LPB Art Rocks
Come celebrate with Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
WHAT: A preview party for the 2012 LPB Art & Travel Auction.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
WHERE: LPB, 7733 Perkins Road.
COST & INFO: Admission is free. (225) 767-4289 or visit http://www.lpb.org/artrocks.
DETAILS: Artworks and fine crafts from more than 200 artists will be featured. There will also be the sounds of the Michael Foster Project, live painting and more. Light fare and beverages will be provided. Bidding for the auction opens online Saturday at http://www.lpb.org/auction and will concluded with a televised auction aired live on LPB on Oct. 25.
You too can get in ‘the pink’ at Perfectly Pink a Luncheon for Life.
WHAT: The Komen Baton Rouge affiliate’s annual gala luncheon for breast cancer survivors, their families and friends, guests and community supporters to honor survivors and those who fought the disease.
WHEN: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
WHERE: The Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., Bourbeau Ballroom.
TICKETS & INFO: $25 for breast cancer survivors; $40 for guests. http://www.KomenBatonRouge.org or (225) 246-2977.
DETAILS: The event has a new look with entertainment and an inspirational talk by bestselling author Jill Conner Browne, The Sweet Potato Queen, who understands breast cancer both personally and as a co-survivor to a dear friend. Proceeds will fund grants to help low resource women in the area and for critical research.
‘Bowl for Hope’
Time to join in the fun and provide help at the same time.
WHAT: Boys Hope Girls Hope’s ‘Bowl for Hope’ event.
WHEN: Oct. 6, school teams and families bowl; 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, businesses and organizations bowl, competing for the Inaugural B2B Championship trophy.
WHERE: Circle Bowl, 8878 Florida Blvd.
COST & INFO: $300, sponsorship of a five-person team; $35, individual. http://www.bhghbr.org or (225) 346-5095.
DETAILS: Proceeds will benefit BHGH Baton Rouge and its mission to provide children-in-need with a residential setting and opportunities for an advanced education. Those bowling on Oct. 6 may sign up for their preferred starting times, which range from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.