Category Archives: Events

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Musket Demonstration

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of  the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration. The presentation ends with a question and answer session and an invitation to continue [...]

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse.  Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May.  Ellerbe, Director of [...]

Resident Artists take Center Stage at River Oaks’ Resident Artist Exhibit

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[ July 9, 2013 to August 17, 2013. ] Their Resident Artist Exhibit is one of the many highlights that River Oaks Arts Center offers annually – a crowd favorite, the show features works from all artists that rent studio space at the downtown arts center. “What makes it so unique is that we bring out all the talent at the same time – [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events – July 2013

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[ July 12, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
July 12th, 10am-2pm
$4 fee per adults 13-61, others free
For more information, call (318) 253-8954
Bastille Day Observance
July 13
Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Marksville at 4pm on Saturday
With Photo Opportunity at Courthouse and Bailey’s on the Square Following
Concert at Fox Theatre at 7pm on Saturday, Matinee 2pm on Sunday
For more information, [...]

Summer Art Camp

[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Summer Art Camp

Dates:

June 3-7: 9:00-12:00pm (ages 6-9), 1:00-4:00pm (ages 10+)

Popsicle Architects
Instructor: Nancy Noles
Campers will use simple wooden pieces, such as Popsicle sticks and wood scraps, to create inspired architecture. Collaborate with fellow campers to create a unified model of a family-friendly neighborhood.

June 10-14: 9:00am-12:00pm (ages 6-9), 1:00-4:00pm (ages 10+)

Stop Motion Animation
Instructor: Cindy Cooper Blair
Campers [...]

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp

[ June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 10, 2013 to June 13, 2013. July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Got kids? Sign them up for AMoA’s Summer ART Camp!
Spots are filling quickly so sign up today
for Summer Art Camp!

Looking for something fun and educational for kids this summer?
At AMoA’s Summer Art Camp, professional artists and art educators will guide your young artist as they create their own masterpieces!

CLASS SCHEDULE
9am – Noon: Campers 6-9 years [...]

Summer Art Camp at AMoA

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[ July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ] July 8 – 12: “Face It,” 9am-Noon (ages 6-9), 1-4pm (ages 10+)
July 15 – 19:  “Impressionable Impressions,” 9am-Noon (ages 6-9), 1-4pm (ages 10+)
Spaces still available!

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Art Camps

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[ June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Northwestern State University will offer two sessions of Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters this summer, as well as the Visual Arts Academy for teens. The School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting the camps.

“Art and the Written Word” will be offered June 10-14 for children ages 5-11.  [...]

Junior Lifeguard Course at NSU

[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool.  The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  They will learn techniques [...]

Alexandria Lion’s Club Meeting

[ July 17, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Alexandria Lion’s Club Meeting
Guest Speaker – Representative from Crest Industries
Wednesday, July 17th from 12pm-1pm
Piccadilly Restaurant, 1400 MacArthur Drive