• WHAT: Food Addicts Anony-mous, a 12-step free support group to provide fellowship for men and women willing to re-cover from the disease of food addiction.
  • WHEN & WHERE: 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in June in St. Francisville at the West Feliciana Parish Library, Room B, 5114 Burnett Road; 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday in June in Zachary at Lane Regional Medical Center, West Wing Conference Room, 6300 Main St.
  • INFORMATION: Velma at (225) 715-9268.
  • DETAILS: All are welcome to attend. Food Addicts Anonymous is an organization that believes food addiction is a biochemical disorder that occurs at a cellular level and cannot be cured by willpower or by therapy alone. FAA is self-supporting. There are no dues or fees required for membership. FAA is not affiliated with any diet or weight-loss programs, treatment facilities or religious organizations.


  • WHAT: Epilepsy support group meeting


  • WHERE: NeuroMedical Hospital, 10101 Park Rowe Ave., 6th floor, Baton Rouge.
  • DETAILS: The group is open to adults with epilepsy/seizure disorders, their family members, friends, caregivers and anyone who would like to share their experiences and support those who are managing seizures. Parents of children with epilepsy are also encouraged to attend. Adult topics can come up during meetings that may be inappropriate for young children. Parental discretion is advised.


  • WHAT: Baton Rouge Fitness Crawl
  • WHEN: June 15-22
  • WHERE: Various health clubs and studios around town.
  • REGISTRATION/INFO: Opens June 8 at
  • DETAILS: New clients can try out fitness classes at various locations for free. A description of classes, schedule and locations are available at the website.


  • WHAT: HIV and syphilis testing
  • WHEN & WHERE: Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St., offers HIV testing from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and syphilis testing from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesdays; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4000 Gus Young Ave., offers testing from 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays; Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St., offers testing from 2-4 p.m. every third Wednesday; and EKL Mid-City, North Foster at Gus Young Avenue, offers testing from 9-11 a.m. and 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays.
  • DETAILS: Tests are free, anonymous and confidential.