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


  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction. Seating is limited. Visit


  • BEGINNER PAINTING CLASS: 6 p.m., Painting and Pinot, 7248 Perkins Drive. $35. All supplies are provided.


  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Instruction is free, just buy beads needed for project. RSVP at (225) 223-6573.


  • PREVENT CHILD ABUSE LOUISIANA ANNUAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. Laura Porter, co-founder of ACE Interface, LLC, will present “After ACEs: Building Resilience and Community Awareness,” a look at how individuals and communities can overcome adverse childhood experiences. The luncheon is free. Register at Registration ends March 18. For more information, call (225) 925.9520.