Registrations are being taken now for Camp Ch-Yo-Ca a non-denominational Christian camp in Calhoun. For over 50 years campers have come to Christ in deeper ways through their experiences at camp. For more details, call 397-2313.
Watching Your Ps & Qs Cooking Skills Series
If you want to cook AND enjoy it, but you’re not sure where to start? Join For His Temple Family Foods for their Watching Your Ps & Qs Cooking Skills Series. This is a 4 part series teaching the basics of cooking. The classes will meet monthly on Saturday mornings from 10a to 12p at 315 Woods St, West Monroe. For more details, call 791-5956.
ULM Catholic Campus Ministry Lenten Fish Fry
ULM Catholic Campus Ministry has begun their Lenten Fish Fry through April 12th at 911 University Avenue. It’s from 11a until 1p. A donation of $10 is requested, $8 for students. Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more. For more details, call 343 4897
Relay For Life NELA
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of NELA will be Friday March 15th at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center. It starts at 6p. There will be live music, a first responders tug of war and a glow run. All cancer survivors get a free shirt and a meal. For more details call 325-9160.
Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana
Join Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana for their first Super Saturday of 2019! They will be celebrating their youth volunteers with opportunities for service learning hours as well as hosting activities for children. They will have playground cleanup, garden maintenance and more! It’s Saturday March 16th from 9a until 12n. For more details call 323-8775.
ULM Dance Marathon
The 2nd Annual ULM Dance Marathon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network is Saturday March 16th beginning at 11a at the Bayou Pointe Student Event Center at 100 Warhawk Way, Monroe. There will be games, learning dances, stories from patients and much more. To register go to dancemarathon.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org. For more details, call 342-5216
The Louisiana Food & Music Festival
The Louisiana Food & Music Festival is Saturday March 16th from 10a until 4p at the Downtown Monroe RiverMarket. This festival highlights the rich culture of music and food in our state. The day features a variety of artists and it is a family friendly event with free admission. For more details, call 807-9985.
Monroe Symphony Orchestra International Journey
Enjoy a journey around the world with music from France, Austria, Russia, and America, as the Monroe Symphony Orchestra presents their International Journey. It’s Saturday March 16th at The Assembly in West Monroe. The show begins at 7p and tickets are $25.00. For more details call 387-1500.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Saturday March 16th will be Household Hazardous Waste collection day at the Ike Hamilton Center in West Monroe. Hours are 9a until 1p. A sampling of items that will be accepted include oil and latex paints, stains, automobile batteries, household batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, oil filters, and much more. This is for household waste only. For more details call 355-5622.
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Come have fun at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade activities Saturday March 16th at Kiroli Park in West Monroe. There will be a bicycle parade, face painting, live music, bouncers and much more. This is a family friendly event that will begin at 10a. For more details call 396-4016.
Sweet Treats for a Cool Cause
The Food Bank of NELA “Sweet Treats for a Cool Cause” Fundraiser at Eskamoes at 703 McMillan Road West Monroe is scheduled for Tuesday March 19th from 5p until 8p. Just mention the Food Bank and 15% of your purchase will be donated back to the Food Bank. For more details call the Food Bank at 322-3567.
Cancer Families Fellowship & Prayer
All cancer families are invited to a time of fellowship and prayer at Faith United Methodist Church in West Monroe, Wednesday March 20th at 6:30. There will be a free dinner at 5:45. For more details go to faithmethodist.net, or call 396-0326.
UCA Glow Run
The UCA Glow Run, a 5K/1 mile trail run at Lake D’Arbonne State Park is Saturday April 6th beginning at 5p. Register before March 22nd and get a Tshirt and a discounted entry fee. This run supports Union Christian Academy and 20% of proceeds go to Grace Place Ministries. For more details call 368-8890 or go to unionchristianacademy.org.
Phantom of the Opera
Visual and Performing Arts at ULM will present he Phantom of the Opera at Brown Theatre at ULM, Thursday through Sunday, March 21st through 24th. The shows will be at 7:30 nightly and 2:00 on Sunday. For more details call 342-3811.
Shindig 2019 will be happening Friday March 22nd at MBH Farm on Carey Nelson Rd. in West Monroe. There will be a live and a silent auction, catering by Catfish Charlie’s, live music and much more. It all benefits the Ouachita Council on Aging. For more details, call 387-0535.
Family Campfire Night
Family Campfire Night is Friday March 22nd at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge in the Amphitheater. It starts at 7:30. There will be s’mores, campfire songs, skits and of course a scary story. It’s Free. For more details call 387-1114.
Dr. Mike Brown of Strength and Wisdom Ministries
Faith Christian Church will be having revival services with Dr. Mike Brown of Strength and Wisdom Ministries Friday through Sunday, March 22nd-24th. Friday and Saturday services will start at 7:00 pm, and Sunday morning will be at 10:00 am. The church is located at 1411 Hwy 15 in West Monroe. For more information call 396-1300.
Race 2 Grace
The 7th annual Fair Park Baptist Church Race 2 Grace is set for Saturday March 23rd at 4:30p. You can register online at raceentry.com, then search race 2 grace. For further information call the church at 396-6306.
Louisiana Delta Ballet Coppelia
Louisiana Delta Ballet presents Coppelia at the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center Saturday March 23rd at 7p. This is a charming, classical ballet for children and the young at heart. Tickets are $25.00. For more details call 329-2225.
Kids Fishing Day
Kids Fishing Day for ages 6-12 is Saturday March 23rd at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge. It’s sponsored by the Monroe chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association. There will be 6 activities for kids to participate in to earn a junior fishing badge. It’s from 10a until 1p and it’s Free. For more details call 387-1114.
The Color Me KD 5K Run
The Color Me KD 5K run is Saturday March 23rd at Forsythe Park in Monroe. Registration begins at 7:30a with the race beginning at 9a. All proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse of America and the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home. Registration fee is $25.00. For more details, call 329-2439.
Do Good Date Night
Do Good Date Night is scheduled for Friday March 29th at the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana, 4600 Central Ave, Monroe. This is a chance to combine date night with volunteering and making a difference in the community. After you complete the service project, there will be a meal from JAC’s Tailgaters. It’s for couples or singles. Call 322-3567 for more details.
Northeast Louisiana’s Master Gardeners 11th Annual Spring Plant Sale
The Northeast Louisiana’s Master Gardeners 11th annual spring plant sale will be taking place Friday and Saturday March 29th and 30th at the Pavilion at 7th Square on North 7th Street in West Monroe. Friday will ne noon to 6p, Saturday from 9a to 3p. There will be all types of plants including vegetable, trees and much more. For further details call 396-4016.
Vintage Wheels 4 Vets Car Show
Vintage Wheels 4 Vets Car Show will be taking place at Willie’s Food Truck Park on Highway 165 North in Monroe Saturday March 30th from 10a until 8p. There will be live music, food, fun and a car show, all proceeds benefit Project 4 Hope Veterans Community Village. For more details, call 582-5069.
Spring into Health
The ULM School of Pharmacy and others will have their Spring into Health, Health Fair Saturday March 30th at Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo. There will be Free health screenings, as well as health management information. It starts at 10a and goes until 2p. For more details, call 329-2400.
Strut Your Mutt
Strut Your Mutt will be happening at Kiroli Park Saturday March 30th to support SOS Pets of Ouachita. Come walk your dog and enjoy the park. There will be free bandanas for all dogs, while they last and Tshirts for purchase. It goes from 10a until 2p. The cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the park. For more details call 396-4016.
The Gaither Vocal Band Here & Now Tour
March 30, 2019 – 6:ooPM – First West – West Monroe, LA
Abiding in the Vine Women’s Conference
The Abiding in the Vine Women’s Conference is Friday April 5th at Tower Place Terrace on North 19th Street in Monroe. The conference is designed to encourage and empower women in developing a deeper relationship with Christ. The cost for the conference is $40.00. For more details and to register go to Eventbrite.com and search for abiding in the vine conference.
ULM Wesley Wesley Foundation’s Annual Golf Tournament
The ULM Wesley Wesley Foundation’s annual golf tournament is Friday April 5th at Frenchman’s Bend Golf Course in Monroe. Tee time is 1:30. This will be a 4 person team scramble play. Prizes will be awarded for top flights, longest drive and closest to the pin. Golf Tournament. For more details call 387-2363.
Cedar Crest Baptist Church will be hosting a parenting conference Friday and Saturday April 5th and 6th. No matter the age of the children, this conference will equip you to raise them well and on purpose. Tickets are available at ccbchurch.org, or at the church. For more details call the church at 396-4953.
Dr. Tracey Mitchell
Dr. Tracey Mitchell will be at Faith Christian Church Sunday, April 7th at 10 am. Tracey is an international speaker, and author. Her passion for Christ and love for the hurting will be evident as she delivers messages that are encouraging and full of Godly wisdom. The Church is located at 1411 Hwy 15 in West Monroe. For more information call 396-1300.
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