LSU DISCOVER DAY 2016: 9 a.m., Student Union. Discover Day is an undergraduate research and creative endeavors showcase. LSU Discover is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research and creative activity in all fields of study by sponsoring the annual student symposium to provide students an avenue to present their work. Call LSU Discover at (225) 578-8914 .
COSTUMING THE COLLECTION, A GALLERY TALK EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF FASHION IN ART: 6 P.M., LSU MUSEUM OF ART, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. A FREE GALLERY TALK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE REINSTALLATION OF THE LSU MUSEUM OF ART’S PERMANENT COLLECTION. LISTEN TO BRANDON MCWILLIAMS, THE ASSOCIATE HEAD OF MFA TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COSTUME DESIGN FOR THE LSU COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMATIC ARTS, AS HE DISCUSSES HOW CLOTHING AND FASHION CAN DATE A WORK OF ART, SHOW THE STATUS OF THE SITTER, SERVE AS EVIDENCE OF HISTORY AND TRADE AND MUCH MORE. VISIT WWW.LSUMOA.ORG/CONTENT/COSTUMING-COLLECTION-GALLERY-TALK-EXPLORING-HISTORY-FASHION-ART
GENDER ON FILM — THE INVISIBLE WAR: 6 P.M., USS KIDD VETERANS MEMORIAL & MUSEUM, 305 S. RIVER ROAD.
TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
LOUISIANA QUEER CONFERENCE 2016 — CROSSROADS OF EXPERIENCE: 9 a.m., Business Education Complex, Nicholson Drive Extension. The Louisiana Queer Conference provides leadership development, networking opportunities and social support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer college students and their allies in Louisiana. The conference provides an annual venue for individuals to discuss ideas and collaborate on projects, while building a statewide network to advance the LGBTQ movement. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/louisiana-queer-conference-2016-crossroads-of-experience-registration-21177755236?aff=ebapi.
NOW BATON ROUGE MEETING: 10 a.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
BATON ROUGE BLUES FESTIVAL: 11 a.m.. to 10:30 p.m., Repentance Park and Galvez Plaza. The Baton Rouge Blues Foundation presents the 22nd annual Baton Rouge Blues Festival. Also from 11:15 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
AFRICAN VIOLET SHOW AND SALE: 12:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. The 36th annual Sundowners African Violet Show and Sale. Lecture Sunday at 1 p.m. on “How to Grow.”
BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND SPRING CONCERT: 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. The theme for the music is “How ‘Suite’ It Is.” Visit www.facebook.com/batonrougeconcertband or the website at brcb.org for more information about the group and upcoming events.
COMMUNITY PINWHEELS FOR PREVENTION GARDEN: 10:30 a.m., Louisiana State Capitol, 900 N. Third St. Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana, local volunteers and local partners will plant 700 pinwheels on the State Capitol lawn to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month. Visit www.pcal.org or call (225) 925-9520.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE KAMIKAZE ATTACK: 1:55 p.m., USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum, 305 S. River Road. The service is open to the public. Call (225) 342-1942.
HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB WEEKLY RUN: 6 p.m., Happy’s Irish Pub.
LOUISIANA PREMIERE SCREENING OF “JUST EAT IT”: 6 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St.
LUNCHTIME LAGNIAPPE! CULTURAL CONVERGENCE AND SHATTERED MYTHS: Noon, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Jessica Lacher-Feldman will discuss the importance and significance of special collections libraries, with a focus on LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library and just what happens in the library, why archivists and librarians do the work they do, and how it gets done.
CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5:30 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.