Baton Rouge calendar for March 29, 2013

Photo provided -- Local band Stormy will perform for Rock n Rowe Thursdays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 4 in the Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet Boulevard at Perkins Road. The concert is free. Show caption
Photo provided -- Local band Stormy will perform for Rock n Rowe Thursdays 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 4 in the Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet Boulevard at Perkins Road. The concert is free.

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 29

  • 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.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

  • 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.
  • BATON ROUGE KIDNEY WALK: 8 a.m., registration; 9:30 a.m., walk begins, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Perkins Road. Food, Easter egg hunt, activities. http://www.kidneywalk.org or (504) 861-4500.
  • 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.
  • CAT SHOW: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Sponsored by the Greater Baton Rouge Cat Club. Two hundred twenty-five cats from all over the country will compete in seven different rings throughout the day. Rescue groups will be on hand with cats and kittens for adoption. $5, adults; $3, seniors and children; free, children 11 and younger. (225) 291-7733.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., PetSmart, Airline Highway, Gonzales. http://lfldr.com.
  • 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.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimals
    br.org.
  • EASTER PARADE: noon, Rosenwald Road to Scenic Highway, Curtis St., Somerset, Fairchild and ending on Rosenwald. Easter basket and clothes giveaway following the parade in the Alexis Hall parking lot, 6890 Plank Road. (225) 356-6149.
  • YOUTH CREATIVITY DAY: 1-3:30 p.m., River Region Art Center, 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales. Children will make art projects while adults can shop at the open air market. Public reception for the Youth Art Exhibition inside the building at 3:30 p.m. (225) 235-0070 or http://www.facebook.com/riverregionart
    association.
  • 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.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

  • 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. http://www.friendsoftheanimals
    br.org.
  • 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.

MONDAY, APRIL 1

  • REFLECTIONS IN THE GARDEN: noon-1 p.m., Burden Conference Center, 4560 Essen Lane. “Monet Garden” presented by Sandra Patrick. Bring a lunch; drinks provided. $10; free for BHS members. (225) 763-3990 or http://www.burdenhorticulturalsociety.com.
  • TUESDAY, APRIL 2
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LAMAR FAMILY CHAMBER SERIES: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players. $25. (225) 383-0500, ext. 100, or http://www.brso.org.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Stormy. Free.
  • RIDERS IN THE SKY: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $60. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.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.baton
    rougebikeclub.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.
  • ARTS COUNCIL COMMUNITY GALLERY: Second floor, 427 Laurel St. Wanderings: Recent work by the Tripode — Beverly Coates, Toni Goss and Dede Lusk, through April 19. http://www.artsbr.org or (225) 344-8558.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. The Ideas of Art, through April 15. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
  • 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 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; 1-5 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. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.
  • LSU SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE: Skip Bertman Drive, LSU. Animals in Art exhibit will be on display in the library through April 21. A portion of art sales benefits the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Free. Email artshow@vetmed.lsu.edu or http://www.vetmed.lsu.edu.
  • ­WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbaton
    rougemuseum.com
    . “Heros,” photographs by Steven Schapiro April 2 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: 7 p.m., April 17, Singles Trivia Night, Capital City Grill, 3535 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Come meet other local singles and have great conversations. Free. Visit http://www.meetup.com/baton_rouge
    _singles for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 7 p.m., Saturday March 30, dancing to Irma Thomas at the Atrium downtown; 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, steak night, VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, volleyball in the gym; 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, music at Perkins Rowe in the courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174. (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.