Category Archives: Events

Driver’s education class to begin Jan. 6

[ January 6, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a driver education class beginning Monday, Jan. 6. Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.

For more information or to register, call (800) 376-2422 or (318) 357-6355 or go to ece.nsula.edu/non-credit.

White Lake Fishing Lottery Applications Available for 2014

[ January 8, 2014 to February 20, 2014. ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now accepting applications for a lottery drawing for fishing permit access to the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) between March 15 and Aug. 15, 2014.

A total of 100 permits will be issued following the lottery drawing and winning applicants will be notified of their opportunity to [...]

Home Canning Classes at McDonald Branch Library

[ January 8, 2014; ] Glenmora, LA—The McDonald Branch of the Rapides Parish Library, located in Glenmora, will host a Home Canning Class on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

There will be two sessions available: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Classes will be held in the Conference Room, and are free to adults, ages 17 & up.  Pre-registration is required.

Home canning is [...]

Announcing Rapides Parish Main Library new book club

[ January 9, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — Do you like to read and discuss new books?  Now is your chance: The Main Library is starting a new book club on January 9, 2014. They will be reading and discussing The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.  The first meeting is Thursday, January 9, from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  Contact Monique at [...]

Rapides Parish Main Library new book club

[ January 9, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Do you like to read and discuss new books?  Now is your chance: The Main Library is starting a new book club on January 9, 2014. They will be reading and discussing The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.  The first meeting is Thursday, January 9, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Contact Monique at 318-445-2411, for information [...]

LA Artist Exhibits Nostalgic Collections with Gallery Talk in Lake Charles

[ January 10, 2014 to March 4, 2014. ] Julia “Caroline” Youngblood will host an opening reception and gallery talk on Friday, January 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. Her exhibition will run through Saturday, March 1, 2014.

Youngblood grew up in her grandmother’s home surrounded by cotton fields on Breston Plantation, located [...]

Bill Owens: Suburbia On Exhibit in Lake Charles

[ January 10, 2014 to March 8, 2014. ] Bill Owens: Suburbiais part of a national tour, managed by Art2Art Circulating Exhibitions, New York, NY. It will open with a free reception Friday, January 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The exhibition will run through March 8, 2014.

Bill Owens was born and raised [...]

Country Legend Ronnie Milsap Comes to Paragon

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[ January 11, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – 2014 marks Paragon Casino Resort’s 20th anniversary. We are proud to announce the first entertainer of our exciting 2014 line up, Ronnie Milsap. And in recognition of our anniversary, tickets are only $20. Milsap will perform in the Mari  Showroom on Saturday, January 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale.

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Spanish Talk and Tour

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[ January 11, 2014; ] Spanish Talk and Tour
Saturday, January 11
Exhibition Tour: 1-2pm     Art Talk: 2-3:30pm
FREE and open to the public! Have fun talking in Spanish and learning about the art of Spanish-speaking cultures. Conversation, cultural exchange and fun! Facilitated by Carlos Villasenor Anaya (bilingual), International Consultant and expert in Cultural Development and Cultural Policy. All Spanish-speaking levels welcome!   Get [...]

Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Events Begin Jan. 11

[ January 11, 2014; January 22, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – The 300th anniversary celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana is in full swing! Commemorative events celebrating Natchitoches’ Tri-Centennial will begin on Saturday, January 11th with the celebration of Sacred Faith Month.

Sacred Faith: January 11, 2014:  Religion has been a major part of Natchitoches since it became a settlement. Events in January [...]