Baton Rouge area calendar for July 12, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 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.
  • FOX MASK STORY/CRAFT: 10 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For ages 4 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. 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.
  • THE DANCE ON WIDOW’S ROW: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or upstagetheatre.biz.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

  • 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.
  • ORCHID SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 3790 Independence Blvd. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Orchid Society. Free. (225) 317-0933.
  • LSU STORYTELLING FESTIVAL AND SATURDAY ART FOR FAMILIES: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., storytelling and 2 p.m., Arts for Families, LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. LSU Library and Information Science and Education students will present traditional folk tales from around the world and Betsey Braud will give a musical demonstration for Arts for Families. Free. (225) 389-7200.
  • 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. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • ADOPTION EVENT: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hooters, Bass Pro Shopping Center, Denham Springs. Sponsored by the SPCA of Livingston. livingstonspca.com
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. caaws.org
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. 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 included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
  • CHESS AND CHECKERS: 2 p.m., Zachary Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For ages 6 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • MEET THE BONE LADY: 2 p.m., Zachary Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Mary Manhein will talk to teens about forensic anthropology and her novel, The Canal Murders. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. (225) 658-1870.
  • WOMEN OF WORLD WAR II: 2 p.m., Jones Creek Regional BranchLibrary, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presentation by the Women Veterans of Louisiana. (225) 756-1150.
  • T-REX STORY/CRAFT: 2 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For children ages 6-11. (225) 924-9385.
  • LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • SATURDAY AFTERNOON MOVIE: 3 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. (225) 354-7580.
  • 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.
  • SIR SWAMIJI: 6:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theater, LSU. Free. yogasangeeta.com.
  • THE DANCE ON WIDOW’S ROW: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or upstagetheatre.biz.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 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.
  • ORCHID SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 3790 Independence Blvd. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Orchid Society. Free. (225) 317-0933.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
  • LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or brlt.org
  • DAMN YANKEES: 2 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • THE DANCE ON WIDOW’S ROW: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or upstagetheatre.biz.

MONDAY, JULY 15

SWAN LAKE: 10 A.M., GREENWELL SPRINGS REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY, 11300 GREENWELL SPRINGS ROAD, AND 1 P.M., RIVER CENTER BRANCH LIBRARY. PERFORMANCE BY THE TRI-PARISH BALLET. FREE. (225) 665-3414.

  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. (225) 658-1840.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker, and 2 p.m., Central Library, 11260 Joor Road. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • GEODE STORY/CRAFT: 10:30 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. For ages 8-11. (225) 354-7560.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • SUPER SUDS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will make soap. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1860.
  • BOOK BUNCH: 4:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Children ages 7-11 will discuss their favorite and least favorite books of the season. Refreshments will be served. (225) 658-1860.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. (225) 763-2240.
  • 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 COUNCIL: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will play, plan and eat. New members welcome. (225) 658-1870.
  • STITCHER MIXER: 7 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. All ages and skill levels will learn how to knit a ribbed scarf. Bring a pair of 9, 10 or 11 needles and a ball of worsted or bulky yarn. (225) 231-3740.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.; 1 p.m., Fairwood Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway, and 3 p.m., Jones Creek Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • ORANGE BIRDFEEDER STORY/CRAFT: 10 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. For children ages 3 and older. (225) 389-4967.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • LEARN HOW TO MAKE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS: noon, River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. (225) 389-4967.
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 274-4440.
  • CREATE A TERRARIUM STORY/CRAFT: 2:30 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. For children ages 5-10. (225) 658-1540.
  • WOW WEDDING TOUR: 5 p.m., cocktail hour; 6 p.m.-8 p.m., bridal show, Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. outoftheboxbridal.com
  • WOMEN AND WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Niche Bar and Grill, 6606 Siegen Lane. Business and social network for women. womenwinewednesday.com
  • STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER FAMILY NIGHT BINGO: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Wear red white and blue to play bingo. Registration required. (225) 756-1150.
  • SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by the Zydeco Posse of New Orleans. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. stjamesbr.org

THURSDAY, JULY 18

  • BIRDS OF PREY: 10 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Presentation by Javier Nevarez from the LSU Raptor Rehabilitation Center. For ages 4 and older. Group registration required. (225) 389-4967.
  • SWAN LAKE: 10:30 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., and 1 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • BATON ROUGE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. (225) 756-1140.
  • DISNEY DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION: 2:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. For ages 6-11. (225) 354-7560.
  • 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.
  • HERITAGE LECTURE: 6 p.m., refreshments; 6:30 p.m., presentation, Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Michael Desmond will discuss his book The Architecture of LSU. Books will be available for sale and signing. Sponsored by the Foundation for Historical Louisiana. $10; free, FHL members. (225) 387-2464.
  • HERITAGE TALK: 6 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. A special program on “Preserving the Heritage: Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana-Spirit of the Atchafalaya.” Cajun music presentation by Calvin LeBlanc. Free. (225) 342-5428.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org. Les Miserables: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.

OUTDOORS

  • BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): bramba.org
  • BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: 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 bayouhaystackers.com.
  • BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or 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

  • ANN CONNELLY FINE ART GALLERY: 4221 Perkins Road. Featured artists for July: Benjamin Diller and Donna West. (225) 927-7676.
  • 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 batonrougegallery.org. Work by gallery members Frankie Gould, April Hammock, Ross Jahnke and Tom Richard, through Aug. 1.
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Cure for the Summertime Blues show and sale of original art of the Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 10. (225) 924-6437.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Works by Meichi Lee and Scott Thomas Arthur, through Monday, 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-Friday and 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
  • 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. 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. 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. For planetarium show 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 Sunday, 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, through 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.
  • OSHNER MEDICAL CENTER: 17000 Medical Center Drive. The Tom Wallace Art Wall features Going Solo, Again by Bonnie Smith Williams, Tuesday, July 16-Sept. 30.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or westbatonrougemuseum.com. The Hunt for Treasure!, through Sept. 15. Scott Innes: West Baton Rouge’s Own Scooby Doo, through Aug. 25. Paintings by Mary Anne Pecot. Louisiana Bicentennial quilt on display through Sunday, July 14. 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 meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, dancing to LA 1 Band at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, steak night and music at the VFW Hall.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174. Open dance, 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, July 13, St. Luke’s Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Dressy casual. Smoke free. Setups, snacks and door prizes. $15. (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.