Art Exhibition - Painting a Nation: Hudson River School Landscapes from the Higdon Collection
August 8-12, 2017
Location: Alexandria Museum of Art
Back to School Bash
Saturday August 12th 1-3pm
Free activities, crafts, and entertainment to get you classroom ready! Greetings with GUMBO the alligator and a FREE inflatable obstacle course for the kids!
Frosty Factory Comedy Open Mic Night
Tuesday August 15th
1410 Jackson Street
Do you think you have what it takes to become the next big comedy star? If so, try out your act on the Frozen Factory stage. This Tuesday night, The Frosty Factory presents a FREE open mic for professional and amateur comedians to test new material and to develop their acts. If you are interested in participating, sign up begins at 7 p.m. with the show kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Drink specials all night, so come ready to laugh and have a good time! ** Must be 21 or older **
As Young As You Feel Day
Main Branch Rapides Parish Library
Thursday August 17th 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Participants age 50 and up will have a wonderful time playing games of the past and present. Do not miss out on the fun! A light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Contact 318-445-2411 x1036. This event is sponsored by Amerigroup. (Adults) FREE
T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum Solar Eclipse Viewing Preparation
Saturday, August 19th 1-4 PM
1403 Third Street
Join us at T.R.E.E. House for a lesson on how to properly view the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21!
Program is included in $5 admission. Children under the age of two get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent.
$5 per person - Children under the age of 2 get in free
Main Movie Mania: Fantastic Beasts
Saturday August 19th 1-3pm
Grab your friends, family and the kids and come and watch the movie. This film is rated PG-13. Don't miss it! Refreshments served. Call 318-445-2411 x1036 to register. (Family-Friendly) FREE
Blues, Brews & BBQ
Saturday August 19th 6-9pm
Alexandria Museum of Art
Join more than 1/3rd of Louisiana's Craft Brewers under one roof...sample all the beer and chow all the BBQ. Plus you get the Blues with Jimbo Mathus and the Squirrel Nut Zippers. Tickiets are $50.00 in advance.
Conceal Handgun Training
Saturday August 26 8am - 5pm
Holiday Inn Express Alexandria
2340 North MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
On August 26th I will be conducting a Training Class that is a prerequisite for obtaining your CHL from the LSP. The classroom training will be held at the Holiday Inn Express on McArthur Dr. in Alexandria. The fee is $100 per student, or $150 per couple. Gear needed: A handgun of your choice, a holster, at least 36 rounds of ammo, and an open mind to learning with a teachable attitude. If you have any questions, either inbox me, or text my cell at 318-542-1748. I have 11 spots remaining. If you want to pay with a CC, You can via paypal to email@example.com and reserve a spot.
Jason Robbins Instructor
Dutch Oven Gathering
Saturday August 26th 9 am
Fort Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers
Demonstrations begin at 9am. Pots on the table at Noon. Takes place every fourth Saturday of the month.
No charge for food, however, donations are accepted. **Park Entrance Fees Apply**
For more information, call Laurie Smith at 985-445-9944 or look for us on Facebook.
Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers is a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society.
$4 per person ages 4 to 62
El Karubah Cenla Shrine Circus 2017
Saturday August 26th & Sunday August 27th
With three rings of affordable family fun, "The Shrine Circus" will thrill fans of all ages. Come see the death-defying aerial acts, animal attractions including tigers and elephants. In addition to the performing acts, kids will have the unique opportunity to ride and pet different types of animals.
*** Acts are subject to change ***
Saturday, August 26th * 10 AM, 2 & 7 PM
Sunday, August 27th * 2 & 6 PM
Rapides Parish Coliseum
5600 Coliseum Boulevard
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
$12 Adults - Children Under 12 "Free" with purchase of an adult ticket