Events

  Halloween preparation and safety tips

Stubborn sinus infections? Might be time for the next step

Baton Rouge Metro Airport to host free business opportunities workshop

  Buckle up for a busy weekend in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge toy drive to benefit kids in The Bahamas receives ‘overwhelming response’

‘Grow with Google’ workshops to provide free training, job development to Baton Rouge residents, business owners

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Free children’s costume giveaway on Oct. 12

  BREC Outdoor Adventure hosts Great Family Campout 2019

Pop-Up Pink Pumpkin Patches at BRG Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

  Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event held to honor victims killed in domestic violence incidents

Baton Rouge Veteran’s Parade 2019: Mayor releases festival details

Best Buy hosting hiring fairs for holiday workers

Travel around the world for Global Community Day in Baton Rouge

You can get a taste of different cultures from around the world during the Global Community Day in Baton Rouge.

Baton Rouge General program boosts confidence for women with cancer

Baton Rouge General will host a free national public service program for women who are undergoing cancer treatment in October.

  Live After Five returns for fall 2019

Organizers of the Live After Five free concert series have announced the lineup for this fall.

Bayou Airgun Club hosts 2019 AAFTA Field Target Nationals

The best field target shooters in the world will be in the Capital City this weekend for the 2019 American Airgun Field Target Association Field Target Nationals.

  Job fair being held with special focus on former inmates looking for work

‘Take Back the Night’ candlelight vigil planned during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Free professional development workshop for Baton Rouge area arts teachers

  BRPD hosts Night Out Against Crime

Home Builders Association to host housing industry expert with statewide panelist

My Louisiana Equality & Equity Summit this week in Baton Rouge

  Seniors meet law enforcement, learn helpful tips to fight scams

The SALT expo celebrates senior citizens with a side of crime awareness.

  Visit Baton Rouge hosts Travel & Tourism forum

City officials got together Tuesday to talk about a big way to bring money to Baton Rouge businesses.

LSU AgCenter opens corn maze and 2019 fall activities

The LSU AgCenter has opened its corn maze for 2019 and is encouraging people to bring their families to enjoy games, food, animals, and more.

  BRG to hold free health screenings at Rouses in Denham Springs

A Denham Springs grocery store will be hosting free health screenings this month.

Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival happening this weekend

The 2019 Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival returns to Gonzales, right in the heart of Ascension Parish.

  Parents of Wayde Sims organize butterfly release for 1-year anniversary of shooting

Parents of former LSU basketball player Wayde Sims have planned a remembrance ceremony for Saturday, September 28 according to a Facebook post.

  LSU professors present financial findings for proposed city of St. George ahead of early voting

Presentations will focus on giving members and attendees a clearer idea of how the income and expenses for St. George were determined.

  Rally held to address concerns over unreported deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish; sheriff’s office issues response

Activists from different groups in the East Baton Rouge Prison Reform Coalition lined up outside of the metro council meeting Wednesday, Sept. 25, hoping to tell the council about the concerning number of deaths it says are coming from inside EBR prisons and jails.

Help the family of Steven Weber cover the costs of transporting his body from Tanzania

There's an event happening Saturday to help the family of a man who drowned tragically during an elaborate wedding proposal.

Clean out your closets! Salvation Army in dire need of donations

Donate that sweater you thought you'd wear by now and get a free apple!

Governor, first lady host first statewide Anti-Human Trafficking Summit

After Louisiana received a more than $1 million grant to help child victims of human trafficking, a discussion on how to fight the problem took place at the Governor’s Mansion.

Community plans children’s winter coat drive in Baton Rouge

A funeral home in Baton Rouge is asking the community to donate unworn winter coats to distribute to children.

Key player in Baton Rouge bus boycott, civil rights attorney to speak at Southern University

Civil rights attorney and Baton Rouge bus boycott key player to speak at Southern University Symposium this Thursday.

Residents weigh in on what should be included on Louisiana Civil Rights Trail

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, people gathered at the Capitol Park Museum to plan out the new Louisiana Civil Rights Trail.

  EBR Council on Aging holds groundbreaking of new kitchen, administrative building

The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging (EBRCOA) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Lotus Headquarters, its new commercial kitchen and administrative building.

  Southern hosts students for first 7th Grade Day

Hundreds of 7th graders from Baton Rouge got to leave school Tuesday, Sept. 24 to check out another school: Southern University.

Baton Rouge community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with celebration event

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and city leaders are hosting a family-friendly event to celebrate the Hispanic and Latin community in District 5.

Louisiana Retired Teachers Association announces fall meeting

The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is hosting its annual fall meeting from Oct. 21 to 23 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.

  Red Cross, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge host safety expo

The Red Cross wants to make sure that in the event of an emergency, your family is safe.

Baton Rouge mayor to present water conservation award to elementary school

The Baton Rouge mayor will present an award to a school for winning a water conservation challenge.

  Baton Rouge mayor, program team kick off MOVEBR program

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the MOVEBR team have officially kicked off the MOVEBR Transportation and Infrastructure Improvements Program.

Woman’s presents BUST Breast Cancer Bra Art Fashion Show

As Breast Cancer Awareness month approaches, Woman’s Hospital is gearing up for its annual fashion show recognizing breast cancer fighters and survivors.

Public will get chance to weigh in on new community space on Riley Street

Baton Rouge citizens are encouraged to attend a public input meeting on Monday.

  Protests planned in BR as part of nationwide climate strikes Friday

Climate strikes will be taking place nationwide, including two in Baton Rouge.

Free child safety seat installations available across La. for National Seat Check Saturday

This Saturday, parents and child-care givers in Louisiana will have a chance to have their child safety seats installed in their vehicles by certified technicians for free at nine locations during National Seat Check Saturday.

  Hang out with exotic animals at Barn Hill Preserve’s ‘Color the Night’ fundraiser in October

Barn Hill Preserve is hosting a fundraiser for free-flying macaws.

Register to vote on LSU’s campus Thursday

Election Day is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to register to vote.

Free wellness event Saturday at Walmart in Baton Rouge

Customers can get free health services and resources, including information on better heart health.

  Public meeting to be held to discuss progress of Comite River Diversion Canal project

Officials will be holding a public hearing Wednesday to update the public on the status and progress and of the Comite River Diversion Canal project.

Liberty Lagoon extends hours during fall

BREC’s Liberty Lagoon will extend their hours of operation starting Sept. 28 until the season closes on Oct. 27.

Los Angeles Police Department visiting Southern University for interested candidates

People interested in becoming a police officer in Los Angeles will have a chance to apply and be examined.

Free health screenings, flu shots during ‘Game Plan for Health’ event in Baton Rouge

Ochsner announces a fun family event coming to Baton Rouge on Saturday, September 21st called Game Plan for Health.

Louisiana’s annual book festival is looking for volunteers

Louisiana's 16th annual state book festival needs volunteers for the November event

Expungement event in Plaquemine scheduled for Sept. 14

RAX Worldwide is hosting an expungement event in Plaquemine on Saturday, Sept. 14.

La. songwriting, art competition to award over $55,000 in college scholarships

High school songwriters across Louisiana will showcase their work and compete for over $55,000 in college scholarships.

  Balloon release held for pro boxer shot, killed outside of Baton Rouge nightclub

Wednesday night, a large crowd of friends and family said goodbye to a Baton Rouge boxer killed in a shooting in early September.

Celebrate ‘National Grandparents Day’ during Sesame Street health event in Baton Rouge

National Grandparents Day is right around the corner, and a free event aiming to get families healthy is coming up.

$10 round-trip shuttle rides to LSU home game are coming back

The Touchdown Express is back, which means LSU football season is right around the corner.

  WWE Smackdown Tuesday night in Baton Rouge

WWE Smackdown is coming to downtown Baton Rouge in August, with tickets going on sale Friday, June 28.

How to get in free to these museums on Museum Day

September 21 will be a good day for museum-lovers and lifelong learners.

Kevin Gates ‘I’m Him’ album preview show scheduled for September

Tickets go on sale Friday for Gates' album preview show.

  Reproduction of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel coming to Baton Rouge

The ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been replicated with art technology to experience up close at the Raising Cane’s River Center in 2020.

Perkins Rowe hosts ‘Fashion to the Rescue’ with Companion Animal Alliance

Perkins Rowe is teaming up with Companion Animal Alliance for one of the cutest fashion shows of the year.

9News This Morning Road Trip: Donaldsonville

9News This Morning will be filmed live on location in Donaldsonville.

  SU’s Human Jukebox to perform at 2020 Rose Parade

The Human Jukebox has been selected to perform at the Rose Parade in 2020.

Manship Theater to show new Toni Morrison documentary

As the world reels over the death of the Pulitzer prize winning American author Toni Morrison, there’s a local opportunity to appreciate the life of the iconic writer.

Ben Folds to perform with LSU Symphony Orchestra

Award-winning singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform with the LSU Symphony Orchestra for two performances in the fall.

Congressman Graves hosting ‘open office hours’ to meet with constituents

Graves says this is one of the many ways we work to be available and accessible.

2019 Back-to-school events, supply drives

Here’s a running list of back to school events to help parents prepare their children for the upcoming school year.

4th Annual Marucci World Series kicks off in Baton Rouge

Marucci Sports will welcome 114 teams to the 4th Annual Marucci World Series, a marquee baseball tournament featuring 14U-17U age divisions from Wednesday to Sunday in Baton Rouge and nearby locations.

Mother of fallen ULM student travels to help others deal with grief

A mother is giving the community what they gave her; support in tough times.

Five Finger Death Punch, Three Days Grace coming to River Center

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace are coming to Baton Rouge.

RRB Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity Softball Game set for Friday

Jacques Doucet’s annual Red, Rock, and Blue Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity Softball game will be happening Friday, July 18 at 7 p.m.

General Informatics hosting career fair, open house in Baton Rouge

General Informatics, a technology provider for businesses, governments and schools, will conduct an open house and career fair on Friday, July 19 in Baton Rouge.

Volunteers to collect donations for annual Livingston Parish school supply drive

As families start gearing up for the upcoming school year, preparations are underway to collect schools supplies in Livingston Parish.

Cancellations and closures due to Barry

Several events in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas have been canceled due to Barry.

Owner finalized plans for Roleaux Foundation to honor fallen companion, help other area animals

A man who tragically lost his dog is looking for ways to honor his memory by giving back.

Local churches to host backpack giveaway in July

Local churches are trying to help out the community with a backpack giveaway ahead of the back-to-school season.