The Week Ahead for March 10, 2013

SUNDAY

Community events

RISING WATER: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.

MONDAY

Government meeting

CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD: 6 p.m., Central Middle School cafeteria, 12656 Sullivan Road, Central.

LOUISIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION: 10:30 a.m., Louisiana Retirement Systems Building, 8401 United Plaza Blvd. (225) 219-7597.

Community events

ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Children’s Room, River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. For children ages 4 and up. (225) 389-4959.

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St. in downtown Baton Rouge. Albert Tezeno, associate vice chancellor for student success at Southern University, will discuss the retention and recruitment efforts under way to reverse the enrollment decline at Southern. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and the news media are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.

LSU CINEMA FOR THE EARS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., New Tiger Band Hall, Aster Street. Concert guest is Dr. Eric Lyon, a lecturer in computer music. General admission is $10, and $5 for students/seniors.

TUESDAY

Government meeting

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT MEETING: 8 a.m., Baton Rouge River Center, Meeting Room 9, 275 S. River Road. The meeting will discuss projects and updates on the Downtown Greenway, Expressway Park and new business updates.

DISTRICT 10 TOWN MEETING: 6 p.m., Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center. Leaders will discuss the District 10 Neighborhood Region Reports and Strategic Plan priorities. (225) 317-1849.

Community events

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

TAKING PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Library, 6222, Jones Creek Road. Motivational speaker Carlton Thornton will talk to adults and teenagers about change and responsibility. To register, call (225) 756-1150.

RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.

WEDNESDAY

Community events

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES: 3:30 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. DCFS representative Rhonda J. Grace will discuss services available through DCFS, including child care, child support, foster services and financial aid programs.

RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.

THURSDAY

Government meeting

DISTRICT 7 TOWN HALL MEETING: 6 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room, Martin Luther King Community Center, 4000 Gus Young Ave. Hosted by Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle. (225) 389-7805.

Community events

THE NEW JIM CROW — MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF COLORBLINDNESS: 7 p.m., LSU Union Theatre, Raphael Semmes Road. Author Michelle Alexander will discuss her book and lecture on civil rights issues, the U.S. penal system, race and violence. The event is free.

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

FEDERATION OF GREATER BATON ROUGE CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS: 7 p.m., BREC Independence Park, Room 111. John Lopez, BREC program coordinator, and Barry Meyer from The ARC will give presentations about their organizations.

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD: 7 p.m., Main Quad, LSU Dodson Auditorium. The film is free and open to the public and is sponsored by LSU Humanities and Social Sciences Program in Film and Media Arts, LSU/HSS Department of English and the LSU School for the Coast and Environment.

RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.

FRIDAY

Community events

PAINTING AND PINOT FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Suite B, 7248 Perkins Road. Enjoy a night of painting, food and wine to raise money for Cat Haven for animal rescue, adoption and control through spay and neuter assistance. Cost is $35 per person. http://paintingnpinot.com/

MEET LOUISIANA FILMMAKERS GLEN PITRE AND BENH ZEITLIN: 7 p.m., Woods Auditorium, LSU, Nicholson Drive Extension. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by LSU Humanities and Social Sciences Program in Film and Media Arts, LSU/HSS Department of English and the LSU School for the Coast and Environment.

RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.

SATURDAY

Community events

LOUISIANA GOSPEL FEDERATION: 3 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Gospel music with the Louisiana Gospel Federation Choir, an all-male group. (225) 756-1180.

RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior/faculty member/staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.