What’s Happening Around Capital City

What’s Happening Around Capital City

BATON ROUGE — Events coming up in and around the capital city:

Saturday, June 1 • Fundraiser • 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Central High Bowling Team will hold a fundraiser at the Piggly Wiggly, 9702 Greenwell Springs.  They will be selling jambalaya, hamburgers with chips, and hot dogs with chips for $5.  All proceeds will got towards the bowling team’s 2013-14 season and help pay for new equipment, team jerseys and shirts, and fees.  Come support your Wildcats.

June 3 through 6 • Bitty Kitty Dance Camp • 9 a.m. to 12 noon
The Central High School Kittens will host a Bitty Kitty Dance Camp.  Cost is $60 and can be paid in the form of a check to Central High School.

June 3 through 6 • Central Basketball Youth Camp • 9 a.m. to 12 noon
The camp will teach young basketball players the basic skills and assist young players in improving already learned skills.  The camp is offered to boys between the ages of 7-13 and is broken into two groups, SEC for younger athletes and the NBA for the older athletes.  Campers will be instructed by Central High basketball staff and current players.  Contact Coach Ron Lewis at rlewis@centralcss.org or 261-2780.

June 3 through 7 • Vacation Bible School • 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Fellowship Baptist Church, 14512 Greenwell Springs, will have Vacation Bible School.  The theme this is year is “Colossal Coaster World.”    Kids will explore ways to face fears and learn to trust God.  Every child who has finished kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to attend.  For information, call 261-8903.

Friday, June 7 • Meet Warren Morris • 3 to 5 p.m.
Meet 1996 NCAA College World Series hero and LSU baseball legend Warren Morris at Red River Bank, 14545 Wax Road in Central.

Saturday, June 8 • Eddie Robinson Sr. Football Camp • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The 3rd Annual Eddie Robinson Sr. Foundation Football Camp will be held at McKinley High School, 800 East McKinley St.  The day will consist of professional training, motivational speakers, football techniques, and sharing a vision for the future of our youth.  Free t-shirt and refreshments will be provided for all participants.  For information, email council-dist10@brgov.com or call 389-5140.

Saturday, June 8 • Prenatal & Infant Care Class • 10 a.m.
Lane Regional Medical Center will offer a free prenatal and infant care class in the staff development classroom.  Partners are encouraged to attend.  Child care is not provided.  Registration is required.  For information or to register, call 654-5263.

Saturday, June 8 • Fundraiser Performance • 1 p.m.
BRBT’s Youth Ballet will hold a special fundraiser performance at The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court.  The proceeds will help expand their community outreach.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.  For information, contact Nicole Naquin or Will Bove at 766-8379 or email nicole@batonrougeballet.org or will@batonrougeballet.org.

June 10 and 11 • Wildcat Girls’ Basketball Camp • 9 to 11 p.m.
Central High School will host its 2nd Annual Wildcat Girls’ Basketball Camp.  Cost is $60 and is open to ages 6 through 12.  For information, contact Matt Edwards at 281-6702.

June 10 through 13 • Soccer Camp • 8:30 to 12 noon
Coach Melton and Central High School will host a Soccer Camp for 3rd to 8th grade boys and girls at Central Middle.  For information, contact Mike Forbes at mikeforbes21@yahoo.com.

June 10 through 14 • Vacation Bible School
Berean Ministries, 6565 Morgan Road, will have Vacation Bible School.  The theme this is year is “Kids Stand Strong for God.”    For information, contact Pam at 261-1994.

June 10 through 14 • Vacation Bible School • 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Registration is now open for Broadmoor United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School, “Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together.”  Children currently enrolled in Pre-K to 5th grade are invited to attend.  Registration is $12 per child.  Broadmoor United Methodist is located at 10230 Mollylea Drive.  For information, contact Christi Domingue-Rangel at 247-9974 or crangel@broadmoormethodist.org.

Tuesday, June 11 • Diabetes Support Group • 2 p.m.
You’re invited to Lane Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes Support Group.  We welcome all who have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes including family, friends, and any others in a supporting role.  For information, contact Sherri Brady, R.N. at 658-4583.

June 13, 20, and 21 • Hot Summer Nights & Cool Jazz
The popular “Hot Summer Nights & Cool Jazz” concert series returns to the LSU School of Music Recital Hall.  General admission tickets are $20; LSU faculty, staff, and senior tickets are $15; and LSU students tickets are $10, with student I.D.  Tickets are available for purchase online at www.music.lsu.edu or by calling 578-6941.

Saturday, June 15 • Celebration • 1 to 5 p.m.
A Juneteenth Celebration will be held at Gus Young Park, 4200 Gus Young Ave.  Come join the celebration with great food, festivities, music, and fun.  For information, contact Twahna Harris at 389-3182 or Cheryl Ford at 389-7805.

Saturday, June 15 • Dance • 7 to 10 p.m.
A dance, featuring Elvis tribute artist Jay Dupuis and Band, will be held at Kristenwood, 14025 Greenwell Springs Road.  Dance is open to anyone 21 years or older.  Tickets are $15 per person and are available at St. Alphonsus Parish Office, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road.

June 17 through 19 • Todd McClure Youth Football Camp • 6 to 8 p.m.
Coach Sid Edwards and Central High will host the 3rd Annual Todd McClure Youth Football Camp.  Cost is $20 for ages 5 to incoming freshmen.  Pre-register online at central-youthfootball.net

June 17 through 20 • Volleyball Camp
Michelle LeBouef will host two sessions of Volleyball Camps. Session 1: June 17 through 20, 8 a.m. to 12 noon.  Cost is $100 and is open to all incoming 5th through 8th graders.  Session 2: July 15 through 17, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Cost is $75 and is open to all incoming 2nd through 5th graders.  Registration deadline is May 31.  For information, contact Michele LeBouef at mlebouef@centralcss.org.

June 17 through 21 • Sports Fitness Camp for Girls
The 2nd Annual Central Middle School Sports Fitness Camp for Girls will be held at the Central Middle School gym.  Cost is $75 and includes camp shirt.  9 a.m. to 12 noon — incoming 2nd through 5th grade and 1 to 4 p.m. — incoming 5th through 8th grade.  For information, contact Monica McClure at mmcclure@centralcss.org or Nicole Aucoin at naucoin@centralcss.org.

June 17 through 19 • Dave James in Concert
Dave James, professional guitarist, singer-songwriter, and educator, will be in concert at local EBRP libraries.  Monday, June 17: Carver, 720 Terrace St., 11 a.m.; Zachary, 1900 Church St., 2 p.m.; Baker, 3501 Groom Rd., 4 p.m., and Scotlandville, 7373 Scenic Hwy., 6:30 p.m.  Tuesday, June 18: Pride-Chaneyville, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson, 11 a.m.; Central, 11260 Joor Rd., 2 p.m.; Greeenwell Springs, 11300 Greenwell Springs, 4 p.m., and Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., 7 p.m.  Wednesday, June 19: Eden Park, 5131 Greenwell Springs, 11 a.m.; Fairwood, 12910 Old Hammond Hwy., 2 p.m.; Jones Creek, 6222 Jones Creek, 4 p.m., and Bluebonnet, 9200 Bluebonnet, 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 22 • Right to Life Breakfast • 9 a.m. to 11:30.m.
Sen. David Vitter will be the main speaker at this annual pro-life event.  St. Thomas More, 11441 Goodwood. $35 a person or $240 a table.  Call Julie at 749-8260 for reservations. Door prizes and more!

Saturday, June 22 • “Once Upon a Bayou” Art Show
The LSU Rural Life Museum is holding an art show, “Once Upon a Bayou,” a retrospect show for world-renowned Louisiana artist Chestee Harrington.  The exhibit will highlight 50 years of Harrington’s works.  For information, contact Elizabeth McInnis at ebenne4@lsu.edu.

June 24 through 27 • Wildcat Softball Camp
Central High School will host a Softball Camp.  Cost is $60 for ages 7 through 12.  For information, contact Michelle Efferson at mefferson@centralcss.org.

Saturday, June 29 • Color In Motion 5K
A Color In Motion 5K will be held at the Central Intermediate School, 12636 Sullivan Road.  Proceeds will help build a community bike/walk path.  Use special promo codes: Early 1 – 20 percent off till May 24 and Early 2 – 10 percent off till June 14.  For information, visit ColorInMotion5K.com.

July 8 through 11 • Central Basketball Elite Camp
The camp is offered to a limited number of players between the ages of 12 and 14.  This camp is for experienced players who want to improve their skills for the next level and prepare for the upcoming season.  Players will be videoed and their progress will be reviewed prior to each day’s workout and they will receive daily feedback on their performance and progress.  For information contact Coach Ron Lewis at rlewis@centralcss.org or 261-2780.

July 8 through 12 • Masterpiece Kids Summer Arts Camp • 9 a.m. to 12 noon
First Baptist Church Baton Rouge, 529 Convention Street, will host a Masterpiece Summer Arts Camp.  The cost is $10 per child, which includes all art supplies and a t-shirt.  For information, call 343-0397, email info@fbcbr.com, or visit www.fbcbr.com.

Tuesday, July 16 • Babysitter Training • 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Lane Regional Medical Center will hold a Safe Sitter® babysitter training class.  The program gives young adolescents the skills to be safe, nurturing babysitters.  The program is offered to girls and boys ages 11 to 13.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  Cost is $25.  For information or to register, call 654-5263.

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