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Rapides Regional October 2013 Events

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[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Throughout October: Free T-shirts and cupcakes for a mammogram screening. In recognition of October as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every woman who completes a screening mammogram at Rapides Regional Medical Center during October will receive a free “My mammogram was a piece-a-cake!” T-shirt and a coupon for a free cupcake from Piece-A-Cake bakery in [...]

Fall Natchitoches Tour of Homes Tickets On Sale

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.

The tour, presented by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these sites are not normally open to the public.

The Candlelight Tour is Friday, [...]

NSU Theatre and Dance to perform “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Theatre West. Tickets are $15 and $12 those age 65 and over and children age 12 and under. A package of five tickets is available for $50. [...]

Angola Prison Rodeo Sundays in October

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement!  Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south.  Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]

Cenla Chamber Ribbon Cutting: Louisiana Homecare

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[ September 27, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Friday, September 27th @ 12 Noon
Louisiana Homecare, Alexandria
NEW LOCATION!
Plaza 28 6501 Coliseum Blvd, Suite 700D Alexandria, LA

Cenla Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Alexandria Zoo

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[ September 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Thursday, September 26th @ 10:00am
Alexandria Zoo- Land of the Jaguar Exhibit
3016 Masonic Drive, Alexandria

ET scholarships available to NW La. students

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NATCHITOCHES – Students from nine northwest Louisiana parishes are targeted for scholarships to pursue degrees in applied engineering at Northwestern State University.  The Northwest Louisiana Manufacturers Council is partnering with the NSU Foundation to present scholarships to students from Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster parishes.  Manufacturers in the region [...]

Guided Canoe Tour At Chicot State Park

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[ October 19, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m., for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake.

The site naturalist will take participants through the cypress-tupelo lake to learn more about the plants and animals that can be found in it. Canoeing experience is recommended. [...]

Disabled American Veterans MSO Van Visits

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ]

 

So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know…and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit D-A-V (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.  The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing [...]

Fairview Baptist Church Presents Ivan Parker

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Fairview Baptist Church in Coushatta is proud to present one of America’s most exciting gospel artists, IVAN PARKER on Oct. 18, 2013.

Ivan has taken the country by storm with numerous appearances on national television and guest appearances on the Bill and Gloria Gaither Homecoming Video Series.

Ivan is a  veteran in the Gospel Music Industry.  He [...]