Happy birthday Mike!

Saturday is Mike the Tiger’s birthday so, of course, there will be a party.

WHAT: Pearls & Paws, a new volunteer league dedicated to veterinary medicine at LSU, “get-to-know us” party.

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Circa 1857, 1857 Government St.

ADMISSION: $10 donation at the door.

INFORMATION: Contact Laura Lanier at (225) 578-9826 or email llanier@lsu.edu.

DETAILS: The event will include food, music, bargains, a silent auction and an opportunity to learn more about Pearls & Paws, which supports the work of the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

CASA kickoff

This event kicks off the three-week countdown to the raffle of CASA’s playhouse and the CASA Kids Day.

WHAT: Court Appointed Special Advocates CASA Fiesta.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

WHERE: Mall of Louisiana.

TICKETS & INFO: $50. Tickets available at the door or by calling (225) 379-8598.

DETAILS: The fiesta will feature a silent auction, music from the Carbon Copy Band and Mexican cuisine and margaritas. The CASA playhouse, which will be raffled on Aug. 14, will be on display. Raffle tickets are $5.

Cuts for Kids

Youngsters under age 17 can get a complimentary haircut just in time for school.

WHAT: Free haircuts for youngsters from Remington College.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 25 through Aug. 5.

WHERE: Remington College, 4520 S. Sherwood Forest.

INFORMATION: (225) 291-4660.

DETAILS: Appointments are recommended but not necessary.