Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Scotlandville Branch, 7373 Scenic Highway.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building, 8435 Ned Ave., Apt. A. NAP sets up tents in neighborhoods for people to create art for free. (225) 389-7207 or lsumoa.org.
  • “AN AMERICAN TAIL”: 10 a.m. Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The children’s movie series continues with “An American Tail,” a film about an immigrant mouse who is separated from his family in New York City. Each movie comes with a live animal show from BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. Tickets are $6 and include popcorn, juice or water and a sweet snack. (225) 389-7264 or manshiptheatre.org.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Volunteers will learn how to become a voice for abused or neglected children while they await safe and permanent homes. (225) 379-8595 or casabr.org.
  • “THE GIANT OF MARATHON”: 5:30 p.m., Prescott Hall, Room 234, LSU campus. The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures will show “The Giant of Marathon” as part of its Sword and Sandal Summer Cinema Series. lsu.edu/forlang or (225) 578-6616.
  • FIRST WEDNESDAY OPENING RECEPTION: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. The reception is for an exhibit featuring Mary Ann Caffery, Phyllis Lear and Randell Henry. Admission is free. batonrougegallery.org.
  • VAMPIRATES: 8 p.m., Hound Dog, 668 Main St. The punk rock band will perform. Vampirates.org.