February 12, 2013


Acadian Memorial Festival

Saturday, March 16, 2013 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Evangeline Oak Park – FREE

121 S. New Market Street, St. Martinville, LA

(337) 394-2258

Theriot and Melancon families will be honored this year. Additional information can be found at the Acadia Memorial website noted above.

Also being celebrated is the mural's 20th anniversary of its twinning with the mural in Nantes.

Breaux family presentation

Footsteps in Time”

by Gayle Breaux Smith

Gayle’s power point presentation will include trips to France and Nova Scotia as she traced her ancestors’ “footsteps.”

Thursday, March 21, 2013 – 6 p.m.

Lafayette Genealogical Society

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA 70503 – 337-981-1028

Planning Ahead:

Congres Mondial Acadien 2014

August 8-24, 2014

Madawaska, New Brunswick & Maine


CMA2014 has officially approved a Breau/Breaux/Brault/Breault reunion. We will be joining with our Canadian cousins in planning a one-day event. Date and place to be announced.

Link to the 108 families planning reunions:


LOUISIANA DAY: Date to be announced.

Now is the time to plan your trip.

PASSPORT: You will need a passport to enter Canada. Renewal or application should be made now. The U.S. Post Office has information or go to http://uspassportonline.com/forms for forms and information.

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