THURSDAY

  • ASSOCIATED WOMEN IN THE ARTS ARCHIVES EXHIBITING MEMBERS SHOW: 8 a.m., La. State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. Free. Oct. 1 to Oct. 30, with reception at 6 p.m. Oct. 8.
  • HOLLYDAYS PREFERRED SHOPPING: 9 a.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. Through Saturday.
  • 10/31 CONSORTIUM COLLECTING CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN COSTUMES: 10 a.m., Big Buddy Program, 1415 Main St. The 10/31 Consortium is collecting new and gently used children’s Halloween costumes. All costumes collected will be donated to children served by the Big Buddy Program who will enjoy parties, trick-or-treating and marching in the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade wearing the costumes. Costumes may be dropped off at:
  • PARTY PARADISE: 3546 Drusilla Lane (Drusilla Shopping Center)
  • PARTY TIME: 3350 Bluebonnet Blvd. (at Airline Highway)
  • BIG BUDDY PROGRAM: 1415 Main St.
  • PARTIES START HERE: 3150 Valley St. (at Perkins Road)
  • SPIRIT HALLOWEEN STORE: 6865 Siegen Lane
  • GERRY LANE CHEVROLET: 6505 Florida Blvd.
  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Yelp!BR will have adoptable dogs available. Applications accepted for adoption approval. Email info@yelpbr.com for an application. Call (225) 485-9200.
  • COMPUTER TRAINING: 1 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 Lobdell Ave. For Information and registration, call (225) 300-4528.
  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. For more information, visit brslaa.blogspot.com.
  • NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING: 7 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Conference Room A.
  • RED STICK PEACEMAKERS: Roof Top Yoga, LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • LIVE AFTER FIVE CONCERT SERIES: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square.

GENTLE HANDS MEMORIAL SERVICE: 6:30 P.M., ST. ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2025 STUART AVE.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., corner of Fifth Street and Main Street.
  • CORN MAZE SATURDAYS: 10 a.m.. 4560 Essen Lane. Wind through the maze, test skills at the giant sling shots and take a hayride.
  • LSU CENTER FOR ADVANCED MICROSTRUCTURES AND DEVICES OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m., CAMD, 6980 Jefferson Highway. Free and open to the public. CAMD is a state-funded research center. Hands-on experiments and fun activities available. Researchers will give presentations on what they do and how synchrotron light is applied in their research.

SUNDAY

  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY — SHIPS & SPACE: 9 a.m., USS Kidd and Veterans Memorial and Museum, 305 S. River Road.
  • ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH FAIR: 10 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 3912 Gus Young Ave.
  • YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • FAMILY ART BOX: 1 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St.
  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St.

MONDAY

  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Find out how to become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home during this 45-minute informational session at 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.

TUESDAY

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, 4837 Revere Ave. Call Dr. Margo Abadie at (225) 924-1431 for an intake interview.

OCT. 8

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY AT PETCO: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.