Around Baton Rouge for Feb. 25, 2014


LDAF SHADE TREE SALE: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., LDAF Office, 5825 Florida Blvd. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will hold its annual shade tree sale. (225) 925-4500.

ENHANCE FITNESS: 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. class, YMCA Exxon Mobil, 7717 Howell Blvd. The class will focus on stretching and flexibility, low-impact aerobics, strength training with wrist and ankle weights, and balance. (800) 561-4127.

INTRODUCTION TO IPHONES & IPADS: 9:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. workshop; and 12:30 p.m. registration, 1 p.m. workshop, University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road. Bring your device and learn how to use the applications. Registration is free. (800) 561-4127.

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Find out how to become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home. (225) 379-8598 or

SPAY-GHETTI AND NO BALLS YAPPY HOUR FUNDRAISER: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., The Bulldog, 4385 Perkins Road. Camp Bow Wow Baton Rouge will present the fundraiser in honor of February being National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Friends of the Animals of Baton Rouge.

HIP-HOP AND R&B LESSONS ABOUT MAMA: 6 p.m., African-American Cultural Center, LSU campus. The dialogue will focus on black motherhood, oppression and empowerment. A reception will follow the free event at the LSU Women’s Center, 5 Union Square. (225) 578-1714 or

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.

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Student Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Road, LSU campus. The concert will showcase new talent. Admission is $20 for the general public, $15 for faculty/staff/seniors and $10 for students with LSU ID.