THURSDAY

  • BATON ROUGE FOOD TOURS: 11 a.m., downtown Baton Rouge. Downtown walking, guided tour which includes tastings at local restaurants and historical and cultural stories. For details or reservations, call (800) 622-3241 or visit www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours.

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5 P.M., CAPITAL AREA CASA, 848 LOUISIANA AVE. BECOME A VOICE FOR AN ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILD WHILE HE OR SHE AWAITS A SAFE AND PERMANENT HOME DURING A 45-MINUTE INFORMATIONAL SESSION AT 848 LOUISIANA AVE. CALL CASA AT (225) 379-8598, EMAIL VOLUNTEER@CASABR.ORG OR VISIT WWW.CASABR.ORG TO LEARN MORE. (225) 379-8598.

  • WOMEN’S STEPSISTERS RECOVERY GROUP: 6:30 p.m. Meeting is a women’s-only group of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous. Visit brslaa.blogspot.com.
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY, BIRTH AND BABIES: 6:30 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. Informational presentation discussing the use of essential oils specifically for pregnancy, birth and newborns. Learn how to use them to cope with common pregnancy-related concerns, like insomnia, morning sickness, heart burn and improve mood. Emmy Trammell and Hailey Aliff will be guest speakers.
  • PLAY BATON ROUGE FAMILY FEUD: 7 p.m., On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 2552 Citiplace Court.
  • STAR TREK BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2590 Citiplace Court.
  • BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. For tickets, visit www.manshiptheatre.org or www.brjff.com.
  • THE PIANO TRIO: 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Baton Rouge, 763 North Blvd. The Lamar Chamber Series continues with Russian-American violinist Yevgeny Kutik.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • FAMILY DINNER IMPROV COMEDY NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. This show is the equivalent of Rated R for those 17 and older.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET.: 8 a.m., downtown Baton Rouge. Visit www.webgallerydisplay.com/breada_events.
  • 1953 BATON ROUGE BUS BOYCOTT AND THE TONI MORRISON SOCIETY: 9 a.m., Carver Library, 720 Terrace Ave.

EYEBALL RUN FOR GLAUCOMA AWARENESS: 9 A.M., 3810 W. LAKESHORE DRIVE. VISIT WWW.GLAUCOMA.ORG.

SOUTHERN SCENTSABILITIES BEAUTY SCHOOL EVENT: 10:30 A.M., HOLIDAY INN, 4848 CONSTITUTION AVE. A SOUTHERN SCENTSABILITIES EVENT PRESENTED BY GOLD LEADER. LEARN THE SKIN CARE TECHNIQUE AND REGIMEN TO PROPERLY CARE FOR AND PROTECT YOUR SKIN. FOR TICKETS, VISIT WWW.EVENTBRITE.COM/E/SOUTHERN-SCENTSABILITIES-BEAUTY-SCHOOL-EVENT-TICKETS-19579555979?AFF=EBAPI.

  • HOT MEAL AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. Free. Sweet Home Baptist Church Helping Hand Ministry will be giving a hot meal and clothing to the needy from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St.

SUNDAY

  • WORLD RELIGION DAY: 10:30 a.m., Baha’i Faith of Baton Rouge, 4270 Perkins Road. World Religion Day promotes harmony and peace through all religions.
  • SURREAL SALON: Noon, Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive.
  • LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music. Music for the Young at Heart program. The Sinfonietta starts off the new year with its traditional Young-at-Heart concert, led by guest conductor Victor Klimash. Soloists Sandra Moon, soprano, and Laurie Rominger, viola, perform pieces by Bellini and Teleman, respectively. The concert ends with the Dinos and Judy Constantinides’ series of musical stories, ‘The Frog Prince.’ Call (225) 578-4010.
  • BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. For tickets, visit www.manshiptheatre.org or www.brjff.com.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

  • BRAC’S MONTHLY LUNCH: 11:30 a.m., Cook Hotel & Conference Center at LSU, 3848 W. Lakeshore Drive.

WEDNESDAY

  • BATON ROUGE ORCHID SOCIETY-BROS MONTHLY MEETING: 7 p.m., LSU Agricultural Center Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. The Baton Rouge Orchid Society is a nonprofit organization made up of a group of orchid enthusiasts ranging from master growers to the newcomer novice.

JAN. 21