Fun for the Family | February 2020

7th Annual Mudbug 5K walk/run

February 1, 8:30 a.m.

Acadian Elementary

Join in the fun at Acadian’s 7th annual race to benefit their school. This fast, fun course begins at the school and loops through the neighborhoods surrounding the school. Registration is $20. 

Story time with Dani Harrelson 

February 5, 10:30 a.m.

Lockport Branch Library

Celebrate the joy of reading aloud with Dani Harrelson, wife of Lockport Chief of Police David Harrelson, Jr., at a special family story time in honor of World Read Aloud Day.

“Artrageous” 

February 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Mary and Al Danos Theater, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux 

This one-of-a-kind “All Arts” show is amazing crowds across the globe! Be prepared to join in on the high energy, heart pounding action as arts and music collide on one stage. Artrageous, often described as Blue Man Group meets Picasso, was honored to recently performed at the NBA All Stars Weekend at center court and can’t wait to meet you in Thibodaux. Be sure to bring a T-shirt, cap, or pair of shoes to get custom Splattered by an Artrageous Artist in their one-of-a-kind Splatter Station! 

A Night to Shine

February 7

Thibodaux Family Church

A Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. This year, A Night to Shine celebrates its sixth anniversary! On this one night, over 655 churches from around the world, including Thibodaux Family Church, will come together to host A Night to Shine for approximately 100,000 honored guests through the support of 200,000 volunteers! A Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. 

Rotary Club of Houma Cast Iron Cookoff

February 8, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Downtown Houma

More than 40 cooking teams will prepare and serve their best dishes out of their cast iron cookware. Pass a good time by eating, enjoying live music and outdoor yard games. General admission is $5 which allows you to taste all dishes and vote for your favorite. Drinks and beer will available for purchase. Proceeds benefit service projects of Houma Rotary. 

POV Pop Up: Celebrating Women

February 13, 5-8 p.m.

Geri Lynn Nissan, Houma

Join us for our second annual Celebrating Women Pop-Up event featuring woman-owned boutiques and businesses. Enjoy shopping at all of your favorite locally owned stores under one roof at Geri Lynn Nissan of Houma. Browse spring fashions, shoes, accessories and more. Bring all of your girlfriends, admission is free.

Family Movie Matinee

February 23, 3-5 p.m.

Main Branch Library, Houma

Enjoy a showing of the move “Abominable,” rated PG. 

Seussapalooza

February 27, 2 p.m.

Golden Meadow Branch Library

Seuss-lovers of all ages are invited to a Seussapalooza to celebrate all things “Seuss” with a story, game, craft, and more.  

Harlem Globetrotters

March 9, 7 p.m.

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

See the legendary basketball team in action showcasing exceptional skills and entertainment. This family friendly event features elite dunkers and Guinness World Record holders. Tickets are for sale in advance with Ticketmaster.

“Race for Their Future” 5K Race Fest

March 14, 8 a.m. 

Peltier Park, Thibodaux 

The MAX Charter School will host a 1 Mile Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk to will benefit their students. The MAX Charter School is committed to meeting the unique educational needs of children with dyslexia and other language-related differences throughout the Bayou Region. Proceeds will be used to purchase supplies, services, and technology for the students as well as to hire much-needed paraprofessionals who will assist in the education of our students. The annual event will include food, drinks, games, bounce houses, live music, a silent auction, a Cajun cook-off, and lots more. Registration is $20 before February 14 (t-shirt included), then $30 until race day (no t-shirt). •

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