Around Mid City for Sept. 22, 2016

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Barbecue foe advantages bake unit

The Fire Marshal Association of Louisiana’s third annual Fire Prevention Barbecue Cook-off to advantage a Baton Rouge General Regional Burn Unit is slated for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 during Cabela’s in Gonzales.

The foe is authorised by a Barbecue Competitors Alliance. Competitors will strive for a grand esteem endowment of $500 and particular categories of $200 each.

Barbecue duck dinners will be sole from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $10 each. A Yeti 45-quart cooler will be raffled off; tickets are $1 each.

Visit for sponsorship and group information.

Make it a Movie Night

BREC’s Make it a Movie Night earnings to Independence Park Theatre during 7 p.m. Friday. Bring a family for a giveaway display of “Goosebumps” (PG), formed on a strike array of girl books by R.L. Stine and starring Jack Black. Concessions will be accessible for purchase.

Book speak during Main Library

Authors Jeronda Bordenave and Tranecia Herbert will speak about their new book, “Classy Comeback,” during a book speak from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday in vast discussion room 102 during a Main Library.

Bordenave and Herbert will share biblical beliefs and unsentimental tips to request toward a professionally and spiritually winning life, afterwards answer questions from a audience.

Framing fall

In respect of autumn’s arrival, children ages 3 to 5 can make a tumble print support from Sunday by Sept. 30 during River Center Branch Library, 447 Third St. The qualification is singular to 12 children daily on a initial come, initial served basis. Times are 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday by Sept. 30.

Banned book crafts

Using paint chip samples, teenagers can make little books and criminialized book earrings from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday during River Center Branch Library. Snacks will be provided.

Power up

Children ages 9 to 11 can learn about electricity with books and Snap Circuit Kits during 4:30 p.m. Wednesday during Carver Branch Library. Participation is singular to 10 children; call (225) 389-7440.

Southside YMCA Pop-Up Party is Oct. 7

“Light Up a Night” is a thesis for a Southside YMCA’s sixth annual Pop-Up Party during 7 p.m. Oct. 7 during a Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie.

The celebration facilities booze and cocktails, food, live song and a wordless auction.

Tickets are $50, and all deduction advantage a Southside YMCA. Buy tickets online during; click on “Register of Programs,” afterwards “Enroll” and hunt “Light Up a Night.”

Call (225) 766-2991 for details.

Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998, or email,

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