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.
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.”
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.