Baton Rouge calendar for July 26, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 26

CREATIVE LOUISIANA: 8:30 a.m., coffee and mingling; 9 a.m., creative lecture, Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Guest speaker is Alex V. Cook. Free. creativelouisiana.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.

BOOKING IT WITH BABY TOUR: 7 p.m., Quarters, 4530 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Bowling with Baby and his Celebrity Friends Tournament. Presented by the Glen Big Baby Davis Foundation. iambigbaby.com.

ARTISTS’ OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Reception for an exhibition of works by Rosemary Goodell, Isoko Onodera and Janene Grodesky on view Friday-Sept. 7. (225) 769-0582.

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.

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.

SATURDAY, JULY 27

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.

RED STICK REGIONAL PIPE BAND COMPETITION: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Free. csbr.org.

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.

POKER RUN: 10 a.m., registration begins, SugarPatch Lounge, 1822 Plantation Ave., Port Allen. Presented by Southern Independent Riders. Proceeds benefit Dream Day Foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Live music, door prizes, raffles and jambalaya. $20 per driver and $10 per passenger. Includes meal ticket. (228) 234-1914 or (228) 223-1910.

LAHOUSE SUMMER SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2858 Gourrier Ave. Discover roofing, flooring, hardware and wall materials that can survive storms and floods and more. LSU AgCenter housing experts will be on hand to answer questions. $5 suggested donation. lsuagcenter.com/lahouse.

KIDS’ LAB: 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on workshops. Free for LASM members and included in the price of admission for non-members. www.lasm.org.

BIG BABY’S FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY AT STARHILL BAPTIST CHURCH: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 1400 N. Foster Drive. Presented by the Glen Big Baby Davis Foundation. iambigbaby.com.

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

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

GREEWELL CHILDREN’S BOOK CLUB: 12:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Children ages 7-11 will meet and discuss the previous read. Members will present a visual prepared at home that is related to the story. (225) 274-4460.

LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 2 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Performance with a discussion of the history of the songs and the instrument. (225) 756-1150.

FALL GARDENING IN LOUISIANA: 2:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Presentation by Slow Food of Baton Rouge. (225) 354-7580.

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.

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.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

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.

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

KIDS’ LAB: 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on workshops. Free for LASM members and included in the price of admission for non-members. lasm.org.

TWELFTH NIGHT: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

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

TUESDAY, JULY 30

BEADED SAFETY PIN BRACELET: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Craft for teens. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.

SOUTHEASTERN COACHES CARAVAN: 6 p.m., Ralph and Kacoo’s, 6110 Bluebonnet Blvd. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. $5; free, Alumni Association members. (985) 549-2150.

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.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Kenny Kleinpeter will present “Both Sides of the River: Highland and Bird Cemeteries.” Free. westbatonrougemuseum.com.

END OF SUMMER READING PARTY: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road. For teens. Refreshments will be served. (225) 778-5960.

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

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

LSU MUSEUM OF ART STORE GRAND RE-OPENING AND MEMBERS RECEPTION: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., store reopening; 6 p.m.-8 p.m., members reception, LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Store re-opening free and open to all. Meet local artists, enjoy refreshments and store specials. Members reception for Everything I See is New and Strange by Walter Inglis Anderson includes hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a live performance by Mel Chavis. Members only. lsumoa.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.

SPOOF NIGHT WITH THE NEVERENDING STORY: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Family Dinner Comedy Troupe will make fun of the 1980s fantasy classic. manshiptheatre.org.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS: 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theater, Academy Arts Center, St. Joseph’s Academy, 3015 Broussard St. Presentation by the St. Joseph’s Academy/Catholic High School Summer Alumni Theatre. $15, advance; $20, door. Email tickets@alumnisummertheatre.com.

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 Thursday.

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. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. (225) 769-0582. Works by Rosemary Goodell, Isoko Onodera and Janene Grodesky, Friday-Sept. 7.

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 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, through Oct. 6. For planetarium show times, visit lasm.org.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. Art Melt, through 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. 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.

OCHSNER 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. 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: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, volleyball in the gym.

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

TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Red, White and Blue Theme dance, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 32280 Terry Drive, Springfield. Please bring a snack or 2 liter drink to share. $10. Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.