THURSDAY

  • BAGS OF HOPE: 8:15 a.m., St. Vincent De Paul Dining Room, 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place. St. Vincent de Paul distributes “bags of hope” to anyone in need. The bag contains a sandwich, chips, something sweet and water. Volunteers make these bags from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the dining room. Volunteers are asked to bring meat, condiments and/or peanut butter and jelly. At least eight volunteers are sought. Visit www.meetup.com/Voluntold-Baton-Rouge/events/230872510/
  • WOMEN’S PROSPERITY MASTERMIND WORKSHOP: 11:30 a.m., Beausoleil Restaurant and Bar, 7731 Jefferson Highway. Cost $35 to $45.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.
  • WOMEN IN SPIRIT PROGRAM: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St., Baton Rouge. Aimee Wiles, principal of Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School will speak.
  • COMPUTER LITERACY PROGRAM CLASSES: 1 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.

SATURDAY

D.R.E.A.D.: 7 P.M., ATOMIC POP SHOP, 2963 GOVERNMENT ST.

MONDAY

  • MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: 10 a.m., USS Kidd Veterans Memorial & Museum, 305 S. River Road.
  • DULCIMER CLASS — BEYOND BEGINNER: 6 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. For those who have had a mountain dulcimer beginner class or who had played in the past and want practice. It is 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. Class will take one from the basic knowledge of how the mountain dulcimer works through several simple mountain fiddle tunes. It is sponsored by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society. Loaner dulcimers available for use. Contact Bonnie Guelfo at (225) 343-9797 or Helen Bankston at (225) 753-7917.

BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND: 7 P.M., GALVEZ PLAZA, NORTH BOULEVARD.

TUESDAY

  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St.

WEDNESDAY

  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.
  • FREE FINANCIAL WORKSHOPS WITH BANK ON BATON ROUGE: 5:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.