The Iberville Parish Head Start program is accepting applications for Children born between October 2007 and December 2009 for the 2012-2013 school year.
Applications are available at Iberville Parish Head Start centers in Plaquemine and Bayou Sorrel, and at Dorseyville Elementary School, North Iberville School and East Iberville School.
Call Mary Butler at (225) 685-5200 for more information.
The public is invited to a community health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at the St. Augustine Catholic Church Campus, 807 New Roads St. in New Roads.
The fair will have health screenings and information on cancer, HIV, high blood pressure, diabetes, childhood obesity, healthy lifestyles, bullying prevention and access to health services.
Call (225) 638-7663 or (225) 324-8362 for details.
The public is invited to join the West Baton Rouge Museum in a celebration of the state’s 200th anniversary by taking a bus trip to New Orleans on Monday to visit sites central to Louisiana’s history.
Call (225) 336-2422, ext. 15 to register.
The museum is also offering “A Bicentennial Celebration” event Saturday through July 29 featuring the top 200 people, places and events that shaped the character of the state.
Bring antiques and collectibles to be appraised and discover the value and significance of different Louisiana-related items and objects at the Louisiana Association of Museum’s “Heirloom Roadshow” from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the West Baton Rouge Parish Community Center, 749 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen.
The Pointe Coupee Parish Historical Society presents the 1991 movie “The Man on the Moon,” the story of a love triangle involving teenage sisters in rural Louisiana as part of the free “Last Friday Louisiana Film Series,” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Julien Poydras Center in New Roads.
Dow Chemical Corp. is taking applications for its annual Community Gives grant program for charitable organizations, nonprofits, and municipal and government agencies.
Qualifying organizations that support science, technology, engineering, math, education, economic development and other criteria will share in the $100,000 award.
Applications will be accepted online only through May 31.
Visit http://www.Dow.com/Louisiana for applications and guidelines.
The public is invited to watch actor Daniel Ladmirault play historical Louisiana figure Julien Poydras in the “Poydras: 1812 Overtures” original play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Poydras Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads.
There will be a new face atop the Around the Westside column starting next week. Please welcome new Westside reporter Terry Jones and treat him well. His contact information is below.
To submit news about Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge parishes, call Terry Jones at (225) 326-6627; fax (225) 344-0099; email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: noon Tuesday.