Category Archives: Events

Junior Lifeguard Course at NSU

[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool.  The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  They will learn techniques [...]

Summer Art Camp at AMoA


[ July 8, 2013 to July 12, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ] July 8 – 12: “Face It,” 9am-Noon (ages 6-9), 1-4pm (ages 10+)
July 15 – 19:  “Impressionable Impressions,” 9am-Noon (ages 6-9), 1-4pm (ages 10+)
Spaces still available!

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Yoga in the Gallery at AMoA


[ 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.

Financial Aid Workshop Set to Discuss Recent Changes

[ July 13, 2013; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. July 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] LSU Alexandria’s department of financial aid will conduct two financial aid workshops to communicate with prospective and current students and parents about recent changes in student aid and the impact of those changes.

The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 13, and at 6 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013. Both will be held in [...]

“Celebration on the Cane” on July 4th


[ July 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]






Celebrate the Fourth of July at Celebration on the Cane on Thursday, July 4 in downtown Natchitoches.

The City of Natchitoches’ Fourth of July celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank with a musical performance by The Glenn Rainey Band.

The Glenn Rainey band brings the funk with an upbeat, melodic, and energetic groove [...]

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, [...]

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse.  Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May.  Ellerbe, Director of [...]

Concealed Carry Class to be Offered July 15 and 17

[ July 15, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. July 17, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. ] Individuals interested in applying for or renewing their permit to carry a concealed weapon can meet the requirements for the permit through a short course offered by LSU Alexandria’s Continuing Education.

The course will be held from 5:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, July 15 and 17.  The range day will be July [...]

Painting with a Twist to be taught July 13 at NSU

[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Painting with a Twist on Saturday, July 13.  The course will be taught on from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus. The cost is $65.

This class will provide step-by-step instruction to help create a work of art you [...]

Author Betty Wells to Sign Books in Natchitoches


[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Author Betty Wells Book Signing Event

Saturday, July 13th from 1pm-3pm

Natchitoches Art Guild Gallery at 584 Front St.

Wells, a resident of Shreveport, LA, will be available to sign copies of her book “How the Goldfish Became Gold”.

The class turned around and gasped, ‘Squirt! You’re gold!’

Have you ever wondered how the goldfish got its beautiful golden color? Join a tiny fish [...]