Upcoming Events

June 16-17

Free diapers at SEEDS Women’s Center, 402 Broadway. Just make an appointment. Call 318-639-0907 or text 318-459-8579.

June 17

11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sponsored by Men of Courage, Webster Parish,  a  chicken plate fundraiser for burn victims Reagan Hardaway, Chancey Hawk and Daniel Payne. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Meals include chicken, beans, potato salad and dessert. Pick up is at Mel Smith’s Marine, 1610 Shreveport Rd., Minden. For more information, including sponsorship and donation inquiries, please contact Ramanda Ketchum at ramanda_lee@yahoo.com or 318-347-2614.

3 p.m. until 7 p.m., Juneteenth Festival – Our Health Matters health fair, co-sponsored by La. Department of Health and Healing from the Heart LLC. Free event, music, food, kid friendly, door prizes.

June 18

Noon until 5 p.m. Pop-Up and Pose event kicks off the weekend at the Minden Civic Center. The event promotes unity, freedom and confidence for all. It is free to the public.

7 p.m. Minden Civic Center, following above event is a fashion show and mini hair show followed by entertainment with comedian and Minden native, Cassie J. All sponsored by Neisa Murray.

June 18; July 16

9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. Louisiana Christian University Football Camps. All camps at Wildcat Stadium in Pineville. Cost 9s $40/$50 walk-up.

June 18

Noon until 3 p.m. at Victory Park. Free bicycles and tablets giveaways.

June 19

Noon until 5 p.m. Father’s Day at The Farm. This is a free event. There will be musical guests, spoken word and poetry readings, and an open mic segment all centered around celebrating Fathers & Juneteenth. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy it on the grounds during the festivities.

June 21

5:30 p.m. Children ages 7-12. Glob trotting adventure to Brazil to learn about history, legends and food. Minden Main branch. Webster Parish Library. To register, call 318-371-3080 ext. 116.

June 27 – July 1

9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. daily, VBS – Zoomerang, ages 4 years through 6th grade Beech Springs Baptist Church, 15910 HWY 80, Minden. Register at https://beechspringsbc.myanswers.com/zoomerang or through their Facebook page.

July 7

10 a.m. Minden Planning Commission Meeting, Pelican Room, Minden City Hall. On the agenda is a request from Carlton Myles Jr. (owner of Bayou Brothers, LLC) for a zoning change from R-4 (Multifamily Residential) to B-4 (Hwy. Commercial) on property owned by them located at the corner of Lee and Columbia Streets (6 lots).

July 17-20

5:45 until 7:45 p.m. Vacation Bible School, The Mighty God, at Eastside Missionary Baptist Church.

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