Meetings for Aug. 16, 2013

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FRIDAY, AUG. 16

  • 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 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, AUG. 17

  • LA TABLE FRANÇAISE: 9 a.m., Café Mosaic, 202 S. Second St., Eunice. Grab a cup of coffee and share conversation and fun with other French speakers. (337) 546-6276.

BATON ROUGE GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 10 A.M., BLUEBONNET REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY. FREE. (225) 248-9880.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

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

MONDAY, AUG. 19

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

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

  • 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 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 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 WOMENS 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.
  • 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, AUG. 21

  • 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 IRISH CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Café Americain. For those interested in Irish culture. Irish drink specials and food specials. 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, AUG. 22

  • 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 WOMENS 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
  • 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.