Power of the Purse Luncheon
A fun “girl-time day”
WHAT: 15th annual women’s luncheon benefiting the Louisiana Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross
WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday.
WHERE: Boudreaux’s, 2647 Government St.
COST & INFO: Event features a style show, designer purse auction to raise additional money for local emergency relief efforts and special guest speaker Anita Foster, chief communications office for the Dallas region American Red Cross. Tickets are $35 per person; $300 for a table of 10. For tickets or more information, call (225) 291-4533 or go online to, http://american.redcross.org/purse2012.
Cat Tales & Cocktails
Fishing for Felines Fundraiser
WHAT: 13th annual fundraising gala for Cat Haven Adoption Center
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.
WHERE: The Lake House, 2323 Old Hammond Highway
COST & INFO: Cat supporters can shop the silent auction, dine on “catliscious cuisine nips, shake their tails to musical entertainment” and enjoy libations of wine and beer. Tickets are $100 per person; $900 for tables of 10. For tickets or more information, call (225) 636-2680 or go online to, http://www.cathaven.org.
Turkish language classes
Meet people from Turkey and learn their language.
WHAT: Language classes are offered by The Atlas Foundation, formed by Turkish Muslims and their Baton Rouge and New Orleans area friends.
WHEN: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays beginning Oct. 6 and continuing through Nov. 24.
WHERE: Atlas Foundation, 7712 Goodwood Blvd.
COST & INFO: The classes are free, but materials cost $50. (225) 923-8247 or email TurkishBR@atlasfoundation.org.
DETAILS: The Atlas Foundation seeks to promote an atmosphere of mutual trust, understanding, respect and love through sincere dialogue and cooperation.
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