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NOW through DECEMBER 16- Toy donations accepted at Bunkie Police Department. New and unwrapped items accepted. Call (318) 346-7634.
COURTHOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 5 P.M.
The traditional Christmas Tree Lighting at the Avoyelles Courthohuse will be at 5 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 5), Choirs will carol and snow will fall in addition to the lighting of the courthouse decorations. As part of the new “Marksville Main Street” downtown revitalization effort, the old Raymond’s Department Store will be open to the public and Santa will be available for free photos in front of a Christmas scene background. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies will be served.
BUNKIE CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 5:30 p.m.
The Bunkie Chamber of Commerce will host its 3rd annual Christmas tree lighting at the Depot on Friday (Dec. 6) with hot dogs and chili, music and a special visit from Santa. Christmas caroling will begin at 5:30 p.m. For more information call the Chamber at 346-2575.
DECEMBER 5- Deadline to register for “Christmas Paint and Pajamas,” Avoyelles 4-H Center, Mansura.
Sponsored by Avoyelles Arts Council. Ages 5-13. Cost $15 each for Arts Council member children, $20 for non-Arts Council member children. Call 264-1826.
DECEMBER 7- 11 a.m.- BBQ dinners sold, Christ’s Missionary Baptist Church, Marksville. Cost $8 per plate. Call 253-6137.
DECEMBER 7- 6 p.m.- “Polar Express” movie showing, Effie walking track. Free to attend. Visitors asked to wear pajamas. Visit Ward One Community Foundation Facebook.
DECEMBER 8- Deadline to apply for Marksville Police Department bicycle giveaway. Recipients notified by letter. Call 253-9250.
DECEMBER 12- Deadline to enter Dec. 15 Mansura Christmas Lighting contest, sponsored by Mansura Chamber of Commerce. Call (318) 964-2120.
DECEMBER 14- 6 to 9 p.m.- Drive-thru nativity, Center Point Pentecostal Church. Rev. Carl Beard, pastor. Call 253-8145.
Learn the language of love! and Cajuns! It’s French! At the Avoyelles Parish Library in Marksville each Saturday 10AM - 12PM... Contact Gail Descant Lemoine, Instructor, 225-776-5637 or go by the Library for more information. (TFN)
It's the time of year to give back and Volunteers of America serves more than 1500 individuals and families throughout Cenla. Their focus is on children and families, veterans, homeless and many others in need. Donations can be brought to 3704 Coliseum Blvd in Alexandra or you can email email@example.com for more information (12/31)