Category Archives: Events

Community-Wide Youth Job Fair

[ April 22, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Community-Wide Youth Job Fair
April 22 | 3pm – 6pm
Alexandria Riverfront Center
Match young job seekers (ages 16-25) with local businesses for summer, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or full time entry level employment opportunities or internships. Businesses that would like to participate in the fair to recruit for available or future positions can contact Frances Thomas-Tennie at [...]

Huey P. Long Job Fair

[ April 16, 2014; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Huey P. Long Job Fair
April 16 | 9am -2pm
Pineville Community Center 
Help LSU-Huey P. Long Medical Center’s employees affected by the closure find new jobs. Event will be hosted by The Rapides Business and Career Solutions Center, Chamber of Commerce and CLEDA. Businesses wanting to recruit at this job fair can contact Peggy Harring at [...]

7th Annual Community-Wide Youth Job Fair

[ April 15, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. April 22, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] This job fair is to match young jobseekers (ages 16-25) with local businesses for summer, part-time, temporary, seasonal, or full-time entry level employment opportunities. Presented by: The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, the Rapides Business & Career Solutions Center, the Learning Center for Rapides Parish, the City of Alexandria, and the City of Pineville.  Tuesday, [...]

No reservations needed for final ‘Steel Magnolias’ performances

[ April 8, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Reservations are no longer required for the final performances of “Steel Magnolias,” presented by Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The show will run April 8-11 in the Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, and [...]

Bolton High School to hold 10th Annual Chalkfest

[ April 17, 2014; ] On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Bolton High School will hold its 10th Annual Chalkfest.  A group of over 50 students will spend the day creating chalk drawings on the concrete in front of the school building. Some works will be reproductions of famous artworks, while others are beautiful paintings by lesser-known and/or local artists.

Paragon Casino Resort Welcomes Swamp Pop

[ April 19, 2014; ] Louisiana Swamp Pop Stars Return to the Mari Showroom
MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to welcome back four of Louisiana’s most beloved Swamp Pop entertainers to the Mari Showroom on Saturday, April 19. The performing acts include T.K. Hulin, Tommy McLain, Johnnie Allan and Louisiana Express. General admission tickets are $10 and are [...]

Education Professionals Career Fair at Grambling April 11th

[ April 11, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Office of Career Development & Placement at Grambling State University will be hosting our Spring 2014 – Education Professionals Career Fair.

The Education Professionals Career Fair will link entry-level and experienced candidates with school districts from Louisiana, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, and Texas.  A list of all of the school districts that are participating can [...]

LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series: Django Exploited

[ April 10, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series
Django Exploited: Tarantino’s Blaxploitation Fantasy and the Spaghetti Western by Dr. Seth Bovey
Thursday, April 10
Free and open to the public
Alexandria Museum of Art

LSUA Generals baseball to host Autism Awareness game

[ April 8, 2014; ] On Tuesday April 8, 2014 the LSUA Generals baseball will be hosting an Autism Awareness game for those in the community to come out and enjoy.  The local Autism group will be in attendance.  Raffles and giveaways as well as a spirit competition will be underway.  The games start at 4 pm on the LSUA [...]

Astral Project to perform at NSU April 11

[ April 11, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Astral Project will perform with the Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. The performance by Astral Project replaces a concert by the Stan Kenton Alumni Jazz Orchestra on April 10 which was cancelled.

The NSU Jazz Orchestra [...]