CHUCK GALEY: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Chuck Galey, author and illustrator, will teach children how to be an illustrator. ebrpl.com.
YOUTH BALLET PERFORMANCE: 1 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Zachary Branch, 1900 Church St. Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet will perform “Firebird.” ebrpl.com.
ZUMBA ON THE LAWN: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. The YMCA will host the free exercise class.
TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Take a guided ride through the zoo that includes animal shows and snacks. Tickets are $16 for adults and teens and $13 for ages 2-12. Preregistration is required. (225) 775-3877 or brzoo.org.
ECLECTIC TRUTH OPEN MIC AND POETRY SLAM: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Le Bon Temps Bar & Grill, 8342 Perkins Road. Admission is $7 for the spoken word event. Hosted by Poetry Alliance Collective.