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Today we spoke to Amy Bouton from STPG. Amy had a list of things she wanted to promote, including their Holiday of Lights. Their info on the event is below. You can hear what she had to say right below that.
Here’s more info on the event from STPG
The Annual Holiday of Lights in St. Tammany Parish kicks off on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5:45 on Koop Drive in Mandeville. This free event runs run for two consecutive weekends, on Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy entertainment from local schools and areas performance groups, trees donated by Winn Dixie decorated by schools and other organizations, kiddie rides, and this year, Rudy the live Reindeer from Zoo to U will make a special guest appearance on Saturday, December 3rd at 7:30 pm.
Santa will be on-hand for pictures with the children at a cost of $15.00 each printed while you wait, and refreshments will be available for purchase. The Holiday of Lights is open the weekends of December 2 and 3, and December 9 and 10, 2016, from 6p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Koop Drive in Mandeville directly behind the Kid’s Konnection Playground.
Friday December 2, 2016
Kickoff Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President
And Santa 5:55-6:05 p.m.
Abita Springs Children’s Academie 6:05-6:30
Kehoe France 6:30 – 7p.m.
Woodlake Elementary 7 – 7:30 p.m.
Young Performers Society 7:30- 8p.m.
Frank Levy Playmakers 8-8:30 p.m.
Saturday December 3, 2016
Madison Tripp 6 -6:30 p.m.
Cedarwood School 6:30- 7p.m.
Rudy the Reindeer 7:30- 8:30 p.m.
Friday, December 9, 2016
Marigny Elementary 6-6:30 p.m.
Lancaster Elementary 6:30- 7p.m.
Northshore Home School 7-7:30 p.m.
Drama and Music 7:30- 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Northlake Academy of Music Choir 6-6:45 p.m.
Northlake Performing Arts Society 6:45-7:15p.m.
Singsations 7:15-8:30 p.m.
We also spoke about the local job market with Melissa Elliot from Express Employment Professionals. Melissa spoke at length about what her company can do for someone who has been laid off, or might be looking for another job. Connect wit her HERE.
Q: You’re going to do this 6 times today. What is it?
A: Wash your hands
Winner: Chris Martinez from Madisonville!
7:15 Kids Only
Q: What is the most visited national park in the USA?
A: GreatSmokeyMountainNational Park
Winner: Elliana Barker from Mandeville!
Q: Parents do this about half as much as they did in 1988. What is it?
Winner: Lynn Schayot from Slidell!
Q: Russia is the largest country in size. What is #2?
Winner: Joe Terrell from Slidell!
Q: This is the most popular fruit in the world. What?
Winner: Cher Roberts from Mandeville!