Calendar Of Events

Accalia and the Swamp Monster

WHEN: Tuesday, July 26, 2016  -  Saturday, November 05, 2016

WHERE: 1400 S Grand St, Monroe, LA 71202

The Masur Museum of Art and Twin City Art Foundation proudly present: Accalia and the Swamp Monster on view July 26 - November 5, 2016.



Gold Star Mother’s Day Luncheon

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: Kiroli Park Lodge, West Monroe

Monroe West Monroe BPW to host Gold Star Mother’s Day Luncheon: The Monroe West Monroe Business and Professional Women has invited all Gold Star Parents in NELA to a special luncheon in their honor at the Kiroli Park Lodge, West Monroe, starting at 1:00 p.m. The Blue Star Mothers of NELA6 will also participate in this event. Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed the last Sunday in September. It’s a day for people to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Guest speaker is Congressman Ralph Abraham. Wossman High School JROTC will post the colors and The Southern Grace Ladies will provide the musical entertainment.

117th Church Anniversary

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: 2430 Winnsboro Road, Monroe, Louisiana

An open invitation to an anniversary: Union Hill Baptist Church celebrates it’s 117th Church Anniversary, 2430 Winnsboro Road, Monroe, Louisiana, Roosevelt Everfield, Pastor, at 3:00 p.m. Theme: “The Church Will Last Forever” Scripture: “The covenant, He commanded for His church will last for a thousand generations.” Psalms 105:8 (ESV) Guest Pastor and Church, Pastor Charles Myles, Antioch Baptist Church Family. Master of Ceremony, Brother Vandy Jenkins. Come and witness the enjoyment of a 117 year old church and how we celebrate God the Father for taking care of Union Hill Baptist Church, through the generations.

Faith United Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: 1513 South Third Street, Monroe, Louisiana

Reverend Alex Earl, Jr., Pastor will celebrate its Family & Friend’s Day/Homecoming, at 2:30 p.m. Guest Evangelist: Dr. Levi Cyrus of Church of the Living World Community Church of God, Shreveport, Louisiana. Everyone is cordially invited!

16th Year Pastor’s Anniversary

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: 653 Sugar Hill Rd., Archibald, LA

Honoring Pastor & Sis. William E. Ross will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Holly Grove Baptist Church, 653 Sugar Hill Rd., Archibald, LA. Guest speaker: Rev. Arthur Miller , Union Valley Baptist Church, Baskin, LA. & First Community Baptist Church, Bastrop, LA.

Friends and Family Day

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: 1104 West Madison, Bastrop, LA

St. Mary C.M.E. Church, 1104 West Madison, Bastrop, LA. announces its Friends and Family Day program at 3:00 p.m. Purpose: Friends and family worshipping God together. Guest minister and church, Rev. Diane Nelson Neal (Mt. Sinia Williams CME Temple of Collinstion, LA.) Theme: “When two or three are gathered” Matthew 18:20. Refreshment will be served. The public is invited. Each member is asked to pay a fee. Pastor Rev. John D. Griffin, Jr.

Musician’s Appreciation Program

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016

WHERE: 4009 Wiley Street, Monroe, Louisiana

Friendship Baptist Church presents Musician’s Appreciation Program honoring our 1st Lady & Musician Sister Eselener McCoy at 3:00 p.m. Friendship Baptist Church, 4009 Wiley Street, Monroe, Louisiana. Reverend Jessie E. McCoy, Pastor. Theme: Making a joyful noise unto the Lord. Scripture: Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing, and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Ephesians 5:19. All choirs, groups, & soloists are asked to render an A & B Selection.

The New Antioch Baptist Church Family

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2016  -  Friday, September 30, 2016

WHERE: 1905 Short Thomas St, Monroe, LA 71202

Rev. John L. Russell Sr., Pastor takes this opportunity to invite you to share in the following events. Annual Homecoming at 3:00 p.m. Our guest minister and church will be Rev. John L. Perry, Sr. and the King Ollie Baptist Church. Annual Fall Revival will be Monday - Friday September 26-30,2016. Our guest evangelist will be Rev. Willie D. Simmons -Pastor of the Mt. Union Baptist Church - Marion La.

JAG Installation and Induction Ceremony

WHEN: Monday, September 26, 2016

WHERE: 5901 Highway 165 S, Monroe, LA 71202

Richwood Middle School will be having it’s JAG Installation and Induction Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. The Guest speaker will be Kalvin Bowman, Sr., the principal of Caldwell Parish High School and Honorable Gerald Brown, the Mayor of Richwood will conduct the pinning ceremony. We are inquiring about some media coverage for this event.

The New Every Student Succeeds Act (Essa)

WHEN: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

WHERE: 1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe, La.

Save The Date! For an Upcoming Community Forum on The New Every Student Succeeds Act (Essa) Who: Parents, teachers, school employees, and community members of Monroe and surrounding areas. What: The ESSA requires state education policy-makers to engage school stakeholders in the decisions surrounding the law’s enactment. Leaders of the Louisiana Association of Educators will host a community discussion in order to ensure that the authentic feedback of rank and file community members, parents, and teachers is taken into consideration in the state’s implementation of the new law. Time: from 6-7:30 p.m. Where: Ouachita Parish Library - 1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe. Why: We have a chance to get it right for Louisiana’s children, and we need to do everything we can to ensure that we are successful. Our state’s future lies within Louisiana’s classrooms; it’s imperative that we make sure our public schools operate under guidelines which consider all economic backgrounds and give every child access to a quality education. Contact: LAE UniServ Director Ray Hodges, Join the conversation to help to get the Essa Right! Go to for more information.

The Monroe/Ouachita Parish NAACP

WHEN: Thursday, September 29, 2016

WHERE: 1700 Oaklawn Drive, Monroe, LA

Will hold its monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. at Harvey H. Benoit Community Center, 1700 Oaklawn Drive, Monroe. The public is invited to attend. Contact Rev. Ambrose Douzart, president, 318.235.7951 or visit our website at



Pastor’s Anniversary at New St. John Baptist Church:

WHEN: Sunday, October 02, 2016

WHERE: 1307 Sycamore St, Monroe, LA 71202

The members of the New St. John Baptist Church cordially invite you to come, share, and help us celebrate our Pastor and wife, Rev. and Sister Ambrose Douzart, 14th year anniversary at 3:00 p.m. The theme is The Kingdom Building Something Greater Than You and Me, Luke 12:18. Special guest will be Rev. Willie T. Ward, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Huttig Arkansas. The guest church will render song and usher service. We are requesting your presence to help us show appreciation to God’s servants. May God bless and keep you for your support.

First Decade Reunion Committee

WHEN: Tuesday, November 01, 2016  -  Wednesday, November 30, 2016

WHERE: Louisiana

I regret having to inform you of our inability to reach a fiscally viable solution, therefore our First Decade Reunion Committee has canceled our activity that was planned for the first weekend in November of 2016. Our thanks to those who supported our efforts in this endeavor. All funds that were collected will be promptly returned by way of a bank cashier check. If there are questions or comments, please contact: A. Lane Howell(member publicity and planning committee) at 319-343-7465.

Carroll High School Graduates

WHEN: Friday, November 04, 2016  -  Sunday, November 06, 2016

WHERE: Carroll High School

Carroll High School Graduates Come and help us celebrate the ‘First Decade,...when Carroll was the best high school in Monroe. Join us as we, renew old friendships, and remember our accomplishments in Academics, The Arts, and Athletics. Three days of fun and fellowship are being organized by the: “C H.S. First Decade Reunion Committee” (P.O. Box 7363, Monroe, LA 71211), To be held the first weekend in November this year (4-6). All activities will be in a central location that is easily accessed. There are representatives for each class (’53-’62) on the committee, who will be in touch with you concerning your participation. For further information please contact: A. Lane Howell (member of the publicity and planning committee) at 318-343-7465. Remember the date and join,” The Greatest Decade”, Once again for the good times.

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