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Planting Party at Alexandria Zoo


[ July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Pack your shovel and your work gloves and head to the Zoo!
Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 8 am – noon
Attire: Lots of bending… no short shorts
Please, no children.
We’re having a PLANTING PARTY this Saturday, July 20 beginning at 8 am.
The Land of the Jaguar GRAND OPENING is just around the corner and we need YOUR help to [...]

Alexandria Mall Fairytale Ball


[ July 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Alexandria Mall welcomes families to a Fairytale Ball event to be held July 20, 1 p.m. at 3 p.m. in Center Court, located near Burlington Coat Factory.  Crafts, refreshments, and a bevy of fairy princesses will be in attendance to greet guests at the event.

Children attending will have the opportunity to take photos with a cast [...]

Bayou Blaque Band Presents Rockin’ on the Bayou


[ July 20, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou Saturday, July 20, on the downtown riverbank.  The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from 12:00 noon to 10:30 p.m.
Bands performing at Rockin on the Bayou include: No Refunds, Mixed Company, and If You’re Lonely, three [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events – July 2013

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[ July 12, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
July 12th, 10am-2pm
$4 fee per adults 13-61, others free
For more information, call (318) 253-8954
Bastille Day Observance
July 13
Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Marksville at 4pm on Saturday
With Photo Opportunity at Courthouse and Bailey’s on the Square Following
Concert at Fox Theatre at 7pm on Saturday, Matinee 2pm on Sunday
For more information, [...]

Central LA Sarcoidosis & Autoimmune Disease Support Group

[ July 20, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Central LA Sarcoidosis & Autoimmune Disease Support Group Meeting
Saturday, July 20th, 6pm-8pm
Stalnakers Seafood Restaurant
There will be door prizes and this is a free event.  We will be offering educational material and sharing our experiences about our health issues from auto immune diseases.
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Allen Acres to Participate in National Moth Week


[ July 20, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Allen Acres in Pitkin, La will be among the hundreds of individuals and scores of organizations around the world participating in the second annual National Moth Week, July 20-28. On July 27 and July 28 at 7 pm, Charles and Susan Allen of Allen Acres will conduct a National Moth Week activity at 5070 Hwy [...]

LA State Fiddle Championship to be Held at NSU


[ July 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] The Annual Louisiana State Fiddle Championship will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The Fiddle Championship is part of the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.

There will be a non-championship class for those 12 and under, 13-18 and 60 above and a championship class for those 21 and [...]

Junior Lifeguard Course at NSU

[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool.  The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  They will learn techniques [...]

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse.  Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May.  Ellerbe, Director of [...]

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Fest


[ July 19, 2013; 4:30 pm to 11:15 pm. July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Tickets are $11 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, $8 [...]

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