Mar 21, 2013 4:29 PM by MELISSA CANONE
Schools of the Sacred Heart will hold its annual Family Congé on Sunday, April 21, on the Sacred Heart campus in Grand Coteau. All of Acadiana is invited to come out and celebrate spring at this family event.
The day will begin at 8:05 a.m. with the Course du Congé, a 5K race. A one-mile obstacle challenge for both kids and parents will follow at 9:30 a.m. Both races will begin and end at Schools of the Sacred Heart grounds. Race entry forms are available on the school's website, www.sshcoteau.org.
Festivities for the entire family begin at 10:00 a.m. Children of all ages can enjoy games and recreation including a rock climbing wall, face painting, pony rides, dunking booth, confetti eggs, and lots of great booth games. Congé entertainment also includes a food court and a fabulous silent auction with stylish gifts and weekend getaways. There will also be live music performances from local artists and new this year, Teen Scene for kids 7-12th grades. And back by popular demand is Bingo!
All proceeds will benefit Schools of the Sacred Heart. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (337) 662-5275 or visit the Events page at www.sshcotewau.org.