Adults looking for some stress-free relaxation are welcome to spend an hour or two coloring at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided, or you may bring your own.

Story and craft time

A story and craft time for children ages 8 to 11 will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. After a reading of “Balloons Over Broadway” by Melissa Sweet, kids will discuss Thanksgiving traditions and make a balloon-filled cornucopia to take home. Call (225) 756-1160 to register.

Author discussion

Dana Cathy-Williams will discuss her first book, “Deep Darkness: Who Said Success is Not a Part of God’s Plan,” a chronicle of domestic abuse, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library.

Fall holiday camps

BREC is hosting a variety of fall holiday camps for children to enjoy during their school Thanksgiving breaks. Call (225) 272-9200 or visit for details.

FALL HOLIDAY CAMP: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Antioch Park and Forest Community Park, ages 4 to 12; holiday-themed games, arts and crafts. Fee is $42 per child or $14 per day.

FALL ZOO CAMP: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Baton Rouge Zoo, ages 6 to 12; guided zoo walks, seasonally themed games and crafts and interaction with zoo animals. Fee is $35 per day for East Baton Rouge Parish residents and $42 per day for out-of-parish residents. Call (225) 775-3877, option 2.

RAY’S THANKSGIVING JUNIOR TENNIS CAMP: Monday through Wednesday at Forest Community Park, ages 5-16. Fee is $140 per person. Visit

Craft night for adults

Make paint-swirl glass ornaments and cinnamon-scented pinecones from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. All materials will be furnished. Registration is required; call (225) 756-1150.

Monday movie pajama party

Kids, put on your pajamas and bring a snack to Jones Creek Regional Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday to watch the Disney animated classic “The Fox and the Hound.” Call (225) 756-1160 to register.

Stuffed animal friends

Children ages 2 to 6 are welcome to bring their favorite stuffed animal to Jones Creek Regional Branch Library at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for fun activities, dancing and songs. Listen to readings of “Knuffle Bunny” by Mo Willems and “Monkey and Me” by Emily Gravett, then make a cute paper teddy bear craft. Call (225) 756-1160 to register.

Ultimate paper airplanes

Master origami teacher Peter Sze will show children ages 8 to 11 how to fold their own super flyers from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. Call (225) 756-1160 to register.

Closed for Thanksgiving

Jones Creek Regional Branch Library will be closed Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Contact Southeast Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email, Deadline: 2 p.m. Friday.