What’s Happending in and Around Capital City
BATON ROUGE — Events coming up in and around the Capital City:
Thursday, September 20 • Louisiana Family Forum Annual Dinner
Healing Place Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. For information, call 344-8533.
Friday, September 21 • Ignite • 7 p.m.
An Ignite Youth Rally will be held at Life Church Central, 10523 Lovett Rd. Live music from the Ignite Band and guest speaker will be Tommy DarDar from Bayouland Church in Houma. For information or to see the Ignite video, go to www.lifechurchcentral.org or call 261-5309.
Monday, September 24 • Brigitte Gabriel • 7 p.m.
Brigitte Gabriel, leading global Islamic terrorism expert, will be a guest speaker at Christian Life Fellowship, 2037 Quail Drive. Ms. Gabriel will speak on the rise of Islamic radicalism in your community and in our nation. Join Rep. Valarie Hodges at this must-attend event! For information, email email@example.com or call 791-2199.
Tuesday, September 25 • EBRP Mayoral Forum • 6 p.m.
The Jones Creek Area Business Association and District 9 Councilman Joel Boé are hosting a Mayoral Forum at the Jones Creek Library, 6222 Jones Creek. All four candidates for Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish have been invited to participate. The moderator will have the candidates give opening remarks, ask candidates questions that have been submitted in writing by members of the audience, and then ask candidates to provide closing remarks. The primary election is Tuesday, Nov. 6 and the runoff is Dec. 8.
Thursday, September 27 • Meet the New Doctors • 2 to 3 p.m.
Join the staff and physicians of Lane Regional Medical Center for an old-fashioned Meet n’ Greet in the Lane Cafeteria to welcome our newest doctors.
Thursday, September 27 • Pachyderms of GBR • 6:30 p.m.
Public Service Commissioner, Eric Skrmetta, will be the featured speaker at the Pachyderms of Greater Baton Rouge meeting at the Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, 3084 College Dr. Cost for the buffet is $13. For reservations, call 644-5728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 29 • City of Central Bed Race • 9 a.m.
The Central Bed Race, sponsored by the Rotary, will be held at the former Starkey Academy on Joor Road. The race start is 10 a.m. For information, contact Kim McDonald at 261-5111 or Jennifer Hinton at 925-8900, ext. 722.
October 8 through 31 • Blackwater Pumpkin Patch
Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Rd., is once again hosting its incredible Pumpkin Patch with literally thousands of pumpkins for sale! All sales profits go to benefit missions supported by the church. Featured will be games, hay rides, car show, crafts fair, space walk, and many other activities. No admission! The Pumpkin Patch Car Show is set Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Pumpkin Patch Craft Show is on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call 261-4646 or visit www.blackwaterumc.org.
Saturday, October 27 • Istrouma Class of ’77 • 7 to 11 p.m.
The Istrouma High Class of ’77 proudly presents Rock-n-Reunion, a gathering for all 70’s grads at Reflections, 9230 Cortana Place. Tickets are $50 in advance or $75 after Sept. 15. Ticket includes unlimited buffet, beer, wine, and frozen drinks. Cash bar and security will be provided. Music provided by Riptide. Contact Debbie Armoney at email@example.com or 261-6790.