FRIDAY

  • KIDS’ NIGHT OUT: 6 p.m., BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Children can visit the swamp at night. The program will feature hikes, games, crafts and animal encounters and will focus on nocturnal critters and themes. Dinner will be provided. Participants should wear long pants, socks and closed-toe shoes and bring a flashlight and insect repellent. Register online at web trac.brec.org. Call (225) 757-8905.

SATURDAY

  • BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Participants may see stringing, seed beading, wire wrapping and other jewelry techniques being used during the program. Registration is required. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts.

SUNDAY

  • YOUTH HORSE SHOW: 3 p.m., Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena, U.S. 61 North. The seminars, which are free and open to ages 3-18, will be on the third Sunday of each month until the end of the year, and will focus on a different topic each month. This week’s topic will be taking care of a horse. Youth will receive information in a classroom setting and will be able to practice what they have learned. To preregister for the seminar or for information about the Southern University Agricultural Center’s Horse Show Program, call (225) 771-6208.

TUESDAY

  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge. This is a beginner-level class on bead stringing for people who have never beaded before but want to learn how to make their own jewelry. The instructor teaches participants about beads, findings and the tools they’ll need to create the pieces. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts.