Category Archives: Events

Welcome Home The Patriots of The 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division

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[ April 3, 2014; ] LEESVILLE, La.—The Greater Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee invites the general public to join them in celebrating the return of the Patriots of the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division from their recent nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

The division’s Uncasing Ceremony is set for 3 April, 2014, at 4 p.m., with a parade of [...]

Summer Splash Set for May 1 in Natchitoches

[ May 1, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Free summer activities information fair for area youth
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will host Summer Splash 2014 on Thursday, May 1.  Summer Splash is an annual informational fair that highlights summer activities throughout the city and parish for children of all ages.

Summer Splash will take place on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. [...]

Tickets for President’s Command Performance at NSU still available

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[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Tickets are still available for the President’s Command Performance, a spring celebration of the arts honoring Bill Brent, former director of Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts.  The event will take place Friday, April 4 and will include performances by several Northwestern [...]

Public meeting on recreation and zoo millage set Thursday at ASH

[ April 3, 2014; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] A public meeting to discuss the proposed City Recreation and Zoo Support millage will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at Alexandria Senior High School, 800 Ola St.
The funds generated by the proposed 6-mill tax, if passed, will be used to support the zoo as well as expand cultural, parks and recreation programming, [...]

Second part of floral design class to begin Saturday at NSU

[ April 5, 2014; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Basic Floral Design Part II beginning Saturday, April 5.

The course will be taught on April 5, 12 and 19 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $200 plus a $150 [...]

Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival to feature The Marshall Tucker Band

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[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- The Board of Directors of the Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival have announced that legendary southern rock band, The Marshall Tucker Band, will headline this year’s 19th annual festival on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 2014 in downtown Natchitoches.

This year, four stages will be set up on the riverbank of Cane River Lake [...]

Strategic Luncheon: Give your business an “Undercover Boss” makeover without going undercover

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[ April 9, 2014; ] Join Us Wednesday, April 9 – The Central LA Chamber of Commerce invites you to Strategic Luncheon featuring Tony Wedo, Buffet’s Inc. (Ryan’s) CEO.

Buffet’s Inc is the largest buffet restaurant chain in the country. However, with a sales decline and two bankruptcies in 10 years the company was struggling. Tony Wedo was brought in as a [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events April 2014

[ April 5, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] St. Anthony School Fair
116 S Knoll, Bunkie LA   71322
April 5, 2014 at 10am
318.346.2739
Pine Needle Basketry
Marksville State Historic Site – 837 Martin Luther King Drive, Marksville LA   71351
April 11, 2014
$4person(under 13, over 62 free)
Pre-Registration: 888.253.8954
The Civil War in Avoyelles
Grounds of NEW Marksville Public Library – 660 N. Main St., Marksville LA 71351
April 12, 2014 at 10am [...]

LDWF Hosts Father-Child FUN Camp 2014, Mother-Child Camp Coming in October

2014 Father-Child FUN Camp at LDWF’s Woodworth Outdoor Education Center.

[ October 3, 2014 to October 5, 2014. ] [caption id="attachment_36047" align="alignleft" width="200"] 2014 Father-Child FUN Camp at LDWF’s Woodworth Outdoor Education Center.[/caption]

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Education Program held the annual Father-Child FUN Camp March 21-23 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education facility, south of Alexandria.

Twelve families participated in various activities including .22 rifle and shotgun target shooting, archery, kayaking, outdoor [...]

5th Annual Cane River Music Festival May 17

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[ May 17, 2014; ]