Making Memories in SWLA!!

On Saturday April 22 at 3:00p.m. The Centennial Time Capsule buried in 1967 will be unearthed at the Historic City Hall, 1001 Ryan St. The time McNeese State College Log roster of the Newcomer’s Club, Centennial Program book, Centennial Parade picture story, Centennial coins and sou events and a tape recorded message to the Governor in 2017 from Gov. John McKeithen. The capsule also contains tape recorded messagrs from Mike Hogan, A.J. (Tubby) Lyons and Harry Hollins, State Senator Jesse Knowles and others. Following the time capsule opening, the Sesquicentennial Parade of Festivals will roll at 4:30 p.m. The parade will line up on Mill Street and travel South down Ryan street to 7th Street?Dr. DeBakey Dr. Area festivals and events as well as businesses/organizations/churches/ who have been in existence 50 years or more are invited to participate.  Coincidentally, this parade will take place 50 years to the day from when the Centennial Parade rolled through downtown Lake Charles. To request a parade entry application form, contact Katie Harrington at (337-491-1382)  After the parade, a Family concert will be held at the Arcade Amphitheatre, 900 Lake Shore Drive, from 5:30 p. m. to 7:30 p.m. Dance the evening away to the sounds of Cold Sweat while enjoying the tasty menus items from local food trucks on site. All three events are free and open to the public to attend. As these are family events, they are alcohol free. Hope to see you there!!