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The streets of downtown Natchitoches will be filled with Confederate and Union soldiers engaged in an authentic reenactment on November 1st and 2nd, 2014 as part of the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration. This is the augural reenactment of a bi-annual event to honor the history of the Civil War, including an actual battle in downtown Natchitoches, [...]Find out more »
“An Introduction to Centering Prayer” two-hour workshop is set for Saturday, Nov. 1, at First United Methodist Church Alexandria.
“It’s an opportunity for people to be introduced to a method of Christian prayer and meditation that’s called centering prayer,” said the Rev. Donnie Wilkinson, First Church’s senior pastor.
Rev. Wilkinson will be leading the workshop set for [...]
Grief in the Holidays
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (light lunch provided)
CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice
4801 Jackson St. Ext Suite B, Alexandria, LA
(Pattons Jeweler building—door faces McDonald’s)
As the holiday season approaches, those in grief feel anything but joyous. Most dread the coming season.
This Holiday Grief Workshop will feature a webinar on grief from Hospice Foundation of [...]
Spanish Language Tour of Exhibitions (Tour de exposición en el museo de arte en español)
Saturday, November 1, 1-2pm FREE! ¡GRATIS!
Spanish Language Art Talk
A little bit of fine art in Spanish… (¡Platicame de bellas artes en espanol!)
Saturday, November 1, 2:00-3:30pm, FREE! ¡GRATIS!
Featured Artist: TBD
Have fun talking in Spanish and learning about the art of Spanish-speaking cultures. [...]
5th Annual LSUA Foundation GALA — Big BAND, Big FOOD, Big FUN – BLACK TIE/FORMAL AFFAIR!Find out more »
Northup Freedom Celebration
Avoyelles Courthouse Square
November 2, 2014
Free to public
ALEXANDRIA, LA – Both veterans and the public are invited to LSU of Alexandria for the Alexandria All-American Airborne Celebration: A Paratrooper is a Paratrooper.
The event is both a celebration and a symposium to honor the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the 101st Airborne Division at Camp Claiborne in 1942.
The celebration will take place [...]
Exhibition Opening – Art of Hospice
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Art of Hospice
November 12 – December 1
The Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (LMHPCO) presents Art of Hospice, an exibition of art that exemplifies the care and dignity hospices provide in their community. The chosen artworks will to travel throughout Louisiana and Mississippi for local celebrations [...]
City Park Players Reader’s Theater Production of The Shadow Box, by Michael Cristofer
Thursday, November 13, 6pm
Free and open to the public
In conjunction with the Art of Hospice Exhibition and the Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, City Park Players will present a reader’s theater production of The Shadow Box, by Michael Cristofer, followed by a [...]