Category Archives: Events

Commissioner Foster Campbell Plans Public Utility Meetings

[ October 2, 2013 to October 3, 2013. ] Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Concordia, Tensas, Morehouse and Union parishes October 2-3 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities.

“I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said.

Campbell will hold his town meetings [...]

Presentation on Healthcare Reform at Rapides Parish Main Library

[ October 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will bring many changes to the healthcare system this year. In order to educate the public on the PPACA, Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition (LHEC) representative Wesley Watkins will be speaking at the Main Library on October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Watkins will [...]

Gee Whiz Science Carnival Coming to T.R.E.E. House

[ October 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] T.R.E.E. House has partnered with Sci-port as well as the Central Louisiana Community Foundation to bring you an hour of non-stop science action!  Here is how it will work.  The exhibit will be divided into two sections, Robot World and the Science Carnival.  If you have more than 50 students then your group will be [...]

“There’s a Story Behind My Praise”

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[ September 29, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Butterfly Blast at Allen Acres

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[ September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies.  You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs.  Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs.  Hopefully, some of the tagged [...]

The Peacekeeper Coalition Meeting

[ October 21, 2013; ] The Peacekeeper Coallition, Inc. (Neighborhood Watch Meeting) is schedule for Monday, October 21st At Homewood Baptist Church located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson Street, Alexandria, La. at 6:00 p.m.

Any questions contact: (318) 442-7884

Kathleen Blanco to speak at Women In Business Conference

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]

Child Safety Seat Event in Alexandria

[ September 21, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA- The Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force (LPSTF), the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Hispanic Committee of the South, and Louisiana State Police Troop E are conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will take place at Walker [...]

Memories of Conway featuring Micheal Twitty at Paragon

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[ October 5, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Michael Twitty, eldest son of legendary country musician, Conway Twitty will perform on Saturday, October 5 at 8pm in the Mari Showroom.

Michael Twitty performed along side his famous father and country music legend, Conway Twitty, since he was a toddler. It was at the [...]

Bassist Jeremy Baguyos to Perform at NSU

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[ September 25, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Bassist Jeremy Baguyos will perform at Northwestern State University Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Baguyos will also present a master class during his visit to Northwestern State.

The program will include a composition by Baguyos along with works by David [...]