[ October 2, 2013 to October 3, 2013. ] Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Concordia, Tensas, Morehouse and Union parishes October 2-3 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities.
“I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said.
Campbell will hold his town meetings [...]
[ October 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will bring many changes to the healthcare system this year. In order to educate the public on the PPACA, Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition (LHEC) representative Wesley Watkins will be speaking at the Main Library on October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.
Watkins will [...]
Alexandria, Louisiana — The realistic “Seven Faces of Freedom” paintings by Ransom Rambo are on display at the Main Library now through September 28. The series features historical figures that express the struggle from slavery to freedom, and include Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, Dorothy Height, Rosa Parks and more.
Ransom Rambo was born in [...]
Alexandria, Louisiana — Due to the Lecompte Pie Festival, the Johnson Branch of the Rapides Parish Library will be closed on Friday, October 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday, October 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about the Johnson Branch Library, visit www.rpl.org or call 318-776-5153.
The Rapides Parish [...]
[ October 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] T.R.E.E. House has partnered with Sci-port as well as the Central Louisiana Community Foundation to bring you an hour of non-stop science action! Here is how it will work. The exhibit will be divided into two sections, Robot World and the Science Carnival. If you have more than 50 students then your group will be [...]
[ September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies. You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs. Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs. Hopefully, some of the tagged [...]
[ September 21, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA- The Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force (LPSTF), the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Hispanic Committee of the South, and Louisiana State Police Troop E are conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at Walker [...]
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[ September 25, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Bassist Jeremy Baguyos will perform at Northwestern State University Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Baguyos will also present a master class during his visit to Northwestern State.
The program will include a composition by Baguyos along with works by David [...]
[ September 21, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] Turn Teal Natchitoches, a local ovarian cancer awareness group, will host three events in September intended to educate the public about ovarian cancer and its symptoms. Teal is the internationally recognized color used in ovarian cancer awareness campaigns. Local events include a 5K run/walk, a wellness forum and a coffee during which organizers encourage participants [...]