Category Archives: Events

Grass Fire Bluegrass Gospel Group Performing

[ November 3, 2013; ] Grass Fire Bluegrass Gospel Group will preform at Heavens Gate Ministries: 286 Camp Livingston Rd. Ball, LA.
Nov.3, 2013 at 3 PM
For more information, call 1-318-992-3122 and ask for Sallie.

Drive Through Flu Shots At The Rapides Parish Health Unit

Flu

[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Drive-Through Flu Shots
Where:  Rapides Parish Health Unit
When:  Friday, October 25, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who:  Anyone
How much:  $10 maximal charge; no charge for Medicaid or Medicare Part B (with card)
Remember, get the shot, not the flu!  For information, please call 318-487-5282 or 318-487-5186

NSU Chamber Choir to perform Tuesday

[ October 22, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Benjamin Britten in its fall concert on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Dr. Burt Allen will conduct the Choir.

The choir will perform Britten’s “Rejoice in the [...]

NSU to hold Fall Senior Day Nov. 2

[ November 2, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University holds its annual Fall Senior Day Saturday, Nov. 2.

Check in begins at 11:30 a.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium.

Events include a student panel to answer questions about student life and a parent panel to cover scholarships, financial aid and campus [...]

German high school band to perform at NSU

[ October 21, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Rittersberg Big Band, a jazz band from Rittersberg High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany, will perform at Northwestern State University’s Magale Rectial Hall Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.  The band is touring the United States this month with stops at several high schools and universities where they perform concerts with local jazz [...]

“Rocking on the Riverbank” Festival in Natchitoches

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will present the first-ever Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival in downtown Natchitoches on Friday, Oct. 18.  The event is open to the public and will include musical entertainment by MoJeaux (mojeauxband.com) on the riverbank stage, as well as food vendors, a mechanical bull and other attractions.  This year’s Homecoming [...]

Couponing class to be held Oct. 26

[ October 26, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES –A Couponing for Beginners class will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. until noon in the Natchitoches Room in Russell Hall. The fee is $29.

The class will provide participants with information on how to use coupons to substantially cut their grocery bill.

For [...]

Alice Cooper Returns to Paragon Casino Resort

[ November 2, 2013; ] Marksville, LA – The Master of Shock Rock, Alice Cooper, will perform in Paragon’s Mari Showroom on Saturday, November 2.  Tickets are $35 and may be purchased through Ticketmaster.com, LA 1 and Viola Gift Shops at Paragon or by calling 1-800-946-1946.  Doors are set to open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 [...]

Regular Meeting of the Garden District Neighborhood & the Polk Street Area

[ October 22, 2013; ] Tuesday, Oct 22, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Public Safety Complex, 1000 Bolton Ave
Featured Speaker: John Dean, Regional Foods Systems Planner at CLEDA
Other Agenda Items:
-Nomination of Garden District Neighborhood Foundation- Alexandria, La 2013-14 Officers and Board
-Proposed merge of the Polk Street Area Neighborhood Group & the Garden District Neighborhood Foundation
-Update from Alexandria, La Police Department on arrests [...]

Schools compete for Clarkson concert, share of $3.25 million

CelebratemyDrive

[ October 19, 2013; ] Wal-Mart, AT&T, Verizon & State Farm team up for teen driver safety event in Alexandria, LA. Oct. 19, 2013

– It’s a sobering statistic: Teenage drivers are three to four times more likely to be in a fatal crash than are adult drivers.

Wal-Mart, AT & T, Verizon & State Farm are joining forces to help reduce [...]