Master Gardeners

Event: East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners Association’s annual plant sale.

Date: Sunday.

Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Place: Botanic Gardens at Burden, 4560 Essen Lane.

For More Info: http://www.mgplantsale.com.

Details: The sale will have a selection of plants, including roses, figs, blueberries, day lilies and more. It will also have a plant health clinic and a children’s booth. Proceeds will go to gardening-related educational projects.

Market at the Mill

Event: “Market at the Mill.”

Date: Sunday.

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Place: Old Cotton Mill, 311 Mill St., New Roads.

For More Info: (225) 638-5360, ext. 212.

Details: The market will have vendors with antique furniture and rugs, gifts, arts, crafts and more.

‘Sweets & Treats’

Event: St. Bernard Gives Back’s “Sweets & Treats for Disaster Relief” second annual tasting gala.

Date: Sunday.

Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Place: Sylvia Guillot’s home, 3008 Bayou Road, St. Bernard.

For More Info: (504) 278-4242 or (504) 416-1306.

Details: St. Bernard Gives Back will hold the annual tasting gala to raise funds for helping future victims of natural disaster before the hurricane season starts. The event will have entertainment from Candy Reidl-Lowe as well as desserts, hors d’ oeuvres, a Champagne Bar, prizes and a silent auction. Tickets are $20 per person and are available at the St. Bernard Visitor’s Center, on Aycock Street, Arabi; Arabi Food Store, on Friscoville Street, Arabi; and National Building Services in Chalmette.

EBR Library

Event: Teen Library Crew meeting.

Date: Monday.

Time: 4 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway.

For More Info: (225) 924-9387.

details: The library will hold its first Teen Library Crew meeting where teens and tweens can find out about upcoming events and make suggestions for future teen programs. The meeting will have light snacks.

Event: “Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.”

Date: Tuesday.

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

For More Info: (225) 763-2250.

Details: Learn how to prepare slides for a computer presentation.

Event: “Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007.”

Date: Tuesday and Saturday.

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road.

For More Info: (225) 756-1150.

Details: Learn the basics of working in Microsoft Word 2007. Registration is required.

Event: “An Afternoon with Edgar Allan Poe.”

Date: Tuesday.

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road.

For More Info: (225) 262-2640.

Details: The library will display events from Edgar Allan Poe’s life while students from Redemptorist High School dramatize some of Poe’s stories and poems.

Event: “Break for Crochet.”

Date: Wednesday.

Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St.

For More Info: (225) 389-4967.

Details: There will be a social crochet and knitting lunch break where staff will teach the basics of crochet. Patrons should bring their own lunches. Supplies are limited.

Event: “Pamper Yourself for Prom.”

Date: Wednesday.

Time: 4 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway.

For More Info: (225) 924-9387.

Details: Teens are invited to make bath salts they can use to get ready for prom or a special date.

Event: “The Tell-Tale Heart” Dramatic Reading.

Date: Wednesday.

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

For More Info: (225) 763-2250.

Details: Library staff members will present a dramatic reading of “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe. Refreshments will be served.

Event: “Introduction to Gmail.”

Date: Thursday.

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

For More Info: (225) 763-2250.

Details: Learn how to set up an email account with Google Mail.

Event: “First-Time Home Buying.”

Date: Thursday.

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road.

For More Info: (225) 756-1150.

Details: Bennett Blackledge of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust will give out information on first-time homebuying. Topics will include “Benefits of Owning a Home,” “What’s a Perfect Payment,” “What Should My Credit Look Like” and “Which Mortgage Option Is Best for Me.” Registration is required.

Event: “Brown Bag Movie.”

Date: Saturday.

Time: 11 a.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway.

For More Info: (225) 354-7560.

Details: Children can bring their own paper bag lunches to the library to watch a movie.

Event: “Adult Study Skills.”

Date: Saturday.

Time: 3 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road.

For More Info: (225) 274-4440.

Details: Kathleen Johnson, a tutor, will share tips to help patrons at work and at school. Registration is required.

Event: “Take Home Tomato Plants.”

Date: Saturday.

Time: 3 p.m.

Place: East Baton Rouge Parish Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway.

For More Info: (225) 354-7540.

Details: Slow Food Baton Rouge will present a workshop on “Small Container Gardening.” Participants will plant their own tomato plants to take home. The workshop will also have children’s activities.

‘Rock n Roll for Passaro’

Event: “Rock n Roll for Passaro.”

Date: Wednesday.

Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Place: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans.

For More Info: http://www.NOPJP.org.

Details: The fundraiser will benefit John Passaro, a New Orleans Police Department officer who was severely wounded in the line of duty. Proceeds will help pay Passaro’s medical bills and essential daily needs. It will feature Charmaine Neville, Wise Guys, Bucktown Allstars, Kandee Side and Kingsroe. The event will also have a NOLA “Sports Package” raffle valued at $1,500 and an auction. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets come with restaurant tastings and three beverages and are available at any NOPD District Station, Gulf Coast Bank at 848 Harrison Ave., 201 N. Carrollton or 200 St. Charles, New Orleans, and online.

Crawfête!

Event: “Crawfête!” Crawfish Tasting and Live Auction.

Date: Thursday.

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Place: Mockler Beverage Co., 11811 Reiger Road.

For More Info: http://www.crawfetebr.com or (225) 773-4889.

Details: Participants will get to taste gourmet crawfish dishes prepared by chefs from several local restaurants. Dishes will be paired with craft beers, wines and spirits from Mockler Beverage Co. Sponsors are Fête Rouge, the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society and Mockler Beverage Co. Tickets are $50. Proceeds will benefit childhood health and nutritional programs in the greater Baton Rouge area.

La. Photo Society

Event: Louisiana Photographic Society meeting.

Date: Thursday.

Time: 7 p.m.

Place: Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd.

For More Info: http://www.laphotosociety.com.

Details: The guest speaker will be Elizabeth Mangham, a photo column writer and past LPS president. All photo enthusiasts are invited.

Civil War Round Table

Event: Baton Rouge Civil War Round Table meeting.

Date: Thursday.

Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Place: Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane.

For More Info: (225) 769-3175, holinde1@cox.net, (225) 292-5960 or jlindsey@cox.net.

Details:Kimberly Harrison, an associate professor of English and director of university writing programs at Florida International University in Miami, will give a presentation on her book, “A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond.”

BR Botanic Garden

Event: Baton Rouge Botanic Garden Plant Sale.

Date: Saturday.

Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Place: Botanic Garden, 7950 Independence Blvd.

Details: The Baton Rouge Botanic Garden Foundation Board, Friends of the Botanic Garden and BREC will sponsor the 19th annual plant sale, which will feature a variety of beautiful and affordable plants. Members of the participating plant societies will give informative talks on gardening topics as well. Proceeds will help with the development of the Botanic Garden.

Women’s Self-Defense

Event: Inspired Martial Arts’ “Women’s Workshop on Self-Defense.”

Date: Saturday.

Time: 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Place: Inspired Martial Arts academy, 7353 Highland Road, Suite A, next to Max Fitness.

For More Info: (225) 384-0282 or inspiredmartialarts.highland@gmail.com.

Details: Inspired Martial Arts will offer a free workshop for women on self-defense training in Krav Maga, one of the most popular systems in self-defense training. Arlyn Benson, a seventh degree black belt master instructor and certified Krav Maga instructor, will teach. Participants can take the workshop in the morning or afternoon. Sessions are two hours each. Space is limited to 40 participants.

Church Fair

Event: Immaculate Conception Church Fair.

Date: Saturday and Sunday, April 21.

Time: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Place: Immaculate Conception Church, La. 414, Jarreau, across from The Chenal Cemetery.

For More Info: (225) 324-0852 or (225) 627-5124.

Details: The annual fair will have food booths, entertainment, rides for all ages, bingo under the tent and a raffle for a 550 Arctic Cat and a 4 wheeler with a trailer.

Aggie Muster

Event: Baton Rouge A&M Club’s Aggie Muster.

Date: Sunday, April 21.

Time: 6 p.m.

Place: Baton Rouge Country Club, 8551 Jefferson Highway.

For More Info: (225) 761-1188.

Details: The Baton Rouge A&M Club will hold its Aggie Muster featuring Marty Holmes (‘87), vice president of the Association of Former Students, as the speaker. Reservations and payments must be sent to the Baton Rouge A&M Club, c/o Roland Dommert ‘61, 12225 Chester Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. Reservations can also be sent to dommert@cox.net or by calling (225) 761-1188. RSVP by Monday.

Yelp!BR

Event: Yelp!BR fundraiser drawing during the National Pet Adoption Event.

Date: Friday, May 3.

Place: PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road.

For More Info: yelpbr@cprt.com, (225) 485-9200 or http://www.yelpbr.com/yelpbr20/donate for information or tickets.

Details: Yelp!BR will hold a drawing during the National Pet Adoption Event, with the winner receivingdinner with Ryan Chenevert, Cosmo’s “Bachelor of the Year.” The dinner will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Doe’s Eat Place, 3723 Government St. Chenevert, a graduate of LSU’s Paul M. Herbert Law Center, has been on “Today” and “Entertainment Tonight.” The winner will get to ride to and from the restaurant in a limousine donated by Baton Rouge Limousine Service and will get a free Yelp T-shirt. Tickets are $20 per person and $30 per couple. Only 200 tickets will be sold. All of the proceeds will go to Yelp!BR.

ADF Speaker Series

Event: Academic Distinction Fund’s “Distinguished Speaker Series.”

Date: Tuesday, May 7.

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Place: Holiday Inn South, 9940 Airline Highway.

For More Info: info@adfbr.org or (225) 922-4560.

Details: The Academic Distinction Fund will hold its second lecture of the 2013 “Distinguished Speaker Series,” “Safe Children. Safe Classrooms. Safe Schools. — Making Safety a Priority in Early Childhood Environments.” Sonayia Shepherd, Ph.D., the keynote speaker and chief operating officer for Safe Havens International and international safety expert, will be the speaker. The event is free and open to the public. Check-in will be from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Preregistration is recommended.