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Junior League of Alexandria Scholarships!
Scholarships for Seniors application is NOW OPEN! The Junior League of Alexandria is seeking applicants for $1,000 scholarships to be presented to outstanding female high school seniors within Rapides Parish who have participated to an exceptional degree in volunteer activities. Deadline for scholarship applications is March 1, 2024. For more information, call (318) 443-6975 or EMAIL scholarshipsandgrants@jlalexandria.com
Lenten Fish Fry!
Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry and Shrimp Dinner at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Alexandria, Fridays thru March.  Drive thru and Dine in for $10!
Get ready for the 8th Annual CENLA KIDZFEST! Saturday March 16th from 10am until 2pm at Frank Hunter Park. The Junior League of Alexandria hosts this annual event to make lifestyle education enjoyable for kids and their parents. Kids are invited to visit booths that focus on health, safety, and life skills. While all booths offer valuable advice and education, some provide an exciting opportunity to win prizes and giveaways!
Hoppin Spring Time Market!
The Village of Hessmer presents A Hoppin Springtime Market on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at the former Hessmer High School Gym located at 4153 East School Street.  Gather up the family for a day of shopping, an Easter Egg Hunt, and more. For more details, check out the Hessmer Facebook page of call Julia Shire at (318) 717-0774.
Backpack Drive!
Do you have backpacks that you or your kids no longer need? The Food Bank of Central Louisiana is asking for donations of used (or new) backpacks that would better serve our unhoused neighbors. Backpacks can be dropped off at the Food Bank’s Client Services Center at 3200 Baldwin Avenue in Alexandria
Buhlow Plant Swap!
There will be a free plant swap at Buhlow Lake Recreation Area in March on Saturday March 23rd from 1 till 3pm. It’s a family friendly event where you share seeds, plants, cuttings, pots, and anything plant related!
Live Gospel Music!
Philadelphia Baptist Church (Deville campus) presents a Gospel Music Hymn Singing on Thursday, March 21st at 7pm. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at gospelmusichymnsing.com and doors will open at 6pm. Groups scheduled to perform at this event are Greater Vision, Mark Trammell Quartet, The Whisnants, Mylon Hayes Family, Jim & Melissa Brady, & The Hymn Sing Band. An offering will be taken for the Gospel Music Hymn Sing Foundation during this event.


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