Opelousas, LA – The St. Landry Parish Government in conjunction with its Children & Youth Services Planning Board will, once again, host a Family-Friendly Mardi Gras/Kidz Zone on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 9:00 am-1:00 pm on the Delta Grand Theater parking lot at the corner of Market Street and W. Landry. Activities will include fun jumps, face painting and resource information along with music and refreshments – all free.

This alcohol and tobacco-free event is intended to provide a fun and safe environment for children and youth during the usually adult-oriented Mardi Gras festivities and is co-sponsored by the STL Proud, Family Strong Foundation, Opelousas City Marshall Office, Opelousas City Court, St. Landry Parish Drug Court, St. Landry/Evangeline Sexual Assault Center, The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, and Louisiana Healthcare Connections.
To volunteer or for more information, contact Paula Jordan, Family Friendly Mardi Gras Coordinator, at 337-534-6282.