BREC’s anual Father Daughter Dance is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Milton J. Womack Park, 6201 Florida Blvd.

Young ladies of all ages are invited to bring their father or favorite gentleman to dance the night away for the red carpet-style event that includes music, dancing, food, games and photo opportunities.

Cost is $12 per couple and $5 per additional person.

For more information call (225) 272-9200, ext. 471.

Online job course offered

The Eden Park branch of East Baton Rouge Parish Library is hosting a program on online job hunting at 2:30 p.m. Friday.

If you don’t use email, or don’t know how to search the Web for open positions, email a résumé or answer electronic job ads, this course is for you.

Participants will be shown job-hunting websites, how to post a résumé and how to communicate with potential employers online.

BREC offers kayaking course

Learn to paddle a sea kayak while enjoying Liberty Lagoon at programs starting at 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

The program will teach entry-level participants, and upon completion of the class, participants can move on to the more advanced classes BREC offers.

Safety equipment and kayaks are provided on-site as part of the registration fee. Registration is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Liberty Lagoon guest services window at 111 Lobdell Ave., or email Aquatics Manager Kristin Domangue at

Classes are limited to 10 participants, and cost is $10 per person per class.


Teen movie time

Teens are invited to a “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie program at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Library.

Teens will watch this action-packed movie in the teen room.

Refreshments will be served.

Sinfonietta program

Members of the Louisiana Sinfonietta will visit libraries this summer to perform short classical pieces for children and talk about the instruments and music.

The program concludes with a musical story featuring original music by Maestro Dinos Constantinides and a reader, who tells the story.

This program is for ages 6 and up. All children younger than 9 must be accompanied by an adult. This program lasts approximately 45 minutes.

The program is set for 2:30 p.m. Monday at the children’s storytime area at the Main Library.

Fiddle the day away

Cajun fiddler Ann Vidrine is coming to the River Center branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Watch a demonstration of how to make an old-fashioned fiddle bow, learn everyday Cajun French words, explore Louisiana’s state symbols and listen to authentic Cajun fiddling. Children 5 to 11 are invited.

For more information, call (225) 389-4959.

Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email