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Food Bank Work Day – #2

The Associated Grocers Food Show is a sight to see. The grocery warehouse located in Baton Rouge turns the River Center into one HUGE grocery store highlighting new products for their retailers to purchase. Oh the food! All leftover food items are donated to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The food bank needs our help to bag up all of the leftovers - and there are a lot! This is a volunteer event only, and a great way to help one of our beneficiaries

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Shiver Me Timbers!

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day… Ahoy, matey! Calling all pirates, wenches, swashbucklers and buccaneers! Step to and gather ye mates for a Red Stick treasure hunt! Register your crew of 4 or less by sending your team and captain name to Info@1031Consortium.com. We’ll put you on a team if you don’t have one. Don’t be a scallywag, come dressed ready for life at sea or ye shall walk the plank. (Wear pirate stuff, there’s a contest

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Zombie Pub Crawl

The undead will be hoarding in search of brains and beer throughout the downtown Baton Rouge area after the Of Moving Colors Zombie Bash 5k. Must be 21 $5 participation fee gets you access to all the drink specials. Bring a non-perishable food donation and/or children's costume to be entered in the door prize drawing. We'll meet at 7 p.m. at the Bald Eagle Pub for registration and then we'll hoard to a different downtown bar every hour. Prizes will

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10/31 Night at Live After 5!

After8 and the LSU Jazz Ensemble will be playing at Live After Five Baton Rouge on October 10. After8 has graciously offered our Board of Directors some mic time to plug the parade so please come out and show your support. We want as many members there as possible cheering on the parade and helping us talk it up to those who are still unaware of how awesome we are. Wearing 10/31 Consortium or past parade t-shirts would be great if you can. We'll

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2014 Ghostly Gala

The Ghostly Gala is 10/31 Consortium’s corresponding masquerade ball to the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade. The event is primarily for 10/31 Consortium members and parading krewes, however the general public is also welcome to purchase non-member tickets. Guests will enjoy music, dancing, costume contest, table decorating contest, food catered by Ruffino’s, an open bar, and much more! Tickets are sold individually on Event Brite. Members should

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Black and Orange Bash

It's time for our annual Halloween kick-off event and summer fundraiser, the Black and Orange Bash! In addition to food, drinks, dancing and a killer silent auction, we'll also announce all the juicy details for the 2014 Halloween Parade! Join us at The Woman's Club on July 26 at 7:30 p.m.! See pics from last year HERE. 2014 Halloween Parade theme announcement Grand Marshal announcement Royal coronation Ghostly Gala details 10/31 Special Awards 2015

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Requiems Premiere Part II

Join 10/31 Consortium at the premieres of Requiems! This is the first showing of Episodes 4-6 in this 6 episode web series and all proceeds from the night will benefit 10/31 Consortium! $5 Admission fee This film is intended for mature audiences. Please bring non-perishable food donations for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. The six-episode series is inspired by Louisiana folktales and centers on a young artist who awakens inside a hospital that

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Behind the Curtain

"This is Halloween! This is Halloween!"   I simply can not think of Halloween without the haunting tunes of The Nightmare Before Christmas ringing in my ears. Like many of us "Halloween enthusiasts" this is one of my favorite movies. I often wonder if the opening scene is what planted the idea of a Halloween parade in my mind to begin with.   Our parade, while quite different from the one in the movie, was just as exciting and thrilling

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Halfoween

Tomorrow, May 1st, marks the recently declared “holiday” of Halfoween – the annual half way mark to Halloween. I’m sure this is no surprise, but this new additional way to celebrate the most wicked day of the year is something I’m pretty jazzed about.   For those of you unfamiliar with this springtime treat, check out the full description from Urban Dictionary (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=halfoween). Halfoween customs

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Crown-worthy

It's the beginning of a new year and for 10/31 Consortium, that means the 2012 membership dues are due. In the coming weeks, please be on the lookout for your membership dues invoice. Invoices will be sent to the mailing address and email address listed on your membership application. If this has changed since you became a member, please update your contact information by emailing Kareem Griffen (kareem.griffen@yahoo.com) or Jennifer Taylor Chick

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Scarecrow

The scarecrow is one of the most iconic harvest images. Just thinking of the word "harvest" brings to mind images of fields of corn, farm houses, barns, and yes, scarecrows. His purpose is to, well, scare the crows away. Crows... those flying thieves of crops our farmers work so hard to produce. Living in the city, we don't get to see these images too often, however we do have our fair share of "scarecrows" and "crows."   The word "harvest"

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Knowledge

They say, “Knowledge is power.” If that is the case, then members of 10/31 Consortium have a new found power to positively and forever change the Baton Rouge community. This newsletter and our new website (coming soon) exist to keep you informed of the many fun and creative ways to volunteer your time, resources, and talents to the betterment of Baton Rouge. Just for a moment, imagine the possibilities with me…   Imagine a Baton Rouge

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    Costume Sorting and Matching

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!   Volunteers will pick up all donated costumes from all donation drop off points

    10/12/2019 - 08:00 am Baton Rouge

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