‘Motown Sounds’ hits stage Saturday
Bret McCormick, Darlene Denstorff and David Mitchell
July 21, 2012
Bright Futures Community Learning Center’s production of “Motown Sounds” starts at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Lemann Memorial Center in Donaldsonville.
Tickets are on sale at the Bright Futures office inside the Lemann Center, 1100 Clay St. in Donaldsonville.
Call (225) 473-2002.
Hospital sets workshop
The Community Education Department of St. Elizabeth Hospital is offering a workshop for teens and their parents.
“Extreme Esteem: A Workshop for Teens and Their Parents” is set for 6 p.m. Monday in the Sister Linda and Sister Vernola conference rooms.
The hospital and Ascension Counseling Center will present the interactive workshop with a session for ages 13 to 15 led by a trained facilitator and a separate session for parents.
Registration is required. Call (225) 621-2906.
Bayou Manchac Group
Arborist and wetland ecologist Scott Courtright will talk about “Native Landscaping for the Flood-prone and Waterfront Homeowner” during the Bayou Manchac Group meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
The group will meet at the Ione Burden Conference Center, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge.
The Bayou Manchac Group is a citizen organization working to balance watershed development with conservation, a news release from the group said.
Meetings are open to the public.
Call (225) 773-3902 or email email@example.com.
Aquatic team planned
The Home Educated Aquatic Team of Ascension Parish will begin its inaugural season with an orientation meeting July 28, organizers said.
The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. in the Pelican Point Links Club House ballroom.
The team will participate in the Baton Rouge Middle School Swim League in August through October, organizer Vicki Krysiak said.
Practices will be held twice a week at the Pelican Point pool.
Swimmers ages 10 to 14 who can complete 25 yards of both freestyle and backstroke are eligible to take part in the program.
Email Vicki Krysiak at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dutchtown Prep Week
Dutchtown High School’s Prep Week is scheduled July 26-31, school officials announced.
During Prep Week, students pay a $20 registration fee, get class schedules, take yearbook photographs, receive textbooks and have the opportunity to purchase parking passes and physical education uniforms.
Seniors are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday.
Registration times are organized alphabetically. Juniors, sophomores and freshmen register on the following weekdays.
For the complete Prep Week schedule, visit the Dutchtown High School website on BlackBoard.
Contact Darlene Denstorff: phone, (225) 336-6952; fax, (225) 644-5851; email, ascen
email@example.com. Deadline: noon Wednesday.