COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • COSTUME SALE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The theater will have costumes, clothing and accessories available for several sizes. Call (225) 924-6496.
  • ONLINE SAFETY AND PRIVACY: 10:30 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Learn about online scams. Call (225) 389-7450.
  • PEOPLES HEALTH-HEALTHY COOKING DEMONSTRATION: 11 a.m. registration, noon class, Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Chef Neil Thibodaux, of the Friends of Italy Culinary Institute, and dietitian Brittany Roussel, of Peoples Health, will show how to create healthy foods. A light lunch is included. Call (888) 257-4515 or peopleshealth.com/shs.
  • BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: 11:30 a.m., Iberville Room, Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel, 102 France St. Former U.S. Rep. Charles Melancon will discuss the federal government shutdown. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions.