Meetings for July 26, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 26

  • LE CAFÉ CAJUN: 9 a.m.-10 a.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 lsue.edu.
  • 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, JULY 27

  • LA TABLE FRANÇAISE: 9 a.m.-noon, NUNU’s Arts & Culture Collective, 1510 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway (La. 93), Arnaudville. Grab a cup of coffee and share conversation and fun with other French speakers. (337) 754-7724.
  • 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.
  • CRAFTER’S COFFEE KLATCH: 10:30 a.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Coffee served. (225) 274-4440.
  • 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 greaterbrrailroaders.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

  • POKEMON ORGANIZED PLAY LEAGUE: 2 p.m., Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games, 13847 Coursey Blvd., Suite 1. Free. (225) 291-8020.
  • GREATER NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER OF THE SOCIETY OF DECORATIVE PAINTERS: 2 p.m., Pink House, 4518 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. New members of all ages welcome. (504) 813-7134 or email pgun42763@yahoo.com or decorativepainters.org.
  • DEEP SOUTH KOI AND POND SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., various locations, (225) 383-3554. deepsouthkoi.org.

MONDAY, JULY 29

  • 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. 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.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

  • 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. 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. 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.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

  • HAMMOND CUTUPS WOODCARVERS: 1 p.m., Fellowship Hall of the Hammond First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. (985) 340-0080.
  • LOUISIANA FRENCH TABLE FRANCAISE: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Le Vieux Lodge, 828 E. Landry, Opelousas. (337) 948-5227.
  • BATON ROUGE RECORDER (MUSIC) SOCIETY: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. brrecorders.org or email president@brrecorders.org.

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

  • 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 Bayou 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. 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. 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
  • CAJUN CLICKERS COMPUTER CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Christian Life Fellowship, 2037 Quail Drive. (225) 273-7113.
  • MAGNOLIA CHAPTER OF DECORATIVE PAINTERS: 6:30 p.m., East Side Fire Station, 15094 Old Hammond Highway. (225) 752-5649.
  • 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.
  • BATON ROUGE PORCELAIN ART GUILD: time TBA, Christian Church of Baton Rouge, l357 Sharp Road, (225) 275-1105 or suzannejung@att.net.
  • LOUISIANA HIKING CLUB: 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Branch Library. hikelouisiana.org or email katherine@thehaplesshiker.com.
  • REDSTICK BREWMASTERS: 7 p.m., George’s Southside Restaurant, Highland Road at Staring Lane. Email eswenson@lsu.edu or visit hbd.org/redstick.