The week ahead

SUNDAY

Community events

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. The market will include a Kajun Corner, NFL sports, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture and a café.

JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The last day of the festival will feature two films, “Foreign Letters,” which screens at 1 p.m., and “Footnote,” which will show at 4 p.m. “Foreign Letters” is about a lonely 12-year-old immigrant from Israel who makes friends with a Vietnamese refugee. “Footnote” is about two Talmudic scholars, who are father and son, and their relationship with the Talmudic academic establishment. Tickets are $8.50 and can be purchased by calling (866) 451-2781 or by visiting http:/brjff.com/tickets.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards; and PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $24 per individual and $20 for groups of 10 or more. Student tickets are $12. (225) 924-6496.

EW PLAY FESTIVAL: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. The festival will have performances of plays created by MFA candidates from the LSU Theatre Department and Swine Palace. The plays showing at 2 p.m. are “Bear with Me” by Chia Wen Hsu, “Habitat Five: The Children’s Cruisade” by Katrina Despain and “Sic Semper Tyrannis” by Benjamin Koucherik. Plays showing at 7:30 p.m. are “A Single Revolution of the Sun” by Greg Leute, “Gallows Man” by Jason Bayle and “Behind the Vote” by Jenny Ballard.

OPEN MIC — ORIGINAL POETRY: 3 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Ten participants will recite five minutes of their poetry. gspnation@cox.net.

MONDAY

Community event

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUESDAY

Community events

SELF-DEFENSE WITH CPL. RILEY HARBOR: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Cpl. Riley Harbor, of the Baton Rouge City Police, will discuss and demonstrate self-defense techniques. (225) 389-7450.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUTORING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. Qualified tutors will provide free one-on-one tutoring for middle and high school students. Student and accompanying adult should arrive 10 minutes early to register. (225) 924-4271.

WEDNESDAY

Government meetings

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH METRO COUNCIL: 4 p.m., City Hall council chambers, 222 St. Louis St.

FOLLOW-UP FORUM ON REGIONAL ATTENDANCE ZONES: 6:30 p.m., Capitol Elementary, 4141 Gus Young Ave. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System will hold community follow-up forums on the proposal to create four regional attendance zones for “families” of schools. The forum is free. http://www.ebrschools.org.

Community events

JOURNALISM FORUM: Noon, Manship School of Mass Communication’s Holliday Forum, LSU campus. Manship School of Mass Communication and the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists will present “Bridging the Gap: How Media Educators and Professionals Connect to Prepare the Next Generation of Journalists.” Confirmed panelists are Andrea Miller, associate dean of the Manship School; Mahmoud A.M. Braima, chairman of the mass communication department at Southern University; Yolanda Campbell, of Southern University; Carl Redman, executive editor of The Advocate; Jerry Ceppos, dean of the Manship School; Chuck Bark, news director at WBRZ; and Jolene Reilly Greene, assistant news director at WAFB. Johnny Brooks, of The Advocate, will moderate. jbrooks@theadvocate.com or jceppos@lsu.edu.

INAUGURAL FILM SERIES - THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE: 2 p.m., the lecture hall of Hill Memorial Library, LSU campus. LSU Libraries will hold its inaugural film series throughout the Spring semester. The series will have four films with the first being “The September Issue,” a 2009 documentary about preparing Vogue Magazine’s 2007 fall fashion issue. A guest scholar will provide a 15-minute introduction. Admission is free. (225) 578-8538 or kblessi@lsu.edu.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

THURSDAY

Government meeting

EAST BATON ROUGE RECREATION AND PARKS COMMISSION: 5 p.m., BREC headquarters, 6201 Florida Blvd.

FOLLOW-UP FORUM ON REGIONAL ATTENDANCE ZONES: 6 p.m., Glen Oaks High School, 6650 Cedar Grove Drive. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System will hold community follow-up forums on the proposal to create four regional attendance zones for “families” of schools. The forum is free. http://www.ebrschools.org.

Community events

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUTORING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. Qualified tutors will provide free one-on-one tutoring for middle and high school students. Student and accompanying adult should arrive 10 minutes early to register. (225) 924-4271.

BASIC GARDENING SERIES: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. The East Baton Rouge Parish Master Gardeners hosts a Basic Gardening Series. This week’s topic is “Garden Hand Tools - Selection, Use, Care” and “A Stroll Through the Shade Dappled Garden.” (225) 763-2240.

EW ORLEANS LADIES OF JAZZ CONCERT: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Magnet High School, 2825 Government St. The concert is the first of three concerts in the New Orleans Ladies of Jazz concert series. It will feature Leah Chase. Participating musicians include Mike Esneault, pianist-composer, and Bobby Campo, trumpeter. Admission is $20. Proceeds will go to the school’s band program.

VIOLA RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. The recital will feature Elias Goldstein, Espen Lilleslatten and Sally Chisholm. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $24 per individual and $20 for groups of 10 or more. Student tickets are $12. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

THE LISTENING ROOM: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The show will feature Claudia Acuña. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are $10. (225) 344-8558 or mrobinson@acgbr.com or http://www.artsbr.org.

THE SEVEN — A NEW MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Braud Productions will present “The Seven: A New Musical,” which was created by LSU students. Tickets are $18 for general admission and $15 for students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

FRIDAY

Community events

OPTIMIZE YOUR VISION: Noon, Family Health Center, 3801 North Blvd., second floor, Conference rooms A and B. Peoples Health will hold a free lecture, “Optimize Your Vision,” by Vincent Shaw Jr., of Burnham Family Sports. Registration will start at 11 a.m. Reservation deadline is Wednesday. 1-866-220-0418 or http://www.myhealth.peopleshealth.com.

SATURDAY

Community event

STALKING AWARENESS COMMUNITY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to noon, LSU Student Union, Capital Chamber, Room 329, LSU campus. The Lend Ah Hand Stalking Support Group and the LSU Women’s Center will host the free workshop, which will have presentations by law enforcement experts, legal professionals and community organizations. (225) 906-7452 or lendahhandssg@gmail.com.

CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway. http://www.caaws.org.

SKIN CARE DEMONSTRATION: 3 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Live Love Day Spa will demonstrate skin care including an at-home facial. (225) 389-7450.