February 2016 Calendar

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Arts

 

Ongoing-February: Arts & Healthcare, Inc. Exhibits. During February, Arts & Healthcare, Inc. will exhibit the photography of Gary Collins in the Cabrini Gallery for Reflection and Healing (located in the Outpatient Center, 1st floor).  The colorful art of Charlie White will be featured in the Rapides Gallery (located in the South Tower between the lobby and the ER).  Cost: Free. Call: 318-769-7602. www.artsandhealthcare.org

 

Ongoing-February 20: Aaron Douglas & Arna Bontemps: Partners in Activism, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-5p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10a.m.-4p.m. Sat. AMoA and Arna Bontemps African American Museum have partnered to display this exhibition highlighting artist Aaron Douglas and author Arna Bontemps. Paintings and illustrations by Douglas will be paired with writings by Bontemps to create a unique exhibition of work by two influential African American artists and educators. Cost: Visit www.themuseum.org for prices. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

Ongoing-February 20: Harmonic Fascination: The Art of Max Papart, an AMoA 4.0 Beta Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-5p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10a.m.-4p.m. Sat. This exhibition will look into Papart’s artistic development, from his classical drawing through his paintings, prints, and his exploration of a few other mediums. Cost: Visit www.themuseum.org for prices. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

Ongoing – February 20: On Ancient Wings: The Sandhill Cranes of North America, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-5p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10a.m.-4p.m. Sat. This exhibition serves to highlight the cranes as well as the work to preserve this species in Louisiana and other locations throughout the country. Cost: Visit www.themuseum.org for prices. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 26: Art Exhibit and Reception, River Oaks Art Square, 1330 Second Street, 5-7p.m. Sponsored by River Oaks. Exhibit featuring artists, Martin Welch, Denise Lott, and Lindsay Moore. Cost: Free and Open to the public. Call Rachael Dauzat: 318-473-2670.

 

Music

 

February 4: Abendmusik Alexandria: Infinite Possibilities, The Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre, 6 p.m. Sponsored by Arts Council of Central Louisiana. Listen and watch as Masahito Kuroda explores past, present, and future of the euphonium. Hear this member of the tuba family in various guises as Kuroda performs the music of composers like Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich in addition to lesser known names like John Boda. Visit ticket-central.org for tickets. Cost: General Admission $10, to add appetizer plate, $5. Call Jackson Harmeyer: 318-484-4467.

 

February 18: “A Recital of Harlem Renaissance Music” with Janese Lewis, Alexandria Museum of Art, 6p.m. As part of our Aaron Douglas & Arna Bontemps: Partners in Activism exhibit, this evening of music will take us back to the Harlem Renaissance, and the time of Aaron Douglas and Arna Bontemps. Visit www.themuseum.org for more information. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 19: African American History Month Concert, Asbury United Methodist Church in Natchitoches, 7:00pm.  Featuring musicians from New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. CDs and related items will be available for purchase after the concert.  Cost: Free. www.nps.gov

 

February 21: John DeChiaro in Concert, First United Methodist Church in Alexandria, 2:00pm.  Classical guitarist John DeChiaro will present a benefit concert, with proceeds funding Alice’s Home for Unwed Mothers.  Call: 318-442-4504.

 

March 3: Abendmusik Alexandria: A Musical Journey, The Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre, 6p.m. Sponsored by Arts Council of Central Louisiana. Join guitarist John DeChiaro for a worldwide tour of classical masterpieces. Our travels will take us to Great Britain through the music of John Dowland, France via Maurice Ravel’s famous Pavane, Spain by way of Isaac Albeniz, and back to America for rags by Scott Joplin. Visit ticket-central.org for tickets. Cost: General Admission $10, to add appetizer plate $5. Call Jackson Harmeyer: 318-484-4467.

 

March 5: A Time to Reflect and a Time of Renewal, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 7:30pm.  Red River Chorale presents “A Time to Reflect and a Time of Renewal”, which features John Rutter’s “Requiem,” and also includes works by Gabriel Faure’, Robert Powell, and Michael Haydn. Tickets are available from any Chorale member, Red River Music, www.redriverchorale.com, www.ticket-central.org, and at the door if space is available. Cost: $15.00 adults; $5.00 students. Call: 318-484-4463.

 

Events

 

February 4: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Seminar, Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Conference Room, 6:00pm. Please pre-register.  Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 5: 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. Call: 318-769-3135.

 

February 5: Taste of Mardi Gras, Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Second Street, 7:30PM. Sponsored by Cenla Chapter of Louisiana Restaurant Association. Tickets can be purchased at the following locations in Alexandria: Atwood’s Bakery, Critics Choice, (both locations) and the Alexandria Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Cost: $20 Adults, $10 Children ages 10 and younger, VIP tables $400 for table of 8. Call APACVB: 318-442-9546 or Nick Carrozza: 318-729-6045.

 

February 5: Hixson College Cheerleader & Classic Car Parade, Downtown Alexandria, 4:30p.m. Sponsored by Hixson Autoplex.  Cost: See AMGA website for cost, www.alexmardigras.com. Call Daniel McGuffee: 318-561-5900 or 318-419-7216.

 

February 6:  RRMC Breastfeeding Class, RRMC 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. Please pre-register. Call: 318-769-4440.

 

February 6: AMGA 20th Annual Children’s Parade, Downtown Alexandria, 10a.m. Sponsored by Alexandria Mardi Gras Association. Entry applications and additional information can be found on the AMGA website, www.alexmardigras.com. Cost: $100 per unit entry fee. Call David Foster: 318-623-7957.

 

February 6: Author Talk: Sudie Landry, Johnson Branch Library, 10:00am-12:00pm.  Author Sudie Landry prefers to promote the concepts she has learned rather than promote herself. Faith has been an important key in her life and because of this she able to share how she was able to survive severe abuse and retain a healthy mind. Cost: Free. Call: 318-776-5153. www.rpl.org

 

February 6: Celebrating Black History Month with Master Storyteller Rosa Metoyer, Johnson Branch Library, 10:00am-11:00am.  Friends of the Johnson Library presents a special black history program, featuring master storyteller Rosa Ashby Metoyer.  Cost: Free. Call: 318-776-5153. www.rpl.org

 

February 6: Tween Advisory Group and Teen Advisory Board Members Mardi Gras Party, Rapides Main Library, 12:00pm-2:00pm. Come play X-Box One games, Wii games, eat, and have a great time! Call and reserve your spot today. Pre-registration is required. Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318-445-2411 Ext. 1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 6: Mardi Gras Party, Alexandria Zoo, 2-4p.m. They all ask for you at the Alexandria Zoo! Tour the zoo and enjoy a little Mardi Gras lagniappe with music and refreshments. Cost: General Admission prices. Call Zoo Office: 318-441-6810.

 

February 7: AMGA 23rd Annual Krewes Parade, Mid City Alexandria, 2:00p.m. Sponsored by Alexandria Mardi Gras Association. Additional information and route can be found at www.alexmardigras.com. Cost: Free to the public. Call Chris Chelette: 318-623-7359.

 

February 7: Alcohol & Tobacco Free Parade Zone, City of Alexandria Youth Complex, corner of Masonic Drive & Texas avenue. 11a.m.-2p.m. Call Jennifer Gilchrist: 318-201-4083.

 

February 8: The Good Mourning Widowed 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: 318-448-6938.

 

February 8: Artistic Endeavors, Gunter Branch Library, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Come and enjoy an evening of good company, crafts and fun. Each participant creates their own masterpiece. Doing an activity together as a team creates lasting memories! Bring a friend, son, daughter, spouse, someone you enjoy spending time with, and make something special together! All supplies are provided Pre-registration is required and space is limited.  Cost: Free. Call: 318-443-7259. www.rpl.org

 

February 9, 16 & 23: Library Babies: Storytime, Gunter Branch Library, 9:30am-10:00pm. Storytime and playtime for parents and their babies ages 6 months to 24 months. Cost: Free. Call: 318-443-7259. www.rpl.org

 

February 10: Diabetes Group Class, RRMC Medical Terrace Auditorium, 9:00am – Noon. This program 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; reservations are required.  Call: 318-769-3445. www.rapidesregional.com

 

February 10: MOMS Club Social, Rapides Westside Regional Library Branch, 10am. We are a support group designed just for you, the at-home mother! You are interested in the world around you, want a variety of activities for you and your children, and are proud of your choice of at-home mothering for your families! Please join us for snack, story time and adult conversation. Cost: Free. Call Meghan: 318-769-9386. E-mail: momsclubofalexandriaarea@hotmail.com.

 

February 10: Storytime with Gwen “Ms. Chocolate” Williams, Rapides Main Library, 10:00am-11:00am. Join us in celebrating Black History Month with storyteller Gwen “Ms. Chocolate” Williams. Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318-445-2411 x1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 10: Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide, Westside Regional Library, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Join Harvey Norris, LCSW from the Alexandria Louisiana VA Health Care System as he presents a monthly discussion group for Veterans and their families on how to talk to Veterans in crisis. Cost: Free. Call: 318-442-2483. www.rpl.org

 

February 10: Child Safety Seat Check, RRMC Medical Terrace driveway, 2:00pm-5:00pm. In this event, 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. The seat checks normally are held the second Wednesday of each month. Cost: Free.

 

February 11: ALS Support Group, RRMC Medical Terrace Gallery Room, 6:00pm. These support group meetings are open to persons with ALS, their families, caregivers and friends to provide information about ALS and the various resources available. Call: 800-891-3746 ext. 3. E-mail: brittly.godfrey@alsalams.org.

 

February 12: Star Wars Parent’s Night Out, T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum, 6-9p.m. Sponsored by T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum. Cost: $20 per person. Call Marissa Sonnier: 318-619-9394.

 

February 13: 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. Please pre-register. Call: 318-769-4440.

 

February 13: Adult Studio Workshop: Luminaries, Alexandria Museum of Art, 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Have you ever said: I wish AMoA would have a class for grownups on how to make those awesome luminaries I see in their processions?” Well, we do! Sign up for this class to come learn just how to do it, and come back for our procession and show off your creation. AMoA members save money…so join today at www.themuseum.org. Cost: $20 for AMoA members, $40 for non-members. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 13 and 27: Simplemente Español, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m. – Noon. Interested in practicing your Spanish? Join the “Simplemente Español Club.” Tour AMoA, and talk about the art with others in Spanish! Cost: Free. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 13: Second Saturday at the Museum, Alexandria Museum of Art, 10a.m.-4p.m. Cost: Free. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 13: Cupcakes with Cupid, Johnson Branch Library, 10:00am-12:00pm. Come hear stories of love and friendship and then create your own Valentine’s Day cupcake! All supplies are provided. Registration is not necessary, but it is encouraged in order to make sure there are enough cupcake sweetness for everyone!  Cost: Free. Call: 318-776-5153. www.rpl.org

 

February 13: Family Studio Workshop: Art like Max Papart, Alexandria Museum of Art, 1-3p.m. Children of all ages will enjoy our family classes taught by AMoA educators. Parents/grandparents and children create art together while learning about the Museum’s current exhibitions. Create fun and colorful art like AMoA Collection Artist Max Papart. Cost: Free for AMoA families up to 4; $20 for non-members.

 

February 13: The Muse Luminary Workshop, Alexandria Museum of Art, 1-5p.m. Have you ever said: I wish AMoA would have a class for young adults on how to make those awesome luminaries I see in their processions?” Well, we do! Sign up for this class to come learn just how to do it, and come back for our procession and show off your creation. Cost: Free for ages 13-21. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 13: Oh How I Love Thee, Gunter Branch Library, 1:00pm-2:00pm. Teens and tweens having the Saturday slumps? Not when you can come to the library and create something sweet and delicious for your special Valentine!  All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Cost: Free. Call: 318-443-7259. www.rpl.org

 

February 13: Candied Yams and Cornbread, Rapides Main Library, 2:00pm-3:00pm. Annual Black History month program with master storytellers, Sylvia Davis and Rosa Metoyer. Come and listen to songs, tales and stories from the past. Fun for the entire family! Cost: Free. Call Karla Kirby: 318-442-2483 x 1904. www.rpl.org

 

February 15: Sankofa Cultural Collective Monday Night at the Movies, Coughlin Hall Nursing Auditorium, 6:00pm.  Screening of the 2013 film “Fruitvale Station”, based on events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man killed in 2009 by a transit police officer in Oakland, California.  Cost: Free.  www.sankofacc.org

 

February 16: RRMC Sibling Class, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital Cascade Room, 6:30pm-8:00pm.  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: 318-769-3445.

 

February 17: La Leche League Meeting, Rapides Westside Regional Library Branch, 10am. 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. E-mail: lllofcenla@gmail.com.

 

February 17: Cenla Women’s Connection Luncheon, Conference Center at the Greens, 12:00pm. Program features include special music with Rosa Fields and “Finding a True Friend” presented by Teena Myers.  Cleaning out your closet?  Bring an item or two for our Accessory Swap—gently loved purses, shoes, scarves and costume jewelry. Please pre-register by Friday, February 12th. Cost: $16.00. Call: 318-481-7880.

 

February 17: Plastic Surgery–A New You, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital Cascade Room, 6:00pm.  Plastic surgeon H. Stephen Maguire, M.D., hosts this monthly after-hours discussion on various plastic surgery topics. The topic for February is “Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy”. Please pre-register.  Cost: Free. Call: 318-442-5800.

 

February 18: As Young As You Feel, Rapides Main Library, 10:00am-12:30pm. Participants age 50 and up will have a wonderful time playing games of the past and present.  Do not miss out on the fun!  A light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318-445-2411 x1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 18: 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. Special guest speaker this month will be Julia Harrison-Sketo from Elite Physical Therapy. Julia is a physical therapist who is certified in the BIG program and will explain the benefits. Call Becky Watkins: 318-448-6938.

 

February 18: 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 18: 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 18: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Support Group, Cabrini Women’s & Children’s Hospital Conference Room, 6:00pm. Please pre-register. Call: 866-581-3627.

 

February 19-21: 43rd Annual “So Rare” Antique Show & Sale, Country Inn & Suites, 10a.m.-5p.m. Fri. & Sat. 11a.m.-4p.m. Sun. Sponsored by Pineville High School Rebel Club. Items include antique furniture, oriental rugs, china, crystal, glassware, pottery, estate and vintage jewelry, silver, textiles, linens, tapestries, artworks, lamps, tools, war memorabilia, maps, sporting goods and toys. Featuring dealers from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Dakota, Mississippi, Texas, Alabama and Louisiana. Cost: $8 per person. Call Carmen Luneau: 318-451-7529.

 

February 20: CPR Class, 1831 Turner Street, 8a.m. Sponsored by YWCA of Alexandria-Pineville. Cost: See website, www.ywcaalex.org. Call YWCA: 318-445-8880.

 

February 20: Lego Club, Rapides Main Library, 10:00am-12:30pm. Teens and tweens: join us for a theme building challenge each month! Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318-445-2411 x1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 20: Christus Cabrini Winter Ball, Alexandria Riverfront Center, 7p.m. Sponsored by Christus Cabrini Foundation. Entertainment will be Diamond Rio. Proceeds will benefit Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital renovations to the intensive care unit. Cost: Gold Table of 10 $3,500, Silver Table of 10 $3,000, Patron Table of 10 $2,000, Individual tickets $175. Call Theresa Slater: 318-448-6580.

 

February 20: 3rd Annual Creative Con, Alexandria Mall, 10a.m. – 6p.m. Sponsored by Rapides Parish Library. The 3rd Annual “Creative Con” gathers fans of books and all varieties of pop culture together in one place. Activities include a variety of Fandom panel discussions and come dressed as your favorite book, comic, or movie character and compete for best costume. It was a book before it was a movie, game, or TV show. Open to children of all ages, teens, and adults.  Cost: Free. Call Tammy DiBartolo: 318-442-2483 x 1906.

 

February 22: The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11:00am – 12:30pm.  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: 318-448-6938.

 

February 22: The Alzheimer’s Activity Group, Cabrini Mediplex Serenity Room, 11:00am – 12:30pm.  The activity group will be offered for those with Alzheimer’s disease.  The staff from Brookdale 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: 318-448-6938.

 

February 22: Sankofa Cultural Collective Monday Night at the Movies, Coughlin Hall Nursing Auditorium, 6:00pm.  Screening of the 1999 film “A Lesson Before Dying” based on the novel by Ernest Gaines. A young black man is falsely accused of killing a white shop owner in pre-Civil Rights Era Louisiana. Cost: Free.  www.sankofacc.org

 

February 24: Cenla Babywearing, Rapides Westside Regional Library Branch, 10am. Come learn how to safely wear your baby in different types of babywearing methods. Cost: Free.

 

February 26: AMoA Culinary Art Series Fundraiser, 6:30p.m. AMoA Culinary Art Series events are hosted by board members in their homes. In February, join Liz and Robert Ratcliff and Kristina and Tommy McBride at the Ratcliff home for the “!Viva Cuba!” dinner. Cost: $75 per person, limited number of tickets available. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 26: Sankofa Cultural Collective Film Screening and Symposium, Westside Regional Library, 6:30pm-9:30pm.  Film screening and discussion of Fruitvale Station. Based on events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man killed in 2009 by a transit police officer in Oakland, California. Cost: Free.  www.sankofacc.org

 

February 27: 2nd Annual Authors’ Showcase: Celebrating Creativity, King Branch Library, 10:00am-2:00pm. A gathering of African American authors from around the state of Louisiana share their talent and creativity through their works of fiction, non-fiction, prose, and Christian writings. Our guest authors talk about the challenges they face as writers, and highlight their successes as artists in the very competitive world of book publishing. Cost: Free. Call: 318-445-3912. www.rpl.org

 

February 27: 3D Design 101 For Beginners, Westside Regional Library, 10:00am-11:30am. Learn how to create your own 3D designs! The class will teach participants how to use TinkerCAD, a free and easy-to-learn online applications anyone can use to create and print 3D models. Access to email is required during the session, please come with an email address. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Cost: Free. Call Faith Johnson: 318-445-2411 Ext. 1036 or 1030. www.rpl.org

 

February 27: Video Gaming at the Library, Johnson Branch Library, 11:00am-1:00pm. Come play video games and have a blast! Challenge fellow gamers to contests of skills! Discover new games and make new friends! All games are appropriate for tweens and teens. Cost: Free. Call: 318-776-5153. www.rpl.org

 

February 27: Sankofa Cultural Collective Book Symposium, Rapides Main Branch Library, 1:00pm-3:00pm.  Discussion of the New York Times Bestseller “Between the World and Me”, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates as a letter to his teenage son, exploring feelings, symbolism, and realities associated with being black in the United States. Cost: Free.  www.sankofacc.org

 

March 6: 4th Annual Tour for Hope, 2:00pm-4:30pm.  Tour the homes of Mike Small, Mike & Sheri Grant, and Dr. & Mrs. Lacy Shaw, with proceeds benefiting the Hope House of Central Louisiana.  Cost: $30 (advance); $35 (day of).  www.cenlahopehouse.org

 

 

Sports

 

Ongoing-February: Yoga Classes, Cabrini Mediplex Yoga RX Room, 4:00pm-5:15pm.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat.  These classes meet every Monday and Thursday.  Call Becky Watkins: 318-448-6938.

 

February 5: LSUA vs Langston, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

February 6: LSUA vs USW, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

February 9, 16, 23 and March 1: Yoga in the Gallery, Alexandria Museum of Art, 5:30p.m. Yoga is offered free of charge every Tuesday at AMoA thanks to a grant from the Rapides Foundation. 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: Free. Call AMoA: 318-443-3458.

 

February 10, 17, 24 & March 2: 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: 318-448-6938.

 

February 19: LSUA vs St. Thomas, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

February 20: LSUA vs Texas College, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

February 23: LSUA vs LSUS, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

February 27: LSUA vs Paul Quinn, LSUA Campus, 7p.m. Call Larry Cordaro: 318-619-2968.

 

March 5: 2016 CENLA Heart Walk, Downtown Amphitheatre, 8a.m. Sponsored by American Heart Association. Join us for the 2016 Cenla Heart Walk to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living in an environment that is fun for the whole family. Cost: Free. Call Adrianna King: 800-257-6941 x 6172. www.cenlaheartwalk.org

 

March 8: Hixson Ford ProAm Golf Tournament, OakWing Golf Club, Assigned tee times. Sponsored by Hixson Ford and Children’s Miracle Network. This golf tournament is a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network. Each team will play a professional golfer from the Adams Golf Pro Tour. There will be assigned tee times. Golfers will receive invitations to the Pro-AM Golf Party on Monday, March 7th and the Pro-AM awards party on Thursday, March 10th. Cost: $1,000 per team of three (3) amateurs and one (1) professional golfer. Call Craig Campo: 318-561-0260.

 

March 9-12: 2016 Coca-Cola/Wal-Mart Open, OakWing Golf Club. Sponsored by Adams Golf Pro Tour and Children’s Miracle Network. Alexandria will host the Adams Golf Coca-Cola/Wal-Mart Professional Golf Tournament. Approximately 150 professional golfers will participate in the tournament. Spectators are welcome. Cost: Free. Call Craig Campo: 318-561-0260.