GOVERNMENT MEETING

  • GREEN LIGHT PLAN PUBLIC MEETING: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. George Church and School, Kleinpeter Activity Center, Parishioners Hall, 7808 St. George Drive. City-parish and Green Light Plan officials will discuss the Perkins Road widening project and receive feedback from the public. http://www.brgov.com/greenlight.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • BR NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR: 9 a.m. to noon and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. The free fair will have admission representatives from a wide range of colleges and universities who will explain the admission process, financial aid, course offerings and campus environment. Students are encouraged to register at http://www.gotomyncf.com. http://www.nationalcollegefairs.org.
  • SU SPEAKER SERIES: 11 a.m., Higgins Hall lobby, Southern University campus. State Rep. John Bel Edwards will lecture at Southern University College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ “Speaker Series on the State of Louisiana.” Edwards will discuss issues relating to mental health, unemployment, funding for higher education and the closing of local hospitals. The event is open to the public. Call (225) 771-3092.
  • LAGNIAPPE LUNCHTIME, BATON ROUGE COLLECTORS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART: Noon, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Cheryl McKay Dixon, an artist, educator, curator and former director of the Museum of African American Art in Los Angeles, Calif., will give a free lecture on Baton Rouge art collectors who are creating a personal history through African American art. Call (225) 342-5428.
  • THE BOTH, AIMEE MANN & TED LEO: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Aimee Mann and Ted Leo will perform their collaborative songwriting project, The Both. Tickets are $45 to $60 each. Call (225) 344-0334.