To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break! All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

live after 5: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Repentance Park, between the River Center Arena and Old State Capitol. Outdoor concert featuring Chris LeBlanc and Friend Blues Review. Free. http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org.

artist reception: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Foster Gallery, 111 Foster Hall, LSU. (225) 578-5402. Reception for exhibition of works by Lauren Hegge and Sarah Shearer, on view through Friday, April 19. (225) 578-5402.

an evening with photojournalist steve schapiro: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Talk, book signing, wine and cheese reception and music by the River Road Jazz Quartet. Free. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

the incident with the magician: 7 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. World premiere screening of the independent film by Hedges Pictures. Proceeds benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. $5. http://www.hedgespictures.com.

alice the brave and other tales from wonderland: 7 p.m., Faith Family Church, 34401 La. 16, Denham Springs. Production by Southeastern Louisiana University Theatre Department. $10. (985) 549-2184.

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Comedy show by Ray Cooney. $10. (225) 216-0660 or http://www.theparktheatre.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BATON ROUGE HEART WALK: 8 a.m., registration; 8:45 a.m., warm-up, 9 a.m., race, LSU Old Front Nine, southeast corner of Nicholson Extension and Nicholson Drive.

RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. (225) 267-5060.

spring plant sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Sponsored by East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners. Children’s story time and more than 5,000 plants for sale. http://www.mgplantsale.com.

car show and drag race: 8 a.m., gates open; noon, time trials, State Capitol Raceway, 11436 U.S. 190 Erwinville. Car show, live entertainment, swap meet, vendors, drag race. $10; free, children 12 and younger. (225) 946-8917.

powerhouse tournament: 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Istrouma High School, 3730 Winbourne Ave. Basketball tournament with the Capital City Lady Elks. $5. http://www.capitalcityladyelks.org.

cajun modelfest 28: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., LSU 4H Minifarm behind Parker Coliseum, LSU. Scale plastic models, vendors, raffle, food. Make n’ take for first time model builders. Registration, $10/first model for adults; registration ends at noon. General admission, $2; free, children 17 and younger. http://www.brscalemodelers.com or (225) 205-6633.

saturday arts for families: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. An interactive exploration of furniture in the museum. Design and create an imaginative seat for yourself or someone in your life. Free. http://lsumoa.com.

AREA INTERNATIONAL SPEECH AND EVALUATION CONTEST: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Presented by Toastmasters International. Free.

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture and café.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break: all adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. http://www.caaws.org.

CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org. : 1 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. African American men and women are needed for the New Venture Theatre production. Prepare a one-minute a capella gospel song and be prepared to participate in a movement/dance audition. Dress appropriately. Email info@newventuretheatre.org.

CHAMPAGNE AND CAVIAR CONCERTO: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, Cypress Ballroom. Piano recital by LSU faculty and students, and featuring the legendary Horowitz Steinway piano on tour through North America. $75. Proceeds benefit the LSU School of Music Piano/Keyboard Area. (225) 578-9268.

spring sing: 4 p.m., gates open; 5 p.m., music begins, LSU AgCenter’s Windrush Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Live music, dance performance by LSU’s music theater students, food trucks. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. No ice chests. All proceeds benefit Burden Botanical Gardens. $15, adults; $5, children ages 4-12; free, children 3 and younger. (225) 763-3990.

battle in the bayou: 5:30 p.m., gates open; 7 p.m., event, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9029 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. Bareback riding, bull riding, saddle bronc riding. http://www.prstickets.com or (888) 695-0888.

ARTIST RECEPTION: LSU Schooauditions for SHOUT!

l of Art Glassell Gallery, first floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Reception for Tom LaPann MFA Thesis Exhibition, on view through Sunday, April 14. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Comedy show by Ray Cooney. $10. (225) 216-0660 or http://www.theparktheatre.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

powerhouse tournament: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Istrouma High School, 3730 Winbourne Ave. Basketball tournament with the Capital City Lady Elks. $5. http://www.capitalcityladyelks.org.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break! All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

sunday in the park: noon-2 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Performance by Moreland & Arbuckle. Free.

spring plant sale: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Sponsored by East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners. More than 5,000 plants for sale. http://www.mgplantsale.com.

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Comedy show by Ray Cooney. $10. (225) 216-0660 or http://www.theparktheatre.com.

women’s history poetry reading: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Original poems about women, history or both will be read by a wide range of Louisiana women. (225) 383-1470.

lsu gospel choir: 7:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theater, LSU. $18, general admission; $15, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $10, students. (225) 578-5128.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

GARRISON KEILLOR: A BRAND NEW RETROSPECTIVE: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $150, show only; $250, show and post reception with meet and greet and book signing in the theater gallery. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

baton rouge ballet theatre’s ballet for children: 11 a.m., Mall of Louisiana. Performance will include an audience participation portion with instruction on ballet exercises, terms and fun facts. Free.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break: all adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org. 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Teen beginners and experts in grades 6-age 18 are welcome to dance and enjoy refreshments. (225) 647-3955

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

Lab Show Six: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

lsu symphonic winds: 7:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theater, LSU. (225) 578-5128.

schola cantorum: 7:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, Darlymple Drive. $10; $5, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-6941.

ance dance revolution: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library,WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break! All adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

everyone should have a hobby: noon, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Multi-interest entrepreneur Doug Woolfolk will talk about his bottle collection and appraise bottles brought by participants. Sponsored by the Chronologically Gifted and Talented. Ages 50 and older welcome. $10. (225) 924-4271.

all the kings men: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. Pay what you can night. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

Lab Show Six: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

the listening room: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring jazz bassist Ben Williams. $10. (225) 344-8558 or http://artsbr.org.

women & wine on wednesdays: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., the Courtyard Gifts and Interiors, 4467 Arnold Lane. Networking and social opportunity for women. Free. http://womenwinewednesday.com.

Love is a Lose Game: 6 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Student-created/ produced/developed stageplay featuring America’s Billboard’s Top 40 charts. $12. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.THURSDAY, APRIL 18

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break: all adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. http://www.caabr.org.

, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. Preview performance. $15. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Carbon Copy. Free.

Lab Show Six: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

all the kings men: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower DriveOUTDOORS

BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): http://www.bramba.org.

BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: http://www.brtrikke.com, email brtrikke@cox.net.

BATON ROUGE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Robert McLaughlin, (225) 926-2223 (call between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.).

BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: (225) 387-3717 or http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.

BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com. Call for details or go to the website for weekend ride information.

BATON ROUGE HASH HOUSE HARRIERS: (225) 603-8467. Call for details of special events.

BURDEN CENTER: (225) 763-3990, 5460 Essen Lane. Urban hiking. Two miles of hiking, walking trails.

ONGOING

ann connelly fine art: 4421 Perkins Road. Works by Sujata Gopalan on display through Monday, April 22. (225) 927-7676.

ART GUMBO CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales, (225) 644-6131. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gumbo Center is a program of the River Region Art Association.

Arts council community gallery: Second floor, 427 Laurel St. Wanderings, Recent work by the Tripod — Beverly Coates, Toni Goss and Dede Lusk, through Friday, April 19. http://www.artsbr.org or (225) 344-8558.

beauregard gallery and bistro: 715 Europe St. Exhibit of paintings by members of the Associated Women in the Arts through May 18. Mention AWA on Friday, April 12, for a special priced lunch. Hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday and by appointment at (225) 383-1932. http://www.associatedwomeninthearts.com.

FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. The Ideas of Art, through Monday, April 15. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: On the Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Gloriously Colorful Kodaks: Vintage Cameras from the Greg Milneck Collectionand Animal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We Are Aliens!,through June 30; visual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome. For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.

jones creek regional branch library: 6222 Jones Creek Road. Black Cat Drawings. After reading Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Black Cat,” budding artists can submit a drawing or painting that depicts their ideas of the character of the black cat through Tuesday, April 30. Entries will be displayed in the library and judges will select the winning pictures. POE-Ster contest: patrons of any age can create an Edgar Allan Poe poster inspired by the author himself or any of his works through April 30. Ribbons will be awarded. All works will be displayed in the library. POE-hotos with Poe. Photos will be taken during library hours through April 30 for any patrons wishing to visit the Poe Corner Exhibit. Each patron will receive a copy of the POE-hoto and it will be added to the Poe wall display. (225) 756-1150.

LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.

lsu foster gallery: 111 Foster Hall, LSU. (225) 578-5402. Works by Lauren Hegge and Sarah Shearer, through Friday, April 19.

lsu museum of art: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Practically Absurd: the Art and Design of Peter Shire, through Sunday, April 14. Quilts Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

lsu school of art glassell gallery: First floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180. Tom LaPann MFA Thesis Exhibition, through Sunday, April 14. Still Noticing, MFA Thesis Exhibition by Roberta Massuch, through Sunday, April 21.

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine: Skip Bertman Drive, LSU. Animals in Art exhibit will be on display in the library through Sunday, April 21. A portion of art sales benefits the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Free. Email artshow@vetmed.lsu.edu or http://www.vetmed.lsu.edu.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Heroes, photographs by Steven Schapiro, through June 9. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free.

SINGLES EVENTS

BATON ROUGE SINGLES: 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, Singles Trivia Night, Capital City Grill, 3535 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Come meet other local singles and have great conversations. Free. Visit http://www.meetup.com/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.

BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 7 p.m. Friday, April 12, dancing at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, LSU baseball and dinner at City Café; 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, music and steak night at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, music in Courtyard at Perkins Rowe, Bluebonnet at Perkins.

TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567