Around Baton Rouge for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT: 8 a.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road, Meeting Rooms 9 and 10.

ZOO & ME MORNING: 9:30 a.m., BREC Baton Rouge Zoo, Thomas Road. The children’s program includes a train ride, animal shows, art projects and snacks. Tickets are $18 for one child with a guardian and $30 for two children with a guardian. (225) 775-3877 or brzoo.org.

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

CROCHETING FOR A CAUSE: 1 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Jones Creek Regional Branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Patrons can come to a workshop to learn how to crochet mats for the homeless using recycled grocery bags. (225) 756-1150.

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 1 p.m., Capital Area CASA office, 848 Louisiana Ave. Find out how to be a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home. (225) 379-8598 or casabr.org.

“FINDING VIVIAN MAIER:” 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The IFC documentary is about Vivian Maier, a nanny who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs and became one of the great street photographers of the 20th century. Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel. Tickets are $8.50. manshiptheatre.org or (225) 344-0334.