Mar 31 Friday
The Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana will host its Annual Meeting and Awards on March 31, 2023, recognizing staff service, awarding community service and welcoming newest board members. Guests can hear first hand experience of the work the Children's Coalition does from those who are served.
The 15th Annual Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale features vegetables and herbs, houseplants, tropical plants, flowering vines, wildflowers, flowering trees, annuals, perennials, ornamental shrubs, and lots of native plants, too.
Local master gardeners will be available to help those attending select the best plants for yards and gardens, answer questions, provide gardening tips and help load cars.
Southern University at Shreveport will host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit that raises awareness about the All of Us Research Program. The experience will allow interested visitors to join the program right on board, where they can answer surveys and give their physical measurements and blood and urine samples. All of Us aims to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs. To do so, All of Us is asking 1 million volunteers to share different types of health and lifestyle information—like where they live, what they do, and their family health history.
Shreveport native, former LSU football player, and current NFL player Greedy Williams will be on-site at SUSLA raising awareness of the All of Us Journey and the All of Us Research Program’s work in Shreveport. He will be with the All of Us Journey from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and again from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
This family dinner theatre at the NELA Children's Museum includes a kid-approved meal and interactive play with Mother Goose and friends.
Apr 01 Saturday
This trail run is a 5 mile, 10 mile, and 20 mile race set in the beautiful Lincoln Parish Park.
A portion of the proceeds benefit the Christian Community Action Charity of Ruston.
North Louisiana Makers and Producers Market is a community service that gives our area a way to come together and get to know their local makers and producers.
For vendors, the fee is $55 per year, or $20 for one month. The event allows no resale or. All items, livestock, and produce must be homemade, handcrafted, or hand raised. The event is a makers and home producers market.
More information is available from Carla Gardner Nelson at 318-372-4753 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The magical World Ballet Series: Cinderella is coming to the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center. An enchanting story for all ages with classical ballet, a touch of humor, and a "happily ever after." This show includes a multinational cast of 40 professional ballet dancers with over 150 stunning hand-sewn costumes. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.
Apr 04 Tuesday
The collection contains drawings dating from the 1600's to the 21st century, demonstrating the variety of drawing used in the different time periods.
The Drawn from the Bible collection will be on display from April 4 through December 31, 2023.
This Biedenharn exhibit features over 35 drawings and sketches illustrating Bible stories. "Drawn from the Bible" has works dating from a circa 1650 Italian drawing of the Holy Family to images drawn in 2010 and a piece by Henri Matisse. The drawings will be augmented with illustrated Bibles from the Biedenharn collection.