Boley Elementary Donations
Donations are being sought for Boley Elementary in West Monroe. The school suffered extensive damage from a fire. Donations of monetary gifts, school supplies and gift cards are being accepted. School supplies and gift cards can be dropped off at West Monroe City Hall or the United Way of Northeast Louisiana on Mondays-Fridays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
A bank account has been established at Origin Bank in West Monroe to receive monetary donations.
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.
Easter Eggstravaganza at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is Saturday April 20th beginning at 10a. More than 30,000 eggs will be in place in a series of age appropriate hunts. Cost is $7 per child. For more details call 329-2400.
Little Miss Shine Bright Like a Diamond Beauty Pageant
The Robinson Williams Restoration of Hope Center in Bastrop will have a Little Miss Shine Bright Like a Diamond beauty pageant Saturday April 20th. There will be divisions for all age groups. For more details call 282-3779.
Snap Shot & Children’s Funday
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens will be having Snap Shot & Children’s Funday Saturday April 20th from 10a until noon. Bring your cameras, this will be their first Funday, Easter Edition with crafts available for ages 3 to 16. Cost is $5 per person. For more information call 387-5281.
First Baptist Church Calhoun Egg Hunt
First Baptist Church Calhoun will have an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 20th @ 10:30am. There will be FREE Pizza and the event is for children 3 years to 5th grade. For more details call 644-5101.
Family Day in the Park
Family Day in the Park at the Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana is Saturday April 20th at 117 Hall Street in Monroe. This will be a celebration for the week of the Young Child. There will be a Rock Wall, Story Time, Food Vendors and fun activities for all ages. For more details, call 323-8775.
Northeast Baptist School 2019 Golf Tournament
The Northeast Baptist School 2019 Golf Tournament is Monday April 22nd at Calvert Crossing. It’s a 4 man scramble with shotgun starts at 8a and 1p. There will be cash prizes for 1st – 3rd places in both flights. For more details call Kim Whitehead at 325-2077 of go to nbs.school.
If you find yourself with an Unplanned Pregnancy? YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Join an Embrace Grace group where you can Make new friends in similar circumstances, receive a baby shower with new baby items and Be inspired & hope filled through an awesome support system. A new semester starts Wednesday April 24th, 6 p.m. at the White’s Ferry Road Church, in West Monroe. For more details, call Dawn Smith at 884.0866.
Celebrate Your Heroes 5K & 1 Mile Run
The Celebrate Your Heroes 5K & 1mile run is Saturday April 27th at Chennault Park & Golf Course on Millhaven Road, Monroe beginning at 7:30a. Registration is $25, all money raised at this event will benefit Hospice patients and families in our community with non-hospice related expenses they are unable to afford themselves. For more details call 322-2235.
Summer Camp & Kids Activities Expo
The Summer Camp & Kids Activities Expo will be at Pecanland Mall Saturday April 27th from 10a until 2p. There will be representatives from day camps, VBS, summer camps, specialty camps and much more. And it’s Free. Plan the entire summer in one day. For more details, call 322-4635.
Stock The Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter
Saturday April 27th from 10a – 2p Monroe Animal Health on Sterlington Road invites you to come help stock the Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter. There will be fun for the entire family. Admission fee is to bring a donation for the Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter from their wish list which you can find on their website or bring a monetary donation. For more details call 323-4411.
CASA Support System
You are invited to learn how to support those in the foster care system, Sunday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m. at Fair Park Baptist Church in West Monroe. Learn about CASA, meals for foster families, camps for needy foster children and more. For more details call 396-6306.
Author and Pastor Alistair Begg
Author and Pastor Alistair Begg will be speaking at Cedar Crest Baptist/West Monroe Wednesday May 1st at 6:30. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more details, call 396-4953.
National Day of Prayer Breakfast
Tickets for the National Day of Prayer breakfast are on sale now. The price is $10 each. They are available at the following locations: in Monroe—First United Methodist Church and New Life Community Church and in West Monroe—Cedar Crest Baptist Church, Christ Church, and First West. The Guest speaker for this year will be author and pastor Alistair Begg.
Prayer Service For All Cancer Families
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Barak Shrine Circus
The Barak Shrine Circus will be at the Monroe Civic Center Friday through Sunday, May 3rd, 4th and 5th. Come enjoy the family fun. The doors open an hour before each show so kids can ride elephants and ponies and get fun toys. Reserved seating is available. For more details, call 329-2225.
Praise Fellowship Church Youth 5K Run/Walk
The youth at Praise Fellowship Church in Winnsboro will be having a 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 4th to raise money for the youth to take their summer trip. They will be going to work at Mission Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Registration for the race will begin at 7:00a with the run starting at 8:00a, in front of Mangham High School. Register ahead of time by calling 318-789-2134.
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