Two former Advocate employees and Mid City residents are celebrating their 60th anniversary Thursday.
Congratulations to Ted and Bunny Castello, who met at The Advocate’s old downtown building. He was a sportswriter and she was a secretary in advertising.
Last-minute library events
Summer may be winding down, but your local libraries still have a few events in store.
Teens will make relaxing bath salts, a clarifying facial scrub and a cool sleep mask from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St.
Car Buying 101
Tom Hayden, chief lending officer with EFCU Financial, will speak at the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Topics include buying new versus used, buying versus leasing, doing your homework for car shopping, understanding credit scores, purchasing warranties, the right time to buy and much more.
Movie in the plaza
“The Maze Runner,” rated PG-13, is the final film of the free summer Movies in the Plaza series at the Main Library.
The movie begins at 7 p.m. Friday. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Smoking is not allowed.
In the event of bad weather, the movie will be shown in the large meeting room of the library.
Basic computer skills
“Computers Without Fear,” a basic course in computer use, will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road.
The course will guide new computer users in creating and editing documents and using Web browsers. No previous computer experience is necessary.
Inventor’s Month crafts
The River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St., is celebrating Inventor’s Month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Using clean objects that would normally be recycled, children ages 4 to 11 can let their imaginations run free and create their own unique “invention” to take home.
Activities will take place in the Children’s Room on the second floor.
For more information, call (225) 389-4959.
Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email email@example.com.