The week ahead

SUNDAY

Community events

BRIDAL SHOW: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road. The bridal show will feature photographers, florists and other wedding service providers. More than 25 vendors will offer door prizes. The grand prize is a Jamaican honeymoon from Round Hill Hotel & Villas and Vacations by Crown of Baton Rouge. There will also be hors d’oeuvres, champagne and a buffet-style lunch. Admission is $10. (225) 751-1882 or jordanh@jfolse.com.

KIDS’ LAB WORKSHOP: 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road South. The workshop will teach chemistry to children with a hands-on activity. It is open to children, ages 6-12, and their parents or caregivers. (225) 344-9478 or http://www.lasm.org.

WEEKEND MOVIE MATINEE WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. The library will show a classic film based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe and serve popcorn. (225) 763-2250.

LSU A CAPPELLA CHOIR: 3 p.m., University United Methodist Church, 3350 Dalrymple Drive. The LSU A Cappella Choir will perform the concert “Seasons Such as These” with John H. Dickson, LSU’s director of choral studies, as the conductor. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for seniors and students. (225) 578-6941.

AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS JOURNEY SCREENING AND RECEPTION: 4 p.m., Southern University Smith-Brown Memorial Union, Cotillion Ballroom, SU campus. Southern University will host a reception and screening for “America’s Civil Rights Journey — Uncovered: Real...to Reel,” a series of documentaries by award-winning filmmaker and Baton Rouge native, Keith Beauchamp. The documentaries will play Monday in the Cotillion Ballroom starting with “The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till” at 9 a.m.

MONDAY

Government meeting

CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD: 6 p.m., Central High School, 10200 E. Brookside Drive.

Community events

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St. Rep. Stephen Ortego, D-Carencro, will speak on legislation involving LSU hospitals. Lunch, which is served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

DIGITAL MARKETING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Mayor-President Kip Holden’s Small Business Opportunity Program will sponsor a free digital marketing workshop for entrepreneurs. Orhan McMillan, managing partner of dezinsInteractive, will present the workshop. http://www.brgov.com/dept/mayor/sbeapplication.htm.

LSU SYMPHONIC WINDS: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Road, LSU campus. LSU’s Symphonic Winds will perform its first concert of the spring season. It will feature Gabriel Beavers, a bassoonist, playing “Andante and Hungarian Rondo.” Tickets are $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors, faculty members and staff members and $12 for students. (225) 578-5128.

TUESDAY

Community events

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Baton Rouge Magnet High School, 2825 Government St. Award winning journalist and best-selling author Tony Brown will address a select group of East Baton Rouge students as well as open a “Black History Time Capsule.” In addition to Brown’s career retrospection, the event will include a panel discussion involving civic and community leaders as well as a multimedia Black History presentation. The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are encouraged to email their RSVP to tonybrown@cox.com.

RECITAL HALL SERIES: 5:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. Pam Ryan, a guest violist, will peform along with Deborah Bish, on clarinet, and David Kalhous, on piano, as part of the Recital Hall Series. The three will each play solo works and end with a trio. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. (225) 578-6941.

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.

SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOP: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Deputy Antonio Carter, from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, will teach basic self-defense techniques and behaviors. Registration is required. (225) 756-1150.

WEDNESDAY

Government meetings

METRO COUNCIL: 4 p.m., 222 St. Louis St.

SCHOOL SAFETY/SECURITY COMMUNITY FORUM: 6 p.m., Northeast Elementary School, 13801 Port Hudson-Pride Road. Superintendent Bernard Taylor will host a series of community forums to get public input on school safety and security in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Participants will also discuss the proposed 2013-14 school year calendar and next year’s calendar.

Community events

BATON ROUGE AREA ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS: 7:30 a.m., Camelot Club, 451 Florida St., in downtown Baton Rouge on the 21st floor. Award-winning veteran journalist Tony Brown will speak to the group for local media professionals, which is recruiting members. Continental breakfast is $9.50 plus tax. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page.

ZOHAR AND THE FREE SPIRIT WALKERS: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The Zohar and the Free Spirit Walkers will give a presentation on Afro-Caribbean culture with dancers and drummers. The dancers will have traditional African dress as well as larger-than-life stilts. (225) 756-1150.

SALARY NEGOTIATIONS 101: 11:30 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Anne Nowak, a career coach from the library’s Career Center, will lead a class on the rules and techniques of salary negotiating. Registration is required. (225) 381-8434.

U.S. ARMY FIELD BAND BRASS QUINTET: 5:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. The concert is free.

YOUTH OASIS CHILDREN’S SHELTER BAND FEST: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St. Youth Oasis Children’s Shelter will host its first “Band Fest” featuring local bands competing to win an opportunity to play at a renowned venue. The bands are The Michael Foster Project, Nice Dog, The Upper Two, Red Panda and Young Band Nation Blues Project. The fest will support the shelter’s programs, which help at-risk children in the area. Tickets are $15 each; $20 with jambalaya. (225) 343-6300 or http://www.youthoasis.org.

HELPING YOU HELP YOURSELF SEMINAR: 6:30 p.m., Dutch Physical Therapy, 5627 Bankers Ave. The free seminar will feature Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez, of the Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic, discussing different causes of hip pain and ways to treat hip pain. (225) 588-2068 or http://www.DutchPT.com.

BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Road, LSU campus. The LSU Symphony Orchestra will continue the Beethoven Festival, which features all nine of Beethoven symphonies, by performing Symphony No. 3 “Eroica.” Willis Delony will be the pianist. The program will also include Beethoven’s Sibelius’ Finlandia. Jeffrey Perry, a professor of music theory, will talk about the symphony’s context and meaning. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $17 for seniors, faculty members and staff members and $12 for students. (225) 578-5128.

THURSDAY

Government meetings

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH RECREATION AND PARK COMMISSION: 5 p.m., BREC Administration Building, 6201 Florida Blvd.

SCHOOL SAFETY/SECURITY COMMUNITY FORUM: 6 p.m., Forest Heights Academy of Excellence, 7447 Sumrall Drive. Superintendent Bernard Taylor will host a series of community forums to get public input on school safety and security in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system. Participants will also discuss the proposed 2013-14 school year calendar and next year’s calendar.

Community events

BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 4-H Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Building, LSU campus. The Friends of the LSU Libraries’ “2013 Book Bazaar” will have books in dozens of categories for a fraction of the retail price along with CDs, DVDs, sheet music and vinyl record albums. Money from the bazaar will go to the Friends of the LSU Libraries’ endowment fund. The bazaar is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Boyet Millican, one of seven founding members of the Friends of the LSU Libraries, and Zelda Klein Long, long-time committee member. Admission is free. http://www.lib.lsu.edu/lib/friends/bazaar.html.

ZOHAR AND THE FREE SPIRIT WALKERS: 10 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The Zohar and the Free Spirit Walkers will give a presentation on Afro-Caribbean culture with dancers and drummers. (225) 231-3760.

CASA VOLUNTEER SESSION: Noon, Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association, 848 Louisiana Ave. Capital Area CASA will hold an informational session on becoming a CASA volunteer. Volunteers will help abused and neglected children in foster care find safe and permanent homes. (225) 379-8598 or visit http://www.casabr.org.

ART AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road South. Kristine Thompson, LSU’s assistant professor of photography, will guide visitors through “The Edge of Vision,” an exhibit of still images, installations and video projections at “Art After Hours: Photography at the Edge.” The program comes with complimentary wine and hors d’ oeuvres. Admission is free for LASM members, $5 for students and $7 for others. (225) 344-9478 or http://www.lasm.org.

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.

SOUTHERN SMASH 2013: 6 p.m., LSU Peabody Hall, LSU campus. The first day of “Southern Smash 2013” will feature an open panel discussion addressing body image, negative self-talk, finding balance and authenticity, the pressures of perfection and the media’s impact on everyone. “Southern Smash 2013” is a two-day event to help raise eating disorder awareness. http://www.southernsmashings.com.

FRIDAY

Community events

BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 4-H Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Building, LSU campus. The Friends of the LSU Libraries’ “2013 Book Bazaar” will have books in dozens of categories for a fraction of the retail price along with CDs, DVDs, sheet music and vinyl record albums. Money from the bazaar will go to the Friends of the LSU Libraries’ endowment fund. The bazaar is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Boyet Millican, one of seven founding members of the Friends of the LSU Libraries, and Zelda Klein Long, long-time committee member. Admission is free. http://www.lib.lsu.edu/lib/friends/bazaar.html.

GUMBO 2013: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church’s Bishop Hall, corner of Florida Boulevard and North Fourth Street. St. James Episcopal Church Women will sell gumbo lunches for $10 each. They include shrimp or chicken and sausage gumbo, sensation salad, bread and a dessert. Customers can dine in or pick up. (225) 387-5141.

CASA VOLUNTEER SESSION: Noon, Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association, 848 Louisiana Ave. Capital Area CASA will hold an informational session on becoming a CASA volunteer. Volunteers will help abused and neglected children in foster care find safe and permanent homes. (225) 379-8598 or visit http://www.casabr.org.

Saturday

Community events

BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 4-H Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Building, LSU campus. The Friends of the LSU Libraries’ “2013 Book Bazaar” will have books in dozens of categories for a fraction of the retail price along with CDs, DVDs, sheet music and vinyl record albums. Money from the bazaar will go to the Friends of the LSU Libraries’ endowment fund. The bazaar is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Boyet Millican, one of seven founding members of the Friends of the LSU Libraries, and Zelda Klein Long, long-time committee member. Admission is free. http://www.lib.lsu.edu/lib/friends/bazaar.html.

CANARY ISLANDERS MEETING: 11 a.m., Louisiana State Archives Building, 3851 Essen Lane. Stella Carline Tanoos, a member of the Board of Directors for the Iberville Museum and LeComite, will be the featured speaker at the Canary Islanders Heritage Society meeting. She will present information on the historical cattle trails from Texas and across Louisiana dating from the French and Spanish Colonial Period. The meeting is open to the public. http://www.canaryislanders.org.