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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 »
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 [...]