If you have information on classes, seminars and workshops, email it to email@example.com, 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.
1-DAY ABSTRACT PAINTING CLASS: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, with artist Julie Buckner. Register by Sunday, Oct. 14. Four-day mixed media workshop, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, with Buckner and Lynn McDowell Washauer. (225) 687-4338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.jdbuckner.com/classes.html.
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 LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs, (225) 664-1168. http://www.artslivingston.org. Beginner Drawing and Painting for Adults, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays, Oct. 12, 19 and 26, ages 16 and older, $100 for four classes. Pumpkin Decorating, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, for ages 4 and older, $10. Various quilting classes for ages Grade 3-adult, $75 for any series of classes.
ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY: Tween Halloween Lanterns, Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. Tweens ages 9-12 will wear Halloween costumes and create a Halloween lantern. For information, call the individual library branch. http://main.ascension.lib.la.us.
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: Red Stick School of Fencing, 15450 George O’Neal Road, (225) 938-2039. Meets 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Youth fencing classes (ages 8-14), 4 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. (225) 772-1053.
BATON ROUGE LITTLE THEATER: 7155 Florida Blvd. Hey Kids, Let’s Dance, ages 7-12, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Nov. 6, $100. Let’s Dance Adults, ages 13 and older, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Nov. 6, $100. Folksongs and Folk Tales, ages 5-8, 9-10:30 a.m., Saturdays, through Nov. 3, $100. Acting Foundations, ages 9-12, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 3, $100. Voice Class for Kids, ages 7-14 Saturdays, through Nov. 3, $100. Voice Class for Adults, ages 15 and older, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays, through Nov. 5, $100. Acting for the Fun of It: A Senior Acting Class, for ages 55 and older, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, through Nov. 14, $75. Advance Acting for Teens, for ages 13-17, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Nov. 7, $100. Acting for Adults, for ages 18 and older, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, through Nov. 8, $100. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
BEAD IT: 718 N. Burnside, Gonzales. On-going beading classes, wire wrapping, pearl knotting, basic to advance beading. Also offering art classes, mosaic classes and photography. Call for appointment, (225) 644-7862.
BIBLE THEATER, DRAMA WORKSHOP: 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Drama training for ages 10-adult in the areas of public speaking and acting. (225) 361-5928.
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 OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TEAM: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Paddle Up 2 — Peaceful Paddling, University Lake, Wampold Park. $5, limited to 10 participants. (225) 272-9200, ext. 435 or http://brec.org.
CAMERA, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOSHOP CLASSES: Images by Sharon Turner Photography Studio, 11522 Cedar Park Ave., (225) 752-5158, http://www.SharonTurner.net.
C.C. LOCKWOOD WORKSHOPS: wildlife photography. Atchafalaya Basin and Tunica Hills Workshops begin Tuesday, Oct. 23. For more information, go to http://www.cclockwood.com.
COMPUTER CLASSES @ THE LIBRARY: Intermediate Microsoft Word 2007, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., (225) 763-2250. Computers Without Fear, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18; Introduction to Microsoft Publisher, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Computer Basics, 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, (225) 658-1550. Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, noon Saturday, Oct. 13; Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Resume Assistance through Microsoft Word, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Registration for some classes is required.
CREATE STUDIOS: 3613 Perkins Road, Suite J1, (225) 366-9278. Classes on mosaic stained glass, steampunk style, beaded chandeliers, monogrammed wine glasses-etching class, billionaire redneck wine glasses and enamel wine glass painting. To register online, go to http://www.createbr.com.
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT: Yoga in the Square, 4:45-6 p.m. Tuesdays in North Boulevard Town Square. Free. Visit http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org.
FALL BASEBALL DEVELOPMENT CAMP: 5-7 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 28, Zachary Youth Park, 1650 Mt. Pleasant Road. For boys ages 7-10. $30. (225) 270-2298 or http://www.legendzsportsacademy.org.
THE FRONT ROOM: 1301 Avenue A, Scott. Lessons for children and adults in photography, fiddle, guitar, and playing in a rock band. http://www.facebook.com/thefrontroom, email email@example.com or (337) 258-2333.
IBERVILLE CHAPTER OF LOUISIANA ART & ARTISTS’ GUILD: 15201 Depot Road, Rosedale. Ongoing art classes by Sandra Keller. Bring your own art supplies. $24 per two-hour class; $18, LAAG members. Jewelry making classes, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. $25; $20, LAAG members. Call Shirley Daigre (225) 648-2203.
INTRO TO JEWELRY MAKING & METALS, LEARNING TO SAW CLASS: StudioFlux, 1812 Magazine St., New Orleans. ArtSAvers offer: $37.50, plus $12 kit fee. Regular price: $75 plus $12 kit fee. Registration required. (504) 581-2111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
ISRAELI FOLK DANCE CLASSES: B’nai Israel Synagogue, 3354 Kleinert Ave. Sundays, Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and 18, Dec. 2 and 16. Email email@example.com.
JITTERBUG LESSONS: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Onezia 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. “Autumn in Watercolor” for ages 14 and older, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, through Oct. 27. $100, members; $125, nonmembers. “Basic Drawing Skills” with instructor Steve Shamburger, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, $60, members; $75, nonmembers. (225) 751-1049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. “Life Drawing Sessions,” 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $10 per night or $30 per month. Email email@example.com. Romantic Realism in the Landscape with Elayne Kuehler, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 6-8, $150, LAAG members; $175, nonmembers. firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 766-2353.
LOUISIANA STATE ARBORETUM: inside Chicot State Park, La. 3042, Ville Platte. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, native plants seminar with site horticulturist. Admission to park, $1. (888) 677-6100.
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.
MUGGIVAN SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE: Lessons include Irish step solo, traditional Ceili. Call (225) 926-5150 or (225) 927-9027.
PIANO AND GUITAR LESSONS: Christian Life Academy, 2037 Quail Drive. Study gospel and contemporary Christian improvisation styles. Learn to use the Nashville Number Chord Chart System. http://www.passiontolearn.com or (225) 773-3350.
THE RED SHOES: 2303 Government St., Baton Rouge. Pre-register for all events by calling (225) 338-1170. The Yin-Yang of Nia Movement, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, $15. The Not-So Empty Nest: Parenting Adult Children, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 16-30, $30. Morning yoga, 8-9 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. Gentle yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Therapeutic Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. All classes: $8 per class/$48 for seven classes. http://www.theredshoes.org.
SOFTBALL LEAGUE: Now forming for fun and exercise. For times and locations, call (225) 715-0929.
TAP DANCING CLASSES: Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Classes for beginners-advanced adults taught by Debbie Roat Moore. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays. $35 per month. http://citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Family Adventure Workshop. Build and float a toy boat, build a working compass, make a telescope, and use hour glasses and measuring devices that ships once used. Registration requested; call (225) 336-2422, ext. 15.
WORK/SHOP: 7353 Highland Road. Adult classes include Digital SLR crash course, figure drawing, daytime throwing and oil painting, hand building with clay, bookmaking, an assemblage sculpture. Children’s classes are eco-art recycled sculpture, and art club Tuesdays-Thursdays. An encaustic workshop is planned for Sunday, Oct. 21. For details, call (225) 400-9923 or visit http://www.workshopbr.com.
YOGA IN THE PARK: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sidney Hutchinson Park, 13750 Ball Park Road, Walker. Instructor is Elan Adams. Free. (225) 665-8990 or (225) 664-7759.
ZUMBA IN THE PARK: 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sidney Hutchinson Park, 13750 Ball Park Road, Walker. Instructor is Kristie Simoneaux. Free; no registration necessary. (225) 665-8990 or (225) 715-0526.