Around Baton Rouge for April 27, 2013


FLY FISHING 101: 8 a.m., Orvis, 7601 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn the difference between fly fishing and conventional fishing. For ages 12 through adult. Admission is free, but reservations are required. This class will be held at 8 a.m. on subsequent Saturdays through June 15. (225) 757-7286.

MARCH FOR BABIES: 9:15 a.m., A. Z. Young Park, 755 3rd St. Fundraiser supports programs and research that help mothers have healthy, full-term pregnancies. (225) 295-0655 or

DRUG TAKE BACK: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oschner Health Center, 16777 Medical Center Drive. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration host a Prescription Drug Take Back. Residents can anonymously drop off unwanted, unused, expired or potentially dangerous prescription drugs. No questions asked.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEMINAR: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Baton Rouge City Constable Service Room, Cortana Mall, Entrance 5. Gamma Eta Omega, Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., host a seminar on “Recognizing and Handling the Signs of Domestic Violence.” Event is free and open to the public. Light lunch will be served. (225) 276-4516.

MEET IRON MAN: Noon to 4 p.m., Perkins Rowe Center Court, 10202 Perkins Rowe. (225) 767-2000.

POETRY SMACKDOWN: 2 p.m., River Center Library, 120 Saint Louis St. Listen to and participate in poetry recitations of the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

DANCE CONCERT: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Shaver Theatre, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts 14th annual dance concert will feature ballet, modern, hip hop, tap and jazz. Tickets are $18 per adult, $15 per senior, faculty member, staff member and $12 per student. (225) 578-3527.

THE X FACTOR: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10202 Perkins Rowe. Watch 12 finalists compete in Fox 44’s Audition Pass Contest to win a trip to The X Factor auditions in Denver, CO.

DANCING FOR BIG BUDDY: 7 p.m., Pete Maravich Assembly Center, LSU. The night features many community leaders and residents ballroom dancing, modeled after the ABC television show Dancing with the Stars. Proceeds benefit the Big Buddy Program. General admission tickets are $10, floor seats are $250. (225) 388-9739 or

“ALL THE KING’S MEN”: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Production inspired by the life of Gov. Huey P. Long. Tickets are $28 per adult, $19 per senior, faculty member, staff member and $15 per student. (225) 578-3527.