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Life March 2020

Life March 2020” is coming to the Twin Cities this Sunday, the 26th. This event is for participants to show their support and advocacy for pro-life causes. Participants will gather at First Baptist Church West Monroe at 1:30 p.m. The March will begin at 2:00 p.m. A pro-life rally will be held at Anna Gray Noe Park immediately following the event. For more details, call 381-6035

Ladies Night Out

Cedar Crest Baptist Church/West Monroe will be having their Ladies Night Out, Friday January 24th at 6pm. The guest speaker will be Debra D Wood. This is to be held in the church sanctuary. Tickets are $12 and that includes supper. Get your tickets at the church office by Tuesday the 14th. For more details call 396-4953.

North Delta Boat & Outdoor Show

The North Delta Boat & Outdoor Show will be January 24-26, 2020 in the Monroe Civic Center. Check out the largest selection of Fishing Boats, Pontoon Boats, Wake Boats ATV’s, Side-By-Sides, RV’s and more. The event is hosted by the North Delta Boat Dealers Association. For more details call 329-2225.

4th Annual Empty Bowls

The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana’s 4th Annual Empty Bowls event will be held Saturday January 25th from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Bayou Pointe Student Events Center on the ULM campus. With the price of an all-inclusive event ticket, you can choose a beautiful bowl to take home as a reminder of all the empty bowls in our community. The goal is to raise awareness for hunger while also raising critical funds to provide food assistance to those struggling with hunger in our community. For more details call 342-5216.

Team Up to Clean Up

Join Ouachita Green and the City of West Monroe in a Team Up to Clean Up at Restoration Park and on Mane Street near the Ike, Saturday the 25th at 9am. Volunteers are needed. To sign up, call 325-5622 or for more details go to

Crappie University

Monroe-Louisiana Delta Community College is calling all crappie( Croppie ) fishermen! Whether you fish with a cane pole or use crappie rods off a spider rig in the front of your fancy boat, you’ll have an excellent opportunity, to become better at it in Monroe Saturday January 25th at Crappie University. The event will last from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and will include lunch. The location is Louisiana Delta Community College at the Monroe Campus located at 7500 Millhaven Road.

Brown Bag Concert Series

You are invited to the Brown Bag Concert Series – 5th Fridays in Calhoun. It’s January 31st from Noon until 1pm. It will be at Lady Ann’s Snowcones on Highway 80. It’s Free.

Arbor Day Tree Planting

You are invited to join Ouachita Green for the Arbor Day tree planting, Friday January 31st at 10am. It will be at the corner of Hwy 165 and Hwy 15 in Monroe. For more details go to or call 325-5622.

St. Vincent dePaul Community Pharmacy: Poor Man's Run

The ULM College of Pharmacy will be hosting its 3rd Annual St. Vincent dePaul Community Pharmacy: Poor Man’s Run. This family-friendly event is a charity 5K race and 1-mile fun run sponsored by the Pharmacy Council to raise money for our community’s local non-profit pharamcy, St. Vincent DePaul Community Pharmacy. It’s February 1st beginning at 8am at the pharmacy, 1800 Bienville Drive in Monroe. To register call 342-3800.

Public Art 101 Workshop

The Louisiana Percent for Art program invites you to attend its fifth Public Art 101 Workshop hosted by the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens/Educational Building on Saturday, February 1st from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. For more details, call 387-5281.

Free Kid's Clinic with ULM Baseball/Softball

There will be a Free Kid’s Clinic with ULM Baseball/Softball team members. It’s for boys and girls ages 5 to 12, Saturday February 1st from 11a until 1p at ULM Warhawk Field. For more details, call 342-1000.

Poetry Out Loud

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts will be hosting a Poetry Out Loud poetry recitation competition for grades 9-12, Saturday February 15th. Local area schools and children’s organizations may send up to three students to participate in the regional competition at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts. It’s from 10a until 1p. And it’s Free. For more details, call 812-7922. 

2020 Northeast Louisiana Career Fair

Over fifty employers will join together on Tuesday, February 18 at the 2020 Northeast Louisiana Career Fair. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center. Admission to the event is free and open to all regional jobseekers. For more information call the Monroe Chamber at 323-3461. Employers who would like to reserve a booth may call Sue Nicholson at 807-4015.

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