Check out the library

The Lagniappe Dulcimers Society will perform for adults at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Zachary Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. For information, call (225) 658-1840.

Also on Saturday, the Baker Branch will start its Monthly Marvel Movie for teens. For January, the library will show “Iron Man” at 3 p.m. For information, call (225) 778-5940.

At 4 p.m. Monday, the Pride-Chaneyville branch will let teens personalize a cigar box to start collecting memories for 2018. For information, call (225) 658-1551.

And are you curious about what Pinterest is all about? Head to the Zachary Branch at 2 p.m. Wednesday for an adult class on how to use Pinterest.

Always check with the library branch hosting the event to see if registration is necessary.

New medical staff

Join the staff and physicians of Lane Regional Medical Center for a meet-and-greet from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Lane Cafeteria to welcome the center's newest specialists. Refreshments will be served.

Specialists include:

  • Jacob LeBas, M.D.; Lane Pediatrics
  • James Moore, M.D.; Lane Hospital Medicine
  • Heather O’Laughlin, Au.D.; Lane Audiology Clinic

For information or a physician referral, please call (225) 658-4587.

Blood Drive

Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main St., Zachary, will hold a blood drive from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Call (225) 658-4587 for information. Visit and use the code LaneRegional to sign up ahead of time.

Stroke Support Group

A Stroke Support Group will meet at noon Friday at Lane Rehabilitation Center. Lunch is provided. Call Lane Rehabilitation Center at (225) 658-6800 to register.

MLK Scholarship Ball

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Zachary Committee will host its annual scholarship ball, "A Night of Elegance," from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jan. 27 at the Baker Municipal Center Auditorium, 3325 Groom Road.

Tickets to the semiformal/formal event are $25 each or a donation may be made to the committee and mailed to P.O. Box 524, Zachary, LA 70791.

Tickets may be purchased from any committee member or by calling Johnnie Evans, committee chairwoman, at (225) 933-6431.

Zachary Lions Spring Garage Sale

The Zachary Lions Club is holding a spring garage sale March 2-3 to benefit its charitable community projects.

Club members are asking for donations household items, children’s clothes in good shape, children’s toys, furniture or other items.

Anyone wishing to donate items should call (225) 654-5421, (225) 654-6494 or (225) 654-6325 before Feb. 20.

Send news, events and photos for the Baker, Chaneyville, Pride and Zachary areas to by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0215.