Category Archives: Events

AMoA Events July 2014

[ August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Intimate photographs of people and land by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) captured pride and resilience in the face of suffering during the Depression-era through the postwar period. Her work raised awareness and brought federal relief to struggling Americans, and influenced documentary photography by highlighting the camera as an instrument [...]

Leesville Fire Department to Conduct Yearly Fire Hydrant Testing

[ April 9, 2014 to May 30, 2014. ] The Leesville Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Leesville starting April 09, 2014 and ending May 30, 2014. Fire Hydrant testing is required yearly to ensure that all hydrants are in working order and to accurately estimate the capabilities of the City’s water mains.

Throughout the testing process, sediment will be [...]

Louisiana State Parks May 2014 Calendar of Events

[ May 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014. ] As requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – The Ancient Wheel Gin. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Site staff will use a wheel gin, a simple hand crank roller gin; a type that pre-dates the Whitney gin but still played a large role [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, May 2014

RSCC

[ May 1, 2014 to May 28, 2014. ] May 1, Older American’s Month Celebration, 10 am – 2 pm, Indian Creek Recreation Area.  Seniors from the 16 RSCC Senior Centers will be celebrating:  Older Americans Month using the theme Safe Today.  Healthy Tomorrow.  Seniors will be fishing, dancing, and playing games as they gear up for the 2014 Central District Senior Olympic Games.  [...]

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.

Dates set for Children’s Theatre Camp at NSU

[ May 14, 2014 to July 9, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will host it’s annual Summer theatre Camp July 30-Aug. 6 for youth ages 8-14.  Classes will be from noon-5 p.m. daily, except for Sunday.

The cost is $180 per student or $150 for students with two or more siblings.  Snacks will be provided.  A $25 deposit [...]

Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the American Workforce Coming to Angola Museum

[ May 17, 2014 to June 29, 2014. ] What would life be like without teachers, doctors, or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Angola Museum, in cooperation with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, will explore the professions and the people that sustain American society when it hosts [...]

Rapides Parish Library Announces Clothing Drive for Children

[ May 19, 2014 to June 13, 2014. ] Alexandria, Louisiana, – May 19 – June 13, the Rapides Parish Library will be collecting black or brown belts, gently used and new school uniforms, school supplies, and clothes in all sizes for homeless children and their families.  Donations will be accepted at any location of the Rapides Parish Library.

Gunter Branch Manager Pam Martin, who [...]

Deadline Extended for 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster Contest

[ May 23, 2014 to July 18, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – The deadline for the 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster Contest has been extended to July 18, 2014.
The theme for the poster is “Christmas in Natchitoches”. Artists who would like to enter the contest should submit a drawing or painting to the Natchitoches Arts Council using the chosen theme.
The completed artist’s sketch or painting [...]

2014 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Photo Competition

dragonboatphotocontest

[ May 23, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] Did you get that perfect shot? The one that captures the spirit of the 2014 races on May 10th? Here’s your chance to turn your photo into a money shot!

Drawing more than 10,000 attendees and 800 race participants, this spirited day of racing featured more teams, food, elaborate costumes, and entertainment — on and off [...]

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