The heat isn’t going away, but summer vacation is about to be over as the kiddos begin heading back to school starting next week. The first day of class for East Baton Rouge Parish schools is Aug. 11. It’s the following weekend that the social scene starts to gear up here in the Capital City, with Baton Rouge Green’s “Green Paradise Gala” and a Motown revue benefiting Baton Rouge Magnet High School.

To keep informed on all the happenings, be sure and check out Pam’s Party Calendar at And if your event isn’t on there yet, be sure and send me an email ASAP so I can add it to the list. We want to make this the most comprehensive social calendar around!

Follow Pam on Twitter @pamspartyline. Items for Pam’s Party Line must be received by 9 a.m. the Monday preceding the run date. High-resolution digital photos should be emailed to Hard copy photos should be dropped off at or mailed to The Advocate, 7290 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Events will run no later than four weeks after they have taken place. The date, place of the event and a contact name and daytime phone number must be included. Photos will be used at the discretion of The Advocate.