Category Archives: Community News

PRAL Scholarships Available

[ March 12, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) is seeking college student applicants for two $1,000 scholarships to be presented to juniors who are studying public relations and/or communications.

The William “Bill” Michelet Scholarship and Jack Sanders Scholarship are awarded annually in honor of two Louisiana pioneers in the professional field of public relations.  Each scholarship is [...]

Alex River Fete May 8th-10th

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[ May 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014. ] The second annual Alex River Fete will be held May 8 through May 10 on the banks of the Red River in Downtown Alexandria.

Participants can look forward to a weekend of food, fun, Dragon Boat Races, Classic Car Fete, Kids Fete, more food, live music, a barbecue cookoff, Art Walk, Dinner on the Bricks, and [...]

Yarn Bombers Hit Downtown Alexandria

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Downtown Alexandria is hit by yarn bombers. The colorful display of yarn is decorating street lights, utility poles and trees. The knitted art displays the Chamber of Commerce’s logo.
This is all to mark the centennial of the chamber, which will have a day-long celebration on Thursday March 27th. A brass band will march on that [...]

Menard Theatre Arts Presents Oklahoma!

[ April 3, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Holy Savior Menard Theatre Arts is proud to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! under the direction of Cherise Rino on April 3 – 6 at Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center.

Oklahoma! is an American classic musical full of wonderful singing, energetic dancing and graceful ballet. A show for all ages to enjoy!

Show times are 7pm Thursday and [...]

Bloomin’ On The Bricks To Be Held March 22

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[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Art Along the Bricks & Les Amies Butterfly Release to take place same day
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches Main Street Office invites you to experience the beauty of springtime in downtown Natchitoches at the 14th Annual Bloomin’ on the Bricks, Natchitoches’ spring garden festival, on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Bloomin’ on the Bricks will take [...]

Registration Open for Lagniappe Theatre Summer Camps

[ June 2, 2014 to June 27, 2014. ] Petite Drama (Ages 3-6) – JUNE 2nd-6th, 9am-12pm – Get ready for your child to explore the endless world of their imagination as every day is filled with wonderful games of movement, acting, storytelling, and living in the land of make-believe.  A class so fun, it’s hard to get your child to leave.  Cost: $125

Showstoppers (Ages 7-11) – [...]

Kite workshop set Saturday

[ March 8, 2014; March 15, 2014; ] Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, the City of Alexandria will host a kite-making workshop in the lobby of City Hall in Downtown Alexandria in anticipation of next week’s Kite Day Festival set at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at O’Hearn Mathews Field on Bayou Rapides Road.

The class will help children learn the [...]

Yarn Bombers Hit Third Street in Downtown Alexandria Sunday

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[ March 9, 2014; ] Third Street gets “yarn bombed” in preparation for Cenla Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Anniversary Parade. On Sunday, March 9 at 1:30PM, Yarn Bombers will be decorating street lights, electric poles and trees with beautifully knitted wraps, displaying the colors of the Chamber of Commerce’s logo.

The knits will mark the parade route the Chamber, along with [...]

Stage Supports Food Bank through Month of Giving Campaign

[ March 1, 2014 to March 27, 2014. ] During the month of March, Stage in the Alexandria Mall will raise funds for the Food Bank of Central Louisiana through their “Month of Giving” campaign.

During March 1-27, Stage customers and associates will have the option to make a $1, $3 or $5 donation while in the store.  All customers making a donation will receive [...]

Chamber’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

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[ March 27, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to celebrate its 100th Anniversary, Thursday, March 27 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

***WEATHER UPDATE***

The Central LA Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its Centennial Celebration rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather guests are asked to join the Chamber for an open house inside its [...]