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October 2014

Cancer Support Group

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rapides Women’s & Children’s Hospital,
501 Medical Center Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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Oct. 20: Cancer Support Group, Noon, Cascade Room in Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. If you or someone you know has cancer, or you are a caretaker of someone with cancer, please join this group on the third Monday of each month.
A light meal will be served. Please pre-register by calling (318) 769-7200.

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Sibling Class

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rapides Women’s & Children’s Hospital,
501 Medical Center Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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Oct. 20: Sibling Class, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Cascade Room, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. This free class is offered to children expecting a little brother or sister. It helps them understand where mom is when the baby is being born and lets them know how important it is to become a big brother or sister.
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$5 per entry

Video Art contest Entries Due

October 22

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine + Graphic Art will present the inaugural 45 Second Video Art Show, a competition open to individuals and collaborators 18 years or older.  Only video works 45 seconds or less will be considered.
Entries are due Oct. 22 with a screening and reception planned for Nov. 19.  There [...]

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LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alexandria Museum of Art,
933 Second St., Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series with author Michael Martin
Thursday, October 23, 6-7:30pm
Free and open to the public
Dr. Michael Martin, history professor and director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is the author of Russell Long: A Life in Politics. Martin will discuss how the book examines Long’s public life and [...]

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Muscular Dystrophy Support Group

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional,
301 Fourth St., Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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Oct. 23: Muscular Dystrophy Support Group, 6 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Meetings include guest speakers and access to staff from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Call (800) 644-9730 for more information.

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Tales Along the Bayou

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kent Plantation House,
3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303 United States
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(Alexandria, LA) – This free family-friendly event is sponsored by the Rapides Parish Library and held at Kent Plantation House on October 24, 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.
Get set for another thrilling and chilling year of Tales Along the Bayou!  Beneath the canopy of stars, in an inky moonless sky, the evening gets underway at [...]

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Campfire Cooking Demonstration

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site,
135 Riverfront Street, Pineville, LA 71360 United States
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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 [...]

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Prehistoric Mounds Tour

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marksville State Historic Site,
837 Martin Luther King Drive, Marksville, LA 71351 United States
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October 25, Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville-Prehistoric Mounds Tour, 10 a.m. and noon.
Join the staff and volunteers for special guided tours and demonstrations of the area and daily tasks, as performed by the area’s original residents. For more information call 888.253.8954 toll free or 253.8954 locally.

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Fall Business Expo

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Alexandria Convention Hall,
915 3rd Street, Alexandria, LA 71301 United States
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The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Fall Business Expo and Strategic Luncheon with guest speaker, Representative Lance Harris. Representative Harris is an entrepreneur and business owner. He will discuss his own road to success as a businessman and how it shapes his service as a legislator. He will also address [...]

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November 2014

Civil War Reenactment

November 1 - November 2
Downtown Natchitoches,
Natchitoches, LA United States
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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, [...]

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