Baton Rouge calendar for July 19, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 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: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org

CAAWS AT THE PARK: 6:30-8 p.m., BREC Raising Cane’s Dog Park, Forest Park Community Center, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Free lemonade.

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.

ART MELT PREVIEW PARTY AND AWARDS CEREMONY: 7 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. 4th St. Preview and purchase artwork, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment. $75, general public; $50, Forum 35 members. forum35.org.

DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

LES MISERABLES: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or brlt.org.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 20

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.

HOMETOWN HEROES: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Team Automotive Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Road. One-day hoops experience for youth in fifth grade and higher. Focus on basketball skills, leadership and self-esteem. teamsportsplex.net.

LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Whole Foods, Towne Center, corner of Corporate Boulevard and Jefferson Highway. lfldr.com.

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.

THE RIVER ROAD AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Presentation by Kathe Hambrick-Jackson, curator. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. Free. batonrougegenealogy.org.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org

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

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

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 included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. lasm.org

HARLEYWOOD K9 FASHION CONTEST: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Harley-Davidson of Baton Rouge, 5853 Siegen Lane. Dog fashion show to benefit Spay Baton Rouge. Food available for purchase. spaybatonrouge.org.

FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org

LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or brlt.org.

THE LANGIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Performance and talk about the history of the dulcimer. (225) 658-1840.

THE SECRETS OF STARTING AND DOMINATING YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE: 2:30 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Soda and chips will be served. Registration required. (225) 658-1540.

BATON ROUGE CONTRA DANCE: 5 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, corner of Dalrymple Drive and Highland Road. No experience necessary. Walk-through of all dances. Basics for beginners at 4:30 p.m. $5. (225) 803-9194.

AN EVENING OF DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT: 6 p.m., Acacia Shrine Center, 7991 S. Commerce Ave. $30. (225) 926-4814.

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.

DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

A TRIBUTE TO THE 1940S: 7 p.m., Old South Jamboree, 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. Presented by The Spotlight Theater Players. $10. (985) 320-9865.

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

STOCK CAR RACING ON DIRT: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, Plank Road, eight miles north of Airline Highway. (225) 774-4524 or batonrougeraceway.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

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. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.

FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.

LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or brlt.org.

DAMN YANKEES: 2 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

THE WIZ: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.

CASA FIESTA: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Mall of Louisiana. Silent auction, live music by The Better Than Nobody Band and Mexican food and cocktails. $50. (225) 379-8598 or casabr.org.

MONDAY, JULY 22

SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.

CHALKBOOK DÉCOR: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will make message boards for their rooms or school locker doors. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. caaws.org.

TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.

TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10 www.swinepalace.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Denham Springs/Walker Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs, and 2 p.m.,Watson Branch Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org

SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by baritone Stephen Rushing. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. stjamesbr.org.

TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., South Branch Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.

THE FAITH, THE FURY AND THE FESTIVITIES: 5 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Opening reception for The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron exhibition. Complimentary wine and hors d’ouevres. Free. lasm.org.

TEEN MOVIE NIGHT: 6 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. (225) 658-1870.

TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.

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

TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

OUTDOORS

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

BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: 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 bayouhaystackers.com.

BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or 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

ANN CONNELLY FINE ART GALLERY: 4221 Perkins Road. Featured artists for July: Benjamin Diller and Donna West. (225) 927-7676.

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 or batonrougegallery.org. Work by gallery members Frankie Gould, April Hammock, Ross Jahnke and Tom Richard, through Aug. 1.

ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Cure for the Summertime Blues show and sale of original art of the Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 10. (225) 924-6437.

FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Works by Meichi Lee and Scott Thomas Arthur, through Monday, July 22. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. (225) 769-0582.

FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: 8476 Highland Road. Adoption house. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org

JOIE PETITE DESIGNS: 4257 Church St., Suite 104, Zachary. Art gallery, art school and art studio. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. joiepetitedesigns.com or (225) 570-8323.

KRESS GALLERY: 447 Third St., Suite 200. Abstract Expressionism & Pop Art, through Monday, Aug. 12. Features work by gallery artists Andrew Robertson, Jacob Zumo, Taufeeq Muhammad and Christopher Turner. Free. kressgallerybr.com

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, through Sept. 8. The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron, July 20-Oct. 6. For planetarium show times, visit lasm.org.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. Art Melt, July 20-Sept. 2. artmelt.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. 10th Anniversary Art Melt Invitational, through Sept. 8. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through Sunday, July 28. New Acquisitions: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection, through Dec. 29. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM: 4560 Essen Lane. Once Upon a Bayou, works by Chestee Harrington, through Aug. 2. (225) 765-2437.

OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Rhythm and Hues, exhibition of works by members of Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 25. (225) 342-0500.

OSHNER MEDICAL CENTER: 17000 Medical Center Drive. The Tom Wallace Art Wall features Going Solo, Again by Bonnie Smith Williams, through Sept. 30.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or westbatonrougemuseum.com. The Hunt for Treasure!, through Sept. 15. Scott Innes: West Baton Rouge’s Own Scooby Doo, through Aug. 25. Paintings by Mary Anne Pecot. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free. Also, free admission for active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day.

SINGLES EVENTS

BATON ROUGE SINGLES: Singles Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, WoW Cafe & Wingery, 9940 Airline Highway (inside Holiday Inn). $3. Visit meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles or search Baton Rouge Singles on Facebook for a full list of events.

BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, bowling night at The Quarter, Sherwood Forest at Coursey; 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, steak night and music at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, volleyball in the gym.

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

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