Looking Ahead at Saturday, August 6th
Here's a look at some events going on around town on Saturday, August 6th, 2016.
- For many students, this is the last weekend before the school year begins. For those looking to buy school supplies, the state's annual Sales Tax Holiday continues Saturday.
- Councilwoman Tara Wicker hosts "Capturing a Picture Perfect Community," a back-to-school event at the Baton Rouge River Center from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. At the events, people can visit a "know your rights workshop," a job opportunity fair, a children's planning village, and students can get free school supplies.
- Football players will get education on how to develop a better, safer game in the Heads Up Football Player Safety Coach clinic. USA Football's Billy Elmore will host the event, where coaches take a comprehensive approach to better teach and play the game. The clinic begins at 8 a.m. at St. Gabriel Community Center.
- "BBQ for the Blue' is hosted by Bayou Bros BBQ and Company First Aid Lemonade. The fundraiser will benefit the BRPD and EBRP Sheriff's officers that have been affected by recent events. This event starts at 11 a.m. at the FRC Range.
It's going to be a hot one! The highs will be in the mid 90s, but the heat index will show the temperature feeling like 110 degrees. You can expect partly cloud skies with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Rain chances decrease in the evening, lows in the upper 70s.