Thursday, March 21, 2013

Millennium Park Grand Opening

The City of Lake Charles will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for Millennium Park, located at the south end of Bord Du Lac Drive, on Saturday, March 23, at 10a.m., at the main entrance shade pavilion.

During the festivities, the City's Recreation and Park's Department will provide free face-painting, a children's train ride and character balloons.  Millennium Park consists of the community-rebuilt playground area along with other new components including a splash park, shade pavilion, fossil dig, walking paths and other amenities.  

The hours of operation for the park will be as follows: Summer Season: April - October, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Winter Season: November to March, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The public is encouraged to attend the event. 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Jazz in the Arts

On Sunday March 17th, Jazz in the Arts returns to Central School with a concert featuring Saxophonist Marcus Davis, Jazz Singer/Drummer Ronald "Ronnie" Rocio along with his wife Jazz Singer Nandria. 

Saxophonist Marcus Davis has performed at the 53rd Presidential Inaugural Ball, at the Congressional Black Caucus Inaugural Ball, and has played alongside the likes of Tramaine Hawkins, The Temptations, and Mikki Howard to name just a few.  

Jazz Singer/ Drumer Ronald Rocio has performed as the opening act for Bobby Bland, Natalie Cole, and Ray Charles among others. 

For more information call: The Arts Council (337) 439-2787 or call Pat Daigle (337) 794-5744.