Category Archives: Events

Lily Orchid Days

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[ August 16, 2013 to August 18, 2013. ]

 

It will be hot but this is the time of the year that Carolina Lily (Lilium michauxii) and Yellow Fringed Orchid (Platanthera ciliaris) are in flower and perhaps yellow fringeless orchid (Platanthera integra) and crested yellow orchid (Platanthera cristata).  I and the Fort Polk crew will have located good spots for these plus other notable [...]

Art Classes at AMoA

[ July 20, 2013; 1:00 pm; August 17, 2013; 1:00 pm; September 21, 2013; 1:00 pm; ]  

Family Art Class Additions

Saturday, July 20, 1:00pm-3:00pm

“Pulp Art”
Description:
Families and kids of all ages will create colorful images using paper pulp, after discussing the work of Stewart Nachmias. Cast-off tissue, paper and fabric fibers find new life in these vibrant creations.
Cost: Free for AMoA members, $20 for Non-members

Saturday, August 17, 1:00pm-3:00pm

“Contemporary Native American Art”
Description:
Families and kids [...]

Family Art Class at AMoA

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[ August 17, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Contemporary Native Weaving
Sat., Aug. 17   1:00-3:00pm
Families and kids of all ages will explore ancient Native art-making techniques, with a modern twist!
Costs: Free for Musuem Member families; $20 for non-members
Call Jenny at (318) 443-3458 to sign up!

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Support Group Offers ‘Coping With Stress’ Presentation

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[ August 19, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, La – The Cancer Support Group at Rapides Regional Medical Center will hold its monthly meeting in the Cascade Room at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Monday, Aug. 19.

This month, an oncology social worker will lead a discussion on “Coping With Stress.” The presentation is for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Participants will [...]

Hiring Our Heroes – Military Spouse Employment Program

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[ August 21, 2013; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

Jackson St. Bridge to Close for Repairs

[ August 22, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), advises the public that beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:00 am, the Gillis W. Long Bridge (also known as the Jackson Street Bridge), US 165-B over the Red River, will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic for approximately 100 days.  The purpose of this [...]

Private Investigator Class Begins Aug. 22

[ August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – A 40-hour basic private investigator course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education Aug. 22-25.

The class will be from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day in South Hall. The course is designed to prepare students to take the Louisiana Private Investigator License Exam. The fee for [...]

Civil War Reenactment Demonstration

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[ August 24, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] 19th Louisiana Infantry Regiment Civil War Reenactment Demonstration
Fort Randolph, Pineville
Saturday, August 24th from 9am-2pm
The event will feature Confederate reentactors participating in drills, a small camp, and rifle demonstrations.  It is open to the public and everyone is invited to come and watch.
For more information, contact Richard Holloway at (318) 484-2390.

Alzheimer’s Association Educational Seminar

[ August 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]

NSU Scholarship Auction

[ August 24, 2013; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

Hundreds of exciting items will go for bargain prices on Saturday evening, Aug. 24, as Northwestern State hosts Scholarship Auction 2013 in Prather Coliseum, with proceeds generated from the bi-annual event supporting over 350 NSU student-athletes.

The Scholarship Auction has been held in odd-numbered years, on the Saturday night prior to the kickoff of the Demons’ [...]