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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - 24th annual event to promote the value of fitness and exercise for older adults. Seniors across the country are involved in health-promotion activities.

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 2009, the 100-year-old automaker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response the US federal government invested $57 billion in the company, making the US Treasury GM's majority shareholder, owning a 60 percent stake.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters First Quarter phase at 8:42 AM, EDT.

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

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    - Founded in 1938 by the Salvation Army for fundraising during the Great Depression. During WWI, doughnuts were served to doughboys by the Salvation Army. This day now celebrates the donut itself annually the first Friday in June. For information visit

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

  • | 4:00pm - 7:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking, culture, international, social justice
    - Are you interested in multiculturalism and diversity? Do you consider yourself to be a global citizen, or aspire to be one? Come and learn about The 821 Project, an organization promoting global citizenship in south Louisiana through social justice and intercultural education programs for the local community. Learn about the story of 821 and the different programs that we provide to expand south Louisiana's roots to the world. Figure out how you can get involved and join us on our journey!
    The Guru
    1857 Government St Baton Rouge LA 70802
    Jahi Mackey 225.931.3257
  • | NATL - Historical
    - World War II naval battle, fought almost entirely with aircraft, in which the United States destroyed Japan’s first-line carrier strength and most of its best trained naval pilots. Together with the Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Midway ended the threat of further Japanese invasion in the Pacific.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual worldwide Celebration of Life that is held on the first Sunday in June. It is the one day each year that people around the world come together to recognize the cancer survivors in their community, to raise awareness of the challenges these survivors face, and, most importantly, to celebrate life.

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. The ASPCA sponsors this important observance to promote adopting cats from local shelters. For information visit click for details
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1944, Allied Forces landed in Normandy the north coast of France.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this day in 1933 Richard Hollingshead opened America's first drive-in movie theater in Camden NJ. At the height of their popularity there were more than 4,000 drive-ins across the US.

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - June 1-30. To celebrate the rich blessing of our nation's natural beauty and to renew our commitment to protecting the environment and keeping our country's open spaces beautiful and accessible to our citizens.
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - June 7. Since 2009, a day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running!

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - June 8-11. Manchester TN. 15th annual. An escape into excitement, music, art, discoveries, tress, fresh air, green grass. Bonnaroo is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm. Bonnaroo brings together some of the best performers in rock and roll, along with dozens of artists in jazz, americana, hip-hop and electronica. Annually, the second week in June.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A global celebration annually on June 8 with hundreds of events around the world celebrating our ocean!

Friday, June 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Full Moon Phase at 9:10 AM, EDT.
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes because at this time of year the strawberries ripened. The June Full Moon.

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio, AA's stated "primary purpose" is to help alcoholics "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety". With other early members Bill Wilson and Bob Smith developed AA's Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development.

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - June 11-17. Presidential proclamation issued each year since 1966 for the week including Jun 14th. In addition, the president often calls upon the American people to participate in public ceremonies in which the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.

Monday, June 12th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - In 1987 standing at the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, US President Ronald Reagan gave one of the most powerful speeches of his career. The wall was finally opened in 1989.

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1966 the US Supreme Court rendered a 5-4 decision in the case of 'Miranda v Arizona', holding that the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution "required warning before valid statements could be taken by police."
    The decision has been described as "providing basic legal protections to persons who might otherwise not be aware of their rights."

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to share folklore, legends and myths that connect us with our family history. For information visit click for details

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

  • | 10:00pm - 6:00pm | Local Events, Beading, Class, Jewelry, Crafts, Seed Beads, Jewelry Making, wire working, beads
    - Beading is fun! Come bead with us!

    No formal instruction on Saturday. Seating is very limited and is first come first serve. We help each other as time permits. Everyone just gets together and works on their own projects. You may see stringing, seed beading, wire wrapping, and other jewelry techniques being used. Nothing is as precious as jewelry made by you!
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    Cajun Bead Crafts
    4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H Baton Rouge LA 70817
    Lisette McCarroll 225.223.6573

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