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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

“Some Thoughts About Perfection” Exhibit in Lake Charles

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.

Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]

NSU softball, baseball teams plan joint reunion

[ October 18, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Alumni of Northwestern State’s baseball and softball programs will gather Oct. 18-19 during 2013 Homecoming activities for the first joint reunion involving the sports, including a slow pitch softball game involving the Demons and Lady Demons.

Registration and a complete schedule for the reunion is on the events button of the NorthwesternAlumni.com website, the official [...]

Guided Canoe Tour At Chicot State Park

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[ October 19, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m., for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake.

The site naturalist will take participants through the cypress-tupelo lake to learn more about the plants and animals that can be found in it. Canoeing experience is recommended. [...]

Montessori Educational Center Fundraiser

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[ October 19, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]