Baton Rouge calendar for Feb. 8, 2013

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS:5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillard’s). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price.http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

LITTLE LADY VALENTINE BRUNCH: 10:30 a.m.-noon, The Enchanted Mansion, A Doll Museum, 190 Lee Drive. Dance, tour. Candy and roses provided. $18 per person. Reservations required. (225) 769-0005. http://www.enchantedmansion.org.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport . Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. http://www.caaws.org.

CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art and Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org.

CHINESE NEW YEAR’S LION DANCE AND KUNG FU PERFORMANCE: noon, Hunan Restaurant, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. (225) 291-6868.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Noon-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

CHESS AND CHECKERS @ THE LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St. Board gamers ages 6 and older can enjoy an afternoon of chess and checkers. (225) 658-1870.

VALENTINE BANQUET AND CAKE AUCTION: 5:30 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church Activities Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Men of Broadmoor will prepare the chicken and spaghetti meal and bake cakes for auction. Proceeds benefit summer camp fund for youth. Dinner: $10, single; $5, children under 11; $30 cap per family. (225) 924-4271.

PROJECT MAYFLOWER: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Multi-media exhibit by Amy Brouilette. Free.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.

THE OLD SETTLER: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.

PIANO RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Performance by Wei-Han Su and Hye-Jung Hung. $10, general admission; $5, students. (225) 578-3261.

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

BATON ROUGE KIDS’ BASEBALL CLINIC: 12:30 p.m. registration begins; 1:30 p.m. instruction, Pete Goldsby Field, 1502 Foss St. Boys and girls ages 6 and older will receive instruction from professional and college players. Free. (225) 333-2958 or email dupuylj@cox.net.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). 1-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

CHINESE NEW YEAR’S LION DANCE AND KUNG FU PERFORMANCE: 1:30 p.m., Dream Berrie Café, 3851 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. (225) 295-9947.

THE OLD SETTLER: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.

MONDAY, FEB. 11

LSU FACULTY AND RETIREES CLUB MEETING: 2 p.m., Lod Cook Alumni Center, LSU Campus. Guest speaker will be Dan Borne. All LSU retirees are invited. (225) 766-8311.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. An LSU Lab Theatre production. $10, only at the door. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Pay-what-you-can performance. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

THURSDAY, FEB. 14

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor near Dillards). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

PAJAMA STORYTIME AT THE LIBRARY: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42; Prairieville and Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Theme will be Valentine’s Day. For children ages 7 and younger and their families. Call (225) 622-3339 (Galvez) and (225) 647-3955 (Gonzales).

A BROADWAY VALENTINE: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Ana Maria Andricain in concert to benefit the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. $35, single; $60, couple. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Sneak preview performance. $12. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. An LSU Lab Theatre production. $10, only at the door. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

OUTDOORS

BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): http://www.bramba.org.

BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: http://www.brtrikke.com, email brtrikke@cox.net.

BATON ROUGE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Robert McLaughlin, (225) 926-2223 (call between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.).

BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: (225) 387-3717 or http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.

BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com. Call for details or go to the website for weekend ride information.

BATON ROUGE HASH HOUSE HARRIERS: (225) 603-8467. Call for details of special events.

BURDEN CENTER: (225) 763-3990, 5460 Essen Lane. Urban hiking. Two miles of hiking, walking trails.

ONGOING

ART GUMBO CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales, (225) 644-6131. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gumbo Center is a program of the River Region Art Association.

BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Works by Judi Betts, Rosemary Goodell and Steve Schmidt, through Thursday Feb. 28. (225) 383-1470.

ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Spirit of Mardi Gras show with particular emphasis on the Spanish Town Parade mascot, the pink flamingo, through Thursday, Feb. 28. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. (225) 924-6437 or http://www.elizabethangallery.com.

THE ENCHANTED MANSION, A DOLL MUSEUM: 190 Lee Drive, (225) 769-0005. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Black History Month exhibit through March. 9. Adults, $4.50; seniors, $3.50; children, $2; children under 2, free. http://www.enchantedmansion.org.

FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Louisiana: Through the Years, a display of vintage festival posters and Louisiana prints, through Wednesday, Feb. 20. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: On the Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Gloriously Colorful Kodaks: Vintage Cameras from the Greg Milneck Collection and Animal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe andWe are Aliens!, through June 30; visual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome. For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.

LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.

LSU MUSEUM OF ART: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Once Upon a Time, LA Machinery Gallery, through Wednesday, Feb. 13. Louisiana’s Artist: Clementine Hunter, through March 31. Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe, through April 7. Practically Absurd: the Art and Design of Peter Shire, through April 14. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

LSU SCHOOL OF ART GLASSELL GALLERY: First floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Peter Shire: Serious Fun, through March 24. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180.

LSU UNION ART GALLERY: Second floor, LSU Student Union. Peter Shire: A World of Geometrics, through Sunday, Feb. 24. http://www.lsu.edu/union or (225) 578-5162.

LOUIS DEANGELO GALLERY: 16645 Highland Road, Suite F, (225) 250-7750. Featuring work by local abstract artist Lou Deangelo and showcasing work by more than a dozen regional artists in various media. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays.

MANSHIP THEATRE GALLERY: 100 Lafayette St. Ann Connelly Fine Art presents Louisiana Landscapes, work by Lisa Di Stefano, Jill Hackney and George Marks.

­N WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Color in Freedom: Journey along the Underground Railroad, etchings and drawings by Joseph Holston, through March 24. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free.

SINGLES EVENTS

BATON ROUGE SINGLES: Visit http://www.meetup.com/Singles-Group-of-Baton-Rouge/ for a full list of events.

BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES:

LOCK AND KEY: http://www.lockandkeyevents.com.

SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174.

ST. MARGARET MARY SINGLES DANCE: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Feb. 9, 1050 Robert Blvd., Slidell. BYOL and snacks for your own table. Soft drinks and ice provided. Music by DJ Ray Campo. Smoke free. $12. (985) 710-6064.

TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.