Category Archives: Community News

Native Flute Making Workshop Among Pow Wow Festivities

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[ May 10, 2014; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe has announced a Native Flute Making Workshop to be facilitated by musician/flute maker, Hawk Henries, Saturday, May 10 from 9 a. m. – 5 p. m. at the main pow wow grounds pavilion on the reservation near Marksville. Building flutes for over 25 years, Hawk will be arriving a [...]

Pet Adoption Day April 5th

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[ April 5, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_36031" align="alignleft" width="143"] Bobbi Sue[/caption]

This month’s Saturday Pet Adoption Day at the Alexandria Animal Shelter offers adopters a new collar and leash with a dog adoption or a new collar and cat toy with a cat adoption while supplies last.

The Saturday Pet Adoption Day is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, [...]

Adobe InDesign class to start April 1

[ April 1, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on Adobe InDesign Fundamentals starting Tuesday, April 1.

The course will be taught on April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Annex. The cost for the class is [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players Present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”

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[ April 4, 2014 to April 13, 2014. ] LSUA Empty Space Players Present A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Richard Gwartney Theatre on the LSUA campus
April 4-5 & 10-12, 7:30pm; April 6 & 13, 2:30pm
Call 318-473-6473 for reservations or order tickets at www.ticket-central.org
$10 for adults, $5 for students with ID, $5 for seniors

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 [...]