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Children's Fundays

Join the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens the 2nd Saturday of the Month through October for their Children’s Fundays from 10a until 2p. They’ll have crafts and fun for ages 3-16, so bring the kids and come enjoy the gardens! Cost is $5 per child; Accompanying adults are free. For more details call 387-5281.

Camp Ch-Yo-Ca

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.

Noah Art Exhibit

A new Exhibit has Opened at Biedenharn Bible Museum, Noah. It’s a traditional and contemporary art exhibit that will be open until the end of the year and it’s Free. For more details call 387-5281.


There will be a STEM Camp June 24-28 at Northeast Baptist School in West Monroe. This will be hosted by STEM teachers and they will be building robots and learning code. 3rd-6th graders   will be 8:00-12:00, 7th-12th graders from 1:00-4:00 Tuition is $100.  For more information, call 366-7293.

FUN at Downsville Baptist Church

Join the FUN on Saturday, June 29 th at 4:00 pm. Downsville Baptist Church in Downsville La. Come and view the antique cars & bikes, listen to the awesome music & grab a burger!! Burger plates will be $8.00 & includes a burger, chips, dessert & a drink. There will be  jumpers, popcorn & snow cones. All proceeds go to the youth for Mission Fuge. For more details call 982-5363.

Community Connections

The Rotary Club of Monroe will present Community Connections, a resource fair featuring area non- profits and the services they supply. You will learn how to connect those in need to the services they need. It’s Sunday, June 30th at the Bayou Pointe Center at ULM from 2p until 5p. For more details, contact Nathan Hall at 397-6167.

Called To Freedom

Called to Freedom, the annual fundraising dinner for Freedom 13 Ministries, highlighting the reality of sex trafficking in Northeast Louisiana will be held Tuesday July 2nd at 6pm at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center in Ruston. Hear from educator and survivor perspectives. For ticket information call 242-1300 or go to

Blue Star Memorial Gardens Dedication

There will be a dedication of the new Blue Star Memorial Gardens Wednesday July 3rd, 9am. It’s located at 1 Mill Street near the First West Thrift Store. For more details, contact West Monroe City Hall at 396-2600.

Star Spangled Spectacular Downtown Fireworks Show

Don’t miss the Star Spangled Spectacular Downtown Fireworks Show at the RiverMarket Saturday July 6th at 9pm. For more details call 807-9985

Closet Thrift Store Opening

The Closet Thrift Store will be opening on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The following week will start our regular hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday thru Saturday.  All proceeds go to support the Project 2.5 Plus foster/adopt ministry.  Donations accepted.  Contact Ann at 331-4656 with any questions.  The store is located at 110 Kings Lane, West Monroe.

Downtown Cinema

Join Downtown Cinema Saturday July 27th for their final showing as they end where they began with Back to the Future. Admission, popcorn and water are free, just bring your own seating. Movie starts at dark. The showing will be at 220 Desiard Street, downtown Monroe.

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