Category Archives: Events

Beauty of Vernon Awards Party


[ August 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] GALLERY ONE EIIIEVEN in Leesville will present a double bill in August, hosting both the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce “Beauty of Vernon” photo competition winners show and BLACK+WHITE,  an exhibit of artwork in black and white by gallery artist members. The Beauty of Vernon exhibit will highlight the 12 finalists in the photo competition [...]

Plein Air Painting with Margie Tate


[ August 3, 2013; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_31064" align="alignleft" width="250"] Spring Creek Memories by Margie Tate is an example of Plein Air painting.[/caption]

Learn how to paint landscapes en plein air (“in the open air”) at this outdoor workshop. Participants should bring their own painting surface and materials. For a list of materials and to register, call Anne at (318) 443-3458.

Cost: $20 [...]

Let’s Grow Vernon announces town hall meetings Aug 14 & 15


[ August 14, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. August 15, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] LEESVILLE­- Let’s Grow Vernon has announced the next step in the process of becoming a Louisiana Development Ready Community: Town Hall Meetings.

Vernon Parish residents are encouraged to attend one of two town hall meetings in the month of August. The first is set for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Vernon Parish Library meeting room.  [...]

Best-selling author John Foxjohn to speak at Vernon Parish Library


[ August 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Vernon Parish Library presents best-selling author John Foxjohn, author of the true crime titled Killer Nurse.  The true crime is about convicted serial killer, Kimberly Clark Saenz, convicted of murder in one of the most unique crimes in the history of the U.S.  She used bleach as the murder weapon, injecting dialysis patients with [...]

“Change for Main” Banquet & Piccadilly Auction


[ August 24, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

Historic City Hall Hosts “Abraham Lincoln: The Image”


[ August 2, 2013 to October 12, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Abraham Lincoln: The Image” at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The opening reception will take place on Friday, August 2 from 5:30-8 p.m.; all ages are welcome at no charge. The exhibition will hang through October 12, 2013.

[caption id="attachment_31013" align="alignright" width="300"] J.L. Magee, publisher: “Satan Tempting [...]

NSU to Offer Driver’s Ed Class

[ July 29, 2013 to August 2, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a summer driver education class July 29 – Aug. 2. The class will be held at South Hall. The fee for the class is $350.

Those taking the class must be 15 years old by the first day of class.

For more information or [...]

Rapides Parish Schools Open Houses


[ August 11, 2013 to August 15, 2013. August 26, 2013 to August 27, 2013. ]

Author of “90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN” to speak at FUMC in Leesville


[ August 25, 2013 to August 28, 2013. ]

Lt. Gov. Dardenne Hosts Concert Series Stop In Ferriday

[ August 3, 2013; ] The Louisiana Office of Tourism and Oxford American continue celebrating Louisiana’s year of music by taking the Louisiana Soundtrack Experience Series to Ferriday Aug. 3 with Great Balls of Fire: Delta Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll in Jerry Lee’s Hometown. The event will feature a concert, panel discussion and movie screening.

“Ferriday’s strikingly rich musical heritage [...]