Baton Rouge City Appreciation Day at the Baton Rouge Zoo is set for Feb. 13. Buy one regular-price admission and get one of equal or lesser value for free when presenting an official Louisiana driver’s license with a recognized ZIP code.
The buy-one-get-one discount will be recognized for all East Baton Rouge Parish ZIP codes beginning with “708,” with the exception of 70818. Residents in the 7818 zip code can take advantage of the special on Feb. 20. The offer is valid on recognized City Appreciation Days only and is not valid in combination with any other offer.
Crochet at your leisure
Parklawn Adult Leisure Center, located at 12248 Parklawn Ave., welcomes crocheters to come in and work on their projects from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday.
BREC piano classes
BREC offers piano classes for ages 5 and older from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at Kathy Drive Park. Pianists will learn techniques and skills in hand-eye coordination, concentration, music appreciation and self-confidence in a one-on-one setting catered to skill level. Sessions are 30 minutes long and are $31 per month. Call (225) 272-9200.
Kids’ story and craft time
Jones Creek Regional Branch Library invites children ages 5 to 7 to a story and craft time from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Listen to the story “Guess How Much I Love You” by Sam McBratney, then make a sign that says “I love you to the moon and back.” Registration is required; call (225) 756-1140.
Flag football registration
Monday is the registration deadline for BREC’s Adult Coed Flag Football League for ages 17 and older at Kathy Drive Park, Plank Road Park and Independence Community Park.
The season begins Feb. 21 with games played at 1 p.m. every Sunday. Cost is $395 per team. Call (225) 272-9200.
Making Mardi Gras fans
Children ages 2 and older can show their Mardi Gras love from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library’s Children’s Room by decorating a fan using Mardi Gras clipart and colors. No registration is required.
Teens can make a beaded necklace to keep for themselves or to give to someone special for Valentine’s Day from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library.
Closed for Mardi Gras
Jones Creek Regional Branch Library will be closed Tuesday for Mardi Gras. Regular hours will resume Wednesday.
Wood Carving 101
Learn the fundamentals of wood carving with Clyde Sandifer from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library.Sandifer will cover the basics and show attendees how to get good tools without breaking the bank. Call (225) 756-1150 to reserve your seat.
Contact Southeast Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: 2 p.m. Friday.