DETAILS: The Baton Rouge Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants is holding the seminar, which is free and open to the public. The seminar will include information on how to better handle your financial affairs and make your money grow.
WHAT: The Istrouma Sports Organization’s sports training seminar
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21
WHERE: Bain Building on the Istrouma Baptist Church campus, 10500 Sam Rushing Drive
DETAILS: Bob Schindler, executive director of Church Sports Outreach, will speak on the “Brokenness of Sports” followed by a group discussion of creating a metro-wide, multi-denominational and inter-racial ministry. A free lunch will be provided. Open to all coaches, pastors and youth leaders.
WHAT: Something Old, Something New bridal show
WHEN: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21
WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd., Baton Rouge
DETAILS: The event includes poker, blackjack, roulette, craps and Let It Ride, plus entertainment by Four Unplugged. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included with admission. Those attending get $2,500 in “play”money for the tables. A “High Roller” prize will be given to the biggest winner at the end of the night. Proceeds benefit Ginger Ford Northshore Fuller Center, a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing.
WHAT: Duck, Duck Goose Day
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23
WHERE: Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge
DETAILS: Celebrate the waterfowl decoy heritage of Louisiana. Families are invited to enjoy a carving corner, live duck pen, duck box inflatables, antique boats, waterfowl walk, face painting, prizes and more.