Cenla Author’s Club Meeting

Westside Regional Library 5416 Provine Pl, Alexandria, LA, United States

Dr. James P. “Jim” Barnett, author of over two dozen books covering Louisiana history will be the featured speaker.


Lauren Vaughn Memorial 5K Run/Walk

Alexandria Senior High Alexandria, LA, United States

The Lauren Vaughn Memorial 5K Run/Walk (LV5K) will be held at the Alexandria Senior High School softball field to remember and honor the life of Lauren Vaughn and her commitment to the field of medicine. Money raised will go towards the Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship at NSU for the Accelerated BS to BSN Program to […]

Pockin’ on the Bayou

Downtown Cottonport

Come for the fun, leave with a memory and maybe a trophy! On Holy Saturday, the Cottonport Women’s Commission capitalizes on a local tradition with the Pockin’ on the Bayou Easter Festival. Head to the Cotton Queen Square for the Easter Bonnet contest, pirogue races, a 5K run, and much more, leading up to the […]

Easter on the Red River

Ben Routh Recreational Park Ben Routh Rd, Effie, LA, United States

The events begin at 11:00am with Easter Bonnet/Hat Contest, Cake Walk, and silent auction.  Egg decorating judging and Children’s Egg Knocking Contest begin at noon.  A Children’s Egg Hunt is scheduled to follow at 12:30pm and an Egg Toss at 1:00pm.  Contest winners are awarded prizes at 1:30pm.  At 2:00pm, the adults will compete in […]

Marksville Easter Egg Knocking Contest

Marksville Courthouse Square

Come out on Sunday, March 31st to compete with your eggs trying to claim the bragging rights to having the toughest egg.  The process of elimination contest begins with one person ‘pacques’ their egg on the opponent until a crack is heard.

Creativity Launch Pad—Watercolor

Alexandria Museum of Art 933 2nd St, Alexandria, LA, United States

Launch your creativity in this on-going adult (21+) art education series for any and all skill levels seeking a relaxed creative environment in which to learn, receive instruction, experiment with mediums with other adults. Launch Pad classes offer a rotation of mediums to provide a well-rounded art experience, designed for the beginner, intermediate and advanced […]

$10 – $20

Rouge Krewe

Alexandria City Hall 915 3rd St, Alexandria, LA, United States

Spring into AlexRiverFête on the steps of City Hall for a Downtown Party of music, dancing, and fun! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Rain site: Convention Hall.


Kent House Spring Herb Day Festival & Sale

Kent Plantation House 3601 Bayou Rapides Rd, Alexandria, LA, United States

An amazing selection of quality herbs and bedding plants will be for sale with gardening experts on hand to help select the perfect plants for your yard or home.  Browse the wide assortment of local arts, crafts and food vendors as well as a gigantic indoor Yard Sale. Herb Day and the Yard Sale serve […]

Boom on Main

Downtown Many

In years past, Main Street in Many has been lined with vendors offering a variety of items  ranging from spring wreaths, yard flags, beautiful plants, as well as local artwork. With this year’s Events in Many Committee bringing local food trucks, sno-cones, lemonade, arts and crafts, woodworking, jewelry, planter boxes and more, it promises to […]


Intro to Judaism

Jewish Temple 2021 Turner St, Alexandria, LA, United States

Have you ever wanted to know more about Judaism?  Are you in an Interfaith Relationship?  Do you have questions about what is happening in the Middle East?  Then, this class is for you. Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh will give a brief overview of Jewish beliefs, history, customs, holidays, life cycle events, and more. Please pre-register by […]