Meetings for March 15, 2013

By FUN staff

Please call (225) 388-0199 if changes or additions need to be made to your organization’s listing.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

BATON ROUGE GARDEN CLUB: 9:30 a.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.

BATON ROUGE SOCIETY OF MINIATURE GAMING: 7 p.m., Little Wars Game Shop, 7517 Jefferson Highway. (Jefferson Plaza). Historical, sci-fi and fantasy gaming. (225) 753-7165 or (225) 924-6304.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

BATON ROUGE GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. Free. (225) 248-9880.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

POKEMON ORGANIZED PLAY LEAGUE: 2 p.m., Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games, 13847 Coursey Blvd., Suite 1. Free. (225) 291-8020.

capital area native plant society: 2 p.m., Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center. Guest speakers and lectures, wildflower hikes, workshops, plant and seed exchanges, plant identification and restoration projects in the swamp. https://www.facebook.com/CapitalAreaNativePlantSociety or email canpsbr@gmail.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 18

PELICAN WOODCARVERS GUILD: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Bishop Ott Facility, 7555 Bishop Ott Ave. (225) 262-6415 or (225) 769-2553.

DOWNTOWN TOASTMASTERS: 6 p.m., 11207 Proverbs Ave. Public invited. A great place to conquer your fear of public speaking in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. http://www.batonrougespeaks.com.

US AIR FORCE AUXILIARY CIVIL AIR PATROL: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., squadron building on Plank Road at the east entrance to Baton Rouge Metro Airport. Details, (225) 413-3207.

GSU TOASTMASTERS: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Essen Lane. Learn the skills for doing presentations for your job, leading meetings and improving leadership style. (225) 229-5008.

BATON ROUGE KENNEL CLUB: 7 p.m., location varies. (225) 927-9777.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Botanic SOCIETY: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.

BATON ROUGE FRENCH GROUP: 6 p.m., La Madeleine, 7615 Jefferson Highway. The group meets to practice conversing in French. (225) 819-9114.

BATON ROUGE CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES, INTERNATIONAL: 6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 10925 Florida Blvd. Women who like to sing are invited to experience four-part a capella harmony. (225) 766-1566.

BATON ROUGE/LSU MEN’S RUGBY CLUB: rugby practice 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to men and high school males of all abilities. http://www.batonrougerugby.net or (225) 268-7924.

BATON ROUGE BARBARIANS’ WOMEN’S RUGBY: rugby practice 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to women of all abilities. http://www.pinkrugby.org.

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER OF THE AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m., Great Wall, College Drive. Anyone interested in Air Force and Air Force ROTC is welcome to attend. (225) 769-7118.

CYPRESS NEEDLE POINTERS: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., 6777 Jefferson Highway. Catherine Hedges, turtlegirldz@yahoo.com.

BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND: 7 p.m.-9:15 p.m., Orchestra Room of the LSU School of Music Building. Adult band musicians invited to attend. Jim Kersh, (225) 751-6430.

BONSAI SOCIETY: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.

GREAT BOOKS: a literature reading and discussion group, 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. (225) 767-7939.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER OF THE RETIRED STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION: 9:30 a.m., Lod Cook Alumni Center, 3838 W. Lakeshore Drive, LSU. Bring one non-perishable item for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.

HAMMOND CUTUPS WOODCARVERS: 1 p.m., Fellowship Hall of the Hammond First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. (985) 340-0080.

baton rouge submarine veterans group: 6 p.m., Drusilla Seafood, 3482 Drusilla Lane. http://www.facebook.com/ussvibr or (225) 939-8016.

BATON ROUGE RECORDER (MUSIC) SOCIETY: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. http://www.brrecorders.org or email president@brrecorders.org.

BATON ROUGE IRISH CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Café Americain. For those interested in Irish culture. Irish drink specials and food specials. http://www.bririshclub.com or (225) 924-6437.

ART GUILD OF GONZALES: 6:30 p.m., Chamber Building (Old Railroad Car), La. 30, Gonzales. Diverse group of watercolorists, oil and acrylic painters, wood and metal workers. Bring a covered dish. (985) 252-6371 or (225) 622-2911.

BATON ROUGE ORCHID SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.

BATON ROUGE STAMP CLUB: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Council on Aging, 5790 Florida Blvd. (225) 774-8413.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

PELICAN WOODCARVERS GUILD: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., BREC Facility, Sharp Road. (225) 262-6415 or (225) 769-2553.

LES COURDRE POINTS: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, 1510 Courtableau Highway (La. 93), Arnaudville. Quilting circle and French conversation. (337) 754-7115.

BATON ROUGE/LSU MEN’S RUGBY CLUB: rugby practice 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to men and high school males of all abilities. http://www.batonrougerugby.net or (225) 268-7924.

BATON ROUGE BARBARIANS’ WOMEN’S RUGBY: rugby practice 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to women of all abilities. http://www.pinkrugby.org.

BATON ROUGE SCRABBLE CLUB: 6:30 p.m., IHOP, 6875 Siegen Lane. Bring Scrabble board, chess clock is optional. Contact: annmac@cox.net.

LOUISIANA PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Park Blvd. (225) 928-2270. http://www.laphotosociety.com.

SCRABBLE RABBLE: 7 p.m., 15045 Old Hammond Highway. Beginners welcome. A sense of humor is an advantage. Call to confirm that the group is meeting: (225) 272-7364.