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. Applications accepted for adoption approval. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application, or call (225) 485-9200.
GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Avenue.
MEET THE PROFESSOR, HAMLET TALK: 6:30 p.m., LSU Digital Media Center Auditorium, 340 E. Parker Blvd. The Literary Circle is sponsoring a “Meet the Professor” gathering in LSU’s Digital Media Center Theater. Professor Chris Barrett, one of the LSU English department’s new members, will present a multi-media talk on “Hamlet’s Comic Timing and Shakespeare’s War on Sorrow.”
THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OF DAN KILEY: 9 a.m., LSU Union Art Gallery, 210 LSU Student Union, Baton Rouge. Free. The LSU Student Union Art Gallery will host The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley from Oct. 9-Dec. 12.
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.
LOUISIANA ART AND SCIENCE MUSEUM GALA — LIGHT FANTASTIC: 7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art and Science Museum, 100 River Road South.
YOUR FRIENDS’ CLOSET SALE: 7 a.m., LSU 4-H Mini Farm, Ag Center Drive. $5 - $20. Vintage and fashion apparel, jewelry, and accessories from many of the finest closets in Baton Rouge and beyond will be on sale to benefit the LSU Textile & Costume Museum. All ages and sizes for women, men, and children will be available at bargain prices. Credit card or cash only. All sales final.
ORAL CANCER FOUNDATION WALK/RUN FOR AWARENESS BATON ROUGE: 8 a.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. A 5K run followed by a walk. There will be free oral cancer screenings, booths, photo opportunities, raffle/auction, food and refreshments.
RED STICK FARMERS MARKET DOWNTOWN BATON ROUGE: 8 a.m., corner of Fifth Street and Main Street.
21ST ANNUAL WALK/RUN TO REMEMBER: 8 a.m., LSU “Old Front Nine.”
REMEMBER ME QUILT GUILD FALL ARTS JUBILEE: 9 a.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Tara Boulevard and Old Hammond Highway. A variety of handmade items will be available for sale including quilts, woodcrafts, original art, glassware, pottery, jewelry, purses, baby gifts, tote bags, embroidered items, essential oils, Christmas decorations and edibles.
CAPITAL REGION 101: 9 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Capital Region 101 offers newcomers a way to quickly learn about the Baton Rouge Area and a chance to meet current residents and newcomers. The half-day event includes presentations by regional leaders, a brief bus tour, and the opportunity to win prizes and visit local establishments.
BATON ROUGE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EATING DISORDERS WALK: 9:30 a.m., Riverfront Plaza and Levee, South River Road. Free. Join us and our national walk sponsor Aerie for the second annual Baton Rouge, LA NEDA Walk.
MUSE, ART FOR HOME-SCHOOLERS: 1 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Join fellow home-schoolers for an art enrichment program for children (6-12) and their families/caregivers. Program fee is $4 and free for museum members.