About Town, July 20, 2014

CASA PLAYHOUSE

WHAT: Raffle of playhouse to benefit Capital Area CASA Association

WHEN: JULY 26 THROUGH AUG. 17

WHERE: MALL OF LOUISIANA

TICKETS: $5

INFORMATION: (225) 379-8598 OR CASABR.ORG

DETAILS: THE 20TH PLAYHOUSE FUNDRAISER IS PRESENTED BY HOLMES BUILDING MATERIALS. THE PLAYHOUSE IS VALUED AT NEARLY $17,000, WAS DESIGNED BY LILLIPUT PLAY HOMES AND WILL BE ASSEMBLED BY LOCAL BUILDER FAULK AND MEEK GENERAL CONTRACTORS. ALL PROCEEDS TO SUPPORT CASA’S ADVOCACY EFFORTS FOR ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN IN NEED OF SAFE, PERMANENT HOMES.

SCHOOL GIVEAWAY

WHAT: Back-to-school giveaway of undergarments for girls, teens and women

WHEN: 11:30 A.M. TO 3 P.M. SATURDAY, JULY 26

WHERE: MCKINLEY ALUMNI CENTER, 1520 THOMAS H. DELPIT DRIVE, BATON ROUGE

DETAILS: EVENT IS SPONSORED BY JESS’ BRA CLOSET, A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. THE FIRST 50 GIRLS WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN AN IPAD MINI. THERE WILL BE GIFT BAGS, REFRESHMENTS AND MOTIVATIONAL MESSAGES.

CULINARY FUNDRAISER

WHAT: 11th annual La Cuisine de la Louisiane fundraiser for the American Red Cross of Central Louisiana in Alexandria, Faith House in Lafayette and the Avoyelles Society for the Developmentally Disabled in Marksville

WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27

WHERE: Paragon Casino Resort, Mari Showroom, Marksville

TICKETS/INFO: $35. Call the American Red Cross at (318) 442-6621, Faith House at (337) 267-9422 or ASDD at 318-253-6955. (800) 946-1946, ext. 2047

DETAILS: All proceeds will go to the nonprofits. Guests will enjoy samplings from restaurants throughout the state. Entertainment will be provided by Kip Sonnier.