Around Baton Rouge for Thursday, July 24, 2014


EAST BATON ROUGE SCHOOL BOARD: 5 p.m., Central Office, 1050 S. Foster Drive. The board will hold a public hearing on reapportionment.


LIGHT UP LOUISIANA RECEPTION: 9 a.m., Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. The Louisiana Photographic Society has a new exhibit, “Light Up Louisiana,” a collection of photos focused on Louisiana, Baton Rouge and the Old State Capitol. The public is invited to attend the exhibit’s free opening reception. (225) 342-0500 or

MECHANICAL BULL RIDES: 11:30 a.m., Town Square, North Boulevard, downtown. Ride a mechanical bull for free as part of a promotional event for the Chris Shivers Professional Bull Riders Invitational in August at the Baton Rouge River Center.

ROCK-N-ROWE CONCERT: 6 p.m., Town Square Park, Perkins Rowe, corner of Perkins Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard. The free concert series continues with a performance by the Justin Adams Band.

TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3603 Thomas Road. The evening tour will include animal shows and snacks. Pre registration is required. Tickets are $16 for adults and teens and $13 for children ages 2-12. (225) 775-3877 or

“THE SCHOOL FOR LIES”: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. The play is a farcical love story based on Moliere’s “The Misanthrope.” Tickets are $10. George Judy is the director. (225) 578-3527 or

DINNER AND A MOVIE: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Eat dinner at Capital City Grill and watch “Footloose” at Manship. Tickets for the movie and dinner are $27.50. Tickets for just the movie are $7.50. or (225) 344-0334.

DROP THE NEEDLE: 9:30 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. Musicians will come together to cover the album “John Prine.”

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