Call (225) 388-0199 if changes or additions need to be made to your organization’s listing.

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

BATON ROUGE SOCIETY OF MINIATURE GAMING: 7 p.m., Little Wars Game Shop, 7517 Jefferson Highway. (Jefferson Plaza). All types of gaming. (225) 753-7165.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

LIFEWRITERS: a group for discussion and constructive criticism of lifewriting, 9 a.m., Dumas House Retirement Center, 1313 N. Sherwood. Roy McCoy, (225) 766-4013.

GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Republic of West Florida Museum, Jackson. Open to the Public. Operating model railroads of all scales plus live steam. For details, call (225) 767-2620 or http://www.greaterbrrailroaders.com.

GREYHOUND PETS OF AMERICA MEET & GREET: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. PetSmart, Airline Highway. (225) 313-6780.

SUNDAY, AUG. 14

POKEMON ORGANIZED PLAY LEAGUE: 2 p.m., Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games, 13847 Coursey Blvd., Suite 1. Free. (225) 291-8020.

MONDAY, AUG. 15

MONDAY MORNING SEWING CIRCLE: Make new friends and learn new techniques. Registration required. For location, time and other information, call (225) 778-5950.

PELICAN WOODCARVERS GUILD: 9-11 a.m., Bishop Ott Facility, 7555 Bishop Ott Ave. (225) 262-6415 or (225) 769-2553.

DOWNTOWN TOASTMASTERS: 6:30 p.m., Cenikor Foundation Bldg., 2414 Bunker Hill Drive. Public invited. A great place to conquer your fear of public speaking in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Angie Womack Jones, (225) 925-6976 or http://downtownbr.freetoasthost.info

BATON ROUGE KENNEL CLUB: 7 p.m., location varies. (225) 927-9777.

CAPITOL CITY CIVIL AIR PATROL: 7-9 p.m., squadron building on Plank Road at the east entrance to the airport. Details, (225) 413-3207.

GSU TOASTMASTERS: 7 p.m., Mary Byrd Perkins Cancer Center, Essen Lane. Learn the skills for doing presentations for your job, leading meetings and improving leadership style. (225) 229-5008.

US AIR FORCE AUXILIARY CIVIL AIR PATROL: 7-9 p.m., CAP building at 9163 Blanche Noyes Ave. at Plank Road east ramp (BR Metro Airport). (225) 413-3319.

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 6-9 p.m., Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. Beginner and advanced classes, and jam sessions. Peggy Broussard, (225) 261-6696.

BATON ROUGE FRENCH GROUP: 6 p.m., La Madeleine, 7615 Jefferson Highway. The group meets to practice conversing in French. (225) 819-9114.

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER OF THE AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION: 6:30 p.m., Great Wall, College Drive. Anyone interested in Air Force and Air Force ROTC is welcome to attend. (225) 769-7118 or (225) 274-4141.

PIKE BURDEN/PETE KLEINPETER RING OF INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS: 6:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Council on Aging Office, 5790 Florida Blvd. (225) 924-0836.

CYPRESS NEEDLE POINTERS: 6:30-9 p.m., Arboretum, Highland Road. Jan Stewart at jan.stewart@cox.net.

BATON ROUGE CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES, INTERNATIONAL: 6:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 10925 Florida Blvd. Women who like to sing are invited to experience four-part a capella harmony. It’s more fun than karaoke. Come and see for yourself. (225) 766-1566.

BATON ROUGE/LSU MEN’S RUGBY CLUB: rugby practice 6:30-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to men and high school males of all abilities. (225) 268-7924.

BATON ROUGE BARBARIANS’ WOMEN’S RUGBY: rugby practice 6:30-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to women of all abilities. (225) 615-5930.

BONSAI SOCIETY: 7-9 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. (225) 928-2270.

GREAT BOOKS: a literature reading and discussion group, 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Library. (225) 767-7939.

GEORGE C. MARSHALL TOASTMASTER CLUB: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Build your presentation skills while you build your career. http://georgecmarshall.freetoasthost.org.

BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND: 7-9:15 p.m., Orchestra Room of the LSU School of Music Bldg. Adult band musicians invited to attend. Jim Kersh, (225) 751-6430.

BARBERSHOP HARMONY SOCIETY, LOUISIANA SHOWBOAT CHORUS: 7 p.m., St. James Place, 333 Lee Drive. For details call Hugh Finklea, (225) 927-0816.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

HAMMOND CUTUPS WOODCARVERS: 1 p.m., Fellowship Hall of the Hammond First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. (985) 340-0080.

BATON ROUGE RECORDER (MUSIC) SOCIETY: 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (225) 505-0633 or http://www.brrecorders.org.

KIDS WHO BIRD: 6:30 p.m., LSU Museum of Natural Science, Foster Hall. For kids age 9-16 who are interested in birdwatching. (225) 753-7615.

BATON ROUGE IRISH CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Café Americain. For those interested in Irish culture. Irish drink specials and food specials. http://www.bririshclub.com. (225) 924-6437.

ART GUILD OF GONZALES: 6:30 p.m., Chamber Building (Old Railroad Car), La. 30, Gonzales. Diverse group of water colorists, oil and acrylic painters, wood and metal workers. Bring a covered dish. (985) 252-6371 or (225) 698-9079.

BATON ROUGE ORCHID SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center. Ervin Granier, (225) 753-1962.

BATON ROUGE STAMP CLUB: 7-9 p.m., Council on Aging, 5790 Florida Blvd. (225) 774-8413.

BATON ROUGE BOARDGAMERS: 7-11 p.m., call for meeting location. Wide variety of board games, including war games and designer Euro games. For details, send email to arunayar@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, AUG. 18

PELICAN WOODCARVERS GUILD: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., BREC Facility, Sharp Road. (225) 262-6415 or (225) 769-2553.

WEST SIDE CLOGGERS: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Old Town Hall in Addis (by fire station). (225) 749-2620.

4-H CANINE CONNECTION DOG CLUB: 6-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Drusilla Park. Dog education, training, tips, guest speakers, demonstrations and service projects. Open to all dog lovers grade K-12.

BATON ROUGE/LSU MEN’S RUGBY CLUB: rugby practice 6:30-8:30 p.m., BREC’s Highland Road Park. Open to men and high school males of all abilities. (225) 268-7924.

BATON ROUGE SCRABBLE CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Logan’s Roadhouse, 6571 Bluebonnet Blvd. Bring Scrabble board, chess clock is optional. Contact: annmac@cox.net.

BATON ROUGE MACINTOSH USERS GROUP (BRMUG): 6:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. (225) 383-9090.

LOUISIANA PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Park. Guest speakers will be John Ballance and Richard Alan Hannon of The Advocate, who will discuss, among other topics, the newspaper’s coverage of Hurricane Katrina. http://www.laphotosociety.com.

SCRABBLE RABBLE: 7 p.m., 15045 Old Hammond Highway. A sense of humor is an advantage. (225) 272-7364 or send e-mail to scrabble@cande.us.

BLUE GOLD CENTURY CLUB: 7 p.m., Martin Luther King Catholic Student Center, 586 Harding Blvd., Southern University.