BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office and the District Attorney's Office will host events to honor the victims of violence.
Thursday night, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office will host its 10th annual Evening of Remembrance at Beacon Light Baptist Church.
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says it is important to let families know that they are not alone.
On Saturday, the East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office will partner with BRAVE Initiative to host a free family picnic and festival at Howell Park.
Organizers say that the event is meant to show the community how violence can be prevented when everyone works together.
The event will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.