CAAWS CAT AND KITTEN ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Petsmart, 10527 South Mall Drive. http://www.caaws.org.
39TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE: 6 p.m., through Kenilworth Subdivision. Grand Marshal is retired Gen. Russel Honoré. Route begins and ends at Kenilworth Science and Technology School, traveling on Boone Drive just east of Kenilworth Parkway.
STAR-SPANGLED CELEBRATION: starting at noon, downtown area around the USS Kidd Veterans Memorial and Museum. Music, food, mock air-sea battle, hot air balloon liftoff.
MANSHIP’S FOURTH ON THE 4TH: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., fourth floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Food and drinks; view of the fireworks show. $50, adults; $25, children 12 and younger. (225) 344-0334.
BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND JULY FOURTH CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., steps of the State Capitol. Annual July Fourth concert featuring marches, patriotic songs and other familiar tunes. http://www.batonrougeconcertband.org.
FIREWORKS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER: 9 p.m., levee areas, downtown Baton Rouge. Annual July Fourth fireworks display over the Mississippi River. Event staged by WBRZ and The Advocate.
CAAWS CAT AND KITTEN ADOPTIONS: 6 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.
CINDERELLA: 10:30 a.m., Eden Park Library, and 2 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library.
MUSIC AT MIDDAY: noon, fourth-floor terrace, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Lunchtime concert.
CINDERELLA: 10 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, and 2 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library.
HOT SUMMER NIGHTS, COOL JAZZ CONCERT SERIES: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall. Featuring Willis Delony, Brian Shaw, Bill Grimes and Troy Davis, along with bebop alto saxophonist Dave Glasser. $20, general admission; $10, students, faculty and staff. Tickets on sale at Union Theatre Box office. (225) 578-5128.
ST. MARGARET’S OUTDOOR MARKET: 9:30 am. to 3 p.m., 12663 Perkins Road, across from Calandro’s Supermarket. Outdoor market selling produce, arts/crafts and technology products.