Category Archives: Events

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, [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

Master Farmer University in Alexandria

[ October 24, 2013 to October 25, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Louisiana Master Farmer program will offer a two-day workshop – called Master Farmer University – at LSU in Alexandria on Oct. 24-25, in which participants will be able to complete the first two of three phases of the program.

“The Master Farmer program allows producers to implement best management practices for all [...]

Zoo Boo at the Alexandria Zoo

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[ October 24, 2013 to October 26, 2013. ] Dates: Thursday, October 24; Friday, October 25; Saturday, October 26
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Admission: $6 (Ages 1 & older)
It’s ALL TREATS and NO TRICKS at Cenla’s largest family-friendly Halloween Party! Alexandria Zoo’s ZOO BOO is three nights of SPOOKTACULAR, SCARE-FREE fun for kids 12 and younger.  Enjoy sweets and treats along the traditional trick-or-treat [...]

Drive Through Flu Shots At The Rapides Parish Health Unit

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[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Drive-Through Flu Shots
Where:  Rapides Parish Health Unit
When:  Friday, October 25, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who:  Anyone
How much:  $10 maximal charge; no charge for Medicaid or Medicare Part B (with card)
Remember, get the shot, not the flu!  For information, please call 318-487-5282 or 318-487-5186

Teen Summit at NSU

[ October 25, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Natchitoches Parish School Board will host a Teen Summit for about 400 youth from throughout Natchitoches Parish on Friday, Oct. 25.

“Teen Summit provides a forum for discussing areas of concern as well as resources available in the schools and community,” said Steve Gruesbeck, director [...]

Second Stage show to open Friday at NSU

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[ October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013. ] [caption id="attachment_33131" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The cast of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” is Clinisha Chandler of New Orleans as the Lady in Blue. Nina Breeland of Ruston as the Lady in Purple, Ne’Ambri Owens of Mansfield as the Lady in Red, Caitlin Douglas of Shreveport as the Lady [...]

Molly Ringwalds performing a Mollyween Bash

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[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the amazing 80’s tribute band,  will return for a Spooktacular Mollyween Bash in the Mari Showroom on Friday, October 25 at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now.

The Molly Ringwalds, hailed as the world’s greatest 80’s tribute band, will be entertaining Paragon [...]

17th Annual Alexandria Invitational Benefitting the National Kidney Foundation of LA

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[ October 25, 2013; ] Alexandria, Louisiana – On Friday, October 25, 2013 over 150 golfers and supporters will take to the golf course for the 17th Annual Alexandria Invitational benefitting the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana and help raise awareness and funds to support the fight against kidney disease in Alexandria.  The tournament is in a four-man scramble format [...]