BACK-TO-SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR: The health ministry of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will hold a free back-to-school community youth health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 12, in the fellowship hall of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 2445 Fourth St., Slidell.

Ear, eye and blood pressure screenings will be available, and school supplies will be given out.

SLIDELL MOVIE NIGHT: “Grease” will be presented free during Slidell Movie Night at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane in Slidell.

Moviegoers are invited to bring chairs, blankets, ice chests and bug spray to the park to enjoy the movie. Concessions will be available for $1, including hot dogs, popcorn, chips and candy. Pets, barbecue grills and glass are prohibited in the park.

For inclement weather, check the city’s website or Facebook page for cancellation information, which will be made by noon on the day of the event.

SLIDELL LIBRARY BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Slidell Library will feature books about popular culture during its Second Saturday Special Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the temporary Slidell Branch Library, 610 Robert Blvd., Slidell.

Popular culture will include books about body language, meditation, humor, organizing your home and life, household hints and shortcuts, optical illusions, personal inspiration, our language, quirky history and information we all should know.

All sale items have standard prices. Books are priced at $1, $2 or $3 each and are all previously owned but in excellent condition. Proceeds support the Slidell, Pearl River and Lacombe branch libraries.

For information, email the Friends of the Slidell Library at

ANIMAL INDEPENDENCE DAY ADOPTIONS: St. Tammany Parish Animal Services is offering half off all adoptions through July 12. Visit the shelter at 31078 La. 36 in Lacombe. The shelter is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For information, call (985) 809-0183.

SPECIAL NEEDS FINANCIAL PLANNING: Special needs trusts can help protect the public health benefits received by people with disabilities if they should inherit assets. Financial professional Dennis Francl and lawyer Patrick Reso will speak about the importance of special needs trusts and provide information on financial planning from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the community room at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Livingston, 5000 O’Donovan Blvd., Walker. To register, visit

SAFE HARBOR FUNDRAISER: White Summer Night will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Pontchartrain Yacht Club. Music will be provided for dancing under the stars on the Mandeville lakefront by the Crescent City Soul Band, a nine-piece horn-powered party band. An art exhibition and writers table will benefit the Safe Harbor shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Mint juleps, wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres will be served as well as food from 30 restaurants. Admission includes door prizes, silent auction for art, golf, sailing and more. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 the day of the event.