Around Baton Rouge for April 17, 2013

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • ENTREPRENEUR TRAINING FOR SENIORS: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Baton Rouge River Center, 275 River Road S. AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration sponsored event will provide training to individuals, 50 years and older, on methods of starting or growing a business. (225) 389-3039 ext. 126 or http://www.aarp.org/startabusiness.
  • EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE A HOBBY: Noon, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Doug Woolfolk, a multi-interest entrepreneur, will talk about his bottle collection and appraise bottles brought by participants. The talk is open to adults, ages 50 and older. Tickets are $10. (225) 924-4271.
  • BREAK FOR CROCHET: Noon to 2 p.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. . Patrons should bring their own lunches. (225) 389-4967.
  • WOMEN & WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Courtyard Gifts and Interiors, 4467 Arnold Lane. The event is a free networking and social opportunity for women. http://women-winewednesdays.com.
  • ‘LOVE IS A LOSE GAME’: 6 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The student-created/produced/developed stage play features America’s Billboard’s Top 40 charts. Tickets are $12. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • “TELL-TALE HEART” DRAMATIC READING: 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Library staff members will present a dramatic reading of “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe. The reading comes with refreshments. (225) 763-2250.
  • “ALL THE KING’S MEN”: 7:30 p.m., Reilley Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. The production is inspired by the life of Louisiana Gov. Huey P. Long. The show is a pay-what-you-can performance. (225) 578-3527.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. The LSU Department of Theatre will present. Tickets are $10 at the door. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • THE LISTENING ROOM: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The performance will feature Ben Williams, a jazz bassist. Tickets are $10. (225) 344-8558 or http://artsbr.org.