Category Archives: Events

The Peacekeeper Coalition Meeting

[ October 21, 2013; ] The Peacekeeper Coallition, Inc. (Neighborhood Watch Meeting) is schedule for Monday, October 21st At Homewood Baptist Church located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson Street, Alexandria, La. at 6:00 p.m.

Any questions contact: (318) 442-7884

German high school band to perform at NSU

[ October 21, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Rittersberg Big Band, a jazz band from Rittersberg High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany, will perform at Northwestern State University’s Magale Rectial Hall Monday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.  The band is touring the United States this month with stops at several high schools and universities where they perform concerts with local jazz [...]

Regular Meeting of the Garden District Neighborhood & the Polk Street Area

[ October 22, 2013; ] Tuesday, Oct 22, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Public Safety Complex, 1000 Bolton Ave
Featured Speaker: John Dean, Regional Foods Systems Planner at CLEDA
Other Agenda Items:
-Nomination of Garden District Neighborhood Foundation- Alexandria, La 2013-14 Officers and Board
-Proposed merge of the Polk Street Area Neighborhood Group & the Garden District Neighborhood Foundation
-Update from Alexandria, La Police Department on arrests [...]

NSU Chamber Choir to perform Tuesday

[ October 22, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Benjamin Britten in its fall concert on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Dr. Burt Allen will conduct the Choir.

The choir will perform Britten’s “Rejoice in the [...]

Coats for Kids

CoatsforKids

[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ]

To you, it’s just an old coat. But to an underprivileged child, it’s a warmer winter. It’s time to clean out your closet and help keep a kid warm this winter.

Please help us in our mission collecting Coats for Kids. Donate a new or gently used coat, sweater or jacket at a drop-off location near [...]

Free Legal Clinic at Rapides Parish Main Library

[ October 24, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—The Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project, Inc. will present a Free Legal Clinic on Thursday, October 24, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rapides Parish Main Library, located at 411 Washington Street in Alexandria, Louisiana.  Local volunteer attorneys will be available to prepare simple or living wills and power of attorneys, both [...]

Master Farmer University in Alexandria

[ October 24, 2013 to October 25, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The Louisiana Master Farmer program will offer a two-day workshop – called Master Farmer University – at LSU in Alexandria on Oct. 24-25, in which participants will be able to complete the first two of three phases of the program.

“The Master Farmer program allows producers to implement best management practices for all [...]

Trick-or-Treat Street at LSUA

[ October 24, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
ALEXANDRIA, LA – Disney characters, mad scientists, Smurfs, Saints, witches, goblins and more Halloween favorites will be taking over the streets of LSUA at the annual Trick-or-Treat Street set for Thursday, October 24.

Student organizations, faculty departments, and administrative staff create uniquely themed booths around campus to give out candy and other special treats. LSUA is [...]

Zoo Boo at the Alexandria Zoo

ZooBoo

[ October 24, 2013 to October 26, 2013. ] Dates: Thursday, October 24; Friday, October 25; Saturday, October 26
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Admission: $6 (Ages 1 & older)
It’s ALL TREATS and NO TRICKS at Cenla’s largest family-friendly Halloween Party! Alexandria Zoo’s ZOO BOO is three nights of SPOOKTACULAR, SCARE-FREE fun for kids 12 and younger.  Enjoy sweets and treats along the traditional trick-or-treat [...]

Drive Through Flu Shots At The Rapides Parish Health Unit

Flu

[ October 25, 2013; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Drive-Through Flu Shots
Where:  Rapides Parish Health Unit
When:  Friday, October 25, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Who:  Anyone
How much:  $10 maximal charge; no charge for Medicaid or Medicare Part B (with card)
Remember, get the shot, not the flu!  For information, please call 318-487-5282 or 318-487-5186