Category Archives: Events

Second Saturday Market Featuring Textile Art


[ February 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Second Saturday Market Featuring Textile Art
Saturday, Feb. 8, 9am -1pm
Building on demand for more interactive Family Art Activities, AMoA is re-tooling Second Saturday this month. Come in from the rain and cold and join us for a focus on Textiles.  Several of our Textile Artist Vendors will be on site demonstrating their techniques in addition [...]

Bluebird Basics Set For February 8

[ February 8, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Learn all about bluebirds and how to attract them to your backyard at a special program scheduled for Saturday, February 8, at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte.

The program – Bluebird Basics – will run from 2-4 pm and will provide tips and habitat suggestions to lure Eastern Bluebirds to your [...]

Beginning ceramics class to start Feb. 13 at NSU

[ February 13, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning ceramics class will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Thursday, Feb. 13.

The class will be offered on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex through April 10. The fee is $150 plus a $20 supply [...]

Strategic Luncheon featuring the CenLA State Legislative Delegation

[ February 17, 2014; ] Monday, February 17, 2014
Best Western, 2720 N MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA
11:30am Buffet – Program begins at 12:00 noon
Click here to RSVP (deadline 2/14) – $20/person 

Live & Local at Inglewood – Music! Music! Music!

[ February 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Live & Local at Inglewood – Music!  Music!  Music!
Saturday, Feb. 8th, 9am-1pm
Inglewood Market – Over 20 Local Vendors
Flowing Hills Creamery, LLC – Non-Homogenized Dairy
Bayou Dawgs & 1921 Jackson Street Refreshments
Face Painting – Wagon Rides
PAWS Adoption Day and MORE!
INGLEWOOD HARVEST BARN: 6287 Old Baton Rouge Hwy.
From Alexandria: Hwy. 71 S. Take 1st left into Inglewood.
From I-49: [...]

Gumbo Lunch Fundraiser for Special Needs Campers

[ February 12, 2014; ] Applications for a summer vacation full of fun for special needs youth in the Central Louisiana area are now being accepted by members of the Alexandria Lions Club.

The Louisiana Lions Camp is located north of Leesville and will open Sunday, June 1, 2014.  There will be a one-week session for youth with pulmonary disorders, two [...]

Black History Month Celebration at Pineville Senior Citizens Center

[ February 20, 2014; ] Black History Month Celebration
Feb. 20, 2014, 9:30 am
Pineville Senior Citizens Center (801 Main St, Pineville, LA)
Black History Month Celebration program includes keynote speaker:  Grace Joiner, Storytelling by Sylvia Davis and special presentation by Seniors from the MLK Senior Center.

Free and open to the public.

Krewe of Antiqua Mardi Gras Party

[ February 20, 2014; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Krewe of Antiqua Mardi Gras Party
Thursday, February 20th, 6-9 pm
Divine Providence Center (Prompt Succor Church)
Think Mardi Gras is just for young folks? Well think again and look again at the Krewe of Antiqua.  Presented by the Rapides Senior Citizens’ Center, INC, the Krewe of Antiqua!  Come pass a good time and dance along with us!  [...]

Valentine Concert at Coughlin-Saunders

Valentine Concert

[ February 8, 2014; 7:00 pm; ] Join The ARC (John Eskew Training Center) on February 8, 2014 for “Love is in the Air,” a Valentine’s Day Concert featuring noted bass baritone Will Earl Spanheimer of Miami, Floridia and the Red River Jazz Band.  This event will take place at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Cultural Arts District of Alexandria.

The [...]

Navy Concert Band to perform at NSU


[ February 10, 2014; 7:30 pm; ] NATCHITOCHES – The United States Navy Concert Band will perform at Northwestern State University Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Admission is free, but tickets are required and can be obtained by calling (318) 357-5773.

The Concert Band includes Northwestern State alumnus Josh Arvizu of DeRidder.

Since 1925, the Concert Band has [...]