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Annual Christmas Bake and Toy Sale at J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library

[ December 16, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The annual Christmas Bake and Toy Sale at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library is Monday through Saturday, December 16-21. Baked goods include cookies, cakes, candy, jellies and jams. Books cost $1 for hardbacks and $0.50 cents for paperbacks. Wednesday’s book sale special is buy two books, get one free.

The event will open during [...]

5 New Exhibitions Opening at AMoA

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[ December 6, 2013 to February 22, 2014. ] Opening December 6 at AMoA: 5 next exhibitions featuring over 50 artworks by African-American artists from the collection of renowned costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee of Mississippi, 40 watercolors by artists throughout the world, rare behind-the-scene photographs of Mother Teresa by Baton Rouge-photographer Marie Constantin, and photographs of film production in Central Louisiana by Pineville-photographer Eric [...]

The City of Lake Charles will Spread Joy with Handmade Christmas Cards

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host the fourth annual Handmade Christmas Card Workshop during the month of December at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center. All ages are welcome to apply their creative skills using several mediums from crayons to water colors to markers. All materials will be provided. Students throughout Calcasieu [...]

12 Nights of Christmas Schedule of Events

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[ December 5, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] December 5: 1st Night of Christmas: Holiday Magic Downtown, 5 p.m. in the Alexander Fulton Mini Park in downtown Alexandria. Sponsored by City of Alexandria.  Food, fun, music, official lighting of Downtown and a visit from Santa.  Cost: Admission free.  Call: 449-5051.
December 6: 2nd Night of Christmas: Holiday Light Safari, Alexandria Zoo, 5:30 p.m. to [...]

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. [...]

Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

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[ November 9, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City and the Outlets at the Louisiana Boardwalk will partner to present a special, free Christmas parade on the afternoon of Saturday, November 9.  The parade will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. with Santa Claus [...]

Avoyelles Events – Nov & Dec 2013

[ November 15, 2013 to December 28, 2013. ] Cooking For The King
St. Mary’s Community Center
Cottonport, LA
6:30pm
$35person
318.305.5820   318.201.9321   337.257.9992
Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
November 15, 2013
10am and 2pm
$4 adults (under 13, over 62 free)|
888.253.8954
Christmas Extravaganza
Paragon Casino Resort- Mari Showroom
November 23, 2013
318.253.0284
Prehistoric Mounds Tour
Marksville State Historic Site
November 29, 2013
10am and NOON
$4 adults (under 13, over 62 free)
888.253.8954
First Thursday on the Courthouse Square & Marksville [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

Holiday Trail of Lights 2013

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] Join the chorus and get in the holiday spirit – Holiday Trail of Lights is a seasonal delight! From east to west on I-20, and north to south on I-49, experience holiday lights and exciting events in eight of our most festive cities:
Shreveport-Bossier
Minden
Monroe-West Monroe
Natchitoches
Alexandria-Pineville
The trail spans across I-20 and down I-49 incorporating the cities of [...]

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

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