DETAILS: Staff of the East Baton Rouge Library will explain the free genealogy services of the library. Included will be search techniques and practical steps in tracking family history.
SPANISH TOWN FAMILY STYLE
WHAT: Third annual Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade Party hosted by Friends of the Capitol Park Museum
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 14
WHERE: Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. (across from the State Capitol), Baton Rouge
TICKETS: $25; students, $10, free for youngsters 12 and younger and for Friends of Capitol Park Museum. Advance tickets available at stp-party2015.eventbrite.com. Also available at the door if not sold out.
DETAILS: Party includes complimentary food and drinks, music, crafts/activities for kids and a separate parade viewing area for guests. A cash bar with beer, wine, Bloody Marys and mimosas will be available. No outside ice chests will be allowed. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Friends of the Capitol Park Museum, which supports the museum’s exhibits, programming and educational initiatives.