Category Archives: Events

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening – Austin’s Computer Services

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[ July 9, 2013; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce and Leesville Main Street
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of Austin’s Computer Services, LLC
Tuesday, July 9th, at 5:30 pm.
Location:  110 E. Harriet St, Leesville (between Merchants & Farmers

Scrapbooking Class Set for July 9 at NSU

[ July 9, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 16, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 23, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 30, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a course on basic scrapbooking beginning Tuesday, July 9.

The course will be taught on July 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The cost is $39.

This class will orient all levels of paper crafters to the tools of the trade, [...]

Summer Camps at the T.R.E.E House

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[ June 4, 2013 to June 7, 2013. June 25, 2013 to June 28, 2013. July 9, 2013 to July 12, 2013. ]  

Summer is beginning to creep up on us again. You all know what that means… SUMMER CAMP TIME!!! We are super excited to be offering THREE instead of two different camps this year. The three different camps will be Art Camp, Superhero Science Camp, and Sprouts for Sprouts Camp.

If you are interested in any of [...]

Effective Marketing for Entrepreneurs, Part III

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[ July 10, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. July 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

Mardi Gras Mask Making Workshops in Natchitoches

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[ July 10, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 17, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 24, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 31, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. August 7, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. August 14, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]   NATCHITOCHES – Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger is holding a series of Mardi Gras mask making workshops in Natchitoches as part of the “300 Legacy Bead Town Natchitoches” project.

Beginning July 10, a Mardi Gras mask making workshop will be held every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located [...]

Road Closure on Donahue Ferry Road

[ July 11, 2013; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Road Closure
Donahue Ferry Rd. from Pinehurst Dr. to Hollymoore Rd.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 7am to noon
The Rapides Parish Highway Department will be installing a culvert under the road.
Contact Person:  Ken Sterling (318) 452-1225

Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches – Drill Drill Drill

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[ July 11, 2013 8:00 am to July 13, 2013 12:00 pm. ] July 11-13, 8 a.m. – noon. This multi-day camp for youth ages 6-12 years old will have activities including the disciplines of being a French Marine; drill, marching and everyday fort duties. On July 13 from 5-7 p.m., parents and children are invited for a drill and marching demonstration. There is a $10 fee per [...]

Yoga in the Gallery at AMoA

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[ July 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. July 18, 2013; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. July 25, 2013; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] FREE and open to the public, thanks to a grant from the Rapides Foundation! 
Yoga will be held on Thursday July 11, 18 and 25 ONLY from 5:30-6:30pm during the month of July.
There will be NO Tuesday classes in July.
Regular Tuesday classes will resume in August.

Lagniappe Theatre Presents “Greater Tuna”

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[ July 11, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. July 12, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. July 13, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. July 14, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] “Greater Tuna” starts Thursday, July 11th and runs through Sunday, July 14th at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center.  Get tickets here!

A Southern Comedy sure to leave you in stitches. 2 men, 20 characters, tons of costume changes, and hilarious antics await you in this hilarious show that’s fun for all ages.

GREATER TUNA is the sidesplitting comedy [...]

Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville – Pine Needle Basketry Class

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[ July 12, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] July 12th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Suzanne Factor, resident expert, will share the unique technique of making a functional basket from pine needles. She will demonstrate the variety of patterns and shapes of baskets and even shelf-adorning whatnots. For more information call 888.253.8954 toll free or 253.8954 locally.