Registration is underway for Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s Doc’s Dash 5K and 1-mile run set for Sept. 27.

Doc’s Dash is a community event for all ages that includes a 5K and 1 mile fun run and interactive activities. Activities start at 6:30 a.m. with registration and the 5K race starts at 8 a.m. at Pennington.

Paula de la Bretonne is serving as the 5K ambassador and Mayor Kip Holden is the 1-mile fun run ambassador.

Rudy Macklin will be the master of ceremonies.

To register and for information, visit

Project Purr adoptions set

Project Purr Baton Rouge is holding pet adoption events from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Petco, 6857 Siegen Lane, and Petsmart, 1653 Millerville Road. Cats and kittens will be available for adoption.

Project Purr Baton Rouge is a nonprofit formed in 2010.

For information, visit

Computer classes set

The Bluebonnet Regional Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library is hosting several computer courses this month.

The schedule includes:

Create a Résumé in Microsoft Word: 10 a.m., Sept. 18.

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher: 10 a.m., Sept. 23

Intermediate Microsoft Word: 10 a.m., Sept. 25.

For information, call (225) 763-2240.

Bookmark workshop set

Teens can create new bookmarks during a craft program at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bluebonnet Regional Library Branch, meeting room 3.

The Corner Bookmarks workshop will help teens make bookmarks to fit on the corner of a page. All materials will be provided.

Call (225) 763-2270

Contact Southside Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1998; or email, southside@ Deadline: noon Monday.