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Schools compete for Clarkson concert, share of $3.25 million

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[ October 19, 2013; ] Wal-Mart, AT&T, Verizon & State Farm team up for teen driver safety event in Alexandria, LA. Oct. 19, 2013

– It’s a sobering statistic: Teenage drivers are three to four times more likely to be in a fatal crash than are adult drivers.

Wal-Mart, AT & T, Verizon & State Farm are joining forces to help reduce [...]

Art alumni picnic Saturday

[ October 19, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual Art Alumni Picnic and Exhibition will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the Northwestern State University Alumni Plaza.  Featured artists this year are Phyllis Lear (1992), Melinda G. Parrie (2003) and Jordan Wade (2013).  The event is part of the university’s Homecoming celebration.

The Orville G. Hanchey Gallery will [...]

Montessori Educational Center to host 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser

[ October 19, 2013; ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]

NSU softball, baseball teams plan joint reunion

[ October 18, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Alumni of Northwestern State’s baseball and softball programs will gather Oct. 18-19 during 2013 Homecoming activities for the first joint reunion involving the sports, including a slow pitch softball game involving the Demons and Lady Demons.

Registration and a complete schedule for the reunion is on the events button of the NorthwesternAlumni.com website, the official [...]

Fall Bake and Book Sale

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The annual Fall Bake and Book Sale at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library is Monday through Saturday, October 14-19. Baked goods include cookies, cakes, candy, jellies and jams. Books cost $1 for hardbacks and $0.50 cents for paperbacks. Wednesday’s book sale special is buy two books and get one free.

The event will open [...]

Upcoming AMoA Events

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ]

Fall Trash Bash

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[ October 19, 2013; ] The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission and the Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee invite you to join us for the Fall Trash Bash!
Saturday October 19, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
Meet at Liberty Garden (across from the library)
11:00 a.m. Hotdogs, Drinks, Dessert and DOOR PRIZES!!!!
Curb your: *Trash *Junk *Broken Things *Bagged Leaves  CASH FOR TRASH!!!!

Student/youth organizations may compete for [...]

Alexandria Lion’s Club Upcoming Meetings

[ October 9, 2013 to December 14, 2013. ] Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Mike Marcotte, City of Alexandria Utilities Director
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Tony Authement, Rapides Parish School Board Superintendent
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Club Forum with Discussion of Proposed Club [...]

Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair

[ October 17, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Boyce, Louisiana—Come join the fun as the community gathers for the annual Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair, October 17-19, 2013. Book Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with various activities following.

On Thursday, October 17, from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., Boyce Branch Library Manager Margie Mealer will lead [...]

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

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