THURSDAY

  • KINDERMUSIK PREVIEW CLASS: 9 a.m., Center for Musical Arts, 5545 Superior Drive. Free. Kindermusik movement and music classes are designed to enhance children’s development and instill a love of music. Classes are for ages 6 months to 3 years. A free preview class will show families what Kindermusik is all about. RSVP at www.cmabr.net/free-preview-class.html or call (225) 291-4818 to reserve a spot.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Life Source Services Hospice, 11605 Southfork Ave. Free. Call (225) 291-9421, email lfinley@asimgt.com or log on to www.lifesourcehospice.net.
  • Miles Pike Music: 1:30 p.m., Whealdon Estates, 8680 Jefferson Highway. www.milespike music.com/events.

FRIDAY

  • KIDS’ NIGHT OUT: 6 p.m., BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Costs $20 to $24. Patrons can leave their parents at home and explore the swamp at night. Hikes, games, crafts and animal encounters will focus on nocturnal critters and themes. Dinner will be provided. Participants should wear long pants, socks and closed-toe shoes and also bring a flashlight and insect repellent. The event is for children ages 12 and up. Register online at webtrac.brec.org. Call (225) 757-8905, email sguidry@brec.org or visit www.brec.org/swamp.
  • “A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM”: 7 p.m., Gladys Hague Runnels Theatre, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Tickets are $10. The Runnels High School Drama Department will present the award-winning Broadway musical comedy, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” for three performances in the Gladys Hague Runnels Theatre Friday to Sunday. Tickets are $10. For information, contact Neena Kelfstrom at (225) 751-2192, email w.milam@runnels.org or visit www.runnels.org.

SATURDAY

  • SPRING CRAFT FAIR: 9 a.m., Riverdale Christian Academy, 14140 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. More than 50 local vendors will showcase jewelry, crafts, furniture, art, sewn creations and glassware. Food trucks will be available with free items from Outback Steakhouse, Community Coffee, jambalaya dinners and beverages by Raising Cane’s. The first 50 shoppers will receive prizes. Visit RCA CraftFair.com.
  • CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Free. Beaders can see examples of stringing, seed beading, wire wrapping and other jewelry techniques. RSVP is required because seating is limited. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts.

SUNDAY

  • CORNED BEEF SANDWICH SALE: 11 a.m., Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9222 Jefferson Highway. Annual corned beef sandwich sale sponsored by Beth Shalom Synagogue Sisterhood to benefit youth and education funds. Lunches, which include corned beef on rye, chips, a pickle and a homemade brownie, are $9. Call (225) 924-6773 or email bethshalom-admin@earthlink.net.
  • YOUTH HORSE SHOW: 3 p.m., Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena, La. 61 North. Free. The seminars are free and open to youths aged 3 to 18. They will be on the third Sunday of each month until the end of the year and focus on a different topic each month. This week’s topic will be taking care of horses. Call (225) 771-6208 or email la keeshia_giddens@suagcenter.com.
  • CHARITY BRIDAL EVENT: 11 p.m., Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. Costs $5 to $20. More than 400 designer gowns will be deeply discounted. Brand new styles and accessories will be available as well. Join Brides Against Breast Cancer at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel. Meet some of the area’s best wedding professionals, and enter to win exciting prizes and giveaways. Volunteer opportunities are available too. Visit www.bridesagainstbreast cancer.org.

TUESDAY

  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 a.m., Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway. Free. Call (225) 291-9421, email lfinley@asimgt.com or visit www.life sourcehospice.net.
  • CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Instruction is free, participants just need to buy beads and materials. RSVP is required; seating is limited. This is a beginner level class. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbead crafts.

WEDNESDAY

  • LENTEN SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave.. Free. Special Lenten service and communion will be served. Child care provided. Call (225) 315-2818, send an email to leggett@standrewsumc.net or visit www.standrewsumc.net.

MARCH 19

  • ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10202 Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Free. The Rock N Rowe concert series at Perkins Rowe returns with the band After 8 performing in Town Square Park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For information, visit perkinsrow shops.com/rocknrowe.aspx. Call (225) 767-2000 or email pbiggs@stirlingprop.com.