Friday, April 1, 2022
Reconstruction and Post Civil War in Iberia Parish

Friday, April 1st9:00-10:00Sliman Theater129 East Main St. Historians from the Iberia Parish African American Historical Society will provide an overview of how 19th century historical events (Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow) unfolded in New Iberia and surrounding areas. There will also be a discussion on how these events, over time, gave rise to Klan-like…

Friday, April 1, 2022
Panel Discussion on the “Year of the Yellow Jack”.

April 1st1:30-2:30Sliman Theater129 East Main St. These days of quarantine, mortality rates, and case counts seem new and strange to us, but in the big sweep of Louisiana history, they’re actually par for the course. For the first two hundred years of Louisiana history, epidemic disease was a relatively common fact of life, and yellow…

Friday, April 1, 2022
Readers’ Theater “A Gathering of Old Men”

April 1, 2022 3:30-4:30 Sliman Theater129 East Main St. Iberia Performing Arts League presents onstage dialogue and narration from “A Gathering of Old Men”  by the 2017 Great Southern Writer Ernest Gaines. The group will read excerpts from the 1983 novel about a murder on a Louisiana plantation. Sponsored by Iberia Performing Arts League

Saturday, April 2, 2022
How to Build a Little Free Library in your Community

Saturday April 2, 20229:00-10:00Steamboat Warehouse Pavilion102 West Main St. Free Have you ever wanted to share your favorite book? You can do this and increase literacy in your neighborhood by learning to build and run your own Little Free Library. Come and have a master craftsman and designer help you design your own. Anne Darrah,…

Saturday, April 2, 2022
The University of Louisiana Academic Symposium

Saturday, April 2nd1:30-2:45FreeSliman Theater129 East Main St. The 2022 University of Louisiana College of Liberal Arts Academic Symposium on James Lee Burke. Carrol Spell, Jr. is an Acadiana native and local lawyer. It is his familiarity with Acadiana, Burke’s books, and his legal experience that Spell will bring to his presentation. Mr. Spell will offer…