SUPPORT GROUP

  • WHAT: Baton Rouge Chapter Scleroderma Support Group meeting
  • WHEN: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11
  • WHERE: The Settlement shopping center, Suite B2, 7809 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: Del Anselmo, (225) 756-2452 or (225) 324-3666

SUPPORT GROUP

  • WHAT: Celiacs of Baton Rouge, a gluten intolerance support group
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12
  • WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: (225) 766-8872.
  • DETAILS: The meeting is for adult patients and parents of children who cannot eat wheat, rye, barley and cross-containmented oats. The topic will be “Celiac — How it Relates to Sjogren’s.” Brochures on the topic will be available. Registered dietitian, life coach and celiac Gail Johnson is scheduled to attend and be available for questions. The meeting is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences.

TWILIGHT CLASSIC

  • WHAT: 5K run
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15
  • WHERE: USS Kidd, 305 S. River Road, Baton Rouge
  • REGISTRATION: imathlete.com
  • DETAILS: First run in 1979, the Twilight Classic is one of the longest-running 5ks in Baton Rouge. Post-race festivities are sponsored by Cajun Industries.