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Art Camp #2: So You Like to Draw? (Ages 8+) at T.R.E.E. House
June 12, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  Register Online Here! Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum for Art Camp June 12 – 15.  Registration for Art Camp #2 is open to kids ages 8+, while Art Camp #1 is open to kids ages 4 – 7. Students ages 8-12 will sharpen their pencils and their drawing skills in this camp that focuses on using art to capture and express the world around them. Young artists will learn to draw from life and turn doodles into real drawings, with a focus on value (shading), form (developing realistic shapes), and composition. We will also concentrate on rendering the human face and ... read more
 
Buggin' Out Camp at T.R.E.E. House
June 26, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  Register Online Here! Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum for Buggin’ Out Camp June 26 – 29.  Registration for Buggin’ Out Camp is open to kids ages 4 – 12. This camp is all about bugs, insects, arthropods and more!  Open to children ages 4-12, students will learn about many native species and the roles they play in our ecosystem.  We will also learn from guest presenters who work with bees and other insects! Registration available for ages 4-12, and camp lasts from 9 AM to 12 PM. There is only room for 30 kids at this camp, so reserve your ... read more
 
American Heroes Camp at T.R.E.E. House
July 10, 2018 - July 13, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  Register Online Here! Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum for American Heroes Camp July 10 – 13.  Registration for American Heroes Camp is open to kids ages 4 – 12. Students ages 4-12 will have a great time learning about American heroes featured in folk tales, history, science and more!  If your little one has never heard of John Henry, Doolittle’s Raiders or Alexander Graham Bell, let us tell their stories!  Who knows what may inspire tomorrows legends and heroes. Registration available for ages 4-12, and camp lasts from 9 AM to 12 PM. There is only room for 30 ... read more
 
Alien Adventure Camp at T.R.E.E House
July 24, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  Register Online Here! Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum for Alien Adventure Camp July 24 – 27.  Registration for Alien Adventure Camp is open to kids ages 4 – 12. Get ready for a space- themed adventure for kids ages 4-12.  Students will learn about many elements of space travel, including current research and solar system exploration.  If you are looking for a camp that is out of this world, you have found it! Registration available for ages 4-12, and camp lasts from 9 AM to 12 PM. There is only room for 30 kids at this camp, so reserve your ... read more
 
Lagniappe Theatre Company presents Hairspray, Jr.
June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do! Purchase tickets online ... read more
 
Lagniappe Theatre Company presents Nunsense
July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00PM Sunday: 2:30PM

 Nunsense follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent. When their cook accidentally serves up some tainted soup, 52 of the sisters are poisoned and die, leaving only five living nuns who were not at home the day of the toxic meal. When the convent’s first in charge, Reverend Mother Regina, splurges on a plasma TV, the sisters find themselves strapped for cash, as they still have four dead nuns to bury (whose bodies are being stored in the kitchen freezer!). The nuns decide to put on a benefit performance of the musical Grease ... read more
 
Lagniappe Theatre Company presents The Little Mermaid
September 06, 2018 - September 09, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00PM Sunday: 2:30PM

 Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." ... read more
 
Lagniappe Theatre Company presents The Foreigner
November 01, 2018 - November 04, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00PM Sunday: 2:30PM

 The Funniest Southern Comedy ever written! Set in a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, "Froggy", a British demolition expert has brought along a friend, a shy young man named Charlie who is fearful at the thought of making conversation with strangers. So "Froggy," tells all the guests that Charlie is from a foreign country and can’t speak English. Hilarious intrigue ensues as Charlie finds himself witness to bizarre schemes and dark secrets by people who think he can't understand a word being said. The confusion fuels nonstop laughter leading to the unlikely and uproarious climax of this side-splitting and entertaining ... read more
 
Lagniappe Theatre Company presents Cenla Christmas Spectacular
December 08, 2018 - December 08, 2018
Event Category: Holiday
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 The Cenla Christmas Spectacular is back for its eleventh year; ready to bring you the same great yuletide entertainment that you’ve come to expect. Completely home grown here in Cenla. Featuring performing arts organizations from all over Cenla, performances by the Lagniappe Theatre Company, and your two favorite Cajun radio hosts Dirty Coutille and Jean “the Clod” Claude. Don’t miss your chance to have your Christmas Spirit lifted and have your funny bone tickled! Purchase tickets online ... read more
 
Martial Arts Summer Special!!
June 05, 2018 - June 28, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Master Rousseaus Taekwondo, Time: 6:30pm7:30pm

Martial Arts Summer Special!rn9 weeks training $149, uniform included. rnClasses for men, women, and children. rnNew session starts Tuesday, June 5th, 2018. rnPay one time all summer!rnRegistration and orientation starts at 6:30pm. rnrn3330 Jackson Street, Alexandria, LA 71301 ... read more
 
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