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Photo provided by JENNIFER MAYER --- Casas for CASA --- Raffle tickets for year's Casas for CASA playhouse, which is on display at the Mall of Louisiana through Aug. 16, are $5 each. The playhouse is valued at $22,000 and was assembled by Faulk & Meek General Contractors.

THURSDAY

  • CERAMICS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. Call (225) 273-3924.
  • PELICAN WOOD CARVERS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. Call (225) 273-3924.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Life Source Services Hospice, 11605 Southfork Ave., Baton Rouge. Free. (225) 291-9421.
  • CASAS FOR CASA: Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. $5 raffle tickets will be available for a chance to win a luxury children’s playhouse valued at $22,000. Visit the CASA playhouse exhibit at the lower level center court of the Mall of Louisiana. Raffle tickets also are available online. (225) 379-8598.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 205-2856.

SATURDAY

KALEIDOSCOPE OF QUILTS: 9 A.M., JONES CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY, 6222 JONES CREEK ROAD. 2015 KALEIDOSCOPE OF QUILTS AT THE JONES CREEK LIBRARY EXHIBITING A NUMBER OF QUILTS AND TEXTILE ART EXAMPLES EVERY DAY IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST DURING REGULAR LIBRARY HOURS. SPONSORED BY THE SASSI STRIPPERS QUILT GUILD. (225) 275-1505.

  • CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction. Seating is limited. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts. (225) 223-6573

SUNDAY

$5 FLOW: 11 A.M., KIDS YOGA LAB, 11616 INDUSTRIPLEX BLVD. $5. CALL (225) 384-6080.

TUESDAY

  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway. Hosted by Life Source Services. Call (225) 291-9421.
  • HOPE GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 10 a.m., Sunrise Assisted Living, 9351 Siegen Lane. The Hospice of Baton Rouge H.O.P.E. Grief Support Groups are six-week sessions that provide a safe place for sharing and growth through grief. Call (225) 767-4673 for more information.
  • CROCHET: Noon, Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. Call (225) 273-3924.
  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. RSVP at (225) 223-6573. This is a beginner level class for people that have never beaded before but want to learn how to make their own jewelry.
  • Wednesday
  • KIDS ORCHESTRA OPEN HOUSE: 2 p.m., Wildwood Elementary School, 444 Halfway Tree Road. Registration for Kids’ Orchestra 2015-16 after-school music program began Aug. 1. All children from kindergarten through fifth-grade across East Baton Rouge Parish are welcome to join the program. Online registration and a complete list of partner schools can be found at kidsorchestra.org or by calling (225) 922-4656.
  • KIDS ORCHESTRA OPEN HOUSE: 4:45 p.m., Mayfair Laboratory School, 9880 Hyacinth Ave.