The summer is flying by and families are planning last-minute trips and getaways.

The Southside Advocate is looking for photos from those adventures.

Photos from a summer camp, educational trips or a visit to the mountains are welcome.

Email photos and information about your summer experiences to or use our Web-based system at

Youth Peace Olympics

The Gardere Initiative’s Youth Peace Olympics Camp is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 at Perkins Road Community Park.

The program, designed for children ages 10 to 15, pairs students with mentors to participate in sporting events, and learn life lessons, organizers said.

“Together We Are More: A Holistic Approach to Adolescent Health” is the theme for the upcoming camp.

For information, call the Gardere Initiative at (225) 769-0305.

Parkinson’s support group

The Baton Rouge Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the Bluebonnet Regional Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Guest speaker will be Natalie Heart, occupational therapist with SAGE Rehabilitation Hospital.

Call (225) 756-2645 or (225) 933-0542.

Contact Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1998; or email, or Deadline: noon Monday.