The U.S. Navy Band New Orleans will present a free concert at 6 p.m. Monday in the West Feliciana High School auditorium. The 34 musician sailors also will perform as a brass quintet, woodwind quintet, jazz ensemble and a New Orleans-style brass band, high school band director Kelvin Jones said.
Selected students from the high school band will sit in with the Navy concert band for part of the program.
Boy Scout Wrangler Crew 997 will hold its annual garage sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Clinton United Methodist Church to benefit the horsemanship program at Avondale Scout Reservation. The sale will feature household items, art, books and perhaps some excess horse tack items.
Saturday also is the date of the monthly Clinton Community Market in the downtown area. Vendors will offer for sale jewelry, fresh produce, antiques, candles and soaps, art, Easter baskets, live Easter bunnies, plants and shrubs, and more.
Members of the Cajun Classic Automobile Club of Baton Rouge also will have a display.
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site Manager Patricia Aleshire will lead her monthly “Garden Tour Fridays” stroll through Rosedown’s gardens at 10 a.m. Friday.
The programs provide garden enthusiasts with a detailed look at selected portions of an early 19th-century garden. The tour starts at the site office.
Area children and their parents are invited to celebrate spring with a 19th-century Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rosedown from the back porch of the main house. Prizes will be awarded to the children finding the special “Rosedown” Easter eggs.
After the hunt, 19th-century games will be featured. Children are encouraged to bring Easter baskets.
State Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, D-Baton Rouge, will hold a public meeting with constituents from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Zachary branch library to discuss the upcoming legislative session.
Lane Regional Medical Center and Vascular Specialty Center offers free vascular screening for people 55 and older from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the office of Dr. Gregory Crenshaw, 4801 McHugh Road, Suite C, Zachary.
The noninvasive ultrasound tests will be used to detect peripheral arterial disease, stroke risk and abdominal aneurysms. Screening is by appointment only. Call (225) 654-5263.
Community members are invited to join the James L. “Bo” Bryant Animal Shelter Volunteer Program during a West Feliciana Animal Humane Society presentation at 3 p.m. Saturday at the St. Francisville Town Hall. The speakers will be Josette Lester and Darlene Reaves, president and vice president, respectively, of the humane society that helps operate the animal control shelter.
To submit news about Baker, Zachary and the Felicianas, call James Minton at (225) 775-7005; fax: (225) 774-6485; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: noon Wednesday.
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