- “HIGH JINX IN PARIS”: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. A performance of the Susan Perlis ballet by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet.
- FAMILY DINNER COMEDY TROUPE IMPROV COMEDY NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. With special guest group Silverbacks Improv Theatre. 16 and older. $5. (225) 344-0334
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 14
- SHREK THE MUSICAL: 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 14, Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer musical. $20; $15, children ages 2-11. (225) 578-6996 or http://playmakersbr.org
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 5th and Main streets, downtown.
Baton Rouge Arts Market: 8 a.m.-noon, 5th and Main streets, downtown. A showcase of original, handmade works.
Blondes vs. brunettes baton Rouge: 9 a.m., BREC Olympia Stadium, 7712 Perkins Road. A woman’s flag football game to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. $10 donation suggested. alz.org
- CANARY ISLANDERS HERITAGE SOCIETY MEETING: 11 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Chad LeBlanc will present a report on the genealogy research tools available online during the regular meeting of the society. canaryislanders.org
Pure Yoga’s Annual Reawakening Ceremony: 3 p.m., Pure Yoga, 7809 Jefferson Highway, building G (upstairs). In celebration of the yoga studio’s first anniversary. Patrons can register for chances to win free classes, learn about the studio and its intimate setting and ask about yoga. (225) 266-0774 or email@example.com
- NIGHT AT THE CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 7 p.m. Capitol Park Museum, at 660 N. Fourth St. $55 for Friends of the Capitol Park Museum members, and $75 for non-members and includes cocktail buffet, wine and beer.
- STOCK CAR RACING ON DIRT: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, 17700 Plank Road.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
- 40TH ANNUAL BROMELIAD SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, The Baton Rouge Garden Center, Independence Bouelvard.
- FIRST FREE SUNDAY - OUR FINNED FRIENDS: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., The USS KIDD Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Road. June is National Aquarium and Zoo Month. The museum has partnered with LSU’s Museum of Natural Science in an effort to teach local youth more about aquatic animals and how they impact the ecosystem, and in some case, the armed forces. (225) 342-1942 or usskidd.com
- FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free admission to galleries, reduced admission to planetarium shows, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
- “FOOD NETWORK STAR” PREMIERE PARTY: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square and Jolie Pearl, 315 North Blvd. A viewing party to honor “Food Network Star” Season 11 finalist Jay Ducote, of Baton Rouge. There will be food and booze sampled and more available for purchase. Members of The Anteeks will be playing as Bonnie & Clyde. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color
- 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
- “HIGH JINX IN PARIS”: 10 a.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. A performance of the Susan Perlis ballet by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Pre-registration required. (225) 778-5960
- “HIGH JINX IN PARIS”: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St., and 3 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. A performance of the Susan Perlis ballet by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Pre-registration is required: Carver (225) 389-7460 and Jones Creek (225) 756-1160
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd. Locally grown produce and baked goods.
- HOUSTON BOYCHOIR: 7 p.m., Northside Baptist Church, 200 Cockerham Road, Denham Springs. Artistic director Carole Nelson will put 37 boys, ages 10-18 through their paces, presenting a full and varied concert. (225) 247-8555 or LPCCsing.org
- 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.
- “HIGH JINX IN PARIS”: 10 a.m., Port Allen Community Center, 749 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen A performance of the Susan Perlis ballet by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet.
- KIDS’ NIGHT: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., La Davina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road. Weekly event featuring local children’s authors. No purchase required.
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 email@example.com
- RED STICK FARMERS MOBILE MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center (enter from Kenilworth Boulevard). Seasonal produce and baked goods.
- “HIGH JINX IN PARIS”: 10 a.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.; 1 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway; and 3 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. A performance of the Susan Perlis ballet by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet. Pre-registration is required: Fairwood (225) 924-9386 and Zachary (225) 658-1860
Heritage Lecture: 6 p.m., East Room, Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Michael Fraering, Port Hudson Historical Site head interpretive ranger, will discuss images from the Port Hudson siege during the Civil War. Free to FHL members; $10 guests. fhl.org
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 14
- “THE WIZARD OF OZ”: 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A Central Community Theatre production. $20-$25. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.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. Opening reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday. acgbr.com
BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Exhibit by Charles Barbier, Clark Derbes (BRG debut), Wylie Sofia Garcia (BRG debut) and David Scott Smith (BRG debut), through 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. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Steve Schmidt and Julie Crews, through Saturday. (225) 769-0582 or fwgallery.net
- 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 June 21. “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. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. (225) 342-0500. “Alligators: Dragons in Paradise,” through Saturday.
lsu museum of art: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Mexico in New Orleans:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color A Tale of Two Americas,”Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color through Aug. 30. “Margaret Evangeline: ON WAR,” through Aug. 2. lsumoa.org
LSU Student Union Art Gallery: LSU campus. “2015 20” x 20” x 20” National Compact Competition and Exhibit,” through Wednesday.
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. “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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose