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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spring Artwalk To Be Held In Downtown Alexandria

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[ March 28, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_35855" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo credit: Kinetix Creative, Todd Fingleton[/caption]
(ALEXANDRIA)  The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will host the Spring ArtWalk on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00-9:00 pm in downtown Alexandria.
ArtWalk is a free, family-oriented, self-guided walking tour of over 60 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held semiannually in the Cultural Arts [...]

Sign-up for Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant Pilot Program!

[ March 21, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is still seeking eight restaurants and eight farmers to participate in the Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant pilot program. CLEDA will work closely with each of the participating restaurants and producers during the sixteen-week pilot program to work out any kinks that may arise.

Interested producers and restaurants or caterers should contact [...]

Cenla Events This Weekend!

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[ March 21, 2014 to March 23, 2014. ] Here’s a great list of everything going on this weekend in Central Louisiana!

Harley Davidson Demo Weekend

Test-ride the NEW Harley-Davidson line up BEFORE they’re released to the public. Live music, food and Demonstrations by Rush Accessories and Other Vendors.

Renegade Harley Davidson, 2030 North Mall Drive, Alexandria

http://www.renegadehd.com 

Crossroads Cup

Hosted by Cenla Soccer Organization

Friday, begins at 5 pm; Saturday, [...]

Tricentennial Garden Tour in Natchitoches

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[ March 22, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Six private historic gardens on tour in Natchitoches on March 22
NATCHITOCHES, LA – Ten of the most unique gardens in the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District will be opened to visitors for the Tri-Centennial Garden Tour on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Throughout the tour visitors will learn much about the [...]

LSUA Generals March of the Colors

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[ March 29, 2014; ]

ALEXANRIA, LA  – Get ready to turn a few different shades of color in the first ever LSUA Generals March of the Colors.  The 5K run/walk will take place on the LSUA campus on Saturday, March 29, at 8:00am.

Participants can expect to get pelted with spring colors as you run or walk the course in [...]

Welcome Home Event at Fort Polk

[ March 28, 2014; ] Everyone is invited and encouraged to Welcome Home our Ft Polk Heros from Afghanistan.  The big celebration kicks off at 3pm on Friday the 28th.  Enjoy Fox’s Pizza, Great American Cookies, Marble Slab ice cream, hot dogs, Coca-Cola plus lot’s of free give-a-ways, free race tickets, prize drawings, and great music.  Bring the kids for [...]

Music Professor to Perform at NSU

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[ March 26, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Kristine Coreil, professor of music at Northwestern State University, will perform in recital on Wednesday, March 26th, at 7:30 in Magale Recital Hall.  All are welcome to attend this “Throw WAY back Wednesday” event, which will feature Coreil playing the Classical era natural horn.

“You will hear music by Beethoven and Mozart performed [...]

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