Around Zachary for June 9, 2016 _lowres

Stacy Gill

Jackson United Methodist Church will host a youth bake sale from 10 a.m. until noon Friday at McDonald’s Pharmacy, 1701 Charter St., Jackson.

On Saturday, an Easter egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. at the church, 1727 Sycamore St.

Church youths are asked to participate in the Lions Club Easter Parade, which lines up at 1 p.m. and rolls at 2 p.m. from East Louisiana Mental Health System, 4502 La. 951.

A second Easter egg hunt will begin immediately following the parade at Centenary State Historic Site, 3522 College St.

The parade will circle ELMHS and head toward La. 10, turn left, travel through Jackson, turn right onto Church Street, travel four blocks to Pine Street, turn right and head to Centenary state park.

On Sunday, everyone is invited to JUMC’s Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. A breakfast will be served immediately following the service. A second Easter worship service will begin at 11 a.m.

Veterans show

Re-Creation USA presents “40 Years of Entertainment!” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Louisiana Veterans Home, 4739 La. 10, Jackson.

The show for veterans and their families or guests will feature the best in American music and include songs and dancing to swing, rock ’n’ roll, big band, country, pop and retro music, according to a news release.

Health screenings planned

Clinton residents can learn whether they are at risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and other chronic conditions with a health screening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or the final appointment on Tuesday, April 14.

Sponsored by Baton Rouge Rehabilitation Hospital and held at Clinton United Methodist Church, 11321 Old South Drive, Clinton, the screenings can check for levels of plaque buildup in arteries, which are related to heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health; cholesterol levels; diabetes; bone density, as a risk for possible osteoporosis; and kidney and thyroid functions.

Screenings are wheelchair-accessible. Free parking will be available.

Consultants create a health screening package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors.

Preregistration is required. Call (877) 237-1287 or visit

Crime Stoppers presentation

Keegan Larisey, of the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, will provide information about the Louisiana Automated Victim Notification System.

Joining Larisey will be Lt. Don Stone, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, who is the coordinator of Crime Stoppers. He will explain how the system works.

A question-and-answer session will be part of the program that begins at 6 p.m. April 14 at Providence Baptist Church, 7984 La. 955, Ethel.

There is no charge to attend.

Council on Aging

The East Feliciana Council on Aging, 11102 Bank St., Clinton, is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Most activities start at 11 a.m. Lunch is served at noon.

Public transportation to East Baton Rouge Parish is provided Monday through Friday by the East Feliciana transit system.

For information, call the Council on Aging at (225) 683-9862.

FRIDAY: 11 a.m., arthritis movement exercise class

MONDAY: 11 a.m., arthritis movement exercise class

TUESDAY: 11 a.m. Joe Littlejohn on harmonica

WEDNESDAY: 11 a.m., bingo

APRIL 9: 11:30 a.m., devotional followed by blood pressure checks

APRIL 10: 11 a.m., arthritis movement exercise class

Send news and events for Around East Feliciana to Stacy Gill at by 3 p.m. Fridays or call (225) 993-0066.