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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

LA State Parks Events, June 2014

[ June 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] As Requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Musket Demonstration. The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration.  The [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events, June 2014

[ June 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] Marksville Farmers Market
Saturdays in June
Courthouse Square
8am
318.253.8599
Bunkie Farmers Market
Saturdays in June
Bunkie Depot Grounds
8am
318.305.5924 or 318.346.2575
Annual Fishing Tournament
Cottonport Bayou at People’s Cross
June 7, 2014, 7am to 11am
For children up 10 17yrs. $10per entrant
318. 597.0240, 318.876.2443
Atlatl Throwing Contest
June 7, 2014
Marksville State Historic Site
837 Martin Luther King Dr, Marksville, LA   71351
$4adults(over 62,under 13 free)
Reservations 888.253.8954
Lunch & Learn
June 10, [...]

AMoA Events June 2014

[ June 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Member Preview Reception and Artists’ Panel: Friday, June 6, 2014, 6-8pm
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 [...]

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