Around Baton Rouge for Tuesday, April 29, 2014

DEBT BEFORE INCOME: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, 402 N. Fourth St. In recognition of Youth Financial Literacy Month, P.R.E.A.C.H. will host its seventh annual community conversation to discuss ways to protect youths from excessive and unnecessary debt burdens.

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY BATON ROUGE FOOD TOUR: 11 a.m., Oschner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive. The medical center will sponsor the walking and guided tour in downtown Baton Rouge. The tour includes historical details and food tasting. Registration is required and limited to 25 people. Call (225) 755-4984.

CAPITOL DAY FOR THE CURE: 11:30 a.m., State Capitol, 900 N. Third St. The event is a meet and greet for guests to the Capitol, Capitol employees, legislative staff and legislators to represent Susan G. Komen. Information on breast health, disease impact, early detection needs and critical screening programs will be discussed. There will be cake and coffee.

ZUMBA IN THE LAWN: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. The YMCA will host the free exercise class.

LSU SCIENCE CAFE: 6 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. LSU sociologist Wes Shrum, just returning from LSU’s first ethnographic film festival in Paris, will speak about “visionary scholarship.” There will be food and networking.

TUTORING: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. Qualified tutors provide free one-on-one tutoring for middle and high school students. Students and accompanying adults should arrive 10 minutes early to register. Call (225) 924-4271.

PLANE PULL KICKOFF: 6:30 p.m., Alex Box Stadium, LSU campus. The game against Alcorn State will be presented by the Arc Baton Rouge, a nonprofit organization that integrates individuals with disabilities into the community. A program participant with disabilities will throw the first pitch. The kickoff event will introduce the organization’s main fundraiser, The Plane Pull, that will happen in October. Former five-time national champion LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman will be present. Tickets are $5-7.

A SERENADE TO SPRING: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Cotillion Ballroom, Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union, Southern University Campus. The concert is in celebration of the University’s centennial. It will feature the Southern University Wind Ensemble and the Southern University Symphonic Orchestra. Admission is free.

ECLECTIC TRUTH OPEN MIC & POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Le Bon Temps Bar & Grill, 8342 Perkins Road. Admission is $7 for the spoken word event.

LSU JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 7:30 p.m., Student Union Theater, LSU campus. The concert will feature the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Call (225) 578-5128. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $15 for faculty/staff/seniors and $10 for students with LSU ID.

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