“Yes You Can … Raise Financially Aware Kids,” a financial workshop for parents, will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library.
Bennett Blackledge, of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company, will talk about raising financially aware kids. Call (225) 756-1150 to register.
Weekly crochet time
Adults and seniors are welcome to gather for a morning of crocheting from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday at Parklawn Adult Leisure Center, 12248 Parklawn Ave. For more information, call (225) 751-0823.
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.
Professional organizer Teresa Taylor will share tips and tricks for organizing decorations and collections from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. Registration is required; call (225) 756-1150.
‘Scaredy Cat’ story, craft
Children ages 3 and older can come to Jones Creek Regional Branch Library from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday for a story and craft.
After listening to a reading of “Scaredy Cat Splat” by Rob Scotton, make a fun “Scaredy Cat” mobile with Halloween shapes to take home.
Registration is required. Sign up by calling (225) 756-1140.
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.”
Rocket’s Game Night
Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games is back for an evening of board games for adults at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library on Wednesday. Gaming gets started at 6:30 p.m. and wraps up at 8:30 p.m.
‘Come as you aren’t’ bingo
Adults, dress as your favorite character and enjoy bingo from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 22 at Jones Creek Regional Public Library. Prizes will be awarded.
Call (225) 756-1150 to register.
Contact Southeast Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: 2 p.m. Friday.