• WHAT: Meeting of Celiacs of Baton Rouge, a gluten intolerance support group
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10
  • WHERE: EBR Main Library, 1st floor conference room, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: (225) 766-8872
  • DETAILS: Meeting is for adult patients and parents of children who cannot eat wheat, rye, barley and contaminated oats. A discussion on topics about celiac disease will be held to allow members to talk about their concerns and experiences. Gail Johnson, a registered dietician, life coach and celiac, is scheduled to attend and be available for questions. The meeting is free and open to the public.


  • WHAT: Meeting of HopeKeepers of Baton Rouge, a support group for anyone affected by chronic illness or pain, physical, mental or emotional, visible or invisible
  • WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13
  • WHERE: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: https://hopekeepersbr.wordpress.com/ or (225) 337-1633
  • DETAILS: The group is non-denominational; all are welcome.


  • WHAT: Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon, kids run, 5K and 10K runs
  • WHEN: March 4-6
  • WHERE: Downtown Baton Rouge
  • REGISTER: AmazingHalf.com
  • INFORMATION: An expo and other race events will be held on March 4. The kids run and 5K will be held March 5, with the 10K and half marathon on March 6.