Baton Rouge calendar for May 17, 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, MAY 17

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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Repentance Park, between the River Center Arena and Old State Capitol. Outdoor concert featuring the Mulligan Brothers. Free. http://www.downtownbatonrouge.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. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performance Arts. Featuring Audra McDonald. $30-$85. (225) 838-0500, ext. 100.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. (225) 267-5060.

A NEW ORLEANS LEGACY — WILLIAM RATCLIFF IRBY: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Talk by Gayle Smith, docent at BREC’s Magnolia Mound Plantation and the LSU Rural Life Museum. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. (225) 924-8921.

AUDITIONS FOR HELLO, DOLLY!: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Chorus Room of the Performing Arts Building, the Runnels School, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The summer Runnels Theater community production. For more information, email runnelstheatre@runnels.org.

TOUR OF PONDS AND GARDENS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Harb’s Oasis, 13827 Coursey Blvd. Proceeds benefit Brave Heart-Children in Need and Yelp!BR. (225) 756-2720.

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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. 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.

FREECYCLING: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Bring gently used items and trade for any other freecycled items. (225) 647-3955

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & 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.

CHILDREN’S BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Children ages 7-11 will share ideas and recommendations of book titles and themes for the summer months. (225) 274-4440.

BROWN BAG LUNCH AND MOVIE: 11 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Children may bring a paper bag lunch (must be finger foods) and watch a classic children’s movie. (225) 354-7540

RECORD SHOW AND SALE: noon-5 p.m. Mud and Water Bar, 174 South Blvd. https://www.facebook.com/MudAndWater.

LOUISIANA GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP CHOIR: 3 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. (225) 756-1150.

STORYBOOK BALL: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. Larger-than-life storybooks, music and performances, raffles, food and drinks. Fundraiser for Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge. http://storybookball2013.eventbrite.com.

ROLLER DERBY: 6 p.m., doors open; 7 p.m., first whistle, Leo’s Rollerland, 1717 N. Airway Drive. Red Stick Roller Derby vs. East Texas Bombers. $8, general admission; $6, students; free, children ages 11 and younger. http://www.brownpapertickets.com.

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. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

TOUR OF PONDS AND GARDENS: noon-5 p.m., Harb’s Oasis, 13827 Coursey Blvd. Proceeds benefit Brave Heart-Children in Need and Yelp!BR. (225) 756-2720.

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-3 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Outdoor concert featuring the Phunky Monkeys. (225) 344-8558.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Screening of the Louisiana Public Broadcasting film Frame After Frame: The Images of Herman Leonard. LPB producers Tika Laudun and Al Godoy will answer questions after the viewing. In conjunction with the exhibit An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard. Free.

FANCY FEET DANCE PERFORMANCE: 6 p.m., Heartsease Family Life Church, 12112 Florida Blvd. Dancing, singing and drama. (225) 202-4352.

MONDAY, MAY 20

BLUES AND RELIGION DISCUSSION AND MINI-CONCERT: 6:30 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Presented by the Rev. Jimmie Bratcher and the Rev. John Blewitt. (225) 924-9385.

KAT’S COOKING CORNER FAMILY FAVORITES: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.

TUESDAY, MAY 21

KARAOKE @ THE CREEK: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until we 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

CFA BISTROS FOR A CAUSE: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Bistro Byronz, 5412 Government St. Twenty percent of dine in and 10 percent of to-go orders will be donated to the Community Fund for the Arts. Hosted by CFA members Louisiana Sinfonietta, Baton Rouge Gallery, Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation and Manship Theatre. (225) 344-8558, ext. 234.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until we find 90 homes. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

TROMBONE PERFORMANCE: noon, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Featuring Wayne Morris. Presented by the Chronologically Gifted and Talented. Open to ages 50 and older. Catered lunch, $10. (225) 924-4271.

CREATE YOUR OWN READ POSTER: 2 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. (225) 778-5940

LEARN TO MAKE HANDMADE CLOTH DOLLS: 2 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presented by Baton Rouge doll artist Barbara Franklin. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FAMILY BINGO NITE: 2 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.

FLOWER POT STORY AND CRAFT: 4:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Children ages 4 and older will read the story “In the Garden, Who’s Been Here” by Lindsay Barrett George and then be given a flower pot to decorate. (225) 658-1860.

BALLOON BONANZA: 5:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. With balloon artist Chris Pierce. (225) 763-2240.

THURSDAY, MAY 23

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

DIG INTO READING! SCAVENGER HUNT: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Children ages 7-11 are invited to a scavenger hunt and to make a bookmark. (225) 924-9385.

GAME DAY KICK OFF: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Children will play old classic relay games and learn some new ones. (225) 658-1860.

ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by After 8. Free.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER FIBER ART WORKSHOP: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Mothers and daughters of all ages create fiber art wall hangings. (225) 756-1150.

SHOUT!: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.

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. (225) 383-1470. Featuring the work of gallery artists James Burke, David Horton and Lisa Qualls, through Thursday, May 30.

BEAD TOWN ART EXHIBIT: Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs. Exhibit of art by Stephan Wanger using old Mardi Gras beads, through June 16. (225) 667-7512.

BEAUREGARD GALLERY AND BISTRO: 715 Europe St. Exhibit of paintings by members of the Associated Women in the Arts, through Saturday, May 18. Hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment at (225) 383-1932. http://www.associatedwomeninthearts.com.

JONES CREEK REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY: 6222 Jones Creek Road. Exhibit of the collections of members of the Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Society, through May. (225) 756-1150.

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: various branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries. Celebrate by taking a photo with your favorite book, through Wednesday, May 22. Check times at individual library branches. http://www.ebrpl.com.

FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Sur le Papier, an exhibit of works on paper by gallery artists on view through May. (225) 769-0582.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & his Legacy, through July 14. All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, through Sept. 8. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We 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.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music and An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard, May 17-July 14. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

LSU UNION ART GALLERY: Raphael Semmes Drive on campus. A Slice of Life in South Louisiana: 1890-1920, through Sunday, May 19. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. (225) 578-5162.

MANSHIP THEATRE GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. BIG WORLD, featuring collaged photographs by David Carlysle Humphreys, through Monday, June 17. Presented by Ann Connelly Fine Art.

SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 100 Lafayette St. Jeannie Frey Rhodes exhibit A Day in the Life {Version 2}, through Wednesday, May 22.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Heroes: Photographs by Steve Schapiro, through June 9. 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/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.

BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 8 p.m. Friday May 17, dancing at American Legion Hall, 151 S. Wooddale; 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, dancing at VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, volleyball in the gym; 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, music in the courtyard at Perkins Rowe.

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

TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Hawaiian Luau Theme Dance, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 32280 Terry Drive, Springfield. $10. Please bring a snack or two liter drink to share. Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.