If you have information on classes, seminars and workshops, email it to fun@theadvocate.com, or fax it to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is noon Mondays. If your group is no longer listed here, send an updated announcement of classes and contact information.

ACTING UP (IN ACADIANA): (337) 739-4273. Classes begin the week of Sept. 12. amy.waguespack@lusfiber.net or http://www.actingupinacadiana.com.

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE LAFAYETTE: (337) 261-1002 or http://www.aflafayette.org. French classes. Classes at Acadiana Symphony Association, 412 Travis St., Lafayette.

ARGENTINE TANGO: Lessons and workshops. (225) 766-1792 or (225) 572-1748 or http://www.tangolagniappe.com.

ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS: Call (225) 344-8558, email robin@acgbr.com or go to http://www.artsbr.org.

ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs, (225) 664-1168. Knitting class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Learn to knit a table runner. $25. Call to register. http://www.artslivingston.org.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES & WORKSHOPS: (225) 275-8438 or (225) 921-6807, email hdufrn@bellsouth.net. 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays, “cued ballroom” dance club with classes and workshops, $25 per couple per month; 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursdays, workshop/class at a BREC facility, free. All ballroom dance rhythms taught.

BATON ROUGE CALEDONIAN PIPES & DRUMS: http://www.csbr.org. Beginning and advanced 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: Southside Baptist Church, 1700 Lee Drive. (225) 938-2039. Meets 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.

BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE GROUP FIDDLE LESSONS: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tom’s Fiddle & Bow, 204 Fuselier St., Arnaudville. Classes open to all. Cost is $15 per class. (337) 322-5402 or email tomsfiddleandbow@me.com.

BEAD IT: 718 N. Burnside, Gonzales. Also offering art classes, mosaic classes and photography. Call for appointment. (225) 644-7862.

BEGINNER DUPLICATE BRIDGE LESSONS: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or 6-8 p.m., Baton Rouge Bridge Club, 3033 Old Forge Drive. Also, intermediate lessons, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Eight-week lessons. $80. (225) 271-4778.

BREC’S FARR PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTER: 6400 River Road, (225) 769-7805. Four six-week therapeutic riding sessions begin Monday, Sept. 12. Designed for adults and children 6 and older with disabilities. 4:30-5:30 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. Mondays. $120 per six-week session.

CARTER BRANCH LIBRARY: 7290 Terrace St., (225) 389-7450. Step dancing workshop 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12.

CENTRE FOR THE ARTS: 1104 W. Main St., New Roads. Classes include guitar, writing, pottery, tap, piano violin, voice, drums, painting and drawing. (225) 638-1094 or http://www.CentrefortheArts.org.

DANCE CENTER AND SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS: 3535 Jones Creek Road, (225) 753-6909. Classes in acting, art, voice, violin, piano, ballet, flamenco, tap and jazz.

DANCERS’ WORKSHOP: 10745 Linkwood Court. (225) 767-5814. Adult tap, classical ballet, hip-hop, jazz.

DRAMA KIDS CLASSES: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Broadmoor United Methodist Church, Mollylea and Sharp roads. Ages 6-teens. (225) 644-4517, http://www.dramakids.com or email dramakidsbr@eatel.net.

EAST COAST JITTERBUG CLASSES: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Radisson Hotel, Acadian at I-10. $5 per person. (225) 236-4000 or http://www.BestDancingInBatonRouge.com.

EDEN PARK BRANCH LIBRARY: 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Stencil designing session 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15. Registration required.

GETTING PAID TO TALK: Making Money with Your Voice, class on voice acting by coaches, 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 27, Tureaud Hall, LSU. $49; class limited to 25 people. To register, call (225) 578-5119.

INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE: 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays. Learn dances from around the world. For sites, call (225) 766-0517 or (225) 766-4060.

ISPOTUP WORKOUT PROGRAM: For all ages to improve his or her basketball skills. Call Tiras Magee Sr., (225) 937-7174 or email tmageehoops@yahoo.com.

ISRAELI FOLK DANCE CLASSES: B’nai Israel Synagogue, 3354 Kleinert Ave. Call David Kirshner, (225) 756-5291, or email dkirsh@lsu.edu.

JAPANESE BRUSH ART: Call Elizabeth Standifer, (225) 362-2511 to register.

JITTERBUG LESSONS: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Onezia Upscale Lounge, 13091 Airline Highway, Gonzales. $5 a person. (225) 647-2447, http://www.onezialounge.com.

LOUISIANA ART AND ARTISTS’ GUILD: 2490 Silverest Ave. Larry Downs, Acrylic classes, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., $75/month, $60 for LAAG members; Life Drawing Sessions, every Wednesday 6-9 p.m., $10 per night/$30 per month. (225) 926-4657 or http://www.laag-site.org.

LOUISIANA CENTER FOR THEATRICAL ARTS: 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. Workshops for children 8 and older. (985) 517-6637, http://www.lcta.biz or louisianatheater@gmail.com.

LOUISIANA FRENCH CONVERSATION CLASSES: 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 12-Oct. 17, Maison DuChamp, Main Street at Evangeline Boulevard, St. Martinville. Six-week course, $60. (337) 257-1592 or cadienne@gmail.com.

LOUISIANE VINTAGE DANCERS: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Way, 250 Foster Drive. Marguerite Gravois, (225) 761-5021.

MAGNOLIA MOUND PLANTATION: 2161 Nicholson Drive. (225) 343-4955. Open hearth cooking class series. Free; supplies provided. Registration is required.

MUGGIVAN SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE: Lessons include Irish step solo, traditional Ceili, beginners and up. For times and dates, call (225) 926-5150 or (225) 927-9027.

PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY FOR THE HOME-SCHOOLED: (337) 896-1874 or familysheridan@bellsouth.net. Classes in acting, music, ballet and modern dance and conditioning for students age 7 to adult, and creative movement for children age 3-6.

POLE FITNESS STUDIO: 440 N. Foster Drive, third floor. http://www.mindfulnessandmotion.com, or call (225) 272-4447.

PRAIRIE ACADIAN CULTURAL CENTER: 250 W. Park Ave., Eunice. Free accordion, fiddle, guitar, language and dance lessons. Sessions are 7-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Sept. 22. (337) 457-8490 or http://www.nps.gov/jela.

RED SHOES: 2303 Government St., Baton Rouge. Pre-register by calling (225) 338-1170 or go to http://www.theredshoes.org for details of offerings.

-Sunrise yoga: 6:30-7:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $8 per class/$48 for seven classes.

- Morning yoga: 8-9 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. $8 per class/$48 for 7 classes.

- Gentle yoga: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. $8 per class/$48 for seven classes.

RIVER REGION ART CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales. Watercolor class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Includes break. (225) 751-5733.

SHERIDAN PRODUCTIONS: 3815 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-1874. Classes in classical ballet, modern dance, creative movement, music history, violin, acting, choir, and adult dance. Classes start Monday. http://www.excellencethroughthearts.com.

TAI CHI LESSONS: BREC, 8133 Jefferson Highway. 11 a.m. Tuesdays, $26 a month. (225) 926-9834.

ZACHARY BRANCH LIBRARY: 1900 Church St., (225) 658-1870. Pull tab bracelet session 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. Registration required.

ZHUANG’S TAICHI & KUNGFU ACADEMY: 1955 W. Muriel Drive, Baton Rouge. All ages. (225) 936-7469 or http://www.taichiperson.com.