Heart of Worship Church invites you to “Impact 2012”. Please join area first responders and local officials as they unite to support the efforts of our local Volunteers of American-Central Louisiana on Sunday, July 8th from 1 to 5 p.m. Enjoy hotdogs & hamburgers and live Christian bands at Heart of Worship Church grounds at 2720 Highway 28 East in Pineville. Take a tour of a SWAT truck, fire truck, police car and motorcycles. Ticket events include jumpers, rock wall, slides and cook-off samples. For more information, please call 729-3605.
07/02/12 – 07/15/12
City Park Players presents “Forever Plaid” on the Hearn Stage in the Kress Theatre in downtown Alexandria. Show dates are July 5th thru 8th and July 12th thru 15th. Showtimes are 7:30 Thursdays thru Saturday, and 2:30 Matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $7 for students. For reservations, please call 484-4478 or e-mail CityParkPlayers@gmail.com.
07/02/12 – 07/06/12
“Help Us Help Others” Cancer Benefit Fish Fry on behalf of Chris and Deb Gagnard. Catfish plates will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, July 6th in the Den on the 2nd floor of the Granberry Conference Center on the Louisiana College campus. To pre-order, please call 487-7171. Donations will be gladly accepted. For more information, e-mail Paul Richmond at email@example.com.
06/22/12 – 07/08/12
The “Patriot Tour” makes its way through Central Louisiana Sunday, July 8th. Every year, the Nation of Patriots organizes a national effort that pays tribute to and honors all of America’s Armed Forces – Past, Present & Fallen. The “Patriot Tour” shows America’s support, thanks and united pride by passing one American Flag throughout the country. Join the ride from Renegade Harley-Davidson to Blue Bayou Harley-Davidson in Monroe. Sign in at 8 a.m. with Kickstands Up at 8:30. The ride is open to all makes & models and donations can be made day of the ride. All proceeds benefit the Nation of Patriots in support of our Veterans.
06/08/12 – 07/28/12
The Good Food Project at the Food Bank of Central Louisiana has scheduled several gardening classes for the Summer. The classes will be taught by GFP director Lori Garton at the Food Bank at 3223 Baldwin Avenue in Alexandria, behind Sam’s Club. Classes are:
Vermiculture – Friday, July 6th
Organic Pest Control – Friday, July 20th
Edible Weeds – Saturday, July 28th
All classes are at 9 a.m. Due to limited space, all participants must register in advance by calling 445-2773.
06/22/12 – TFN
“Charity Miles” is a new iPhone and Android app that enables people to earn money for charity while walking, running or biking. The app allows you to earn money for the Food Bank of Central Louisiana through the Feeding America network. “Charity Miles” is now available to download for free in the iPhone and Android. For more information, please contact the Food Bank of Central Louisiana at 445-2773.
06/22/12 – TFN
Every time you drive… look for Motorcycles! At intersections… “Look Twice & Save A Life!” Most motorcycle collisions with other vehicles occur at or near intersections. Most of these collisions are the result of the motorist violating the motorcyclist right-of-way. Many of these collisions occur when a motorist pulls across the path of, or turns into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. Please…. “Look Twice & Save A Life!”