Columbia Parc at the Bayou District
Now Leasing welcome to April
BRANCH OUT e-newsletter | 2013 | April

Early Literacy
Health Fair
Mark Your Parc Calendar

Early Literacy
Come and be a part of the Stand Up for Our Children literacy program. Receive free books and information about how to use your power as a parent to help build early literacy. Have fun playing and learning with your children ages 3-5. Enjoy food and door prizes. Dates/Time: April 4th, 11th, and 18th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the Columbia Parc Clubhouse. The last meeting on April 26th will be at the Louisiana Children's Museum.
Health Fair
The LSUHSC Tiger Cubs Mentorship Program will conduct a free Health Fair at the open field at the corner of Caton and Duplessis on April 13th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Representatives from LSU Medical School, along with the youth from their mentoring program, will conduct health screenings consisting of blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose/diabetes, heart and lung exams, dental exams, and testing of body mass index (BMI). They will also provide advice about how to quit smoking and how to fight childhood obesity.
Mark Your Parc Calendar

Storytelling with Vanora Franklin Legaux
Tuesdays, April 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the clubhouse

Food Distribution for Seniors (60+) | Wednesday, April 17th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the clubhouse

Computer Classes | Call 504-282-2424 to register
Mondays, April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
Thursdays, April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the business center

Bayou District Foundation

Bayou District Foundation is a 501(c)3 non profit organization dedicated to the healthy revitalization and sustainability of the Bayou District and surrounding neighborhoods through quality education, housing and recreation opportunities.

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Bayou District Neighborhood News
Bayou District Foundation

City Park based Grow Dat LLC is producing a series of small farmers markets on Saturdays this spring at Columbia Parc! This is a collaboration between Columbia Parc, Bayou District Foundation, Grow Dat and Capital One Bank. A $3 voucher provided by Capital One will be available for residents to use toward their first purchase at the market. Fresh vegetables and fruits will be available.

Grow Dat is a 'pop up' market, so look for it around Columbia Parc on these Saturdays: April 13th, April 27th, May 11th, June 1st, and June 15th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.