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Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM this Saturday

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[ March 29, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM, a Zydeco concert, this Saturday, March 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Featured performers will be Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas and Little Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers.

DJ Justin Metoyer, “The Music Man”, will be laying the beat and teaching Zydeco lessons during [...]

Business After Ours: Unitech Training Academy Thurs, April 3

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[ April 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Thursday, April 3, 2014
5:00 – 7:00 PM
7225 England Drive | Building 1912 | Alexandria, La
(Inside England Air Park)
Please join Unitech Training Academy (UTA) of Alexandria & the Central LA Chamber of Commerce for an evening of fun, hors d’oeuvres, white/red wine & networking.

Join us to see what is new and changing in the UTA educational programs to better suit the [...]

Party for the Planet April 12th

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[ April 12, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Date: Saturday, April 12
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Admission: Regular Admission
Discover how to make every day Earth day at 20 interactive stations with giveaways and activities.
Visit with zookeepers and see some favorite creatures up-close.
Enjoy live performances by The Matthew Davidson Band.
Visit with Audubon Zoo staff and learn about our Louisiana Wetlands at Audubon’s Wetland Express [...]

Road Work: Traffic Shift in Dry Prong on Hwy. 167

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that on March 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM traffic will be moved onto the newly construction section of US 167 in Dry Prong. Motorist are advised to expect significant delays while traffic is being swapped. Once traffic has [...]

NSU to Host Job Fair

[ April 1, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Counseling and Career Services office will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 in the Sylvan Friedman Student Union.  The event is an opportunity for upper level students to network with employers, learn about different career fields and graduate schools and explore internship and service opportunities.

Resumes [...]

Pollock Dogwood festival April 4-5

[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] Grant Parish Dogwood Festival Street Dance featuring “The Boogie Kings”

Coming out of Retirement and Reuniting for a Spectacular, One-Night Only Performance!

LaCroix Park, Pollock, Louisiana, Friday, April 4, 2014:  Benefit Jambalaya Supper beginning at 6pm. ($5.00 per person*) Street Dance from 7pm till 10pm.

*All funds to be used to offset the costs related to this year’s [...]

City of Leesville Employment Opportunities

[ March 27, 2014 to April 4, 2014. ] NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of one part-time Greenskeeper position within the Community Services Department. The position works under the direction and supervision of the Golf Course Manager to maintain the grounds of the Leesville Municipal Golf Course.

NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of [...]

Central District Senior Olympic Games

[ May 10, 2014 to May 28, 2014. ] Registration Open NOW for those 50 and older
Events: May 10-May 28, 2014
Call 318-487-1561 or email cdsog@rapidesscc.org for more information and to receive your registration.

NAACP Meeting March 31st

[ March 31, 2014; ] NAACP Alexandria Branch is inviting community leaders and professionals from every level and service of life in Cenla to a meeting Monday, March 31st @ 6pm at The Garden of Glory Community Baptist Church, 3517 England Drive, Alexandria, La.

Purpose of the meeting: The State and Conditions of Black Life in Cenla. Volunteers will be asked to serve [...]

Modern British R&B meets Louisiana All Stars at the Crossroads

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[ April 8, 2014; ] The City of Lake Charles and Louisiana Crossroads will present an evening with the James Hunter Six and Louisiana All Stars in the Ben Mount Auditorium in Central School, Tuesday April 8 at 7pm.

With his last two albums, 2006’s Grammy-nominated People Gonna Talk and 2008’s The Hard Way, James Hunter delivered a classic yet perpetually [...]