Events Calendar: Feb. 24-March 3


Feb. 24
NSU Lady Demons basketball will play Nicholls at home at 5:30 p.m. Men’s game follows at 7 p.m.
Feb. 25
Join the Boys & Girls Club at 9:30 a.m. at the Ben Johnson Auditorium for a community breakfast in support of the upcoming opening of hte new Natchitoches club. Special guest will be Lorraine Orr, COO for B&G Clubs of America. Tickets required.
Feb. 26
Fort Jesup Bicentennial Celebration. Features music and entertainment, living history demonstrations, cast iron cooking demonstrations and children’s actiities. Free admission.
Feb. 26
The Campti Community Development Center (CCDC) is organizing its first parade and welcomes parade participants and donations of throws. Parade participants will line up at 2846 Hwy 71 at 12:30 p.m. (Old Sambo’s). The parade will start at 1 p.m. and the route will continue onto Lake, Mill and Edenborne Street before ending at the CCDC office at 121 A Raphiel St. No four wheelers are allowed, but side by sides and horses are welcome. All entries must be decorated. For more information contact Amanda Davis, Program Director, at (318) 476-2323.
Feb. 26
The Krewe of Dionysos is preparing for their upcoming Mardi Gras parade Feb. 26.    Anyone who would like to enter can submit a participation form on-line through the website,  
Feb. 26
Krewe of Waguns Parade at 3 p.m. Free
Feb. 26
NSU Lady Demons play at 1 Prather Coliseum when they host New Orleans. Men’s game follows at 3 p.m.
Feb. 28
All Natchitoches Parish Schools with fifth grade enrollment will host a Community Programs Day at the individual schools Wednesday, March 9 during school hours. The Natchitoches Parish School Board set this day aside so organizations, clubs or programs have an opportunity to promote student membership and/or make available literature.
During this day, students will have an opportunity to visit tables for information that sparks their interest. Any group interested in participating should contact Dr. Grant Eloi or Kanika Revels at 318-352-2358. Deadline to sign up is Feb. 28.
March 3
There will be a job fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Natchitoches American Job Center, 303 Bienville St. Bring a driver’s license or ID, Social Security card, resume, certifications. Positions include assembly, day care, clerical and others.

This article published in the Feb. 24, 2022, print edition