About Town for May 11, 2014

AT THE ZOO

WHAT: Mother’s Day at the Zoo

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 11

WHERE: BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road

ADMISSION: Adults/Teens - $8.25; seniors - $7.25; children ages 2-12 - $5.25; 1 and younger - free

INFORMATION: (225) 775-3877 or brzoo.org

DETAILS: The first 100 moms who enter the zoo will receive a flower. There will be “mom and me” Safari Amphitheater programs and crafts making for mom.

COME HEAR SMILEY

WHAT: OLLI at LSU Feliciana Chapter Coffee

WHEN: 10 A.M. WEDNESDAY, MAY 14

WHERE: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 12404 LA. 10, ST. FRANCISVILLE

INFORMATION: Barbara Glass, barbadell@yahoo.com or (225) 634-1059

DETAILS: Smiley Anders, columnist for The Advocate, will be the guest speaker. Open to the public.

VIPINK

WHAT: VIPink fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Acadiana

WHEN: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17

WHERE: Cypress Bayou Casino and Hotel, 832 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton

TICKETS: (337) 993-5745

DETAILS: The annual event celebrates the success and fundraising efforts of Race for the Cure. There will be cocktails, a dinner, a silent auction, black jack and live entertainment by New Orleans’ Phunky Monkeys. The 2014 Susan G. Komen grantees also will be announced.