Around Baton Rouge for Aug. 7, 2014


RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m., Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St.; and noon, Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St.

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

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA office, 848 Louisiana Ave. The informational session will show volunteers how they can help abused or neglected children while they await safe and permanent homes. (225) 379-8598 or

KNITTING AND CROCHET CLASSES: 5 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Central Branch, 11260 Joor Road. Classes take place on the first and third Thursdays of the month. (225) 262-2640.

WINE AND CUPCAKE TASTING EVENT: 5:30 p.m., Patio Lounge, Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, 4728 Constitution Ave. Come sample wine paired with hors d’oeuvres and cupcakes from Sugarbelle. Admission is free. or (225) 925-2244.

CITIZENS ADVISORY COUNCIL MONTHLY MEETING: 6 p.m., Plank Road Civic Center, 4523 Plank Road. The council is part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Office of Community Development. Calvin Ray, of Republic Services, will be the speaker. Republic Services handles garbage pickup in Baton Rouge. (225) 389-3039, ext. 122.

NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION MEETING: 6 p.m., LSU Student Union, Raphael Semmes Road, LSU campus. The Baton Rouge Chapter will meet to share stuttering experiences and to practice speaking skills. The meeting is open to all people who stutter, their family and anyone interested in learning about the communication disorder. (225) 578-2545 or

“MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY)”: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The theater will show a screening of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin performing classic skits live in London. Tickets are $10. (225) 344-0334 or

“THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL”: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The play is about a widow who escapes her watchful son and daughter-in-law to return to her beloved hometown, Bountiful. New Venture Theatre will present. Tickets are $20. or (225) 344-0334.

“THE SHAPE OF THINGS”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The play is a modern day retelling of the fall of man. It is rated R. Tickets are $22.

COMEDY SHOW: 8 p.m., Breakroom at IPO, 421 Third St. Headliners will be Seth Hartley and Travis Edwards. Hosting will be Mike Honore, of Family Dinner Improv, a comedy troupe that started at LSU. (225) 302-5541.

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