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City Park Players Auditions - The Laramie Project
February 02, 2019 - February 04, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Lobby of the Kress Theatre, Time: Saturday: 10 AM, Monday: 6 PM

The Laramie Project By Moisés Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater Project AUDITIONS: FEB 2 - 10am FEB 4 - 6pm All auditions are a cold read. PERFORMANCES: APRIL 4-14 Drama - 4 men, 4 women (doubling, flexible casting) THE STORY: In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, severely beaten, and left tied to a fence in the middle of the prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming. His bloody, bruised, and battered body was not discovered until the next day, and he died several days later in an area hospital. His name was Matthew Shepard, and ... read more
 
Mardi Gras Party at the Alexandria Zoo
March 02, 2019 - March 02, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Zoo, Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The animals are askin' for you at Alexandria Zoo! Don your purple, green and gold and parade over to the Zoo for the Mardi Gras Party. Sink your teeth into a delicious slice of Atwood’s Bakery king cake, mambo to live music, and visit with costume characters. Regular Zoo admission. FOTAZ members are free with card and photo ID. Sponsored by Friends of the Alexandria Zoo, Atwood's Bakery, and City of ... read more
 
The Muse Fairy Garden at the Youth Art Month Festival
March 09, 2019 - March 09, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 9:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you enjoy creating Fairy Gardens? We'll be showing off all your Fairy Garden pieces during our Youth Art Month Festival here at AMoA. Bring your materials and install your piece beginning at 9:45 am on March 9th at the Alexandria Museum of Art. We will have some materials available such as scissors and glue. This event is FREE to participants between the ages of 13 and 21. Click here to register ... read more
 
March 28, 2019 - March 28, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 More information to come about this concert of stunning vocal music appropriate to the season of Lent. Check back soon for additional ... read more
 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Red River Dance Theatre Company
March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Event Category: Dance
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: Friday - Saturday: 7:00 PM, Sunday: 2:00 PM

Red River Dance Theatre Company is proud to present their spring ballet prouction, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Based on the Grimm's Fairy Tale, the dancers will tell the story of Snow White, the Evil Queen, and those little people in the woods. Come and enjoy the intimate setting of the Kress Theatre, where you will not miss a step! Tickets will be available ... read more
 
Ignite the Mic Slam Poetry Contest
February 23, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 7:00 PM

 Calling all Poets! The Ignite the Mic Slam Poetry Competition will be held on February 23 at 7 PM at the Hearn Stage. Poets must be 18 or order. Send a video of your performance (3 min. or less) Must be an original piece $50 to spit, $500 winner-take-all.  Send submissions to gentlesherry@yahoo.com by January 25th. For more info, call Sherry at (318) ... read more
 
Girls in STEM - Spa Science at T.R.E.E. House
February 23, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do your girls love to make bath bombs, soap, face masks and lip gloss? Then this is the class for them! Girls ages 6 to 13 can participate in this fun workshop at T.R.E.E. House! The workshop will take place on Saturday, February 23rd from 9 AM to 12 PM. The cost is $20 per child. Space is limited so call (318) 619-9394 to ... read more
 
Art Workshop at T.R.E.E. House
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kids ages 6 to 12 can participate in this fun art workshop at T.R.E.E. House! The workshop will take place on Saturday, February 9th from 9 AM to 12 PM. . The cost is $20 per child. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. Call (318) 619-9394 to ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - We Can Build It!
March 21, 2019 - March 21, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM

Scouts of all ages are welcome to join T.R.E.E. House for Scout Night on Thursday, March 21st at 6:00 PM! The cost is $10 per Scout, which includes fun patch.  Admission is free for troop leaders and parents! We will have STEM building challenges!   Preregistration is required to receive fun patches. Please call the museum at (318) 619-9394 to reserve your spot!   ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Love Your Selfie
February 28, 2019 - February 28, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM

Scouts of all ages are welcome to join T.R.E.E. House for Scout Night on Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 PM! The cost is $10 per Scout, which includes fun patch.  Admission is free for troop leaders and parents! We will working on build our self esteem as well as kindness toward others, complete with a selfie station! Love your Selfie!!   Preregistration is required to receive fun patches. Please call the museum at (318) 619-9394 to reserve your spot!   ... read more
 
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