Around Baton Rouge for Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS

FORUM FRIDAY: Noon, Juban’s, 3739 Perkins Road. Forum 35, an organization of young people working to improve Baton Rouge, will hold a luncheon featuring Adam Knapp, president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. Lunch is $20 for forum members and $25 for the general public. To register, visit bit.ly/1zwmWrl.

KIDD KEYNOTES: 1 p.m., USS Kidd Museum, 305 S. River Road. This month’s lecture will feature Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office highlighting new military outreach initiatives and consumer protection information. The lectures are free and open to everyone. usskidd.com or (225) 342-1942.

BATON ROUGE IRISH CLUB DINNER THEATRE: 6 p.m., Cafe Americain, 7521 Jefferson Highway. Enjoy dinner and a performance of “The Weir” by the Baton Rouge Irish Club. The play was voted one of the 100 most significant plays of the 20th century. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door if seating is available. bririshclub.com.

“ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR.”: 7 p.m., LSU Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Playmakers Young Professionals will perform a stage production of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” (225) 578-3533 or playmakersbr.org.

SPOOF NIGHT WITH “LABYRINTH”: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Family Dinner Comedy Troupe will spoof the ’80s cult classic, starring David Bowie. Tickets for the comedy show are $11. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org.

“MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940”: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. The comedy play is written by John Bishop and directed by Jason Breaux. Tickets are $10. (225) 216-0660.

FRIDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES: 7:30 p.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Dr. Bryan Piazza will lecture on the Atchafalaya Basin. Admission is free. hrpo.lsu.edu or (225) 768-9948.

CHRIS LEBLANC BAND: 9 p.m., The Roux House, 143 Third St. The rock band will perform. (225) 344-2583.

MOON HONEY’S GOODBYE SHOW: 9 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. The surreal pop band will perform a goodbye show before two members leave to pursue other plans and the rest of the band moves to California. Cody Bonnette will open the show. chelseascafe.com or (225) 387-3679.