Category Archives: Events

PRAL Scholarships Available

[ March 12, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) is seeking college student applicants for two $1,000 scholarships to be presented to juniors who are studying public relations and/or communications.

The William “Bill” Michelet Scholarship and Jack Sanders Scholarship are awarded annually in honor of two Louisiana pioneers in the professional field of public relations.  Each scholarship is [...]

Gallery Talk and Exhibition Opening by Renowned Artist

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[ March 13, 2014 to April 19, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host a new art exhibition entitled Natural Exuberance beginning Thursday, March 13, at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The artist, Lilian Garcia-Roig will conduct a gallery talk during the opening reception. The doors will open at 5:30 and the talk begins [...]

Sign-up for Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant Pilot Program!

[ March 21, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance (CLEDA) is still seeking eight restaurants and eight farmers to participate in the Fresh Central Farm-to-Restaurant pilot program. CLEDA will work closely with each of the participating restaurants and producers during the sixteen-week pilot program to work out any kinks that may arise.

Interested producers and restaurants or caterers should contact [...]

Glass artist Anderson of Quitman will present senior show at NSU

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[ March 24, 2014 to March 28, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – “Undersea Wonders,” a senior art exhibition by Alicia Trevillion Anderson of Quitman will be on display at Northwestern State University’s Orville Hanchey Gallery March 24-28.  The exhibit will include stained glass, fused glass and flame worked glass pieces, as well as a quilt and four prints.

A non-traditional student, Anderson will earn her degree [...]

Driver’s education class to be offered in March and April at NSU

[ March 25, 2014 7:30 am to March 28, 2014 4:30 pm. April 18, 2014 to April 27, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer two separate sessions of driver’s education this spring. The first session will be March 25-28 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The second session will be on April 18, 21, 23, 26 and 27 at a time to be determined.

The course will [...]

City of Leesville Employment Opportunities

[ March 27, 2014 to April 4, 2014. ] NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of one part-time Greenskeeper position within the Community Services Department. The position works under the direction and supervision of the Golf Course Manager to maintain the grounds of the Leesville Municipal Golf Course.

NOW HIRING: The City of Leesville seeks to fill the vacancy of [...]

Spring ArtWalk Set for March 28th

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[ March 28, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is getting ready for another ArtWalk!  Our upcoming Spring 2014 ArtWalk will be on Friday, March 28 in Downtown Alexandria’s Cultural Arts District from 4:00PM to 9:00PM.

ArtWalk is a free, family-oriented, self-guided walking tour of over 75 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held semiannually.  Sidewalks, green spaces, [...]

48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Begins March 28

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[ March 28, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Alexandria, LA – The 48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival will be held at First United Methodist Church in Alexandria from Friday, March 28 until Sunday, April 6. This annual event includes a variety of art exhibits, guest speakers, musical entertainment and other activities to celebrate the arts.

Special events during the Tom Peyton Memorial [...]

Spring Artwalk To Be Held In Downtown Alexandria

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[ March 28, 2014; 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_35855" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo credit: Kinetix Creative, Todd Fingleton[/caption]
(ALEXANDRIA)  The Arts Council of Central Louisiana will host the Spring ArtWalk on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 4:00-9:00 pm in downtown Alexandria.
ArtWalk is a free, family-oriented, self-guided walking tour of over 60 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held semiannually in the Cultural Arts [...]

24th annual BBBBB

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[ March 28, 2014 to March 30, 2014. ] BOGS, BAYGALLS, BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, BOLETES, BOTANICAL BLISS, BROWN BAG:  The 24th Annual BBBBB
Friday March 28, 2014 

11:30 am (1130 HR):  Chris Reid will present “Rare Plants of Louisiana” as part of Ft Polk’s monthly brown bag series.   Chris is the Botanist for Louisiana Natural Heritage Program.  The Brown Bag will be held in Building 2537 on [...]