“Spotlight” column for Jan. 21, 2013

Golf benefit

Let’s all tee off.

WHAT: Terracon Golf Benefit for Capital Area CASA Association.

WHEN: Monday, March 11.

WHERE: University Club Golf Course in Baton Rouge.

INFORMATION: Lisa Smith at Terracon, (225) 344-6052.

DETAILS: Registration is under way for the second annual four-person scramble. Proceeds will help CASA reach its goal of providing trained advocates for abused and neglected children in need of safe and permanent homes.

Battle social

Help to raise funds for The Emerge Center, formerly the Baton Rouge Speech & Hearing Foundation.

WHAT: Battle Against Autism social, part of a series of events to raise funds for the center.

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

WHERE: Ringside at Sullivan’s Steakhouse, 5252 Corporate Blvd., Baton Rouge.

INFORMATION: (225) 362-9049 or email soevents@cox.net.

DETAILS: Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served, and drink specials will be available throughout the evening. Raffle tickets for a 2013 Lincoln MKZ will be available for $100. Event hosts are Patrick and Melissa Campbell, Chip and Sandi Robinson, and Ryan and Kim Thibodeaux.

Sweetheart Dance

Support the patients and families served by Baton Rouge General.

WHAT: Baton Rouge General Foundation’s 20th annual Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance.

WHEN: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge.

TICKETS & INFO: $30 per person or $400 to reserve a table for 10 (pre-order only); (225) 763-4372 or email Foundation@BRGeneral.org.

DETAILS: The event will include food and a night of dancing with dad. There will also be a raffle drawing with prizes including four round-trip Southwest Airline flight passes, a $200 shopping spree to the American Girl store in Dallas, and a two-night hotel stay at the Westin Galleria Dallas. Tickets are $50 each and only 500 will be sold.

‘Abbey’ Peek

Fighting over watching “Downton Abbey” or the Super Bowl? LPB’s got the solution.

WHAT: “Downton Abbey Super Sneak Peek.”

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31.

WHERE: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, 7733 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge.

TICKETS & INFO: $25; (225) 767-4214 or visit http://www.lpb.org.

DETAILS: In addition to seeing Episode 5 before the rest of the state, the evening will include dinner.

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