Category Archives: Events

LSUA To Hold National Weather Service SKYWARN Class

[ January 13, 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Severe weather is a possibility throughout the year in central Louisiana and as a result, it pays to be weather aware in order to stay ahead of rapidly changing conditions.  To help residents prepare for severe storms, LSUA is hosting members of the National Weather Service as they conduct a SKYWARN class.

Members [...]

KANSAS to Perform Benefit Concert for B.A.C.A.® at Paragon Casino Resort

[ January 16, 2014 to January 19, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are pleased to announce they will host the B.A.C.A.®, (BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®.) Conference, January 16 – 19, 2014.  B.A.C.A.®, is an International nonprofit organization whose mission is to help create a safer environment for abused children. Over 800 bikers will gather in Marksville, Louisiana for workshops [...]

Epiphany Events Kick Off 2014 Mardi Gras Season

[ January 3, 2014; ] Alexandria – Celebrate the kickoff of the Mardi Gras season with the Alexandria Mardi Gras Association’s annual Epiphany celebration on Friday, January 3, 2013.

The evening will begin with a gumbo dinner in the St. Rita Church Family Activity Building at 5 p.m. followed by a service of the Word with music in St. Rita Catholic [...]

Vendors Sought For 2014 Bloomin’ On The Bricks

[ March 22, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches Main Street Office is seeking vendors for the 2014 Bloomin’ on the Bricks spring festival.  The 14th Annual Bloomin’ on the Bricks, Natchitoches’ spring garden festival, will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank in Natchitoches’ Historic Landmark District.

The [...]

Workshop for youth with Type 1 diabetes and their parents

[ January 4, 2014; ] Will and Laura are a “real” family living with type 1 diabetes and have experienced many of the same thoughts, experiences and feelings as their audiences.  They are also a trained youth/parent team who will lead a free workshop for youth with type 1 diabetes and their families at 10 a.m., January 4 in CHRISTUS [...]

Rapides Regional Events Jan. 2014

[ January 4, 2014 to January 27, 2014. ] January 4:  Breastfeeding Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and troubleshooting techniques. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for your [...]

Westside Regional Library to host “Reading as a Family”

[ January 3, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Alexandria, LA—The Westside Regional Library will host “Reading as a Family” on Friday, January 3, 2014, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Come join us for a fun-filled hour of family reading time, and also receive tips on how to read with your child.  There will be yummy snacks, along with books for your family to keep.

For more information, [...]

Le Theatre Des Bon Temps Holds Auditions For Spring Musical

[ January 5, 2014 to January 6, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, LA—Le Theatre Des Bon Temps is holding auditions for their Spring Musical, HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY.  Auditions will be on Sunday, January 5th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  and again Monday, Janurary 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fox Performing Arts Center located at 111 S. Washington St. in Marksville.

Director, Angela McCann, [...]

Home Canning Classes at McDonald Branch Library

[ January 8, 2014; ] Glenmora, LA—The McDonald Branch of the Rapides Parish Library, located in Glenmora, will host a Home Canning Class on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

There will be two sessions available: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Classes will be held in the Conference Room, and are free to adults, ages 17 & up.  Pre-registration is required.

Home canning is [...]

Driver’s education class to begin Jan. 6

[ January 6, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a driver education class beginning Monday, Jan. 6. Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.

For more information or to register, call (800) 376-2422 or (318) 357-6355 or go to ece.nsula.edu/non-credit.