Category Archives: Events

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus Members to hold Town Hall Meeting


[ August 29, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] WHAT: The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC) will hold a town hall meeting to discuss the 2013 legislative session and begin developing a 2014 legislative agenda and action agenda.

WHEN: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 29

WHERE: Peabody Magnet High School, D.A. Anderson Auditorium, 2727 Jones Avenue, Alexandria, LA 71302

WHO: Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus chairwoman [...]

1st Annual Old School Jam

[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxillary of Bishop D.F. Desmond Council/ Court #91 are hosting their 1st Annual Old School Jam featuring “Tony Groove ” at the Alexandria Convention Hall on Friday, August 30, 2013. Doors open at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. To purchase tickets you [...]

“Crandles II” at Coughlin-Saunders


[ August 31, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]

Zydeco Festival & Poker Run Set for Labor Day Weekend in Natchitoches


[ August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA – The Magnolia State Peace Officer’s Association will host the its annual Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run on Labor Day Weekend in historic Natchitoches.

Festivities begin on Friday, August 30 and last throughout the day on Saturday, August 31. All events will take place around the downtown stage on the banks of [...]

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting: GARAGE 23 – Aug. 30th

[ August 30, 2013; 2:00 pm; ] The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at Garage 23 on Friday, August 30th, at 2:00 pm.  Location:  213 Browns Lane, Leesville.

Garage 23 is a functional, athletic, strength training facility. They utilize the latest techniques in functional movements, metabolic conditioning and core to extremity principles. The coaches [...]

Private Investigator Class Begins Aug. 22

[ August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – A 40-hour basic private investigator course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education Aug. 22-25.

The class will be from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day in South Hall. The course is designed to prepare students to take the Louisiana Private Investigator License Exam. The fee for [...]

Jackson St. Bridge to Close for Repairs

[ August 22, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:00 am, the Gillis W. Long Bridge (also known as the Jackson Street Bridge), US 165-B over the Red River, will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic for approximately 100 days.  The purpose of this [...]

Alzheimer’s Association Educational Seminar

[ August 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Survivor to Perform at Paragon Casino Resort


[ August 24, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Survivor will be performing in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, August 24 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 each and are on sale now.
Survivor is an all-American rock band that formed in Chicago in 1978. The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s with [...]

Civil War Reenactment Demonstration


[ August 24, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] 19th Louisiana Infantry Regiment Civil War Reenactment Demonstration
Fort Randolph, Pineville
Saturday, August 24th from 9am-2pm
The event will feature Confederate reentactors participating in drills, a small camp, and rifle demonstrations.  It is open to the public and everyone is invited to come and watch.
For more information, contact Richard Holloway at (318) 484-2390.

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