Baton Rouge calendar for July 19, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 19

  • 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: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • CAAWS AT THE PARK: 6:30-8 p.m., BREC Raising Cane’s Dog Park, Forest Park Community Center, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Free lemonade.
  • 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.
  • ART MELT PREVIEW PARTY AND AWARDS CEREMONY: 7 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. 4th St. Preview and purchase artwork, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment. $75, general public; $50, Forum 35 members. forum35.org.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $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 brlt.org.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

  • 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.
  • HOMETOWN HEROES: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Team Automotive Sportsplex, 7122 Perkins Road. One-day hoops experience for youth in fifth grade and higher. Focus on basketball skills, leadership and self-esteem. teamsportsplex.net.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Whole Foods, Towne Center, corner of Corporate Boulevard and Jefferson Highway. lfldr.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.
  • THE RIVER ROAD AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Presentation by Kathe Hambrick-Jackson, curator. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. Free. batonrougegenealogy.org.
  • 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
  • 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. lasm.org
  • HARLEYWOOD K9 FASHION CONTEST: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Harley-Davidson of Baton Rouge, 5853 Siegen Lane. Dog fashion show to benefit Spay Baton Rouge. Food available for purchase. spaybatonrouge.org.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
  • 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 brlt.org.
  • THE LANGIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Performance and talk about the history of the dulcimer. (225) 658-1840.
  • THE SECRETS OF STARTING AND DOMINATING YOUR FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE: 2:30 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Soda and chips will be served. Registration required. (225) 658-1540.
  • BATON ROUGE CONTRA DANCE: 5 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, corner of Dalrymple Drive and Highland Road. No experience necessary. Walk-through of all dances. Basics for beginners at 4:30 p.m. $5. (225) 803-9194.
  • AN EVENING OF DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT: 6 p.m., Acacia Shrine Center, 7991 S. Commerce Ave. $30. (225) 926-4814.
  • 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.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • A TRIBUTE TO THE 1940S: 7 p.m., Old South Jamboree, 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. Presented by The Spotlight Theater Players. $10. (985) 320-9865.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • STOCK CAR RACING ON DIRT: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, Plank Road, eight miles north of Airline Highway. (225) 774-4524 or batonrougeraceway.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 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.
  • 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. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • THE WIZ: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • CASA FIESTA: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Mall of Louisiana. Silent auction, live music by The Better Than Nobody Band and Mexican food and cocktails. $50. (225) 379-8598 or casabr.org.

MONDAY, JULY 22

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. 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.
  • CHALKBOOK DÉCOR: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will make message boards for their rooms or school locker doors. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. 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.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10 www.swinepalace.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Denham Springs/Walker Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs, and 2 p.m.,Watson Branch Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. 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
  • SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by baritone Stephen Rushing. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. stjamesbr.org.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., South Branch Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. 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.
  • THE FAITH, THE FURY AND THE FESTIVITIES: 5 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Opening reception for The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron exhibition. Complimentary wine and hors d’ouevres. Free. lasm.org.
  • TEEN MOVIE NIGHT: 6 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. (225) 658-1870.
  • 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.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

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: All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, through Sept. 8. The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron, July 20-Oct. 6. For planetarium show times, visit lasm.org.
  • LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. Art Melt, July 20-Sept. 2. artmelt.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. 10th Anniversary Art Melt Invitational, through Sept. 8. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through Sunday, July 28. 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, through 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. 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: Singles Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, WoW Cafe & Wingery, 9940 Airline Highway (inside Holiday Inn). $3. Visit meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles or search Baton Rouge Singles on Facebook for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 19, bowling night at The Quarter, Sherwood Forest at Coursey; 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, steak night and music at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 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.