Around Baton Rouge for March 20, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • CAJUN CLASSIC WHEELCHAIR TENNIS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. through evening, Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Drive. Free.
  • SALSA: 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. class, Bally Total Fitness, 10000 Perkins Rowe. Learn the fundamentals in a free class. (800) 561-4127.
  • BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 4-H Mini Barn and Nelson Memorial buildings, LSU campus. Admission is free. (225) 578-5925.
  • ART FOR HOME-SCHOOLERS: 1 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Home-schooled children ages 6-12 and their parents will explore the museum’s exhibits and create art in the museum’s new Art Lab. Admission is $3 per student. (225) 389-7200 or lsumoa.org.
  • SPRING VOTIVE CANDLE HOLDERS: 3 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Create votive candles using household items. Supplies will be provided. (225) 763-2240.
  • SHOWCASE THE SPACE SOIRÉE: 5 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Come see the six venues of the center. Includes food, live music, drinks and door prizes. To purchase tickets, call (225) 389-7210.
  • ZFEST: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 20101 Old Scenic Highway, Zachary. The festival will include art, music, food and more. Entrance is free. Rides and games are $20. zfest.us.
  • SEWING CLASS SERIES: 6 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Make pillowcases to donate to hospitals for children. (225) 756-1150.
  • TUTORING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Broad-moor Presbyterian Church’s Naylor Building, 9340 Florida Blvd. Qualified tutors provide free one-on-one tutoring for middle and high school students. Students and accompanying adults should arrive 10 minutes early to register. (225) 924-4271.
  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INFORMATION: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road.
  • BREC’S IMAGINE YOUR PARKS 2 MEETING: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn about BREC’s progress in parks, vote on ideas and participate in discussions. brec.org.
  • ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Town Square Park, 10202 Perkins Rowe. Free music by The Kirk Holder Band.
  • MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS BENEFIT CONCERT: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The first half is by students and teachers. The second half is by the featured guest, Phat Hat. Admission is $25. manshiptheatre.org.
  • “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets for the musical range from $14-$28. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.
  • “SPILL”: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU campus. Play about the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. Tickets are $28 for the general public, $19 for seniors/faculty/staff and $15 for students. (225) 578-3527 or swinepalace.org.
  • “THE MERRY WIDOW”: 7:30 p.m., Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU campus. (225) 578-5128 or music.lsu.edu/opera.