Baton Rouge area calendar for June 7, 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, JUNE 7

  • 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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.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, JUNE 8

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. Advocate columnist Smiley Anders will sign copies of his book Smiley! A Laughing Matter from 9 a.m.-noon. (225) 267-5060.
  • EDDIE ROBINSON SR. FOUNDATION FOOTBALL CAMP: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., McKinley High School, 800 E. McKinley St. Instruction and training provided to youth by professional coaches and NFL players. T-shirts and refreshments provided. (225) 389-5140.
  • 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.
  • ART FOR FAMILIES — COLLAGE: 10 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Artist Holly Barker will lead a workshop inspired by the art of Edward Pramuk. For children and families of all ages. Free. (225) 389-7200.
  • ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY KIDZ DAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 12320 La. 44, Suite 2A, Gonzales. Face painting, snowballs, popcorn, dunking booth, balloon animals.
  • 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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. 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.
  • YELP! REUNION: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Petz Plaza, 8380 Jefferson Highway. Silent auction, photos, balloons, face painting, hot dogs, bake sale, snowballs and dog adoptions. Proceeds benefit Yelp. http://www.facebook.com/yelpbr.
  • BLACK & WHITE POP UP SHOP: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., The Famous Theater, 100 France St. Featuring shopping, music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. (225) 806-4201.
  • 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.
  • IGHT AT THE LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Silent auction, entertainment, live music with Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band. Food, wine and beer. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Louisiana State Museum. $40, advance; $50, door; $35, LSM Friends members. (225) 342-5428.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

  • 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. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • 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.
  • SOUL’D OUT SUNDAYS: 6 p.m., workshop; 7 p.m., show, Gallery Bohemia, 3774 Government St. Presenting two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Champion Ed Mabrey. Workshop, $5; show, $10; both, $12. (225) 333-2055.

MONDAY, JUNE 10

  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 2:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. (225) 658-1870.
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 10 a.m., River Center Library, 120 St. Louis St., (225) 389-4967; 1 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road, (225) 262-2260. Performance by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Free.
  • MAKE AND TAKE CRAFTS: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. (225) 647-3955.
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Fairwood Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Science experiments for children and families. Registration required. (225) 924-9387.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

  • DISCOVERY DOME: 10 a.m., Fairwood Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Presented by Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Registration required. (225) 924-9387.
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 10 a.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker, 1 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Performance by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Free.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Science experiments for children and families. Registration required. (225) 389-7460.
  • RECYCLED PLASTIC BOTTLE EARRINGS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For teens. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.
  • CALAVERAS PAINTING: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Teens will paint skulls. (225) 647-3955.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.
  • ZACHARY TEEN COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. New members in eighth grade and higher welcome. (225) 658-1870.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • DISCOVERY DOME: 11 a.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Presented by Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Registration required. (225) 262-2260.
  • RIVER CITY JAZZ MASTERS: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour Salutes Ray Brown featuring Christian McBride, Benny Green and Greg Hutchinson. $25-$45. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

  • DISCOVERY DOME: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Presented by Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Registration required. (225) 763-2260.
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Science experiments for children and families. Registration required. (225) 354-7060.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Adults cats $10 until 90 homes are found. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.
  • RAPPIN’ EAR BUDS: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. Teens will personalize ear buds. Materials provided. (225) 778-5960.
  • BATON ROUGE BLUES PROJECT RECEPTION: 6 p.m, Fifth Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Live music in the galleries with Herman Jackson and a discussion of jazz history. (225) 389-7200.
  • FORT BUTLER UNCOVERED: 6 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Andrew Capone presents a lecture and slide show about historic Fort Butler in Donaldsonville. Free. (225) 342-5428.
  • HERITAGE LECTURE: 6 p.m., refreshments; 6:30 p.m., presentation, Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Vincent P. Caire will discuss and sign his book Louisiana Aviation-An Extraordinary History in Photographs. (225) 387-2464.
  • TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.
  • TEEN NIGHT-ZACHARY’S GOT TALENT: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Act, sing, dance, do poetry or just go and enjoy the show. (225) 658-1870.
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ: 7 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer production. Pay what you can performance. (225) 578-6996 or http://playmakersbr.org.
  • HOT SUMMER NIGHTS & COOL JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, School of Music Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Featuring the Hot Summer Nights Quartet and guest artist Hilary Kole. $20, general admission; $15, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $10, LSU students. (225) 578-6941.

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, (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org. Under the Influence, group show, through Thursday, June 27.
  • BEAD TOWN ART EXHIBIT: Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs. Exhibit of art by Stephan Wanger using recycled Mardi Gras beads, through Sunday, June 16. (225) 667-7512.
  • KRESS GALLERY: 447 Third St., Suite 200. Abstract Expressionism & Pop Art, opening with reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Show runs through Monday, Aug. 12, and features work by gallery artists Andrew Robertson, Jacob Zumo, Taufeeq Muhammad and Christopher Turner. Free. http://www.kressgallerybr.com.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & His Legacy, through Sunday, July 14. All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, through Sept. 8. 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 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music and An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard, through Sunday, July 14. New Acquisitions: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection, through Dec. 29. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.
  • MANSHIP THEATRE GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. BIG WORLD, featuring collaged photographs by David Carlysle Humphreys, through Monday, June 17. Presented by Ann Connelly Fine Art.
  • OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Rhythm and Hues, exhibition of works by members of Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 5. (225) 342-0500.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Heroes: Photographs by Steve Schapiro, through Sunday, June 9. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free. Also, free admission for active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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. Saturday, June 8, Cajun dance at the UT hall on Florida Boulevard, $10; 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, steak night and music at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, co-ed volleyball in the gym.
  • 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.