This weekend make plans to attend the SWLA Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival 2022 on Friday, June 10 from 5 pm - 11:30 pm, and Saturday, June 11 From 4 pm - 11:30 pm. It's all going down at a new, The Stables at Le Bocage located at 4550 S Park Rd Lake Charles, LA 70607. If you haven't gotten a ticket yet, skip the lines and save $5/ticket when you purchase them online! Go get yours today, online at swlaballoonfest.com To schedule a private hot air balloon ride click HERE.

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Come out for live entertainment, great food, freshments, ice cream, and of course beautiful hot air balloons. Plus, the festival's newest attraction is the magnificent kites. Some are so huge they have to be anchored to the pavement! At nightfall, the balloon and kites will light up the skies and glow.

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Ex-Convicts Receive Equine Therapy Rehabilitation From Key4Life Charity
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Outside of the most amazing hot air balloons, you have ever seen and mind-blowing giant kites, a local charity is going to benefit from this year's event. Proceeds from the SWLA Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival are going towards a beautiful cause, Reins of Hope. In case you're familiar, they are a 501c3 non-profit, located at The Stables at Le Bocage. They are an accredited progressive therapeutic riding program, through the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International, proudly serving the SWLA community and beyond.

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Austistic Boy with Cerebral Palsy Undergoes Horse Therapy
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This equine program helps individuals with special needs whether it is physical, emotional, educational, or social. With the use of horses, participants build a unique connection that is non-judgmental and genuine. The ultimate goal is to help participants to overcome their life challenges through equestrian therapy. It is a wonderful program that is right here in Lake Charles! Everyone who buys a ticket to this weekend's hot air balloon event will be helping Reins of Hope feed and care for their horses and continue their life-saving mission.

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To register for therapy HERE. For more info, call Jeanne Dennis, CTRI Program Coordinator, (337) 764-9523, jeanne.dennis@lebocagestables.com. If you would like to volunteer please click HERE.

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