Category Archives: Events

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

Leesville’s Annual Cleanup Week and Fall Trash Bash

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] LEESVILLE, LA- The Mayor’s Women’s Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville’s semi-annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, October 14th through Saturday, October 19th.  Residents are encouraged to clean their properties and the city will offer a lending hand.  Leesville Public Works crews will pick up items throughout the week. [...]

Homecoming Webpage for NSU

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has created a webpage to host information about Homecoming festivities.  Events for students will take place throughout the week of Oct. 14-19, with a parade, pep rally and Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival on Friday, Oct. 18 and a number of events, receptions, reunions and more on Saturday, Oct. [...]

NSU Hosts “When Inspiration Strikes” Exhibit

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – “When Inspiration Strikes,” an art exhibit by Kendra Northover, will be up in Northwestern State University’s Gallery 2 Oct. 14-18 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

“Ideas come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are jumbled.  Some are clear.  Some are inspired by other people.  This art exhibit is inspired by [...]

Fall Bake and Book Sale

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The annual Fall Bake and Book Sale at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library is Monday through Saturday, October 14-19. Baked goods include cookies, cakes, candy, jellies and jams. Books cost $1 for hardbacks and $0.50 cents for paperbacks. Wednesday’s book sale special is buy two books and get one free.

The event will open [...]

Gee Whiz Science Carnival Coming to T.R.E.E. House

[ October 15, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] T.R.E.E. House has partnered with Sci-port as well as the Central Louisiana Community Foundation to bring you an hour of non-stop science action!  Here is how it will work.  The exhibit will be divided into two sections, Robot World and the Science Carnival.  If you have more than 50 students then your group will be [...]

Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair

[ October 17, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Boyce, Louisiana—Come join the fun as the community gathers for the annual Boyce Branch Library Book Sale and Library Fair, October 17-19, 2013. Book Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with various activities following.

On Thursday, October 17, from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., Boyce Branch Library Manager Margie Mealer will lead [...]

NSU Homecoming 2013

[ October 17, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ]

NATCHITOCHES – Homecoming festivities at Northwestern State University are slated for Oct. 18-19 and will feature some new attractions for alumni and friends of all ages.  This year’s theme is “NSU is Forever Young” and will offer events, reunions and a new downtown Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival.

Events will begin with an Alumni Art [...]

Kathleen Blanco to speak at Women In Business Conference

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] Registration is now open for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce inaugural Women in Business Conference is set for Friday, October 18th from 7:30am to 2:00pm at the Alexander Fulton Hotel located at 701 Fourth Street in downtown Alexandria. Keynote speakers for the event include Simone Bruni, owner of The Demo Diva Demolition in New Orleans and the Honorable [...]

“Rocking on the Riverbank” Festival in Natchitoches

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will present the first-ever Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival in downtown Natchitoches on Friday, Oct. 18.  The event is open to the public and will include musical entertainment by MoJeaux (mojeauxband.com) on the riverbank stage, as well as food vendors, a mechanical bull and other attractions.  This year’s Homecoming [...]