• CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5:30 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email or visit to learn more.
  • HENRY TURNER JR.’S LISTENING ROOM: 8 p.m., Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel, 102 France St. Henry Turner Jr.’s Listening Room is dedicated to featuring original music by local, regional and national touring bands and solo performers. For information, call (225) 802-9681.


  • MATT SHLIAN EXHIBIT: 9 a.m., LSU Student Union Art Gallery, 210 LSU Student Union. Matt Shlian, a paper engineer rooted in book arts, print media and design, brings his traveling exhibit to the LSU Student Union Art Gallery from through May 24.
  • CASA CARNIVAL: 4:30 p.m., Kappa Alpha Theta, 4030 W. Lakeshore Drive. The event will feature jambalaya, carnival games, a dunk booth, face painting and more. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. CASA Carnival will support Capital Area Court Appointed Special Advocate Association’s advocacy efforts on behalf of abused children. For tickets and information, email Taylor Marcus, Theta’s service and philanthropy director, at



  • ISTROUMA HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING: 6 p.m., BRCC Acadian Campus, 3250 N. Acadian Thruway.
  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St.


  • NATIONAL CAREER FAIR: 11 a.m., Baton Rouge Marriott, 550 Hilton Ave.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email or visit to learn more.
  • FREE FINANCIAL WORKSHOPS WITH BANK ON BATON ROUGE: 5:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.


  • KIDD KEYNOTES — SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS: 5:30 p.m., USS Kidd Veterans Memorial & Museum, 305 S. River Road. The museum is teaming up with the Louisiana Association Against Sexual Assault to bring you KIDD Keynotes: Sexual Assault Awareness Month.