Men’s Conference: 9 a.m., First Emmanuel International Church, 9239 La. 405, Donaldsonville, with the Revs. Frank Jones and Rick Whaley as guest speakers.

Louisiana Catfish Festival: 10 a.m., St. Gertrude Catholic Church, 17292 La. 631 , Des Allemands, also beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday. Activities include pay-one-price rides, games and a catfish-eating contest.

One-cent movie: noon to 2 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway. This showing of “Shrek 2” for admission of one penny will include popcorn and fruit punch for all ages, but children younger than 3 must be accompanied by an adult.

BOOK SIGNING: noon to 3 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway, with ReShonda Tate Billingsley, author of “Say Amen, Again” (Gallery Books, $14).

Musical: 6 p.m., Doright Full Gospel Baptist Church, 8141 La. 44, Gonzales, with guests from East Feliciana Parish.

Musical: 6 p.m., New Life Ministries, 5521 Airline Highway, sponsored by Radical Voices of Praise.

an evening of Bharata Natyam: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. South India classical dance will be presented Jaan R. Freeman. $15 at the door.

Out Tha Box! Holy Hip Hop Revue and Tour: 7 p.m., Fellowship Cathedral, 1450 N. Airway Drive. $12.


Youth Sunday: 7 a.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.

99th Church Anniversary: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St., with the Rev. Angela Lee Domingue as guest speaker.

Moving from Who to Whose: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., with the Rev. Barbara Jarrell, of Shreveport, as pulpit guest.

Rocco Errico Visit: 10:30 a.m., Unity Church of Christianity, 15255 Old Jefferson Highway. Errico, a minister, lecturer, author, counselor and biblical scholar, will speak on “Transcendence” during the morning service and on “What Jesus Believed” from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. $25.

Communion services: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 10300 Church St., Maringouin.

Second Sunday Service: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road, Clinton.

117th Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Days Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 17721 La. 10, Clinton, with the Rev. Tom Pitts, of Gillsburg, Miss., as guest speaker.

Gary Davis Jr. First Anniversary: 2:30 p.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter, in honor of the church’s drummer.

Preacher’s Musicale: 4 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H Delpit Drive, with area pastors as soloists and the Rev. Van Smith Jr. as emcee.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Hightime Evangelistic Center, 8160 Pettit Road, Baker. “Jesus Truth Seekers: Mission Possible” will continue nightly through Friday. (225) 775-3105.


Parent Practicum: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Florida Boulevard Baptist Church, 10915 Florida Blvd. This program, presented by Classical Conversations for home-schooling parents or parents interested in home schooling, continues at 9 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. (225) 721-2803.

Vacation Bible schools

•9 a.m. to noon, St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St., Plaquemine. Continues daily through Thursday.

•5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., New Sunlight Baptist Church, 1777 America St. “Inside Out, Upside Down On Main Street” is for all ages and continues nightly through Friday. (225) 343-2575.

•5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., New Bethal Baptist Church, 1540 Matilda St. Continues nightly through Thursday. (225) 571-1179.

•5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. “Inside Out And Upside Down On Main Street” includes classes for those in preschool through adults and continues nightly through Friday. (225) 939-8827.

•6 p.m. to 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Richmond Park, 3115 Newton St. Continues nightly through Friday.

•6 p.m. to 8 p.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. Continues nightly through Friday with classes for all ages. (225) 355-6615.

•6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. “Faithbook: Connect-Confirm-Witness” will continue nightly through Friday.

•6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 914 N. Acadian Thruway E. “Faithbook: Connect-Confirm-Witness” is for ages 4 and older and continues through Friday.

•6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mount. Carmel Baptist Church, 5262 Prescott Road. Continues nightly through Friday.

Going On After Loss (G.O.A.L.) Grief Support Group: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road.

InterDenominational International Fellowship Meeting: 7 p.m., New Freedom Baptist Church, 2909 Winnebago St.

Revival: 7 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 13219 Weaver Road, St Francisville, held with Greater New Hollywood Baptist Church. Continues nightly through Friday.


VACATION Bible School: 9 a.m. to noon, Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Open to children ages 3 through fifth-grade with lessons on perseverance daily through Friday and a family celebration on July 16. (225) 924-1369.

BATON ROUGE Christian Women’s CONNECTION Luncheon: 11 a.m., Oak Lodge Conference and Reception Center, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., with Karlin O’Neal of Decorating Den Interiors, and Deb Cazalot, of New Orleans, as speakers. $20.

No Excuse Month & Summer Revival: 7 p.m., Elm Grove Baptist Church, 1069 N. 38th St., with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, of Chicago, speaking on Tuesday and the Rev. Teresa L. Fry Brown, of Atlanta, speaking on Wednesday.


SENIOR ADULT DAY TRIP TO NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM IN NEW ORLEANS: Departing 9:30 a.m., Mall of Louisiana, Bluebonnet Boulevard, sponsored by St. James Episcopal Church. $75. (225) 387-5141 or (225) 753-8801.

East Baton Rouge Woman’s Auxiliary Meeting: 3 p.m., Ministry of New Beginnings, 5925 N. Foster Drive.

TOPS Chapter Meeting: 5 p.m., Good Children Hall, 19515 Highway 643, Vacherie.

SUMMER SOUNDS: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St., sponsored by the St. James Center for Spiritual Development and featuring pianist and Emmy-winning composer Mike Esneault along with Troy Davis on drums and Roland Guerin, bass, and singer Ed Perkins doing a program of big band classics. $10. College students get in free with ID.


Women of Distinction Universal Women’s Summit: 6 p.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Avenue A, Zachary. Continues at noon on Friday at the church’s Mid City location, 4439 Choctaw Drive, at 6 p.m. Friday at the Zachary location and 11 a.m. July 16 at Embassy Suites Hotel, 4914 Constitution Ave. with Rita Twiggs as luncheon speaker. Luncheon tickets are $35. (225) 924-6566.


Baton Rouge Aglow Lighthouse: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., L.I.F.E. Center, 10473 Old Hammond Highway, with songwriter, musician and worship leader Rick Naqvi, of Baton Rouge, as speaker. (225) 752-5544.

July 16

Bible Institute FALL Registration: 10 a.m. to noon, St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road.

Clothes-Give-Away and School Supplies-Give-Away: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Feliciana Parish Parks and Recreation, 10166 W. Feliciana Parkway, St. Francisville, sponsored by the Daughters of Zion. There will also be refreshments.

Pastor’S Banquet: 4 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive, sponsored by Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church in honor of the Rev. Henry J. Brown. $30. (225) 963-0131.

Dynamic Worship Liturgical Dance Competition: 5 p.m., La Bella Banquet Hall, 7607 Tom Drive.

Countdown 2012 Bible Prophesy Conference: 7 p.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Continues nightly except Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 6.


Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. July 17-20, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. “Hometown Nazareth” is a multigenerational event. $10. Includes dinner. (225) 924-4271.

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: July 29-31, White Castle Community Center, White Castle, sponsored by the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of White Castle for adult teams. $200 fee per team. Entry deadline is July 22. (337) 967-3180 or (225) 716-3187.

LEADER’S INSTITUTE BIBLE COLLEGE FALL TERM: Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Miracle Place Church, 2080 Main St., Baker. Registration deadline is July 25. (225) 614-4853.