Baton Rouge calendar for May 10, 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, MAY 10

  • 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. All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Repentance Park, between the River Center Arena and Old State Capitol. Outdoor concert featuring Hai Karate. Free. http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • HOT ART, COOL NIGHTS: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., U.S. 190 to Lobdell Boulevard and Claycut/Broussard to Main Street. Shuttle buses available. (225) 924-6437.
  • 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.
  • SWAMP NIGHT: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Theme is owls. Participants should wear long pants, socks and closed-toe shoes and bring a flashlight and insect repellent. For ages 7 and older. Registration required. $5, in-parish; $6, out-of-parish. (225) 757-8905.
  • 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.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

  • 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.
  • STAMP SHOW: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Council on Aging, 5790 Florida Blvd. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Stamp Club. Free.
  • SATURDAY ART FOR FAMILIES: 10 a.m.-11:20 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. A Mother’s Day program celebrating women found in paintings, sculptures and drawings. Participants will create a portrait of a special woman in their lives. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. Reservations now being taken. $15. (225) 766-0848.
  • 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.
  • MOTHER’S DAY STORY/CRAFT: 11 a.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Children ages 5-11 will turn paper plates and cups into a Mother’s Day flower pot hanging and listen to a story. Registration required. (225) 274-4460.
  • OPÉRA LOUISIANE: noon, Barnes and Noble, Citiplace, Corporate Blvd. Live performance. 2 p.m., story time for children. 2:30 p.m., Kids’ Intro to Opera. http://www.operalouisiane.com.
  • MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 2 p.m. and 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.
  • PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY ART SHOW RECEPTION: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. (225) 756-1150.
  • TRI-PARISH BALLET: 2 p.m., Odyssey Academy of Dance, 31342 La. 16. Dancers ages 8 and older can audition for Odette, Odile, Prince, swans, court ladies and more. Dancers should arrive 15 minutes early dressed in leotard and tights with hair in a bun. (225) 665-3414 or email triparishballet@aol.com.
  • THE RISKS WE’RE TAKING!: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Natural remedy advisor Lorenzo Murphy shares his ideas on healthy eating and lifestyle changes that help our bodies heal themselves. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.
  • CLOTHING SWAP: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Kenneth Brown Design, 342 Lafayette St. Item drop-off will take place 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Minimum of four women’s gently used or new higher end and boutique brands. Benefits the NOLA Fashion Council, and hosted by Think Twice and NOLAFC. $20, in advance; $25, day of event; 2 for $30.
  • ALL CITY TEEN POETRY SLAM FESTIVAL GRAND SLAM FINALS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam champion Denice Frohman. $15, adults; $7, students, children and seniors. http://www.manshiptheatre.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.
  • CURTAIN UP!: 7 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Concert by the Greater Baton Rouge Children’s Chorus. Free; donations welcome. Email gbrccmail@cox.net.
  • STOCK CAR RACING ON DIRT: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, 17700 Plank Road, Baker. http://www.batonrougeraceway.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

  • 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. All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-3 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Outdoor concert featuring Route 90. (225) 344-8558.
  • 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.
  • 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. Sign language interpretation performance. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.
  • SYMPHONY POPS: 6 p.m., gates open; 7:30 p.m., concert begins, LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. Featuring the vintage music of the V-Tones and the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. Bring picnic blanket. No outside beverages. Alcohol will be available for sale. $20, adults; $10, children; $55 per person for tables of eight. (225) 383-0500, ext. 100 or http://www.brso.org.

MONDAY, MAY 13

  • GULF COAST POLICE MOTORCYCLE SKILLS CHAMPIONSHIPS GOLF TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m., registration; 9 a.m., shotgun blast, Greystone Country Club, Denham Springs. Benefiting Dream Day Foundation. $100 per person. (225) 939-0972 or (225) 305-8080.
  • . TUESDAY, may 14
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • CFA BISTROS FOR A CAUSE: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Bistro Byronz, 5412 Government St. Twenty percent of dine in and 10 percent of to-go orders will be donated to the Community Fund for the Arts. Hosted by CFA members Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre and Of Moving Colors. (225) 344-8558, ext. 234.
  • AUDITIONS FOR HELLO, DOLLY!: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Chorus Room of the Performing Arts Building, the Runnels School, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The summer Runnels Theater community production. For more information, email runnelstheatre@runnels.org.
  • MID-CENTURY MODERN & COCKTAILS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., downtown. “Mad Men”-themed walking tour of downtown Baton Rouge’s mid-century modern buildings. Sponsored by the Foundation for Historical Louisiana. (225) 387-2464.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

  • GENEALOGY RECORDS: 10:30 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn to research wills and probate records. (225) 763-2283.
  • LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Richard Holloway will give a talk titled “West Baton Rouge and the U.S. Civil War.” Visitors may bring a bag lunch. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • WOMEN AND WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Pelican House, 2572 Citiplace Court. Social networking for women. Free. http://womenwinewednesday.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break: all adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • THIRD THURSDAY STORYTIME: 4 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. For children with special needs ages 5 and older. Registration required. (225) 763-2260.
  • MEMBERS RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Opening reception for Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music and An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard. (225) 389-7210.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Big Daddy T. Free.
  • 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.

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.
  • BEAD TOWN ART EXHIBIT: Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs. Exhibit of art by Stephan Wanger using old Mardi Gras beads, through June 16. (225) 667-7512.
  • 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.
  • CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK: various branches of the East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries. Celebrate by taking a photo with your favorite book, through Wednesday, May 22. Check times at individual library branches. http://www.ebrpl.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 Sunday, May 12. All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, May 15-Sept. 8. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We Are Aliens!, through June 30; visual music shows: to 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. 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 through Wednesday, May 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 exhibition, Suspensory Filaments by Santiago Pineda, through Sunday, May 12.
  • MOTHER’S DAY SHOP HOP: through Saturday, May 11, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, LSU Museum of Art, Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, USS Kidd, Louisiana State Museum, Old Governor’s Mansion and Shop at the Top: Louisiana’s State Capitol. Sales, giveaways.
  • SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 100 Lafayette St. Jeannie Frey Rhodes exhibit A Day in the Life {Version 2}, through Wednesday, 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 10, dancing at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; noon Saturday, May 11, lunch and watch the LSU baseball game, Brewbachers on Bluebonnet; 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, dinner and dancing, VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, volleyball in the gym; 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, music in the courtyard at Perkins Rowe, Perkins at Bluebonnet.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: Open dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, May 11, St. Luke’s Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Music by LA1. Dressy casual. Smoke free. Setups, snacks, door prizes. (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.