COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • BATTLE OF BATON ROUGE: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Historic Magnolia Cemetery, 422 N. 19th St., under the oaks. The event will commemorate the Civil War and the soldiers who fought on Aug. 5, 1862. Dr. Matthew Reonas will discuss “What Lies Remnant in the Land.” Event is free.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL EXTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Interdenominational Faith Assembly, 5045 Greenwell St. Event includes karate, science demonstrations, puppetry, LSU AgCenter, Just Kids Dental, Geaux Learn, Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Mobile Library, DARE, Preaching Literacy and more. Lunch will be served. Attendees must arrive at 10 a.m. for school supplies and door prizes eligibility.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL BASH: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place. The East Baton Rouge Parish school system event will include information sessions, prizes, giveaways, student entertainment, registration information, department booths and more.