Know-How Weave a Rug Demonstration: Noon, River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Learn a fast and easy way to make a small rug. (225) 389-4967.
Valentine Bird Ornament: 4 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Children, ages 5 and up, can listen to a Valentine story and make a bird ornament to give to someone special. (225) 763-2260.
Project Purr Cat Adoptions: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana, second floor by Dillards. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
An Engaging Cocktail Party: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Out of the Box Bridal Events will present “An Engaging Cocktail Party” with brides in mind. Vendors will be on hand. Admission is free. http://www.outoftheboxbridal.com.
Opening Reception: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. The reception is for the Betts, Goodell, Schmidt exhibition. (225) 383-1470.
Magic, Math & Memory: 8 p.m., Bacio di Roma Gelato Shop & Cafe, 128 W. Chimes St. The “Magic, Math, and Memory” workshops will take place every Wednesday with Dr. Steven Zuckerman as the teacher. They will show how to improve memory and perform mental math. Admission is free. http://www.baciodiromabr.com or (225) 636-2668.