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Look Ahead: What’s happening across Acadiana this week

Posted at 12:38 PM, Nov 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-04 13:38:00-05

Here’s a look at some of the events scheduled for this week across Acadiana.

If you’d like to find more things to do, visit our Acadiana Calendar by clicking here.

MONDAY: The Lafyayette Public Utilities Authority and the Lafayette City-Parish Council will hold their regular meetings today. Because City Hall is a polling location, the meetings will be held on Monday instead at the same times as they usually are held on Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m. for the LPUA and 5:30 p.m. for the council. To see the agendas, click here.

TUESDAY: It’s Election Day! If you didn’t take advantage of early voting, here’s some information on voting and what’s on the local ballot.

Also on Tuesday, the Early College Academy is holding an information session for Lafayette Parish students who will be entering the ninth grade in Fall 2019. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the South Louisiana Community College auditorium, 320 Devalcourt Street. ECA students attend high school at SLCC and graduate with a high school diploma and two years of college credit.

WEDNESDAY: The city of Youngsville is hosting a Flood Map Open House at 6 pm at Southside High School cafeteria, located at 312 Almonaster Rd. in Youngsville.  Residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the new flood maps for Lafayette Parish, including the city of Youngsville. Representatives from FEMA, the State of Louisiana, along with parish and local officials, will be on hand to discuss and answer questions anyone may have about the new flood maps.

Also on Wednesday, Southern Fried Funeral opens at the Eunice Players’ Theatre. The play is a comedy about a family dealing with the sudden death of a family member. The theatre is located on Second Street in Eunice. Performances will be November 7, 8, 10, 13, 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and on November 11 at 2 p.m. All tickets are $15 each. On November 14 there will be a dinner theater performance at Nick’s on Second Street; tickets for this performance cost an additional $20. Tickets may be purchased at Beaucoup (114 S. Second St.) or at David’s Limited (204 S. Second St, Eunice), or by calling 337-550-4727 or 337-546-0163 to charge by phone. Visa and MasterCard are accepted for advance sales but not at the door.  Season ticket holders should call the phone number on their season ticket to make reservations.

THURSDAY: Free flu shots will be offered at the St. Landry Parish Health Unit, 308 W. Bloch Street in Opelousas.  The shots are free for anyone with proof of insurance. Those without insurance can get a shot for $10. Walk-ups are welcome. Bring your private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid card. Wear short or loose-fitting sleeves. There also will be a health fair which includes FREE stroke education; hearing screening and fall risk education; meal planning and preparation information and blood pressure screening

FRIDAY: Westminster Christian Academy hosts its 21st annual Crusader Golf Scramble to benefit the school.  The tournament will be at the Wetlands Golf Course in Lafayette, with lunch and registration at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 12:45 p.m. This year’s event features food, fswag-bag items for each team, and a special Veteran’s Day ceremony intended to honor the men and women who have served or are currently serving.  A silent auction, door prizes, and an awards reception will follow the conclusion of the scramble. Individual players are welcome to register as well as teams of four. Participants can register online by going to The entry fee for a four-man team is $500 while the entry fee for a single player is $150. For more information, contact Lyndsey Cortez, or 337-948-4623 x 117.

SATURDAY: Milton Elementary and Middle School will be hosting its Milton Market from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the school. More than 90 vendors will be there, including resident offering gently used items for sale and local business owners offering merchandise and services. The event is a fundraiser for the school. For more information, click here.