About Town for April 20, 2014

JAMBALAYA SALE

WHAT: Annual jambalaya sale fundraiser for Cancer Services.

WHEN: Noon, Friday, April 25.

WHERE: Cancer Services, 550 Lobdell Ave.

COST: $10 per plate, which includes jambalaya, salad, bread and dessert.

ORDERS: cancersgbr.ejoinme.org or call (225) 927-2273.

DETAILS: Free delivery for orders of 20 or more. Cooks are from Knights of Columbus councils 8873 or 3331.

FASHION FOR A CAUSE

WHAT: Fashion show fundraiser for Connections for Life.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 25.

WHERE: Woman’s Club, 259 East Blvd.

TICKETS: $20. Available at the door or fashionforacauseBR.eventbrite.com.

INFORMATION: (225) 439-8575 or kstagg@connectionsforlife.net

DETAILS: The goal of the fundraiser is to raise awareness about the organization, which provides support services for women who have been in prison. Clothes and accessories from the organization’s thrift store will be modeled and door prizes awarded. There also will a silent auction and hors d’oeuvres.

SLU ALUMS

WHAT: CRAWFISH BOIL FOR THE RED STICK ALUMNI CHAPTER OF SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY.

WHEN: 4-6 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

WHERE: Southeastern School of Nursing, 4849 Essen Lane.

COST: $10, RSVP to 1-800-SLU-ALUM; $15 at the door.

DETAILS: All-you-can-eat crawfish boil, music and fun events for children.

Culinary Arts

WHAT: Culinary Arts for Healing Hearts, fundraiser for The Grief Recovery Center.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29.

WHERE: L’Auberge Casino, 777 L’Auberge Ave.

TICKETS: $50. Call (225) 924-6621.

DETAILS: The evening will include fine food, a performance by the 5D Band and live and silent auctions.

RAISE THE WOOF

WHAT: Raise the Woof – Comedy for a Cause fundraiser for Spay Baton Rouge.

WHEN: 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Saturday, May 3.

WHERE: Hartley/Vey Theatre at The Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.

TICKETS: $25. manshiptheatre.org.

DETAILS: The event includes comedian John Wessling, a silent auction, light fare from Izzo’s Illegal Burrito, 50/50 raffle and a cash bar. Proceeds will help Spay Baton Rouge to continue providing its spay and neuter services.

MOTHER’S DAY TEA

WHAT: Mother’s Day Tea.

WHEN: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 11.

WHERE: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St.

TICKETS: Members $35, nonmembers $40, children 6-17, $25. Call (225) 389-7210 or visit Eventbrite.com. Limited seating.

DETAILS: The tea is being held in conjunction with renowned botanical artist Margaret Stones’s exhibition, “Margaret Stones’s Flora of Louisiana: The Baton Rouge Connection.” It will include a special tour of the exhibition and hands-on watercolor activity to bring home.