Baton Rouge area calendar for July 5, 2013

Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD  -- Jessica Watson belts out a tune during rehearsals for Ascension Community Theatre's summer musical 'Damn Yankees.' Show caption
Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Jessica Watson belts out a tune during rehearsals for Ascension Community Theatre's summer musical 'Damn Yankees.'

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture and café.
  • LUNCH AND A MOVIE @ THE LIBRARY: 11 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Bring finger foods and snacks and watch a movie. For children ages 6 and older. (225) 389-4959.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Animal Independence and Ice Cream Social. $17, dogs over 40 lbs and adult cats. $75, puppies and kittens. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org or (225) 636-2680.
  • MOVIE AFTERNOON @ THE LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Bring snacks. For children ages 4 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.
  • LES MISERABLES: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET AND BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. Arts Market features handmade gifts and works of art. Free kids’ activities 9 a.m.-noon at the Arts Market’s Kids Booth. (225) 267-5060. Friends of the Animals dog adoptions, 8 a.m.-noon. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., PetSmart, Airline Highway, Gonzales. http://lfldr.com.
  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture and café.
  • ATCHAFALAYA NATIVE AMERICAN DANCES AND TRADITIONS: 10:30 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presented by Regina Smith and Ken Dixon. (225) 756-1150.
  • VIEWING & DOING ART: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Hands-on art projects for families with children ages 6-12. http://www.lasm.org.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Animal Independence and Ice Cream Social. $1 ice cream from Kleinpeter. $17, dogs more than 40 pounds and adult cats. $75, puppies and kittens. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. http://www.caaws.org.
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.
  • MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org.
  • TEENS TALK BOOKS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will discuss Jordan Sonnenblick’s Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie. Refreshments will be served. (225) 658-1870.
  • SATURDAY AFTERNOON MOVIE @ THE LIBRARY: 3 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. (225) 354-7580.
  • SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.
  • LES MISERABLES: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Animal Independence and Ice Cream Social. $1 ice cream from Kleinpeter. $17, dogs over 40 lbs and adult cats. $75, puppies and kittens. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor, 100 Lafayette St. Free admission to the galleries and 2 p.m., Discover the Collection: Visual Verbal. Free. (225) 389-7200.
  • FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free admission and reduced admission to planetarium shows. Special presentation of the interactive theater program, We Know NANO! http://www.lasm.org.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Pets and Paddles at the LSU Lakes/Baton Rouge Beach. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

MONDAY, JULY 8

  • DISCOVERY DOME: 10 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Registration required. (225) 389-4967.
  • PET ROCKS: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Gonzales Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Make and take craft for children. (225) 647-3955.
  • BOOK BUDS: 11 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Children ages 5-10 will be paired with a teen Book Bud volunteer. (225) 658-1860.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 9

  • MEET THE K-9 UNIT OF THE BATON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT: 10:30 a.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For children ages 4-11. (225) 924-9386.
  • WATER BOTTLE FLOWERS: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Craft for teens. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.
  • DISCOVERY DOME: 2 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Registration required. (225) 354-7550.
  • SPEED DATING-CAREER EDITION: 2 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Professionals will answer teens’ questions about choosing a career. (225) 354-7570.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • DIG INTO READING WITH MARY JO KELLY, THE BOOK DOCTOR: 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. For children ages 3 and older. (225) 274-4460.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://caaws.org.
  • TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

  • CREATE A TERRARIUM STORY/CRAFT: 10 a.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. For children ages 7-11 (225) 389-4959.
  • ATCHAFALAYA NATIVE AMERICAN DANCES AND TRADITIONS: 10:30 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Presented by Regina Smith and Ken Dixon. (225) 389-7460.
  • FISH EYES STORY/CRAFT: 10:30 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. For children ages 2 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • DISCOVERY DOME: 2 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St. Registration required. (225) 354-7060.
  • PUPPY DOG STORY/CRAFT: 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. For children ages 3-7. (225) 274-4460.
  • CD SCRATCH ART: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. Program for teens. (225) 778-5960.
  • CONSTRUCTION ZONE STORY/CRAFT: 4 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For children ages 4-6. (225) 924-9386.
  • SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by the Hot Club of New Orleans. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. http://www.stjamesbr.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Dog and cat adoptions. Prices include vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • DISCOVERY DOME: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Registration required. (225) 756-1160.
  • OPERATION LIFESAVER: 10 a.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. A presentation on railroad safety for children ages 5 and older. (225) 658-1860.
  • LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Thomas Rickey will present “The 4th Louisiana at the Battle of Baton Rouge.” Participants are welcome to bring a lunch. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com.
  • ATCHAFALAYA NATIVE AMERICAN DANCES AND TRADITIONS: 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Presented by Regina Smith and Ken Dixon. (225) 231-3760.
  • HIPPO GOES BANANAS STORY/CRAFT: 2:30 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. For children ages 3-11. (225) 354-7560.
  • DIG INTO READING WITH MARY JO KELLY, THE BOOK DOCTOR: 2:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. For children ages 3 and older. (225) 274-4460.
  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS SHOW: 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. (225) 231-3760.
  • MAKE A GNOME HOUSE STORY/CRAFT: 3 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. For children ages 6-11. (225) 778-5960.
  • CHAPTER BOOK CLUB & STORY/CRAFT: 4 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. For children ages 7-11. (225) 924-9386.
  • MODULAR ORIGAMI PART 1: 4 p.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. Program for teens. (225) 354-7570.
  • BASTILLE DAY-OUR LOUISIANA FRENCH CONNECTION YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Old State Capitol House Chamber, 100 North Blvd. Reception and panel discussion. (225) 342-0500.
  • A MID CITY’S NIGHT DREAM: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Jefferson Highway and Government streets. Mini art hop with area merchants and opening receptions for summer art shows. Participants are Artvark, Ltd., Brew Ha! Ha!, Caffery Gallery, Elizabethan Gallery, Mosaic Garden, My Louise, Rue Cou Cou and Sally’s Circa 1857. (225) 924-6437.
  • TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Guided tour of the zoo with a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Preregistration required. $16, adults; $13, children age 2-12. (225) 775-3877.
  • SUMMER HERITAGE TALK: 6 p.m., refreshments; 6:30 p.m., program, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Brian J. Costello will give a lecture titled “The Creole Trail: Genealogical Ties Unite Pointe Coupee, Avoyelles, Rapides and Natchitoches parishes. (225) 342-5428.
  • BRIDAL SHOW: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Fleur Du Jour, 447 Third St. An evening of shopping, music and fashion. RVSP www.idobridaleventbr.com.
  • MEMORY AND THE LOVELIEST AFTERNOON OF THE YEAR: 6:30 p.m., Wholly Ground Coffee Shop, 28245 Walker South Road, Walker. Performance by Catalyst Theatre. $10. (225) 247-5205 or (225) 572-3996.
  • SWINE PALACE ANNUAL WINE GALA: 7 p.m., Reilly Theater, LSU. Food and wine tasting. Proceeds benefit Swine Palace’s 2013-14 season. $50. (225) 578-3527 or swinepalace.org.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Ascension Community Theatre’s summer musical. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • LES MISERABLES: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

OUTDOORS

  • BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): http://www.bramba.org.
  • BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: http://www.brtrikke.com, email brtrikke@cox.net.
  • BATON ROUGE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Robert McLaughlin, (225) 926-2223 (call between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.).
  • BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: (225) 387-3717 or http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.
  • BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com. Call for details or go to the website for weekend ride information.
  • BATON ROUGE HASH HOUSE HARRIERS: (225) 603-8467. Call for details of special events.
  • BURDEN CENTER: (225) 763-3990, 5460 Essen Lane. Urban hiking. Two miles of hiking, walking trails.

ONGOING

  • ANN CONNELLY FINE ART GALLERY: 4221 Perkins Road. Featured artists for July: Benjamin Diller and Donna West. (225) 927-7676.
  • ART GUMBO CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales, (225) 644-6131. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gumbo Center is a program of the River Region Art Association.
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive, (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org. Work by gallery members Frankie Gould, April Hammock, Ross Jahnke and Tom Richard, through Aug. 1.
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Cure for the Summertime Blues show and sale of original art of the Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 10. (225) 924-6437.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Works by Meichi Lee and Scott Thomas Arthur, through July 22. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday. (225) 769-0582.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: 8476 Highland Road. Adoption house. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
  • JOIE PETITE DESIGNS: 4257 Church St., Suite 104, Zachary. Art gallery, art school and art studio. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. http://www.joiepetitedesigns.com or (225) 570-8323.
  • KRESS GALLERY: 447 Third St., Suite 200. Abstract Expressionism & Pop Art, through Monday, Aug. 12. Features work by gallery artists Andrew Robertson, Jacob Zumo, Taufeeq Muhammad and Christopher Turner. Free. http://www.kressgallerybr.com.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & His Legacy, through Sunday, July 14. All That Jazz: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Posters, through Sept. 8. For planetarium show times, visit http://www.lasm.org.
  • LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music and An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard, through Sunday, July 14. New Acquisitions: Recent Gifts to the Permanent Collection, through Dec. 29. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.
  • LSU RURAL LIFE MUSEUM: 4560 Essen Lane. Once Upon a Bayou, works by Chestee Harrington, through Aug. 2. (225) 765-2437.
  • OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Rhythm and Hues, exhibition of works by members of Associated Women in the Arts, through Aug. 25. (225) 342-0500.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. The Hunt for Treasure!, through Sept. 15. Scott Innes: West Baton Rouge’s Own Scooby Doo, through Aug. 25. Paintings by Mary Anne Pecot, beginning Saturday, July 6. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free. Also, free admission for active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day.

SINGLES EVENTS

  • BATON ROUGE SINGLES: Visit http://www.meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 5 p.m. Friday, July 5, music and dancing at the VFW hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6 p.m. Saturday, July 6, dinner at Texas Roadhouse in Siegen Marketplace; 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, music by Rocky Saxon and steak night, VFW Hall; 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, volleyball in the gym.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174.
  • TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.