Zoo Run Run

WHAT: BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo's 12th annual 5K and half-mile fun run

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 26

WHERE: Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge

INFO: (225) 775-3877 or brzoo.org

DETAILS: Food and refreshments follow race. Any supporter in a participant's party gets free admission to the zoo after the race; these individuals must be on site before admission gates open to public at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds support the zoo and international cheetah conservation efforts. 

Health testing

WHAT: HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia testing

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. Monday through Thursday. By appointment after 11:40 a.m.

WHERE: Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St., Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 338-9333

FEES: HIV test is free; syphilis test $10; gonorrhea and chlamydia tests $20

Mental health

WHAT: Meetings of the Mental Health Association (Mental Health Services) for Greater Baton Rouge

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 14 and 28

WHERE: 544 Colonial Drive

INFO: (225) 428-3935 or email marcie.williams1956@gmail.com 

Health testing

WHAT: HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia testing

WHEN: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (HIV only on Fridays)

WHERE: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4000 Gus Young Ave., Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 381-3120

FEES: HIV and hepatitis C tests are free; syphilis test $10; gonorrhea and chlamydia tests $20

HIV testing

WHAT: Free HIV testing

WHEN: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays

WHERE: Baton Rouge AIDS Society, 4560 North Blvd., Suite 120, Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 923-2437