Category Archives: Events

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. [...]

Rapides Regional October 2013 Events

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[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Throughout October: Free T-shirts and cupcakes for a mammogram screening. In recognition of October as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every woman who completes a screening mammogram at Rapides Regional Medical Center during October will receive a free “My mammogram was a piece-a-cake!” T-shirt and a coupon for a free cupcake from Piece-A-Cake bakery in [...]

Angola Prison Rodeo Sundays in October

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement!  Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south.  Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]

Fairview Baptist Church Presents Ivan Parker

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[ October 18, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Fairview Baptist Church in Coushatta is proud to present one of America’s most exciting gospel artists, IVAN PARKER on Oct. 18, 2013.

Ivan has taken the country by storm with numerous appearances on national television and guest appearances on the Bill and Gloria Gaither Homecoming Video Series.

Ivan is a  veteran in the Gospel Music Industry.  He [...]

Lean Launchpad Workshop

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 4, 2013. ] Lean Launchpad Workshop
Team-based experiential learning course allowing you to form an actual company around your ideas.
Classes are Monday nights October 7 – November 4 at the Business Education Center
Classes are free, but pre-registration is required.
www.ce.lsua.edu or 318-473-6495
For more information contact Gary Perkins at 318-880-6332

Coats for Kids Drive at Paragon Casino Resort

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[ October 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort has announced dates for its 2013 fall season annual Coats for Kids Drive. The drive will begin Tuesday, October 1, and end Friday, November 1. Paragon will collect new or slightly worn coats and jackets of any color and size, with buttons or zippers. Donations may be dropped off [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Oct. 2013 Louisiana State Parks Events

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[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] 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. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]