Health fair

WHAT: Building Healthy Communities Health Fair

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16

WHERE: Gloryland Center, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road.

INFORMATION: (225) 356-0577.

DETAILS: The health fair will include free screenings along with an Ask the Doctor session. Volunteers are needed.

NOLApalooza runs

WHAT: One-mile Fun Run and 5K, presented by the Barefoot Pedals Foundation and physicians of the Bone & Joint Clinic

WHEN: Saturday, July 23. Fun Run starts at 8 a.m.; 5K starts at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: The start/finish line of each race will be just past the Highland Road/Dalrymple intersection, Baton Rouge.


DETAILS: The new runs are part of the Fifth Annual NOLApalooza Concert event. Race registration fees are $30 for the 5K and $20 for the fun run. Combo race and concert packages are available at discounted prices. Pre-race registration and packet pickup will be available at the Varsity Theatre from 4-6 p.m. Friday, July 22. Same-day registration will be available at the Varsity from 7-7:45 a.m. July 23. The concert will be held at the Varsity Theatre with music by Questionable @ Best featuring Cold Grits and Folky J, and a special reunion performance by Janus. Concert doors open at 6 p.m. for VIP and 7:30 p.m. for general admission. Tickets for the concert are $10 in advance for general admission or $20 at the door. VIP tickets are available for $50 each, $60 at the door, and include catered food from The Chimes, beer and wine until 10 p.m. Barefoot Pedals Foundation was formed in 2011 to honor the legacy of Jeffrey David Nola, a local educator and musician who died at age 35 after fighting a courageous battle with a rare form of cancer called Burkitt’s Lymphoma. He had a love for music, a passion for teaching, and a devotion to spirituality in all of its forms. The foundation has contributed over $30,000 in financial assistance to help local high school students receive a Catholic education.

Health testing

WHAT: HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia testing

WHEN: 8:30-11:40 a.m. Monday through Thursday. By appointment after 11:40 a.m.

WHERE: Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St., Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 338-9333

FEES: HIV - free; syphilis - $10; gonorrhea and chlamydia - $20

Health testing

WHAT: HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia testing

WHEN: 3-5 p.m. Mondays, 1-5 p.m. Tuesdays, 1-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays (HIV only on Fridays)

WHERE: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4000 Gus Young Ave., Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 381-3120

FEES: HIV - free; syphilis - $10; gonorrhea and chlamydia - $20

Support group

WHAT: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meeting

WHEN: 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays

WHERE: La Madeleine Restaurant, 7619 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge

HIV testing

WHAT: Free HIV testing

WHEN: 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays

WHERE: Baton Rouge AIDS Society, 4560 North Blvd., Suite 120, Baton Rouge

INFORMATION: (225) 923-2437