A cardio line-dancing class with instructor Marsha Jones will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and is limited to 200 participants.

Boo at the Zoo

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.

Spooktacular Halloween

Children ages 5 to 8 are welcome to wear their costumes for Halloween fun from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Main Library.

Listen to a reading of “The Three Bears’ Halloween” by Kathy Duval, then create a Halloween decoration and take a picture in your costume.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 10 children. Call (225) 231-3740 to sign up.

Story and craft time

River Center Branch Library is getting ready for Halloween with a story and craft time from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

After listening to “The Ghosts Go Haunting” by Helen Ketteman, kids ages 5 to 9 will make a Halloween-themed cardboard bead necklace or lanyard to take home and wear. For more information, call (225) 389-4959.

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.”

Teen Read Week

Celebrate Teen Read Week at Carver Branch Library on Monday, where teens will listen to “Coraline,” written and performed by Neil Gaiman with original music by The Gothic Archies.

Listening sessions are from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

Sign up for tennis mixer

Registration for BREC’s Game, Set, Dine Adult Halloween Tennis Mixer ends Tuesday. Cost is $15 per person.

The mixer will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Independence Community Park Tennis Center. Play will be doubles and costumes are encouraged.

Retro games

Life, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly and other classic favorites, as well as jigsaw puzzles, will be on hand for adults to enjoy from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Main Library.

Refreshments will be provided. Preregistration is not required.

For more information, call (225) 231-3740.

Movie night at Eden Park

Enjoy some popcorn and watch “Casper” (1995, rated PG) at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Eden Park Branch Library.

Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998, or email, southside@theadvocate.com.

Editor’s Note: A brief on the The Magnolia Woods Civic Association’s 2015 Fire Ant Funeral was removed on Oct. 13 because the Sunday event was cancelled.