Around Baton Rouge for Feb. 26, 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.

INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE GENEALOGY: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Learn the basics of researching genealogy online using the library’s resources. (225) 389-7450.

PUBLIC POLICY SPEAKER SERIES: 11 a.m. to noon, Higgins Hall Lobby, Southern University campus. The Rev. Anthony Kelley, an author, pastor and prison ministry director, will present his latest book, “How Shall They Hear? Effective Preaching to Prisoners” as part of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy Speaker Series.

MINUTE TO WIN IT OLYMPICS: 3:30 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Teens will play “Sharp Shooter” with rubber bands and playing cards, “Stack Attack,” “Wheel of a Deal,” “Yank Me,” “Uphill Battle” and more. (225) 354-7070.

HOT OFF THE PRESS 100TH ISSUE: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lava Cantina, 10001 Grand Ave. 225 Magazine will celebrate its 100th issue with a party. Participants, ages 21 and older, will get a copy of the issue before it hits newsstands. Admission is free, but reservations are required. To RSVP, visit (225) 928-1700.

LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Make Mardi Gras decorations and join the second line. (225) 756-1150.

“DRIVING MISS DAISY”: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play is about pride, the changing times and the transformative power of friendship demonstrated with the bond between the privileged Miss Daisy and Hoke, an African-American chauffeur, during the days of Jim Crow. It will raise funds for the Philanthropic Educational Organization, an organization where women celebrate the advancement of women. Tickets are $40 with $5 from each ticket going toward P.E.O. programs. (225) 344-0334 or