Category Archives: Events

Lt. Gov. Dardenne Hosts Concert Series Stop In Ferriday

[ August 3, 2013; ] The Louisiana Office of Tourism and Oxford American continue celebrating Louisiana’s year of music by taking the Louisiana Soundtrack Experience Series to Ferriday Aug. 3 with Great Balls of Fire: Delta Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll in Jerry Lee’s Hometown. The event will feature a concert, panel discussion and movie screening.

“Ferriday’s strikingly rich musical heritage [...]

Job Fair for Gilchrist Construction Company


[ August 6, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Water Aerobics Classes at NSU


[ August 6, 2013 11:00 am to August 30, 2013 11:00 am. ]


A water aerobics class will be offered August 6-30 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.  The class will be taught from 11 a.m. until noon each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Robert Wilson Recreation Complex pool. The fee is $35.

Water aerobics is a workout that consists of simple low-impact exercises executed [...]

“Meet the Jaguars”


[ August 7, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Rapides Chapter of Southern University Alumni Federations presents…
“Meet the Jaguars”
August 7, 2013 at 5pm
The Best Western Inn & Suites at 2720 N. MacArthur Drive, Alexandria
Featured will be the Southern University Chancellor, Dawson Odums (Head Football Coach), Athletic Director, Administrators and Admissions/Recruitment staffs and the Southern University PEP Band will be on hand for a [...]

Mardi Gras Mask Making Workshops in Natchitoches


[ July 10, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 17, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 24, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 31, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. August 7, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. August 14, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]   NATCHITOCHES – Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger is holding a series of Mardi Gras mask making workshops in Natchitoches as part of the “300 Legacy Bead Town Natchitoches” project.

Beginning July 10, a Mardi Gras mask making workshop will be held every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located [...]

GOHSEP Workshops to Help Local Governments with Federal Grant Process

[ August 7, 2013; ] Baton Rouge, LA – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is hosting a series of workshops to help local authorities with the current federal Homeland Security (HLS) grant process. Concepts presented by GOHSEP during the workshops will be used to determine ongoing eligibility for federal HLS grant funds; milestones in the [...]

Blood Drive for “Little Boo” Maddox


[ August 8, 2013; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a blood drive for Robert “Little Boo” Maddox on August 8th from 8am until 2pm at the RPSO Motor Pool.  The motor pool is located on John Allison Drive behind the Coca-Cola plant on 28 West.
As some of you already know, Little Boo was infected with the H1N1 [...]

Local Author to Read at Storytime


[ August 8, 2013; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] Hannah loves to play soccer, but she never leaves the house without wearing her lucky tutu! When a new neighbor moves in down the street, Hannah experiences bullying and must find a way to keep her head up through it all. The book, Hannah and her Tutu, was written by Pam Keith, a former teacher. [...]

Best-selling author John Foxjohn to speak at Vernon Parish Library


[ August 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Vernon Parish Library presents best-selling author John Foxjohn, author of the true crime titled Killer Nurse.  The true crime is about convicted serial killer, Kimberly Clark Saenz, convicted of murder in one of the most unique crimes in the history of the U.S.  She used bleach as the murder weapon, injecting dialysis patients with [...]

Miracle Treat Day August 8th


[ August 8, 2013; ]