Category Archives: Events

Cavanaugh Lecture Series featuring Poet Jack Bedell

[ October 26, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

ALEXANDRIA, LA –LSU Alexandria, in conjunction with the Rapides Parish Library, is featuring poet Jack Bedell as the second speaker in this fall’s Cavanaugh Lecture series.

Bedell will be reading from his collected works, including his most recent collection of poetry, Bone-Hollow True, at the Westside Regional Library on Saturday, October 26, at 2:00pm.

Bedell has authored [...]

Trick-or-Treat Street at LSUA

[ October 24, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
ALEXANDRIA, LA – Disney characters, mad scientists, Smurfs, Saints, witches, goblins and more Halloween favorites will be taking over the streets of LSUA at the annual Trick-or-Treat Street set for Thursday, October 24.

Student organizations, faculty departments, and administrative staff create uniquely themed booths around campus to give out candy and other special treats. LSUA is [...]

Alumna Wendy Colonna to hold concert at NSU

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[ October 12, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Singer Wendy Colonna will hold an album release concert at Northwestern State University Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Pavilion near the Athletic Fieldhouse. Admission is by donation. Students are admitted free.

Colonna, an alumna of the Louisiana Scholars’ College, is touring to promote her new CD “Nectar.” The process that [...]

Alexandria Lion’s Club Upcoming Meetings

[ October 9, 2013 to December 14, 2013. ] Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Mike Marcotte, City of Alexandria Utilities Director
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Tony Authement, Rapides Parish School Board Superintendent
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Club Forum with Discussion of Proposed Club [...]

Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair

[ October 17, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Boyce, Louisiana—Come join the fun as the community gathers for the annual Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair, October 17-19, 2013. Book Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with various activities following.

On Thursday, October 17, from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., Boyce Branch Library Manager Margie Mealer will lead [...]

Nationally-Recognized Business, Zingerman’s, Comes to CenLA

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[ October 15, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] Alexandria, La. – How does a small delicatessen grow into a multi-million dollar business? Central Louisiana entrepreneurs and small business owners are about to find out, as the Business Acceleration System (BAS) presents Sharing Zingerman’s Unique Approach to Business on October 15th at the Hearn Stage Kress Theater in Alexandria.
This FREE workshop will be divided [...]

Free Legal Clinic at Rapides Parish Main Library

[ October 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—The Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project, Inc. will present a Free Legal Clinic on Thursday, October 24, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rapides Parish Main Library, located at 411 Washington Street in Alexandria, Louisiana.  Local volunteer attorneys will be available to prepare simple or living wills and power of attorneys, both [...]

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

Montessori Educational Center Fundraiser

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[ October 19, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]

Go Red for Women Luncheon

[ June 13, 2014; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] June 13, 2014
American Heart Association Go Red for Women Luncheon
Alexandria Riverfront Center
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
https://www.goredforwomen.org/