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Bravo TV’s Realty Star & Author Phaedra Parks Visits Alexandria

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[ February 16, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] One of the stars of Real Housewives of Atlanta will be at Schnack’s Monday afternoon to sign copies of her book.  She’s Phaedra Parks, and the book is called “Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun and Never Have an Off Moment”.

Parks will be signing from 3:30 [...]

Pottery by guest artist Gary Ratcliff on exhibit at NSU

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[ February 13, 2014 to February 27, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting an exhibition of work by ceramicist Gary Ratcliff, associate director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and head of the ULM Department of Art.  Ratcliff teaches beginning and advanced level of pottery at ULM, exhibits [...]

LSU Of Alexandria To Host College Goal Sunday

[ February 16, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – One of the biggest concerns about going to college is how to pay for it.  As a result, LSU of Alexandria is helping parents and students navigate the financial aid waters with College Goal Sunday.

The program’s goal is to help parents and students complete the first step of the financial aid process [...]

College Grad Sunday FAFSA Workshop

[ February 16, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] College Grad Sunday FAFSA Workshop
Sunday, February 16, 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Brumfield Caffey Annex Ballroom at LSUA
Free help from financial aid professionals to assist in completing the online FAFSA and answer other aid questions
Please bring I.D. and tax forms
Call 318-473-6417 with questions and to RSVP
Open to all college-bound students and their families
More information can be downloaded [...]

Rapides Parish Schools Open Enrollment

[ February 3, 2014 to February 28, 2014. ] Rapides Parish School District
School Year 2014-2015
High School Open Enrollment Campaign
February 3-28, 2014
Contact area high schools for applications and rules.  Or visit www.rpsb.us to download and application.  Application deadline: February 28, 2014 at 4pm.
Applicants and their parents MUST reside in Rapides Parish. 

Pineville High School Rebel Club Presents 41st “So Rare” Antique Show and Sale

[ February 14, 2014 to February 16, 2014. ] Pineville, Louisiana –The Pineville Rebel Club presents the 41st “So Rare” Antique Show and Sale.  This long running antique show returns to the Rapides Coliseum Exhibition Hall on Valentine’s Day, February 14 and runs through February 16th.  The show features dealers from Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.  Items for sale include antique furniture, [...]

Natchitoches To Honor Black History Month

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[ February 7, 2014 to February 23, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Tri-Centennial celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana is in full swing! Commemorative events celebrating Natchitoches’ Tri-Centennial will continue in February honoring Black History Month.

Black history and heritage of Natchitoches are celebrated in February with events that define the history and culture of African Americans. Planned activities throughout the month include [...]

Gallery Talk About suburbia Exhibition

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[ January 31, 2014 to March 8, 2014. ] Mr. Lynn Reynolds, Associate Professor of Art and Academic Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at McNeese State University, will conduct a gallery talk on Friday, January 31 from 6-7 p.m. at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center, 1001 Ryan Street. His talk entitled “Avocado Green and Harvest Gold” will provide an [...]

Rapides Regional Events – February 2014

[ February 1, 2014 to February 27, 2014. ] Feb. 1:  Breastfeeding Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and troubleshooting techniques. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for your [...]

Cake decorating class to begin Feb. 3

[ February 3, 2014 to March 24, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, Feb. 3. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Building near the Friedman Student Union. The course runs through March 24. The [...]

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