THURSDAY

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Applications accepted for adoption approval. Email info@yelpbr.com for an application. Call (225) 485-9200 for more information or go to www.facebook.com/yelpbr.

BROWN BAG LUNCH —“GROWING FRUIT IN THE HOME GARDEN”: NOON, LOUISIANA OLD STATE CAPITOL, 100 NORTH BLVD.

FORUM 35’S UNCORKED WINE TASTING EVENT: 6:30 P.M., ROUX HOUSE, 143 THIRD ST. INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM TICKETS START AT $25 PER PERSON; $35 AT THE DOOR. DETAILS AT EVENTBRITE.COM OR FORUM35.ORG.

  • NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING: 7 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Conference Room A.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • STORIES IN ART: 10:30 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Join LSU Museum of Art for a free program for preschoolers and their parents and caregivers, which integrates listening to a story, exploring the museum and making art.
  • ART & WINE THE WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE: 6 p.m., Circa 1857, 1857 Government St. Call (225) 387-8667.

SATURDAY

  • BORN TO RUN BATON ROUGE: 8 a.m., North Boulevard Town Square, 247 Florida St. $10 to $30. Join Woman’s New Life Center at the annual Born to Run 5K Run/Walk (with a one-mile option). Participants of all ages and fitness levels are invited.
  • LAHOUSE FALL SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m., LaHouse Resource Center, 2858 Gourrier Ave, Baton Rouge. Open house will highlight indoor air quality and universal design. See features to reduce asthma and allergy triggers, carbon monoxide and VOC chemicals.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 10:30 a.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Find out how to become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home during this 45-minute informational session. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.
  • YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • FALL BONSAI SHOW: 11 a.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center at Independence Park, 7950 Independence Blvd. The Louisiana Bonsai Society bonsai show, bonsai lecture/demo at 2 p.m., and starter bonsai for sale. Free.

SUNDAY

  • SANTA CAAWS PET PHOTOS: 9 a.m., Forrest Park Community Park, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society is having its annual pet photos with Santa.

YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: NOON, PETCO ACADIAN VILLAGE, 3535 PERKINS ROAD.

MONDAY

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 P.M., BATON ROUGE CRISIS INTERVENTION CENTER, 4837 REVERE AVE. FREE. CALL DR. MARGO ABADIE AT (225) 924-1431 FOR AN INTAKE INTERVIEW.

WEDNESDAY

  • USS KIDD VETERAN’S DAY: 9 a.m. Visit www.visitbatonrouge.com for more information.
  • VETERANS DAY PROGRAM & LUNCHEON: 10 a.m., Louisiana Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd.

NOV. 12

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.