Category Archives: Events

How to Buy a Business Workshop

[ January 28, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. February 4, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. February 11, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] How To Buy A Business Workshop, 6p.m.-7p.m., January 28th, February 4th, February 11th, Red River Bank, 1412 Centre Court, 2nd Floor Training Room, Alexandria, La., Red River Bank and CLEDA’s Business Acceleration System is providing a three-part workshop series for anyone considering buying a business or is in the process of buying a business and would [...]

Arbor Day Celebration Set For January 18 At Louisiana State Arboretum

[ January 18, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Celebrate Louisiana’s Arbor Day with a day full of activities at the Louisiana State Arboretum on Saturday, January 18, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The tree seedling give-a-way will begin after the opening ceremony at 10 am.  Games, crafts and tree care and planting information will be available throughout the day.  [...]

Pianist Joel Hastings to perform at NSU


[ January 16, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.

Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]

Country Legend Ronnie Milsap Comes to Paragon


[ 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.

A [...]

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 [...]

Men’s Winter Fellowship at Dry Creek Baptist Camp

[ January 25, 2014; ] MEN’S WINTER FELLOWSHIP ~ Saturday, January 25, 2014

Speaker: Robert Dukes of Hineston, LA

Music: Prentiss Miller

Cost: $15 per person

2-5pm activities, singing, testimony, 5pm fried catfish dinner, 6pm worship service

Registration begins:1:30pm  Fellowship Day ends: 7:30pm

Casual dress.  Bring a friend.  To register for this event send $15 per person and a completed Dry Creek Adult Retreat Registration Form.

For more [...]

Mother, Daughter Retreat at Dry Creek Baptist Camp

[ January 17, 2014 to January 18, 2014. ] MOTHER/DAUGHTER RETREAT ~ January 17-18 2014

Theme: “The Exchange” – Gifts of the heart mothers and daughters can give to each other. This is a weekend for 6th-12th grade girls and their mothers to spend some quality time together and with the Lord.

Speaker: Kathy Nelson of Ruston, LA and her daughters, Katie Garcia and Lisa Stapp

Worship [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spanish Talk and Tour


[ 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 [...]