Category Archives: Events

The City of Lake Charles will Spread Joy with Handmade Christmas Cards

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host the fourth annual Handmade Christmas Card Workshop during the month of December at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center. All ages are welcome to apply their creative skills using several mediums from crayons to water colors to markers. All materials will be provided. Students throughout Calcasieu [...]

Holiday Trail of Lights 2013

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] Join the chorus and get in the holiday spirit – Holiday Trail of Lights is a seasonal delight! From east to west on I-20, and north to south on I-49, experience holiday lights and exciting events in eight of our most festive cities:
Shreveport-Bossier
Minden
Monroe-West Monroe
Natchitoches
Alexandria-Pineville
The trail spans across I-20 and down I-49 incorporating the cities of [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.

Dec. [...]

12 Nights of Christmas Schedule of Events

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[ December 5, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] December 5: 1st Night of Christmas: Holiday Magic Downtown, 5 p.m. in the Alexander Fulton Mini Park in downtown Alexandria. Sponsored by City of Alexandria.  Food, fun, music, official lighting of Downtown and a visit from Santa.  Cost: Admission free.  Call: 449-5051.
December 6: 2nd Night of Christmas: Holiday Light Safari, Alexandria Zoo, 5:30 p.m. to [...]

5 New Exhibitions Opening at AMoA

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[ December 6, 2013 to February 22, 2014. ] Opening December 6 at AMoA: 5 next exhibitions featuring over 50 artworks by African-American artists from the collection of renowned costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee of Mississippi, 40 watercolors by artists throughout the world, rare behind-the-scene photographs of Mother Teresa by Baton Rouge-photographer Marie Constantin, and photographs of film production in Central Louisiana by Pineville-photographer Eric [...]

NSU to host American Indian Crafts Day

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The event is held annually on the same day at the [...]

Dutch Oven Gathering At Chicot State Park

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Join us for Chicot State Park’s monthly Dutch oven gathering on Sat., December 7th from 9:00 a.m. until Noon. It will be held at Pavilion 2, located in the picnic/day use area near the South Boat Launch.

Bill Ryan, President of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, and Randy Hebert of the Le Chein [...]

Anti-Bullying Seminar “Developing a Champion Spirit”

[ December 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Imagine you were born with only one arm. What profession would you choose? Would you be a deputy sheriff? A probation officer? That is exactly the career path RaShad Bristo pursued, despite the fact he was born with only one arm.

Bristo successfully graduated from a Louisiana police academy, and went on to be a [...]

Holiday Grief Workshop at CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice

[ December 7, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice is holding a Holiday Grief Workshop to help people cope with grief during the holidays.  The event is Saturday, Dec 7 from 1-4 p.m and is free.  It will be at the Cabrini Hospice office at 4801 Jackson St. Ext, Suite B (behind Patton Jewelers, next to McDonalds).  Call 448.6764 for more [...]

Snowflake Festival Dec. 7th

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[ December 7, 2013; ] Snowflake Festival
December 7th, 9am – 1pm in the ACS Center, Bldg. 920, Bellrichard Ave at Fort Polk
All activities are free!  Festivities include:  photos with Santa and family photo opportunities, crafts, contests, games, outdoor activities, and refreshments!

Don’t forget your camera.  Refreshments are sponsored by the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and will be [...]