Calendar Of Events

Please be advised that the Monroe Fire Department, in conjunction with the Water Distribution Department, will be conducting citywide fire hydrant flow testing.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 18, 2015  -  Friday, May 08, 2015

WHERE: The City of Monroe

The testing will begin Wednesday, February, 18, 2015, and will last through Friday, May 8, 2015, from 8:30am until 4:00pm Monday through Friday. These tests are necessary to ensure proper operation of the fire hydrant as well as to ensure a sufficient supply of water in the event of a fire emergency in your area. During these times residents may see a mild fluctuation in water pressure and the possibility of discolored water. To minimize problems that might occur we ask that you check your water supply thoroughly before cooking or doing laundry. If you experience discolored water please call 329-2385 immediately so that the problem may be resolved as soon as possible.


St. Matthew announces 40 Days of Praying, Caring, Sharing, Caring & Fasting Ash Wednesday

WHEN: Wednesday, February 18, 2015  -  Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: St. Matthew Church, 500 South 7th Street, Monroe, LA., Elder Jimmie Ervin, Jr., Pastor

February 18, 2015 Palm Sunday, March 29, 2014. You are invited to pray with us. Seeking God for our City 2015 Prayer Every Wednesday from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. St. Matthew Daily Prayer Conference Call 12:00 – 12:30 Phone: 1-712-775-7031 Meeting ID # 444 653 577#.


The Renwick Addition Community Reunion - Slated for this coming Summer, 2015 -

WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2015  -  Friday, May 01, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Let’s get together! · We’ll celebrate good times! · Come out and enjoy fabulous food, fun, and friends! · We’ll reconnect with former friends and neighbors! · We’ll meet and greet new acquaintances! · Let’s be sure to reconnect with former friends and neighbors!


Forsythe Point closure

WHEN: Thursday, March 19, 2015  -  Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WHERE: The City of Monroe

Alert: due to the rising waters of the Ouachita River, all activities at Forsythe Point will be closed with the exception of the boat ramp. For more information, contact Don Hopkins at 329-2263.


Road Closure for Sewer Project

WHEN: Monday, March 23, 2015  -  Monday, April 27, 2015

WHERE: Starting at Carolina Street and progressing north to Morris Dr.,

Starting Monday, March 23 and subject to weather, portions of South Grand will be closed to through traffic for the next several weeks for a sewer project. Starting at Carolina Street and progressing north to Morris Dr., a one to two block section will be closed to all traffic, 24/7 until work is completed in the section. The work will then move north and close the next one to two block section. During this time, North-bound trucks are advised to detour to Jackson St via Thomas. South-bound trucks are advised to detour via Forrest Ave. Local streets will remain open to local traffic.

The detour is necessary for the safety of the public and the workers on the project. We regret the inconvenience and appreciate the public's patience as we complete this project.


All are invited to come and enjoy our special service.

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: Union Hill Baptist Church, Roosevelt Everfield Pastor

Union Hill Baptist Church, Roosevelt Everfield Pastor, will be having a special guest speaker, John White, from Port Arthur, Texas during the 11 a.m. service.


Deacon/Deaconess Program program to be held

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Chuch, 1001 Breard Street, Monroe, LA., Pastor D. R. Griffin, Sr.

At 2:30 p.m. Guest: Reverend Don Pridgett & Gallilee Baptist Church, Start, LA.


You are cordially invited to witness Christ’s answer to the question: Why is his church happy?

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: Triumph Baptist Church, 800 Girod St., Monroe, LA. Rev. Eddie Stewart, Sr., Pastor

Triumph Baptist Church, 800 Girod St., Monroe, LA. Rev. Eddie Stewart, Sr., Pastor and Rev. Jacquelyn Simmons, Family and Friends cordially invite you to witness Christ’s answer to the question: Why is his church happy? Palm Sunday at 3:00p.m.


First Annual Easter Musical

WHEN: Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 709 South 13th Street, Monroe, LA. Rev. Feeoptris Strickland, Jr., Pastor

At 3:00 p.m. Featuring the Mt. Pleasant Mass Choir, directed by Bro. Michael Jackson & Bro. Joshua Boatner. You are invited to come make a joyful noise with us in the Lord. Come clap your hands, stomp your feet, and lift up the name of Jesus with us! We look forward to seeing you and your family.


Downtown Monroe Alliance invites you to Downtown River Jam on April 2nd

WHEN: Thursday, April 02, 2015

WHERE: Henry Bry Park the corner of Walnut and Desiard St., at the foot of the Endom Bridge

The Downtown Monroe Alliance will host the April 2nd Downtown River Jam, brought to you by the law office of Kevin Alexander. Downtown River Jam will be held at Henry Bry Park, in conjunction with the Downtown Art Crawl, starring Bad Monkey Brass Band on the Jim Taylor Chevrolet Stage.
Henry Bry Park is located on the corner of Walnut and Desiard St., at the foot of the Endom Bridge. Admission to Downtown River Jam is free and open to the public.


The Mt. Arack Baptist Church presents “The Crucifixion” an Easter Production

WHEN: Friday, April 03, 2015

WHERE: Mt. Arack Baptist Church, 104 Fondale Street, Monroe, LA, Rev. Johnny Ray Turner, Sr., Pastor.

At 6:00 p.m. The production will include dance and musical selection. Come be a part of this production. The production is the ministry work of Vessel Linda Turner.


The Wossman Wildcat Alumni Association proudly announces the 3rd Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend

WHEN: Friday, April 10, 2015  -  Sunday, April 12, 2015

WHERE: The City of Monroe

April 10-12th. 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees are: Damien Lawson, ’92 State Championship Basketball Team, ’93 Girls State Championship Basketball Team, Mrs. Dianne Freeman, George “Vamp” Belton, Ms. Ruby Boston, Mr. James Benton, Mr. Albert Sweet, Ms. Augustine Moorhead, Ms. Elaine Edward, & Ms. Dilcy Hunter. Hall of Fame inductees will take their place in the Wossman Alumni Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 11th at the George “Vamp” Belton Sports Complex at 6pm. Highlighted events to commemorate the weekend include: (April 10/7:30pm) The Love 2 Laugh Comedy Show featuring BET’s Joe Clair & Friends; (April 10/9pm) The Official Wossman Hall of Fame/Carroll All Star Weekend Launch Party and Comedy Show After Party at the All New Club Sippers; (April 11/11am) The Clash of the Wossman Alumni Hall of Famer vs the Carroll Alumni All Stars Basketball Game and Alumni Pep Rally, featuring alumni bands and dance teams; (April 11/6pm) Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, featuring Maurice Johnson’s Live Band and dinner buffet inclusive, and (April 11/9pm) The Hall of Fame & All Star Weekend All White Party featuring DJ Phil from the Rickey Smiley Morning Show on the Soundtracks. For ticket information please visit the Wildcat Alumni Association’s Official website atwww.wwaagocats.org or call 318-538-1098. Comedy Show tickets can be purchased at Afro Centrics, Smokers Paradise and the All New Club Sippers.


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