Category Archives: Events

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Suddenlink Kicks Off 7th Annual Program for Food Bank of CenLA

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.

Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]

“Some Thoughts About Perfection” Exhibit in Lake Charles

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.

Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]

26th Annual September Competition at AMoA

[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Reception & Award Ceremony with juror Stewart Nachmias: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The 26th Annual September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, [...]

Stephen Knapp: New Light Exhibit at AMoA

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Stephen Knapp: New Light
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Member Preview Reception & Artist Talk with Stephen Knapp:
Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
“Glass allows me to manipulate and explore light and illusion, creating pure colors. I revel in their purity, their breathtaking richness – yet I am most drawn to the edges and the soft shadows that overlay [...]

2013 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Juried Photography Contest Exhibition

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] An exhibition of 20 photographs juried by Lafayette-based photographer Philip Gould!
A cooperative effort funded by the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA)
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
Award Ceremony with juror Philip Gould: Thursday, September 19, 6:00-6:30pm
Join us for Acoustic Concert Series featuring Will Payne Harrison after the Award Ceremony!  Relive [...]

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