Baton Rouge Calendar for March 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, MARCH 8

  • TRASH AND TREASURE SALE: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 14740 Plank Road. Furniture, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, housewares, appliances for sale. Sponsored by The Inner Wheel of Baton Rouge. Proceeds benefit Brave Heart, St. Vincent de Paul and Mary Bird Cancer Center among other charities. Visit the Trash and Treasure Sale of Baton Rouge Facebook page to donate or for more information.
  • 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. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • BRUSH WITH BURDEN ART SHOW: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Burden Orangerie, 4560 Essen Lane. Juried art competition with more than 100 pieces of original art by Louisiana and other Southern artists. Free.
  • LENTEN GUMBO LUNCHES: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Bishops Hall, corner of Florida and North Fourth streets. 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.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 3 p.m., Hill Library, LSU. Fredya Anderson Rivers, author of Swallowed Tears, will sign copies of her book.
  • SEAFOOD SUPPER: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Academy, 3014 Broussard St. Take-outs are available by the plate or bring your own pot. Meal includes seafood etouffee, salad and bread. Proceeds benefit the athletic department. $7. (225) 388-2290.
  • 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.
  • EXTENSIONS: 7 p.m., 4569 North Blvd., Suite 101. Performance by the Artz Performance Academy. A portion of the proceeds benefits Baton Rouge AIDS Society. http://www.theartzpa.com or email theartzperformanceacademy@gmail.com.
  • AMADEUS: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • MARC BROUSSARD WITH DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $55. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • ADVANCE AUTO PARTS MONSTER JAM: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. Adults, $29.50-$44.80; children 2-12, $10.65-$44.80. Kids “supervalue” seats available for $5 in advance. http://www.MonsterJam.com or http://www.TicketMaster.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

  • 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.
  • 36TH ANNUAL HABITAT HOME AND GARDEN SHOW: 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. More than 200 exhibitors and educational seminars on products and services for building or remodeling a home; celebrity chefs; 5 p.m. wine tasting. $8, adults; $3, children 6-12; free, children under 6. No strollers allowed on showcase floor.
  • 11TH ANNUAL BATON ROUGE SPRING GARDEN SHOW: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., John M. Parker Coliseum, Highland Road, LSU. Plants and yard, garden and patio related merchandise. (225) 578-2222.
  • STORYTIME AT BURDEN: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Burden Center, Essen Lane. For children 3-8. This month’s book is The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. Also, craft project and mobile playground. Presented by the LSU AgCenter and the Junior League of Baton Rouge. (225) 578-3921.
  • RIVERDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY SPRING CRAFT FAIR: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 14149 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Free food from Outback Steakhouse, free drinks from Community Coffee, door prizes, more than 60 local vendors. Jambalaya and pastalaya dinners. Free admission. http://www.rcacraftfair.com.
  • SCHOOL EXPO: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Pius X Church, Sarto Hall, 6380 Hooper Road. Showcase of schools, information, resources for parents and community leaders. Sponsored by the Louisiana Black Alliance for Education Options. Free.
  • 7TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA STATE AND REGIONAL CHILI COOK-OFF: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., next to John M. Parker Coliseum, LSU. Food, fun and entertainment. Chili cook-off benefits Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. (225) 806-9306
  • TRASH AND TREASURE SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 14740 Plank Road. Furniture, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, housewares, appliances for sale. Sponsored by The Inner Wheel of Baton Rouge. Proceeds benefit Brave Heart, St. Vincent de Paul and Mary Bird Cancer Center among other charities. Visit the Trash and Treasure Sale of Baton Rouge Facebook page to donate or for more information.
  • 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.
  • SATURDAY ART FOR FAMILIES: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Families can explore creatures in the Museum’s collection and create a magical animal sculpture using unusual materials. Free. http://www.lsu.edu/lsumoa or (225) 389-7200.
  • BASF 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. http://www.lasm.org.
  • BRUSH WITH BURDEN ART SHOW: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Burden Orangerie, 4560 Essen Lane. Juried art competition with more than 100 pieces of original art by Louisiana and other Southern artists. Free.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. 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.
  • ADVANCE AUTO PARTS MONSTER JAM: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. Pit party, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults, $29.50-$44.80; children 2-12, $10.65-$44.80. Kids “supervalue” seats available for $5 in advance. http://www.MonsterJam.com or http://www.TicketMaster.com.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 2:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Scotlandville branch, 7373 Scenic Highway. Fredya Anderson Rivers, author of Swallowed Tears, will sign copies of her book.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.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.
  • PARMIGIANO REGGIANO WHEEL CRACKING: 2 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 7529 Corporate Blvd. Whole Foods Market Louisiana Stores will join other locations across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to reclaim the Parmigiano Reggiano wheel cracking record. Activities, music and samples. Free. (225) 218-0452.
  • CHESS & CHECKERS @ ZACHARY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Program for teens. (225) 658-1870.
  • 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.
  • EXTENSIONS: 7 p.m., 4569 North Blvd., Suite 101. Performance by the Artz Performance Academy. A portion of the proceeds benefits Baton Rouge AIDS Society. http://www.theartzpa.com or email theartzperformanceacademy@gmail.com.
  • AMADEUS: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

  • 11TH ANNUAL BATON ROUGE SPRING GARDEN SHOW: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., John M. Parker Coliseum, Highland Road, LSU. Plants and yard, garden and patio related merchandise. (225) 578-2222
  • 36TH ANNUAL HABITAT HOME AND GARDEN SHOW: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. More than 200 exhibitors and educational seminars on products and services for building or remodeling a home; celebrity chefs; 5 p.m. wine tasting. $8, adults; $3, children 6-12; free, children under 6. No strollers allowed on showcase floor.
  • 4TH ANNUAL BATON ROUGE SPRING CAR SHOW: registration, 9 a.m.-noon, next to John M. Parker Coliseum, Highland Road, LSU. All models and years welcome. Proceeds benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Entry fee, $25. (225) 261-5708
  • 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.
  • 7TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA STATE AND REGIONAL CHILI COOK-OFF: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., next to John M. Parker Coliseum, LSU. Food, fun and entertainment. Chili cook-off benefits Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. (225) 806-9306
  • TRASH AND TREASURE SALE: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 14740 Plank Road. Furniture, collectibles, clothing, jewelry, housewares, appliances for sale. Sponsored by The Inner Wheel of Baton Rouge. Proceeds benefit Brave Heart, St. Vincent de Paul and Mary Bird Cancer Center among other charities. Visit the Trash and Treasure Sale of Baton Rouge Facebook page to donate or for more information.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter.http://www.caabr.org.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: Noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • BRUSH WITH BURDEN ART SHOW: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Burden Orangerie, 4560 Essen Lane. Juried art competition with more than 100 pieces of original art by Louisiana and other Southern artists. Free.
  • BASF 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. http://www.lasm.org.
  • LET’S GO BOWLING: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Circle Bowl, 8878 Florida Blvd. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Pre-register to reserve the lanes. Shirts will be available for purchase. $25 per person includes shoes and soft drink; $100 per lane of five bowlers. (225) 200-3561 or email melvinabbott@juno.com.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace Production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • SKIPPYJON JONES: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Based on the children’s book. $15. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • GALLERY TALK: 2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Peter Shire will discuss his exhibit Practically Absurd. Free with Museum admission. http://www.lsu.edu/lsumoa or (225) 389-7200.
  • AMADEUS: 2 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jambalaya Park, 1015 E. Cornerview, Gonzales. Featuring 90 Degrees West. Free. http://www.gonzalesla.com.
  • 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.
  • MUSIC SHELTERS THE SOUL: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. Benefit concert for the Baton Rouge Food Bank featuring soprano Tiffany Bostic Brown and bass Terrance Brown. Free. Donations benefit the Food Bank. (225) 383-4777 or http://www.firstmethodist.org.
  • EXTENSIONS: 7 p.m., 4569 North Blvd., Suite 101. Performance by the Artz Performance Academy. A portion of the proceeds benefits Baton Rouge AIDS Society. http://www.theartzpa.com or email theartzperformanceacademy@gmail.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 11

  • CASA GOLF BENEFIT: University Club Golf Course. For more information, call (225) 344-6052 or email ldsmith@terracon.com.
  • LSU CINEMA FOR THE EARS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., New Band Hall, off Highland Road, LSU. Concert of electroacoustic music. Free. (225) 578-5128 or http://music.lsu.edu.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • ZACHARY TEEN COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Business meeting followed by game time. Open to ages 13 and older. Refreshments will be served. (225) 658-1870.
  • ORGAN RECITAL: 7 p.m., St. Aloysius Church, 2025 Stuart Ave. Samuel Liègeon, young artist in residence at St. Louis Cathedral, will perform a recital titled “Led by the Spirit.” Free. (225) 343-6657.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Darlymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace Production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • DANÚ: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $40-$65. Authentic Irish music. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LUNCHTIME LAGNIAPPE: noon, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Curator Polly Rolman-Smith will give a lecture titled “Louisiana’s Contributions to Advancements in Medicine.” Bring your own lunch. Free. (225) 219-0726.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet Boulevard. with music by The Business. Free.
  • PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville (225) 622-3339 and Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales (225) 647-3955. Children ages 7 and younger will listen to Easter stories and make a paper cup chick.
  • AMADEUS: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • DEREK’S SONG-HERE’S TO LIFE: 7 p.m., Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, 5310 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge Community College. A program by Debbie Allen celebrating the life of Derek Gordon, late executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. $20. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 7 p.m., Baptist Collegiate Ministry Center, 3800 Highland Road. All proceeds benefit students doing mission work around the globe. $10; $5, students. http://www.lsubcm.org/fiddler.html or (225) 343-0408.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • BATON ROUGE BALLET THEATRE SPRING CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts. $30-$35; $20, groups of 10 or more. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (225) 766-8379.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace Production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • 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.
    • 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 Saturday, 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; visual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome. For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.
    • LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. Louisiana Watercolor Society’s Spring Member Show on display through March 28. http://www.louisianawatercolorsociety.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. 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.
    • 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/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.
    • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, music and dancing at VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6 p.m. Saturday, March 9, dinner at the Red Lobster near Mall of Louisiana; 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, supper in the gym followed by co-ed volleyball at 7:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, music in the courtyard at Perkins Rowe on Bluebonnet Boulevard.
    • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174. Open dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, March 16, St. Luke Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Music by Nightfall. Dressy casual. Smoke free. Setups, snacks, door prizes. $15. (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.