Catholic Charities Diocese of Baton Rouge and St. Joseph Cathedral hosted their annual Way of the Cross downtown Good Friday. The procession started at St. Joseph Cathedral and travelled to 14-station stations throughout the State Capitol grounds. The procession ended at the steps of the Cathedral.
Diners throughout the Baton Rouge area eat seafood on the last Friday of lent.
LSU travelled to Birmingham, Ala to compete in the 2014 NCAA National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastic Championship. LSU is one of twelve teams to compete in the national championship bracket.
The panel discussion, put on by the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination project, aimed to educate teens about the consequences of violent crime while also serving as a forum for the students to ask BRAVE officials about their efforts to reduce youth violence in the capital city region.
The United States Police Canine Association’s 2014 Region 10 Field Trials are being held in Baton Rouge at LSU’s South Campus. The trials showcased agility, obedience, detection and criminal apprehension skills that were also judged so that the dogs may be re-certified for daily duty. The three-day trial concluded Thursday.
Residents of the New Orleans Mission received haircuts Tuesday. The mission, which works with homeless people, encourages its residents to renew their lives and become contributing citizens of the community, so students donate their time to give haircuts, which the mission says are “a small yet vital need.”
Dr. John’s the headlined the Baton Rouge Blues Festival.
Blacksmiths and crafts demonstrations at Artmania held at the Horse Farm on Johnston Street.
Tigers win 5-4 in the ninth inning over Hogs.
Images from the Cajuns spring practice and scrimmage on Saturday.
Capital Area CASA is having a picnic Saturday to honor its volunteers during National Volunteer Week. Mayer told me they are expecting between 175-200 volunteers, CASA board members, CASA staff and children they help. There will be face painting, a magician, carnival games and other events
LSU football player go through a regiment of athletic drills for NFL talent scouts and coaches.
Multi-agency crackdown, leads to 28 arrest of gang members who go by the name “Big Money Block Boyz,”
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The USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum will celebrate the “Month of the Military Child.” “It is time to acknowledge and celebrate the service of approximately 2 million military children who also make sacrifices for our country. April is a month to not only acknowledge how strong military kids are, but to also focus on supporting them through the struggles they encounter due to the lifestyles that come with being a part of the military.
Cajun and Creole heritage camp, a week of clases in Cajun and Creole music food language and dance.
At 44 years old, the Baton Rouge Zoo is starting to go through its first set of growing pains, and park officials say they are working on several efforts to ensure a strong future for the park.
Fest goers listened to music and took in the musings of Fest For All at Galvez Plaza in Baton Rouge on Sunday.
Images from LSU spring game.
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge presented FestForAll, art & music festival on Saturday. The event continues Sunday in downtown’s Town Square, on the grounds of the Old State Capitol and the Shaw Center for the Arts.