Baton Rouge calendar for Feb. 22, 2013

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FRIDAY, FEB. 22

  • CREATIVE LOUISIANA SPEAKER SERIES: 8:30 a.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1442 City Park Ave. Featured guest speaker Chesley Heymsfield, director of the Louisiana International Film Festival. Free. http://www.outreach.lsu.edu.
  • 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. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LENTEN GUMBO LUNCHES: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Bishops Hall, corner of Florida and North Fourth Street. Shrimp or chicken and sausage gumbo with sensation salad, bread and dessert. Dine-in customers can enjoy water, tea or coffee with their meal. Drive-thru pickup of boxed lunches is also available. A la carte items for heat-and-eat meals can be ordered by calling on Friday mornings between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for car delivery in the Fourth Street pick-up lane. Proceeds benefit Episcopal Church Women’s outreach projects. (225) 387-5141.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillard’s). . 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.
  • GREASE: 7 p.m., Runnels Theater for the Performing Arts, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. In advance: $12, students; $15, adults. Door: $20. (225) 751-2192.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 7 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN: 7:30 p.m., Magnolia Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge Community College. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576 or http://www.newventuretheatre.org.
  • THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the Aquila Theatre. $40. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • TRUMPET RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Tom Siders and Brian Shaw performing. $10, general admission; $5, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-3491.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

  • 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.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., PetSmart, Airline Highway, Gonzales. PetSmart National Charities weekend event. http://lfldr.com.
  • ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Tree planting, hike in the Burden Woods, visit by Smoky the Bear. (225) 763-3990.
  • SHAMROCKS AND CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mansurs on the Boulevard, 5720 Corporate Blvd. Entertainment, awards. Presented by the Baton Rouge Irish Club. $30, general admission; $25, club members in good standing. (225) 924-6437 or (225) 978-0105.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport . 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 & 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.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Noon-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • RECOGNIZING LOUISIANA AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACHIEVERS: noon-2 p.m., The African American Museum, 538 South Blvd. Music, crafts, history, speakers, food, horses. Featuring Clay Young of C.Y. Enterprises. Free. (225) 343-4431.
  • THE FINE ART OF DINING: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge Garden Club designers will interpret paintings exhibited by the Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild members. Viewers may vote for their favorite design and painting. Some paintings will be priced to sell. Refreshments will be served. $5. (225) 806-5377 or email cemoran83@gmail.com.
  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Magnolia Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge Community College. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576 or http://www.newventuretheatre.org.
  • FCA VARIETY SHOW: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, Denham Springs. Sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the House of Grace personal care home. Snack items available. $10 at the door or in advance at Sport-N-Center in Denham Springs, Live Oak Pharmacy in Watson and Wholly Ground Coffee House in Walker. (225) 588-0366.
  • 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 HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
  • GREASE: 7 p.m., Runnels Theater for the Performing Arts, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. In advance: $12, students; $15, adults. Door: $20. (225) 751-2192.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., PetSmart, Airline Highway, Gonzales. PetSmart National Charities weekend event. http://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.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • THE FINE ART OF DINING: noon-3 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge Garden Club designers will interpret paintings exhibited by the Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild members. Viewers may vote for their favorite design and painting. Some paintings will be priced to sell. Refreshments will be served. $5. (225) 806-5377 or email cemoran83@gmail.com.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). 1-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • GREASE: 2 p.m., Runnels Theater for the Performing Arts, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. In advance: $12, students; $15, adults. Door: $20. (225) 751-2192.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 2 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 2 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • SEASONS SUCH AS THESE: 3 p.m., University United Methodist Church, 3350 Dalrymple Drive. Performance by the LSU A Cappella Choir. $10, general admission; $5, students, seniors and LSU faculty and staff. (225) 578-6941 or http://music.lsu.edu.
  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN: 3 p.m., Magnolia Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge Community College. Performance by New Venture Theatre to benefit the BRCC Foundation. $20. (225) 588-7576 or http://www.newventuretheatre.org.
  • AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS JOURNEY — UNCOVERED: REAL ... TO REEL: 4 p.m., Cotillion Ballroom, Smith-Brown Memorial Union, Southern University. Reception and screening of a series of documentaries by Keith Beauchamp.
  • MONDAY, FEB. 25
  • AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS JOURNEY — UNCOVERED: REAL ... TO REEL: 9 a.m., Cotillion Ballroom, Smith-Brown Memorial Union, Southern University. Screening of a series of documentaries by Keith Beauchamp. The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, 9 a.m. Other film start at 10:10 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 1:10 p.m.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • LSU SYMPHONIC WINDS: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater, LSU. (225) 578-5128 or http://music.lsu.edu.

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • BAND FEST: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St. Four local bands performing and competing to support Youth Oasis Children’s Shelter. $15; $20 with jambalaya. http://www.youthoasis.org or (225) 343-6300.
  • BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater, LSU. Performance by the LSU Symphony Orchestra with pianist Willis Delony and a talk by Jeffrey Perry, professor of music theory. $20. (225) 578-5128 or http://music.lsu.edu.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

  • BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-7 p.m., 4-H Mini Farm and Nelson Memorial Buildings, Ag Center Drive, LSU. More than 68,000 used books for sale in all genres plus CDs, DVDs and vinyl records. Proceeds benefit LSU Libraries. (225) 578-5925.
  • SESAME STREET LIVE: CAN’T STOP SINGING: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Arena. $19.50-$64.15. http://www.ticketmaster.com.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-7 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). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • EXPLORE SCIENCE — SALT VOLCANOES: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Ave. Gonzales. Second through fifth graders will lean what happens when you mix oil and water and then add salt. Register by calling (225) 647-3955.
  • EBR ALL PARISH HONOR JAZZ BANDS: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Annual jazz concert by middle and high school honor bands. $6.50. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 7 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • FACULTY LECTURE/RECITAL BY DAVID SMYTH AND MICHAEL GURT: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. With performance of Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier Sonata, Op. 106” by Gurt, after introductory remarks by Smyth.

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.
  • INDEPENDENCE PARK THEATRE: 7800 Independence Blvd. Interpret this Photo, Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild members show, until March 14. (225) 216-0660.
  • 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 and We are Aliens!, through June 30; v isual 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. 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.
  • ­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: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, dancing at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Shamrocks and Champagne luncheon at Mansur’s, 5720 Corporate Blvd.; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, supper in the gym followed by volleyball at 7:30 p.m.
  • LOCK AND KEY: http://www.lockandkeyevents.com.
  • 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.