GOVERNMENT MEETING

  • EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD: 5 p.m., EBR School Board Office, 1050 S. Foster Drive.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS SCHOOL PERFORMANCE: 11:30 a.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The Visible Fictions, of Glasgow, Scotland, will perform the classic Greek tale using only two actors, some action figures and a wooden cart. Tickets are $10 for students and teachers and $15 for chaperones. (225) 389-7222 or mcouvillon@manshiptheatre.org.
  • NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., BREC, 6201 Florida Blvd. The Baton Rouge Police Department will host the event to promote community-police partnerships. There will be free food, children’s ID cards, fire safety information, K-9 demonstrations, music and more. (225) 389-4801.
  • CARVER FIT CLUB: 5 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. The library hosts monthly exercise demonstrations for adults and teens. October’s theme is walking routes. Patrons will walk two miles at each session. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. (225) 389-7450.
  • ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Town Square. MJ & The Redeemers will perform at the free concert.
  • BASIC GARDENING: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Master Gardeners will hold its second session in a series on basic gardening. This session will cover Camellias and Azaleas and how to grow blueberries and citrus at home. To register, call (225) 756-1150.
  • AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Linda Sue Park, a teen and children’s book author, will present a free program. (225) 231-3760.
  • ROBERTO FONSECA: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Roberto Fonseca sound is a mix of jazz, classical music and traditional Cuban music with elements of drum and bass, hip-hop, urban music and Afro-Cuban music. Tickets are $25 to $45. manshiptheatre.org or (225) 334-0334.
  • “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. The New Venture Theatre musical is based on the 1950s movie about a skid row floral assistant and an exotic plant that craves fresh blood. Production is rated PG-13. Admission is $20. (225) 588-7576 or www.newventuretheatre.com.
  • “9 TO 5”: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The musical is based on the movie of the same title and surrounds three female coworkers who create a plan to get even with their egotistical boss. Production is rated PG. Tickets are $28 for general admission and $24 for subscribers. Group and student rates available. (225) 924-6496 or www.brlt.org.
  • LIBRA BALL 2013: 8 p.m., Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council, 1400 Main St. Libras will host a bash to celebrate their birthdays and raise funds for CACRC. Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 when purchased from a libra host, Time Warp Boutique or Noelie Harmon. (225) 379-3577.