Baton Rouge area calendar for June 14, 2013

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FRIDAY, JUNE 14

  • 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.
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 10 a.m., Denham Springs/Walker Library, 8101 US 190, Denham Springs. Performance by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Free. (225) 665-8118.
  • LEAFY SPRING PRINTS: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children in second-fifth grades. (225) 622-3339.
  • PAPER PLATE MUMMY STORY/CRAFT: 10 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For ages 4 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • 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.
  • GNOMELYMPICS: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. For children in second-fifth grades. (225) 647-3955.
  • 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.
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ: 7 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer production. $20. (225) 578-6996 or http://playmakersbr.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

  • 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.
  • DADDY, DAUGHTER & SON 2 MILE RELAY: 8:30 a.m., Fourth Street between Convention Street and North Boulevard, downtown. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Area Sports Foundation. http://www.brasf.com.
  • HUMANE SOCIETY PET ADOPTION: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. (225) 924-9385.
  • 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.
  • LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Actor Jerry Leggio will talk about the history of motion pictures in Louisiana. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. (225) 763-2240.
  • BINGO: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. (225) 389-7440.
  • MARY MANHEIN: 10:30 a.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. The head of LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services will discuss her new fiction book, Floating Souls: The Canal Murders. (225) 658-1580.
  • JUNETEETH FREEDOM CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., African American History Museum, 538 South Blvd. Live entertainment, antique cars, essay contest prize and horseback rides. Free. (225) 343-4431.
  • 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.
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer production. $20. (225) 578-6996 or http://playmakersbr.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.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2560 Citiplace Court. Historian and editor Erin Greenwald will sign copies of A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a Clerk for the Company of the Indies. Free. (504) 523-4662.
  • WATER BOTTLE BLOSSOMS: 2 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Craft for teens. Registration required. (225) 658-1540
  • SMASH BOOK: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Craft for teens. Registration required. (225) 756-1140.
  • FRAMED CHALKBOARDS: 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Craft for teens. (225) 231-3740.
  • DUCT TAPE BOOK JOURNAL: 3 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Craft for teens. Registration required. (225) 924-9385
  • 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, JUNE 16

  • 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.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • THE WIZARD OF OZ: 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer production. $20. (225) 578-6996 or http://playmakersbr.org

MONDAY, JUNE 17

  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 10 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St., (225) 389-4959; 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road, (225) 274-4460.
  • ATCHAFALAYA NATIVE AMERICAN DANCES AND TRADITIONS: 10:30 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Presented by Regina Smith and Ken Dixon. (225) 354-7540.
  • PERFORMANCE BY PLAYMAKERS OF BATON ROUGE: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. (225) 622-3339.
  • DAVE JAMES, RHYMES, RHYTHM AND ROCK: 11 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St., (225) 389-7440; 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary, (225) 658-1840; 4 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker, (225) 778-5940; 6:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway, (225) 354-7540.
  • BRIDGING CULTURES: 5 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Video presentation covering a series of introductions to various facts of Islamic art and architecture. (225) 389-7450.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: 11 a.m., Mall of Louisiana. 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.
  • DAVE JAMES, RHYMES, RHYTHM AND ROCK: 1 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride, (225) 658-1540; 2 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road, (225) 262-2640; 4 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road, (225) 274-4440; 7 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., (225) 231-3740.
  • MOSAIC TILE COASTERS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Craft for teens. Registration required. (225) 658-1840.
  • TEEN BOARD GAME DAY: 4 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. (225) 354-7050.
  • TWEEN SPA DAY: 4 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.
  • 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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

  • GRASS HEADS: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. Make and take craft for kids. (225) 622-3339.
  • BINGO: 10:30 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St., (225) 354-7050; 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road, (225) 756-1140.
  • DAVE JAMES, RHYMES, RHYTHM AND ROCK: 11 a.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road, (225) 231-3240; 2 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway, (225) 924-9385; 4 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road, (225) 756-1140; 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., (225) 763-2240.
  • 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: 1 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Presented by Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Registration required. (225) 389-7560.
  • MID-SUMMER GAME DAY: 2:30 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Teens will play on the new Wii U. (225) 658-1540.
  • CARVER CROCHET & KNIT CLUB: 4 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. For teens. Limited supplies available. (225) 389-7450.
  • JUNETEENTH BOOK TAG: 4:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Decorate a book tag. (225) 354-7550.
  • WOMEN AND WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Glen’s Bar, 5110 Corporate Blvd. Networking for women. http://www.womenwinewednesday.com.
  • MIND GAMES: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Trivia for teens. (225) 647-3955.
  • THE BACKYARD ASTRONOMER: 6 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 274-4440.

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

  • 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.
  • AFTERNOON MOVIE FOR TEENS: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. (225) 763-2240.
  • ZOMBIE MINI GOLF: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. For teens. (225) 756-1170.
  • WII U RACING: 2:30 p.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. For teens. (225) 231-3240.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 274-4440.
  • BEADED EAR BUDS: 4 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Craft for teens. (225) 262-2640.
  • POEKERNAUT: 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Play POEker against the POEkerNAUT. (225) 389-7450.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. (225) 622-3339.
  • ART RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Louis Deangelo Gallery, 16645 Highland Road. Fine art, sculpture and handmade jewelry. (225) 778-7099.
  • 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.
  • QUIZ BOWL: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will compete to see who knows the most about the books in the Harry Potter Series, the Hunger Games series, The Olympians and The Hobbit. Costume contest. (225) 658-1870.
  • HOT SUMMER NIGHTS & COOL JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Featuring saxophonist Ray Moore. $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.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: 8476 Highland Road. Adoption house. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday and Sunday.
  • KRESS GALLERY: 447 Third St., Suite 200. Abstract Expressionism & Pop Art, through Monday, Aug. 12. 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. The Hunt for Treasure exhibit June 15-Sept. 15. Scott Innes: West Baton Rouge’s Own Scooby Doo, through Aug. 25. 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 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: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, music at VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, Elvis impersonator Jay Dupre, Kristenwood Center, Greenwell Springs Road, $15 in advance, $20 at the door; 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, supper and LSU baseball, Brewbachers, Bluebonnet Boulevard; and 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, steak night, music and LSU baseball, VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw.
  • 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.