Category Archives: Events

Authors Ernest Gaines, Kent Wascom to give readings at NSU

[ November 5, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Authors Ernest Gaines and Kent Wascom along with Team Slam New Orleans will present readings at Northwestern State University this fall. Admission to each event is free and open to the public.

Wascom will present a reading Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Thomas and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room. Wascom [...]

Kiwanis Kids Day Nov. 9th

[ November 9, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Area Kiwanis clubs are being invited to help youth participate in the Kiwanis Kids Day Saturday, Nov. 9, centered around the 3 p.m. regionally-televised Northwestern State football game in Turpin Stadium against Lamar.

NSU Athletics and the Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches are teaming up to host the Nov. 9 Kiwanis Kids Day event. Ticket [...]

SAFEALEX Clinic Set Nov. 20-21

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[ November 20, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] Alexandria’s SafeAlex program, under the direction of Charles F. Smith Jr., will present a two-day clinic, Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Central Louisiana Business Incubator, 1501 Wimbledon Boulevard in 
Alexandria.

SafeAlex is designed to enable citizens to become involved in making Alexandria safer through the education, empowerment and actions of the individuals [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Nov. 2013

[ November 2, 2013 to November 26, 2013. ] Nov. 2:  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 [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

LSMSA Theater Dept. to Present “The Canal”

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[ October 31, 2013 to November 2, 2013. ] Natchitoches, LA – The Department of Creative and Performing Arts at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts will present “The Canal” at 7 pm on October 31st and November 1st and at 2pm on November 2nd in the Blackbox located in the Center for Performance and Technology.

This radio play is from the [...]

Second Stage show to open Friday at NSU

Second-Stage

[ October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013. ] [caption id="attachment_33131" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The cast of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” is Clinisha Chandler of New Orleans as the Lady in Blue. Nina Breeland of Ruston as the Lady in Purple, Ne’Ambri Owens of Mansfield as the Lady in Red, Caitlin Douglas of Shreveport as the Lady [...]

Teen Summit at NSU

[ October 25, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Natchitoches Parish School Board will host a Teen Summit for about 400 youth from throughout Natchitoches Parish on Friday, Oct. 25.

“Teen Summit provides a forum for discussing areas of concern as well as resources available in the schools and community,” said Steve Gruesbeck, director [...]

6th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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[ October 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Alexandria Police Department will be hosting the 6th. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday October 26th. 2013, from 10AM to 2PM, at the Public Safety Complex, located at 1000 Bolton Ave., in Alexandria.

The Drug Enforcement Administration will again coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcements agencies focused on removing potentially [...]

Appraisal Fair at LA History Museum

[ October 26, 2013; 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Central Louisiana Cosmopolitan Club along with the Louisiana History Museum will have an appraisal fair at the Museum at 503 Washington Street on Saturday, October 26th at the Museum, downstairs entrance. It will be from 10:30am to 2:00pm.

You may bring an item for a verbal appraisal at $5.00 per item. (No Furniture or large [...]