Community events

  • VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS CERTIFICATION: 9 a.m. to noon, Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd. Free certification class for veterans or service-disabled veterans to become Veteran-Owned Small Business Certificated. Come prepared to complete your application on site. www.sba.gov/content/veteran-service-disabled-veteran-owned.
  • ZUMBA GOLD: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Total Performance Fitness, 2018 Main St., Baker. A free fitness program inspired by Latin dance.
  • ZUMBA IN THE LAWN: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. The YMCA will host the free exercise class.
  • TUTORING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. Qualified tutors provide free one-on-one tutoring for middle and high school students. Arrive 10 minutes early to register. Call (225) 924-4271.
  • LSU SCIENCE CAFE: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. State climatologist and LSU Professor Barry Keim will share his expertise on all things hurricane-related, including forecasts, predictions and storm surge. There will be free food, networking and drink specials. www.research.lsu.edu.
  • ECLECTIC TRUTH OPEN MIC & POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Le Bon Temps Bar & Grill, 8342 Perkins Road. Admission is $7 for the spoken word event.
  • ACOUSTIC TUESDAYS: 8:30 p.m., Cadillac Cafe, 5454 Bluebonnet Blvd. Live acoustic music. www.cadillaccafe.net.