Around Baton Rouge for March 17, 2014


PEOPLES HEALTH COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS: 11 a.m. registration, noon lecture, Family Health Center, 3801 North Blvd. Learn the risks, symptoms, prevention and treatment options of colorectal cancer during the free lecture. (800) 561-4127.

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: 11:30 a.m., Iberville Room, Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, 102 France St. Edwin Edwards, former governor, will discuss his plans. 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.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT MEETING: 1 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Library Branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Families and friends can share experiences about caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia. (225) 756-1150.

ARGENTINE TANGO LESSONS AND DANCING: 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Learn the fundamentals of tango for free. An intermediate lesson will follow for $5. Open dancing and practice will be from 8:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.