Children’s Funday will be held one Saturday each month starting in February and going through November at Biedenharn Museum and Gardens. It’s from 10a until 2p, for children 3 – 16. There will be crafts and fun for all ages. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in the Museum bookstore. For more details, call 387-5281.
Louisiana Prep Baseball Classic
The Louisiana Prep Baseball Classic will be March 5th through 7th. A great weekend of games showcasing some of the best players in North Louisiana. Games will take place at Embanato Field, Ouachita High School, Ouachita Christian School, St. Frederick, the Sterlington Sports Complex, West Monroe High School, and West Ouachita High School. For more details call 325-6000.
The Word Alive Tour
The Word Alive Tour featuring Proverbs 31 Ministry speaker Lysa Teurkerst and worship with Ellie Holcomb will be coming to First Baptist Church/West Monroe Friday and Saturday March 6th & 7th. You will learn to study and apply the bible to your life, and connect more deeply with God. For ticket information go to lifeway.com/wordalive
Woofstock is coming Saturday March 7th to the Riverwalk. There will be great food, fun contests and refreshments for your pup as well as the whole family. Local rescues, vets, pet stores, and shelters will also be there. Dress your pup up and come out for the fun. It’s from 10am until 4pm and it’s Free. For more details call 812-0450.
Twin City Scavenger Hunt
The Junior League of Monroe is hosting its first Twin City Scavenger Hunt on Saturday March 7. This fundraiser will help support their projects and programs in the community for the benefit of women and children at risk. It goes from 2pm until 5pm and there will be cash prizes for the top 3 winners and best costumes. For more details, call 322-3236.
The Monroe Symphony League Book Sale
The Monroe Symphony League Book Sale is March 7th & 8th, then again the 13th and 14th at the Bookroom, 320 North 4th Street in Monroe. There will be two buildings full of all types of books, magazines, music and much more. For more details call 537-5171.
St Patricks Day Bicycle Parade Day and Festival
The St Patricks Day Bicycle Parade Day and Festival has been set for Saturday March 14th from 11am until 2pm at Kiroli Park. There will be fun for the whole family, games, live music, arts & crafts and much more. For more details call 325-1961.
Ouachita Parish Public Library St. Patrick’s Day
It’s time to get ready for St. Patrick’s Day and what better way than to enjoy a free concert of Traditional Irish Music, Stories & Folklore. It will be at the Ouachita Parish Public Library, West Ouachita Branch, Saturday March 14th from 11am until 2pm. For more details, call 327-5451.
appa Delta Shamrock 5K Color Run
Kappa Delta Shamrock 5K Color Run is Saturday March 14th at Forsythe Park. All proceeds from their 5K run benefit Prevent Child Abuse America, and The Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home. Registration for the race will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the race will begin at 9:00 a.m. The cost for registration is $30, for more details call 329-2439.
One for Israel Benefit Dinner
There will be a One for Israel Benefit Dinner at The Hub, 201 Washington Street in Monroe. It’s Friday March 20th, 6:00. One for Israel believe that there are many ways to bless Israel, but the best way is with Jesus. The deadline to register is March 15th. For more details, go to www.oneforisrael.org/monroe.
Adam & Eve Exhibit
You are invited to join The Biedenharn Museum and Gardens on Thursday, March 19 from 5-7pm for the opening of their new Adam & Eve Exhibit in the Bible Museum. Admission is free. For more details, call 387-5281.
Downtown Spring Art Festival
The Downtown Spring Art Festival is set for Saturday March 21st in Antique Alley. It’s a one day celebration of artists with over 75 booths with one of a kind items, free live music, kids’ crafts and activities, delicious food, and more! It will be from 10am until 5pm.
Ouachita Green Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
The Ouachita Green Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is March 28th at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe. It will be held from 9am until 1pm. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer call 355-5622, for a list of items that will be accepted, go to ouachitagreen.org.
4th Annual Spread the Love
The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana is holding their 4th Annual Spread the Love area-wide peanut butter drive through March 31st. Peanut butter is a much needed staple at Food Banks. Donations of peanut butter in plastic jars, can be dropped off Monday-Friday between 8-4 at the Food Bank’s distribution center located at 4600 Central Avenue in Monroe. For more details, go to foodbanknela.org.
An Night With The Chapmans
Compassion Live presents an evening with Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth, with special musical guest Jillian Edwards. This will be a night filled with music, laughter and memories. It’s Friday April 24th at First Baptist Church/West Monroe. For ticket information go to compassionlive.com.
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