Around Baton Rouge for March 3, 2014


BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: 11:30 a.m., Iberville Room, Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, 102 France St. John Barry of Restore Louisiana Now will discuss a lawsuit against 100 oil companies for damaging Louisiana’s coast. 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.

NEW SUPER PLANTS OF 2014: Noon, Burden Center Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Drinks will be provided. Attendees can bring a bag lunch. Admission is $10 for the general public and free for Burden Horticulture Society members. (225) 763-3990.

FICTION WRITERS’ WORKSHOP: 3 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 274-4450.

INTRO TO COMPUTERS: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. The class is free. Preregistration is required. (225) 300-4528 or