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.



New Antioch Baptist Church

WHEN: Friday, August 26, 2016

WHERE: 1905 Short Thomas Street, Monroe, LA.

John L. Russell Sr., Pastor celebrating Reverend & Mrs. John L. Russell Sr. Pastoral 20th Anniversary and 53 Years of Ministering the Word of God. To God be the glory for the great things he has done…Schedule of services as follows: Pastoral Appreciation Banquet, Macedonia B.C. Family Life Center-2600 Washington Street, Friday, August 26th • 6:30 p.m. Pastoral Appreciation Celebration, 1905 Short Thomas Street, Sunday, August 28th • 3:00 p.m. at New Antioch B.C. Guest Speaker: Dr. Robby Williams. We cordially invite you to share in this wonderful occasion!

Parent and Student Fair

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016

WHERE: 1310 Richwood Road #1, Monroe, LA 71202

My Mind is a Pearl, Inc. will be hosting our 4th Annual Parent and Student Resource Fair-Stop the Violence- at Madison James Foster Elementary, 1310 Richwood Road #1, on Saturday, August 27th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This exciting event is free to the public. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. The purpose of this event is to assist students and parents in becoming lifelong learners, build a healthy esteem, and to provide information for them that will afford them the opportunity to utilize community resources. School supplies will be given to the students that attend Madison James Foster Elementary. My Mind is a Pearl, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has the mission of improving the conditions and the lives of children in our community. Founded by Cleoria Dunn, the organization promotes this yearly event throughout Northeast Louisiana to provide much needed school supplies and motivation to school children in low-income communities. Donations for this community event are being requested. Please help us by donating school supplies or monetary gifts. Your gifts are tax deductible. To offer support, to find out more information about his event, contact Cleoria Dunn at 318-547-2704.

New Morning Star MBC “Youth Department”

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016

WHERE: 409 Oliver St. Bastrop, LA

Will be hosting our first Teen Summit “Let’s talk about it!” Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:00am-1:00pm. To be held at the Genesis Center, 409 Oliver St. Bastrop, LA, Rev. Eddie Douzart III, Pastor. Proverbs 22:16 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. We are inviting all children ages 13-21 to come out and share in this life learning experience. Our goal is to set a atmosphere of confidentiality that will allow our children to feel free to openly talk, discuss and ask questions! Contact persons are Sisters Brenda Reese, Pamela Benton & Paula Jones.

2016 Monroe City Golf Championship

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016  -  Sunday, August 28, 2016

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Monroe City Director of Golf Bill Baker announces the 2016 Monroe City Golf Championship originally scheduled for August 20 & 21 has been postponed until August 27 & 28 due to the wet conditions of the course from the recent rains.

Zion Spring Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 2016

WHERE: 913 Powell Ave Monroe, LA

Invites you to attend the “Installation and Welcoming Services celebrating Pastor Ricky L. James and Lady Linda James Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. hosted by Rev. Charles Myles and the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.

St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church Adult Choir Ministry

WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 2016

WHERE: 1600 Peach Street, Monroe, LA.

Rev. Kenneth Nolley, Pastor celebrates the 32nd Anniversary of Sister Glinda Jackson, Minister of Music at 11:00 a.m.. Song Services by: King Ollie Baptist Church Choir. You are cordially invited to help us celebrate this most spiritual occasion. Come and be blessed!!!

St. Jude Baptist Church Family

WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 2016

WHERE: 5301 Blanks Avenue, Monroe, LA

Celebrates our Pastor, Reverend Dr. Ruth Collins-Brown Twelfth Year Pastoral Anniversary, August 28, 2016 at 2:30 P.M. Special guest will be Pastor Ronnie Traylor, and the Marion Baptist Church Family of Marion, LA.

Riverside Missionary Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, August 28, 2016

WHERE: 2601 Powell Avenue - Monroe, LA

C. R. Jackson, Sr., Pastor will have their Re-Dedication Services during morning worship services at 10:50a.m. The public is invited.

A time to reflect:

WHEN: Monday, August 29, 2016

WHERE: 700 South 6th Street

Let’s honor those that lost their lives and celebrate life as we know it now since hurricane Katrina 11 years ago. Words of expressions, visuals and more. Come help us remember the day, everybody lives changed forever and yes that includes “you too” because you lived through it as well ...Also some of the donated proceeds with benefit Baton Rouge flood victims. To be held at 700 South 6th Street at 6pm. For those wanting to help and support the event. Contact info: (318)307-2235;

CHS Class of 1964

WHEN: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

WHERE: 1700 Oaklawn Dr, Monroe, LA 71202

Attention Carroll High School Class of 1964 - all are asked to attend an important meeting to be held at 6:00 pm at the Benoit Recreation Center. Please contact Ms. Johnnie Thomas at (318) 547-8536 for more information.

New Light Baptist Church Hosts Community Prayer Service:

WHEN: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

WHERE: 1623 South 4th Street, Monroe, LA.

In light of the emotional unrest that is occurring in our country at large, the New Light Baptist Church is hosting a Community Prayer Service to acknowledge the sacrifice and commitment that our local public servants make daily to improve the quality of life in our community. Please join us as we pray for our local leaders in government and in education and for our law enforcement officers. As we come together as a community, it is our prayer that God will grant our honorees wisdom and guidance in their decision-making and will restore peace in our land. Come One, Come All! Community Prayer Service Wednesday, August 31, 2016 6:30 p.m. New Light Baptist Church, 1623 South 4th Street, Monroe, LA.

The John H. Scott Memorial Fund

WHEN: Saturday, September 03, 2016

WHERE: Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Museum

Will sponsor The Louis G. Scott Tribute Luncheon at the Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Museum in Monroe, LA at 1:00 pm. The Luncheon, a fundraiser for the Memorial Fund’s scholarships and other programs, is being held in recognition of the legal and community work of Attorney Louis Granderson Scott. The program, which promises to be uplifting and enjoyable, is scheduled to end at 4 p.m., but Grambling and Southern football fans in the Monroe area or persons enroute to other activities or commitments are still encouraged to stop by the African American Museum in order to honor Attorney Scott and support the John H. Scott Memorial Fund. Tickets for the Luncheon may be purchased at

Attention Newtown Community

WHEN: Saturday, September 03, 2016

WHERE: 1700 Oaklawn Dr, Monroe, LA 71202

Regarding residents past and present - all are asked to a attend a fundraising planning meeting to be held on September 3rd at 1:00 pm at the Benoit Recreation Center. Please contact Ms. Johnnie Thomas at (318) 547-8536 for more information.

The Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, September 04, 2016

WHERE: 913 Beverly St., Monroe, La.

Glenn Walter McKinney, Sr., Pastor/Teacher invites you in helping celebrate their 67th church anniversary at 2:15 p.m. Guest speaker and church, Pastor Henry Yeathy and the Saint James Baptist Church of Monroe. Theme: God’s Church Matt. 16:18...upon this church I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Ps. 122: I was glad when they said let us go into the house of the Lord. Dinner will be served in the Fellowship Hall after the program. Please come out and join with us.

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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