Category Archives: Events

Gardening With Native Prairie Plants

[ July 27, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Join the site horticulturist at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte on Saturday, July 27, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., in a program designed to inspire the use of native prairie plants in your landscape.

Whether you are planning to add a few prairie plants to your garden or convert acres into a remnant [...]

Pink Floyd Laser Show & The Spirit of Michael Tribute


[ July 26, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular and the Spirit of Michael: A Live Concert Tribute shows are coming to Paragon on July 26 and July 27. Tickets are $10 for each show and are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations and Paragon Casino Resort.

After [...]

NSU to Offer Driver’s Ed Class

[ July 29, 2013 to August 2, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a summer driver education class July 29 – Aug. 2. The class will be held at South Hall. The fee for the class is $350.

Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.

For more information or [...]

Planting Party at Alexandria Zoo


[ July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Pack your shovel and your work gloves and head to the Zoo!
Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 8 am – noon
Attire: Lots of bending… no short shorts
Please, no children.
We’re having a PLANTING PARTY this Saturday, July 20 beginning at 8 am.
The Land of the Jaguar GRAND OPENING is just around the corner and we need YOUR help to [...]

Fort Polk Combat Support Hospital Hosts Open House

[ July 23, 2013; ] FORT POLK, La. — Fort Polk’s 115th Combat Support Hospital invites the community to attend an open house of its 44-bed treatment facility, which showcases the responsibilities and duties of a Combat Support Hospital. The open house will be held Tuesday, July 23, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. behind the Mission Training Center.

When touring a 44-bed [...]

Acoustic Music Night at AMoA


[ July 18, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Josh Hyde and Buddy Flett
Thursday, July 18th
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Josh Hyde will be playing along with legendary singer and slide guitar player Buddy Flett! Come out for music, food, and fun hosted by John Wakefield every third Thursday!
Admission: Free for members and $4 for non-members

Alexandria Mall Fairytale Ball


[ July 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Alexandria Mall welcomes families to a Fairytale Ball event to be held July 20, 1 p.m. at 3 p.m. in Center Court, located near Burlington Coat Factory.  Crafts, refreshments, and a bevy of fairy princesses will be in attendance to greet guests at the event.

Children attending will have the opportunity to take photos with a cast [...]

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting: Speaker Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission


[ July 31, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission

When:  Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Time:  12:00pm until 1:00pm

Megan Harrison Lord, Director of the AHPC
Joe Betty Sterkx, Board Chair of the AHPC

Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission

“Appointed by the Mayor of Alexandria and confirmed by the Alexandria City Council in March 2006, the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission (AHPC) is the [...]

Bayou Blaque Band Presents Rockin’ on the Bayou


[ July 20, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou Saturday, July 20, on the downtown riverbank.  The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from 12:00 noon to 10:30 p.m.
Bands performing at Rockin on the Bayou include: No Refunds, Mixed Company, and If You’re Lonely, three [...]

Cenla Chamber Seminar: “Pay or Play” Requirements Delayed Until 2015

[ July 23, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Have questions about the changes in health care and how they will affect you? Wondering if you are compliant? Find out the answers on Tuesday, July 23rd at 10:00am at the Chamber!

Join us at the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce as Wesley Watkins of UDB Insurance shares his knowledge of how the recent & upcoming healthcare [...]

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