THURSDAY

  • RED, WHITE AND SNEAUX 2016: 6 p.m., Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter will host its annual gala. For tickets, email Jamie Craig at jamie.craig@alsalams.org, or call (225) 343-9880, ext. 2.

FRIDAY

  • WHEALDON ESTATES RETIREMENT HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m., Whealdon Estates Retirement, 8680 Jefferson Highway. Free health and wellness fair.
  • TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • GOURMET IN THE GARDEN AT BURDEN: 7 p.m., 4560 Essen Lane. Tickets at the door are $70 and subject to availability. Must be 21 years of age. IDs will be checked at registration. Casual cocktail attire requested. www.eventbrite.com/e/gourmet-in-the-garden-at-burden-tickets-20708546821?aff=ebapi.

SATURDAY

  • GET OUT AND FISH RODEO: 7:30 a.m., 12400 Burbank Drive. Visit www.facebook.com/events/478462809028071.
  • ATTIRE FOR HIRE: 8:30 a.m., Kean’s Fine Dry Cleaning, 8967 Jefferson Highway. Women in Media is partnering with Kean’s Fine Dry Cleaning to host its annual Attire for Hire Clothing Drive to benefit disadvantaged women re-entering the workforce in the greater Baton Rouge community.
  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction.

MONDAY

  • DULCIMER CLASS — BEYOND BEGINNER: 6 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Free. For those who have had a mountain dulcimer beginner class or who have played in the past and want to brush up on old favorites. It is being taught by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society. Call Pat Murphy at (225) 926-4139 or Helen Bankston at (225) 753-7917.
  • DULCIMER CLASS — BEGINNER: 6:30 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Free. This class will take participants from the basic knowledge of how the mountain dulcimer works through several simple mountain fiddle tunes. It is sponsored by the Lagnaippe Dulcimer Society. Loaner dulcimers available for use. Contact Bonnie Guelfo at (225) 343-9797 or Helen Bankston at (225) 753-7917.

TUESDAY

  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. RSVP (225) 223-6573.
  • FORMOSAN TERMITE INVASION: Native Tree Talk and Walk: 6:30 p.m., LSU Friends of Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Features Paul Orr, forester and site manager for the LSU Hilltop Arboretum.

WEDNESDAY

  • SANTA RITA WINE TASTING: 6:30 p.m., Texas de Brazil, 10155 Perkins Rowe. A donation of $25 from each $30 ticket will benefit American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces, with a minimum commitment of $10,000 from all Texas de Brazil wine tastings held during this event.

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