What’s Happening in Central

What’s Happening in Central

HELOUIN BROTHERS IN THE NUTCRACKER — Brent Joseph Helouin, Jr. and Martin Montgomery Helouin will perform in the Baton Rouge Ballet’s “Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou,”  Dec. 17 and 18, 2 and 6 p.m. at the River Center Theatre in Baton Rouge.  Brent and Martin have trained in acting and dance techinques and believe this has enhanced their abilities in karate, football, and baseball.  They attend St. Aphonsus Catholic School, where Martin was a member of the undefeated 3rd/4th grade football team.  Brent holds the Junior 2011 National title for Dance Makers of America.  They study with Kris Cangelosi.  They are the sons of Brent and Nickii Helouin.

CENTRAL — Events coming up in and around Central:

Saturday, December 17 • Jambalaya Benefit • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A jambalaya benefit will be held for Charamine and Eric Antoon at Covers Unlimited, 13140 Hooper Road.  Plates are $7.50 and includes jambalaya, beans, salad, and a roll.  Donations are welcome!  You can purchase tickets at Bellissimo Hair Salon and Claire Marie’s.  For information, email Kristi at kfontenot14@yahoo.com or call 279-1500.

Saturday, December 17 • 10th Annual Army Red Stick Bowl All-Star Game • 2:30 p.m.

The 10th Annual Army Red Stick Bowl All-Star Game will be held at Zachary High School.  Central players will include Zach Hetrick and Joey Jarreau and Frank Fresina is on the coaching staff.

Saturday, December 17 • Kick for the Cure

The Central Soccer program is holding its 2nd Annual “Kick for the Cure.”  Central Middle plays at 11:30 a.m., Central High boys play at 1 p.m., and Central High girls play at 3 p.m.

December 17 and 18 • “Celebrate the Life! The Birthday of the King”

Cornerstone Fellowship, 9611 Blackwater Road, will present a dramatic Christmas presentation entitled “Celebrate the Life!  The Birthday of the King.” There will be beautiful angel dancers, exciting reggae dancers, and wonderful choral performances.  Times are Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.  A reception will follow the Saturday performance with a small gift for all children 12 and under.  Admission is free!  For information, call 261-8795.

December 17 and 18 • Geaux Fish Rainbow Trout Fishing Rodeo

BREC will host the Geaux Fish Rainbow Trout Fishing Rodeo at Greenwood Community Park, 13350 Hwy. 19 in Baker on Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to noon and at Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road on Sunday, Dec. 18, 1 to 4 p.m.  Adult and children divisions.  Event is free and open to all ages.

December 19 through 21 • Wildcat Baseball Camp • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Central High Baseball will hold a holiday Wildcat Baseball Camp at the Central Baseball field for boys ages 7 to 15.  Fee is $100 and includes three days of instruction and camp T-shirt.  There will be hitting, fielding, throwing, ground ball technique, bunting, sliding, base running, and fly ball technique.  To pre-register, contact Mike Forbes at 270-2674.  Thanks to Raising Cane’s for providing food for each day of the camp.

Thursday, December 22 • Meet Mrs. Claus • 10 a.m.

Mrs. Claus and her elf are coming to the Central Library.  Be sure to bring your letters to Santa for Mrs. Claus to take back to the North Pole.

Saturday, January 7 • 5K Rebel Run • 8 a.m.

Central Private School will hold its 2nd Annual 5K Rebel Run.  Early Bird registration (by Dec. 16) is $20 and $25 after Dec. 16.  All ages welcome!  Food, prizes, and fun.  All proceeds will benefit Central Private Educational programs.  For information or registration forms, call 261-3341 or email Jill Coon at jcoon@centralprivate.org.


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