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March

March 2016

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Natchitoches Planning & Zoning Meeting

Natchitoches Planning & Zoning Meeting

Natchitoches Planning and Zoning will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
03/01/2016 - 5:30pm
 
 
 
Natchitoches Fishing Expo

Natchitoches Fishing Expo

Located at the Natchitoches Arts Center at 716 Second St. 

Date: 
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
03/04/2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
 
2016 Cane Country Fishing Expo

2016 Cane Country Fishing Expo

2016 Cane Country Fishing Expo located at 750 2nd St. Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Presentations on: Fresh & Saltwater, Fishing, Fish Senses, Youth Activities, Casting Games and Fun for the Entire Family!!! For more info visit our EXPO website: http://canecountry.blogspot.com/.

Raffles/Silent Auctions, Fly-Tying Demos, Rod Makers, Kayaking Demos, Food Concessions, Fishing Equipment Vendors and Displays.

For more information contact: troutman1951@hotmail.com, sunnyla@reagan.com, vimcclain@hotmail.com, solo8232000@reagan.com, townsend8643@bellsouth.net

Sponsored by: Cane Country Fly Casters

Date: 
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
03/05/2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
 
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Historic District Committee Meeting

Historic District Committee Meeting

The Natchitoches Historic District Committee will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
03/07/2016 - 5:00pm
 
Sons of Confederate Veterans

Sons of Confederate Veterans

The Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
03/08/2016 - 7:00pm
 
Master Gardeners Meeting

Master Gardeners Meeting

The Natchitoches Master Gardeners will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
03/09/2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
 
 
 
Kasey's Heart & Soul 5k Run, Rock & Roll

Kasey's Heart & Soul 5k Run, Rock & Roll

Located at the Downtown Riverbank

Date: 
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 7:00am to 10:00am
03/12/2016 - 7:00am to 10:00am
 
Ice House Training

Ice House Training

Located at the Natchitoches Arts Center at 716 Second St. 

Date: 
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
03/12/2016 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
 
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City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting

The Natchitoches City Council will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 5:30pm
03/14/2016 - 5:30pm
 
Bike Natchitoches Meeting

Bike Natchitoches Meeting

Bike Natchitoches will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
03/15/2016 - 5:00pm
 
Cane River Photographic Society Meeting

Cane River Photographic Society Meeting

The Cane River Photographic Society will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
03/16/2016 - 6:00pm
 
Historic District Development Committee Meeting

Historic District Development Committee Meeting

The Natchitoches Historic District Development Committee will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 10:00am
03/17/2016 - 10:00am
 
Leaders Against Litter

Leaders Against Litter

Keep Natchitoches Beautiful wants all city, parish, business and community leaders to save the date for Friday, March 18, 2016 for Leaders Against Litter! The Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Volunteer Louisiana, and Keep Natchitoches Beautiful are launching a statewide effort to bring awareness to the litter problem in Louisiana by engaging local and state leaders and community volunteers. You are invited to join these leaders on Friday, March 18, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. to take a stand against litter! For more information, please call (318) 357-3822.

Location at the Martin Luther King Rec. Center
660 MLK Dr. Natchitoches, LA 71457
Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 9:00am
03/18/2016 - 9:00am
 
NSU President's Command Performance

NSU President's Command Performance

The Northwestern State University Foundation invites you to Save the Date for the third annual President’s Command Performance on Friday, March 18th. Northwestern State University's President’s Command Performance will begin with music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Plaza in conjunction with a silent auction and an exhibit of artwork in the Orville Hanchey Gallery presented by the talented students in NSU's Department of Fine + Graphic Art.

During the main performances Northwestern State University President, Dr. James Henderson will present this year's Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees. Honorees will be Jerry Payne, Colleen Lancaster, and Lenn Prince. The three will be inducted into the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts Hall of Fame.

When: 

Friday, March 18, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 Where:

Northwestern State University

Alumni Plaza, Orville Hanchey Gallery & A.A. Fredericks Auditorium

 

Sponsorship Opportunities/Tickets:

*Platinum Sponsor.................$2000

*Gold Sponsor........................$1000

*Silver Sponsor.......................$500

*Bronze Sponsor.....................$250

Couple's Ticket........................$125

Individual Ticket....................$65

 

*Sponsor levels include reserved seating in the plaza, reserved seating in A.A. Fredericks Auditorium, sponsor signage, program ad space, etc. 

 

Commemorative Program- Ad Opportunities:

Full Page Ad............................$500

Half Page Ad............................$250

Quarter Page Ad.......................$100

 

For tickets, sponsorship and program ad information, call the NSU Office of University Advancement at (318) 357-5213 or visit http://northwesternalumni.com/PCP16 

Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
03/18/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
NYP St. Patty's Day Pub Crawl

NYP St. Patty's Day Pub Crawl

Join the fun as we “crawl” the bricks St. Paddy-Day style! You can support downtown restaurants while enjoying an evening “on the town,” taking advantage of drink and appetizer specials at each stop. The event will conclude with a finisher’s party with entertainment provided by 90’s cover band The Panhandlers. 

Pub crawlers will also take part in a poker run. Each participant will receive a scorecard at registration. Draw a poker card at each location and collect a unique stamp on your scorecard. Turn in your completed scorecard at the finisher’s party to be eligible to win prizes. 

Prizes to be won include: 

55 inch TV courtesy of Terrell Brothers
Weekend stay at Wildwood Resort
Gift cards from participating restaurants

Each participant will get a souvenir cup, coozie and t-shirt! Don't miss out on the fun--last year, nearly 250 people transformed downtown and this year promises to be even bigger!


Fees/Admission:

$25 Until March 13th
$30 Until March 16th
$35 for Walk ups 
**Walk ups, shirts not guaranteed

Mission Statement
The Natchitoches Young Professionals (NYP) is an organization of the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, and operates under the Community Development Division. NYP is dedicated to developing our community's current and future business leaders with membership available to anyone between the ages of 21 and 40 who lives, works, learns or plays in the greater Natchitoches area.
 
Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 5:30pm to 10:30pm
03/19/2016 - 5:30pm to 10:30pm
 
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Airport Commission Meeting

Airport Commission Meeting

The Airport Commission Meeting will take place at the Natchitoches Regional Airport at 450 Wallenberg Dr.

Date: 
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
03/21/2016 - 5:00pm
 
4-H Junior Leaders Meeting

4-H Junior Leaders Meeting

The 4-H Junior Leaders will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
03/21/2016 - 6:00pm
 
Genealogical Society Meeting

Genealogical Society Meeting

The Genealogical Society will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
03/22/2016 - 7:00pm
 
Natchitoches Central High School Parade & Pep Rally

Natchitoches Central High School Parade & Pep Rally

Natchitoches Central High School will hold a pep rally at the downtown riverbank celebrating the Chiefs Basketball State Championship win.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 5:30pm
03/23/2016 - 5:30pm
 
Natchitoches Humane Society Meeting

Natchitoches Humane Society Meeting

The Natchitoches Humane Society will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
03/24/2016 - 5:00pm
 
 
 
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Krewe of Excellence Meeting

Krewe of Excellence Meeting

The Krewe of Excellence will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457 at 5:00pm.

Date: 
Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 5:00pm
03/27/2016 - 5:00pm
 
City Council Meeting

City Council Meeting

The Natchitoches City Council will meet at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457.

Date: 
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 5:30pm
03/28/2016 - 5:30pm
 
 
 
Kid's Day

Kid's Day

Join us for Kid's Day!! Structured out of school time activities. March 31, 2016 7:30am to 12:30pm for youth ages 6-13 years old. 

There will be art, skills, and recreation activities with breakfast and lunch. 

$5 per child.

Register at the MLK Recreation Center 660 MLK Drive

For more infomation contact Dallas at (318) 238-7508 or drussell@natchitochesla.gov

Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 7:30am to 12:30pm
03/31/2016 - 7:30am to 12:30pm