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Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the American Workforce Coming to Angola Museum

[ May 17, 2014 to June 29, 2014. ] What would life be like without teachers, doctors, or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Angola Museum, in cooperation with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, will explore the professions and the people that sustain American society when it hosts [...]

Rapides Parish Library Announces Clothing Drive for Children

[ May 19, 2014 to June 13, 2014. ] Alexandria, Louisiana, – May 19 – June 13, the Rapides Parish Library will be collecting black or brown belts, gently used and new school uniforms, school supplies, and clothes in all sizes for homeless children and their families.  Donations will be accepted at any location of the Rapides Parish Library.

Gunter Branch Manager Pam Martin, who [...]

LifeShare Blood Drive Friday

[ May 23, 2014; ] LifeShare Blood Drives will be held in Leesville at Walmart on Friday, May 23rd 4:00 — 7:00.  Also at Barksdale Federal Credit Union on Friday, May 23rd 11:00 — 3:00. All donors will receive our new Summer t-shirt AND a $5 coupon to Outback Steakhouse. Please stop by and donate blood for the patients in [...]

Deadline Extended for 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster Contest

[ May 23, 2014 to July 18, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – The deadline for the 2014 Natchitoches Christmas Festival Poster Contest has been extended to July 18, 2014.
The theme for the poster is “Christmas in Natchitoches”. Artists who would like to enter the contest should submit a drawing or painting to the Natchitoches Arts Council using the chosen theme.
The completed artist’s sketch or painting [...]

2014 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Photo Competition

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[ May 23, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] Did you get that perfect shot? The one that captures the spirit of the 2014 races on May 10th? Here’s your chance to turn your photo into a money shot!

Drawing more than 10,000 attendees and 800 race participants, this spirited day of racing featured more teams, food, elaborate costumes, and entertainment — on and off [...]

Paragon’s “20th Anniversary Rooftop Blowout” Giveaway!

Paragon Rooftop Giveaway

[ May 23, 2014 to June 4, 2014. ] Paragon’s “20th Anniversary Rooftop Blowout”
KLAX ABC31 GIVEAWAY
It’s a “Rooftop Blowout” party event at the Paragon Casino Resort, featuring New Orleans’ own Cowboy Mouth, and KLAX-TV has tickets to giveaway!

Win a 4-pack of tickets to party with Cowboy Mouth on the Parking Garage Roof with food and drink specials and a spectacular fireworks show on June [...]

Downtown at Sundown in Lake Charles Features City Heat This Friday

DowntownatSundown

[ May 23, 2014; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] You will want to wear your dancing shoes Friday night as City Heat takes the main stage for Downtown at Sundown from 6-9pm. The band is driven by local jazz legend Chester Daigle II on keyboards/bass, with DeWayne Simmons on vocals and James Bill on drums. With City Heat’s unique combinations and fusions of music [...]

Bag of Donuts to Perform at Paragon

[ May 23, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, La – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are proud to announce that party band, Bag of Donuts, will be performing on Friday, May  23 at 8 pm in the Mari Showroom. Tickets are $10 and are currently on sale.

Bag of Donuts is an outrageous party band that performs hits from the 60’s through today’s [...]

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