BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host Boo at the Zoo, a trick-or-treating event for children, on Saturday and Sunday, as well as Oct. 24-25.
Wear your costume and visit treat stations, take a photo at the Safari Snapshot booth, ride the Spooky Train or take a trip through the Hay Maze and Enchanted Swamp.
Zoo gates are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and close at 5 p.m. Regular admission prices apply.
Take Back the Night
The Iris Domestic Violence Center’s annual Take Back the Night event for Baton Rouge will be held Sunday at the LSU campus Memorial Tower.
A resource fair with music and food begins at 5 p.m. The candlelight march gets underway at 6 p.m., followed by a candlelight ceremony at 7 p.m.
“October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month,” said Executive Director Lynne Medley-Long. “Increasing awareness and educating our communities to recognize domestic violence will help end this pointless violence against women and children.”
Tech toy box
Need a little help with your Kindle, Nook, smartphone or other small electronic device? Bring it to Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday for assistance.
Staff will demonstrate the use of many databases and resources, including Overdrive, Audio Click Digital, Safari Tech Books, Britannica E-Books and more.
Story and craft
Children ages 3 to 6 can listen to a reading of “Not Norman: A Goldfish Story” by Kelly Bennet and make a goldfish bowl craft from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library.
Each family will receive a free book. Registration is required; call (225) 763-2240 to sign up.
Bingo for adults
Enjoy a few rounds of bingo and snacks from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library. Winners will receive prizes.
Registration is required and limited to 20 adult participants. Call (225) 763-2250 to register.
Create a résumé from scratch or update an existing résumé during a workshop at Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 22.
Each participant will receive a packet of information containing links and information on crafting a résumé and choosing a career. Everyone participant will have a complete résumé before the end of the class. Supplies and equipment will be provided.
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.