Computers for families

Another school year is getting under way, so here’s some help to get your youngsters computing.

WHAT: Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council is offering refurbished computers at reduced prices to low-income families throughout the state.

WHEN: Open 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

WHERE: 1400 Main St.

INFORMATION: Call (225) 379-3577 or visit

Sizzlin’ Soiree

Music, auctions and gourmet food - what’s not to like about this fundraiser.

WHAT: Sizzlin’ Soiree: An Evening in Paris, fundraiser for St. Joseph’s Academy and the Sisters of St. Joseph.

WHEN: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: St. Joseph’s Academy Activity Center, 3015 Broussard St.

TICKETS & INFO: $50. Visit and click on Sizzlin’ Soiree at top of page in red banner.

DETAILS: There will be live and silent auctions, gourmet food, an open bar, a champagne raffle for a piece of jewelry, a $10,000 raffle and more.

Dancin’ in the Streets

It’s billed as the Capital City’s biggest dance party, so get ready to boogie.

WHAT: Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Dancin’ in the Streets fundraiser.

WHEN: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Great Hall at Perkins Rowe, corner of Perkins and Bluebonnet Boulevard.

TICKETS & INFO: Advance tickets (before 5 p.m. Friday) are $25. Tickets at the door (subject to availability) are $35. Call (225) 766-8379 or visit

DETAILS: The event includes live music from Phat Hat and a raffle to win the “Ultimate Tiger Band Game Day Experience,” which allows two guests to enjoy everything from game-day rehearsal to tailgating in the PMAC and a band seat for a home game. Other prizes include a 42-inch flat screen TV and a spa relaxation package. Raffle tickets are $10 each. Appetizers and drinks will also be provided.