BBQ chicken dinner

WHAT: Kiwanis of Pointe Coupee’s BBQ Chicken Dinners sale

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 17

WHERE: Kiwanis of St. Mary Catholic Park, Main Street, New Roads

TICKETS/INFO: $10. (225) 638-8626

DETAILS: Dinner includes a half chicken, coleslaw and a dinner roll.


WHAT: Dance for those with developmental disabilities

WHEN: 4-7 p.m. Sunday, July 24

WHERE: UTC building, 11175 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge

DETAILS: Music will be by the band Ambush. There will also be a jambalaya dinner and soft drinks free to all participants and their parents or caregiver. Presented by Circle Civitan Club and United Commerical Travellers.

Having a ball

WHAT: 10/31 Consortium’s sixth annual Black and Orange Bash

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 30

WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge

TICKETS/INFO: $40; $31 for members.

DETAILS: This is the signature kickoff event for 10/31 Consortium’s Halloween event and is the first chance to get the details on the 2016 Ghostly Gala and Halloween Parade details, including the announcement of the parade theme, the grand marshal and parade royalty. Dress for the evening is casual, cocktail or costume, but it must be black and orange. Door prizes and awards for best dressed man and woman will be given. Those attending are asked to bring a nonperishable food item or child costume donation to be entered into the door prize drawings.