- TGIF MOVIE DAY: 1 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Films vary each Friday. Popcorn and lemonade. Free.
ARTISTS’ OPENING RECEPTION: TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR6 P.M.-9 P.M., FTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORRAMEWORKS GALLERY, 8501 HIGHLAND ROAD. THE EXHIBIT WILL FEATURE JOVANN ARMSTRONG, MEICHI LEE AND MITCHELL LONG. THE WORK WILL HANG THROUGH SEPT. 7. (225) 769-0582 OR FWGALLERY.NET
MOVIES AND MUSIC ON THE LAWN: 8 P.M. OR SUNDOWN, WHICHEVER COMES LAST, BATON ROUGE GALLERY, 1515 DALRYMPLE DRIVE. SCREENING OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S “THE LODGER,” WITH MUSIC BY ENGLAND IN 1819. $5. FREE POPCORN. (225) 383-1470
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown.
DOLL COLLECTING FOR ADULTS: 2 P.M., PRIDE-CHANEYVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY, 13600 PRIDE-PORT HUDSON ROAD. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. (225) 658-1540
- “SPRING AWAKENING” AUDITIONS: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Auditions will consist of a one- to two-minute prepared monologue and 16 bars of a song. By appointment only. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.
- PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 8 p.m.-9 p.m., Landolt Astronomical Observatory, Nicholson Hall rooftop, LSU. There will be a close conjunction of Saturn, Mars and the crescent moon. (225) 578-2261 or email@example.com.
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY
- YOUR PACE OR MINE WALKING CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Free.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
- THE ECLECTIC TRUTH SLAM AND OPEN MIC POETRY READING: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $7.
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway; and 12:30 p.m-2 p.m., Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive. Weather permitting.
- “THE NEXT ELVIS” BOOK PRESENTATION: 9:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 8484 Old Hammond Highway. Free presentation by author Barbara Sims. (225) 578-2500
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 6400 Perkins Road (behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center).
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St.; and noon-2 p.m., Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St. Weather permitting.
- “ACCALIA AND THE SWAMP MONSTER” OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., fifth floor, LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Kelli Scott Kelley exhibition. Free for members, $10 for non-members. (225) 389-7200 or lsumoa.org.
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Exhibit by Scott Finch, Charles Barbier, Leanne Cambric and Paul Dean, Sunday-Sept. 25. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free. (225) 383-1470
- BEAUREGARD GALLERY: 715 Europe St., (225) 383-1932. “Four the Arts,” four-artist exhibit by Chris Bajon Jones, Joette LeBlanc, Kathy Tedaldi and Judy Duplantis Vernon, through Sunday.
- BREC SPLASH PADS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
- EBR MAIN LIBRARY: 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Eric J. Brown exhibit, The “Creator’s Breath” collection and “form of calligraphy” paintings; and “Ransom Rambo,” a collection of original paintings honoring African-American heroes, through Sept. 30. (225) 231-3712 or ebrpl.com
- THE ENCHANTED MANSION, A DOLL MUSEUM: 190 Lee Drive. “Barbies” exhibit, through Saturday. $4.50, adults; $3.50, seniors and $2, children. Under age 2 admitted free. (225) 769-0005, firstname.lastname@example.org or enchantedmansion.org
- LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: Basic beginner class and beyond-beginner class offered four Mondays in September (beginning Sept. 8), with final class on Oct. 6. Classes are 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. (225) 261-6696 or email@example.com
- LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHORUS: New Convenant Church, Denham Springs. Fall semester underway. Apprentice choir for children in grades K-3 meets 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Chorus for grades 3-10 meets 6 p.m. Tuesday. lpccsing.org or (225) 247-5555
- LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “LeRoy Neiman: Action!,” exhibit of work by the American artist and sports illustrator, through Jan. 17, 2015. “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, through Jan. 18, 2015. “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, through Jan. 25, 2015. lsumoa.org
- LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “CANstruction Competition,” participants in area design, building and business communities have built structures made of cans of food. Display runs through Sept. 12. “American Brilliant Cut Glass: A Silver Lining” and “Herman Mhire - Emilio Garcia: The Art and Science of Shells,” through Sept. 24. “Selections from the LASM Collection: Egyptian Tapestries,” through Oct. 12. $7.25 for adults; $6.25 for children ages 2-12 and seniors age 65 and older; $5 for groups of 15 or more. College students with ID and museum members are admitted free. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
- LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. “Light Up Louisiana,” presented by the Louisiana Photographic Society. Exhibit continues until Sept. 20. (225) 342-0500
- CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. CAAWS.org
- CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. CAAWS.org
- CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The society also holds adoption events 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. The society also offers adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information, call (225) 774-7701.
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday (during Daylight Saving Time only), The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
- RIVER COMMUNITY CHURCH: 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville. Third annual “Children’s Community Art and Photography Show,” through Sunday, Sept. 28. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sundays and by appointment. Free. For an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern University Visual Arts Gallery: Frank Hayden Hall. “The Importance of Art to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in This New Millennium,” through Friday, Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment on Friday. Free.
West Baton Rouge Museum: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. Offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. “100 Years after the War to End All Wars,” exhibit marking the centennial anniversary of the start of World War I, through Oct. 26. “Carving Their Niche: The Bowie Family in Louisiana,” through Sunday. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15
Compiled by Red staff