Category Archives: Events

Authors Ernest Gaines, Kent Wascom to give readings at NSU

[ November 5, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Authors Ernest Gaines and Kent Wascom along with Team Slam New Orleans will present readings at Northwestern State University this fall. Admission to each event is free and open to the public.

Wascom will present a reading Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Thomas and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room. Wascom [...]

Civil War Round Table Meeting

[ November 7, 2013; ] The next meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana is on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6 PM. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church (2727 Jackson Street, Alexandria). Simply enter the first doorway on the right side of the building and continue to the end of the hallway for [...]

Music, dance recital set for Nov. 7 at NSU

[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Cellist Paul Christopher and pianist Elena Bogaczova will be joined by the NSU Dance Company in a recital Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The program is “Au Crepuscule” by Jacques Offenbach and “Suite for Solo Cello” by Mark Prince Lee featuring the [...]

Forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein to speak at NSU

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[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Mary H. Manhein, head of LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services, or FACES, Lab, will deliver the annual Fleming Thomas Lecture at Northwestern State University Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public.

Her lecture topic is “Forensic Anthropology in the [...]

Gallery Talk Explores the Patent Process

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[ November 7, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Dr. John Griffith and Becky Griffith, both members of McNeese faculty and former patent examiners from Washington DC, will conduct a reception and gallery talk on Thursday, November 7 between 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The event is open to the public at no charge. The couple will discuss [...]

Gallery Talk

Patents

[ November 7, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join us for a Gallery Talk on Thursday, November 7 from 5:30-7:30pm.

Dr. John Griffith, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Becky Griffith, Instructor of Mathematical Science – Both members of McNeese Faculty and Former Patent Examiners from Washington D.C.

What is a patent?

What does the inventor actually own as intellectual property?

How are patent applications processed within the [...]

Cenla Chamber Upcoming Events

[ November 7, 2013 to November 15, 2013. ] Morning Coffee
Alexandria Eye & Laser - Nov 7th
231 Windermere Blvd, Alexandria – 7:30am
Chamber Membership Event 
Rapides Foundation - Nov 5-7th
Call the Chamber for details
Ribbon Cutting
Bayou Mental Health - Nov 8th
818 Suite A Main Street,  Pineville -  10:30am
Ground Breaking
Kramer Funeral Home  – Nov 7th
2905 Masonic Drive, Alexandria – 10:00am
Ribbon Cutting And National Historic Registry Plaque unveiling by Lt. Jay Dardenne
Pill Box [...]

Guitar art fundraiser at NSU

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[ November 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Faculty and alumni of Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine + Graphic Art were invite to transform guitars into works of art that will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting local charities.  A reception and silent auction for “The Guitar Project” will take place from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Alexandria Museum of [...]

Sugar Day Festival

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[ November 9, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 9, 2013, the 20th Annual Sugar Day Festival will be held at Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303. The hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission: $5.00, children six and under are free.

There will be music, food, arts and crafts, demonstrations of activities of the 19th century, [...]

NSU to Host Veteran’s Day Events

[ November 9, 2013 to November 10, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science will commemorate Veteran’s Day with a “Salute to Servicemen” on Saturday, Nov. 9 and a downtown car and bike show Sunday, Nov. 10.

The “Salute to Service” will take place during Northwestern State’s Nov. 9 football game against Lamar University in Turpin Stadium.  The commemoration will recognize military, [...]