Category Archives: Events

Eat Local and BAS Participants Invited to Meet Assoc. Ag Commissioner

[ August 12, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] From 1:00 – 3:00 pm on Monday, August 12th, Eat Local and Business Acceleration System (BAS) program participants have the special opportunity to discuss the importance of local foods with Dr. Carrie Castille, Science Advisor and Associate Commissioner of the LA Department of Agriculture.  Dr. Castille will be discussing methods of strengthening local foods economies [...]

Free Urban Farming Class


[ August 10, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Interested in growing and selling your own fruits and vegetables? This is your chance to learn the business side of urban farming, from the planting of a seed to packaging and selling what you grow. CLEDA’s Business Acceleration System program will begin hosting its FREE urban farming class on Saturday, August 10th at 9:00am at [...]

Bourbon, Beer and BBQ at AMOA


[ August 24, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Join Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) for its inaugural Bourbon, Beer & BBQ fundraiser on Saturday, August 24, 3013, from 6:30 to 9:30pm. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased at AMoA, by calling the Museum at (318) 443-3458, or at the door. This event is for guests age 21 and older.

Bourbon, Beer & [...]

Back to School Bingo


[ August 1, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Rapides Parish Students, grades K-12, are invited to play BINGO in order to win backpacks filled with school supplies and other great prizes!
Thursday, August 1st
Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St, 4pm-6pm
$2 Admission
For more information, call (318) 449-5225 or (318) 449-5108.

Rapides Parish Libertarian Party Monthly Meeting


[ August 29, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join the Rapides Parish Libertarian Party for their monthly Parish Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, August 29th at 6:30pm at the Rapides Parish Westside Library.  This meeting is open to all registered Libertarians.  For more information about the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, visit

Natchitoches Walking Tours Continue Throughout August


[ August 1, 2013 to August 4, 2013. August 8, 2013 to August 11, 2013. August 15, 2013 to August 18, 2013. August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of August.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham law office located at 550 Second Street in downtown Natchitoches.
August [...]

Job Fair for Gilchrist Construction Company


[ August 6, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

Cenla Techinical Community College Accepting Fall Applications


[ August 12, 2013; ] Central Louisiana Technical Community College is currently accepting applications for the fall semester.
Apply now!
Registration begins August 12th
Classes begin August 19th
Go to to apply.
Federal and State Financial Aid are available for those who quality.
Job Placement services available.

Cenla Chamber Orientation


[ August 2, 2013; 8:30 am to 9:30 am. ]

Printmaking class to begin Thursday

[ August 1, 2013 to August 3, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will present a Printmaking I/Metal Plate Lithography Class Aug. 1-3.

The class will be held each day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Fine Arts Annex. Northwestern State Professor of Art Clyde Downs is the instructor. The fee for the class is $125 [...]