Category Archives: Events

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Support Group Offers ‘Coping With Stress’ Presentation


[ August 19, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, La – The Cancer Support Group at Rapides Regional Medical Center will hold its monthly meeting in the Cascade Room at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Monday, Aug. 19.

This month, an oncology social worker will lead a discussion on “Coping With Stress.” The presentation is for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants will [...]

Jeff Dunham to Perform at Paragon Casino Resort


[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that ventriloquist and America’s favorite comedian, Jeff Dunham, will bring his Disorderly Conduct show to the Mari Showroom on Friday, August 30 at 8pm in a sold out performance.

Jeff Dunham’s performances have taken the American stage by storm achieving wild success and popularity on the [...]

Annual August Recess Congressional Update featuring Congressman Rodney Alexander


[ August 26, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Blood Drive for “Little Boo” Maddox


[ August 8, 2013; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a blood drive for Robert “Little Boo” Maddox on August 8th from 8am until 2pm at the RPSO Motor Pool.  The motor pool is located on John Allison Drive behind the Coca-Cola plant on 28 West.
As some of you already know, Little Boo was infected with the H1N1 [...]

Local Author to Read at Storytime


[ August 8, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] Hannah loves to play soccer, but she never leaves the house without wearing her lucky tutu! When a new neighbor moves in down the street, Hannah experiences bullying and must find a way to keep her head up through it all. The book, Hannah and her Tutu, was written by Pam Keith, a former teacher. [...]

Family Art Class at AMoA


[ August 17, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Contemporary Native Weaving
Sat., Aug. 17   1:00-3:00pm
Families and kids of all ages will explore ancient Native art-making techniques, with a modern twist!
Costs: Free for Musuem Member families; $20 for non-members
Call Jenny at (318) 443-3458 to sign up!

Acoustic Concert Series at AMoA Presents Rick Adams


[ August 15, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8:30pm
Join Rick Adams for the release of his CD “No Cover at the Door.” Rick offers up a foot-tapping blend of blues, country, bluegrass and roots music.  Songs are all original or new arrangements of traditional tunes.

Back-to-School Bash Open Mic Night


[ August 10, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Hosted by The Muse: AMoA’s Teen Club
Saturday, Aug. 10 from 4 – 6 pm
Teens and young adults age 14 – 21 will rock the mic with the sounds of their generation!
All ages are invited to enjoy this musical event held in AMoA’s Cafe.

Vitter Announces Town Hall Meetings August 13-22

[ August 13, 2013 to August 22, 2013. ] (Monroe, La.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced that he will host town hall meetings next week to hear from constituents in Ouachita, Franklin, Grant, Avoyelles, and East Baton Rouge Parishes. Vitter will also speak at the West Monroe – West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce luncheon, visit the Duck Commander headquarters and visit Ascension [...]

Miracle Treat Day August 8th


[ August 8, 2013; ]