WBR Museum offers different place to trick or treat
Want a different place to trick or treat?
Try the West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 North Jefferson Ave. in Port Allen.
From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, trick or treating, games and crafts will be offered on the grounds of the museum.
Then at 7:45 p.m., the costumed children will line up to parade over to the West Baton Rouge Public Library for storytelling.
Run, ride and run in N.O.
Robért Fresh Market, in collaboration with Kona Fitness, is encouraging children ages 5 to 15 to put on their Halloween costumes and “get moving” by participating in the second annual Robért Kids Duathlon.
The Run-Bike-Run race kicks-off at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 28 and takes place along scenic Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.
Proceeds from entry fees will benefit the Angels on Earth Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides free physical therapy and supporting services to children with physical and learning disabilities in need.
The Duathlon is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age division:
- Ages 5 to 7 — .25-mile run, 1.25-mile bike ride, .25-mile run.
- Ages 8 to 11 — .5-mile run, 2.25-mile bike ride, .5-mile run.
- Ages 12 to 15 — 1-mile run, 4-mile bike ride, 1-mile run.
The registration fee is $30 and includes an official race T-Shirt, a participants medal and a Halloween goody bag. Bike helmets are required. To register, go online at http://robertfreshmarket.com or http://konafitnesscafe.com or stop by a Robért Fresh Market location.
Runnels named AP Scholar
For the second consecutive year, Gabriella Runnels, now a 2012 graduate of The Runnels School in Baton Rouge, was named a National AP Scholar, the top award in the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program, which allows high school students to take college-level courses to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.
The award goes to students who achieve an average score of at least 4 (on a 5-point scale) for all AP Exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. She took the exams in May.
Runnels, the daughter of Drs. James and Jessica Runnels, is attending Tulane University in New Orleans.
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