Baton Rouge area calendar for June 21, 2013

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FRIDAY, JUNE 21

  • 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.
  • OPENING RECEPTION: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Reception for an exhibit of works by Meichi Lee and Scott Thomas Arthur. (225) 769-0582.
  • OLD WEST AFTERNOON: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. (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.
  • A VISIT WITH MARY MANHEIN: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Designed for teens, but free and open to anyone. (225) 647-3955.
  • HOT SUMMER NIGHTS & COOL JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Featuring Don Vappie on guitar, banjo and vocals. $20, general admission; $15, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $10, LSU students. (225) 578-6941.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

  • GIANT RUMMAGE SALE: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Bake sale items, hot dogs, drinks and chips also for sale. All major credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit New Venture Theatre. http://www.newventuretheatre.com.
  • 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.
  • ANNUAL CHEF OF BR USED CURRICULUM SALE: 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Goodwood Baptist Chuch Fellowship Hall, 9755 Goodwood Blvd. $2 per adult. Email chefbooksale@gmail.com.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • CAR RACING: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, 17700 Plank Road, Baker. Stock car racing on dirt. (225) 774-4524 or http://www.batonrougeraceway.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

  • 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.
  • PET ADOPTION DAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tractor Supply Store, 10011 Zachary Deer Ford Road, Zachary. Two adoption centers with kittens, puppies and dogs. Food and drinks available.
  • 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.
  • 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

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • JULIE KANE: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. The Louisiana Poet Laureate will discuss her poetry. Call to reserve a seat. (225) 647-3955.
  • 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.
  • PAINTING AND PINOT FUNDRAISER: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 7248 Perkins Road. Guests will create a flower tree painting. Snacks, paint, canvas and brushes provided. Proceeds benefit The Red Shoes. $35. (225) 338-1170.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

  • ART RECEPTION: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Reception for Rhythm and Hues, exhibition of works by members of Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 25. (225) 342-0500.
  • 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.
  • LES MISERABLES: Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Pay-what-you-can performance. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.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.
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive, (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org. Under the Influence, group show, through Thursday, June 27.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Works by Meichi Lee and Scott Thomas Arthur, through July 22. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. (225) 769-0582.
  • 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.
  • JOIE PETITE DESIGNS: 4257 Church St., Suite 104, Zachary. Art gallery, art school and art studio. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. http://www.joiepetitedesigns.com or (225) 570-8323.
  • 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.
  • LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM: 4560 Essen Lane. Once Upon a Bayou, works by Chestee Harrington, Saturday, June 22-Friday, Aug. 2. (225) 765-2437.
  • OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Rhythm and Hues, exhibition of works by members of Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 25. (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 through 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: 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, dancing, VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw, followed by supper at Bass Pro Shops in Denham Springs at 6 p.m.; 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, steak night and music at the VFW Hall 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 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.