Category Archives: Events

Private Investigator Class Begins Aug. 22

[ August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – A 40-hour basic private investigator course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education Aug. 22-25.

The class will be from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day in South Hall. The course is designed to prepare students to take the Louisiana Private Investigator License Exam. The fee for [...]

Jackson St. Bridge to Close for Repairs

[ August 22, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:00 am, the Gillis W. Long Bridge (also known as the Jackson Street Bridge), US 165-B over the Red River, will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic for approximately 100 days.  The purpose of this [...]

Alzheimer’s Association Educational Seminar

[ August 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest

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[ September 6, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Louisiana’s Culinary Heritage
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest
Exhibition Dates: September 6–October 19, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) 2013 Scholarship Art Contest exhibition features 15 finalists chosen from over 600 entries and over 120 cities from across Louisiana. High school juniors and seniors were [...]

26th Annual September Competition at AMoA

[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Reception & Award Ceremony with juror Stewart Nachmias: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The 26th Annual September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, [...]

Stephen Knapp: New Light Exhibit at AMoA

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Stephen Knapp: New Light
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Member Preview Reception & Artist Talk with Stephen Knapp:
Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
“Glass allows me to manipulate and explore light and illusion, creating pure colors. I revel in their purity, their breathtaking richness – yet I am most drawn to the edges and the soft shadows that overlay [...]

2013 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Juried Photography Contest Exhibition

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] An exhibition of 20 photographs juried by Lafayette-based photographer Philip Gould!
A cooperative effort funded by the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA)
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
Award Ceremony with juror Philip Gould: Thursday, September 19, 6:00-6:30pm
Join us for Acoustic Concert Series featuring Will Payne Harrison after the Award Ceremony!  Relive [...]

Survivor to Perform at Paragon Casino Resort

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[ August 24, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Survivor will be performing in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, August 24 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 each and are on sale now.
Survivor is an all-American rock band that formed in Chicago in 1978. The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s with [...]

Final Community Meeting for THINKAlex Initiative

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[ October 14, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] New Date for Final Community Meeting!

Citizens Invited to Review DRAFT Plan and Share Ideas

The City of Alexandria invites all citizens to attend the final community meeting for Alexandria’s THINKAlex Initiative.

The date of the Final Citywide meeting has changed to October 14th allowing more time for additional development of the Unified Development Strategy (UDS) and Land [...]

Family Camp at Dry Creek Baptist Camp

[ September 13, 2013 5:00 pm to September 14, 2013 2:00 pm. ] Family Camp at Dry Creek Baptist Camp in Dry Creek, LA
September 13-14
A fun retreat for the whole family.
Cost:  $100/family of 3, $20 for each additional child with a maximum of $160.
Lodging will be in Adult Conference Center
Begins at 5pm Friday.  Ends after lunch on Saturday.
To register or for more information, call (337) 328-7531.