Thursday

  • ANNUAL RAIDER RALLY, RUNNELS SCHOOL SOFTBALL FIELD: 5:30 p.m. Runnels School, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Call (225) 751-2192 or visit www.runnels.org.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 6 p.m. Life Source Services Hospice, 3049 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Life Source Services support groups. Call (225) 291-9421. Free. www.lifesourcehospice.net.
  • RIVER WRITER. TRIPLE BOOK LAUNCH AND POETRY READING: 6:30 p.m. The Healthcare Gallery, 3488 Brentwood Road. The Healthcare Gallery celebrates “River Writer. Triple Book Launch & Poetry Reading” with Vincent A. Cellucci & Christopher Shipman Benjamin Lowenkron
  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING EVENT PRESENTED BY THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY: 5 p.m. Celtic Media Centre, 10000 Celtic Drive. LABI announces an opportunity for young leaders in the Louisiana business community to come together to celebrate the unprecedented growth underway in the state’s economy This event is free and open to young Louisiana professionals; however, it is limited to 75 guests, and all guests must pre-register. labiypnetworking.eventbrite.com/?aff=SRCH.

Friday

  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m. Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Free, visit www.facebook.com/ cajunbeadcrafts.

Monday

  • ADULT LEISURE PIANO CLASS: 1:30 p.m. Piano Pathways, 10889 Perkins Road Ste. C. Space is limited to six in a class. $225. Visit www.thepianopathway.com.
  • GSU BATON ROUGE TOASTMASTERS: 7 p.m. Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Open to anyone 18 years or older. www.gsutoastmasters.com.
  • WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m. Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd. Free. www.brgeneral.org/events.

Tuesday

  • CANCER WELLNESS: 10 a.m. Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd. Cancer wellness program orientation will provide insight into cancer journey as well as resources to help make the best decisions along the way. Topics of discussion will include: typical treatment options; available resources; tips on how to talk to your doctor; nutrition during treatment; how treatment will affect your appetite, and more. Free. www.brgeneral.org/services/cancer#tabs-3.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 6 p.m. Life Source Services Hospice, 3049 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.(225) 291-9421. Free. www.lifesourcehospice.net.

Wednesday

Nov. 13