- DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS: noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge River Center. Exhibit, dino dig, dino den, dino theater, dino coloring station and scavenger hunt. 13 and older, $13; children 2-12, $22 exhibit plus, $16 exhibit only; seniors, $16; children 2 and under, free; individual ride tickets, $5-$6. www.discoverthedinosaurs.com
FRIDAY AND THURSDAY, JUNE 25
- HOT SUMMER NIGHTS AND COOL JAZZ: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. The LSU School of Music’s annual summer jazz concert series. $25. (225) 578-5128 or music.lsu.edu
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 28
- “JEKYLL AND HYDE”: 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Ascension Community Theatre’s summer musical. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org
- FATHER’S DAY BASH: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Goodwood Hardware, 7539 Jefferson Highway. Car show, cooking classes, more.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Featuring “Tomato Me Crazy,” a celebration featuring giveaways, themed art, face painting, games and prizes.
THIRD ANNUAL DADDY, DAUGHTER AND SON 1 MILE RELAY: 8 A.M., PERKINS ROAD PARK. HOSTED BY BATON ROUGE AREA SPORTS FOUNDATION. INFO: ERIC@BRASF.COM
- “SAVED FROM THE TEMPTEST”: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. A record restoration talk regarding Hurricane Katrina, by Ann Boltin, senior archivist at the Catholic Diocese of East Baton Rouge. (225) 924-8921
- “101 DALMATIANS KIDS” MUSICAL PRODUCTION CAMP PERFORMANCE: 11 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org
- JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Odell S. Williams Now and Then African American Museum, 538 South Blvd. Featuring a performance by Charmaine Neville. Free. (225) 343-4431
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
- THE BATON ROUGE CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY’S SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd.
J ANTHONY BROWN & FRIENDS: FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND: 7 P.M. AND 9 P.M. SATURDAY, AND 7 P.M. SUNDAY (SOLD OUT), JUST JOKES COMEDY CLUB, 4715 BENNINGTON AVE. COMEDY SHOW FEATURING THE RADIO HOST, TV AND FILM ACTOR. $30, PLUS FEE. EVENTBRITE.COM, KEY WORDS: J ANTHONY.
- BASIC CAPOEIRA CLASSES: 6 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. A Brazilian art form which combines fight, dance and rhythmic movements that are performed in a dialogue between players. Free. (630) 362-2566 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd. Locally grown produce and baked goods.
- “COFFEE AND CONVERSATION”: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace Ave. Hosted by The Butterfly Society, Deborah Wicker Jones and Jane Yellow will discuss domestic violence. email@example.com.
- JAZZ AT THE POINTE: 7 p.m., Americana Development, La. 64, Zachary. Hosted by the Regional Arts Council of Zachary, there will be a performance by Harry Anderson and Friends, a six member jazz group. raczachary.com
- 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.
- BASIC CAPOEIRA CLASSES: 7 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. A Brazilian art form which combines fight, dance and rhythmic movements that are performed in a dialogue between players. Free. (630) 362-2566 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- RED STICK FARMERS MOBILE MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center (enter from Kenilworth Boulevard). Seasonal produce and baked goods.
- BATON ROUGE OLD STATE CAPITOL SPEAKER SERIES: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. “Stories and Facts about the Treasures Stored Within The Louisiana Archives, and About the Old State Capitol,” presented by Dr. Florent Hardy Jr. Free, members; $10, non-members; $5, students.
HERITAGE LECTURE: 6:30 P.M., EAST ROOM, OLD GOVERNOR’S MANSION, 502 NORTH BLVD. “EXPLORING IMAGES AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE PORT HUDSON SIEGE DURING THE CIVIL WAR” BY MICHAEL FRAERING, PORT HUDSON HISTORICAL SITE AND HEAD INTERPRETIVE RANGER. FREE, FHL MEMBERS; $10, GUESTS. FHL.ORG
- UNCORKED: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Ruffino’s Catering at De La Ronde Hall, 320 Third St. To benefit Forum 35. forum35.org
- ARTS COUNCIL OF BATON ROUGE’S FIREHOUSE GALLERY: 427 Laurel St. “After - The Silence of the Lower 9th Ward,” photographs by John Rosenthal, with a preface by Lolis Eric Elie, afterward by John Pope, through July 3. acgbr.com
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “The Mississippi River School,” exhibit by Charles Barbier, Clark Derbes (BRG debut), Wylie Sofia Garcia (BRG debut) and David Scott Smith (BRG debut), through Thursday, June 25. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Free. (225) 383-1470 or batonrougegallery.org
- 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. (225) 636-2680
- THE GALLERY AT MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. “The Art of Vinyl,” an exhibition celebrating iconic album art as an expression and connection to the music and cultural trends of its era. manshiptheatre.org
- FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road.A fine art photography group show of selected works from local photographers working in either traditional film or digital processing. Exhbiting artists are Paulo Steven Diniz, Kevin Duffy, Amy James, Cathy Nystrom, Eleanor Owen-Kerr, Edward Richards, Kathy Scherer, Reni Zietz and Jim Zietz. Through July 18. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (225) 769-0582 or fwgallery.net
Jones Walker Foyer: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “The Human Body,” paintings by the LSU Art Therapy Program in collaboration with the Baton Rouge General Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Infusion Lab. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Free. (225) 346-5001
- LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “Monuments & Metaphors: Art in Public Spaces,” through June 28. “Emerson Bell: A Tribute,” through Sunday. “From the Blue Planet to the Red Planet” - a journey to the year 2132; “The Moon”; “A Hitchhiker’s Tour Through the Universe,” through June 28. “Dark Universe,” through July 12.
- LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. “The Enduring Architecture of A. Hayes Town.” Sponsored by the Louisiana Chapter of American Institute of Architects and Moran’s Printing, through Sept. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. (225) 342-0500.
- LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Debbie Fleming Caffery: Baton Rouge After the Storm” and “Mexico in New Orleans: A Tale of Two Americas,” both through Aug. 30. “Margaret Evangeline: ON WAR,” through Aug. 2. lsumoa.org
- LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “NIME15: New Interfaces for Musical Expression,” an exhibit of interactive installations, through June 28. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
- LSU STUDENT UNION GALLERY: LSU campus. “LSU Folks’ Arts & Crafts Show”, featuring works of art from LSU faculty and staff. Through Aug. 27. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (225) 578-5162
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. 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 through Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
West Baton Rouge Museum: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “Neal Family Blues,” exhibit commemorating the blues legacy of Raful Neal and his family, through July 12. “When the Cannons Fell Silent,” exhibit commemorating the sesquicentennial of the end of the American Civil War, through Aug. 16.
- YELP! BR PET ADOPTIONS: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, and 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Applications accepted for adoption approval. (225) 485-9200 or email@example.com
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose