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Ralph's Market Fall Wine Gala

in Sponsored Content

Ralph's Market's Fall Wine Gala will be held on Friday, November 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. at The Great River Road Museum at Houmas House. Tickets are $59.99 a person. All proceeds go to charity. Include 75+ wine varieties, hors d'oeuvres, meat carving stat

Need to Know: Eye Health

in Sponsored Content

Dr. Nick Frisard of The Baton Rouge Clinic gave us insight on a variety of eye health matters. Here’s what he had to say:

Mindy Jones

in One Amazing Kid

When a friend asked Mindy Jones if she would help her raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as part of the Baton Rouge Bees, Mindy agreed. That “yes” turned into a leadership opportunity for Mindy, as the next year she led the Bees’ fundr

Financial Planning Through the Stages of Life

in Family Life

Politics, religion, and finances; the trifecta of things we don’t talk about in polite conversation. But, what if not talking about it is detrimental? We will save the politics and religion for another day, but let’s talk money! In a startling survey

All About the Arts

in Health and Wellness, Things To Do, Family Life, School

Nothing is more special than witnessing your child shine from the inside out while doing something she absolutely loves, whether it’s dancing, singing, performing on stage, or playing an instrument. Sometimes figuring out what exactly will start the

The Importance of Early Reading

in Family Life, School

As adults, we don’t fully understand the difficulties of learning to read, as it is a skill we’ve mastered over the course of our lives. We sometimes don’t even know what to look for when our children are struggling. Do we sometimes forget to emphasi

Finding Squirtles

in The Last Word

I was 12 when we got an Atari. I mostly remember playing Pac-Man. There was something cathartic about being able to eat all of those white dots. Who doesn’t love to eat? And then I found it gratifying to turn around and gobble up the multi-colored gh

The Power of Grandparents

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Growing up, I was blessed to have two sets of grandparents who played active roles in my life. They were always my emergency contacts for school, the ones I called when I needed extra help with homework (I have to be honest, it was usually history ho

Well, They're Back in School

in A Day in the Life of Dad

It could not come soon enough for me. With all the crazy times and changes going on in our lives these days, I needed some consistency. It’s been a rough year and a half with all the ups and downs, and are we better? Not better? Who can help with the

Amanda Vincent

in Mom or Dad Next Door

As parents, Amanda Vincent and her husband, Benn, were frustrated with the homework scene at their own kitchen table every night. They felt like their sons, Noah and William, needed to work not only with their peers but also with expert tutors. “I gr

Supporting the Gardere Community with Service and Outreach

in Thrive

Through feeding, encouraging participation in school, providing financial support and much more, a local organization has been helping families in the Gardere community thrive for 20 years.

Confronting Colic: What Parents Can Do

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Taking care of a baby is no small task. Babies operate on their own schedules, forcing parents to consistently readjust when they eat, work, and of course, sleep. Various factors can make such adjustments especially tiring, and colic might be at th

Things to do around town

Tue 19 Oct

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

South Branch Library from 5:30-6 p.m. TAB members suggest programs, volunteer at the branch, and choose books for young adult sections.

at South Branch Library

Tue 28 Sep
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INTERNATIONAL TASTE TEST

Galvez Library at 6 p.m. Teens between the ages of 12-18 can try a variety of foods enjoye...

at Galvez Branch Library

Sat 02 Oct
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STEM PROGRAM

Zachary Branch Library at 2 p.m. Children ages 6-11 can visit for a "cool" STEM project. T...

at Zachary Branch Library

Thu 30 Sep
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CRAFTING FOR A CAUSE

Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library at 1 p.m. every Thursday. Learn a new skill and join othe...

at Pride-Chaneyville Library

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