Go out and get ‘Hooked on Orchids’ _lowres

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  • TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • HEALTHY FOODS, HEALTHY FAMILIES: 10 a.m., Alexander’s Highland Market, 18111 Highland Market Road. A program on shopping and nutrition for kids. Free. Tips from Pennington Biomedical experts on creative ways to manage finicky eating habits.


  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction. Seating is limited.


  • ISTROUMA GO DAY: 9 a.m., Istrouma Campus, 10500 Sam Rushing Drive. Volunteers will put their faith into action by painting housing complexes, visiting nursing home residents, planting flower beds, throwing block parties and cleaning apartments for the elderly and disabled. For more information, visit istrouma.org/go.


  • H.O.P.E. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS HOSTED BY HOSPICE OF BATON ROUGE: 6:30 p.m., Ochsner Medical Center Chapel, 17000 Medical Center Drive. Group facilitator: Christine Brasseaux. No fee and open to the public. Call Denise Domingue at the Hospice of Baton Rouge at (225) 767-4673 for more information or to RSVP.


  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Instruction is free, just buy beads and materials. RSVP (225) 223-6573.
  • HOW CIVIC MORALITY INFORMS FAMILY: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road.


  • BATON ROUGE ORCHID SOCIETY-BROS MONTHLY MEETING: 7 p.m., LSU Agricultural Center Burden Museum and Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. The Baton Rouge Orchid Society-BROS is a nonprofit organization made up of a group of orchid enthusiasts ranging from master growers to the newcomer novice.