Category Archives: Events

Pineville Christmas Parade Dec. 13th

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[ December 13, 2013; ] The time is upon us again for the Pineville Christmas Parade.  The Parade will be on Friday, December 13 beginning at 7PM.  The Parade this year will begin on Main Street at Hospital/Napoleon Blvd., in front of Huey P. Long.

The parade will continue up Main Street to Military Highway and end at the Trotter Center [...]

NSU to host American Indian Crafts Day

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The event is held annually on the same day at the [...]

Anti-Bullying Seminar “Developing a Champion Spirit”

[ December 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Imagine you were born with only one arm. What profession would you choose? Would you be a deputy sheriff? A probation officer? That is exactly the career path RaShad Bristo pursued, despite the fact he was born with only one arm.

Bristo successfully graduated from a Louisiana police academy, and went on to be a [...]

Snowflake Festival Dec. 7th

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[ December 7, 2013; ] Snowflake Festival
December 7th, 9am – 1pm in the ACS Center, Bldg. 920, Bellrichard Ave at Fort Polk
All activities are free!  Festivities include:  photos with Santa and family photo opportunities, crafts, contests, games, outdoor activities, and refreshments!

Don’t forget your camera.  Refreshments are sponsored by the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and will be [...]

NSU to present 25th annual Christmas Gala

[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]

Holiday Grief Workshop at CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice

[ December 7, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice is holding a Holiday Grief Workshop to help people cope with grief during the holidays.  The event is Saturday, Dec 7 from 1-4 p.m and is free.  It will be at the Cabrini Hospice office at 4801 Jackson St. Ext, Suite B (behind Patton Jewelers, next to McDonalds).  Call 448.6764 for more [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.

Dec. [...]

Co-Lin Sleep Out Planned to Raise Homelessness Awareness

[ November 15, 2013 6:00 pm to November 16, 2013 6:00 am. ] NATCHEZ – On Friday, November 15, Co-Lin Natchez will host the first annual Sleep Out to bring awareness to the challenges of the homeless in our area. From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. a makeshift homeless camp will be recreated by participants to raise awareness of homelessness in our community.

In January 2014, a homeless survey [...]

Cultural Cuisine and Potluck Dinner

[ November 20, 2013; ] Call for Cooks to help celebrate International Education Week With the second annual Cultural Cuisine (& Potluck dinner)

November 20, 2013, at 5:30 pm LSUA Magnolia Café

Guest Speaker, Jharna Shingwani, a native of India who will talk about her experience with international foods.

Enjoy ethnic food and free soft drinks under the flags in the Magnolia Café.  [...]

Natchitoches to “Turn on the Holidays” November 23, 2013

[ November 23, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Turn on the Holidays.  Turn on the Holidays will serve as the official kick off to the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration and the Natchitoches Christmas Season.  The day-long event will include music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.

Turn on [...]