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Health with Hope Cooking Class
07/26/2016
Join Registered Dietitian Hope Anderson and discover the joy of getting back in the kitchen with this 5-course cooking class. Learn how to cook a delicious meal that is not only flavorful, but healthy too.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2016 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, January 30!

Schedule of Events

10:30 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade
Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:30 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:30 pm - 10th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

3:30 pm - Jester Jog 5K
Let the good times...RUN with this fun 5k in downtown West Monroe. This race will benefit Paws of Northeast Louisiana. Click here to register.

6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade: Jean Lafitte Treasures
Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route
Click HERE to download a route map.

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