Category Archives: Events

Bog Garden Tour

[ June 14, 2013; 9:00 am; ]  


June 14, Hodges Gardens State Park, Florien – Bog Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.

The Western Hillside Seepage Bog, located in the lower level of the garden, is a natural community in the ecological system of Louisiana.

Ground water constantly seeps to the surface creating wet, bog environment in which indigenous plants grow.

For more information call 800.354.3523 toll [...]

Army Celebrates 238th Birthday


[ June 14, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Over 20 Alexandria area Future Soldiers will receive their oath of enlistment during the U.S. Army’s 238th Birthday celebration, 9:00 a.m., June 14 at the Veterans Affairs Hospital.

This 238th birthday commemorates America’s Army — Soldiers, Families and civilians — who are achieving a level of excellence that is truly Army Strong. We also celebrate our [...]

Superintendent White to Host Conversation to Revamp State Diplomas & Career Education


[ June 14, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Friday, June 14th at 10am, State Superintendent of Education John White will host a discussion at Central Louisiana Technical Community College in Alexandria with parents, students, educators and community members regarding plans to simplify and improve the state’s high school diplomas. Plans under consideration include strengthening the Career Diploma, to provide more students a direct [...]

Go Red for Women Luncheon

[ June 14, 2013; 12:00 pm; ]  
American Heart Association Announces
Celebrity Waiters Lineup
for Annual Go Red for Women Luncheon

Alexandria, LA – – The American Heart Association of Central Louisiana has announced that tickets for the Go Red for Women Luncheon are now on sale for $50. The event will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Alexandria Riverfront [...]

“Elvis: Grace and Grit”


[ June 14, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
   The City of Lake Charles will host, “Elvis: Grace and Grit” and “The Dopamine Chronicles” at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center.The opening reception will take place on Friday, June 14 from 5:30-8 p.m., all ages are welcome at no charge. Both exhibitions will hang through September 7.
Before the days of Elvis wannabes [...]

Charleston Farmers Market


[ June 15, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]   Every Saturday
Enjoy a morning of food, friendship and fun.
Farm Fresh Produce, Jams/Jellies/Pickles, Baked Goods, Plants, Furniture, Sewing Crafts, Wood Crafts, Candles/Jewelry
Behind Historic City Hall on Bilbo Street. In case of rain, the market moves indoors.

Recycled Art Sculpture Family Class


[ June 15, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Art in the Community: Recycled Art Sculpture Family Class
Saturday, June 15th from 1pm-3pm
Create art using recycled and found materials from our community.  Discover how local artists create by recycling.
Free for AMoA Members, $20 for non-members
Call the Museum at (318) 443-3458 to register.  Space is limited.

Basic Floral Design Class

[ June 15, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, June 15.

The course will be taught on June 15, 22 and 29 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $200 plus a $100 supply [...]

Family Art Class

[ June 15, 2013; 1:00 pm; ]  


Family Art Class: Art in the Community: Recycled Art Sculpture

Date/Time: Saturday, June 15, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Create art using recycled and found materials from our community. Families will also see how other local artists create art by recycling.

Cost: Free for AMoA members, $20 for Non-members

General Information:
Museum address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone:  (318) 443-3458


Flag Day Celebration at T.R.E.E. House

[ June 15, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Flag Day Celebration at the T.R.E.E. House Museum
Saturday, June 15th at 1pm
Program will teach children and adults about the history of our flag.