Category Archives: Events

Lecompte Rotary Club presents BarBQue On The Bayou

[ February 21, 2014; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Location: On the Bayou in Lecompte Across From CENLA Family Medical Center
Friday, February 21, 2014, 11am – 2pm
A BBQ Sandwich, Chips and Dessert – $5.00
Make Checks Payable to Lecompte Rotary Club
Tickets Available at:
H&H Appliance & Furniture
Lea’s Lunchroom
Lecompte Hardware
Pearson’s Drugs
Poole Brothers Nursery
Or any Rotary Member
Proceeds Benefit Local Projects In Cheneyville, Lecompte, Forest Hill

Current Projects

-Welding and Carpentry [...]

Art Lecture This Week at AMoA

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[ February 21, 2014; ] “The Long Memory”
African Diaspora Art History and the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection
Art Lecture by Dr. Mora Beauchamp-Byrd

Friday, February 21 @ 6:00pm – FREE and open to the public
Art historian and Interim Executive Director, New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History, Dr. Mora Beauchamp-Byrd, will present an image slideshow and lecture on themes related to [...]

Senior Citizens Black History Month Celebration

[ February 20, 2014; ] Who: Senior Citizens from Rapides Parish

What: Black History Month Celebration

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014; 9:30 am

Where: Pineville Senior Center, 801 Main St, Pineville, LA

Why: Senior citizens from throughout Rapides parish will gather to celebrate Black History Month at the Pineville Senior Citizens’ Center.  Participants will be greeted by Ms. Juanita Vanderhoeven, Rapides Senior Citizens’ Centers [...]

Monday concert to honor music of Charles Mingus

[ February 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — The Northwestern State University Tuesday Night Jazz Combo will present a musical celebration of Charles Mingus and his music from the Civil Rights era Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

The program will include “Better Git It In Your Soul,” “Fables of [...]

Krewe of Kolbi Bow Wow Walking the Dog in Mardi Gras 2014

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[ February 19, 2014 to March 1, 2014. ] The Krewe of Kolbi Bow Wow, co-founded in 2000 by the late Zoo Director, Leslie Whitt, is celebrating its 15th Anniversary.  Bow Wow Krewe members are excited once again to march in this year’s Alexandria Children’s Parade on Mardi Gras Saturday, March 1, 2014.   It’s a wonderful opportunity for pampered pets to “strut their stuff”, [...]

Gallery Talk and Exhibition Opening by Renowned Artist

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[ March 13, 2014 to April 19, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host a new art exhibition entitled Natural Exuberance beginning Thursday, March 13, at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The artist, Lilian Garcia-Roig will conduct a gallery talk during the opening reception. The doors will open at 5:30 and the talk begins [...]

Central LA Community Foundation Presents “Letters Home”

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[ March 8, 2014 to March 9, 2014. ] We thank the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria-Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for bringing to the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria, the only Louisiana stop for this nationally acclaimed show honoring the men and women of our military.

Learn more and [...]

Flutist Emily Butterfield to perform Thursday

[ February 20, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Flutist Dr. Emily Butterfield of the University of Central Oklahoma will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The program will include works by Camille Saint Saens, Francis Poulenc, Ian Clarke and Albert Roussel.

Butterfield teaches applied [...]

KRRV To Raise Funds for St. Jude

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[ February 28, 2014; 7:00 am to 10:00 am. ] KRRV 100.3, a Cenla Broadcasting radio station, will be joining forces with the Alexandria Firefighters and Hixson Autoplex to raise awareness, raise spirits, and raise hope for the St. Jude Research Hospital.  Together, we will be asking you to “Fill Their Boots” and raise money for the fight against childhood cancer.

This is an event to [...]

Pine Needle Basketry Class Set For February 22 At The Louisiana State Arboretum

[ February 22, 2014; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Learn how to make a pine needle basket on Saturday, February 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte.

Participants will learn the basic techniques of making a pine needle basket.  The Arboretum will provide the supplies for participants.  Space in the class is limited so pre-registration [...]