If you have information on classes, seminars and workshops, email it to email@example.com, or fax it to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon each Monday. If your group is no longer listed here, you need to send an updated announcement of your classes and contact information.
ARGENTINE TANGO: Lessons, milongas, workshops. (225) 766-1792 or (225) 572-1748 or http://www.tangolagniappe.com.
ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Various classes for children and adults in drawing, painting, crocheting, quilting and knitting. Visit http://www.artslivingston.org or call (225) 664-1168 for list of classes. Arts Camp 2013: Salute to Movies. For students in grades 1-5, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. June 3-12. First week: Monday-Thursday; second week: Monday-Wednesday. South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. $145; $135 each for two or more students in a family. (225) 664-1168.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASS/WORKSHOP: Independence Park, 7800 Independence Blvd. All ballroom dance rhythms taught. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. (225) 275-8438, (225) 921-6807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BATON ROUGE CALEDONIAN PIPES & DRUMS: http://www.csbr.org. Bagpipe and drumming lessons at no charge Thursday evenings at First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge. Stanley Masinter, (225) 927-0252. For Scottish country dancing, call Lyndon Williams at (225) 272-2541.
BATON ROUGE FENCING CLUB: Red Stick School of Fencing, 15450 George O’Neal Road, (225) 938-2039. Meets 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Youth fencing classes (ages 8-14), 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. (225) 772-1053.
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE GROUP FIDDLE LESSONS: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tom’s Fiddle & Bow, 204 Fuselier St., Arnaudville. Classes open to all, and no reservation required. Cost is $15 per class. (337) 322-5402 or email email@example.com.
bead art classes: Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs. Stephan Wanger offering classes to adults and children ages 8 and older. Sessions to help the artist create three new pieces depicting Livingston Parish are free. Other classes where participants create and take home their own beaded mask or picture frame are $20 to cover materials and refreshments. Through June 16. (225) 667-7512.
BEAD IT: 718 N. Burnside, Gonzales. On-going beading classes, wire wrapping, pearl knotting, basic to advance beading. Also offering art classes, mosaic classes and photography. Call for appointment, (225) 644-7862.
bible theater drama workshop: Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Ages 12 and older can learn about theater from a Christian perspective. Training in areas of acting and public speaking. Free. (225) 200-9745.
BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo: Zoo & Me mornings: Zoo excursions for children ages 3-5 accompanied by parent occurs the second Tuesday of each month. Train rides, animal encounter and art projects. $18 per child or $30 for two children and parent. Pre-registration required, (225) 775-3877.
brec paddle up program: various locations. Paddle Up 1, Paddle Up 2 and Moonlight Paddling kayak programs will be offered throughout the summer. (225) 272-9200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
brec summer camps: A variety of camps will be offered. http://brec.org/summercamp or (225) 272-9200.
caledonian broadsword academy of baton rouge: Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings. Beginners welcome. Call James Mungall, (225) 278-1577.
COMPUTER CLASSES: Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. All classes 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, Microsoft Word; Wednesday, May 22, PowerPoint; Tuesday, May 28, Excel Part 1; Wednesday, May 29, Excel Part 2. Pre-enrollment required. Free and open to the public. (225) 300-4528 or http://www.mirrorofgrace.org.
computer classes @ the library: Offered at various East Baton Rouge Parish Library branches. Classes include Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007, Introduction to the Internet, Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2007, Introduction to the Internet, Computers without Fear, Pinterest, Introduction to Gmail, Introduction to Social Networking. For more information or to register, call the individual library branch or visit http://www.ebrpl.com.
cooking classes: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St. Viking Cooking School classes offered Thursday through Sunday. Check the website at http://www.vikingrange.com or call (225) 906-5882 for more information.
create studios: 3613 Perkins Road, Suite J1, (225) 366-9278. Classes on mosaic stained glass, steampunk style, beaded chandeliers, monogrammed wine glasses-etching class, billionaire redneck wine glasses and enamel wine glass painting. To register online, go to http://www.createbr.com.
Downtown development district: Yoga in the Square, 4:45 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays in North Boulevard Town Square. Free. Visit http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org.
DRAMA KIDS CLASSES: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Broadmoor United Methodist Church, Mollylea and Sharp roads. For ages 6-teens. (225) 644-4517, http://www.dramakids.com or email email@example.com.
the front room: 1301 Avenue A, Scott. Ongoing lessons offered for children and adults in photography, fiddle, guitar and playing in a rock band. http://www.facebook.com/thefrontroom, email firstname.lastname@example.org or (337) 258-2333.
Hollywood south casting: Executive Plaza, 10001 Lake Forest Blvd., New Orleans. Runway workshop Saturday, May 11. Space is limited. http://www.hollywoodsouthcasting.com.
iberville chapter of louisiana art & artists’ guild: 15201 Depot Road, Rosedale. Ongoing art classes by Sandra Keller. Students of all skill levels are welcome to learn at their own pace, in the media and subject matter they choose. Bring your own art supplies. $24 per two-hour class; $18, LAAG members. Jewelry making classes, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. $25; $20, LAAG members. Call Shirley Daigre (225) 648-2203.
INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Fridays. Learn dances from around the world. No partners needed. Call (225) 766-0517 or (225) 766-4060.
ISRAELI FOLK DANCE CLASSES: Sunday, May 12, B’nai Israel Synagogue, 3354 Kleinert Ave. Email email@example.com.
JITTERBUG LESSONS: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Onezia Lounge, 13091 Airline Highway, Gonzales. $5 per person. (225) 647-2447 or visit http://www.onezialounge.com.
Kids Culinary Class: Tallulah in the Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. Executive Chef Andy Papson and his team lead cooking classes for kids 4-12 years old. $40 (includes white chef coat with embroidered name and logo). For more information, call Tallulah at (225) 388-5710 or visit http://www.tallulahrestaurant.com.
lafayette ballet theatre: 100 Pillette Road, Lafayette. Creative Movement Camps. Session 1 for children ages 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 15-19. Theme is The Nutcracker. Session 2 for children ages 6 and 7, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 22-26. Theme is The Sleeping Beauty. Dance attire is required and participants must bring a bag lunch. $175 per session. (337) 262-0444.
livingston Parish Children’s CHorus: LPCC Music Camp, First Baptist Church, Denham Springs, July 22-26. For children entering kindergarten-sixth grades. Open auditions for The Chorale for children in grades 6-11 through May. By appointment only. http://lpccsing.org or (225) 247-8555.
LOUISIANA ART AND ARTISTS’ GUILD: 2490 Silverest Ave. “Basic Drawing Skills” with instructor Steve Shamburger, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, $60, members; $75, nonmembers. “Life Drawing Sessions,” 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Wednesdays, $10 per night or $30 per month. (225) 751-1049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LOUISIANE VINTAGE DANCERS: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Way, 250 Foster Drive. For those interested in learning about 19th century dances. Marguerite Gravois, (225) 761-5021.
lsu leisure classes: To register or for more information, visit http://www.lsu.ed/leisureclasses or call (225) 578-5119.
MUGGIVAN SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE: Lessons include Irish step solo, traditional Ceili. Call (225) 926-5150 or (225) 927-9027.
- orthlake nature center: 23135 La. 190, Mandeville. (985) 626-1238. Kundalini Yoga with Sally Dunn, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15. Reservations required. $5; free for members. Kayaking the Bayou with David Woodard. 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, May 23. Reservations required. $5; free for members. Moonlight Hike and Marshmallow Melt, 7:35 p.m. Friday, May 24. Reservations required. $5; free for members.
oshner lifelong learning institute (OLLI at lsu): Offering non-credit educational programs specifically developed for adults age 50 and older. To register or for more information, call (225) 578-6783, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or visit http://www.outreach.lsu.edu/olli.
PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY FOR THE HOME-SCHOOLED: (337) 896-1874 or email@example.com. Classes in acting, music, ballet and modern dance and conditioning for students age 7 to adult, and creative movement for children age 3-6.
photography classes: Photography Lighting Workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 11-12. $300. Camera and Photography Basics Class with field trips starting Tuesday, May 14. Instructor: Amy Shutt. (225) 200-1895 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
photoshop elements 11 workshop: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Jones Creek Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presented by Jay Patel of the Louisiana Photographic Society. Registration required. Free. Email email@example.com.
Piano and guitar lessons: Christian Life Academy, 2037 Quail Drive. Study gospel and contemporary Christian improvisation styles. Learn to use the Nashville Number Chord Chart System. http://www.passiontolearn.com or (225) 773-3350.
THE RED SHOES: 2303 Government St., Baton Rouge. Pre-register for all events by calling (225) 338-1170. Stop and Stare: Going Deeper, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 10. $10. TED Talks: Ideas Worth Spreading, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 14. $7. Morning yoga, 8 a.m.-9 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. Gentle yoga, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. All yoga classes: $8 per class/$48 for seven classes. http://www.theredshoes.org.
ric seeling dance studio: 10776 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Visit http://www.ricseeling.com or call (225) 928-2788 for list of classes.
sandlot softball: For fun and exercise. Call (225) 715-0929.
THEATRE Baton rouge: 7155 Florida Blvd. Acting, voice, dance and set design classes for children, adults and seniors. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
unitarian church of baton Rouge: 8470 Goodwood Blvd. The Amazing Race Challenge summer camp 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8-12. Ages kindergarten through sixth grade. $100 and $25 for before and after care. (225) 926-2291 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
work/shop: 7353 Highland Road. Adult classes include Digital SLR crash course, figure drawing, daytime throwing and oil painting, hand building with clay, bookmaking, wood-firing, assemblage sculpture. Children’s classes are eco-art recycled sculpture and art club Tuesdays-Thursdays. For details, call (225) 400-9923 or visit http://www.workshopbr.com.
ZHUANG’S TAICHI & KUNGFU ACADEMY: 4846 Revere Ave., Baton Rouge. (225) 936-7469 , email email@example.com or go to http://www.taichiperson.com. Tai Chi Push for Beginners, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, $50 per month.