Category Archives: Events

Spring ArtWalk Set for March 28th

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[ March 28, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is getting ready for another ArtWalk!  Our upcoming Spring 2014 ArtWalk will be on Friday, March 28 in Downtown Alexandria’s Cultural Arts District from 4:00PM to 9:00PM.

ArtWalk is a free, family-oriented, self-guided walking tour of over 75 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held semiannually.  Sidewalks, green spaces, [...]

LRA Cenla Chapter Presents “Taste Of Mardi Gras”

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[ February 28, 2014 6:00 pm to March 1, 2014 12:00 am. ] METAIRIE, La.—The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Cenla Chapter’s annual Carnival party, “Taste of Mardi Gras,” will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Main Street, 7-9 p.m. (Special VIP entry is at 6 p.m.)

As Central Louisiana’s most well-known Mardi Gras event, it will feature “tastes” of the most delicious restaurants [...]

Pineville High School Rebel Club Presents 41st “So Rare” Antique Show and Sale

[ February 14, 2014 to February 16, 2014. ] Pineville, Louisiana –The Pineville Rebel Club presents the 41st “So Rare” Antique Show and Sale.  This long running antique show returns to the Rapides Coliseum Exhibition Hall on Valentine’s Day, February 14 and runs through February 16th.  The show features dealers from Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.  Items for sale include antique furniture, [...]

FitFest at Run Wild Offers Bra Fittings

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[ February 11, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Rapides Regional Medical Center goes ‘Red’

[ February 7, 2014; ] Hospital invites Central Louisiana to wear red, promote women’s heart health
ALEXANDRIA, LA – Join Rapides Regional Medical Center employees as they promote women’s heart health on National Wear Red Day, Friday, Feb. 7.

This one-day event will take place nationwide – and include millions of women, companies, community organizations and cities. Everyone can participate. All you [...]

Central Louisiana’s 2nd Annual Foodapalooza This Month

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[ February 21, 2014; ] Register now for the biggest local foods event in Central Louisiana- the 2nd Annual Foodapalooza! You can register by following this link: https://foodapalooza2014.eventbrite.com. The daylong event will take place on Friday, February 21st, beginning in downtown Alexandria.

Foodapalooza is a special celebration of Central Louisiana’s local food and farms! The event features a variety of learning [...]

Rapides Library to Host “Homeschool Showcase”

[ February 12, 2014; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana–The Gunter Branch of the Rapides Parish Library, located on Highway 28E in Libuse, will host “Homeschool Showcase” , on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-noon. This presentation will highlight the Library’s services and materials and is open to all parents of homeschoolers. Learn how to access free audio books and e-books for pre-school [...]

Natchitoches To Honor Black History Month

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[ February 7, 2014 to February 23, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Tri-Centennial celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana is in full swing! Commemorative events celebrating Natchitoches’ Tri-Centennial will continue in February honoring Black History Month.

Black history and heritage of Natchitoches are celebrated in February with events that define the history and culture of African Americans. Planned activities throughout the month include [...]

“We Love Louisiana Authors” Day at Westside Library

[ February 15, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana–The Rapides Parish Library announces their upcoming “We Love Louisiana Authors” Day, on Saturday, February 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at the Westside Regional Library.  This event is for local authors to showcase their material and will include networking, book signings, panel discussions, and more.

Westside Library is located at 5416 Provine Place, Alexandria, Louisiana.  [...]

Central LA Human Services District Public Forum

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[ February 19, 2014; 9:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Public Forum
February 19, 2014 from 9am-11am
Kees Park Community Center, 2450 Hwy 28 East Pineville, LA
A LIGHT breakfast will be served at 8 am
For more information please contact: Chauncey Hardy 318-487-5191.