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Pollinators with the Good Food Project at T.R.E.E. House
April 20, 2017 - April 20, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 10:00 AM

 Join the Good Food Project for a lesson on pollinators in the Community Garden at T.R.E.E. House.  Program is included in $4 admission. Children under the age of two get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ... read more
 
Doll/Stuffed Animal Clinic at T.R.E.E. House
April 22, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

 Join us at T.R.E.E. House for a doll/stuffed animal clinic! Bring in your favorite stuffed animal or doll and learn about what happens at a checkup! Nursing students from LSUA will be here to demonstrate.   Program is included in $4 admission. Children under the age of two get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent. ... read more
 
T.R.E.E. House Birthday Party
April 29, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 Come and celebrate T.R.E.E. House’s birthday with us! We will have crafts, cupcakes and activities!  Program is included in $4 admission. Children under the age of two get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ... read more
 
Hearts & Soles Afrikan Drumming & Dance Workshop
April 01, 2017 - April 01, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Register online here. In this free, high-energy workshop, participants will receive group and individual instruction in hand placement and basic rhythm patterns on the Afrikan djembe drum as well as basic Afrikan dance steps and sequences. Led by Bamboula 2000 founder Baba Luther Gray and Mama Jamilah Peters-Muhammed. Women and men, girls and boys of every age are encouraged to attend. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Everyone can enjoy at their own level!   SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS WORKSHOP. PREREGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED. A number of drums will be provided, however, participants who have their own drums are ... read more
 
Hallelujah: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen
April 22, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Jewish Temple (2021 Turner Street), Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Tickets available here. Hallelujah: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen A Fundraiser Concert to Benefit Alexandria Museum of Art April 22nd - 7pm Performance by Octavia Jackson Williams with Matt Henry Musical Accompaniment by Michael Sterne, Bud Albright, and Dale Lingenfelter.  $50 per person • Museum members $45  (plus online ticketing fee of $3.49) AMoA Members use discount code ... read more
 
Fox Theatre presents
April 06, 2017 - April 07, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Fox Theatre, Marksville (111 S. Washington Street), Time: 7:00 PM

 A romantic comedy by John Cariani Directed by Diane Falcone   About the play:   Almost, Maine: It's love...almost. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights dance in the star-filled sky above, Almost's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in John Cariani's delightful midwinter night's dream.   The cast features Allisa Bonaventure, Jamie Ducote, Caleb ... read more
 
April 06, 2017 - April 06, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Grant Junior High Gymnasium, Time: 5:00 PM & 7:00 PM

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Wearable Art: Bamboo Jewelry Workshop - Sankofa Cultural Collective
April 08, 2017 - April 08, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : Classroom C, 2nd Floor of Rapides Foundation Building, Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about bamboo's versatility. They will be introduced to various beading techniques and materials as they craft their very own bamboo jewelry. All crafting materials will be provided and participants will be able to take or wear their creation home. Ages 6 to adult will benefit most from this family-friendly event. (Children must be accompanied by adult.) Space is limited and preregistration is recommended, here https://sankofawearableart.eventbrite.com/ About the Artist A native of Alexandria, Louisiana, Lavalais has crafted his unique bamboo, metal, and semi-precious stone jewelry for more than thirty years. A self-taught artisan who has ... read more
 
The Louisiana College Wind Ensemble & the Red River Wind Symphony & Jazz Band present
April 11, 2017 - April 11, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 This concert featurings the LC Wind Ensemble, Red River Wind Symphony, and Red River Jazz Band, as well as Dr. Rick Brewer, president of Louisiana College. Concert will be conducted by Mr. Myron Turner. Concert begins at 7:00 PM.  Admission is free but donations will be accepted for the Rapides Parish Band ... read more
 
May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

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