Around Baton Rouge for March 5, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY PARADE: 11 a.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library. Patrons, ages 10 and younger, will march to music wearing hats they brought or made at the library, in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Registration is required by calling (225) 658-1560.
  • READ ACROSS AMERICA PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library. The program, for ages 4-11, will focus on Dr. Seuss and include a reading of “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut” and a hat clothespins craft. Registration is required by calling (225) 354-7060.
  • MICROSOFT WORD: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Suite E. The class is free. Preregistration is required. Call (225) 300-4528.
  • FIRST WEDNESDAY ART RECEPTION: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. The reception will celebrate the gallery’s latest exhibition featuring works from Kathleen Lemoine, Jacqueline Dee Parker and Van Wade-Day. Admission is free. batonrougegallery.org.
  • RIVER CITY JAZZ MASTERS: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Gregory Porter, a Grammy-nominated jazz singer, will perform. Tickets are $25 to $45. manshiptheatre.org.