Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Street Closures Announced For 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches Christmas Festival Committee and City of Natchitoches would like festival goers to be aware of the following street closures and safety precautions for the 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival taking place on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
On festival day, the following streets will be open to one-way traffic only:
Third Street from Texas [...]

Paragon Invites Neighbors to Help Area Children in Need

[ November 24, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – In keeping with its mission of supporting community organizations, Paragon Casino Resort is kicking off the holiday season with its annual Slots for Tots tournament on Sunday, November 24th from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Paragon patrons can donate a new toy in its original packaging that has a minimum value of $10 or [...]

Music Morning Nov. 16 at NSU

[ November 16, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Natchitoches children are invited to “Music Morning,” from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 16, an event hosted by music education majors in Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School for Creative and Performing Arts

The program is free of charge and open to children ages 3-11 who are invited to [...]

NSU to present tribute to composer Giacomo Meyerbeer

[ November 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present “A Tribute to Giacomo Meyerbeer” Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The tribute will feature NSU faculty Paul Christopher on cello, Dr. [...]

Museum Assoc. of West LA Presents “An Elegant Affair”

AnElegantAffair

[ December 7, 2013; ]

LSUA Open House Nov. 26

[ November 26, 2013; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] LSU Alexandria Open House
Tuesday, November 26
9:30am-1:30pm
Brumfield Caffey Annex at LSUA
Potential students and parents are welcome to come learn more about admissions, financial aid, student services and tour the campus.

Surviving the Holidays, A Grief Group to Hold Holiday Meetings

[ November 13, 2013; November 20, 2013; December 4, 2013; December 11, 2013; ] East Leesville Baptist Church is offering 4 Wednesday nights of “Surviving the Holidays – A Grief Group” for anyone who is experiencing heartache related to the loss of a loved one, since we know the holidays tend to be a difficult time.

Please note the details:

Surviving the Holidays – A Grief Group

November 13th & 20th and December [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players to Perform “The Fantasticks”

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[ November 14, 2013 to November 24, 2013. ]

LSU Alexandria Showing Of “Louisiana During World War II” Documentary

[ November 21, 2013; ]

ALEXANDRIA, LA – The central Louisiana premiere of “Louisiana During World War II” will be held Thursday, November 21, at 7:00pm in the Coughlin Hall Auditorium on the campus of LSU Alexandria.

The documentary examines Louisiana’s many contributions to the Allied victory in World War II and how the war affected the state.  It was written [...]

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]