Training and Event Calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to our members and the public. An event may be cancelled at any time. Please confirm the event with the sponsor prior to making travel plans. To submit an event, please contact us.

Oct
1
Wed
Lafayette Candlelight Vigil @ Girard Park Pavilion
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
2
Thu
NW Louisiana Domestic Violence Memorial Service @ Salvation Army Chapel
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A service of remembrance and hope where victims and survivors of domestic violence and their families have an opportunity to offer tributes and honor their loved ones. The community is invited.

Contact Project Celebration 318-226-5015

Oct
3
Fri
Unity Day/Mayor’s Breakfast @ Forest Restaurant
Oct 3 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Mayor Raymond Harris, Jr. along with other surrounding townships Mayors will sign a Proclamations declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout St. Mary Parish.

Inside the Mind of an Offender: Interview Techniques for Domestic Violence Cases @ Holiday Inn Metairie
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Join us for a half-day training that will take you inside the mind of a domestic violence offender and provide useful and effective interviewing techniques.

Domestic violence experts with decades of experience interacting with violent offenders will address:

- Advanced domestic violence dynamics
- Batterer tactics and characteristics
- Predominant aggressor determination
- Investigative interview techniques
- Crawford v. Washington implications
- Technology use by batterers

More information and registration: lcadv.org/offender-interviewing

Oct
4
Sat
Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect @ Friends RV Park
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DVAM Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect

People’s Choice Cook off Plates $10 beginning at noon

Kelly Hobson & Band – noon-2pm

Live Auction 2-4pm

John Watson @ Honky Tonk Heroes 4-8pm

Oct
10
Fri
Love Serves @ Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – Oct 12 @ 9:00 am

First United Methodist Church will sponsor an awareness event and fundraiser for Project Celebration. Players, sponsors, and volunteers are welcome to attend.

Wear Purple Day @ Government Plaza
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Local first responders will conduct “A minute without domestic violence” by sounding their sirens for one full minute sending an alarming message of the prevalence of DV in our community. A proclamation, balloon release, and various other poignant reminders of DV will take place in a brief but meaningful assembly. Join us by wearing purple on this day as we show support and solidarity of DV victims and survivors.

Oct
16
Thu
Women Helping Women Luncheon @ River Oaks
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Call to RSVP to the Women Helping Women Luncheon. 337-267-9422

Oct
17
Fri
Trey Hutchinson Awards Luncheon
Oct 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The community is invited to share in a luncheon in honor of fallen officer Trey Hutchinson, killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call.

Oct
18
Sat
Stop the Violence Walk and Rally @ Heymann Performing Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm