WHERE: East Baton Rouge Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge
DETAILS: Baton Rouge Community College nursing students will be doing blood pressure and blood sugar checks. Other participants include Alzheimer Services and Acadian On Call. Sponsored by Sylvia’s Caring Companions Healthcare Services. There will be door prizes and food.
POINTE COUPEE FUNDRAISER
WHAT: Singer songwriter Bud Torres & Company will perform for the Pointe Coupee Parish Historical Society Fundraiser Concert, the goal of which is to raise money to save the The Julien Poydras Museum & Arts Center Auditorium.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15
WHERE: JULIEN POYDRAS MUSEUM ARTS CENTER, 500 W. MAIN ST., NEW ROADS
DETAILS: Direct donations also may be made to help with the maintenance and preservation of the museum.
WHAT: First Masquerade Ball & Silent Auction
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Jan. 17
WHERE: Jewel J. Newman Community Center, 2013 Central Road, Baton Rouge
TICKETS: $50 per person, $80 per couple, $350 per table for eight. Call (225) 775-3935 or email JJNCC@brgov.com
DETAILS: The semi-formal event includes live entertainment by the One More Time Band, a silent auction and a four-course dinner served by the culinary department at Career Academy. Event benefits the Jewel J. Newman Community Center playground capital campagin.
WHAT: Fourth annual Terracon Golf Benefit for Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association
DETAILS: All proceeds from the golf tournament support Capital Area CASA Association, a nonprofit organization that recruits, trains and supervises community volunteers who advocate on behalf of abused and neglected youth living in foster care to help them reach safe, permanent homes. The fundraiser enables the organization to continue providing a CASA volunteer for every child in East Baton Rouge Parish who needs one.