Local residents will have a chance to check a few Christmas items off their list early this week as Holidays in CedarTown opens up in the Ruston Civic Center.
Doors to the annual market event open for the general public from 12:30-9 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission will cost $5, which will gain entrance for all three shopping days. All proceeds will benefit the Cedar Creek School Parents Club, which helps meet various needs of the school throughout the year.
Camille Pearce, Jamikal Perry (black jacket) and DeAudreon Moore enjoy a game of basketball during the Fifth Annual SOCA (South of California Avenue) Block Party. This event, organized by the Community Design Activism Team made up of Louisiana Tech University architecture students, was held at Mays Chapel Church on Saturday. Residents of the neighborhood, as well as volunteers interested in helping the community, joined together for a day of fun and brainstorming. Community members shared their ideas with CDAT members of how their neighborhood can be improved.
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council encourages arts in the youth and the organization in hosting yet anotherart-filled day for area youth.
NCLAC will host Tie-Dye Day as part of its first Arts Academy class of the 2013-14 school year.
NCLAC Executive Director said the idea came from a member — Rachel Johnston.
“She suggested with the Columbus Day school holiday right around the corner it would be the perfect time to offer the class for students while parents are working,” Slaughter said. “So the idea and the need fit together very well.”
Ruston’s Buddy Ball softball league will wrap up its spring season Saturday at the J.C. Love Complex located on U.S. 167 South. Games are at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. The day will also include lunch and a trophy presentation. In this file photo, Lee Patton helps his daughter Caroline bat during the 2014 season.