Category Archives: Events

Ryan’s Steakhouse Grand Re-Opening

[ April 12, 2014; ] Please join us in celebrating the Grand Re-Opening & new “Southern Family Goodness” menu at both of Ryan’s Cenla locations with back to back Ribbon Cuttings!  Have a free breakfast in Pineville, then a free lunch in Alexandria!
Saturday, April 12:
10:00 AM, 3632 Monroe Hwy, Pineville, LA
12:00 PM, 3024 N MacArthur Dr. Alexandria, LA

Rapides Parish Library Free Car Seat Checkup

[ April 10, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The J.W. McDonald Branch of the Rapides Parish Library and the Hispanic Committee of the South will host a seminar on car seat safety, Thursday, April 10, 2014,10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This event will be held at the McDonald Branch Library and admission is free.  Dr. Claudia Glascock, with the Hispanic Committee of the South [...]

Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble to perform Wednesday at NSU

[ April 9, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will perform Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. Jeff Mathews and Steve McKeithen are the conductors.

The program, “Portraits of Sound,” will feature the music of Gustav Holst, Adam Gorb, John Mackey, Ralph [...]

KDJMSF Scholarship to host sporting clay shoot

[ November 1, 2014; ] The KDJMSF Scholarship will be hosting a sporting clay shoot on November 1,  2014. This event is to bring together everyone who has supported this program in the past and who wants to make a difference by helping out. The Event will be hosted in Lafayette, Louisiana at the Wilderness Gun Club. This will be [...]

Equal Pay Issue Forum at LSUA

[ April 9, 2014; ] Equal Pay Issue Forum
April 9 at 12:00pm in the Bayou Robert Room at LSUA
Come celebrate women’s advocacy and participate in a discussion over equal pay with guest speakers.
Sponsored by the American Association of University Women of Louisiana

Habitat for Humanity to host a Big Ol’ Garage Sale Fundraiser

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[ April 12, 2014; 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Habitat for Humanity will host a Big Ol’ Garage Sale fundraiser, Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Sally’s building behind Bancorp South on Jackson Street Extension.

The purpose of this event is to raise revenue to help support Habitat’s work of building safe, decent, and affordable shelter with working poor families.

The Big Ol’ Garage Sale will [...]

Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to Host Great American Cleanup April 12

[ April 12, 2014; ] Volunteers are asked to participate in city-wide clean-up efforts.
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches and Keep Natchitoches Beautiful will hold a city-wide cleanup on Saturday, April 12 as a part of the Great American Cleanup.  Community groups and residents are asked to organize and participate in community cleanup efforts.

April, known as Keep Natchitoches Beautiful Month, [...]

Friends of the James C. Bolton Library Book Sale

[ April 8, 2014 to April 9, 2014. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library will hold a book sale on the LSUA campus on April 8 and 9 from 9:00am-5:00pm both days. The sale will be in Oakland Hall, room 109.

In addition to books, CDs and DVDs will also be available for sale.

Proceeds from the book sale will [...]

NSU Spirit group tryouts set for Saturday

[ April 5, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University holds auditions for its 2014-15 cheerleading squad, Demon Dazzlers and Vic the Demon mascot this weekend.

Tryouts for the cheerleading squad are April 5-6 in Prather Coliseum.

The Northwestern State cheerleaders are the premiere spirit group for the University. The cheerleaders serve several roles at the university. They have the opportunity to cheer [...]

Downtown Rocks again on April 4 and April 11

[ April 4, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. April 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] It’s time for DownTown Rocks. These popular spring concerts are hosted by the City of Alexandria and are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the steps of City Hall.
The first concert featuring the music of Chris Ardoin & NuStep Zydeko will be April 4.
The second concert will take place on April 11 and [...]