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  • : 06/22/2017 - Miss Louisiana Pageant - Upcoming Events
    Miss Louisiana Pageant
    Date(s): 06/22/2017 to 06/24/2017
    Time: Thursday-Friday-8:00 pm; Saturday-7:30 pm
    Come support your favorite contestants at the 54th Miss Louisiana Pageant. The contestants will dazzle you while they compete in interview, talent, swimsuit, and evening gown. A special variety show on Friday night will light up the audience and is the perfect lead into the crowning on Saturday.
    Venue: W.L. "Jack" Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center
    Address: 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway
    Monroe LA, 71210
    Admission Cost: Ticket prices vary
    Phone: 318-329-2225
    Web: http://www.misslouisiana.com/
     
  • : 06/23/2017 - Murder is Served: Last Call at Chez Mort - Upcoming Events







  • : 06/24/2017 - BULLS IN THE STREETS TO PREMIER IN DOWNTOWN MONROE SATURDAY, JUNE 24TH - Upcoming Events

    MONROE, LA (June 14, 2017) – Bulls in the Streets, a premier event for downtown Monroe, will bring the spirit of Spain’s Running of the Bulls to participants and spectators alike on June 24th - but with a jovial twist. Roller derby girls donning bull horns and armed with wiffle-ball bats will skate on the heels of those willing to run, crawl or walk to the one-mile finish-line. While the winner gets a trophy, the real draw for many will be the laughs and stories along the route as the roller girls "attack" runners with their bats. This thrilling fun-run event will benefit the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and Monroe's own Roe City Rollers roller derby team.
    The race begins at noon, but families can line the streets for the spectacle and enjoy various activities leading up to the charge, including food trucks, live music, and bouncy houses for children. Flying Tiger brewery will act as the "bull-pen" or hub for the festivities, while serving up brews for all to enjoy.
    Just like the original event in San Fermin, race participants must wear a white shirt and the red bandana (received during registration) around their neck. Participation begins at only $5.00. At the $5.00 level, participants receive the screen-printed scarf worn during the race. A participant at the $15.00 level receives the scarf and an event t-shirt designed by artist Jason Byron Nelson. Children 10 years old and under are free and must use sidewalk. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of Flying Tiger Brewery located at 506 N. 2nd Street in Monroe. 
    The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum promotes and honors the story of General Claire Chennault and his Flying Tigers and their amazing feats during WWII. The bilingual “Way of a Fighter” Exhibit houses the largest collection of Chennault artifacts and correspondence. Spanning all wars from WWI through Iraqi Freedom and representing all military branches, this expansive museum honors veterans, and patriotism. Northeast Louisiana’s important role in aviation and military history is also showcased. Admission is free. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is located at 701 Kansas Lane, Monroe, LA 71203.

    The Roe City Rollers is a Monroe, LA based women's flat track roller derby league. It was founded in 2011, and is a group of strong athletic women dedicated to the evolving sport of roller derby. Through the league's bouts, events, and community outreach, athleticism and creativity are brought to Northeast Louisiana.
     
    More information can be found at bullsinthestreets.org or https://www.facebook.com/BullsInTheStreets.

     
  • : 06/24/2017 - Chicken Express "Cruise In" as part of The Twin City Classic Chevy Club - Upcoming Events



















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  • : 06/26/2017 - Ouachita Public Library presents: The Hampstead Stage Company-Pinocchio - Upcoming Events
             
    Ouachita Parish Public Library to Host Two Performances of Pinocchio June 26th
     
    Monroe, La.-
              The Ouachita Parish Public Library will host the Hampstead Stage Company?s performances of Pinocchio on Monday, June 26, 2017.  The first performance will be at the Ouachita Valley Branch at 601 McMillan Road in West Monroe at 10:30 am, followed by a 2 pm performance at the Main Branch at 1800 Stubbs Avenue in Monroe.  Both performances are free and open to all ages, but the show is best suited for ages five and up. 
     
    Pinocchio is the tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of wood.  The little marionette longs to become a real boy, and takes the audience along on his journey.  Along the way, Pinocchio discovers that to be human is to be good-hearted and brave. 
     
    The Hampstead Stage Company is a non-profit national professional touring theatre company based in Center Barnstead, New Hampshire.  Every year, the company performs over 2,000 shows across the nation.  Audience members are invited to participate with the two main professional actors who each play multiple roles in the production.  ?We are thrilled to have the Hampstead Stage Company present this classic tale to our patrons,? said Robin Toms, library director.  ?We encourage area families to take advantage of these opportunities to experience the kind of high-quality production they have toured for the last 31 years.?
     
                Pinocchio is part of the Ouachita Parish Public Library?s Summer Reading Challenge.  Anyone can register, read, participate, log their events and earn prizes either on-line on at their local branch through August 5, 2017.  An activity guide listing all summer reading events and activities are available at every branch of the Ouachita Parish Public Library. A continually updated list of
    all summer reading challenge events is posted at www.oplib.org, and on the
     
    Ouachita Parish Public Library page on Facebook.  For more information, call 327-1490, or visit the website.  For automatic updates on key library programs, become a fan of the Ouachita Parish Public Library on Facebook.  For more information on the Hampstead Stage Company and its touring productions, including study guides, visit www.hampsteadstage.org, or their Facebook page.
     
     
  • : 06/26/2017 - Future Entrepreneur Summer Academy 2017 - Upcoming Events
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  • : 06/27/2017 - Tasty Tuesday Restaurant Spotlight - Upcoming Events
  • : 06/28/2017 - CineMark Summer Movie Clubhouse 2017 West Monroe - Upcoming Events






  • : 06/28/2017 - Vantage Health: Colorful Characters of Ouachita Part II: "Picturesque" Historical Characters - Upcoming Events





  • : 06/29/2017 - FCA POWER CAMP at Sterlington High School - Upcoming Events

    FCA POWER CAMP at Sterlington High School is coming!
    Registration is online only at fcacamps.org 
    This 1/2 day camp will be held at Sterlington High on

    June 29-July 1st from 8:30am-11:45am.
    Sports offered: Soccer/Basketball-Coed, Football-Boys only. 

    This camp is for student athletes who have completed 
    1st-5th grade.This Fellowship of Christian Athletes Camp expresses "Inspiration through Perspiration" as the values of FCA are shared: integrity, serving, teamwork and excellence. Online Registration Only with limited spots. Registration ends on June 19th. For more information contact Hollis Conway hconway@fca.org or Wayne Moncrief wmoncrief@fca.org