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Boy Scout Sleepover at T.R.E.E. House
January 11, 2019 - January 11, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Click Here to Register Online!  Join us at TREE House for a Boy Scout sleepover! All ages welcome. $25 per scout. One adult chaperone per troop. Includes: Pizza, snacks, crafts and activities Please bring: Sleeping bag and pillow toiletries Boy Scout approved pinewood derby car kit (available at hobby lobby) No electronics/gum We will be working on: Railroading Merit Badge Adventures in Science journey Knot Tying Pinewood Derby Workshop Pre-registration is required by Jan 4, 2019 Register by calling TREE House (318) ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Cupcake Wars
January 17, 2019 - January 17, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will be decorating cupcakes! Secret judges and ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Love Your Selfie
February 21, 2019 - February 21, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will working on build our self esteem as well as kindness toward others, complete with a selfie station! Love your ... read more
 
Aquila Theatre’s Frankenstein - Arts Council of Central Louisiana
February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets!   Aquila Theatre, based in New York City, is the foremost producer of touring classical theatre in the United States, visiting 50-60 American cities per year.   The Arts Council is proud to present Aquila Theatre performing the classic Frankenstein at Coughlin-Saunders PAC on Friday, February 22nd. Time TBA. Written two centuries ago in 1818 by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus, is the first true science fiction novel. Years ahead of its time, the story has since become the inspiration for countless film and stage adaptations. Frankenstein is a living, breathing, gruesome outcome of scientific discovery. The piece raises an important ... read more
 
Tiempo Libre - Arts Council of Central Louisiana
April 19, 2019 - April 19, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! Three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin bands today.  Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages, and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms. Throughout the past 14 years, the band has appeared around the globe and has been featured on television shows including The Tonight Show, Live from Lincoln Center, and Dancing with the Stars as well as many entertainment programs on Univision and Telemundo. Since the group’s ... read more
 
Lightwire Theatre's
January 25, 2019 - January 25, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! Lightwire Theatre returns to Coughlin-Saunders performing Arts Center with the beloved tale of The Ugly Duckling. Lightwire Theater is an award-winning company that produces glow-in-the-dark shows meant to entertain audiences of all ages. On Friday, January 25th, 2019 the company will perform their rendition of The Ugly Duckling, a classic story given an original and illuminated twist. A dazzling and high-tech production, the performance includes sets, costumes, puppets and props that light up in the dark through the innovative use electroluminescent (EL) wires. As the lights go out and bright, colorful shapes come to life in the dark, ... read more
 
Drop In Art Series at AMoA
January 01, 2019 - January 01, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

 Drop In Art Series at the Alexandria Museum of Art This is a drop in event - no need to register!*   Drop In Art classes are for any and all skill levels seeking a relaxed creative environment. This on-going series for adults offers instruction, experience with other dry mediums, constructive critique, and inspiration from exhibitions.    All materials are provided.   • Beginners - develop your right brain drawing skills. • Intermediates - great for constructive critique. • Advanced students - a perfect opportunity to draw in the gallery on your own. Some gallery chairs are available.   2018 ... read more
 
Open Mic Comedy Night at Huckleberry Brewing
January 31, 2019 - January 31, 2019
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Huckleberry Brewing Company (4724 Sterkx Rd), Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Huckleberry After Hours presents an Open Mic Comedy Night! Starting in October, this event will take place on the last Thursday of each month and will start at 8pm! Anyone who is interested in making people laugh, drop us a line or contact the host, Mark ... read more
 
Watercolor Painting Class at Main Library
January 02, 2019 - January 02, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Main Library (411 Washington Street), Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 Local artist Laura O’quinn leads a hands-on demonstration introducing basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting. Registration by phone required. Contact 318-445-2411 x 1036 for more ... read more
 
Singer-Songwriter Night at Huckleberry Brewing
January 02, 2019 - January 02, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Huckleberry Brewing Company (4724 Sterkx Rd), Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On the first Wednesday of every month, Huckleberry Brewing Company will hold a Singers-Songwriters Night in the taproom! Hosted by CJ Ward, this event will showcase several local musicians in the area, and will also provide for an open jam! For more info, please contact CJ or swing by the taproom. Cheers! ... read more
 
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