Baton Rouge area calendar for Aug. 16, 2013

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FRIDAY

  • 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.
  • BINGO: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. For adults. (225) 389-7450.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • ADULT FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT: 3 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Play ESPN Fantasy Football and find out who can make the best pick. Free. (225) 389-7450.
  • 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.
  • DOG PARTY: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., BREC Raising Cane’s Dog Park, BREC Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Bring your dog for fun and lemonade. Sponsored by CAAWS and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Free.
  • BROKE-OLOGY: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. Rated R. $28; $24, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.

SATURDAY

  • BENEFIT GARAGE SALE: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 12114 Tams Drive, across from Belaire High School. All proceeds go to the United Negro College Fund for Academic Scholarships. baugus2510.wix.com/dollars4scholars
  • 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.
  • DUCK, DUCK GOOSE DAY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Celebration of waterfowl hunting traditions and decoy carving heritage of Louisiana. Arts and crafts, a bouncing inflatable, face painting, live ducks, soap carving and more. Snowballs and lunch available from food vendors. $4, children ages 2-17; $5, adults; $2 BSNC pass holders; free, children ages 2 and younger. (225) 757-8905.
  • READ, RIDE AND WIN CONTEST: 9 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For teens. Bocepus the mechanical bull, the Wild West Showdown and activities and games. (225) 658-1840.
  • SCRAPBOOK YOUR SPECIAL MEMORIES: 10 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Bring old and new photos, mementos from vacation and travel, bits of fabric or other memory bearing objects. Please bring your own scrapbook paper. (225) 354-7050.
  • LANDMARKS & MONUMENTS OF BATON ROUGE: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Talk by Hilda Krousel. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. Free. batonrougegenealogy.org or (225) 924-8921.
  • 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 SASSI STRIPPERS QUILT GUILD DEMONSTRATION: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. A demonstration on quilting for adults. Stuff fabric bears and draw on fabric squares to be donated to Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. (225) 756-1150.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • TEEN LEAGUE FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT: 1 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. (225) 389-7450.

MAGAZINE BOWLS: 2 P.M., RIVER CENTER BRANCH LIBRARY, 120 ST. LOUIS ST. CRAFT FOR TEENS. (225) 389-4967.

  • TEENS TALK BOOKS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will talk about their favorite books and have refreshments. (225) 658-1840.
  • CREATE A SPARKLY RAINBOW FISH: 2:30 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. For children ages 3-6. (225) 658-1540.
  • THE TUDORS ON FILM AND TELEVISION: 2:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presentation by William Robison. (225) 756-1150.
  • DANCE CENTRAL: 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Teens will compete to see who is best at Dance Central. (225) 231-3770.
  • BEAD MOSAICS: 11 a.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Craft for teens. (225) 274-4470.
  • 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 TRUDYS 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
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe, Perkins and Bluebonnet. Pet adoptions. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • OWL STORY/CRAFT: 2 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For children ages 3-7. (225) 924-9385.
  • STRANGE FRUIT: 3 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. A film that documents the history and legacy of the poem by Billie Holiday. (225) 354-7550.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 4 p.m.-7 p.m, Mall of Louisiana across from h.h. gregg. lookingfurlovedogrescue.com.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • 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.
  • BROKE-OLOGY: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. Rated R. $28; $24, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.

SUNDAY

  • 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. Dog and cat adoptions. 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.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • AVENUE Q: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. Rated R. $28; $24, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.

MONDAY

  • YOUNG ACTORS PROGRAM AUDITIONS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Children ages 13-18 are needed for a one-act adaptation of “Twelfth Night.” Participants must call ahead to sign up and pay a $75 fee. (225) 924-6496.

TUESDAY

  • BINGO: 10 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. For adults. (225) 231-3770.
  • PUZZLES FOR TEENS: 3:30 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. Teens will paint and decorate large pre-cut cardboard puzzles pieces. (225) 778-5960.
  • TEEN AFTERNOON MOVIE SUPRISES: 3:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. (225) 763-2270.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions.Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • ZACHARY BOOK BUNCH: 4:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Book club for children ages 7-11. (225) 658-1860.
  • OTAKU CLUB FOR TEENS: 11 a.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. For manga lovers, anime enthusiasts and lovers of all things Japanese. (225) 262-2640.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 P.M.-7:30 P.M., CAAWS SHELTER, 6357 QUINN DRIVE. CAAWS.ORG.

  • CROCHET AND KNIT CLUB: 6 p.m., 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Share your latest crafting ideas and learn new ones. (225) 924-9385.
  • THE BACKYARD ASTRONOMER AND OUR SUN: 6 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Lecture by Outreach Volunteer for the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society Stephen Boeker. (225) 274-4440.
  • SCRABBLE NITE: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Every Tuesday in August. (225) 756-1150.
  • THE STITCHER MIXER: 7 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn how to knit a simple ribbed scarf. If you would like to bring your project home with you, bring a pair of size 9, 10 or 11 needles and a ball of worsted or bulky yarn. (225) 231-3740.

WEDNESDAY

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org.
  • CHRONOLOGICALLY GIFTED AND TALENTED SENIOR GROUP: noon, Broadmoor Presbyterian Curch, 9340 Florida Blvd. Speaker is Kenny Kleinpeter. Catered lunch by Von Middleton. $10. (225) 924-4271.
  • BINGO: 10:30 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. For adults. (225) 354-7050.
  • WATER BOTTLE EARRINGS: 3 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Teen craft. Refreshments will be served. (225) 354-7070.
  • DECORATIVE JOURNALS: 4 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Craft for teens. (225) 231-3770.
  • CARVER TEEN CROCHET CLUB: 4 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Open to teens of all skill levels. Limited supplies available. (225) 389-7450.
  • FAMILY NIGHT: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Drusilla Seafood, 3482 Drusilla Lane. Ten percent of sales benefit Catholic Community Radio. (225) 923-0896.

CARVER CROCHET CLUB: 5:30 P.M., CARVER BRANCH LIBRARY, 720 TERRACE ST. ALL LEVELS OF ABILITY ARE WELCOME. SUPPLIES AVAILABLE. (225) 389-7450.

  • WOMEN AND WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Brush Fire, 125 N. Range Ave., Denham Springs. Networking group for women. womenwinewednesday.com.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY NITE BINGO: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Bring or wear something with an apple motif. Prizes will be given. (225) 756-1150.

THURSDAY

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: noon-6 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. caabr.org
  • AUDITIONS FOR GREATER BATON ROUGE CHILDRENS CHORUS: by appointment, The Chapel, 9611 Siegen Lane. Open to all girls and boys (with unchanged voices) in grades 4-12. No experience required. Scholarships available for selected qualified children. www.gbrcc.info or (225) 755-8057.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL BOOKMARK MAKE & TAKE: 3 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Craft for kids. (225) 231-3770.
  • COVER 2 COVER CHILDREN’S BOOK CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. For children ages 8-11. (225) 262-2660.
  • DOLL MAKING LECTURE: 5:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Presentation on making African-American Primitive dolls by Barbara Franklin. A reception celebrating her 73rd birthday will follow the lecture. (225) 354-7540.
  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. Rated R. $28; $24, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.
  • ART21-STORIES: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Screening of PBS’s award winning series. Free. (225) 389-7200.

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

  • 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. Exhibition of works by Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly on view through Aug. 29. Free.
  • CAFFREY GALLERY: 4016 Government St. Summertime Blues exhibit featuring 25 local artists in a variety of media, through Aug. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday. (225) 388-9397.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. (225) 769-0582. Works by Rosemary Goodell, Isoko Onodera and Janene Grodesky, through Sept. 7.
  • 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.
  • JONES CREEK REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY: 6222 Jones Creek Road. Display of quilts by the Sassi Strippers Quilt Guild. ebrpl.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, through Oct. 6. For planetarium show times, visit lasm.org.
  • LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. Art Melt, through 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. Everything I See is New and Strange by Walter Inglis Anderson, through Oct. 13. 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.
  • 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.
  • OCHSNER 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: 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 p.m. Friday, dinner at George’s on Coursey Blvd. at Jones Creek followed by dancing at 7 p.m; 7 p.m. Saturday, ’50s music, dinner and meeting with Jim Hawthorne (Voice of the LSU Tigers), Country Junction in Satsuma, $12; 5 p.m.-7 p.m., steak night and music at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6 p.m., dinner at Portico’s on Sherwood Forest followed by volleyball in the gym at 7:30 p.m.
  • 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.