Weekend Events March 3, 2016

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First Thursday Downtown
Time:     5:00pm- 7:00 pm
On the first Thursday of every month join Antique Alley for extended shopping hours. Enjoy sips, nibbles, and store specials during extended shopping hours at participating merchants.
Venue: Antique Alley
Spring Wine Tasting
Time:     6:00pm-8:00pm
Join the Tonore’s Wine Cellar for a wonderful wine Tasting. Proceeds of the night will go to Family Promise of Ouachita. Enjoy the premium wines and food provided by Tonore’s and Crumbs Catering.
Venue: Tonore’s Wine Cellar
Admission Cost:                Suggested $12 donation at the door
Phone: 318-325-4100
Barak Shrine Circus
Time:     Friday-7:30 pm; Saturday-10:00 am, 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm; Sunday-2:00 pm
Bring the kids out to see the lions, the elephants, the acrobats and silly clowns, the whole works! And don’t forget to get your Cracker Jacks at intermission. Money raised assists with the Shriner’s activities.
Venue: Monroe Civic Center
Admission Cost:                Ticket Prices Vary
Phone: 318-329-2225
Run for the Reach
Time:     8:00am
Join us and run your race at a 5K Run/Walk hosted by Grace Pointe Church to raise money for outreach and to further the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children. Awards will be given by age groups and gender. Register online now at www.mygracepointe.tv/runforthereach
Venue: Forsythe Park
Admission Cost:                $26.62-$31.74
Phone: 318-329-2439
Painting in the Park!
Time:     9:00am-12:00pm
Painting in the park is a fun event for all ages! Only $10 to paint a small canvas or ceramic, and $15 for larger canvases! All supplies and step-by-step instructions are included! There’s no need to make reservations, just meet them at the Kiroli Park Tennis Shelter on Saturday, March 5th.
Venue: Kiroli Park
Admission Cost:                $10-$15
Phone: 318-396-4016
“Mary Poppins, The Musical”
Time:     Saturday- 2:00pm & 7:00pm; Sunday- 3:00 pm
Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. An enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft, the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts performance of Mary Poppins is sure to blow you away. Showtime starts at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, tickets are $8 for students and $12 for adults.
Venue: Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
Admission Cost:                $8 Students, $12 Adult
Phone: 318-812-7922
Tool Demonstration
Time:     1:00pm-4:00pm
Come and watch the rangers demonstrate the tools used by early inhabitants to build, hunt and create other articles used in their culture.
Venue: Poverty Point World Heritage Site
Admission Cost:                $4 per person
Phone: 888-926-5492

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