What’s Happening Around Capital City

What’s Happening Around Capital City

BATON ROUGE — Events coming up in and around the Capital City:

Thursday, October 18 • Central High Hall of Fame

Ronnie Devall will be inducted into the Central High School Hall of Fame at half-time of the game against Denham Springs.  Game time is 7 p.m.  There will be a reception in the cafeteria of the new school complex prior to the game at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 20 • Community History Festival • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 4th annual Community History Festival will be held at the Pride-Chaneyville Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road.  The Louisiana Country Store is the theme of this year’s festival.  By popular demand an “Old-Fashioned Cake Walk” will be held.  Children will enjoy a special appearance by Smokey the Bear from the Louisiana Office of Forestry and “the Little Red Hen” puppet performance.  For information, call 658-1540.

Saturday, October 20 • Emporium Central Opening • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Emporium Central, 10443 Joor Road, will have a soft opening.  There will be a Tea Party sampler and see what we have to offer!  Come by and join the celebration!

Saturday, October 20 • Art in the Park • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Dr., will host the 2nd Annual Art in the Park.  The event is free and open to all ages.  For information, call 383-1470 or visit batonrougegallery.org.

Sunday, October 21 • Homecoming Services • 10:15 a.m.

Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 22834 Liberty Road, will have Homecoming Services.  Music will be led by Bro. Jeff Manchester and guest speaker will be Bro. Jack Varnado.  Dinner on the grounds will follow.  Please come and join in for this time of worship, fellowship, and praise.  Bible study will begin at 9 a.m.

Monday, October 22 • Domestic Violence Awareness Forum • 5:45 p.m.

As a show of support to all domestic violence, Women Working with Women invites everyone to join in a domestic Violence Awareness Forum entitled “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  The Forum will be held at BREC’s Independence Park, 7500 Independence Blvd., meeting room 111.  A prayer vigil will begin at 5:45 p.m. and the forum will be 6 to 8 p.m.  Guest speakers are Maj. Reginald R. Brown, Sr., city constable; Judge Charlene Charlet Day, Family Court; and Judge Pamela Taylor Johnson, Juvenile Court.

Wednesday, October 24 • Dana Leong In Concert • 7:30 p.m.

Composer/cellist/trombonist dana Leong and his trio will perform at the LSU Union Theater.  Leong blends jazz, classical, and pop to create a signature sound.  Tickets are $36 to $44 and may be purchased online at www.uniontheater.lsu.edu or by calling the box office at 578-5128 Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information or group discounts, call Terry Serio at 578-6013 or email tserio@lsu.edu.

Thursday, October 25 • “Ask the Doctor” • 12 noon

Dr. Joseph Nesheiwat with Zachary Rheumatology will discuss the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and how to differentiate between them during the “Ask the Doctor” Lunch and Learn session in the staff development classroom at Lane Regional Medical Center.  Advance reservations are required by call 654-5263.  The session is free and includes a light lunch.

Thursday, October 25 • 2002 State Champs Honored

Redemptorist High School will honor the 2002 State Championship football team at its game against the Dunham School.  A gathering will take place in the St. Gerard cafeteria at 5 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. All who played for Coach Sid Edwards are invited to attend.

Saturday, October 27 • Benefit Golf Tournament • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A four-man Scramble Golf Tournament will be held at Fennwood Country Club, 6003 Fennwood Dr., Zachary, for Michael “Keith” Crochet.  Cost is $400 per team; $450 Gold Sponsor team and ad at hole; $100 Silver Sponsor ad at hole; $20 per person for hole in one.  Breakfast and lunch to be provided.  Auction and raffle.  For information, contact Brenda Yarbrough at 954-0865 or Yogi Doyle at 933-6794.

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 $75.  Ticket includes unlimited buffet, beer, wine, and frozen drinks. Cash bar and security will be provided.  Music provided by Riptide.  Contact Debbie Armoney at dbueche12@yahoo.com or 261-6790.

October 29 and 30 • Central Private Biddy Ball Camp • 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Central Private will hold a Biddy Ball Mini-Camp at the Central Private Gym.  Players will receive coaching from Henry Gantz and players from both district championship boys and girls teams.  Cost is $40.  For information, email hhgantz@gmail.com.

Tuesday, October 30 • Prenatal Class • 6:30 p.m.

Lane Regional Medical Center will offer a free prenatal class in the staff development classroom.  “The Pregnancy Workshop” is an overview of what to expect for the soon-to-be mom.  Partners are encouraged to attend. Child care is not provided.  For information or to register, call 654-5263.

Wednesday, October 31 • AARP Safety Course • 8:30 a.m.

The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held at Lane Regional Medical Center.  This classroom refresher course for drivers age 50 and older will help you learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust and remain safe on today’s roads.  Most auto insurance companies provide a multiyear discount to course graduates.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  For information or to register, call 654-5263.

Thursday, November 1 • Senior Health Day • 8 to 11 a.m.

Join Golden Opportunity and the Pennington YMCA for a fall Senior Health Day at the Pennington YMCA, 15550 Old Hammond Hwy.  The event will feature free health screenings, flu shots provided by Walgreen’s, Chad Braden, M.D. will discuss shingles and the shingles vaccine, and local vendor booths.  For information or to RSVP, call 755-4984.

Wednesday, November 7 • Breakfast Bunch • 9:30 to 11 a.m.

A Breakfast Bunch: Humana 2013 Update will be held at the Oschner Medical Center – Baton Rouge cafeteria, 17000 Medical Center Dr.  Martha Moore, Humana representative, will give the 2013 updates on the insurance plan.  For information or to RSVP, call 755-4984.




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