Around the Table

WHAT: Registration is underway for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber-sponsored event presented by the East Baton Rouge Parish school system.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28

TICKETS/INFO: Registration is $30 at

DETAILS: The event will place 225 participants in 20 different homes for an evening of conversation and connections in the setting of home dinner parties. Community connectors ranging from CEOs to university presidents and creative entrepreneurs will open their homes to host these innovative dinners, designed to help connect newcomers with longtime locals and encourage engaging conversations.


WHAT: All-day soccer event with donations going to the IRIS Domestic Violence Center

WHEN: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19

WHERE: Premier Soccer Center, 1550 Gordon Simon Leblanc Road, near St. Gabriel

COST: $10 to play a game

DETAILS: Individuals or teams interested can sign up for a scheduled time slot by emailing Jason Kelly at or by calling (225) 642-4077.