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Kiwanis of Greater Ouachita (Monroe and West Monroe) partnered with the Ouachita Parish Public Library in Bikes for Books. The Kiwanis Club donated a bicycle to each of the ten branches of Ouachita Parish Public Library and presented these prizes to high-achieving readers at a reception held at Louisiana Delta Community College, Milhaven Road campus, at 9:30 am, Friday, August 10.

Jenny Burnham / Masur Museum of the Arts

Masur Museum of Art is inspiring young artists to create and build their skills. The museum is hosting one-day art camps in June and July for ages 5-12. 

"Adventures in Art" is a camp for ages 5-8 which teaches drawing and design skills. Artist Jenny Burnham is leading the camp and guiding campers as they use sculpture, painting, and printmaking to create works of art to take home at the end of the day. The camp is June 4.

Walter Allen / SYAA

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts, or SYAA for short, is hosting its summer workshop series "Raise the Curtain!" during the summer of 2018.

Empty Bowls Fill Plates

Jan 19, 2018
Courtesy of Sarah Hoffman, Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana

Your empty bowl could fill another's plate Saturday, January 27 at Empty Bowls: A Serving of Food, Art, and Music! The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ouachita Candy Company Warehouse.

Empty Bowls is a fundraising event which benefits the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana. It presents local food, art, and live music. After a wildly successful first year in 2017, the Food Bank has decided to make this fundraiser an annual event in the community.