Category Archives: Events

Rapides Regional Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] April 1: Healing Hearts, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Trellis Room in Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The group helps parents who have lost babies. For more information, call 769-7569.

April 3: AARP Driver Safety Program for those 50 or older. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Medical Terrace Auditorium at Rapides Regional Medical Center.  A one day, four-hour class. Cost [...]

Rapides Senior Citizens Center Events, April 2014

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] April 1-30, Central District Senior Olympic Games (CDSOG) Registration Open.  If you will be 50 years old by Dec. 31, 2014 or older, you qualify to make your dream of Olympic Gold happen.  Call 318-487-1561 to receive registration information or to learn how you can volunteer for the CDSOG.

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Billiards, [...]

Louisiana State Parks April 2014 Calendar of Events

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Site staff will use a wheel gin, a simple hand crank roller gin; a type that pre-dates the Whitney gin but still played a large role in the [...]

NSU will stage ‘Steel Magnolias’

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[ April 2, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] [caption id="attachment_35829" align="aligncenter" width="500"] NSU Theater and Dance will present the popular “Steel Magnolias” by alum Robert Harling April 2-11 at the LSMSA Treen Auditorium. From left are cast members Ashley Webster, Jessica Miller, Alisha Munds, Mona Nasrawi, Shannon Komlosfske and Tyra Morrison.[/caption]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the [...]

Menard Theatre Arts Presents Oklahoma!

[ April 3, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Holy Savior Menard Theatre Arts is proud to present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! under the direction of Cherise Rino on April 3 – 6 at Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center.

Oklahoma! is an American classic musical full of wonderful singing, energetic dancing and graceful ballet. A show for all ages to enjoy!

Show times are 7pm Thursday and [...]

Pollock Dogwood festival April 4-5

[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] Grant Parish Dogwood Festival Street Dance featuring “The Boogie Kings”

Coming out of Retirement and Reuniting for a Spectacular, One-Night Only Performance!

LaCroix Park, Pollock, Louisiana, Friday, April 4, 2014:  Benefit Jambalaya Supper beginning at 6pm. ($5.00 per person*) Street Dance from 7pm till 10pm.

*All funds to be used to offset the costs related to this year’s [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players Present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”

Funny-Thing

[ April 4, 2014 to April 13, 2014. ] LSUA Empty Space Players Present A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Richard Gwartney Theatre on the LSUA campus
April 4-5 & 10-12, 7:30pm; April 6 & 13, 2:30pm
Call 318-473-6473 for reservations or order tickets at www.ticket-central.org
$10 for adults, $5 for students with ID, $5 for seniors

Art will be featured at NSU spring gala

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[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Several works of faculty art and pieces from Northwestern State University’s permanent collection will be on exhibit during the President’s Command Performance, a spring gala to celebrate the arts and honor the accomplishments of Bill Brent, former director of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing [...]

Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival to feature The Marshall Tucker Band

Marshall-Tucker-Band

[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- The Board of Directors of the Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival have announced that legendary southern rock band, The Marshall Tucker Band, will headline this year’s 19th annual festival on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 2014 in downtown Natchitoches.

This year, four stages will be set up on the riverbank of Cane River Lake [...]

Tickets for President’s Command Performance at NSU still available

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[ April 4, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Tickets are still available for the President’s Command Performance, a spring celebration of the arts honoring Bill Brent, former director of Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts.  The event will take place Friday, April 4 and will include performances by several Northwestern [...]