Category Archives: Events

Rapides Parish Schools Open Houses


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

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 [...]

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.

The Peacekeeper Coalition (Neighborhood Watch Meeting)

[ August 12, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Peacekeeper Coalition (Neighborhood Watch Meeting)
Monday, August 12th at 6pm
Homewood Baptist Church
Located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson St, Alexandria
Call (318) 442-7887 for more information.

Art Exhibit at Rapides Cancer Center


[ August 12, 2013 to August 16, 2013. ] You are invited!  The Lilly Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey will be set up in the Rapides Cancer Center Lobby on Friday, Aug. 9 – and open to the public for viewing Aug. 12-16.
Lilly Oncology On Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey is an art competition and exhibition that honors the journeys [...]

Vitter Announces Town Hall Meetings August 13-22

[ August 13, 2013 to August 22, 2013. ] (Monroe, La.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced that he will host town hall meetings next week to hear from constituents in Ouachita, Franklin, Grant, Avoyelles, and East Baton Rouge Parishes. Vitter will also speak at the West Monroe – West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce luncheon, visit the Duck Commander headquarters and visit Ascension [...]

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.  [...]

Final THINKAlex Community Meeting


[ August 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] What’s THINKAlex?  THINKAlex is a bold and innovative community-driven initiative focusing on creating effective, longterm, strategies and solutions for transportation, land use, housing, zoning, and a revision of the municipal development code.

This initiative is a significant step forward facilitating a participatory design process fueled by ideas and contributions from the Alexandria community. Since its inception, [...]

Live Acoustic Concert Series

[ June 20, 2013; 6:30 pm; July 18, 2013; 6:30 pm; August 15, 2013; 6:30 pm; September 19, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]  




Live Acoustic Concert Series

Come out and enjoy live music in a casual coffee house atmosphere in our café where various local and regional musical guests join host John Wakefield!

Cost: Free for AMoA members, $4 for Non-members, $3 for students/seniors/military

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

Acoustic Concert Series at AMoA Presents Rick Adams


[ August 15, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8:30pm
Join Rick Adams for the release of his CD “No Cover at the Door.” Rick offers up a foot-tapping blend of blues, country, bluegrass and roots music.  Songs are all original or new arrangements of traditional tunes.