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MONROE, WEST MONROE, LA., VICKSBURG, MS., SMACKOVER, AR. (KNOE 8 News) - In honor of our "20 Days to a Healthier, Wealthier, Wiser You" in the month of February, we've assembled a list of events happening this weekend that you can check out without breaking your bank!

Feb. 7: Downtown Gallery Crawl, 5-9 pm. Nine art galleries in downtown Monroe and West Monroe are open to the public.

WHERE: Downtown Monroe/West Monroe
PRICE: FREE
CALL: 318-503-5125


Feb. 8: Dancing with the Louisiana Stars

WHERE: Monroe Civic Center
PRICE: $25 General Admission
CALL: (318) 329-2225


Feb. 8-9:
Monster X-Tour Monster Trucks, 7pm

WHERE: Ike Hamilton Expo Center, West Monroe
PRICE: $18 Adults, $10 Children
CALL: (318) 325-9160


Feb. 8: Annual ULM Child Development Trike-A-Thon Parade for St. Jude Children's Research

WHERE: ULM Child Development Center, located at 702 Cole Avenue, near the ULM campus
PRICE: FREE


Feb. 9: Whirling Wonders Tinkering Program, 1-3 pm build your own electrical circuits with a hobby motor and other items, such as clothespins and aluminum foil. Participants will be able to take their creations home.

WHERE: Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover, AR.
PRICE: FREE but make a reservation at 870-725-2877


Feb. 9: 12th Annual Vicksburg Mardi Gras Parade, 4 pm

WHERE: Washington and Belmont St., Downtown Vicksburg, MS.


Feb. 9: Monroe Symphony Orchestra presents "A John Williams Spectacular," performing his scores from such films as Harry Potter, Star Wars, E.T., Jaws, and many more! 7 pm

WHERE: Monroe Civic Center
PRICE: Section A $20, Section B $15, Balcony $10, Student $5
CALL: 318-812-6761


Feb. 9: Knights of Columbus Fundraiser Dance, 7-11 pm, 21 or older, BYOB

WHERE: 206 Woodrow Street, West Monroe
PRICE: $10

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