Around Baton Rouge for March 22, 2014


  • CAJUN CLASSIC WHEELCHAIR TENNIS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m., Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Drive. Admission to the tournament is free. The games last through the evening until matches are completed.
  • YOUTH PEACE OLYMPIC’S VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 8 a.m. to noon, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. Volunteers will meet to discuss the event that will occur April 25-26.
  • GEAUX HEALTH AND FITNESS: 8 a.m. to noon, North Boulevard Town Square, downtown.
  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Main Street Market, 501 Main St. Local farmers and artisans will be available with fruits, vegetables, Angus beef, poultry, eggs, dairy products, baked goods, flowers, plants, wines and more.
  • MY BROTHER’S KEEPER MENTOR TRAINING: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Greater First Church, 4669 Groom Road, Baker. The free training is for men of color 18 and older as part of a White House initiative to help mentor males of color ages 6 to 25. (225) 778-4788.
  • BOOK BAZAAR: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 4-H Mini Barn and Nelson Memorial buildings, LSU campus. The sale will include books in various forms and sizes. The average price is less than $10, and some books are less than $1. Admission is free, and parking is available. (225) 578-5925.
  • ZFEST: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., 20101 Old Scenic Highway, Zachary. The festival will include art, music, BREC’s Children Village, a 1-mile fun run and 5k, a fashion show, the Zachary Fire Department, Nickels & Dimes band and more. Entrance to the festival is free. Prices for carnival rides and games is $40 for the entire day, $25 for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or $25 for 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE AUDITIONS: 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Callbacks will follow the auditions for the New Venture Theatre April production at 7 p.m. the same day.
  • “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The musical comedy is about the Frankenstein legend. Tickets range from $14-$28. (225) 924-6496 or
  • USING COUPONS EFFECTIVELY: 3 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Learn how to maximize savings. (225) 354-7540.
  • “SPILL”: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU campus. The play is about the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. Tickets are $28 for the general public, $19 for senior/faculty/staff and $15 for students. (225) 578-3527 or www.swine