About Town for July 13, 2014 About Town for July 13, 2014 Advocate story July 20, 2014 Comments STUFF THE BUS WHAT: School supply drive, Stuff the Bus Campaign, hosted by WBRZ News 2 WHEN: 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 WHERE: Office Depot, 3116 College Drive, Baton Rouge, and 703 N. Airline Highway, Gonzales INFORMATION: WBRZ.com DETAILS: Help fill school buses with school supplies, such as pencils, pens, construction paper, composition notebooks, color pencils, markers, rulers, scissors, index cards, glue sticks and spiral notebooks. Raising Cane’s will also be collecting donations of school supplies at the greater Baton Rouge area restaurants through July 15. Those who donate school supplies at Raising Cane’s will receive a free 22-ounce freshly squeezed lemonade or drink. SCHOOL MEETING WHAT: One Community One School District parent group meeting WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 16 WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. DETAILS: The group will discuss the effects of redistricting on the East Baton Rouge Parish School System. HERITAGE LECTURE WHAT: Author Sam Irwin will lecture and sign copies of his book, “Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean,” hosted by the Foundation for Historical Louisiana WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31. Reception begins at 6 p.m. WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. ADMISSION: Free for FHL members; $10 for guests INFORMATION: Visit fhl.org DETAILS: Irwin, a native of Breaux Bridge, will present a multimedia presentation on crawfish, which he says were introduced to Louisiana by the swamp dwellers of the Atchafalaya Basin and is now a $210 million industry. His book will be available for purchase before and after the presentation. Refreshments will be provided by Calandro’s Fine Wines and Select Cellars, beginning at 6 p.m. CASA VOLUNTEERS WHAT: Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association orientation sessions for adults, particularly men and African Americans WHEN: Various times and dates WHERE: CASA office, 848 Louisiana Ave., Baton Rouge INFORMATION: To find a session date or learn more about the program, visit casabr.org, call (225) 379-8598 or email email@example.com DETAILS: CASA volunteers advocate for abused and neglected youth living in foster care. Orientation sessions last 45 minutes. The next volunteer training class starts Sept. 9.