If you have information on classes, seminars and workshops, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax it to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon each Monday. If your group is no longer listed here, you need to send an updated announcement of your classes and contact information.
ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: Summer art camps for kids ages 6-17 in visual arts, music, film, architecture and design. (337) 233-7060 or http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org.
ACTING UP (IN ACADIANA): (337) 739-4273. Acting classes. email@example.com or http://www.actingupinacadiana.com.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE LAFAYETTE: (337) 261-1002 or http://www.aflafayette.org. French classes for all ages. Classes at Acadiana Symphony Association, 412 Travis St., Lafayette.
AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE TROUPE: Now forming in the Baton Rouge area. American Indians, those of American Indian descent, or those interested in Native American dances and songs can call K. Dixon, (601) 575-3016 or email Regina Smith at GinaSmith@cox.net.
ARGENTINE TANGO: Lessons, milongas, workshops. (225) 766-1792 or (225) 572-1748 or http://www.tangolagniappe.com.
ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS: (225) 344-8558, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://www.artsbr.org.
ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs, (225) 664-1168. http://www.artslivingston.org. Classes in jewelry making and beading, painting and drawing for adults and children, quilting, modern acrylic painting classes, drawing and arts camps for children in June. Call or visit website for specific times, dates, fees and registration information.
ASCENSION COMMUNITY THEATRE: Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Children’s Summer Workshop, 8 a.m.-noon June 4-8, ages 8-17. $40 per child ($20 per additional sibling.) Registration ends on May 31. Email email@example.com.
BATON ROUGE BALLET THEATRE: Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court, (225) 766-8379. Registration open for summer dance intensive workshops June 25-29 and July 16-20 for intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 years and older. $350 per session; $650 both sessions.
BATON ROUGE CALEDONIAN PIPES & DRUMS: http://www.csbr.org. Bagpipe and drumming lessons at no charge Thursday evenings at First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge. Stanley Masinter, (225) 927-0252. For Scottish country dancing, call Lyndon Williams at (225) 272-2541.
BATON ROUGE FENCING CLUB: Southside Baptist Church, 1700 Lee Drive. (225) 938-2039. Meets 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday.
BATON ROUGE LITTLE THEATER: 7155 Florida Blvd. Now accepting summer camp registration for all ages. Education director Jack Lamper will offer six different theater-based camps running through July. For details, call (225) 924-6496 or visit http://www.brlt.org.
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE GROUP FIDDLE LESSONS: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tom’s Fiddle & Bow, 204 Fuselier St., Arnaudville. Classes open to all, and no reservation required. Cost is $15 per class. (337) 322-5402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEAD IT: 718 N. Burnside, Gonzales. On-going beading classes, wire wrapping, pearl knotting, basic to advanced beading. Also offering art classes, mosaic classes and photography. Call for appointment, (225) 644-7862.
BIBLE THEATER, DRAMA POETRY WORKSHOP: Polishing drama, poetry skills in Christian setting, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Eden Park Branch Library. (225) 361-5928.
BLAST FROM THE PAST SUMMER HISTORY CAMP: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Children will dance, sing, play old-fashioned games, meet colorful characters from the past and make art projects. Drop off, 8-8:30 a.m.; pick up, 3-3:30 p.m. Session one: June 11-15. Session two: June 18-22. Ages 6-12. $65 for West Baton Rouge Parish residents and WBR Historical Association Members; others, $75. http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com or (225) 336-2422 ext. 15.
BOATING SAFETY: AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE: Session 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. June 6-27; Session 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10-31. Taught by members of the Baton Rouge Sail and Power Squadron through the LSU Union Leaisure Classes. (225) 578-5119.
BREC’S BATON ROUGE ZOO: Zoo & Me mornings: Zoo excursions for children ages 3-5 accompanied by parent occurs the second Tuesday of each month. Train rides, animal encounter, and art projects. $18 per child, or $30 for two children and parent. Pre-registration required, (225) 775-3877.
BREC’S LIBERTY LAGOON: Season passes now available. Each individual Liberty Lagoon season pass is good for one person for the 2012 operating season, Monday-Friday during normal operating hours, excluding holidays. $49.99 per person, plus tax. (225) 923-3202 or http://libertylagoon.com.
BREC’S SUMMER CAMPS: For list of camps and more information, call (225) 272-9200 or go to http://www.brec.org/summercamp.
CAMP DOLLY: The Enchanted Mansion, 190 Lee Drive. Manners classes, crafts, storytelling and other activities. Children should bring a sack lunch. Snacks are provided. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 11-15, June 25-29 and July 16-20. Ages 6-12. $200. Pre-registration and $100 deposit required. (225) 769-0005.
CHOSEN GENERATION SUMMER CAMP: Pete Purvis Recreational Center, 2800 Nairn Drive. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 4-July 27. Ages 3-14 (all campers must be potty-trained.) http://www.cgosummercamp.info or (225) 308-1641.
CITY OF WALKER SUMMER CAMPS: Walker Museum Community Art Gallery, 29350 Walker South Road, Walker. Classes taught by local artists on drawing, photography, painting and more. Course fees begin at $20 per session. For a list of courses and registration form, go to http://artcamps.walker.la.us.
CENTRE FOR THE ARTS: 1104 W. Main St., New Roads. (225) 638-1094 or http://www.CentrefortheArts.org.
COMPUTER CLASSES@THE LIBRARY: Computers without Fear, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5; Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2007, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7; Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 14, Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., (225) 763-2250. Computers without Fear, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Registration required. (225) 231-3250. Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5 and 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9. Registration required. (225) 756-1150. Introduction to Microsoft Word with Résumé Help, 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 6; Computer Basics, 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St., (225) 389-4967. Introduction to Computers, 1 p.m. Thursday, June 14, Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway, (225) 354-7550.
CREATE STUDIOS: 3613 Perkins Road, Suite J1, (225) 366-9278. Classes on etched fleur de lis wine glasses, mosaic stained glass, painted redneck wine glasses and enamel wine glass painting. To register online, go to http://www.createbr.com.
CULTURE CAMPS: Acadian Cultural Center, 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Children will explore the cultural diversity that influences life in south Louisiana as well as the land and ecology of the Acadiana area. For more information, call (337) 232-0789 ext. 11 or http://www.nps.gov/jela.
DANCE CENTER AND SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS: 3535 Jones Creek Road, (225) 753-6909.
DIOCESAN RECORDS GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: 10-11:30 a.m., second floor, Acadian Memorial, 121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville. Presented by Barbara DeJean, Lafayette Diocese Archivist. To register, call (337) 394-2258.
DIRECTING WORKSHOP: Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Nathan Gabriel will teach participants about theatre directing. Class is open to storytellers of all levels and ages and will meet twice a week for three weeks, July 30-Aug. 19. Exact nights and times will be based on student schedules. $100. (337) 291-1122.
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT: Yoga in the Square, 4:45-6 p.m. Tuesdays in North Boulevard Town Square. Free. Visit http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org/.
DRAMA KIDS CLASSES: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Broadmoor United Methodist Church, Mollylea and Sharp roads. For ages 6-teens. (225) 644-4517, http://www.dramakids.com or email email@example.com.
EQUESTRIAN CAMP: Acadian Baptist Center, 1202 Academy Drive, Eunice. Kids will learn about horses, ride horses and swim with Terry and Kitty LeBlanc, June 4-8, $350. http://www.abccamp.com/ec or (337) 457-9047.
INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE: 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays. Learn dances from around the world. No partners needed. Call (225) 766-0517 or (225) 766-4060.
INTRO TO FUSED GLASS: 7-9 p.m., N the Art Space, 7809 Jefferson Highway, Building C-1. Create a five inch square tile by layering pieces of glass on a base glass tile. Piece will be kiln-fired for pickup later in the week. $25. To preregister, call (225) 771-9987 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISPOTUP WORKOUT PROGRAM: For all ages to improve basketball skills. Call Tiras Magee Sr., (225) 937-7174 or email email@example.com.
ISRAELI FOLK DANCE CLASSES: B’nai Israel Synagogue, 3354 Kleinert Ave., email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JITTERBUG LESSONS: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Onezia Upscale Lounge, 13091 Airline Highway, Gonzales. $5 a person. (225) 647-2447 or visit http://www.onezialounge.com.
LOUISIANA ART AND ARTISTS’ GUILD: 2490 Silverest Ave. “From Nature to Abstraction-multimedia,” Billie Bourgeois, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 4-7, $200, guild members; $250, nonmembers. (225) 257-4958 or email email@example.com. “Waterscapes in Watercolor,” for ages 14 and older, Robert Loflin, 9:30 a.m.-noon June 9, 16, 23 and 30, and 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 7, $100, members; $125, nonmembers. (225) 803-6785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. “Basic Drawing Skills” with instructor Steve Shamburger, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, $60, members; $75, nonmembers. (225) 751-1049 or email email@example.com. “Life Drawing Sessions,” 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $10 per night or $30 per month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. (225) 926-4657 or http://www.laag-site.org.
LOUISIANA LAGNIAPPE SUMMER CAMP: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ($15 extra for early dropoff and late pickup). Ages 6-10, June 4-8, Soaking in the Sights. Children will get a closer look at native plants and animals, build skyscrapers out of gumdrops, design a wobbly bridge and create a bird’s nest. July 9-13, Lovin’ Louisiana’s Culture. Children will enjoy Mardi Gras in July, build musical instruments, make pecan ice cream and explore downtown Baton Rouge in a scavenger hunt. $165 per week; $130 for members.
LSU SUMMER LEISURE CLASSES: Registration is open for 70 non-credit, personal enrichment classes, including 10 new topics. (225) 578-5119, http://www.lsu.edu/leisureclasses or go to Room 310, LSU Student Union, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
LOUISIANE VINTAGE DANCERS: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Way, 250 Foster Drive. For those interested in learning about 19th century dances. Marguerite Gravois, (225) 761-5021.
MANSHIP THEATRE CAMPS: Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Slam Camp is a performance poetry workshop offered by the WordPlay Teen Writing Project 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11-29. $150. Ages 13-19. Happy Movers is a dance, yoga, hip hop and theater camp that induces children to dancing and exercising. Children should bring a yoga mat, lunch, drink, and snack. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25-29. $160. First through fifth grade. Pre-registration required. Secret Garden is a camp presented by the Missoula Children’s Theatre. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 16-21. $175. First grade through age 13. Pre-registration required. www.manshiptheatre.org or (225) 344-0334.
MUGGIVAN SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE: Lessons include Irish step solo, traditional Ceili. Call (225) 926-5150 or (225) 927-9027.
THE OCTAVIANS: Acting, Voice, Movement lessons, ages 7 and up. Classes are in Hammond. http://www.theoctavians.com.
PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY FOR THE HOME-SCHOOLED: (337) 896-1874 or email@example.com. Classes in acting, music, ballet and modern dance and conditioning for students age 7 to adult, and creative movement for children age 3-6.
POLE FITNESS STUDIO: 440 N. Foster Drive, third floor. Visit the website at http://www.mindfulnessandmotion.com or call (225) 272-4447.
RADIO CLASSES: Technical level and general upgrade, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Presented by Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club. Free. http://www.brac.org
THE IMAGINATION GAME SUMMER CAMP: Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Presented by Jim Philips and Cheré Coen. Featuring creative themes and activities that lead to the imaginative skills for writing and storytelling for ages 7 to 17. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25-29. $175 fee includes snacks and supples. Lunches available for $6. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
THE RED SHOES: 2303 Government St., Baton Rouge. Pre-register for all events by calling (225) 338-1170. Morning yoga, 8-9 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. $8 per class/$48 for seven classes. Gentle yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. $8 per class/$48 for seven classes. http://www.theredshoes.org.
SHERIDAN PRODUCTIONS STUDIOS: 316 Bechet Road, Carencro. Pre-pointe classes for ballet students ages 11 and older, 3-4 p.m. Mondays in June and July; advanced technique studies, for advanced and intermediate dancers, 3:50-5:30 p.m. Mondays in June and July. Registration deadline is Saturday, May 26. (337) 896-1874. or http://www.excellencethroughthearts.com.
SPIRITUAL SUMMIT CENTER: Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. “Introduction to Meditation,” 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5; Monday, June 11; and Tuesday, June 19. Free. (225) 756-1140.
STORYPALOOZA: AOC Community Media, Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Cité des Arts. Collaborative summer camp between the three Acadiana nonprofits for children ages 7 to 17. Each week-long camp’s tuition is $280 per student with a 10 percent discount for multiple weeks or multiple students in a family. There is a $25 registration fee. Camp will run June 4-8 and June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To register, call the ASO Conservatory of Music at (337) 232-4277 ext. 2 or visit http://www.acadianasymphony.org/conservatory/storypalooza.
SUPER WHY! CAMPS: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, 7733 Perkins Road. Using the characters from Super WHY!, Princess Presto, Alpha Pig and Wonder Red from the children’s program “Super WHY!,” children will learn literacy skills and do fun activities. For children ages 4 and 5. $175 per child. Camps will run June 4-8 and June 11-14, 8 a.m.-noon. http://www.lpb.org/superwhy or (225) 767-4206.
TAI CHI LESSONS: BREC, 8133 Jefferson Highway. 11 a.m. Tuesdays, $26 a month. (225) 926-9834.
THEY’RE GONNA PUT YOU IN THE MOVIES SUMMER CAMP: Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Motion picture production, directing, acting, improv, storytelling and performance. $175 fee includes snacks and supplies. Lunches available for $6. Ages 7-17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 2-6, 9-13, 16-20 and 23-27. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
WOMAN’S HOSPITAL: Woman’s Hospital, Resources for Women, 5921 Bluebonnet Blvd., maternity classes. Call (225) 766-5075 or visit http://www.destinationmaternity.com for a list of classes and seminars.
ZHUANG’S TAICHI & KUNGFU ACADEMY: 1955 W. Muriel Drive, Baton Rouge. (225) 936-7469 or http://www.taichiperson.com. Tai Chi Push for Beginners, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, $50 per month.