The City of Lake Charles is gearing up for Mardi Gras with a special Partners in Parks Mardi Gras Mask Making Workshop on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 10 a.m. – noon, on the Ryan Street Plaza of Historic City Hall (1001 Ryan St.). Hosted in partnership with the Children’s Museum, this workshop is sure to get attendees in the Mardi Gras spirit as all the supplies needed to make colorful Mardi Gras masks will be available. In the event of inclement weather, the workshop will move inside, to the second floor of Historic City Hall. The workshop is free and open to the public to attend, while supplies last. For more information, call (337) 491-1280 or emails [email protected]. **There will also be a “sensory time” for kids who need a little smaller crowd and quieter environment to enjoy our program! Sensory time is from 9:15-9:45am.**
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