[ August 12, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] From 1:00 – 3:00 pm on Monday, August 12th, Eat Local and Business Acceleration System (BAS) program participants have the special opportunity to discuss the importance of local foods with Dr. Carrie Castille, Science Advisor and Associate Commissioner of the LA Department of Agriculture. Dr. Castille will be discussing methods of strengthening local foods economies [...]
[ August 10, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Interested in growing and selling your own fruits and vegetables? This is your chance to learn the business side of urban farming, from the planting of a seed to packaging and selling what you grow. CLEDA’s Business Acceleration System program will begin hosting its FREE urban farming class on Saturday, August 10th at 9:00am at [...]
Program encourages youth to demonstrate retail entrepreneurship
Alexandria, LA— Alexandria Mall is promoting retail entrepreneurism among today’s youth. Ten kid’s ranging from six to fifteen-years old have been chosen to participate in the “Kids, Inc.” program. The program is being hosted at select Jones Lang LaSalle-managed shopping centers throughout the U.S.
Kids, Inc. participants will set up [...]
[ August 24, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
Join Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) for its inaugural Bourbon, Beer & BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, August 24, 3013, from 6:30 to 9:30pm. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at AMoA, by calling the Museum at (318) 443-3458, or at the door. This event is for guests age 21 and older.
Bourbon, Beer & [...]
[ September 10, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Tuesday, September 10th from 5pm-7pm
“Evenings with Educators” provides a relaxing, fun environment for teachers to mingle and create while they learn. The Alexandria Museum of Art is here to aid teahers as they move into Common Core Curriculum with Common Core lesson plans, activities, and tours that will stimulate critical thinking skills necessary for student [...]
[ August 1, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Rapides Parish Students, grades K-12, are invited to play BINGO in order to win backpacks filled with school supplies and other great prizes!
Thursday, August 1st
Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St, 4pm-6pm
For more information, call (318) 449-5225 or (318) 449-5108.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that the O.K. Allen Bridge (bridge number 840-43-0125-1) on US 71/165, will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:00 pm and will reopen at 6:00 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. The closure for this one evening is related to [...]
Grant Deputies say they’ve arrested a Colfax man for beating up his mother. William Sibley reportedly punched his mother in the face and then threw her to the floor and stomped on her chest. Deputies say he had to be tased before they could take him into custody.
He was charged with domestic violence, resisting arrest [...]
[ September 26, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join the Rapides Parish Libertarian Party for their monthly Parish Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, September 26th at 6:30pm at the Rapides Parish Westside Library. This meeting is open to all registered Libertarians. For more information about the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, visit LPLouisiana.org.
[ August 29, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join the Rapides Parish Libertarian Party for their monthly Parish Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, August 29th at 6:30pm at the Rapides Parish Westside Library. This meeting is open to all registered Libertarians. For more information about the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, visit LPLouisiana.org.