Around Baton Rouge for Feb. 27, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • SAHAJA MEDITATION CLASS: 10:30 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn how to balance, connect and recharge in a free meditation class. (412) 916-1199 or sahajameditation.com.
  • PANEL DISCUSSION FOR CREATED EQUAL FILM SERIES: 6 p.m., Shiloh Baptist Church, . LSU Libraries will hold a panel discussion for all films included in its “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” film series. The films are “The Abolitionists,” “Slavery by Another Name,” “Freedom Riders,” “The Loving Story” and “Signpost to Freedom: The 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott.” Admission is free. (225) 578-8875 or lib.lsu.edu/sp/subjects/createdequal.
  • 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.
  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INFORMATIONAL SESSION: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St.
  • LET FASHION RING: 6:30 p.m., to 8 p.m., BREC Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Participants can learn about the influence of African Americans on fashion. (225) 272-9200 ext. 574.
  • OLIVE OIL DISCUSSION AND OLIVE TREE SALE: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. (225) 763-3990.
  • SYMPHONIC BAND: 7:30 p.m., Student Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Road, LSU campus.
  • ROYAL CYCLOPS PRESENTS “DROP THE NEEDLE”: 7:30 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. Once a month, musicians come together to pay tribute to a classic album by covering it from start to finish. This month’s album will be Carol King’s “Tapestry.” The suggested donation is $8.
  • THE LOST GONZO BAND WITH ERIC SCHMITT: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The band’s original songs have been recorded by Willie Nelson, Johnny Lee, Rosanne Cash, Larry Joe Taylor and more. Tickets are $40 to $60. manshiptheatre.org or (225) 344-0334.