Aug 25, 2014 18:09 About Town for Aug. 17, 2014 About Town for Aug. 17, 2014 Advocate story Aug. 25, 2014 Comments FINANCIAL FITNESS WHAT: Financial fitness seminar WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 WHERE: Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge INFORMATION: Email Gwen at firstname.lastname@example.org DETAILS: The Baton Rouge Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants is holding the seminar, which is free and open to the public. The seminar will include information on how to better handle your financial affairs and make your money grow. SPORTS SEMINAR WHAT: The Istrouma Sports Organization’s sports training seminar WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 WHERE: Bain Building on the Istrouma Baptist Church campus, 10500 Sam Rushing Drive REGISTRATION: Email email@example.com by Monday, Aug. 18 INFORMATION: M.L. Woodruff, (225) 610-0596 DETAILS: Bob Schindler, executive director of Church Sports Outreach, will speak on the “Brokenness of Sports” followed by a group discussion of creating a metro-wide, multi-denominational and inter-racial ministry. A free lunch will be provided. Open to all coaches, pastors and youth leaders. BRIDAL SHOW WHAT: Something Old, Something New bridal show WHEN: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd., Baton Rouge ADMISSION: $10 in advance; $15 at the door. REGISTRATION: firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 387-2464 or fhl.org. DETAILS: Cocktails and appetizers will be served. CASINO NIGHT WHAT: Casino Night fundraiser hosted by the Tangipahoa Home Builders Association WHEN: 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 22 WHERE: Bantaa’s Les Fleur de Lis, 111 N. 6th St., Ponchatoula TICKETS/INFO: $50. tangihomebuilders.com/casino or facebook.com/tangihba DETAILS: The event includes poker, blackjack, roulette, craps and Let It Ride, plus entertainment by Four Unplugged. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included with admission. Those attending get $2,500 in “play”money for the tables. A “High Roller” prize will be given to the biggest winner at the end of the night. Proceeds benefit Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center, a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing. DUCKS GALORE WHAT: Duck, Duck Goose Day WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 WHERE: Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge INFORMATION: (225) 757-8905 or brec.org/swamp DETAILS: Celebrate the waterfowl decoy heritage of Louisiana. Families are invited to enjoy a carving corner, live duck pen, duck box inflatables, antique boats, waterfowl walk, face painting, prizes and more.