Sunday

Community events

CAAWS CAT AND KITTEN ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Petsmart, 10527 South Mall Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer musical. $20-25. (225) 344-0334.

Monday

Government meeting

THE EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: 5:30 p.m., School Board office, 1050 S. Foster Drive.

CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Kristenwood Catering and Reception Hall, 14025 Greenwell Springs Road.

Community events

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, De La Ronde Hall, which is located at 320 Third St., in downtown Baton Rouge. Buddy Leach, chairman of the state Democratic Party, will speak. Leach will discuss his party’s future in Louisiana and provide his forecast for Democratic challengers to GOP incumbents seeking election to six statewide offices on Oct. 22. Lunch, which will be served at 11:30 a.m., is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

METROPOLITAN COUNCIL DISTRICT 5 CITIZEN ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING: 6 p.m., Sharon Hills Elementary School located at 6450 Guynell Drive, Baton Rouge. The meeting will be held at All residents are encouraged to attend to receive important council and community updates. Presenters include the Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, representatives of the BR Proud initiative, Louisiana Department of Insurance, and SSO Communications team to give an update of the Hooper Storage Project. Call (225) 389-5171.

Tuesday

Community events

PETS, VETS LECTURE SERIES: 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Skip Bertman Drive. “The Wonderful World of Cows” by Marjorie Gill and “What is My Cat Doing?” by Gregg Griffenhagen. Kids series on caring for animals, sponsored by the LSU Vet School. Registration: http://www.vetmed.lsu.edu.

CAAWS CAT AND KITTEN ADOPTIONS: 6 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.

TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Tram ride through the zoo; snack. $16, adults and teens; $13, children 2-12. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877, option 2.

Wednesday

Community events

MUSIC AT MID-DAY: noon, fourth floor terrace, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Lunchtime concert.

Thursday

Community events

PETS, VETS LECTURE SERIES: 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Skip Bertman Drive. Registration: http://www.vetmed.lsu.edu.

TWILIGHT TOUR: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Tram ride through the zoo; snack. $16, adults and teens; $13, children 2-12. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877, option 2.

Saturday

Community events

ST. MARGARET’S OUTDOOR MARKET: 9:30 am. to 3 p.m., 12663 Perkins Road, across from Calandro’s Supermarket. Outdoor market selling produce, arts/crafts and technology products.