A Whist Card Party will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at the FDES Hall, 501 Ward Ave. The Sacred Heart Church’s Young Ladies Institute, Knights of Columbus and other parish organizations and individuals are lending a helping hand. Tickets are $10.
For information: Beatrice Melo, 892-2625 or Peter La Torre, 892-8511.
The Sacred Heart Church Spring Bazaar offers fun for the whole family on Sunday, May 4.
An adult co-ed softball tournament will run all day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children’s carnival games and attractions, craft booths and live entertainment will be on tap from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Donation drawing ticket winners will be announced at 5 p.m. A barbecue chicken dinner will be served up for dine-in or take-out from 4 to 6 p.m. Tickets for the barbecue can be purchased at Sacred Heart Rectory, 529 I St., in advance for $10 per person or at the door for $13 per person.
Proceeds raised benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Community life Center Building, which will be built at the Sacred Heart School campus. The 800-seat facility will feature meeting rooms, a stage and sound system, youth center, commercial kitchen and an 8,000-square foot rental hall. Groundbreaking progress will be conducted in the spring of 2015.
Sacred Heart Church volunteers offer many community outreach programs: Thanksgiving food baskets to more than 450 families in need; Christmas gifts to more than 600 children; a program to feed the homeless and free clothing and household items to families in need.