1. Buy a gun. This weekend September 1-3 hunters will enjoy a State Sales Taz holiday when shopping for firearms and other hunting supplies. Sponsored by Governor Edwards, during the 2017 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday, eligible purchases are fully exempt from all local sales tax and subject to only three percent state sales tax instead of the full five percent. Includes hunting apparel and archery equipment. Visit www.revenue.louisiana.gov/SecondAmendment for more information.

2. Health: If you have experienced loss of any kind, join the support group facilitated by the Grief Recovery Center to help you through the grieving process. Thursday, August 31, 2017. Loss and Grief Education and Support Meeting. Meets Every Thursday 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sr. Linda Conference Room. FREE – No Registration Required.

3. Get in touch with your heritage. Attend a Canary Islanders Heritage Society Meeting. On Saturday, September 2, 2017, a meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana will be held at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, beginning at 11:00 am. All meetings open to the public. Information about the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana can be found on the web at www.canaryislanders.org. You may contact the President of the Society by email: president@canaryislanders.org.