The public is invited to Port Allen’s Juneteenth celebration at William and Lee Park on June 16.
There will be free food and drinks and free rides for kids.
Music will be provided and the swimming pool will be available all day.
Other activities include a baseball tournament starting at 10 a.m., and children are being asked to bring their roller skates, too.
For more information, contact Councilwoman Ray Helen Lawrence at (225) 346-5670.
The New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, will host the Baton Rouge Barrel Race Competition on Saturday.
The event is free and will kick off at 9 a.m. and last until approximately 5 p.m.
For more information, contact (225) 718-2438.
Summer history camp
The West Baton Rouge Museum is hosting a Blast from the Past Summer History Camp for children between the ages of 6 and 12.
The first session will be June 11-15, and the second session will be June 18-22.
Children will enjoy a week filled with activities from “Alligators to Zydeco” which will include singing, dancing, playing old-fashioned games and take-home art projects.
Advanced, paid registration is required and space is limited.
For more information, call (225) 336-2422, ext. 15, or visit http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com for registration forms.
The False River Friday night “Cookie Jar Bass Fishing Tournaments” will be held every Friday evening in June at the Morrison Parkway Public Boat Dock along False River.
The tournaments start at 7 p.m. and last until midnight.
Entry fees apply to fish the tournament, and fishermen must fish a specified number of consecutive tournaments to qualify for the final “Classic Tournament” on Sept. 14.
For more information, contact Guy Perkins at (225) 293-3402.
Saturday Morning Fun
The West Baton Rouge Parish Library invites parents to bring babies and toddlers to various games and fun activities during its Saturday Morning Fun events every Saturday in June.
The 45-minute sessions will feature children’s music, puppets, wiggle activities, nursery rhymes, dancing, rhythm band, arts and crafts, and reading.
The sessions will be in the library’s Early Learning Center.
The program for infants and babies up to 23 months will meet from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The program for toddlers between the ages of 2 and 3½ years old begins at 11 a.m.
The events are free, but parents must register their children in advance by calling (225) 342-7920, ext. 227.
The Kiwanis of Pointe Coupee will host its annual “Winner, Winner, Bar-B-Q Chicken Dinner” on July 15 at St. Mary Kiwanis Park.
The dinners consist of barbecued chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and a roll.
Tickets are $8 per plate and can be purchased from any Kiwanis member. For more information, call (225) 718-1319 or (225) 638-3998.
To submit news about Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge parishes, contact Westside Bureau Chief Terry Jones by phone, (225) 326-6627; fax, (225) 344-0099; or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: noon Tuesday.