Here’s how it works: Each ticket sold is matched to a duck. Bags with thousands of ducks are emptied into the Red River. As the currents carry the ducks downstream, the fastest duck across the finish line is the winner, and the person whose ticket matches that duck is the winner of the $10,000 prize.
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The 28th annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival, a celebration of the music, art and food of African-American culture, will return to downtown Shreveport’s Festival Plaza on June 20-22. General admission is $10. A discounted admission fee of $5 is available on Friday, June 20, until 6 p.
“As far as traditions and order of worship, West LA UMC is very similar to most other United Methodist churches I’ve been a part of in Texas and Louisiana,” said Ramsey. “That’s what I love about the Methodist church: You can go anywhere in the nation, and you know what to expect.
The event will feature three fun-filled days of activities, tours, shopping, dining and entertainment. Registration fees vary, and participants must register to receive discounts and complementary services during events..
• Registration begins at 8 a.m. • Fishing contest begins at 9 a.m., and bait casting contest begins 10 a.m. • Awards will be presented before noon. • Eligible for kids 6 to 14 years of age. • Bait will be provided by LDWF. • Park entrance fee: $2/person; free entry for Seniors (62 and older) and children (3 and under).
“With his guidance, I submitted a play called ‘Dead Brains.’ It ended up winning the National AIDS Fund/CFDA-Vogue Initiative Award for Playwriting. From there ‘Dead Brains’ would be presented at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival in San Francisco, eventually receiving its world premiere production at the Seattle Fringe Festival.