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| ART/EXHIBITS

THROUGH JULY 19: GREETINGS FROM

SHREVEPORT BOSSIER CITY. Urban sketches by local artist Mike McSwain. Building A, Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.bpcc.edu.

THROUGH JULY 19: RED RIVER QUILTERS EXHIBITION AT CENTRAL ARTSTATION. Keeping the age-old art of quilting alive, the Red River Quilters share their work in this exhibit. Free. Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

THROUGH JULY 20: "AS NIGHT SPILLS INTO DAY." Ruston artist Nick Bustamante will explore the relationship between interior and exterior spaces with this exhibit. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

THROUGH JULY 31: MURAL ARTIST CHRIS OPP, aka "Artisticshark," will display canvas and resinpoured works including a premiere of his painting celebrating President George H.W. Bush and painted for President George W. and Laura Bush. He has completed more than 70 public art projects in Shreveport alone. Red River Brewing, 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport.

THROUGH JULY 31: PEGGY COOPER HENDON. The Emerging Gallery presents this artist’s photographic re-creation of the sensitivities that all women possess – beauty, intimacy, longing, desire and the poignant soul of women. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

THROUGH JULY 31: BIZ ART: JEANNE MARIE REED. The watercolor and pastel artist's work explores wildlife and nature. A reception is from 5-7 p.m., July 25. Hayter Reynolds Law Firm, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.

THROUGH AUG. 10: SUMMER OF GLASS WITH ERIC HESS AND MICHELLE PENNINGTON. This Texas Contemporary Glass Exhibition features over 40 works of glass. Free. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

THROUGH AUG. 18: ANN GEORGE: SEASONS OF SELF. This Louisiana artist uses her camera, paper, ink and paint to create photographic fusions that tell stories through her use of imagery. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

JULY 8: SUMMER OF GLASS. This glass demonstration and artist talk with the esteemed New Orleans glass artist, James Vella, is a part of the Summer of Glass series. Free. 5-7 p.m. Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

| BARS/NIGHTLIFE

2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 5-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley, Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall with bassist Chris Allen, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

318 INFUSED CIGAR LOUNGE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Tuesdays 7-11 p.m. 7611 Pines Road, Shreveport. 318-564-3050.

AGAVE: No cover. Happy hour Friday and Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m. 2-for-1 well, wine & draft. DJ Crowd Pleaser, 6-10 p.m., July 3, 4; Side FX, 8 p.m. to midnight, July 5, 6; Haley Brooke, 6-10 p.m., July 11; Eric Craig Band, 8 p.m. to midnight, July 12, 13; Monty Russell, 6-10 p.m., July 18; Red Thread, 8 p.m. to midnight, July 19, 20; Lee Mathis, 6-10 p.m., July 25; Bluebirds, 8 p.m. to midnight, July 26, 27. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

AMERICAN LEGION #14: Karaoke with Jay Couger or Dickie Turner 5:30 p.m. every Sunday; Fireworks/Party, July 4; Ziffel Brothers Band, 6:30-10:30 p.m., July 5, July 12; Jay Couger, 5:30-9:30 p.m., July 9, 30; Back Beat Boogie, 6:30-10:30 p.m., July 19; Karaoke with Dickie, 5:30-9:30 p.m., July 23; Back When Band, 6:30-10:30 p.m., July 26. 5315 Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 635-8186.

ARTIPSY WINE AND ARTS BAR: Last Friday of every month from 8-11 p.m. For “Hot Topic” comedy series; $10 presale; $15 at the door. All events are for those 21 years and older. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy., Ste. 600, Shreveport.

BAYOU THUNDER SALOON. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 6-11 p.m. every Sunday; 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732.

BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.

BIG O'S CATFISH & MORE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Thursdays 7-11 p.m. 5765 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 636-4443.

BON TEMPS COFFEE BAR: Every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. is Thursday Night Vibes with local singers, songwriters, musicians and performers. Saturday night is poems and songs that pairs poems with smooth backing music from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Live music. Bad Charlotte, July 5; DJ Konflikt, July 6; Identity Crisis, July 12; DJ Fashen, July 13; Three Thirty Seven, July 19; Empire 6, July 20; Southern Roots, July 26; DJ Trentino, July 27. Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711.

CENTRAL STATION: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Sundays 8 p.m. to midnight. 1025 Marshall St., Shreveport. 222-2216.

CHICAGO/THE HOOKAH ROOM: Acts are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Loco lounge featuring the best selection of electronic dance music artists in town. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., Friday and Saturday. 118 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-0490.

CHIANTI: Winston Hall and Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m. every Sunday night in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.

COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.

COYOTES BAR & GRILL. 5 Star Karaoke Plus 8 p.m. to midnight every Monday; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Saturday. 1618 Market St., Shreveport. 424-0650.

EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

END ZONE SPORTS BAR: 1 p.m. to 2 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Happy hour daily from 1-8 p.m. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 9 p.m. to midnight every Thursday. Shuffleboard and pool table. 2216 Benton Road, Bossier City. Call 747-2773.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Housed in a historic building that was once home to Bossier City's Fire House No. 6, the tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday. Books and Brews, which is an open forum book club, takes place on the fourth Friday of the month. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039. GREAT RAFT BREWING: Open every Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. Free tours are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 734-9881. H&H LOUNGE: Good vibes night every Wednesday. Drum Circle, 6-9 p.m.; VJ-DJ music, 9 p.m. to midnight. 717 Hope St., Shreveport. 424-9297. LEE'S: Acts are 8 p.m. to midnight weekdays, 9 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151. LEGENDS THEATRE: Bret Michaels, 8 p.m., July 3. Tickets start at $40. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. MUDDY WATERS SPORTS BAR: 5 Star Karaoke Plus 8 p.m. to midnight, Wednesdays; Tailgate Poets Band, July 13; Betty Lewis & The Executives Blues Band, July 20; Tambria Adams Band, July 26. 5000 Benton Road, Bossier City. 741-7635. MYLESTONE BAR: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight. 1920 Market St. Shreveport. 678-0700. NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6:30-10 p.m., Thursdays. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345. NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Weeknight shows start at 8 p.m. On Wednesdays, Joe Nadeau's Blues Jam. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing allaround good music every Thursday. 417 Texas St., Shreveport.

221-1781.

| ART/EXHIBITS See thought-provoking works by Ruston artist Nick Bustamante at "As Night Spills Into Day" exhibit at artspace through July 20.

NORTHWOOD HILLS GOLF CLUB CLUB HOUSE Live music with Wayne’s FM Karaoke, every last Saturday of the month. 5000 Northwood Hills Drive, Shreveport. 797-9556. OUR PLACE BAR & GRILL: 5 Star Karaoke Plus 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and 2:30-6:30 p.m. every Sunday. 300 Cryers Camp Road, Elm Grove. 987-3334. THE PORT GRILL: Live entertainment. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C. PARADISE THEATER: The Commodores, 8 p.m., July 13. Tickets start at $45. The Roots and Boots Tour featuring Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $71. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Open Wed. through Sun. Live music from 6–9 p.m. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 317-4110. RIVERDOME: Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711. Ron White Comedy Show, July 6, 8 p.m. The Oak Ridge Boys & The Gatlin Brothers take the stage on July 13 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. for both events. Tickets can be purchased in the Gift Horse at Horseshoe or online at www.ticketmaster.com. SAM'S TAVERN: 5-Star Karaoke Plus every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Located at 3816 E. Texas St. in Bossier City. 318-658-9804.

SAM'S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Latin Nights with DJ Manny from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. every Thursday night. DJ Love July 4, 4-7 p.m. and Front Cover, July 4, 7-11 p.m. Bayou Boogie, July 5 and 6, 7 p.m.- 12 a.m. Gregg Martinez, July 12 and 13, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Tambria Adams, July 19 and 20, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. What the Funk, July 26 and 27, 7 p.m. 12 a.m. THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR:

Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Cowboy Mouth + Spectra Vamp, July 20. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.

com. STRANGE BREW: 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337. SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music is from 8 p.m. to midnight. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.

SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.

| ART/EXHIBITS "A New Family" by Cindy Williams and other local artists' works are on display in the Red River Quilters Exhibition at Central ArtStation through July 19.

SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 7-11 p.m., Saturday. Haley Brooke, most Thursdays, many Fridays and Saturdays; Landon Pate, many Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Morgan Smith, many Wednesdays; The Stilettos, the first Friday of the month. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123. TIKI BAR: Live music at 6:30 p.m., 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355. TREJO’S: Live entertainment. Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m., Fridays. 5750 LA-1, Shreveport. 929-0299. TWISTED ROOT: Live music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett, Tuesdays; Tim Powell, first and third Thursdays; Shay Bailiff, second and fourth Thursdays. Know-It-All Trivia, 7-9 p.m., Mondays, free entry. 868-6410. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. VFW POST #5951: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, first and third Saturday of the month. 1315 Northgate Road, Bossier City. 746-7611. WHAT'S ON TAP: Happy hour daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 33 beers on tap. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 869-2422. WHAT'S ON TAP II: Happy hour daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Serving food and 23 beers on tap. 2369 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 747-5505. WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Hours are noon to midnight Sunday; 6 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. K94.5 Wednesday Night Trivia with Know It All Trivia, July 3; Jake Gill, July 5; Dixie Bent, July 6; DJ Love, July 7; 90s Nite Out featuring That Girl DJ, July 8; What the Funk, July 11; The Syndicated, July 12; Chris Wayne Band, July 13; That Girl DJ, July 14; Pro Karaoke with Scott, July 16; Tambria Adams Band, July 18; Captain Joe Band, July 19; Falshback 5, July 20. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

| MUSIC/COMEDY

JULY 27: PASTOR SHIRLEY CAESAR. Tickets on sale for her “U Name It” tour. $55.50, $44.50, $39. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

AUG. 2: BRING IT! LIVE. The Dance Battle Tour. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $32.75. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com. SEPT. 7: EDDIE B. Tickets on sale for his “I’m Already a Professionally Developed” tour. $55, $45, $35, $25. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

OCT. 12: MIRANDA SINGS. The YouTube star comes to the stage with her “Who Wants My Kid” tour. 7 p.m. $82-$36.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

OCT. 13: ALISON KRAUSS. Tickets on sale now. $92-$62. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

OCT. 19: RUSSIAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SWAN LAKE. Tickets on sale now. $86- $29. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium. com.

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| THEATER

THROUGH JULY 21: DISNEY’S NEWSIES TAKE THE STAGE AT MARJORIE LYONS PLAYHOUSE. Hosted by Stage Center in association with their School of Performing Arts, the updated classic is timely and fresh. The fictionalized adaptation of "Newsies" addresses age-old themes of social injustice, exploitative labor practices and David-versus-Goliath struggles as the young learn to harness their power against a corrupt establishment. July 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. Sat., July 20, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 21, at 2 p.m. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.. For more information call 318-218-9978 or email stagecenterlaboxoffice@gmail.com.

JULY 11-14, 18-21, 25-27: MAMMA MIA! ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father set on a Greek Island paradise. $30. 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m., Sundays. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com.

JULY 26-28: RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN’S CINDERELLA. The School of Performing Arts Summer Camp production of the timeless fairy tale. $15. 6 p.m., July 26; 2 p.m., 5 p.m., July 27; 2 p.m., July 28. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport. Call 218-9978.

| SPECIAL EVENTS

EVERY THURSDAY: LIVE MUSIC AND FUN. Enjoy live music. $6. Bossier Council on Aging, 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City. Call 741-8302.

JULY 30, AUG. 27, SEPT. 24, OCT. 29: EAST BANK MARKET. A celebration of local vendors, handcrafted goods, artists, food and small business to include live music, fun family activities and more. 5-9 p.m. East Bank District and Plaza, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.EastBankMarket.com.

EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: THE HISTORIC OLGILVIE-WIENER HOME. Come take a step back in time and visit this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian mansion and watch the progress of historic preservation of this magnificent home. $10. 4-6 p.m. 728 Austen Place, Shreveport.

EVERY SATURDAY: FREE COMMUNITY WORKOUT. With Camp Gladiator-certified personal trainers. One-hour total body workout for all ages and levels. 8 a.m. Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City; 9 a.m., Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave. Visit www.campgladiator.com.

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH: SHREVEPORT WRITERS' CLUB. Writers from all stages of life in all genres and styles of writing meet to share their thoughts in written form with other people who love words; guests welcome. Free. 10 a.m. to noon. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.

FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH: MOMMY & ME YOGA. This 30-minute class is filled with songs, laughter, stories and yoga and created for mommy and baby bonding. $5. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

EVERY SATURDAY: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET. With fresh foods, honey, soap, makers, entrepreneurs, artists, food trucks and fun activities for kids. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 East Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH AUG. 24: SHREVEPORT FARMERS' MARKET. With vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey and meats grown/raised within a 100-mile radius as well as breads, jams, jellies, sweets and more. Live music. Free. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com.

JULY 3: ARTWALK. Roll into your Fourth of July holiday with a night filled with fun, art, history, tours, food and performances in downtown Shreveport at the July Artwalk and a sneak peek of this new apartment complex. 6-8 p.m. The Standard 509, 509 Market St., Shreveport. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com.

JULY 5: TWILIGHT TALKIES: THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars. Local food trucks will be on hand with yummy treats to enjoy. 7 p.m.; 8 p.m., movie. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

JULY 7: “EXCELLENCE IN ART.” An exhibit from Caddo Parish educators. An opening reception is from 2-4 p.m., July 7 in the West Wing Gallery. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www. laexhibitmuseum.org.

JULY 8: SPOTLIGHT ON OPERA: THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS. A touring children’s opera. "The Bremen Town Musicians" celebrates the idea that friendship, cooperation and respect for others is far better than facing problems alone. Fun for children of all ages! Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

JULY 9: DR. STACIA ALEXANDER. Dr. Alexander will discuss how to break the link between mental health and poverty by preparing students for adulthood through mental health care. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Noel Memorial Library, 3rd Floor, LSUS Campus, 1 University Drive, Shreveport. Visit www. cfnla.eventbrite.com.

JULY 9, 23, AUG. 6: TACO TUESDAY POP-UP ART. Bring young budding artists for hands-on fun while enjoying tacos from Parish Taceaux. $5, suggested donation; $3 tacos. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

JULY 11: SPOTLIGHT ON OPERA: THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS. A touring children’s opera. "The Bremen Town Musicians" celebrates the idea that friendship, cooperation and respect for others is far better than facing problems alone. Fun for children of all ages! Seating is limited and open on a first-come first-served basis. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

JULY 11, 18, 25: JAM ON THE RED. Features some of the most talented regional rock, pop and jazz artists with great good and drinks for purchase. Free. Live music schedule, Beaux Atkins, July 18; Leigh Rose, July 11; Vosbury, July 25. 5:30-9 p.m. Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquarium.com/jamonthered.

JULY 11, 13, 18, 25, 27: DEEP DIVE INTO ART WITH WILLIAM BIERS. Take a peek behind the veil of the world of art with this course in art appreciation and take guided trips to Shreveport’s art institutions. $150 for all classes or $20 per class. 5:30-7 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

JULY 12-13: SHOP TIL YOU DROP. A fun-filled weekend of shopping with something for everyone’s taste, style and budget. $4; children 10 and under are free. 3-7 p.m., July 12; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 13. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.shoptiludropla.com.

JULY 12-19: “ A MATTER OF BALANCE” MANAGING CONCERNS ABOUT FALLS. With Holly Liles as the instructor. Registration required. Free. 8:30- 10:30 a.m. Bossier Council on Aging, 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City. Call 741-8302.

JULY 12: CELEBRATION OF LOCAL ART EXHIBITION. With exclusive commissioned pieces of art from local artists. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 601 Spring Event Venue, 601 Spring St., Shreveport. Visit www.601spring.com.

JULY 13: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With a tour of the genealogy departments followed by a Q&A and panel discussion. Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.

JULY 19: SPOTLIGHT ON OPERA: THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS. A touring children’s opera. "The Bremen Town Musicians" celebrates the idea that friendship, cooperation and respect for others is far better than facing problems alone. Fun for children of all ages! Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.shreve-lib.org/broadmoor.

JULY 19: TENNIS OPEN. Heard, McElroy & Vestal hosts the 7th annual tennis tournament. 4-6 p.m., tournament; 5 p.m., burger bar. Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club, 578 Spring Lake Drive, Shreveport. Call 429-2059.

JULY 19-21: ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE BAZAAR. Visit the historic Scottish Rite Cathedral to shop, tour, eat and drink at this inaugural event. A VIP event is $25 per person or two for $40 from 5-8 p.m, July 19. General admission is $5, and free for children under 12. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 20, 21. Scottish Rite Cathedral, 725 Cotton St., Shreveport. Call 599-1930.

| SUMMER CAMPS

JULY 15-19: CAMP AQUA: WETLANDS WILD. Campers will transform into junior marine biologists and go behind the scenes to conduct field experiments exploring animal and plant life. Ages 6-12. $225 per week; discounts available for season pass holders and siblings. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (extended care available for $10 per session). Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquarium.com.

JULY 8-12, 22-26: CAMP AQUA: HEROES OF THE DEEP. Your camper will learn about the amazing abilities of aquatic animals as well as test a few of their own. Ages 6-12. $225 per week; discounts available for season passholders and siblings. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (extended care available for $10 per session). Shreveport Aquarium, 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportaquarium.com.

JULY 8-12: PAWS, CLAWS, HOOVES AND JAWS. Each day students will be exploring time with both Sci-Port and Bricks 4 Kidz instructors while they build and explore unique creations, play exciting games, learn about STEM topics, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks! Campers must be entering 1st-6th grade. $234, members; $259, non-members. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sci- Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com/pg/sciport/events.

JULY 15-19: UP, UP AND AWAY. Each day students will be exploring time with both Sci-Port and Bricks 4 Kidz instructors while they build and explore unique creations, play exciting games, learn about STEM topics, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks! Campers must be entering 1st-6th grade. $234, members; $259, non-members. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com/pg/sciport/events.

JULY 15-19: SLT ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP. Where children ages 6-12 will learn gain a deeper understanding of the tools any actor needs. 8:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Email sltacademy@gmail.com.

JULY 22-26: OH, SHARKS! Each day students will be exploring time with both Sci-Port and Bricks 4 Kidz instructors while they build and explore unique creations, play exciting games, learn about STEM topics, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks! Campers must be entering 1st-6th grade. $234, members; $259, non-members. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com/pg/sciport/events.

JULY 29-AUG. 2: Each day students will be exploring time with both Sci-Port and Bricks 4 Kidz instructors while they build and explore unique creations, play exciting games, learn about STEM topics, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks! Campers must be entering 1st-6th grade. $234, members; $259, non-members. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com/pg/sciport/events.

| CASINO PROMOS

BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com.

DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. See Rewards Club for details. Restrictions apply. New Member. Receive up to a $100 refund in the mail. Mail offer based on play. Happy Birthday. Come in on your birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us. July Promotions. Friday Drawings to win a 60” TV and $1,000. 7-10 a.m. 50+ Diamond Club is every Wednesday. Must be 50 years of age or older. Entry Multiplier starts at noon. Saturday Gifts with 100 Points starts at 2 p.m., July 13, 20, 27. Independence Day Giveaway with a USA towel. Noon, July 4.

LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Salute to our troops. 25% off every day at Legends Buffet. Must have military I.D. to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer. $9.99 Thursday buffet with Rewards Club card. $26.99 Seafood Buffet from 4:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Price with Rewards Club card. Free Senior Dinner Buffet is every Wednesday for guests 50 years of age or older with 5 slot points earned same day. $16.99 4th of July Buffet is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30-9 p.m. with all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner BBQ buffet.

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602- 0711. July Promotions. $95,000 Roads to Riches. Play daily for your chance at cash and prizes! Simply earn 5 tier points to unlock that day's game and win Reward Dollars and prizes, including additional entries into the Finale Drawing on Sept. 28. Twenty lucky guests will win $500 cash while one lucky guest will drive home in a brand new 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SUV! $21,000 Eldorado Birthday Spectacular is July 13. We are celebrating 14 years in Shreveport, so to celebrate, we’ll award $500 to 14 guests and then at 11 p.m., one lucky guest will win $14,000 cash! Play on your ONE Club card all week to earn entries – drawings will begin at 7 p.m., July 13.

Plus, as a special treat to you, enjoy a slice of birthday cake and champagne at the promotional area from 5 -7 p.m.! In honor of our 14th birthday, we will also donate $14,000 to Shriners Hospital for Children – Shreveport.

HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older. See your Caesars Rewards for details. July promotions: Caesars Rewards Members that earn 100 tier credits in a day will receive at least $5 in free slot play. The offer will be emailed to the member within four days and can be downloaded to any slot machine. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: On Tuesdays & Wednesdays Caesars Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk for a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier. Mercedes Benz Giveaway: Drive away in a C300 Mercedes Benz Cabriolet! Receive one complimentary entry and continue to earn daily, based on your tier. 10X earning on select Sundays and Tuesdays leading up to the giveaway at Harrah’s & Horseshoe. Earning began June 1 and ends 5 p.m. Friday, July 5. Build Your Bar Giveaway: On July 20, guests must earn 100 tier credits, 6 a.m.-8:30 a.m., to receive a bottle of Bacardi. Gift distribution is 6-9 p.m. at the lobby promotions desk. Daily Racing Promotions & Special Events: Don't miss these wacky exotic animal races starting at noon on July 4, as the jockeys lunge to the finish line on camels and ostriches. The Kids' Zone apron, face painting and food trucks open at 12 p.m. Eat up as food trucks serve up great local bites or check out the action-packed buffet dining in Harrah's Club.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. July promotions and events. Mercedes Benz Giveaway: Drive away in a C300 Mercedes Benz Cabriolet! Receive one complimentary entry and continue to earn daily, based on your tier. 10X earning on select Sundays and Tuesdays leading up to the giveaway at Harrah’s & Horseshoe. Earning period ends 9:15 p.m., July 5. Drawing at 10:30 p.m. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: On Mondays and Tuesdays, swipe your Rewards Card for a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier or a 3X multiplier for video poker. Asian 3k Drawing: On Mondays, members who have 60 minutes of qualifying play can swipe their rewards card to enter into the drawing between 7 and 11:45 p.m. in the mini baccarat area. Drawings happen every half-hour starting at 8 p.m. $800 Epic Summer Drawings: Win thousands in free slot play on Fridays & Saturdays. Receive one free entry into the drawing each event day upon activation by swiping your Caesars Rewards Card, and you can also receive additional entries based on tier for every 25 tier credits earned. Earning period is 5 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Activation period from 5- 9:45 pm. Dare Day Club & Ultra Pool: Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., $10 cover. Sat. and Sun. from 12 p.m.-9 p.m. $20 cover. Must be 21.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com.

SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811- 429-0711. www.Samstown.com. July promotions. $136,000 Ron’s Bank Roll – Fridays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26, from 6-10:30 p.m. and Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20 and 27, from 2-10:30 p.m. Every 30 minutes, one lucky guest will win $500 in cash. The winner will have 10 minutes to claim. Unclaimed winnings will be rolled into the grand finale drawing on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 10:45 pm. B Connected card holders receive one free entry daily by visiting a promotional kiosk July 1-August 31. Activate by swiping at any promotional kiosk one hour prior to drawing times. Stars, Stripes and Slot Dollars Kiosk Game: July 4, noon-10 p.m. Swipe your B Connected card at any promotional kiosk after earning 20, 50 and 75 tier credits to reveal your prize. Win up to $5,000 Slot Dollars. Play up to three times. Enjoy 20x points July 20, 8 a.m.-noon and 8 p.m.-midnight. Sapphire card holders and higher will earn 20x points while playing with your B Connected card during the promotion times. Excludes video poker. On Sundays in July, Sapphire players and higher will earn 7x points while playing with your B Connected card during the promotion times from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Does not include video poker. Black Jack Tournament: – Thursdays, July 4, 11, 18 and 25. Register at 3 p.m. and tournament begins at 4 p.m. $20 buy-in, cash only. Winners announced at 10 p.m. in the tournament area. Latin Nights in Sam’s Town Live: July 11, 18 and 25 from 8 p.m.-midnight with DJ Manny on Thursday nights. In addition to great music, there will be beer and margarita specials such as $3 Dos Equis longnecks and $4 margaritas, and taco and empanada specials.

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