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The Jewish Temple in Alexandria (Gemiluth Chassodim) will celebrate two Milestones in Jewish History – Our Temple’s 155th Anniversary and dedicating the plaque for our Temple building’s recent admission to the National Register of Historic Places.
Please join us on Sunday, September 21, at 2:00 pm, at 2021 Turner St (next to the YWCA, formerly the [...]
Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – Acoustic Instrument Jam Session, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Bring your acoustic instruments and join other area musicians at Rebel SHS for an afternoon of musical fun and learning. The jam session will be held in the Louisiana Country Music Museum lobby from 1 to 5 p.m. You do not have [...]Find out more »
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, Sept. 20.
The course will be taught on Sept. 20, 27 and Oct. 4 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $250 plus [...]
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches – The French Marine Carpenter, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come learn the ways of French marines and French colonist in the 18th century. This workshop will show how carpenters worked. Participants will be able to keep a hands-on project. The fee for this special session a $6 per [...]Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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 [...]
Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting FREE Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 20, 2014 in order to reduce the number of children injured and killed in motor vehicle crashes. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 123,000 children under the age of [...]Find out more »
VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, September 20 from 9-11 a.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. [...]
Alexandria, LA – The Central Louisiana Community Foundation in conjunction with United Way of Alexandria and LSU of Alexandria hosts the fifth annual A+ Alexandria Bowl Louisiana High School Quiz Bowl Tournament. 32 high school teams from across the state will compete at this one date event on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at LSU of [...]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 [...]