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On the Calendar:  Thursday, 3/5/2015 11:00 AM
~Red Beans & Blues Brunch~: DUE TO WEATHER: This event has been moved back to March 5. Join the Union Arts Council and the Union Parish Library as we host a Red Beans and Blues Brunch with local blues artist Slim Finley. Calendar

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