Around Baton Rouge for Aug. 5, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

MASTER GARDENER CLASS: 7 a.m., Burden Conference Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Registration is required by calling (225) 763-3990, option 5.

BASIC BRIDGE CLASS: 10:30 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Scotlandville Branch, 7373 Scenic Highway. Registration is required by calling (225) 354-7540.

SEEING BY TOUCH: 2:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Jones Creek Regional Branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Mary Haupt will share how it feels to be blind and what tools she uses to function in the world. She also will share a braille story with the children. Registration is required. (225) 756-1160.

SIMPLE STEPS FOR GOING INTO BUSINESS: 6 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The branch holds a presentation on starting a business.

ACIDIC: 7 p.m., The Varsity, 3353 Highland Road. The rock band from California performs, with Drayter and Tandem as special guests. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. varsitytheatre.com or (225) 383-7018.