Calendar Of Events

OMCAP Head Start

WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 2016  -  Sunday, July 31, 2016

WHERE: Ouachita Parish

Is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Head Start is a comprehensive child care program serving children ages 3 to 5 years regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or disabling condition. Applications will be accepted for children born from October, November, December of 2011, January through December of 2012, and January through September 30, 2013. Call: 318 398-0673 for an appointment. You must bring these items: Child’s Birth Certificate - Child’s up-to-date Immunization Record (stamped or signed by provider) - Child’s Social Security Card.- Medical Card/insurance card- Proof of Income for 2015:Tax Returns (1040 & W2), Food Stamp Budget Sheet, Social Security Award Letter, SSI, etc.- Foster Care Placement Agreement (if applicable)- Proof of residence (2 current utility bills in the parent’s name) and Proof of guardianship (if applicable).

Consecration Conference:

WHEN: Friday, July 29, 2016  -  Saturday, July 30, 2016

WHERE: 104 Fondale Street - Monroe, Louisiana

Mt. Arack Baptist Church, 104 Fondale Street - Monroe, Louisiana “Rev. Johnny R. Turner, Sr., Pastor. A raw & real women series-walking in holiness. Limited seating - there will be a charge (includes meals & session materials). Worship services are at no cost. Friday, July 29, 2016 - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Prayer & pick up packets – Rev. Johnny Turner, Sr. Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:00am - Morning worship – Guest speaker – Minister Donyawn Collins - Liberty Christian. Please fast until breakfast. Continental breakfast & display,11:00am - Afternoon worship – Guest speaker – Rep. Katrina R. Jackson -Riverside B.C. 12:30pm - Lunch & Intermission 2:00 Evening worship – Minister Vivian Jenkins-Benton, New Galilee Baptist Church. For registration info contact Lady Linda Turner – 318-267-5559 or

Faith and Power Ministries (aka Saints Specialist Services)

WHEN: Friday, July 29, 2016

WHERE: 1051 Highway 165 Monroe, LA 71203

Presents Holy Ghost Night. Venue: Ballroom Clarion Inn and suites conference center, 1051 Highway 165 Monroe, LA 71203. Time: 11:00pm to 4:00am Theme: Fast, Fierce and Furious (Psalm 34:16) Ministering: Dr. Tobe and Rita Momah, Pastor and Pastor (Mrs) Dustin Walker (First Assembly Bastrop, Louisiana) and other anointed ministers of God.

Trenton Baptist Church

WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 2016

WHERE: 2117 Cypress St., West Monroe, LA

Rev. L.R. Martin, Pastor presents The Best Man Initiative (Purpose - Programs - Principles) from 10 am - 12 p.m. Men face a unique set of challenges in society as they attempt to live honorable lives, providing leadership to their families, businesses, communities and ministries. The Best Man Initiative is a powerful, principle-based program designed to develop young men ages 12-25, and mature men ages 25-55. The Best Man Initiative focuses on five pillars of manhood: Wisdom, Diligence, Respect, Loyalty and Honor. After successfully completing this series, men become better leaders, husbands, employees and citizens. Guest speaker: Minister Jeffery Williams, Baton Rouge, LA. This is an initiative for men; but women are welcome to attend, especially those who are single parents, engaged, married, mothers of sons incarcerated. This forum is typically to teach teens and adutls! Lunch will be served!

The New Antioch Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, July 31, 2016

WHERE: 1905 Short Thomas Street Monroe, La.

Rev. John L. Russell Sr., pastor takes this opportunity to invite you to share in their Annual Men and Women Day Celebration. Men’s Day-10:45 a.m. Guest Minister - Rev. Percy Wilson. New Hope Christian Church - Ansbach Germany. Song Services - Philadelphia Word Center Church Male Chorus. Women’s Day-3:00pm. Guest Speaker -Mrs. Patricia Wilson. New Hope Christian Church - Ansbach Germany. Women are asked to wear white.

Musician’s Appreciation:

WHEN: Sunday, July 31, 2016

WHERE: 1513 South Beauregard Street, Monroe Louisiana

Faith United Appreciation Program for Sister Carolyn Lois Washington was changed from Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016. Time is 2:30 p.m. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Come and help us celebrate this wonderful occasion. Faith United Baptist Church, 1513 South Beauregard Street, Monroe Louisiana. Reverend Alex Earl, Jr., Pastor.

School Reunion

WHEN: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

WHERE: 2800 Burg Jones Ln, Monroe, LA 71202

Attention —Attention! With our School Reunion only 2 months away (if you can believe it)…Over the last several months a number of you have either confirmed you’ll be returning to our reunion or are thinking hard about making it happen. We have been playing “remember when” at our School Reunion meetings, and the organizing committee is in high gear! We feel sure that this will be our best reunion ever, but it won’t be the same if you’re not there! We hope you will be able to attend, and look forward to seeing you at our next meeting at 6:00 p.m. at Henrietta Johnson Recreation Center… Robert ‘Jeff’ Jefferson -Pat Morris.

Southside Community Involvement Association

WHEN: Thursday, August 04, 2016

WHERE: 3504 Jackson Street, Monroe, LA

“The Voters’ Rights Act” Come hear the History, the Charge and today’s Challenge for all. Speaker: Rev. Charles D. Jones Northeast Louisiana’s 1st African American State Legislator Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Robinson Community Center 3504 Jackson Street - Monroe, LA. Refreshments will be served. For Information: Mrs. Berna Dean Jones 318-387-1618 or Ms. Eva Dyann Wilson 318-680-9601.

“Prophetic Impact Revival”

WHEN: Thursday, August 04, 2016  -  Friday, August 05, 2016

WHERE: 401 Lee Joyner Expressway, Monroe, LA

With Bishop/ Prophet Antoine Jasmine August 4th – 5th, 2016 at 7:00pm Monroe Civic Center/Conference Center, 401 Lee Joyner Expressway. On Friday, Aug, 5th at 12:00 noon Bishop Jasmine will be hosting a “Prophetic Hour” Luncheon for all Prophets, Pastors, Preachers, Ministers, Evangelist, Leaders, & Teachers. There will be a registration fee. If you have any questions, please contact: Prophet Vincent Thomas 318-334-5486 or Minister Pamela Nash Blake 870-415-8396.We are looking forward to seeing you at this “Great Prophetic Impact Revival”!

Grambling University National Alumni Association

WHEN: Thursday, August 04, 2016

WHERE: Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe, LA.

Monroe—Ouachita Chapter of Grambling University National Alumni Association Ezzard O. Burton, President presents 14TH Annual Evening with Grambling State University Athletic Department Theme: “Protect the Legacy” Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:00 p.m. Monroe Civic Center Bayou Room, Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe, LA. Please contact: Ezzard Burton (318-680-9057), Johnny McCaa (318-366-1077), Larry Mason (318-503-5189), or Wilbert Williams (318-348-7181). You may also contact any member of the alumni chapter.

The 4th Annual Grayling Lane Back to School Bash

WHEN: Saturday, August 06, 2016

WHERE: 210 Grayling Lane, Monroe, LA.

Is scheduled from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This event will be held at 210 Grayling Lane, Monroe, LA. We will be giving backpacks and school supplies to the children in attendance as well as offering valuable health information, free food, fun activities and much more. Pleas contact Sharon Neal-Greer 318-372-8152 for information or to make a donation. Tax exempt number available upon request.

Pleasant Green Baptist Church

WHEN: Saturday, August 06, 2016

WHERE: Richwood, LA

Will be sponsoring a Back to School Retreat from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Church fellowship Hall. All area students are invited. There will be sessions on: Bullying, Peer Pressure, Fashions, Study Skills, Storytelling, Health and Fitness. School supplies will be presented at the close of the Retreat.

13th Year Anniversary

WHEN: Saturday, August 06, 2016  -  Sunday, August 07, 2016

WHERE: 508 S. 8th Street, Monroe, LA.

Rev. D’ Antre Jackson & The Trinity Aires August 6th & 7th , 2016. 6:30 PM Nightly. To be held at the St. Paul Baptist Church, 508 S. 8th Street, Monroe, LA. Theme: “Stand Up For Jesus”

Men and Women Day program!

WHEN: Sunday, August 07, 2016

WHERE: 200 South 11th Street, Monroe, Louisiana

The Annual Men and Women’s Day Program of Zion Traveler Baptist Church, 200 South 11th Street, Monroe, Louisiana, Rev. Willie E. Mabry, pastor will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Our theme is “Women of Faith Encouraging Each Other.” Sister Mamie Corbin of Pleasant Star Baptist Church of Winnsboro, Louisiana is our speaker. Please join us and help us celebrate this annual event.

Back 2 School Bike Wash

WHEN: Saturday, August 13, 2016

WHERE: 3001 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA.

#1 Stunnas Nela Chapter presents Back 2 School Bike Wash at 3001 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA., from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. School supply giveaway while supplies last.

Faith United Baptist Church

WHEN: Sunday, August 14, 2016

WHERE: 1513 South Third Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71202

Reverend Alex Earl, Jr., Pastor Pastor’s Anniversary on behalf of Faith United Baptist Church, we cordially invite you, the officers, and members of your church to help us honor our pastor, Reverend Alex Earl, Jr. for twenty one (21) years of service. The program will be held at 2:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing all of you there as we make this an exceptional experience for our wonderful pastor. Guest Pastor and Guest Church: Reverend Robby D. Williams and Macedonia Baptist Church, Monroe, Louisiana.

16th Annual Bayou Black Open Rodeo:

WHEN: Saturday, August 20, 2016

WHERE: Monroe Civic Center Arena

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council are pleased to join the Department of Community Affairs, the Real Cowboy Association, the Workforce Investment Board and other event sponsors to announce the 16th Annual Bayou Black Open Rodeo will be held at the Monroe Civic Center Arena 7 pm Saturday, August 20th. Now, for a limited time only, tickets are on sale with a Buy one get one free ticket special. The ticket special will end on July 30. Tickets are available at the Monroe Civic Center Box Office and via Mayor Jamie Mayo, founder of the annual event, comments, “Over the course of 16-years, more than 50,000 fans have seen a diverse group of more than 300 cowboys and cowgirls compete, each year, in traditional rodeo events. We always have an energized crowd jam-packed in the civic center arena. We have great competition, great music and a great deal of family-fun! We encourage everyone throughout northeast Louisiana, and the Ark-La-Miss region to mark your calendar and bring out the entire family for a fan-favorite show which benefits the O.K. Program of Monroe (a youth mentorship program coordinated through the Monroe Police Department.”

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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