Category Archives: Events

NSU sets Oct. 7 Houston-area golf event

[ October 7, 2013; ] HOUSTON – Entries are being accepted for the first-ever Houston-area Northwestern State University Demons Golf Scramble on Monday, Oct. 7 at the popular Tour 18 Golf Course in Humble.

Presented by the Northwestern State Alumni Association’s Houston Chapter, the outing will benefit the Demons Unlimited Foundation, created to support NSU student-athletes’ pursuit of athletic and academic [...]

Pineville Concerned Citizens to Host Candidate Forum

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[ September 5, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Pineville Concerned Citizens Political Forum
5th Congressional District
Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 6pm-8pm
Kees Park Community Center, Hwy. 28 East, Pineville
For more information, call (318) 730-3622.

Free Guided Walking Tours of Historic Natchitoches

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[ September 5, 2013 to September 8, 2013. September 12, 2013 to September 15, 2013. September 19, 2013 to September 22, 2013. September 26, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of September.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham Law Office located at 550 Second Street in downtown [...]

Beef cattle field day set for Oct. 3 in Opelousas

[ October 3, 2013; ] OPELOUSAS, La. – The Acadiana Beef Cattle Producers field day has been set for Oct. 3 at Dominique’s Stockyard.

“Chances are good that everyone can learn something at this event, regardless of whether they are an experienced cattle owner or someone just getting into the business,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent in St. Landry [...]

Jones art exhibit to run at NSU Sept. 3-10

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[ September 3, 2013 to September 10, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES  – An art exhibit by Northwestern State University graduate student Jeremy Jones, “The Amalgamation:  A Landscape Perceived,” will be on display Sept. 3-10 in the Orville J. Hanchey Gallery. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Hanchey Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. until noon [...]

Cajun Prairie Summer/Fall Meeting And Tours

[ September 7, 2013; ] Cajun Prairie Summer/Fall Meeting And Tours, Saturday Sept 7, 2013 in Eunice, La
8:00 AM:  Tours of Duralde Restored Prairie.   Directions: Take LA 13 north out of Eunice and after crossing a bridge, go about 1.5 miles and turn left onto La 374.  If coming from the north on La 13, about 6 miles south of [...]

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Members to hold Town Hall Meeting

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[ August 29, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] WHAT: The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC) will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the 2013 legislative session and begin developing a 2014 legislative agenda and action agenda.

WHEN: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 29

WHERE: Peabody Magnet High School, D.A. Anderson Auditorium, 2727 Jones Avenue, Alexandria, LA 71302

WHO: Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus chairwoman [...]

Free 10-week workshop at CLTCC

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[ September 12, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Alexandria, La. – There’s more than just cool weather on the way for CENLA this fall. The Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC), together with the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is excited to launch a new, free workshop across six of CLTCC’s campuses.

Beginning this September, Lean Launchpad – a 10-session business workshop based [...]

1st Annual Old School Jam

[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxillary of Bishop D.F. Desmond Council/ Court #91 are hosting their 1st Annual Old School Jam featuring “Tony Groove ” at the Alexandria Convention Hall on Friday, August 30, 2013. Doors open at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. To purchase tickets you [...]

The ALS Association To Host Walk To Defeat ALS In Shreveport

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[ October 5, 2013; ] SHREVEPORT, La. ­ The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter will host its annual Walk to Defeat ALS in Shreveport on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Betty Virginia Park.

All funds raised at the Walk to Defeat ALS benefit The ALS Association and its mission to find a cure for ALS and improve life for those with the [...]