JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
April 22, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ROSETHORNE PLAYGROUND CLOSED ON APRIL 24 & APRIL 25
Temporary closure due to the Blessing of the Fleet for the Town of Jean Lafitte
JEFFERSON, LA – The Rosethorne Playground in Jean Lafitte will be closed on Saturday, April 24, 2021 and Sunday, April 25, 2021 for the Blessing of the Fleet, which is an annual tradition since the 1940s returning this year after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
The Blessing of the Fleet will pass on Bayou Barataria in front Rosethorne Playground, with a fundraiser taking place at the Jules Nunez Seafood Pavilion located next to the playground. Parking for this event will be available on the gym side of the playground.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO