March of Dimes of North Louisiana will hold the 2015 March for Babies Saturday, May 9 at the Natchitoches Central Ball Field. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin at 10 a.m. To register a team visit www.marchforbabies.org. This event is family friendly and refreshments will be served. There will be games activities and entertainment for kids of all ages.
4-H youth resident summer camp registration is open. The camp is June 1-5 at the LSU AgCenters Grant Walker 4-H educational center, an 80 acre campsite located near Pollock, on Hwy. 8 about 15 miles northeast of Alexandria. 4-H camp strives to develop a variety of life skills. Space is limited and registration packets are due April 1. For information contact Gwen Fontenot at 357-2224.
The Krewe of Excellence will host an “All White Affair” summer soiree Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. at the Ben Johnson Auditorium. The event is casual-dressy and guests will wear all white clothing. DJ Roy Wood will provide music. The evening will be considered a “bring your own spirits” event. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For information call 318-332-7455.
Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host Cane River Music Festival May 9. Headliners include Goldman Thibodaux and the Lawtell Playboys and Cedric Watson and the Mad Minstrels.
The City of Natchitoches will host Summer Splash Thursday, May 7 from 4-6 p.m. at the Natchitoches Events Center on Second Street. Summer Splash is an annual informational fair that highlights summer activities throughout the city and parish for children of all ages. The event is free and open to the public.For information or to reserve a booth, please contact the City of Natchitoches Main Street Office at 352-2746 or email Samantha Bonnette at firstname.lastname@example.org.