[ November 12, 2013 to November 13, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library are gearing up for their second book sale.
The sale will be held in Oakland Hall on the LSUA campus from November 12-13. The hours are 10:00am until 6:00pm both days.
Proceeds from the book sale will go toward purchasing new equipment, supplies and library materials. [...]
[ November 7, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join us for a Gallery Talk on Thursday, November 7 from 5:30-7:30pm.
Dr. John Griffith, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Becky Griffith, Instructor of Mathematical Science – Both members of McNeese Faculty and Former Patent Examiners from Washington D.C.
What is a patent?
What does the inventor actually own as intellectual property?
How are patent applications processed within the [...]
[ November 9, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 9, 2013, the 20th Annual Sugar Day Festival will be held at Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303. The hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission: $5.00, children six and under are free.
There will be music, food, arts and crafts, demonstrations of activities of the 19th century, [...]
[ November 9, 2013 to November 10, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science will commemorate Veteran’s Day with a “Salute to Servicemen” on Saturday, Nov. 9 and a downtown car and bike show Sunday, Nov. 10.
The “Salute to Service” will take place during Northwestern State’s Nov. 9 football game against Lamar University in Turpin Stadium. The commemoration will recognize military, [...]
[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Cellist Paul Christopher and pianist Elena Bogaczova will be joined by the NSU Dance Company in a recital Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.
The program is “Au Crepuscule” by Jacques Offenbach and “Suite for Solo Cello” by Mark Prince Lee featuring the [...]
[ November 5, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Author Kent Wascom will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Thomas and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room. Wascom is the author of the novel “The Blood of Heaven.” Admission is free and open to the public.
A New Orleans native, Wascom received a bachelor’s [...]
[ November 7, 2013; ] The next meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana is on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6 PM. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church (2727 Jackson Street, Alexandria). Simply enter the first doorway on the right side of the building and continue to the end of the hallway for [...]
The Louisiana Pecan Festival started this morning, bright and early with the blessing of the pecan crops. It’s taking place in downtown Colfax that will host a huge parade Saturday morning at 10.
There are arts, crafts, entertainment, a carnival and, of course, pecans. The pecan house is selling shelled and unshelled pecans along with pies, [...]
Early voting for the November 16th elections starts tomorrow and goes through Saturday, November 9th except for Sunday. Votes are cast, with a picture ID, in the registrar of voters’ office in the parish courthouse.
There is a run-off for the unexpired 5th Congressional District term between 2 Republicans, Vance McAllister of Swartz in Ouachita Parish [...]
[ November 2, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] The city of Alexandria’s Animal Shelter will host a Saturday Pet Adoption Day from 9am to 1pm on Saturday, November 2nd.
“Our animal shelter was created for the sake of public safety and public health where dangerous or diseased animals are humanely dealt with,” Mayor Jacques M. Roy said. “It has become, however, a place where [...]