Around Baton Rouge for Dec. 17, 2013


  • PEOPLES HEALTH FITNESS CARDIO LINE DANCING: 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. class, YMCA A.C. Lewis, 350 S. Foster Drive. Learn how to line dance to popular songs. To register, call 1-866-220-0418.
  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INFORMATIONAL: 10 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. (225) 231-3740.
  • LET IT SNOW: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. A Louisiana Art and Science Museum presentation of classic holiday songs enhanced with full-dome animation, laser imagery and special effects. (225) 274-4440.
  • ARTY ON!: 11 a.m., Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has free activities for children on the third Tuesday of each month. This month will feature Of Moving Colors Production. (225) 761-7228.
  • LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE: 11 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place. The Live Oak Choir will perform on the stage in front of J.C. Penney.
  • ZOO LIGHTS: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Tour larger-than-life lights and displays of zoo animals and holiday traditions. Hot cocoa will be available for purchase. or (225) 775-3877.
  • VISUALIZING ANCIENT EGYPT: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road South. Listen to a presentation on new applications of 3-D graphic reconstruction and ancient Egypt. Nicholas Picardo, research associate at Harvard University, will lead the discussion. Event is free.
  • SANTA DROP-N-SHOP: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Independence Park Theater, 7800 Independence Blvd. Parents can drop off children, ages 6 to 10, for games and a Christmas film in the auditorium. Registration required. Fee is $5. (225) 216-0660.
  • TUTORING: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Broadmoor 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.
  • “THE BISHOP’S WIFE”: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts. The film is about a bishop who attempts to get a new cathedral and encounters an angel. Admission is $6.