BABY EXPO

  • WHAT: O Baby Expo
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1
  • WHERE: Ochsner Medical Center, hospital lobby, 17000 Medical Center Drive, Baton Rouge
  • ADMISSION: Free
  • RESERVATIONS: Email kristy.belmer@ochsner.org. The first 30 people to RSVP will get a free diaper bag.
  • DETAILS: Event will include educational sessions on such topics as car-seat safety, comfort measures during labor and breastfeeing for working moms. There will be tours of the Family Birthing Center; door prizes including Saints tickets; meet-and-greet sessions with OB/GYNs, midwives, pediatricians and lactaction consultants and local vendor booths. Visit ochsner.org/obabyexpo for a full schedule.

MINI TRIATHLON

  • WHAT: Splash, Roll & Run Mini Triathlon
  • WHEN: 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7
  • WHERE: The Parks and Recreation of Denham Springs North Park, corner of Eden Church Road and Lockhart Road, Denham Springs
  • COST: $65
  • REGISTER: Online at cajuntiming.com. Online registration closes at midnight Thursday, Aug. 6. The race includes a 150-yard indoor swim in the Aquatics Center, a 12-mile bike ride through Livingston Parish and a 2-mile run through North Park. There will be door prizes, food and music in the basketball gym of the Fitness and Aquatics Center. Entry fee includes two complimentary tickets to AQUA PARDS. Awards and placement will be announced in the waterpark.