Category Archives: Community News

Lagniappe Theatre Presents “The Marvelous Wonderettes” April 24-27

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[ April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014. ] [caption id="attachment_36012" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Click the image above for ticket information.[/caption]

Open Letter to Louisiana Baptists from Concerned Trustees

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The pressure on embattled Louisiana College President Joe Aguillard is stepping up a notch.  10 members of the Board of Trustees have signed what they call an open letter to Baptists.
They stop short of calling for him to resign.  They’re asking members of the Louisiana Baptist convention churches to hold him accountable.  They list 14 [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] April 1-30, Central District Senior Olympic Games (CDSOG) Registration Open.  If you will be 50 years old by Dec. 31, 2014 or older, you qualify to make your dream of Olympic Gold happen.  Call 318-487-1561 to receive registration information or to learn how you can volunteer for the CDSOG.

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Billiards, [...]

Rapides Regional Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] April 1: Healing Hearts, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Trellis Room in Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The group helps parents who have lost babies. For more information, call 769-7569.

April 3: AARP Driver Safety Program for those 50 or older. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center.  A one day, four-hour class. Cost [...]

City of Natchitoches to Participate in Cleanest City Contest

[ April 1, 2014; ] Louisiana Garden Club Federation Judges Arrive April 1
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches is competing in the Louisiana Garden Club Federation (LGCF) Cleanest City Contest and need your help.  Judges from the LGCF will arrive on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. to complete judging for the contest.

The City will be judged on the [...]

Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM this Saturday

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[ March 29, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM, a Zydeco concert, this Saturday, March 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Featured performers will be Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas and Little Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers.

DJ Justin Metoyer, “The Music Man”, will be laying the beat and teaching Zydeco lessons during [...]

Business After Ours: Unitech Training Academy Thurs, April 3

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[ April 3, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Thursday, April 3, 2014
5:00 – 7:00 PM
7225 England Drive | Building 1912 | Alexandria, La
(Inside England Air Park)
Please join Unitech Training Academy (UTA) of Alexandria & the Central LA Chamber of Commerce for an evening of fun, hors d’oeuvres, white/red wine & networking.

Join us to see what is new and changing in the UTA educational programs to better suit the [...]

Party for the Planet April 12th

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[ April 12, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Date: Saturday, April 12
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Admission: Regular Admission
Discover how to make every day Earth day at 20 interactive stations with giveaways and activities.
Visit with zookeepers and see some favorite creatures up-close.
Enjoy live performances by The Matthew Davidson Band.
Visit with Audubon Zoo staff and learn about our Louisiana Wetlands at Audubon’s Wetland Express [...]

Pollock Dogwood festival April 4-5

[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] Grant Parish Dogwood Festival Street Dance featuring “The Boogie Kings”

Coming out of Retirement and Reuniting for a Spectacular, One-Night Only Performance!

LaCroix Park, Pollock, Louisiana, Friday, April 4, 2014:  Benefit Jambalaya Supper beginning at 6pm. ($5.00 per person*) Street Dance from 7pm till 10pm.

*All funds to be used to offset the costs related to this year’s [...]

City of Leesville Employment Opportunities

[ March 27, 2014 to April 4, 2014. ] NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of one part-time Greenskeeper position within the Community Services Department. The position works under the direction and supervision of the Golf Course Manager to maintain the grounds of the Leesville Municipal Golf Course.

NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of [...]