Meetings for Aug. 2, 2013

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2

  • 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 http://www.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, AUG. 3

  • 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. asgbatonrouge.org.
  • GREYHOUND PETS OF AMERICA - LA. CHAPTER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Petco, 2358 S. Range Av., Denham Springs. (504) 828-1717 or (225) 243-7528 or houndsabound.org.
  • CANARY ISLANDERS HERITAGE SOCIETY: 11 a.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. Guest speaker Paul “Skip” Newfield. canaryislanders.org or email president@canaryislanders.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

  • JAMBALAYA ACOUSTIC MUSIC JAM: 12:30 p.m., Tom’s Fiddle and Bow, 204 Fuselier Road, Arnaudville. Bring your instrument to play alongside other musicians. (337) 754-5528 or (337) 303-8665.
  • POKEMON ORGANIZED PLAY LEAGUE: 2 p.m., Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games, 13847 Coursey Blvd., Suite 1. Free. (225) 291-8020.

MONDAY, AUG. 5

  • 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.
  • IBERVILLE MUSEUM ASSOCIATION: 10 a.m., Iberville Museum, Plaquemine. (225) 687-7197.
  • BATON ROUGE FRENCH GROUP: 6 p.m., La Madeleine, 7615 Jefferson Highway. The group meets to practice conversing in French. (225) 819-9114.
  • MOMS - MOTHERS OF MILITARY SERVICE MEN & WOMEN: 6 p.m., DeAngelo’s Restaurant, 7970 Jefferson Highway, Suite F. Sponsored by the Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana. bluestarmoms.net or (225) 603-5137.

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

  • 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.
  • CAPITAL AREA BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION: 7 p.m., Louisiana Resource Center for Educators, 5550 Florida Blvd. (225) 769-2331.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7

  • SENIORS CLUB: 9 a.m., Mall of Louisiana food court. Free. (225) 923-8000.

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. BRRECORDERS.ORG OR EMAIL PRESIDENT@BRRECORDERS.ORG.

BATON ROUGE MUSTANGERS: 7 P.M., LAFONDA’S, AIRLINE HIGHWAY. CONTACT KATHY POURCIAU, (225) 677-5490.

  • BATON ROUGE STAMP CLUB: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Council on Aging, 5790 Florida Blvd. (225) 774-8413.
  • DIXIELAND DIVERS: Local scuba-diving enthusiasts hold social dinner meetings at local restaurants the first Wednesday of each month, often with dive related photography or informational programs. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Call Cheryl for information about our next meeting at (225) 271-8113.

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

  • 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. 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
  • 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.
  • BATON ROUGE SCALE MODELERS: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. (225) 926-0125, (225) 776-5286 or (225) 205-6633.