Category Archives: Events

NSU softball, baseball teams plan joint reunion

[ October 18, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Alumni of Northwestern State’s baseball and softball programs will gather Oct. 18-19 during 2013 Homecoming activities for the first joint reunion involving the sports, including a slow pitch softball game involving the Demons and Lady Demons.

Registration and a complete schedule for the reunion is on the events button of the NorthwesternAlumni.com website, the official [...]

NSU will present inaugural Homecoming Festival

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will present the first-ever Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival in downtown Natchitoches on Friday, Oct. 18.  The event is open to the public and will include musical entertainment by MoJeaux (mojeauxband.com) on the riverbank stage, as well as food vendors, a mechanical bull and other attractions.  This year’s Homecoming [...]

Guided Canoe Tour At Chicot State Park

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[ October 19, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m., for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake.

The site naturalist will take participants through the cypress-tupelo lake to learn more about the plants and animals that can be found in it. Canoeing experience is recommended. [...]

Montessori Educational Center Fundraiser

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[ October 19, 2013; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]

Cenla Racing for a Cure for Breast Cancer

[ October 19, 2013; ] Susan G. Komen is proud to announce the 2013 CenLa Race for the Cure will be held October 19, 2013 in downtown Alexandria, LA. This local race not only honors Breast Cancer Survivors, but raises needed funds that will be awarded through grants to local programs to provide breast cancer screening, treatment and education; in [...]

Art alumni picnic Saturday

[ October 19, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The annual Art Alumni Picnic and Exhibition will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the Northwestern State University Alumni Plaza.  Featured artists this year are Phyllis Lear (1992), Melinda G. Parrie (2003) and Jordan Wade (2013).  The event is part of the university’s Homecoming celebration.

The Orville G. Hanchey Gallery will [...]

Schools compete for Clarkson concert, share of $3.25 million

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[ October 19, 2013; ] Wal-Mart, AT&T, Verizon & State Farm team up for teen driver safety event in Alexandria, LA. Oct. 19, 2013

– It’s a sobering statistic: Teenage drivers are three to four times more likely to be in a fatal crash than are adult drivers.

Wal-Mart, AT & T, Verizon & State Farm are joining forces to help reduce [...]

Rodney Carrington Coming to Paragon

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[ October 19, 2013; ] Marksville, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited announce the return of the multi-talented stand-up comedian, actor and country music artist, Rodney Carrington to the Mari Showroom on Saturday, October 19th. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $37 each and are on sale now.

As a triple threat artist, [...]

Fall Trash Bash

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[ October 19, 2013; ] The Leesville Mayor’s Women’s Commission and the Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee invite you to join us for the Fall Trash Bash!
Saturday October 19, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
Meet at Liberty Garden (across from the library)
11:00 a.m. Hotdogs, Drinks, Dessert and DOOR PRIZES!!!!
Curb your: *Trash *Junk *Broken Things *Bagged Leaves  CASH FOR TRASH!!!!

Student/youth organizations may compete for [...]

Montessori Educational Center to host 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser

[ October 19, 2013; ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]