Category Archives: Events

Anti-Bullying Seminar “Developing a Champion Spirit”

[ December 7, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Imagine you were born with only one arm. What profession would you choose? Would you be a deputy sheriff? A probation officer? That is exactly the career path RaShad Bristo pursued, despite the fact he was born with only one arm.

Bristo successfully graduated from a Louisiana police academy, and went on to be a [...]

Snowflake Festival Dec. 7th

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[ December 7, 2013; ] Snowflake Festival
December 7th, 9am – 1pm in the ACS Center, Bldg. 920, Bellrichard Ave at Fort Polk
All activities are free!  Festivities include:  photos with Santa and family photo opportunities, crafts, contests, games, outdoor activities, and refreshments!

Don’t forget your camera.  Refreshments are sponsored by the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and will be [...]

NSU to present 25th annual Christmas Gala

[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]

Holiday Grief Workshop at CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice

[ December 7, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice is holding a Holiday Grief Workshop to help people cope with grief during the holidays.  The event is Saturday, Dec 7 from 1-4 p.m and is free.  It will be at the Cabrini Hospice office at 4801 Jackson St. Ext, Suite B (behind Patton Jewelers, next to McDonalds).  Call 448.6764 for more [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.

Dec. [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival December 7

[ December 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival will take place Saturday, December 7 in downtown Natchitoches.  The Natchitoches Historic District Business Association and the City of Natchitoches will usher in the holiday season with children’s activities, entertainment, parades, food vendors, and fireworks.  North Louisiana’s own Frank Foster will serve as the Grand Marshal and [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival Armbands On Sale Now

[ November 15, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Armbands for the 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival to be held Saturday, December 7 are now on sale online and at Natchitoches businesses.

Pre-sale armbands are $6 for adults 12 years and older and $4 for children age 6 – 11 years old.  Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free.  Pre-sale armbands [...]

Museum Assoc. of West LA Presents “An Elegant Affair”

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[ December 7, 2013; ]

Surviving the Holidays, A Grief Group to Hold Holiday Meetings

[ November 13, 2013; November 20, 2013; December 4, 2013; December 11, 2013; ] East Leesville Baptist Church is offering 4 Wednesday nights of “Surviving the Holidays - A Grief Group” for anyone who is experiencing heartache related to the loss of a loved one, since we know the holidays tend to be a difficult time.

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Surviving the Holidays – A Grief Group

November 13th & 20th and December [...]

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 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. [...]