WeekAhead for June 2, 2013

MONDAY

Government meetings

CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD AND CENTRAL CITY COUNCIL: 6 p.m., Central High School Theatre, 10200 E. Brookside Drive.

Community events

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Admission is free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

MOMMY & ME: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Upper Level Food Court, Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. Attendees can participate in face painting, balloon twisters, games, free carousel rides, special offers and safety tips from Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. (225) 761-7228 or http://www.malloflouisiana.com.

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB MEETING: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St. Michael Faulk, superintendent of the Central Community School System, will discuss K-12 education issues. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during question-and-answer portion.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 1 p.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Admission is free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 3 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Admission is free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

TUESDAY

Government meetings

GREEN LIGHT PLAN: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Green Light Plan officials will discuss the Picardy-Perkins Connector Project.

Community events

PEOPLES HEALTH ENHANCE FITNESS: 9 a.m., YMCA ExxonMobil, 7717 Howell Blvd. The free, high-intensity class will focus on four areas: stretching and flexibility; low-impact aerobics; strength training with wrist and ankle weights; and balance. Register by Monday, June 3. http://www.peopleshealth.com or 1-866-220-0418.

FAIRYTALE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lower Level Macy’s Court, Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. Dress in a tiara and tutu and attend a royal breakfast provided by Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro with a donation of $5. Seats are limited. Proceeds will benefit Big Buddy. (225) 389-7102.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 1 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD 2007: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn the basics of working in Microsoft Word 2007. (225) 763-2250.

XBOX GAME DAY: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road. Teens can play “Halo 4” on Xbox. Refreshments will be served. (225) 778-5950.

WEDNESDAY

Community events

COMPUTERS WITHOUT FEAR: 9:30 a.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Learn computer basics. (225) 924-9385.

PEOPLES HEALTH SENIOR HEALTH SERIES: 11 a.m., Lake House Reception Center, 12323 Old Hammond Highway. The free event will begin with glucose and blood pressure screenings, followed by a presentation of “Tune Up for Life - Health Maintenance for Men” by Dr. Donnie Batie. A light snack will be served. Register by Monday, June 3. http://www.peopleshealth.com or 1-866-220-0418.

THURSDAY

Government meetings

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD: 5 p.m., School Board Office, 1050 S. Foster Drive.

Community events

PEOPLES HEALTH ENHANCE FITNESS: 10 a.m., YMCA Dow Westside, 3688 Sugar Plantation Parkway, Addis. The free, high-intensity class will focus on four areas: stretching and flexibility; low-impact aerobics; strength training with wrist and ankle weights; and balance. Register by Monday, June 3. http://www.peopleshealth.com or 1-866-220-0418.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 10 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Admission is free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

D-DAY LECTURE: Noon, Baton Rouge Country Club, 8551 Jefferson Highway. The Sons of the American Revolution will have Judge C. Lenton Sartain, Jr. speak about D-Day and the significance of the 82nd Infantry Division of WWI that served at Camp Claiborne. Reservations are required. (225) 445-5096.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 3 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Admission is free. (225) 766-8379 or http://www.brbt.org.

TEEN SCAVENGER HUNT: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St. (225) 658-1850.

SATURDAY

Community events

FLY FISHING 101: 8 a.m., Orvis, 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn the difference between fly fishing and conventional fishing. For ages 12 through adult. Admission is free, but reservations are required. This class will be held at 8 a.m. on subsequent Saturdays through June 15. (225) 757-7286.

EDDIE ROBINSON, SR. FOUNDATION FOOTBALL CAMP: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., McKinley High School, 800 E. McKinley St. Youth can receive instruction and training from professional coaches and NFL players. Free T-shirts and refreshments will be provided to participants. (225) 389-5140.

UPLIFTING THE COAST FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Baton Rouge Fairgrounds, 16072 Airline Highway. The event includes a 3-mile race, Louisiana seafood, live music, arts and crafts, exhibitors and a silent auction. Race starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults and free for children 10 years old and younger. (225) 337-0041 or http://www.upliftingthecoast.org.

FASHION FOR CHARITY WEEK: 6:30 p.m., Zachary High School Visual & Performing Arts Center, 4100 Bronco Lane, Zachary. The event will feature a Couture fashion show, entertainment and fine art. Tickets range from $25 to $100 and can be purchased online, at Avery Lane Salon & Spa, 4861 Waywood Drive, Zachary, or at Joie Petite Designs, 4257 Church St., Zachary. http://www.fashionforcharityweek.com.