Meetings for April 5, 2013

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

  • 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.
  • LE CAFÉ CAJUN: 9 a.m.-10 p.m., LSUE Community Education Building, 2048 Johnson Highway, Eunice. Learn, practice and improve your Cajun French Skills. Hosted by the Cajun Prairie Chapter of OLLI at LSU Eunice. (337) 550-1390 or http://www.lsue.edu.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

  • BATON ROUGE CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN SEWING GUILD: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, Jones Creek Road. President: Mary Ehrhardt mehrhardt5@yahoo.com. http://www.asgbatonrouge.org.
  • CANARY ISLANDERS HERITAGE SOCIETY OF LOUISIANA: 11 a.m., Louisiana State Archives Building, 3851 Essen Lane. Navy veteran Don Perer will discuss the historic Immaculate Conception Church, its cemetery and Attakapas Landing. Refreshments and socializing to follow. http://www.canaryislanders.org or email president@canaryislanders.org.
  • GREYHOUND PETS OF AMERICA — LA. CHAPTER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Petco, 2358 S. Range Avenue, Denham Springs. (504) 828-1717 or (225) 243-7528 or http://www.houndsabound.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

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

MONDAY, APRIL 8

  • 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 campus. Guest speaker Cathy Fontenot, assistant warden at Angola State Penitentiary, will give an insider’s view of the prison. 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, APRIL 9

  • SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, Hammond. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will address the society at a dinner meeting. Dinner, $15; presentation, $15. (985) 549-2151 or email selahistory@southeastern.edu.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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, APRIL 10

  • 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.
  • GREEN GROWERS: 7 p.m., various locations. (225) 766-1872.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PEACEMAKER CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION CHAPTER 369: 7 p.m., LaFleur’s Seafood Restaurant, 6865 Magnolia Beach Road, Denham Springs. (225) 665-7888 or (985) 542-6257.
  • BATON ROUGE SCALE MODELERS: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, Jones Creek Road. (225) 926-0125, (225) 776-5286 or (225) 205-6633.