Baton Rouge calendar for May 3, 2013

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FRIDAY, MAY 3

  • 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.
  • HAPPY 125TH BIRTHDAY, BAKER: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Baker City Hall Park, 3325 Groom Road, Baker. Music, tailgating, car and bike show and kids’ activities. Bring ice chest and lawn chairs.
  • LIVE AFTER 5: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Repentance Park, between the River Center Arena and Old State Capitol. Outdoor concert featuring U4ria. Free. http://www.downtownbatonrouge.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.
  • POTPOURRI - THE SOUNDS OF SPRING: 7 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. The Southern University Music Department’s spring concert fundraiser. $15. Tickets are available at the door. (225) 771-4925 or (225) 771-3528
  • JITNEY: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. The second production in UpStage Theatre’s 2013 “Shaping Images of Ourselves” season. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.
  • ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • OUTWORKS — A FESTIVAL OF NEW LGBTQ PLAYS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. Not appropriate for young viewers. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.
  • USA MIXED MARTIAL ARTS STACKED 3: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. For tickets, call (800) 745-3000.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET AND ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. Arts market features 60 artists. Advocate columnist Smiley Anders will sign his latest book Smiley: A Laughing Matter from 9 a.m.-noon. (225) 267-5060.
  • GIRLS ON THE RUN 5K: 9 a.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Music, games, food and fun. Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Greater Baton Rouge scholarship fund. $30. http://www.girlsontherungbr.org.
  • SPANISH TOWN WALKING TOUR: 9:15 a.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Dressed comfortably; walk lasts 60-90 minutes. Free.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., PetSmart, Airline Highway, Gonzales. National PetSmart Charities Weekend Event. http://lfldr.com.
  • DORA THE EXPLORER MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Main Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Stories, games and making a present for mom. Pre-registration required. (225) 647-3955.
  • 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.
  • FLOWER GARDEN STORY/CRAFT: 10:30 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Children will read The Flower Pot by Eve Bunting and decorate their own flower pot to take home. (225) 354-7560.
  • 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.
  • GREAT HULA HOOP CONTEST REPEAT!: 11 a.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Children ages 7-11 are invited to participate. Registration required. (225) 274-4460.
  • 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.
  • ARTISTS’ OPENING RECEPTION: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Opening reception for Sur le Papier, an exhibit of works on paper by gallery artists. Restaurant IPO-On the Go food truck will offer brunch and the gallery will provide mimosas and coffee. (225) 769-0582.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-4 p.m., PetSmart, Gonzales and PetSmart Seigen and noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org or (225) 636-2680.
  • VIEWING & DOING ART: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Children ages 6-12 can visit the art gallery, discuss the works currently on view and then do a hands-on art project. Sign in begins in the atrium at 10 a.m. until all spaces are filled. http://www.lasm.org.
  • CRAWFISH BOIL BENEFIT FUNDRAISER: 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Music, food, silent auction, beer and wine. Proceeds benefit the LSU Performing Arts Academy. $50, adults; $10, children 17 and younger. (225) 578-3230 or email performingarts@lsu.edu.
  • MURDER ON FALSE RIVER: 1:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Martha Gabour Manuel will present excerpts from her crime thriller novel. Registration required. (225) 274-4440.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 1:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Joseph G. Dorsey II presents his memoir of cross-country travel “Philmont: Journey of a Boy Scout Troop.” (225) 354-7540.
  • MOTHER-DAUGHTER TEA: 2 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Registration required. (225) 658-1540.
  • BIRD ORNAMENT: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Children will listen to Mother’s Day stories and make a special bird ornament for their mother. Registration required. (225) 763-2260.
  • CONTRA & SQUARE DANCE: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, Highland Road and Dalrymple Drive. Basics for beginners at 4:30 p.m. No dance experience needed. Come with or without a partner. Families welcome. Fragrance free. $5. (225) 803-9194.
  • ART RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery, first floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Reception for MFA thesis exhibition, Meichi Lee-Color Journal and Andy Brown — Interiors Imagined and Remembered on view through Sunday, May 5. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180.
  • FUR BALL: 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, 4728 Constitution Ave. Live entertainment by the Doc Holliday Band, silent auction, Petz Plaza pet spa and red carpet photos of you with your pet. Proceeds benefit Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge. Pet tickets must be purchased before the event. http://furballbr.org or (225) 381-7117.
  • 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.
  • JITNEY: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. The second production in UpStage Theatre’s 2013 “Shaping Images of Ourselves” season. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.
  • ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.
  • TNA IMPACT WRESTLING: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. $20 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
  • OUTWORKS — A FESTIVAL OF NEW LGBTQ PLAYS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. Not appropriate for young viewers. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • CINCO DE MEOW BOWLING TOURNAMENT: 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Circle Bowl, 8878 Florida Blvd. Proceeds benefit the cats of Cat Haven. http://www.cathaven.org or (225) 636-2680.
  • CAJUN SPRINT CARS: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, 17700 Plank Road, Baker. Stock car racing on dirt. (225) 774-4524 or http://www.batonrougeraceway.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

  • 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. National PetSmart Charities Weekend Event. http://lfldr.com.
  • CINCO DE MAYO FEST: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 7800 Independence Blvd. Music, food, children’s activities. Sponsored by LaCare Louisiana.
  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-3 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Outdoor concert featuring Captain Green. (225) 344-8558.
  • A PASTICHE OF GARDEN STYLES: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Spring garden tour. $20. http://www.lsu.edu/hilltop or (225) 767-6916.
  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Gallery Talk, Discover the Collection: France vs. Spain, 2 p.m., fifth floor. Free.
  • FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free admission to the galleries and reduced admission to planetarium shows. http://www.lasm.org.
  • RED STICK HIBISCUS ASSOCIATION SHOW AND SALE: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., 4-H Mini Farm Building, Highland Road, LSU.
  • JITNEY: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. The second production in UpStage Theatre’s 2013 “Shaping Images of Ourselves” season. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.
  • MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.
  • ALL THE KING’S MEN: 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • OUTWORKS — A FESTIVAL OF NEW LGBTQ PLAYS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. Not appropriate for young viewers. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • LOUISIANA YOUTH ORCHESTRAS CONCERT: 3 p.m., Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, Baton Rouge Community College. Free. http://www.brso.org.
  • CIRCLE OF LOVE: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. An original stage play about relationships. Recreation ministry fundraiser. $25. Tickets may be purchased at the Family Life Center and at the door. (225) 774-9100.
  • SOUNDS OF COMMUNITY CONCERT: 4 p.m., Broadmoor Baptist Church, 9755 Goodwood Ave. Featuring “Waging Peace” by composer Robert Kyr. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. Free. A free-will offering will be received. (225) 267-5600 or http://www.ifedgbr.com.

MONDAY, MAY 6

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • REFLECTIONS IN THE GARDEN: noon-1 p.m., Burden Conference Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Kyle Huffstickler will discuss “From Garden to Kitchen.” Bring a lunch; drinks provided. $10; free, BHS members. (225) 763-3990.

TUESDAY, MAY 7

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • WII U GAME DAY: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. Teens will play games on the Wii U. Light snacks will be served. (225) 778-5960.
  • CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: 4 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Take a photo with your favorite book. Digital copies will be made. (225) 274-4460.
  • MURAL MANIA PART II: 4 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will help design and create murals to hang in the branch’s west gallery. Light snacks will be provided. (225) 658-1870.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • ZACHARY TEEN COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Discuss future teen programming. Light snacks will be provided. (225) 658-1870.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • MOTHER’S DAY PHOTO FRAME MAGNET STORYTIME AND CRAFT: 1 p.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Children will read Max and the Dumb Flower Picture by Martha G. Alexander and create a Mother’s Day photo frame magnet. Registration required. (225) 389-4959.
  • SECOND LINE JAZZ FUNERAL: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • CHAPTER BOOK CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Children ages 8-11 will take turns reading aloud from the first chapters of the book Lanie’s Real Adventures by Jane Kurz. Registration required. (225) 924-9386.
  • ART AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. A guided tour of the new exhibition Rhythm and Improvisation: John T. Scott and his Legacy by Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd. Discussion, giveaways and buffet provided by Capital City Grill. $7, nonmembers; $5, students; free, members. http://www.lasm.org.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Carbon Copy. Free.
  • LOUISIANA FISHING-BASICS AND EQUIPMENT: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1150
  • MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

UPCOMING

  • MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. Reservations now being taken. $15. (225) 766-0848

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.
  • BEAUREGARD GALLERY AND BISTRO: 715 Europe St. Exhibit of paintings by members of the Associated Women in the Arts, through May 18. Hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment at (225) 383-1932. http://www.associatedwomeninthearts.com.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Sur le Papier, an exhibit of works on paper by gallery artists on view through May. (225) 769-0582.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & his Legacy, through July 14. Animal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection, through May 12. 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 FOSTER GALLERY: 111 Foster Hall, LSU. (225) 578-5402. Now and Then, an exhibition of new paintings by Scott Thomas Arthur, through Friday, May 3.
  • 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. 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 RAPTOR REHABILITATION CENTER: Skip Bertman Drive, LSU. MFA thesis exhibition A Captive Audience by Holley Shinn on view May 8-15. Email hshinn1@lsu.edu.
  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART GLASSELL GALLERY: first floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday and noon-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. MFA thesis exhibitions, Meichi Lee-Color Journal and Andy Brown — Interiors Imagined and Remembered, through Friday, May 5. MFA thesis exhibition, Suspensory Filaments by Santiago Pineda, May 8-12.
  • SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 100 Lafayette St. Jeannie Frey Rhodes exhibit A Day in the Life {Version 2}, through May 22.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Heroes, Photographs by Steve Schapiro, 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: Visit http://www.meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, Cinco De Mayo celebration and dancing, Caliente Mexican Craving, West Lee Drive; 2:30 p.m. Saturday May 4, crawfish boil, call (225) 405-7862 for details; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, volleyball in the gym; and 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9, music in the courtyard at Perkins Rowe, Perkins Road at Bluebonnet Boulevard.
  • TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at t he Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.