- HOWARD PINK AND HIS MUSICAL GARDEN HOSES: 10 a.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road; 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Howard Pink will play his French horn and show a number of other instruments to children who are 4 years old or older. For more information or to register, visit http://www.ebrpl.com.
- DAIRY SCIENCE WITH CHUCK BOENEKE: 10 a.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Chuck Boeneke, of the LSU Dairy Science Department, will discuss health and dairy with children who are 4 years or older. Registration is required by calling (225) 274-4460.
- BINGO: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. The bingo game will include prizes. For more information, call (225) 389-7450.
- TAEKWONDO TIME: 11 a.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road. The students of the Taekwondo Academy of Central will demonstrate self-defense maneuvers. The finalé will be a student breaking a board with his hand. Registration is required by calling (225) 658-1560.
- BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St. District Attorney Hillar Moore III will discuss the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Project, a new violent crime intervention plan aimed at violent offenders as well as drug offenders in the city’s 70805 ZIP code. The plan is modeled after a highly regarded strategy for curbing violence that has worked in cities across the country. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.
- CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon to 6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. For more information, visit http://www.cathaven.org.
- STEAMPUNK BOX PROJECT: 2 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road. Teens will get to turn Altoid tin boxes into steampunk boxes using decorations the library will provide. Teens can also bring their own decorations. Registration is required by calling (225) 778-5950.
- LUCKY LACOWSKI’S REALLY BIG DREAM: 3 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. The performance is by Playmakers of Baton Rouge. For more information or to register, visit http://www.ebrpl.com.
- PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana Adoption Center, second floor by Dillards, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. For more information, visit http://www.projectpurr.org.