Events

November 20
The 3rd Annual Community Prayer Breakfast will held Monday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 a.m. at the West Baton Rouge Community Center in Port Allen. Admission is free, but you must have a ticket to attend. Tickets can be picked up the Port Allen City Hall from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. on weekdays.

November 26
West Baton Rouge Oasis Jazz Band presents: Disney in Concert: Past, Present, & Future • Sunday, November 26 • 7 pm • Addis Community Center • $3 Admission fee • All proceeds will help further the love of music in our community

Addis Live at 5 on the Westside lineup : Oct. 20: Don Rich, Nov. 3rd: Parish County Line, Nov. 17: Rocking Dopsie and the third Annual Jambalaya Cook-Off. • Balloons, face painting and a movie in the park.
Held at the Railroad Park & Museum, 4343 Harris Street from 5 – 8 p.m.

WBR First Responder Blood Drive An TheWest Baton Rouge First Responder Community will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 28 at 700 N. Alexander Ave. in Port Allen.

Through December 30 Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White: An photographic exhibition. The exhibit features a series of photographs of Alma Plantation, Louisiana’s last complete plantation-sugar mill complex. West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 North Jefferson Avenue Port Allen

Through December 3
Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White: An photographic exhibition. The exhibit features a series of photographs of Alma Plantation, Louisiana’s last complete plantation-sugar mill complex. West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 North Jefferson Avenue Port Allen

Ongoing

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 19.

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 gwenn.laviolette@gmail.com. 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

Through October 29 An exhibition; exhibition: Water Trails of the Atchafalaya, 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

Recovery Support at Addis has meetings for men and women seeking freedom from addictions. Whether alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling, over eating, or other addictions, you can overcome the fight. Women meet Sundays at 4 p.m. Contact Ellie (225) 776-1652. Men meet Sundays at 7 p.m. Contact James (225) 218-5630. Both groups meet at First Baptist Church in Addis, 6781 LA Hwy 1, Addis 70710.

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 1p.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 & Coffeeis the  first Wednesday of every month 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Meetings

WBR Parish Council meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Parish Council Building in Port Allen.

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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