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


[ 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 [...]

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 [...]

48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Begins March 28


[ 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 [...]

24th annual BBBBB


[ 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 [...]

Preteen Retreat March 28-29 at Dry Creek Baptist Camp

[ March 28, 2014 to March 29, 2014. ] Preteen Retreat March 28-29 For Grades 1-6
Led by David Holder and Cade Gibbs & Abbie George
Special Feature: Late Night Tribal Challenge
A great camp try-out for first time campers!
Cost: $45 for individuals   includes 3 meals and lodging for 1 night; $35 each for multiple members of a household
Begins 5pm Friday and Ends after lunch Saturday.
For more [...]

Concealed Handgun Permit Course March 29th

[ March 29, 2014; 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. ] Concealed Handgun Permit Course
7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location:  143 John Lawrence Rd, Deville, LA 71328

Notary Prep Class at NSU

[ March 29, 2014; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – A notary exam prep course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Saturday, March 29. The class will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon in Room 122 of Russell Hall. The course runs through May 24. The fee is $199, which does not [...]

Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM this Saturday


[ March 29, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The Arna Bontemps African American Museum presents ZYDABAAM, a Zydeco concert, this Saturday, March 29, beginning at 6 p.m. Featured performers will be Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas and Little Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers.

DJ Justin Metoyer, “The Music Man”, will be laying the beat and teaching Zydeco lessons during [...]