Fort Jesup State Historic Site, Many – Wednesday is for Spinning, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, Fort Jesup State Historic Site staff will provide spinning demonstrations while discussing how fabric was created and used during colonial days. For more information call 888.677.5378 toll free or 256.4117 locally.Find out more »
Sept. 18: Better Breathers Club, Noon, Rapides Health and Lifestyles Center, 724 Scott Street.
Rapides Regional Medical Center offers the American Lung Association’s “Better Breathers Club” for patients with chronic lung disease. This is the only Better Breathers Club in Central Louisiana.
The meetings will include guest speakers and a chance to ask questions of your own. [...]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the Sixth Annual Louisiana Studies Conference Sept.19-20 in the A.A. Fredericks Fine Arts Center and Fine Arts Annex. The conference opens at 2:30 p.m. on September 19, and presentations start at 3:15 p.m. Scholars from throughout Louisiana and seven other states will make presentations on aspects of Louisiana [...]Find out more »
Pineville, LA – The Alexandria VA Health Care System will hold a Prisoner of War/Missing In Action (POW/MIA) Remembrance Service on Friday, September 19, 2014, at 2 pm, in the VA Building 8 Auditorium.
The community is invited to join us in honoring the POW/MIAs who have sacrificed so much for our country. Highlights include guest [...]
Acoustic Concert Series
Thursday, September 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Free for AMoA Members, $4 for non-members
Guest Musician: Smithfield Fair
Live music, food, and fun! Join us on third Thursdays for the Alexandria Museum of Art’s most popular recurring social event. Enjoy lively conversation with friends, connect with art, listen to music hosted by John Wakefield, and snack on tasty food [...]
Sept. 20: The third Le Tour de Bayou cycling event benefits the Kent Plantation House, and Rapides Regional Medical Center is a sponsor.
Bike 102, 66, 49, 31 or 9 miles, or take part in the two-mile Family Fun Ride. There is also a 5K run/walk. All events begin and end at the Kent House.
The $50 [...]
Sept. 20: Prepared Childbirth Class, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center.
This one-day class, taught by a certified childbirth instructor, prepares couples for the actual delivery. Topics include stages of labor and delivery, when to go to the hospital, pain management, assisted delivery, Cesarean birth as well as [...]