Slaughter Community Charter School invites the public to a “Meet, Greet and Eat Day? from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 at the school site adjacent to the Slaughter Ballpark on La. 412 West.

School Director Robert Webb and the new school’s teachers will attend, and visitors are invited to tour the school building.

Pastalaya and nachos will be served, and information on school uniforms and requirements to attend the school will be available.

The school is scheduled to open in August with grades seven and eight.

Puppets performing

The Audubon Regional Library will welcome “Calliope Puppets? to entertain young people of all ages at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the St. Helena Branch in Greensburg; 1 p.m., Clinton United Methodist Church Hall; and 3 p.m., Jackson Branch Library.

Artist of the month

Margaret Cline Harmon is the artist of the month for Zachary’s art display in the City Hall Utility Office.

Harmon has a passion for painting birds, flowers, plein-air landscapes and whimsical characters.

Educational programs

OLLI Feliciana, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a division of LSU Continuing Education, will offer two summer courses in July at First Baptist Church’s Old Fellowship Hall on La. 10 in St. Francisville.

Retired LSU history professor James Hardy will examine the “Post-Cold War World, 1989-2011,? touching on failed states, the geopolitics of the post-Cold War era, globalization and a look ahead.

The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, July 12 through Aug. 2.

The course fee is $18.

Bains Elementary School music teacher Sally Herman will present a narrative of music from American history from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in three sessions, July 21, July 28 and Aug. 4. Course fee is $15.

To join OLLI and to register for courses, call (225) 578-6763 or register online at

Rosedown program

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site offers a living history demonstration Saturday on basket weaving, with Interpretive Ranger Sasha Tra?a discussing the history of basket weaving, explaining the various types of basket weaving and the materials and weaving processes used to make baskets.

The demonstration will be presented on the Main House’s back porch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Golf cart parade

The Clinton Main Street Program is sponsoring a 4 p.m. Patriotic Golf Cart Parade at the Eighth annual Red, White and Blueberry Festival on July 2.

Individuals who wish to participate are asked to decorate their golf carts in red, white, and blue and in the spirit of the Fourth of July.

For more information and to register your golf cart for participation, contact Lewis Savoie at or (225) 281-3144.

To submit news about Baker, Zachary and the Felicianas, call James Minton at (225) 775-7005; fax: (225) 774-6485; e-mail: jminton@theadvocate .com. Deadline: noon Wednesday.