[ May 24, 2014 to May 26, 2014. ] A new water feature is available for visitors to St. Bernard State Park this summer with the opening of a water playground. The water playground, which opened in early May, replaces the swimming pool, and will offer dumping buckets, water cannons and jet sprays.
The Office of State Parks is opening swimming pools for the Memorial [...]
[ May 20, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Pelican State Credit Union is giving away free sno-cones to every single person who visits the Sno-Shack on S. MacArthur Drive from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
The drive-thru Sno-Shack is locally owned and operated by Doug and Tami Oliver. It is located at 2960 S. MacArthur Drive across from Academy and [...]
[ May 23, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, La – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are proud to announce that party band, Bag of Donuts, will be performing on Friday, May 23 at 8 pm in the Mari Showroom. Tickets are $10 and are currently on sale.
Bag of Donuts is an outrageous party band that performs hits from the 60’s through today’s [...]
[ May 17, 2014; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] Who: Habitat for Humanity
What: Hamburger and Sausage on a Stick Sale
Where: Sam’s Wholesale (Alexandria, LA)
When: Saturday, May 17, 2014 (10:30 AM-1:30 PM)
Why: Complete rehab project
How: Hamburger Dinners $5; Sausage on Stick $7. Both include all the trimmings, chips and drink.
[ June 14, 2014; ] The “Love Your Kidneys” 5K run and 1 mile fun run/walk raises money for the programs and services of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, Inc. There are over 8,000 dialysis patients in Louisiana and another 460,000 living with chronic kidney disease. Every dollar of the funds raised will support patients living in CENLA and [...]
[ May 30, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know…and so many changes from one year to the next. That is why the nonprofit DAV (Disabled American Veterans) offers help. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and [...]
[ May 17, 2014; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Leonidas Polk Chapter of the Association of the United States Army “Voice for the Army – Support for the Soldier” is sponsoring the outdoor movie “Captain America” at Hodges Gardens State Park on May 17, 2014 @ 8PM for National Armed Forces Day. Admission and concessions are free.
[ May 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Tourism Awareness Press Conference, May 7, 2014 8am
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne
Avoyelles Commission of Tourism
Cochon de Lait Festival, May 8-11, 2014
1832 L’Eglise Street, Mansura LA 71350
Native American Days, May 9, 2014
Marksville State Historic Site
837 Martin Luther King Dr, Marksville LA 71351
$4 adults (over 62, under 13 free)
Lunch and Learn, May 13, 2014
Simple Self Defense
Avoyelles Commission [...]
CenLa Small Business Week is celebrated with awards and lunch.
The festivities are held at the business incubator, where start-ups receive help and instruction from experts. The advisers say this is a non-threatening way for small businesses to begin their work, try out various models and recruit employees.
Awards are given to the best of the best [...]
Sheriff Steven McCain announced that Chelsey Paul of Grant Parish has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program.
She resides in Pollock and plans to attend Louisiana Tech University and pursue a career as a pediatric occupational therapist.