[ October 26, 2013; ]
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink kick off the seventh year of the “Connecting to Those in Need” Food Drive. The program provides drop-off locations at several town halls, grocery stores and Suddenlink offices across CenLa.
As an incentive, those who donate at least 5 non-perishable items can enter in a drawing for a [...]
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CM Farms in Dry Creek, Louisiana
Family fun attractions include farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkin blasting, pig races, giant jumping pillow, barrel train rides, homemade fudge, paintball target range drive, 12 acre corn maze, haunted house attractions, and much more.
The farm is open Fridays 6-11PM and Saturdays 10AM-11PM. The farm is [...]
[ October 24, 2013 to October 25, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Louisiana Master Farmer program will offer a two-day workshop – called Master Farmer University – at LSU in Alexandria on Oct. 24-25, in which participants will be able to complete the first two of three phases of the program.
“The Master Farmer program allows producers to implement best management practices for all [...]
Many areas of the government are closed today and it’s affecting our area, as well. Here’s what a partial government shutdown means for us:
The military will continue to fight and social security checks will continue to be paid. Hundreds of thousands of federal civilian workers are furloughed and will not be paid during the shutdown.
This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, bringing many events to the area promoting the importance of early screening, celebrating survivors, and remembering those who lost their lives to the disease.
One of two cancer-screening vans in Louisiana was in Natchitoches today. It features a 3D mammogram machine. The van is made possible through a partnership [...]
[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Tuesday, October 1, MOMMY TALK – a teenage pregnancy education program, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. This fun and informative class is especially designed for the “on the go” teenage expectant mom and her support group/family. Special emphasis is given to the continuing needs of teenagers such as health and fitness, nutrition, staying in school, [...]
[ October 3, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Thanks to the support of McDonald’s of Alexandria, the Arts Council of Central Louisiana proudly presents Some Enchanted Evening, featuring the Rising Stars of the Shreveport Opera. This performance will be at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 1202 3rd Street, in the Alexandria Cultural Arts District on Thursday, October 3, 2013. The [...]
[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16. “Painted Desert: What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
Students and faculty who participated in [...]
[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.
Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]