Thursday, November 27

  • STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 1 p.m., Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital, 8595 United Plaza Blvd., Baton Rouge. Free Stroke Support Group. Conference Room 2. For info, email roxane. or visit
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 6 p.m., Life Source Services Hospice, 3049 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge; Also Tuesdays 6 to 7 p.m., Resthaven-Swan Room, 11817 Jefferson Highway. Support groups are free and open to the community. Life Source Services is seeking volunteers for many projects, including visiting with patients and cookie bakes. Contact the volunteer coordinator at (225) 291-9421.

Saturday, November 29

  • CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS — SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge. Free. No formal instruction. Stringing, seed beading, wire wrapping and other jewelry techniques. RSVP required because seating is limited.

Sunday, November 30

  • HANGING OF THE GREENS: 5 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave., Baton Rouge. Free. Chili Cook-Off will follow the service in the Friendship Building. For information, (225) 752-2903, DLeggett@ or

Monday, December 1

  • ADULT LEISURE PIANO CLASS: 1:30 p.m., Piano Pathways, 10889 Perkins Road, Suite C, Baton Rouge. $225. Call today to learn more about the class or sign up. Space is limited to 6 in a class. www.the
  • GSU BATON ROUGE TOASTMASTERS: 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. Looking to improve public speaking skills? Need to learn how to think faster on your feet? Hoping for some leadership practice, too? Consider joining Toastmasters where we sharpen these skills in a warm, friendly and fun environment. Open to anyone 18 or older. Mondays.

Tuesday, December 2

  • HOLIDAY GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 10 a.m., Sunrise Assisted Living, 9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge. Free. The Hospice of Baton Rouge offers a support group and provides a safe place for sharing and growth through grief. Call (225) 767-4673 for more information or contact or www.
  • CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS — BASIC BEADING CLASS (STRINGING): 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge. Instruction is free, just purchase beads and materials. RSVP is required because seating is limited. This is a beginner level class for anyone that has never beaded before but want to learn how to make their own jewelry.

Wednesday, December 3

  • MIDWEEK COMMUNION SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave., Baton Rouge. Free worship, scriptures, silence for reflection, prayer and music. Communion will be served. Childcare provided. For information, contact (225) 752-5059;; or