Calendar of Events
Ongoing: “Autographing History,” an exhibit of 54 documents, letters and receipts bearing the signatures of famous historical figures including presidents George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Napoleon Bonaparte, and many more. The collection on loan from Gloria B. Meyer of Shreveport and the late Charlton E. Meyer Jr. is on display at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road. Hours: Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday- Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 632-2020.
Ongoing: Yogie & Friends Exotic Cat Sanctuary, Louisiana’s only rescue for abused, neglected and unwanted large cats is open to the public on Saturdays only from noon to 5 p.m., weather permitting. The sanctuary is located at 128 Fob Lane in Frierson, La. For more information, call 795-0455 or visit www.yogieandfriends.org.
Every Wednesday & first Tuesday of the month: Project Matt’s HOPE, free support group for family and friends of people in prison, 7-9 p.m., Paula’s Sav Tax, 3621 W. 70th St. For additional information, e-mail projectmattshope@ yahoo.com.
Every Thursday: Cancer Support Group, for cancer patients and family members, noon-1 p.m., Conference Room, Christus Schumpert Cancer Treatment Center, One St. Mary Place. Free. For more information, call Mimi at 681-6231.
First Thursday of the month: Amputee Support Group, monthly meeting for all amputees, featuring monthly guest lecturers including doctors, therapists, counselors, prosthetics and more, 6:30 p.m. Certified Limb and Brace, 3227 Portland Ave. near the corner of I-20 and Greenwood Road. For more information, call 636-9145.
First Thursday of month: Sons of Confederate Veterans Meeting, monthly meeting of the Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor Camp #1308, Sons of Confederate Veterans meets monthly at 7 p.m. at El Chico, 4015 Fern Ave. Programs about Southern history and heritage are presented. The public is invited. For more information, e-mail the Sons of Confederate Veterans at rebelyell1864 @gmail.com.
Every Saturday: Bossier Animal Control Adoption Days, meet dogs, cats, puppies and kittens who are in need of a good home, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PetSmart, 2631 Beene Blvd. in Bossier City. For more information, call 741-8499.
Every third Saturday of the month: Southern Christian Writer’s Club, meets from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Calvary Abundant Life Tabernacle, corner of Bethel Road and Highway 84 East in Logansport, La. Its mission is to help and encourage writers share their love of Jesus with others through publishing. Writers in both religious and secular writing are welcome. Membership is $20 per year. Other writing groups are available. For more information, call Marcella Simmons at 318-697- 5649.
Every Saturday through Oct. 26: Shreve Town Ghost Walk, $5-$10 Departure time 8 p.m., Caddo Parish Courthouse. Each walk lasts about 110 minutes and is filled with nonstop storytelling. go to www.shreve townghostwalk.com
Oct. 25: Mustang Sally at Sam’s Town Casino, 10 p.m. Free admission.
Oct. 26th: “Oh No, Not Ghost”, The Bossier Arts Council presents free public reading by author Richard Michelson, 1 p.m. at the Gallery Fine Art Center, 2151 Airline Drive. Bossier City. A traditional read aloud, with children playing the “scary” parts.
Oct. 26: Movies and Moonbeams, Rise of the Guardians, at mike Wood Park at dusk. Before each movie BAC will provide a free activity for families!
Nov. 2nd: Movies and Moonbeams, Remember the Titans at North Bossier Park at dusk. Before each movie BAC will provide a free activity for families!
Nov. 2: Miss Christmas on Caddo Pageant. Lovely young ladies from the area from ages 0 to 19 will compete in this beauty pageant to be held at 2 p.m. at the Singing Pines Recreation Center (formerly the old Hosston School) in Hosston, La.
Nov. 7: Chris Tomlin Burning Lights Tour with Louie Giglio. 7:30 p.m. at CenturyLink Center. Tickets start at $25 and are available at ticketmaster.com.
Nov. 7: Broadmoor Baptist Church’s Salute to Veterans. Former governor and four-term U.S. Congressman Buddy Roemer will pay tribute to local veterans during the annual veterans’ event at 6 p.m. in the Broadmoor Baptist Church’s Memorial Chapel. The event also includes an assortment of Christian and patriotic music by Broadmoor’s singer extraordinaire Tim Magill and by the church’s Good news Gospel Quartet.
Nov. 12: Professional Civil Law Notaries Association. Sign-in at 6 p.m., with the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. Free. Judge Sheva Sims will speak on “Legal Parameters for Louisiana Notaries.” Southern Hills Business Association Conference Center, 9701 Baird Road, Shreveport. For more information, call Glinda DuBois at 797-4396.
Nov. 16: Animal Welfare Inc.’s 12th Annual Rummage 4 Rescue. Shop for household items, small appliances, dishes, glassware, handbags, crafts, collectibles, vintage clothes, yard items, toys, home decorations, art, dog toys and clothes, furniture and much more. Proceeds will benefit the Spay/ Neuter Voucher Program and rescue animals. Donations of dry dog and dry cat food are greatly appreciated. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Barksdale Federal Credit Union parking lot, 2321 Airline Drive, Bossier City.
Dec. 7: Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival. Celebrate the holidays in the 19th annual festival featuring entertainment, clowns, food and craft booths, a jumping house and a visit from Santa Claus with a free toy for each child. The festival opens at 3:30 p.m. at Earl Williamson Park in Oil City, La., with the fireworks starting at 6:30 p.m.