REGISTRATION: Free; call (225) 673-4255 and ask for the concierge desk.
DETAILS: Dr. Kay Solar, dietician Lori Gardiner and fitness expert Rebecca Penniman will provide information on how you can protect your heart with a healthy lifestyle. A light heart-healthy meal will be provided.
FASDS MOVIE, TALK
WHAT: Sceening of the new documentary “Moment to Moment: Teens Growing up with FASDs,” followed by a discussion of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders with Dr. Ira J. Chasnoff, the film’s executive producer
WHEN: 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13
WHERE: Capital Area Human Services District, 4615 Government St., Building 2, Room 200, Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 922-2700
DETAILS: The film explores the lives of four adolescents with FASDs and the effect that prenatal alcohol exposure has had and continues to have in their lives.
WHAT: Wellness Day for Women
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28
WHERE: Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge
DETAILS: The 19th annual event includes a 1-Mile Fun Run, 5K and inaugural 10K Race, and a survivors’ celebration starting at 8 a.m. Among the festivities is the fourth annual Jambalaya Village and Competition sponsored by ExxonMobil. Race participants are invited to enjoy the delicious jambalaya prepared by local cooks and vote for this year’s “Fan Favorite Award” by contributing to their favorite jambalaya team. Entry fee for the Jambalaya Village and Competition is $30. Register at the above website or phone number. The event also will have a Tribute Tent sponsored by Green Oaks Memorial Park and Funeral Home, which allows participants a quiet space for reflection, remembrance and thanksgiving.