Category Archives: Events

The Muse Ceramic Sculpture Workshops


[ March 22, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. April 5, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] The Muse Ceramic Sculpture Workshops
2 Sessions: March 22 & April 5, 3:30pm – 5:30pm at the LSUA Campus
LSUA visual arts professor Jeremy Simmons will teach ceramic sculpture techniques to teens and young adults between the ages of 14- 21.  To sign up, call or email Cindy at (318) 443-3458 or

Vernon Parish Fire Academy

[ April 22, 2014; ] The Leesville Fire Department is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 1st Annual Vernon Parish Fire Academy. Training sessions will be held at the Parish Training Center beginning April 22, 2014. Classes will be held every Tuesday from 6pm-10pm and Saturday from 8am-12pm.

The intent of the Academy is to train [...]

Fort Polk to Host Education Symposium

[ March 27, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] LEESVILLE, LA - Fort Polk Progress will host an evening session of its Education Symposium for working parents from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014.

The evening session will take place at the Leesville High School Cafeteria at 502 Berry Avenue in Leesville and will provide a recap and summary of the sessions that will have occurred [...]

Leesville’s Spring Trash Bash


[ April 12, 2014; ]

Jason Ashley Live! at Inglewood Farm


[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Inglewood Harvest Barn Market will feature musical entertainment by Jason Ashley on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014: from 9 am – 1 pm at 6233 Old Baton Rouge Highway, Alexandria, Louisiana.

‘Jason Ashley Live!’ will feature Crawfish boiled on-site, face painting and a generous line-up of over 25 local vendors. Health conscious members of the community and [...]

AHPC’s Historic House Fair


[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission will host a Historic House Fair on the 1900 block of White Street in the Garden District this coming Saturday, March 22 from 9 AM to 12 Noon.  The event is free and open to the public and will feature two open houses, trolley tours of the National Register Garden [...]

City of Leesville announces visioning workshop


[ March 20, 2014; ] LEESVILLE, La. –The City of Leesville invites its citizens to participate in a visioning workshop set for 6 p.m. March 20 at the Leesville Country Club, 331 Country Club Road, Leesville.

The workshop will collect valuable community input that the City will use to plan for growth and inform the its long-term vision. Once the community [...]

Guided Canoe Tour At Chicot State Park

[ March 22, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, March 22 from 2-4 p.m., for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake.

The site naturalist will take participants through the cypress-tupelo lake to learn more about the plants and animals that can be found in it. Canoeing experience is recommended. [...]

LSU Sets Dates For Annual Tiger Tour

[ May 19, 2014; ] BATON ROUGE — LSU’s annual Tiger Tour, featuring head football coach Les Miles and other members of his staff along with men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones and vice-chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva, will make eight stops this year, starting with Shreveport/Bossier City on Monday, April 28. .

The eight tour stops have been condensed [...]

Louisiana State Parks May 2014 Calendar of Events

[ May 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014. ] As requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – The Ancient Wheel Gin. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Site staff will use a wheel gin, a simple hand crank roller gin; a type that pre-dates the Whitney gin but still played a large role [...]