THURSDAY

  • MPAC: 7:30 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Tickets are $50. Each floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts will offer different entertainment and cuisine during the party. All proceeds benefit the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and its year-round arts and outreach programming in the community.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS: 1 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road.
  • FAR-OUT FIRST FRIDAY BACK IN TIME: 6:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. At this month’s Far-Out First Friday, kick off Dino Days celebration by experiencing a night of full-dome planetarium shows and meet a paleontologist. Visit facebook.com/events/597968540351436.

SATURDAY

U.S. MUSEUM SHIPS ON THE AIR: 10 A.M., USS KIDD & VETERANS MEMORIAL, SOUTH RIVER ROAD, BATON ROUGE. USSKIDD.COM/EVENT-CALENDAR.HTML

HANDS-ON HAPPENINGS DINO EDITION: 10 A.M., LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM, 100 RIVER ROAD S.

SUNDAY

  • U.S. MUSEUM SHIPS ON THE AIR: 10 a.m., USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum, South River Road.

TUESDAY

ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 P.M., ARTS COUNCIL OF BATON ROUGE, 437 LAUREL ST.

WEDNESDAY

  • BATON ROUGE SHAREPOINT USER GROUP MEETING: 5:45 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.

JUNE 9

  • GRIEF SHARE: 6 p.m., First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week support/seminar program. Call (225) 768-8863 for more information.