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.
Valentine's Day Moonlight in the Garden
Stop by Biedenharn Museum and Gardens for a Valentine’s Day Moonlight in the Garden, Thursday February 14th. Take a romantic stroll and enjoy a coke float with your sweetheart. For more details, call 387-5281.
Valentine's at the Strauss Theatre Center
Valentine’s at the Strauss Theatre Center will be happening on February 14th & 15th. Chef Pat Nolan will prepare a special mean and Rod Allen Payne and Company will have the music. It all starts at 6:30. For more information and ticket information, call 323-6681.
Home Expo 2019
Home Expo 2019 will be taking place February 16th and 17th at the Monroe Civic Center. For potential home buyers or remodelers there will be lot’s of vendors all under one roof. Discover new products and services from interior and exterior design, landscaping, construction and much more. For more information call 329-2225.
Adulting 101: Cooking with Skill
All teens are invited to Adulting 101: Cooking with Skill at the Louise Williams branch of the Ouachita Parish Public Library, Monday February 18th at 5:30. Come learn how to read a recipe, handle food safely, use knives properly and much more. For more details, call 327-5422.
Belle's Storybook Adventure
Belle’s Storybook Adventure will be performed at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts February 17th, then again on the 21st and 22nd. This is the Youth Academy’s first Studio Series Production. It’s a comedic play that is a pre-quel to Beauty and the Beast. It will be great for kids and the young at heart. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $6 for students. For more details, call 812-7922.
ULM Warhawks Baseball
Baseball season is back as the ULM Warhawks will begin their home baseball schedule against the Southern Illinois University Cougars February 22nd at Warhawk Field. The games will be at 6:00 on Friday and Noon and 3p on Saturday and 1:00 on Sunday. For ticket information call 342-1000.
New Chapel Hill Baptist Church will have an Encounter Weekend February 22nd through 24th. Rev. Sammy Tippit will be the evangelist with ODE’ as the worship leaders. Saturday beginning at 4p there will be chili and soup for everyone. Service times are 6:3p Friday, 6p Saturday and 10:45 and 6 on Sunday. For more details, call the church at 396-2433.
Team Up to Clean Up
You are invited to Team Up to Clean Up with Ouachita Green at Restoration Park in West Monroe, Saturday February 23rd. Volunteers are needed from 9am until 12p. For more details call 355-5622.
Forever Young : Throwback Prom
Tickets are on sale now for the Forever Young : Throwback Prom February 23rd at 7:00 at the Ouachita Grand Plaza. It’s a celebration of the good old days sponsored by the Downtown Monroe Alliance. For tickets and information, call 329-1381.
Mississippi Mass Choir
One of the top groups in gospel music, the Mississippi Mass Choir will be performing at the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center February 23rd at 7:00. For ticket information call the Civic Center Box Office at 329-2225.
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be performed at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts, February 23rd and 24th, and again March 2nd and 3rd. Showtimes vary. For ticket information and times, call 812-7922.
Fresh Grounded Faith Women’s Conference
There will be a Fresh Grounded Faith Women’s Conference March 1st and 2nd at First Baptist Church/West Monroe. This is a ministry of author, bible teacher and speaker Jennifer Rothschild, with special guests. Friday will be 7p until 9:30p, then Saturday from 9a until 12:30p. For ticket information call the church at 322-5104.
Logtown Plantation Open House
The newly renovated Logtown Plantation south of Monroe will have Open House March 2nd from 12n until 7p. It’s a Free event. There will be vendors and planners on hand to help with ideas for any upcoming events you may have. For more details see them on Facebook.
Monroe Symphony League Book Sale
The Monroe Symphony League Book Sale will be happening at 320 North 4th Street in Monroe March 2nd and 3rd, then again on the 8th and 9th. There will be 2 buildings full of all types of books, also CDs, DVDs, magazines and much more. For sale times and more information, call 537-5171.
Fair Park Baptist Church 70th anniversary
Fair Park Baptist Church is celebrating their 70th anniversary Sunday March 3rd. There will be a special combined service at 10am, then dinner on the grounds at 11:30am. We are excited about God leading us forward as a church family. For more details contact the church at 396-6306.
Dogs in the Garden
Saturday March 9th will be Dogs in the Garden at Biedenharn Gardens. Bring your canine friend, take some pictures, and enjoy the day in the Garden! $5 per person; Dogs enter for free from 3p until 7p. For more details, call 387-5281.
Dogs in the Garden
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.
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.
The Food Bank of NELA 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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