Calendar Of Events

The Masur Museum of Art Proudly Presents Three Exhibitions

WHEN: Tuesday, August 25, 2015  -  Thursday, October 08, 2015

WHERE: 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA

The exhibitions will be on view through October 15, 2015, with the exception of Recent Acquisitions & Favorites. It will be on view through February 20, 2016. Always free general admission. You are invited! Members reception for our Exhibitions* Gallery Talk with Emily Caldwell on Thursday, September 17, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Thursday, September 17, 7:00 pm. Makers’ Marks Panel Discussion Curator Led Tour on Tuesday, September 22, 5:30 – 6:15 pm Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Curator Led Tour pARTy 318! on Thursday, September 10, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Thursday, October 8, 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Unless otherwise noted, all programming will take place at the Masur Museum of Art located on 1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. Museum Patrons are invited to a special Studio 318 event as well. For information on this level of membership, contact the Masur Museum at 318-329-2237.

“Peace of Mind”

WHEN: Tuesday, September 01, 2015  -  Tuesday, September 15, 2015

WHERE: Oliver Rd., Monroe, La.

Do you want “Peace of Mind”? Learn from the experts and equip yourself with financial knowledge. Once again, Iberiabank is partnering with Hampco, Inc. in hosting free financial literacy classes. Topics covered will help you to build a solid financial future. Learn from the pros how to improve your money management skills today! One step at a time. On September 1, 2015 is Preparing A Personal Financial Statement (IB – Oliver Rd). On September 8, 2015 is Understanding your credit report (IB – Oliver Rd). On September 15, 2015 Understanding Insurance and How To Own Your Own Home (IB – Oliver Rd). Classes for On September 1, 8, and 15th.

The City of Monroe Traffic Engineering Division

WHEN: Thursday, September 03, 2015  -  Friday, September 18, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Announces an extended road closure for a portion of South Grand Street from Hamilton Street to Carolina Avenue. From now through Friday, September 18, 2015 the purpose is for street repairs. The detour is on Lee Avenue. Contact numbers are:Don Barron Contractor, Ryan 380-8088, and Engineering Dept., City of Monroe Arthur Holland 376-1346.

Confessions of a Sinner, by Jasmine Ka Wise

WHEN: Friday, September 04, 2015  -  Saturday, September 05, 2015

WHERE: 4709 Pecanland Mall Drive

Testimonies are how we changed the world. “I’m starting here..... Watch Jasmine on knoe tv Channel 4, Friday, September 4, 2015 at 6:16 am. Meet the author in person at Book Signing, Saturday, September 5, 2015, 11am to 3pm at Family Christian Stores, 4709 Pecanland Mall Drive, Monroe. The book can be purchased on Amazon.Com or contact the author at

Shady Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church

WHEN: Sunday, September 06, 2015

WHERE: 1520 Highway 132, Mangham, Louisiana

Rev. Mary L. Coleman, Pastor. Presents our: Pastor Appreciation Program, on September 6, 2015, at 2:30 PM.Guest Pastor and churches are: Reverend Walter Conners, Alexandria #1 Baptist Church, Oak Ridge, LA, and New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Bastrop, LA. Theme: "God Appointed; God Anointed". Everyone is Invited!

Annual Back To School Day Services

WHEN: Sunday, September 06, 2015

WHERE: New Antioch Baptist Church

The New Antioch Baptist Church would like to invite you to share in their Annual Back To School Day Services on Sunday, September 6, 2015 -10:45 A.M. The Guest Speaker will be Mrs. Jennifer Armstrong Harris - Principal of Madison Foster Elementary School. We take this time as a church family to bring the following elements together: church, home , and school. Each student and educator will be awarded. The student with the most invited educators will be awarded. Yours in Christ, The New Antioch Baptist Church family.

Labor Day Holiday Closures

WHEN: Monday, September 07, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council announce the following will be closed in observance of the September 7, 2015, Labor Day Holiday: All Monroe City Offices & Departments, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe City Court, Monroe City Marshals, Monroe Civic Center, Monroe Recreation/Community Centers, Monroe Transit System. Labor Day Holiday Openings on September 7, 2015: Chennault Golf Course, Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo. Labor Day Holiday Garbage Schedule: Garbage normally picked up on Monday, September 7th, will be picked up on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Taste of Home’s Culinary Specialist, Michelle Roberts

WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 2015

WHERE: West Monroe Convention Center

Will be at the West Monroe Convention Center on Thursday, September 10, 2015 to share her home cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating step-by-step recipes for the season’s best dishes. This season’s event is brought to you by Sunny 98.3, 92.3 The Wolf & 103.1 Now. The Taste of Home Cooking School is America’s leading cooking school program, inspiring more than 140,000 passionate home chefs at 200+ events nationwide. Attendees experience exciting recipe demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at the local grocery store and best of all, the dishes are submitted by home cooks from across the country. “From experienced home chefs to beginners learning their way around the kitchen, the Taste of Home Cooking School offers something for everyone – putting a fresh spin on old favorites and adding new and delicious recipes to your seasonal repertoire,” said Michelle Roberts, Taste of Home Culinary Specialist. Attendees will receive a gift bag including the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine. Some attendees will go home with an exciting door prize or one of the tasty recipes created onstage that night. Visit and click on ‘Cooking School’ or come by 1200 North 18th Street, Suite D, Monroe for complete ticket information and show highlights.

Southside Community Involvement Association

WHEN: Thursday, September 10, 2015

WHERE: 3504 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA

“An update on headstart”. Judge Larry Jefferson, President, Ouachita Multi-Purpose Community Action Program. On Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6pm a meeting will be held at the Robinson Community Center 3504 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA. For more information please call Mrs. Brena Dean Jones at 318-387-1618 or Ms. Eva Dyann Wilson 318-680-9601.

Quilt Show

WHEN: Friday, September 11, 2015  -  Saturday, September 12, 2015

WHERE: 5254 Quitman Hwy, North Hodge, La.

The Heritage Quilt Guild of Jonesboro, La. will be presenting “Quilting in the Pines” a two day Quilt Show on Fri and Sat, Sept. 11th & 12th from 9:00 to 5:00 on Fri. and 9:00 to 4:00 on the North Hodge Assembly of God Church 5254 Quitman Hwy, North Hodge, La. Over 100 Quilts, Wall Hangings, Miniatures and Quilts from the Past will be on display. A Country Store will feature handmade items and there will be vendors and door prizes. Lunches will be for sale by the Women’s Ministries of the church both days. A drawing for the hand appliqued and hand quilted donation quilt will be held just prior to the 4:00 p. m. closing on Sat and tickets will be on sale up to the time of the drawing. You do not have to be present to win.

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