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St. Mary’s 5K Challenge Registration Underway

[ March 29, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – St. Mary’s Residential Training School will host their 8th Annual St. Mary’s 5K Challenge on March 29, 2014. Since the organization began, their mission has been to provide every person with the opportunity to develop his or her full potential, intellectually, spiritually, mentally, physically, vocationally and socially. St. Mary’s believes that all [...]

LSUA Mardi Gras Parade

[ February 26, 2014; ] LSUA Mardi Gras Parade
Wednesday, February 26
12:00 Noon
Free and open to all
Located on the streets of LSUA
Come enjoy the bands and floats and catch some beads!

ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament

[ February 22, 2014; ] 2014 ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament
Saturday, February 22 at Red River, Midway Marina, St. Maurice
Time: Safelight until 3:00pm
$150 per boat
1st Place – $1800 (10 places paid)
Big Bass – $500
Registration forms available at Academy Sports, Security Sporting, Louisiana Archery, Cheeks Marine and Pineville Marine or may be downloaded here.

Red River Bank credit repair seminar

[ February 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] WHAT:           Credit Repair Seminar for consumers
WHEN:  Saturday, February 8, 2014, 9:00 AM to Noon
WHERE:  Central Louisiana Business Incubator, 1501 Wimbledon Ave., Alexandria
CONTACT:  Evelyn Jones, Marketing Director, Cell: (318) 561-5903
ABOUT:  Red River Bank is offering a free seminar on credit repair this Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Central Louisiana Business Incubator [...]

Rapides Parish Schools Open Enrollment

[ February 3, 2014 to February 28, 2014. ] Rapides Parish School District
School Year 2014-2015
High School Open Enrollment Campaign
February 3-28, 2014
Contact area high schools for applications and rules.  Or visit to download and application.  Application deadline: February 28, 2014 at 4pm.
Applicants and their parents MUST reside in Rapides Parish. 

Alexandria Mardi Gras Weekend Begins Feb. 28th

[ February 28, 2014 to March 2, 2014. ] Alexandria – Come catch the fun in the Heart of Louisiana for Mardi Gras!

Alexandria kicks off their Mardi Gras weekend Friday, February 28, 2014, with the Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade. The Hixson Autoplex CCCC Parade will roll at 4:30 p.m. The parade route will wind through downtown Alexandria, from Murray Street [...]

Rapides Parish Library Black History Month Presentation

[ February 15, 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—In honor of Black History Month, the Main Library will host “Spirituals and Their Stories”, Saturday, February 15, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.  This is an informative presentation for children and adults featuring Gwen “Ms. Chocolate” Williams. Ms. Williams is not only a great storyteller, but an author, folklorist, and motivational speaker, as well. Come [...]

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony to perform Feb. 11

[ February 11, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic will perform Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall.

Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall.

Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with [...]

Spring ArtWalk Set for March 28th


[ March 28, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is getting ready for another ArtWalk!  Our upcoming Spring 2014 ArtWalk will be on Friday, March 28 in Downtown Alexandria’s Cultural Arts District from 4:00PM to 9:00PM.

ArtWalk is a free, family-oriented, self-guided walking tour of over 75 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held semiannually.  Sidewalks, green spaces, [...]

LRA Cenla Chapter Presents “Taste Of Mardi Gras”


[ February 28, 2014 6:00 pm to March 1, 2014 12:00 am. ] METAIRIE, La.—The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Cenla Chapter’s annual Carnival party, “Taste of Mardi Gras,” will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Main Street, 7-9 p.m. (Special VIP entry is at 6 p.m.)

As Central Louisiana’s most well-known Mardi Gras event, it will feature “tastes” of the most delicious restaurants [...]