DETAILS: A free, one-hour informational session designed to increase awareness of the programs and services provided by Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area. After a light lunch, tour the adult day respite center, Charlie’s Place. Then learn about volunteer opportunities and how to become an ambassador for the organization by sharing the information with others who may need support, services or resources. Guests will not be asked to make a donation. Reservations are required. Special sessions for groups upon request.
WHAT: Bryan Batt, of the TV hit series “Mad Men,” joins Baton Rouge General’s Pennington Cancer Center, physicians, survivors and friends for Life’s a Canvas — an interactive cancer awareness event that promotes early detection, celebrates life and brings out the inner artist in you.
DETAILS: Participants will paint a canvas with instruction from artists with Baton Rouge General’s Arts in Medicine program and learn more about ways to arm themselves against cancer from physicians and experts. Celebrity speaker, actor and writer Bryan Batt will share his family’s inspiring cancer story. Attendees will also enjoy live music, door prizes, hors d’oeuvres and receive information on cancer resources in our community. You must be 21 years or older to attend and registration is required.