9th Annual Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive: 9 a.m., Men’s Wearhouse, 5915 Bluebonnet Blvd. The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections is partnering with Men’s Wearhouse and Refined by Fire Ministries to give releasing offenders assistance in looking for a job and dressing for the part. Men’s Wearhouse locations across Louisiana are accepting interview-appropriate men’s and women’s clothing until July 31. Donations of gently used and clean items such as suits, dress shirts, jackets, dress skirts, outerwear, ties, belts and shoes are all being accepted.

Jay Ducote’s James Beard Preview Dinner: 7 p.m., Louisiana Culinary Institute, 10550 U.S. 61. Jay Ducote has been invited to cook at the James Beard House in New York. Louisiana Culinary Institute is hosting a event where diners can taste the menu before the New York event. Proceeds will benefit the James Beard Foundation and the Louisiana Culinary Institute Foundation. For tickets, visit


Air Rifle Field Target Match: 7 a.m., Jean Lafitte Airgun Range - Airline Highway Park, 16072 U.S. 61. Visit

Saturday Beading Social: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction. Seating is limited.

Free Microchipping for pets: 3 p.m., Neighborhood Pet Market, 12871 Perkins Road. While supplies last, Friends of the Animals offering free microchipping.


Humana to Host Free Pickleball Class for Area Residents: 10:30 a.m., Baton Rouge Recreation Center at Highland Road Community Park, 14024 Highland Road. Humana is providing members of the Baton Rouge community with a free pickleball class. Call (973) 588-2164.

Basic Beading Class: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Instruction is free; just buy the beads and materials needed. RSVP at (225) 223-6573.


Grief Support: 2 p.m., Cardinal Hospice, 8280 YMCA Plaza, 3-A.