Upcoming Events › Educational/Informational
October 1 and 15, 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 [...]Find out more »
Oct. 2: AARP Driver Safety Program for those 50 or older. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center. A one day, four-hour class. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members.
Bring a check or money order payable to AARP to cover the cost of the course and your [...]
2014 Father-Child FUN Camp at LDWF’s Woodworth Outdoor Education Center.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Education Program held the annual Father-Child FUN Camp March 21-23 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education facility, south of Alexandria.
Twelve families participated in various activities including .22 rifle and shotgun target shooting, archery, kayaking, outdoor cooking, orienteering, nature hiking, [...]
Oct. 4: Breastfeeding Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and troubleshooting techniques.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for your baby. [...]
October 4 and 25, Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Campfire Cooking Demonstration, 10 a.m. – noon. Food prepared will parallel camp cuisine common in Federal and Confederate encampments, but will also include seasonal fruits and vegetables that may have been available to foraging soldiers. This program offers opportunities to interpret period [...]Find out more »
Saturday, October 4, 2014, Noon – 2pm – FREE (ages 13-18)
Poetry/Spoken Word Workshop hosted by the Sankofa Cultural Collective featuring Sha’Condria Icon Sibley
Main Library, 411 Washington Street, Downtown Alexandria
Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Register at 318-445-2411 ext 1036.
October 4, Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches – Boule Lyonnaise, 1 – 4:30 p.m. Every first Saturday of the month, visitors can learn to play the French game of Boule Lyonnaise (similar to the Italian) Bocce. All ages are welcome, and the program is held as weather permits. For more information call [...]Find out more »
Spanish Language Tour of Exhibitions (Tour de exposición en el museo de arte en español)
Saturday, October 4, 1-2pm FREE! ¡GRATIS!
Spanish Language Art Talk
A little bit of fine art in Spanish… (¡Platicame de bellas artes en espanol!)
Saturday, October 4, 2:00-3:30pm, FREE! ¡GRATIS!
Featured Artist: TBD
Have fun talking in Spanish and learning about the art of Spanish-speaking cultures. [...]
Figure Drawing Series with Tony Forrest
The first 4 Tuesdays of each month (ONGOING):
October 7, 14, 21, 28
5:30 – 7:30pm
Cost per month (4 sessions): $120 for AMoA members; $150 for non-members; All supplies included.
Participants will learn the basics of figure drawing in a 4-session monthly series at AMoA, from instructor Tony Forrest. Participants must be 21 [...]
Oct. 8: Diabetes Group Class, 9 a.m.-Noon, Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Rapides Regional Medical Center offers a free program designed for adults with newly diagnosed diabetes and for people needing a refresher course in diabetes management.
This is a basic diabetes program; therefore no physician referral is required. The program content follows [...]