Around Baton Rouge for Feb. 6, 2014


EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD: 5 p.m., School Board Office, 1050 S. Foster Drive. The Committee of the Whole will meet after the special school board meeting.


MARDI GRAS SWAP: 10 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Swap Mardi Gras recipes and party ideas. (225) 354-7050.

COMMUNITY PEOPLE IN THE SPOTLIGHT: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The Baton Rouge Rughookers will demonstrate their craft in the library atrium as part of the “Community People in the Spotlight @ the Library” series. (225) 756-1180.

CRAWFISH KING COOK-OFF PARTY: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Music, food, door prizes and drinks will be available at the event to announce a fundraiser for the Big Buddy Program and Junior Achievement of Greater Baton Rouge. The cook-off will be held May 2.

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.

PIANO RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., School of Music Recital Hall, LSU campus. LSU music professor Willis Delony will feature music from his upcoming album. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for LSU faculty/staff/students/seniors. (225) 578-5128.

“SHOUT”: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The New Venture Theatre production celebrates the good news of the gospel with the musical. Rated G. Tickets are $25. (225) 588-7576 or

“FOOL FOR LOVE”: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Dalrymple Drive, LSU campus. The play is a winner of the Obie Award and is a study of love, hate and the dying myths of the Old West. Tickets are $10 at the door. (225) 578-9286.

“THE WOMEN”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The play is set in New York high society during the height of the Great Depression. Tickets are $25 for individuals, $22 for groups and $15 for students in advance.