Wheelhouse -- A calendar of events for East St. Mary Parish
Ministry at New Salem Baptist Church, 1412 Cherry St., Patterson, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23. Speaker Debra Calhoun.
Baseball registration forms at Bayou Vista Community Center, 1333 Belleview St. Participants must be age 13 or 14 by April 30. Fee $20. Must provide a copy of player’s birth certificate. For info call 395-6552.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of 16th Judicial District Court needs volunteers to help foster children in St. Mary Parish. Volunteer training orientation March 24 to 29. A CASA volunteer is an advocate appointed by a judge to research the situation of a child in foster care so the court can use the information to make more informed decisions about a child’s life. Volunteers serve as mentors and confidants during the time the child is in foster care. For info call 337-359-9016.
Donations collected yearlong for Operation Christmas Child at First Baptist Church, Morgan City, 1915 Victor II Blvd., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Monetary donations also accepted to defray postage expense. March needs list: hair accessories, combs, bracelets, toothbrushes, soap, washcloths, small cups, small stuffed animals, small cups, pencil sharpeners, erasers, rulers, notepads, packs of loose paper and shoe boxes. For info call 384-5920.
Sold by Second Missionary Baptist Church, 401 Fifth St., Morgan City, Friday, March 8, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Menu: barbecue chicken or pork chop with baked beans, spaghetti, potato salad, dessert and soda. Cost is $7. Call 337-346-0807 or 337-346-0864 for more information.
Third annual Men of Zion Prayer Breakfast at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 507 Fourth St., Morgan City, Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. Guest speaker is Rev. Grayling Hartman of St. Mark’s Congregational Church in Schriever. Theme is Men praying in confidence.
Basketball barbecue fundraiser set for Saturday, March 9 has been cancelled.