Several East Baton Rouge Parish libraries have exhibits on display and classes during July.

They include:

Red, White and Blue in the Archives, featuring World War II materials and other patriotic items and Our Flag, Our Heritage by the Baton Rouge Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. For more information, call (225) 763-2240.

Abstract Murals by Susan Jackson, The Baton Rouge Bead Society and Felicia Hunt, Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. For more information, call (225) 274-4440.

American Girl 2011 by the Red Stick Smocking Guild and Life Interpretations by Irma Alexander, Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. For more information, call (225) 756-1140.

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine, Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. For more information, call (225) 354-7540.

A teen drawing meeting will take place at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 25, at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. For more information, call (225) 763-2240.

Registration is open for a watercolor painting basics class at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 25, at the Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road. Supplies will be provided. For more information, call (225) 658-1540.

Fall classes set

Registration is open for Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s fall classes, which begin Sept. 19. For more information, call (225) 389-7246 or visit the website.


At the pigeonaire

Artwork by artists R.C. Davis, Carol Arabie, Alla Baltas, Mildred Edmund and LSU art student Joseph Turpin will be on exhibit through Sept. 15 in the pigeonaire at the entrance of Santa Maria subdivision, 18010 Santa Maria Parkway.

Hours are 1-6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call (225) 802-1211 or (225) 803-8528.

In West Baton Rouge

The West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen, is showing two exhibits: Cathartic Art: Remembering 9/11 runs through Sept. 18; and Morley, the Vanished Lumber Town runs through Oct. 2.


In Clinton

McKnight’s Gallery, 12321 St. Helena St., Clinton, is featuring an exhibit of work by students in Ann Wagner’s still life class through July 31. Also, Della Storms is the gallery’s featured artist in July and August. For more information, call (225) 683-8267.

At the WWII Museum

The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, has scheduled two events this week:

6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, Pub Quiz, The Stage Door Canteen.

1-2 p.m. Sunday, July 31, Sunday Swing, featuring Lionel Ferbos; 1-2 p.m. free dance lessons, 2-4 p.m. live music.

For more information, call (504) 527-6012.


At Loyola

The 23rd annual New Orleans International Piano Competition will run through Sunday, July 31, in Roussel Hall in the Communications/Music Complex at Loyola University in New Orleans. Tickets for evening performances are $15-$30. For tickets, visit the website.


At Southern Rep

Southern Repertory Theatre, 365 Canal St., Suite No. 34, New Orleans, is accepting submissions through Sept. 15 for The Ruby Prize, a national new play award for a woman of color playwright.

The winner of this $10,000 prize will be announced on Nov. 1, and the play will be read during the Southern Rep’s New Play Bacchanal Workshops and Readings Jan. 5-7, 2012. For rules and requirements, call (504) 522-6545 or visit the website.