• FAMILY COOKING CLASS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Anne Milneck, of Red Stick Spice Company, will teach families how to cook a quinoa salad with summer vegetables. All ingredients will be provided. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 567-1441 or
  • FAIS DO-DO DANCE: 4:30 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 1717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Live music by Jason Frey & Lagniappe. $10.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theatre, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Featuring Blake Miller & the Vermillion Playboys. $5. (337) 457-7389
  • LAST FRIDAY FILM SERIES: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum & Arts Center, 500 Main St., New Roads. Screening of “The Alamo.” Refreshments will be sold. Free. (225) 718-6706
  • THE CRESCENT CIRCUS: 7 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Magic, acrobatics, juggling arts and physical comedy. $12, adults; $5, children ages 11 and younger. (337) 828-2787


  • ‘NICK TICKLE, FAIRY TALE DETECTIVE’: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Eunice Players’ Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice. A children’s summer production. Tickets available from David’s Hair Salon, (337) 546-0163, or Turning Point, (337) 457-2156.
  • RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY SUPER CIRCUS HEROES: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. $10-$50. (337) 265-2100
  • ‘PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE!’ STAGE SHOW: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville. Tickets are $15 and a limited amount will be available to purchase on event dates. (800) 745-3000 or


  • ‘SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS’: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Thursday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Performance of the two-act play by Richard Alfieri. $12, general admission; $10, students and seniors. (337) 484-0172


  • FREECYCLING: 9 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Bring in gently used, unwanted items and see if there are things you need or want. (225) 473-8052
  • WILD CRAFTS FOR KIDS: 11 a.m., Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. This Saturday program is for children ages 5-12. The craft usually begins with a short talk or demonstration followed by a take-home craft project. Topics relate to things naturally occurring outdoors. Included in admission. (888) 981-2020
  • NATURE, NATURALLY: 1:30 p.m., Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. This program is for all ages. When weather permits, participants will go outside on a nature scavenger hunt, create take home field guides, play a nature themed game or even learn and play Native American sports. Included in admission. (888) 981-2020
  • LOCAL AUTHORS EXPO: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 5705 Johnston St., Lafayette. (337) 989-4142
  • CAJUN ROLLERGIRLS VS. CENLA DERBY DAMES: 6 p.m., doors; 7 p.m., game, Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium, 310 N. Canal Blvd., Thibodaux. Women’s flat-track roller derby action. Following the game, skaters will be available for photographs and autographs. Advance tickets: $10, adults; $6, children ages 6-12. Door: $12, adults; $8, students and children ages 6-12; free, children ages 5 and younger.
  • SUPERHERO ALMOST SLEEPOVER: 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress St., Hammond. Children can come dressed as their favorite superhero for a night of games and activities. Pizza and snacks will be served. Members: $20, first child; $15, each additional child; nonmembers: $25, first child; $20, each additional child. (985) 340-9150


  • AUDITIONS FOR IPAL: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Auditions for “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Cast of six men and four women. (337) 967-5145 or email


  • IRON HORSE TRIATHLON: 7:30 a.m., Lake End Park, 2300 La. 70, Morgan City. 400 yard swim, 14 mile bike, 2 mile run. (985) 855-1719 or
  • BOOK READING/SIGNING: 3 p.m., Birdman Coffee and Books, 5687 Commerce St., St. Francisville. Ed Ruzicka will read from and sign his book of poems, “Engines of Belief-Engagement with Modern Art.”
  • LOUISIANA CONNECTIONS: 3:30 p.m., Lafayette High School, 3000 W. Congress St., Lafayette. Performance by the Acadian Wind Symphony, including trumpet solo by international performer and Lafayette native Graham Breedlove. Free. (337) 989-1279


  • LONGFELLOW EVANGELINE STATE HISTORIC SITE: 1200 N. Main St., St. Martinville. During June, the Acadian cabin at Longfellow-Evangeline is exhibiting fishing and hunting traps and cages of the 1800s. (888) 677-2900
  • PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette. “Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper,” through Aug. 16; “Earth and Element: the Art of George Dunbar,” through Aug. 30. “The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery,” through Sept. 6. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278

Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn