BREC is hosting a variety of fall holiday camps for children to enjoy during their school Thanksgiving breaks. Call (225) 272-9200 or visit brec.org/holidaycamps for details.
FALL HOLIDAY CAMP: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Mayfair Park, ages 4 to 12; holiday-themed games, arts and crafts. Fee is $42 per child or $14 per day.
FALL ZOO CAMP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Baton Rouge Zoo, ages 6 to 12; features guided zoo walks, seasonally themed games and crafts and interaction with zoo animals. Fee is $35 per day for East Baton Rouge Parish residents and $42 per day for out-of-parish residents. Call (225) 775-3877, option 2.
AUTUMN HARVEST CAMP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, ages 7 to 12; arts and crafts, live animal encounters, hikes, games and a themed afternoon snack. Fee is $46 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents and $55 for out-of-parish residents. Call (225) 757-8905.
FALL ROCKET CAMP: Monday and Tuesday at Highland Road Park Observatory, ages 9-13; build and launch two model rockets while learning about the American space program and safety procedures. Fee is $55 for East Baton Rouge Parish residents and $66 for out-of-parish residents. Call (225) 768-9948.
THANKSGIVING JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP: Monday through Wednesday at Highland Road Community Park, ages 4 to 16. Fee is $35 per day or $95 for all three days. Visit brec.org/tennis.
Stories and crafts for kids
Children are invited to participate in story and craft times at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library.
MONDAY: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., ages 3 to 6. Listen to a reading of “The Dingle Dangle Scarecrow” by Annie Kubler, learn the refrain, then make a paper plate scarecrow with a construction paper hat.
TUESDAY: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., ages 3 and older. Listen to a reading of “It’s Fall!” by Linda Glaser, then make a multicolored picture frame.
Registration is required for both events; call (225) 763-2240.
Lunch and a movie
The animated Disney film “Ratatouille” will be shown to families with children ages 6 and older at noon Tuesday at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. Bring your own lunch. Call (225) 763-2240 to register.
Closed for Thanksgiving
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed Nov. 26.
Contact Southside Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: 2 p.m. Friday.