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