St. Bernard Parish Recreation/Leisure Program announces October Activities

St. Bernard Parish Leisure Program has announced its schedule for the month of October. The Leisure program’s goal is to find new ways to engage children and adults into new activities. If you or if you know someone who would like to volunteer with these upcoming classes or have a unique craft, culture activity, art activity, teach a Chess Club or something you would like to introduce and teach kids or adults, please contact Denise Montalbano.

2nd Annual Trunk or Treat, Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 6:45 p.m., Civic Center parking lot

The St. Bernard Parish Leisure Department is hosting a 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat in the parking lot behind the Civic Center, located at Sidney Torres Memorial Park in Chalmette. The event will take place on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 6:45 to 9:00 p.m. and is FREE and open to the public.  There will be a “Best Decorated” Trunk Contest, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners.

The Leisure Department is in need of volunteers, donations as well as participation from businesses, clubs, individuals, families, churches, organizations to make this another great year.  To register or for more information contact the Leisure Department at (504) 278-4295.

The following classes will be held at Val Riess Sports Complex, 1101 Magistrate St. Chalmette.  If you would like to register for you or your child and get more information on any event please email Denise Montalbano/Leisure Coordinator at or call (504) 278-4295.

Mommy & Me Classes, Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m., 1st class begins OCTOBER 4, 2017, Ages 1.5 to 5 years

This is ideal for stay at home moms and children who attend a 3 hour preschool. This is a great way to extend the day with just you and your child to interact through play, art and hands on creativity. We will add some play with some Giant indoor games.

Fee is $25.00 per month or $10.00 for 1 class.

KID’S CLUB, Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m., 1ST CLASS begins OCTOBER 4TH, Ages 6 – 14 years

Great for all kids who just want  to come learn as they create through Art activities, drawing, creative writing, and just have fun. We have a lot of surprises instore with some Giant indoor activities.  Fee is $25.00 per month or $10.00 per 1 class.  Classes will be divided as the program grows.

SENIOR ACTIVITIES,  Thursdays at 3:00 p.m., 1st class begins October  5th

Activities will include Creative art, painting, make your own holiday cards and maybe some Giant indoor games such as Yahtzee. Cost for seniors is $20.00 per month or $10.00 per 1 class.

ADULT PAINTING CLASS, Monday, October 16th

This will be a monthly class/activity and sure to have fun. The first class will be held on Monday October 16th starting at 6:30 p.m. This class is a bonus class 2 for 1. Participants will paint a Double Sided Wood Door Hanger. One side will be “Happy Fall Ya’ll Pumpkin” and on the flip side will be a “Holiday Snowman.” Cost for this Class is $35.00. Please register on or before October 13th so preparation can be made for the class.