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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Paragon’s “20th Anniversary Rooftop Blowout” Giveaway!

Paragon Rooftop Giveaway

[ May 23, 2014 to June 4, 2014. ] Paragon’s “20th Anniversary Rooftop Blowout”
KLAX ABC31 GIVEAWAY
It’s a “Rooftop Blowout” party event at the Paragon Casino Resort, featuring New Orleans’ own Cowboy Mouth, and KLAX-TV has tickets to giveaway!

Win a 4-pack of tickets to party with Cowboy Mouth on the Parking Garage Roof with food and drink specials and a spectacular fireworks show on June [...]

Youth Fishing Derbies on the Kisatchie National Forest

[ May 31, 2014 to June 9, 2014. ] Pineville, La. – With summer just around the corner, Kisatchie National Forest (KNF) would like to invite families to the annual youth fishing derbies held on the KNF. The derbies are free, age requirements vary from district to district. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Although the derbies are free, registration is required. [...]

Movie Night at the Rapides Parish Library

[ May 31, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Westside Regional Library will host a free “Movie Night at the Library”, Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.  Popcorn and drinks will be served, and you may bring your own candy, pillow, and blanket, as well.  For more information, please contact the Westside Regional Library at 318-442-2483.

For information about the Rapides Parish Library, [...]