Project 2.5, a support ministry for foster and adoptive families is in need of supplies like cribs, mattresses, high chairs, diapers and other baby items. Donations are always welcome. For more details call Ann at 331-4656.
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.
Drive Thru Farmers Market
There will be a Drive Thru Farmers Market at the Downtown Riverwalk in Monroe each Friday beginning Friday 7/13 from 12 noon until 2pm. Come get lunch and fresh produce for your family. There will be a different local food truck each Friday. For more details call 812-0450.
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.
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
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.
Dixie Majors World Series
Baseball fans, the Dixie Majors World Series will be going on at the Sterlington Sports Complex for ages 15-19, Saturday July 28th through Wednesday August 1st. For more details check them out on facebook.
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.
Sweet Treat night at Eskamoes
Wednesday August 1st will be Sweet Treat night at Eskamoes on Forsythe in Monroe from 5 until 8pm. 15% of profits go to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana just for mentioning their name when you order. So cool off with a sweet treat and help the food bank.
CASA of Northeast Louisiana New Volunteer Training Class
CASA of Northeast Louisiana is holding a new volunteer training class beginning Thursday August 2nd to ready volunteers to serve local children currently in need of an advocate. No previous experience is required. Advocates can make a lifelong difference for a local child. For more details call Jessica Bryant at 398-0945.
ULM Museum of Natural History Dinosauria
End this summer with a blast by Stopping by the ULM Museum of Natural History for a Matinee showing of the documentary Dinosauria! After the show you can find out everything there is to know about the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the king of the dinosaurs. It’s Saturday August 4th from 2 until 5pm, and it’s Free. For more details, call 342-1868.
Caldwell Summer Games
The Caldwell Summer Games will be happening Saturday August 4th for students in 9th to 12th grades. There will be a water slide, volleyball, foosball, free food, snow cones and other games. In addition there will be live music from Darius Rollins, Broken Vessels and more. It all happens from 6pm until midnight at the Dixie Youth baseball fields.
Back to School Bike and Run Night
Join Fleet Feet Monroe in conjunction with The Bike Source for a Back to School Bike and Run Night Monday August 6th! There will be a 20 Mile Bike Ride starting at 6:00 pm for those that would like to bike. There will also be a Fun Run 5K starting at 6:30PM for those that would like to run. Food and raffles will be available. For more details call 340-0010.
Swimming lessons begin at the Wellness Center in West Monroe, Monday August 6th. They will be held Mondays and Wednesdays for children ages 3 through 12. Non- members of the Wellness Center are welcome. For more details call 329-9100 or go to wmwellnesscenter.com.
Flying Tiger Open Disc Golf Tournament
The Flying Tiger Open Disc Golf Tournament will be held at Chennault Park & Golf Course on Millhaven Road in Monroe Saturday August 11th beginning at 9:15am. Proceeds benefit ORVA’s Project 4 Hope. For more details, call 329-2454.
Football 101 Clinic for Women
If you want to know more about football ladies, there will be a Football 101 Clinic for Women at the Bayou Pointe Student Event Center at ULM. This is your chance to get to know the ULM coaches better and gain some insider football knowledge. The clinic will be held Saturday August 11th. For more details call 342-5216
West Monroe High School Foundation Charity Sporting and Archery Shoot
The West Monroe High School Foundation Charity Sporting and Archery shoot is Saturday August 11th at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Rifle Range. It begins at 8am. Register online at wmhsfoundation.org. For more details call Jennifer Zimmerman at 680-0853.
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.
You are invited to take part in Super Saturday with the Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana Saturday August 18th. The event includes garden-based activities for children and adults, a community health fair, seminars and more. Gates open at 9:00 and close at Noon and it’s Free. For more details, call 323-8775.
ULM Warhawk Rally
Monroe City Open Championship
The Monroe City Open Championship will be held at Chennault Park Golf Course in Monroe, Saturday and Sunday, August 18th and 19th. This is a 36 Hole Individual Stroke Play that is open to all Louisiana residents ages 14 and above. Registration deadline is August 15th. For more details, call 329-2454.
Bayou Jamb 2018
Bayou Jamb is coming up Friday and Saturday August 24th & 25th at ULM’s Malone Stadium. There will be lot’s of activities in addition to the football games. Live Music & Entertainment, Lots of Great Food, Kids Zone Activities and much more. For more details go to bayoujamb.com, or call 342-1000
BATTLE is a women’s conference that prepares women to go to war for their loved ones. Through Bible study, worship and training, women will leave the day with a battle plan ready to do the work God has given her to do. The Battle conference is scheduled for Saturday September 8th at First Baptist Church/West Monroe. For more information call 322-5104 or go to heartfeltministries.org/battle/
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