Category Archives: Events

Cake decorating class to begin Feb. 3

[ February 3, 2014 to March 24, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, Feb. 3. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Building near the Friedman Student Union. The course runs through March 24. The [...]

Celebrate Youth Art Month!

[ March 1, 2014 to May 19, 2014. ] Celebrate Youth Art Month!  Free Youth Art Month 2014 Events at AMoA!
FREE ADMISSION SATURDAY, MARCH 8!
Youth Art Month Festival: Saturday, March 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Youth Open Mic Night: Saturday, March 8,  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Youth Art Exhibitions:

“Art Shapes the World” Youth Art Exhibition: March 1–May 19

March is Youth Art Month (YAM)! Alexandria [...]

3 precision ag workshops scheduled for Louisiana in February

[ February 3, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. February 10, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. February 11, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ] ST. JOSEPH, LA – The LSU AgCenter will hold three precision agriculture workshops in early February.

Precision ag agents Dennis Burns and R.L. Frazier will conduct the workshops, which will cover several topics and include a round-table discussion with participants to get their thoughts and ideas about precision ag.

The meetings, which will run from 9:30 a.m. [...]

LSU AgCenter wheat, feed grain grower meeting set for Jan. 23

[ January 23, 2014; ] OPELOUSAS, LA – The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting on Jan. 23 for farmers growing wheat and feed grains.

The event will be held at the Opelousas Civic Center at 1638 Creswell Lane with registration at 7 a.m. and program starting at 7:45 a.m.

Private pesticide applicator registration renewal will be available for a $25 fee.

“Even [...]

Get Outdoors this March

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[ March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Alexandria, La – In celebration of the area’s outdoor adventures, a group of community event planners has formed the Central Louisiana Outdoor Adventure Festival. This month-long series of events during the month of March highlight the numerous outdoor activities and adventures throughout Rapides Parish.

The idea was formed as an effort to capitalize on Alexandria [...]

Rotary Club of Avoyelles Hosts 2014 Krewe of Cyllenius Mardi Gras Parade

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[ February 23, 2014; ] Marksville, LA – The Members of the Rotary Club of Avoyelles are pleased to announce the tenth annual Krewe of Cyllenius Mardi Gras Parade.  This event is being held to provide a source of family entertainment for all in Avoyelles Parish and Central Louisiana, and to showcase Avoyelles’ French heritage and some of the traditions [...]

How to Buy a Business Workshop

[ January 28, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. February 4, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. February 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] How To Buy A Business Workshop, 6p.m.-7p.m., January 28th, February 4th, February 11th, Red River Bank, 1412 Centre Court, 2nd Floor Training Room, Alexandria, La., Red River Bank and CLEDA’s Business Acceleration System is providing a three-part workshop series for anyone considering buying a business or is in the process of buying a business and would [...]

Arbor Day Celebration Set For January 18 At Louisiana State Arboretum

[ January 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Celebrate Louisiana’s Arbor Day with a day full of activities at the Louisiana State Arboretum on Saturday, January 18, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The tree seedling give-a-way will begin after the opening ceremony at 10 am.  Games, crafts and tree care and planting information will be available throughout the day.  [...]

Rose workshop scheduled for February 7-8 in Natchez

[ February 7, 2014 to February 8, 2014. ] BATON ROUGE, LA – The LSU AgCenter is cooperating with the American Rose Society Gulf District to present a midwinter workshop on rose care Feb. 7-8 at the Natchez Grant Hotel in Natchez, Miss.

The program is being held for members of the American Rose Society, Master Gardeners, home gardeners and others interested in roses, said [...]

Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade

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[ February 28, 2014; ] Alexandria – The Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders parade will roll in downtown Alexandria on Friday, February 28, 2014, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The Friday afternoon parade will kick off the 21st Annual Mardi Gras weekend with a salute to our military and their families. The parade will showcase many eras of classic cars, as well [...]