The weekend movie matinee for adults at the Jones Creek Regional Branch Library is “Monsters, Inc.,” rated G. Show times are at 1 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday . Popcorn and punch will be served.

The library is at 6222 Jones Creek Road. Call (225) 756-1140 for more information.

Dogs at the library

Responsible pet ownership is the topic when the Louisiana Capital Area Obedience Club comes to the Jones Creek library from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday .

Club members will show off their well-trained dogs and answer questions about different breeds.

All ages are welcome to attend. Call (225) 756-1160 to register.

The Louisiana Capital City Obedience Club, established in 1963, is the oldest ongoing American Kennel Club dog club in Baton Rouge. For more information, visit

Voter registration

Anyone who would like to register to vote or make changes to their existing registration can do so at the Jones Creek library from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3.

Representatives from the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters Office will be on hand to provide assistance.

Actors’ starter kit

Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd., will host a “Launch Your Acting Career: Starter Kit” workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3.

Participants will learn about taking professional headshots, agency representation, preparing for professional auditions and more.

The program is open to all ages and costs $25 per person. Visit EDUCATION to register.

Fitness Rocks

Fitness Rocks, a day of group exercise and wellness activities for the whole family, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 at the A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 S. Foster Drive.

The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Healthy BR, Whole Foods, Training by Adrian Brumfield and the Y.

The lineup includes Wanda ZumbaDiva, Gracie Perkins, Adrian Brumfield, Tanesha Craig, Terrell Robertson and Joey Godfrey, with comedian Van Chew as host and a special musical performance by Love-N-Pain.

For more information, contact Kristen Hogan at (225) 923-0653, ext. 1104, or

Heritage society to meet

The Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana meets at 11 a.m. Sept. 5 at the Bluebonnet Regional Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. All meetings are open to the public.

The topic is “Domingues of Louisiana: Recent Findings and Travel Photos.” The presentation will feature some history of the Domingue family by Bertha Domingue; society member Wade Falcon will uncover some mysteries and recent ancestral findings about the Domingue ship ancestors; and the Rev. Ken Domingue will share photos from his 2015 trip to the island of Tenerife, illustrating the places where the Domingue family lived near San Juan De La Rambla.

For more information, visit or email president@canary

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