Meetings for March 8, 2013

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

  • 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 9

  • LIFEWRITERS: a writing group for discussion and constructive criticism of lifewriting, 9 a.m., Dumas House Retirement Center, 1313 N. Sherwood. Roy McCoy, (225) 766-4013.
  • GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Republic of West Florida Museum, Jackson. Open to the public. Operating model railroads of all scales plus live steam. (225) 767-2620 or http://www.greaterbrrailroaders.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

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

MONDAY, MARCH 11

  • PELICAN WOODCARVERS GUILD: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Bishop Ott Facility, 7555 Bishop Ott Ave. (225) 262-6415 or (225) 769-2553.
  • LSU FACULTY AND STAFF RETIREES CLUB: 2 p.m., Lod Cook Alumni Center, LSU. Guest speaker Mark Ewing, senior associate athletic director, will discuss the athletic budget. All LSU retirees are invited. (225) 766-8311.
  • MARINE CORPS LEAGUE: 4:30 p.m., Marine Reserve Center, 7878 GSRI Road. Joe Corsentino, (225) 925-8315.
  • 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 the 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.
  • RED STICK FLY FISHERS: 7 p.m., Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Building in the Louisiana Room. Call or check the website to verify location. (225) 767-2405 or http://www.rsff.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

  • 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.
  • CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. http://batonrougecajundance.com. (225) 292-2778.
  • BRUSHSTROKES: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., East Side Fire Dept., 15094 Old Hammond Highway. Acrylic painting group. Lila Gold, (225) 766-9454.
  • 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.
  • BATON ROUGE AREA SPORTS CAR CLUB OF AMERICA (CENLA-SCCA): 7:30 p.m., George’s, 15321 O’Neal Lane. Everyone welcome. (225) 603-3528, (225) 485-8452, or http://www.cenla-scca.org, which includes video.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

  • FRIENDS OF THE JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY MEETING: 10:30 a.m., East Branch Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Featuring Casey Stuart with a lecture titled “New Orleans House Styles.” (504) 838-1190.
  • HAMMOND CUTUPS WOODCARVERS: 1 p.m., Fellowship Hall of the Hammond First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. (985) 340-0080.
  • 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.
  • LOUISIANA MALACOLOGICAL (SEASHELL) SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Council on Aging, 5790 Florida Blvd. Harriet Coles, (225) 924-5772 or ladybug2000@cox.net.
  • BATON ROUGE ROSE SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.
  • GREEN GROWERS: 7 p.m., various locations. (225) 766-1872.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

  • 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.
  • EMBROIDERY GUILD OF AMERICA (LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE): 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. (225) 754-7760.
  • BATON ROUGE GROUP OF THE SIERRA CLUB: 7 p.m., The Backpacker, 7656 Jefferson Highway. Linsay Fasic and Colton Calloway will do a slide presentation on their hike of the Appalachian Trail. (225) 938-9353.
  • 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.
  • BROMELIAD SOCIETY: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.
  • BATON ROUGE SCALE MODELERS: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. (225) 926-0125, (225) 776-5286 or (225) 205-6633.