10. Orders must be placed by noon Sept. 5. For more information, call Racael at 860-7493 or Chasity at 381-7293.
Chauvin Lions: The Chauvin Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 and a general meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the club home.
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.
Birthdays: Kylie Ledet, Melaina Lirette, Sept. 8; Jace Soudelier, Sept.12.