Images of Christ
Images of Christ is a major exhibit that features depictions of Jesus with artwork from various museum collections and private collectors. The works are on display now at the Biedenharn Museum in Monroe. For more details and showing information call 318-387-5281.
Monroe Farmer’s Market
The Monroe Farmer’s Market at 1212 Washington Street in Monroe is now open Monday through Saturday from 7am until noon. It features seasonal produce like tomatoes, green beans, peppers, and more from local growers. For more details call 812-0540.
Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series West
The Brown Bag Lunch Concert series West will continue through the month. Every Wednesday at the Pavilion at 7th square on North 7th street in West Monroe, there will be Free concerts from noon until 1:00. Newks will have $5 lunch bags available while supplies last.
Camp Ch Yo Ca Registrations
Registrations are going on now for Camp Ch Yo Ca ( Cheeyoca) in West Monroe. There are Junior, Middle School and High School camps. For all the details, call 397-2313 or go to campchyoca.com.
Crossfire Cowboy Church Every Tuesday
Crossfire Church 910 Harrell Road, West Monroe, behind Cedar Crest Baptist Church, has services every Tuesday evenings at 7pm, and everyone is welcome. There will be singing of the old Gospel songs and a Biblical message by Pastor Tracy Sistrunk. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 771-9711.
Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana Brown Bag Lunch Concert
The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana will have their FREE Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series. Everyone is welcome to come out at noon every Wednesday in April at Anna Gray Noe Park. Limited seating is available, and picnic blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. For more details call 397-6717
Camp Solid Rock
The Piney Hills Harmony Chorus will host Camp Solid Rock, for all ages and voice ranges. Women will learn 2 gospel songs, “Down to the River” and “ Pray “. Rehearsals will be held at the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, 6pm each Thursday, beginning May 17. For more information, call 237-3331.
Market On The Square
You are invited to Market On The Square at the Pavillion at 7th square in West Monroe starting Saturday May 19th. It will happen the 1st and 3rd Saturdays starting this month and goes from 9a until 3p. There will be a variety of crafts, clothes, art and food in addition to the regular local produce vendors. There will also be live music.
Cheniere Baptist Church/West Monroe VBS
Cheniere ( Shinny ) Baptist Church/West Monroe will be having their VBS beginning Sunday June 10th and going through the 15th. Bring your kids for a week of learning, growing and fun. Register at facebook.com/cheniere.baptistchurch.
First Baptist Church Bastrop VBS
First Baptist Church/Bastrop will have their ‘GAME ON’ VBS beginning Monday June 11 and going through that Friday the 15th. It will be held from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m each evening and is for children Pre-K thru 6th grade. For more details, call the church office at 281-6885.
Luna Assembly of God VBS
Luna Assembly of God will be having VBS beginning June 11th and going through the 15th from 6:00-8:30 pm each evening. Ages 3-12 are welcome. Come out and experience a ride of a lifetime with God at the Rolling River Rampage. For more details call 323-9085.
ULM Hoops Camps
The ULM Hoops Camps at Fant Ewing Coliseum has been scheduled beginning Monday June 11th. The camp is for kids in grades 1 through 8. Register online at keithrichardcamps.com.
Crossfire Cowboy Church
Crossfire Cowboy Church 3245 Arkansas road, West Monroe, behind Cedar Crest Baptist church invites everyone to come and hear “Band of Brothers” in concert on Tuesday, June 12th at 7pm. Crossfire Church has weekly services every Tuesday night at 7pm. Everyone is welcomed. For more information: 318-771-9711.
Smoke On The Mountain
The show Smoke on the Mountain is coming back as a Dinner Theatre to the Strauss Theatre Center in Monroe, Thursday June 14th and Friday June 15th. It’s a funny, family show that will be catered by Chef Pat Nolan. Tickets are $45. For more details, call 323-6681.
Moonlight In The Garden
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens invites you to Moonlight in the Garden, featuring LA Jazz Quartet Concert and Coke Floats. The concert Begins at 7:00p. It’s Thursday June 14th and the cost is $5.00. For more details call 387-5281.
Soggy Bottoms USA
The Soggy Bottoms USA ATV & Off Road Park event will be happening on Longfield Rd. in Sterlington, Friday June 15th through Sunday the 17th. Tickets $5 each, this is in support of Wish I Could of NELA., who grant terminally ill kids wishes. For more details, call 318-381-3790.
OG3, the third Saturday clean up with Ouachita Green is June 16th. It’s the third Saturday of each month and for June it will be in the Riser Middle School area in West Monroe from 8a until 12n. For more details go to ouachitagreen.org,, or call 355-5622.
The Game On Vacation Bible School
The Game On Vacation Bible School At Bayou Oaks Baptist Church in Monroe is Monday June 18th through Thursday the 21st. It’s for children ages 4 years to 6th grade. The hours are 9am until noon daily. For more information call the church office at 343-3218.
Summer Solstice Paddle
The annual Summer Solstice Paddle to celebrate the longest day of the year and to watch the sunset over the lake, is June 21st at Black Bayou. If you have your own kayak or canoe feel free to bring it, or rent one by calling the Visitors Center at 387-1114. It goes from 7:30 until 9:00.
International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day is Thursday June 21st. There will be a Free outdoor class at 6pm at the Wellness Center in West Monroe. It’s open to the public, just bring your mat. For more details call 329-9100.
Hairspray The Musical
The Musical: Hairspray will be performed at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts Fri., June 22 at 7 p.m. and Sat. June 23 @ 2 p.m. Tickets are students and kids $10 Adults- $14. For more details call 812-7922.
The movie “The Guardians” will be shown Tuesday June 26th at Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe. The special documentary film is about efforts going on to protect where monarch butterflies spend the winter. All proceeds will be used to benefit pollinators in Ouachita Parish. For more information call 387-1114. Tickets are $10.00
The Downtown Cinema Presents: The Neverending Story at Palace Park on Desiard Street in Monroe, Saturday June 30th. There will be free popcorn and water, just bring your own seating. The movie starts at dark.
Just For Kicks Dance Camp
The West Monroe High School Rebel Dancers will have their 2018 Just For Kicks Dance Camp Monday July 30th through Thursday August 2nd. It will be at the high school gymnasium for kids K-8th grade. It will be held each day from 8 until 11am. Register by June 30th. For more details call 323-3771.
Cypress Baptist Church 150th Homecoming
Cypress Baptist Church in West Monroe will have it’s 150th Homecoming on Aug 12. The church is at 161 Cypress Church Road/West Monroe. For more details call 323-0819.
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