August 29 Public input regarding the proposed improvements along I-10 from LA 415 in Port Allen to Essen Lane in Baton Rouge. 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Addis Community Center, 7520 Highway 1 South

September 22 Beth Moore Bible study via Simulcast 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Crossroads Church 150 Verona Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70507, Tickets $15 – $20 Get tickets and more info at

November 17 The annual WBR Library Art Show will return this fall on Saturday, November 17th. The Art Show is open to artists in the Tri-Parish area, ages 15 and up. Work will be due to the library by Friday, October 26th. For more information about the art show, please call Sarah Colombo, Assistant Director at 225-342-7920, ext. 221 or email

September 22 Taking Strides with the Lord – 5K Fun Run/Walk, Community Church Run/Walk to support Scott United Methodist Church. 7:00 a.m. Registration 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk 8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Awards: 1st Male and Female Overall (5K Run) plus top in each age group (18-29, 30-44, 45-59, 60 and over)

The Fun Run will not be a timed event. Scott United Methodist Church

310 Atchafalaya Street

Port Allen, Louisiana 70767


Bookmobile stops thru July 31 Brusly Town Hall every Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. To request items for delivery, call (225)342-7920 ext. 218. July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31 The Oaks Shopping Center, Las Palmas Parking Lot every other Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.  To request items for delivery, call (225)342-7920 ext. 218. July 5 & July 19 West Baton Rouge Council on Aging every other Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. To request items for delivery, call (225)342-7920 ext. 218. July 3, July 17 & July 31

Keep West Baton Rouge Beautiful
The next scheduled Board meeting is October 2 at Brusly Town Hall. All meetings begin at Noon.

Café França­­­­is Come share coffee and the French language at 1:00 p.m. at the West Baton Rouge Museum the first Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Free. For more information, please call 225-336-2422 extension 16.

Enrichment Mondays
Beginning in September, the West Baton Rouge Museum will be offering monthly training on various topics. Sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. Interested participants should contact Gwenn LaViolette, Museum Educator, for more details at 225.336.2422 ext. 16 or email There is no fee for participation.

Through August 27 An exhibition; The River Rises: Historical Floods, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 North Jefferson Avenue
Port Allen

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets every second Monday from 10:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 57805 Main St., Plaquemine

Healing Hearts GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group meets at Church at Addis in Addis each Thursday evening at 6:30. The church is located at 6781 LA Highway 1 South, Addis, LA 70710. Meetings are held in the Club 456 room.

Recovery Support at Addis is a support group meeting where men and women share their experience, strength, and hope in order to gain recovery from their common struggles. Whether alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, overeating, or other addictions, you can overcome the fight. Meetings are Sundays at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Addis, 6781 LA Hwy 1, Addis 70710. Contact Ellie (225) 776-1652 for more information. For more information contact Childcare on Church at Addis campus (provided during Awana only)

The West Baton Rouge NAACP Meets every 2nd Tuesday in the month at 6:00 p.m. at Hall’s & Sons Funeral Home, 1160 Louisiana Avenue, Port Allen.

The New Poplar Grove Baptist Church Food Bank will be distributing food every Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon. Please bring proof of income and identification. For more information, call (225) 343-6479

Victims of Domestic Violence The Iris Center hosts its Coordinated Community Response Team at 1 p.m. last Tuesday of each month at the West Baton Rouge Parish Library. For information call (225) 332-2509 or (800) 541-9706.

The WBR Healthy Community Coalition meets at the WBR Parish Health Center, 685 Louisiana Ave., Port Allen on the second Monday of each month, noon – 1 p.m. Call Toddie Milstead at (225)-343-5666 for more information.

The WBR Library COINS computer classes are every Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and every Wednesday morning from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. The library’s Textile Crafters meet the second Tuesday of every month 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Coloring & Coffee is the first Wednesday of every month 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


WBR Parish Council meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Parish Council Building in Port Allen.

NOTICE: The West Baton Rouge Parish Council has canceled the next regularly scheduled meeting of July 12, 2018.

WBR School Board meets each third Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the School Board Office in Port Allen

Town of Addis Council meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Addis Town Hall.

Town of Brusly Council meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Brusly Town Hall.

City of Port Allen Council meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Port Allen City Hall.

Port Allen Neighborhood Watch meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 6 p.m. on the third floor of Port Allen City Hall, inside the council room. Meetings are open to all.

The Westside Journal • 668 N Jefferson Ave, Port Allen, LA 70767 • 225-343-2540

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