February 2015 Calendar

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Arts

 

Ongoing-February: Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Exhibits.   The Cabrini Gallery will feature the artwork of Nina Stephens.  The gallery is located in the Outpatient Center on the 1st floor across from Radiology.  The Rapides Gallery will feature the art of Morris Taft Thomas.  The gallery is located in the South Tower between the ER and the lobby.  Cost: Free.  www.artsandhealthcare.org

 

Ongoing – February 21:  Trio:  Beyond Boundaries Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-5p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10a.m.-4p.m. Sat.  AMoA welcomes home three African American artists from Louisiana who have broken state boundaries, becoming successful nationwide.  The works of Malaika Favorite, Phoenix Savage and Cullen Washington, Jr. surpasses racial and cultural boundaries in their artistic themes and have encouraged others to do the same.  Cost:  $4 adults; $3 students/seniors/military; $2 youth 4-13; under 4 free.  Call Megan Valentine:  443-3458.

 

February 7:  Spanish Language Tour of Exhibitions and Artist Talk, Alexandria Museum of Art, Tour: 1-2p.m., Talk:  2-3:30p.m.  Have fun talking in Spanish and learning about the art of Spanish-speaking cultures.  Conversation, cultural exchange and fun!  Facilitated by Carlos Villaseñor Anaya (bilingual), International Consultant and expert in Cultural Development and Cultural Policy.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Amanda Guillot:  443-3458.

 

February 14: Adult Luminary Workshop, Alexandria Museum of Art, 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Make a luminary sculpture for the Illuminate the Arts! procession to be held during Spring ArtWalk in downtown Alexandria on May 1st. Delve into the mechanics and creativity behind illuminated sculptures and learn how to make your own!  Cost: $20 for members; $30 for non-members.  Call Cindy Blair: (318) 443-3458 or cindy@themuseum.org.

 

February 21:  Family Art Class:  Making Mixed-Media Magic, Alexandria Museum of Art, 1-3p.m.  Families and kids of all ages will learn about the work of Louisiana artists, Malaika Favorite, Phoenix Savage and Cullen Washington, Jr., and create their own meaningful sculptures by combing a variety of materials.  Cost:  Admission free for AMoA members; $20 for non-member families (up to 4 participants).  Call Cindy Blair:  443-3458.

 

February 21:  The Muse’s Art Kicks for Charity Benefit:  Shoe Art Workshop, Alexandria Museum of Art, 3-6p.m.  Participants will give back to the community, by designing and creating an original piece of art from sneakers.  Participants will work together to choose a charity, and the Art Kicks will be auctioned off at a later date to benefit the chosen charity.  Cost:  Admission free for ages 14-21.  Call Cindy Blair:  443-3458.

 

February 26:  Finding Your Aesthetics:  The Search for Artistic Meaning in Our Global Society, Art Lecture by Phoenix Savage, Alexandria Museum of Art, 6-7:30p.m.  How do we maintain artistic integrity as we wade through massive image stimulation unprecedented to the human eye?  AMoA visiting artist Phoenix Savage will speak about and lead a discussion of possible ways artists can find or create new channels of aesthetic creations in our crowded technological environment.  Cost:  Admission free for ages 14-21.  Call Megan Valentine:  443-3458.

 

February 28: Adult Art Class: Gouache Techniques for Beginners, Alexandria Museum of Art, 1:00pm-4:00pm.  Participants will be inspired by the works of exhibiting artist Belle Yang and will create a landscape painting using basic Gouache techniques.  Cost: $25 for AMoA members; $35 for non-members.  Call Nancy Noles: (318) 443-3458 or nancy@themuseum.org.

 

Music

 

February 13:  Victory Belles Concert, Coughlin- Saunders Performing Arts Center, 7p.m.  Sponsored by Alexandria-Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.  Be entertained by this charming vocal trio who proudly serve as ambassadors of the National WWII Museum.  Their spirited performances, which feature dazzling costumes, audience interaction, and musical hits such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree and God Bless America, all sung in rich, three-part harmony delight audiences around the world.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call APACVB:  442-9546.

 

February 19:  Acoustic Concert Series, Alexandria Museum of Art, 6:30-8:30p.m.  Live music, food and fun!  Every third Thursday, join AMoA for its most popular recurring social event.  Enjoy lively conversation with friends, connect with art, listen to music hosted by John Wakefield and featuring a guest musician, and snack on tasty food and drink.  Guest Musician:  Jazz Musicians, featuring Bill Connerly.  Cost:  Free for AMoA members; $4 for non-members.  Call Amanda Guillot or Steve Farnsley:  443-3458.

 

February 26:  Shreveport Opera, Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 7p.m.  Sponsored by Arts Council of Central Louisiana.  Tickets may be purchase by visiting www.ticket-central.org or by calling 445-7705.  Cost:  $25.  Call Brandy Wills:  455-7702.

 

February 27:  Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series, Alexandria Museum of Art, 7-9p.m.  Musical and spoken word performances, including open mic and featured performers, are presented by AMoA.  Promoting the art of spoken word and self-expression, and creating opportunities for poets.  Featuring Alexandria native and accomplished slam poet Sha’Condria Sibley.  Cost:  Free for AMoA members; $4 for non-members.  Call Amanda Guillot:  443-3458.

 

 

Events

 

Ongoing – February:  2015 Adult/YA BINGO Reading Challenge! All participating Rapides Parish Libraries, time:  regular hours of operation.  Kick off the New Year by challenging yourself to read more, to read more widely and to have fun doing it all.  Multiple ways to play, traditional or get creative and cheeky and find as many combinations you can.  Ages 18 and up.  Cost:  Admission free – must have library card (also free).  Call Suzanne DeKeyzer James:  445-2411 ext. 1060.

 

Ongoing-February: Blind Date with A Book, Westside Regional Library.  Spice up your reading life and go on a blind date with a book! If things don’t work out … oh well, bring it back with no hurt feelings and select another. Don’t forget to fill out a comments card and return it…a prize winner will be selected at the end of the program! Age-appropriate books will be selected for adults and teens. Cost: Free. Call: 318-442-2483 x1906. www.rpl.org

 

Ongoing-February: R.E.A.D:  A Celebration of Black History Month, King Branch Library. Promoting the importance of reading as a habit and promoting reading of African American History and Literature. This is a family-friendly activity. Cost: Free. Call: 318.445.3912. www.rpl.org

 

Ongoing-May 30: Seed Exchange Library Display, Rapides Main Library.  Customers with a library card will be able to come in and browse the non-hybrid seeds available and take packets to grow in their own backyard, container, or flower gardens. Then at the end of the growing season, the seeds they’ve saved from their plantings can be returned to swap seeds with other fellow gardeners in the area. This activity is family-friendly. Cost: Free. Call: 318-445-2411 x1036 or x 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 6: Wear Red for Women Day. Rapides Regional Medical Center encourages the community to wear red today to bring awareness to the fact heart disease is the number one killer of women. This should also serve as a reminder to women to schedule a visit with their physician for a heart-healthy checkup.

 

February 6:  Pineville Light the Night Mardi Gras Parade, Main St., Pineville, 5:30p.m.  The parade proceeds down Main St., crosses the Jackson St. Bridge and ends at the Alexandria Riverfront Center.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Madonna LeBlanc:  449-5660.

 

February 6:  Taste of Mardi Gras, Alexandria Riverfront Center, 6:30p.m. VIP entrance, 7:30p.m. general admission.  Sponsored by Cenla Chapter of Louisiana Restaurant Association.  Tickets and VIP tables available at the Alexandria Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.  General admission tickets available at Critic’s Choice, both locations, and Atwood’s Bakery.  Cost:  $20 advance adult; $10 children 10 and under advance; $25 adults at door; $15 children 10 and under at door; $400 VIP tables of 8.  Call Nick Carrozza:  729-6045 or APACVB:  442-9546.

 

February 7: RRMC Breastfeeding Class, Rapides Regional Medical Terrace Gallery Room, 9:00am-3:00pm.  Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and troubleshooting techniques. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for your baby. Research shows that learning about breastfeeding prenatally enhances your breastfeeding experience. The support partner/father is welcome to attend. Lunch is included.  Call: 318-769-4440.

 

February 7: Candied Yams & Cornbread, Rapides Main Library, 3:00pm to 4:00pm.  Master storytellers, Sylvia Yancy Davis and Rosa Ashby Metoyer will present stories in honor of Black History Month. Continuing the Black History celebration, head over to the Arna Bontemps African American Museum for “A Night at the Museum” to see Arna Bontemps family characters come to life! Performances by, Lumpy Grits, a literary and lyrical troupe from Shreveport. Both events are free and are family-friendly. Cost: Free. Call: 318.442.2483 x1906. www.rpl.org

 

February 7:  LA Political Museum Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Banquet, Winnfield, 4p.m.  Reception at the Museum from 4-5:30p.m.  Induction Banquet at the Winnfield Civic Center at 6p.m.  Cost:  $75 banquet; Admission free reception.  Call Carolyn or Angelia:  628-5928.

 

February 9: The Morning Widowed Persons Support Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11:00am.  This is an on-going support group for men and women whose spouse has died. There will be group sharing time and this group has trained outreach volunteers who are available to the newly grieving.  The Morning Widowed Support Group meets on the second Monday of each month and is sponsored by Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.  Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 9: Happiest Baby On The Block, Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Conference Room, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The program was created by Dr. Harvey Karp and is designed to teach parents simple, effective and fun techniques to quickly soothe their babies’ cries and help them to sleep a little longer. Cost: $30. Call: 866-581-36270.

 

February 11: Diabetes Group Class, RRMC Medical Terrace Auditorium, 9:00am-noon.  This program is designed for adults with newly diagnosed diabetes and for people needing a refresher course in diabetes management. This is a basic diabetes program; therefore no physician referral is required. The program content follows the American Diabetes Association guidelines and uses a variety of teaching methods to enhance learning. Topics include meal planning, monitoring blood sugar, medications, complications, and learning to deal with a chronic disease.  The course is taught by Sandy Couvillon, Registered Dietitian, and Amie Starks, Registered Nurse.  Space is limited; please pre-register. Cost: Free.  Call: (318) 769-3106.

 

February 11,18, 25:  Our Story Time with Ms. Deborah! Robertson Branch Library, 10:30am. Occurs every Wednesday morning, with stories and crafts. This is a family-friendly activity. Cost: Free.  Call: 318.640.3098. www.rpl.org

 

February 11:  LSUA Mardi Gras Parade, LSUA Campus, Noon -1:30p.m.  Everyone is invited to LSUA to enjoy the annual Mardi Gras Parade as various campus organizations and departments toss beads and candy to the crowd.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Eamon Halpin:  427-4468.

 

February 11: Child Safety Seat Check, RRMC Medical Terrace Driveway, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. A trained child passenger safety educator will take a look at your car seats, make sure they are not under recall, make sure the seat is installed properly and show you how to correctly install the car seat. The car seat check process takes between 15-25 minutes, depending on how many car seats are in the vehicle. Cost: Free.

 

February 12: My Name is Belle, Alexandria Museum of Art, 6:00pm.  My Name is Belle, a documentary which aired on PBS and won the 2007 CINE Golden Eagle award, recounts the story of artist and author Belle Yang using a narrative format with interviews and scenes from the artist’s life. The short documentary will be accompanied by a video reading of Foo, the Flying Frog of Washtub Pond by Belle Yang, as well as a dramatic reading from Yang’s graphic novel Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale.  The exhibition Crossing Cultures: Belle Yang, A Story of Immigration is currently on view at AMoA. Cost: Free.  Call: 318-443-3458.  www.themuseum.org

 

February 12:  Krewe of Antiqua Mardi Gras Party, Devine Providence Center, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, 6-9p.m.   Sponsored by Rapides Senior Citizens Center, Inc.  Think Mardi Gras is just for young folks?  Well think again and look again at the Krewe of Antiqua.  Come pass a good time and dance along with us!  Cost:  $3 for 59 and younger; $1 for 60 and older.  Call Office of RSCC:  487-1561.

 

February 12: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Seminar, Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Conference Room, 6:00pm. Please pre-register.  Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 13:  Hixson College Cheerleader-Classic Car Parade, Downtown Alexandria, 4:30p.m.  Sponsored by Hixson Autoplex.  See Alexandria Mardi Gras association website for additional information.  Call:  Daniel McGuffee:  561-5900 or 419-7216.  www.alexmardigras.com

 

February 14: 2nd Annual Creative Con: When Worlds Collide, Alexandria Mall, 9:00am to 6:00pm. This Rapides Parish Library event is open to all enthusiasts of Science Fiction, Fantasy books, movies, television series, board games, video games, steampunk, comics, anime, cosplay, fans and fanatics of all things weird and wonderful! This event is for teens, tweens and adults.  Cost: Free. Call: 318.442.2483 x1906. www.rpl.org

 

February 14:  AMGA 19th Annual Children’s Parade, Downtown Alexandria, 10a.m.  Entry applications and additional information on AMGA website.  Cost:  $100 per entry.  Call Jenna Bonner:  443-1200 or 542-9084.  www.alexmardigras.com

 

February 14:  Mardi Gras Party, Alexandria Zoo, 2-4p.m.  Sponsored by FOTAZ, City of Alexandria and Atwood’s Bakery.  Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Alexandria Zoo following the Children’s Parade.  Sweets by Atwood’s Bakery.  Entertainment.  Cost:  Regular Zoo Admission.  Call LeeAnn Whitt:  441-6810.

 

February 14:  Rapides Parish Library 2nd Annual Creative- Con, Alexandria Mall, 9a.m.-6p.m.  Sponsored by Rapides Parish Library Youth Services and Friends of the Rapides Parish Library.  The event gathers fans of books and all varieties of pop culture together in one place.  Activities include a variety of Fandom panel discussions and best costume.  Remember, it was a book before it was a movie, game or TV show.   Cost:  Admission free; all ages welcome.  Call Tammy DiBartolo:  442-2483 ext. 1906.

 

February 14:  Second Saturdays at the Museum, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-2p.m.  Free admission to AMoA every Second Saturday with arts activities for kids, live music, art exhibitions and original local art in our gift shop.  There’s always something to explore!  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Jenny Gallent:  443-3458.

 

February 15:  AMGA 22nd Annual Krewes Parade, Mid City, 2p.m.  Texas Ave., Memorial Dr. and North Blvd.  Additional information and complete route can be found on website. Cost:  Admission free.  Call Chris Chelette:  623-7359.  www.alexmardigras.com

 

February 18: La Leche League Meeting, Rapides Westside Regional Library Branch, 10:00am. La Leche League meetings emphasize the joys of breastfeeding while they inform and encourage mothers who wish to nurse their babies. Mother-to-mother support is at the heart of La Leche League: getting to know other women who have breastfed their babies can be helpful and reassuring. All mothers and mothers-to-be are welcome. Babies and children are welcome too! Cost: Free. Call Meghan: (318) 769-9386.

 

February 19: Techie Thursday, Westside Regional Library, 10:00am to 12:00pm. Bring your tech toys and join the open forum style get-together. Ask all the questions you have about using email, iPads, smartphones and the latest hi-tech gadgets we have and don’t fully understand. This program is for adults. Cost: Free. Call: 318.442-2483. www.rpl.org

 

February 19: Parkinson’s Support Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11:00am-12:30pm.  This group meets on the third Thursday of each month and is open to anyone who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their family/caregiver.  We offer educational handouts and programs plus a chance to share with others. Lunch is provided by Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Please pre-register. Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 19: See A Tale Told! Movie Night, King Branch Library, 4:30pm to 6:00pm.  James Brown recalls a life with a turbulent childhood where music was his only constructive release for his passions in Get On Up: The James Brown Story. James would also become a peacemaker who redefined and raised the African-American community’s feeling of self-worth when it was needed most. Refreshments served. Cost: Free.  Call: 318.445.3912. www.rpl.org

 

February 19: Pink Ribbon Club, Christus Cabrini Cancer Center, 5:30pm.  This breast cancer support group is for education, advocacy and support of breast cancer patients and survivors. Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 19: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Support Group, Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Conference Room, 6:00pm. Please pre-register. Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 20-22:  42nd So Rare Antique Show & Sale, Country Inn & Suites, 10a.m.-6p.m. Fri-Sat., 11a.m.-4p.m. Sun.  Sponsored by Pineville High School Rebel Club.  Featuring dealers from Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.  Items include antique furniture, oriental rugs, china, crystal, Victorian and depression glassware, pottery, estate and vintage jewelry, silver, textiles, linens, tapestries, artworks, lamps, tools and war memorabilia.  Cost:  $8.  Call Carman Luneau:  451-7529.

 

February 20:  Art Alfresco, Downtown Cultural Arts District, 5:30-10:30p.m.  Sponsored by Arts Council of Central Louisiana.  Purchase high quality art while walking downtown and listening to music and visiting your favorite downtown venues.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Brandy Wills:  455-7702.

 

February 21: Prepared Childbirth Class, RRMC Medical Terrace Gallery Room, 9:00am – 2:00pm.  This one-day class, taught by a certified childbirth instructor, prepares couples for the actual delivery. Topics include stages of labor and delivery, when to go to the hospital, pain management, assisted delivery, Cesarean birth as well as a tour of Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital. A light lunch will be provided. Call: 318-769-4440.

 

February 21: Heart Risk Assessment Day, Christus Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Atrium, 9:00am-noon. Screenings will include blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and BMI. Please pre-register. Cost: Free. Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 21:  Free Safety Day, Rousseau’s Taekwondo, 10-11:30a.m.  Master Rousseau’s and DARE partner for this fun filled safety day that discusses stranger danger, abduction prevention and much more.  Master Rousseau’s Demo Team will perform.  Register at Master Rousseau’s Facebook page.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Master Rousseau:  443-8066.

 

February 21: Author Meet & Greet: Dianne Hollis Lundy, Boyce Branch Library, 11:00am to 12:00pm.  Dianne Hollis Lundy, author of The Girl from Nip ’n’ Tuck, will discuss teaching in Boyce, Lecompte, and Pineville. This event is for adults. Cost: Free. Call: 318.793-2182. www.rpl.org

 

February 23: The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  This group is designed for Caregivers and/or family members of those diagnosed with Alzheimer/Dementia. We offer educational handouts, sharing time, and lunch is provided by Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.  The Alzheimer Support Group meets on the fourth Monday of each month.  Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 23: The Alzheimer’s Activity Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The activity group will be offered for those with Alzheimer’s disease.  The staff from Emeritus Senior Living will offer appropriate activities with a fun, hands-on approach.  This group meets on the fourth Monday of the month in conjunction with the Caregivers Support Group.  The caregiver must attend the Caregivers Group and stay on campus during this group time.  Lunch is provided by Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.  Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 23: Sibling Class, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Cascade Room, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. This class is offered to children expecting a little brother or sister. It helps them understand where mom is when the baby is being born and lets them know how important it is to become a big brother or sister. The ideal age for this class is 3-10. Registration is required. Cost: Free. Call: 877-801-8441.

 

February 26:  H2O – Helping 2 Overcome Homelessness, Emmanuel Baptist Church Parking Lot, 10a.m.-Noon.  Sponsored by Volunteers of America.  VOA along with other community partners provides instant, on-site services to the homeless or imminently homeless population.  Food, clothing, housing options, haircuts and medical screenings are available at no charge.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Tracey Antee:  442-8026.

 

February 26: Health & Societal Disparities: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare in Central Louisiana, Alexandria Convention Hall, 10:00am-1:00pm.  With the closure of Huey P. Long and full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare delivery system in this area is very different compared to years past. The purpose of this symposium is to provide information that will assist in the understanding of this still evolving healthcare landscape.  Call Ronald Goudeau: 318-487-5396.

 

February 26:  Black History Month Celebration, Pineville Senior Center, 2p.m.  Sponsored by Rapides Senior Citizens Center, Inc.  Seniors from all 15 RSCC Senior Centers will take part in this celebration of the significant, positive influence African-Americans have had and still have on our society.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Office of RSCC:  487-1561.

 

February 26: Muscular Dystrophy Support Group, RRMC Medical Terrace Gallery Room, 6:00pm.  Meetings include guest speakers and access to staff from the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Call: 337-234-0088.

 

February 28: Sankofa Cultural Collective’s Black History Month Reading Club, 3:00pm to 5:00pm.  Reading and Discussing Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward. Ward was the winner of the 2011 National Book Club Award for Fiction. This activity is for adults. Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318.445.2411 x 1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 28:  Christus Cabrini Winter Ball, Paragon Casino Resort, 7p.m.  Sponsored by Christus Cabrini Foundation.  Entertainment will be Neal McCoy.  Proceeds will benefit Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital health initiatives.  Cost:  $3,500 gold table of 10; $3,000 silver table of 10; $2,000 patron table of 10; $175 individual tickets.  Call Theresa Slater:  448-6580.

 

March 5:  A Taste of the South Symposium, Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, 6-8p.m.  Sponsored by Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site and the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana.  Social hour with food and music from the Civil War era and a historical presentation at the Forts.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Don Fontenot:  484-2390.

 

March 6:  The Red River Campaign Symposium, Kent Plantation House, 6-8p.m.  Sponsored by Kent Plantation House and the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana.  Wine and cheese reception followed by a guest speaker on the topic of the Red River Campaign.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Kent Plantation House:  487-5998.

 

March 6 – 7:  Life on the Battlefield, Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, 9a.m.-2p.m. Fri., 9a.m.-Noon Sat.  Living history demonstrations and campfire tours.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Don Fontenot:  484-2390.

 

March 7 – 8:  Baseball Game & Battle Reenactment, Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, 1-2p.m.  On Saturday watch as Union soldiers playing a baseball game on the future site of Fort Randolph are surprised by Confederate soldiers, based on actual events, and on Sunday Union and Confederate reenactors battle near the Forts.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Don Fontenot:  484-2390.

 

Sports

 

February 5-26: Yoga Classes, Cabrini Mediplex Yoga RX Room, 4:00pm – 5:15pm.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.  These classes are on-going and meet every Monday and Thursday.  Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 10, 17 and 24:  Yoga in the Gallery, Alexandria Museum of Art, 5:30-6:30p.m.  Yoga is offered free of charge every Tuesday at AMoA.  Yoga instructor, b. Hedrick is an ascetic Taoist yogi with fourteen years of yoga practice.  Yoga Tao is for all experience levels, incorporating spirit-mind-body techniques.  Cost:  Admission free.  Call Jenny Gallent:  443-3458.

 

February 10, 17, 24: Run GDN, Spirits Food & Friends Patio, 6:15pm.  Run GDN can be whatever you want it to be! If you want to show up every week and sign in to let us know you’re here, that is great, and we will track your participation and reward you with a FREE PINT every 6 runs! Alternately, if you just want to show up whenever you are free and know that there is a fun group of folks to run and have a beer with, that’s great too!  All paces are welcome. Seriously. Period.  Cost: Free.

 

February 11, 18, 25: Wake Up Yoga Class, Cabrini Mediplex Yoga RX Room, 9:30am-10:30am. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a Yoga mat.  This is an on-going class and meets every Wednesday.  Call Becky Watkins: 448-6938.

 

February 17, 20-21 and 27-28:  LSUA Basketball, LSUA Campus, 7p.m.

Cost:  $5.  Call Julia Cromm:  473-6408.

February 17:   LSUA VS LSUS
February 20: 10:  LSUA VS Langston
February 21:  LSUA VS Bacone
February 27:  LSUA VS Texas College
February 28:  LSUA VS Paul Quinn