Swamp bird walk
Enjoy a morning hike through Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center at 7 a.m. Saturday, as a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society shares bird watching techniques and tips while identifying various bird species.
Field guides and binoculars are optional but recommended. Beginning bird watchers are welcome.
General admission fees apply. Baton Rouge Audubon Society members and Bluebonnet Swamp pass holders get in free of charge.
Harb’s Oasis, at 13827 Coursey Blvd., is holding a grand re-opening under new owners Jerry and Lindsey All on Saturday.
The opening ceremony is at 8:30 a.m., followed by a ribbon-cutting at 8:55 a.m., and opening for business at 9 a.m. Throughout the day until 5 p.m., there will be food, a showcase, facility tours, drawings, giveaways and sales.
Kenilworth Spring Festival
Spring is just around the corner and so is the Kenilworth Spring Festival. It’s from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School, 7600 Boone Ave.
Free and open to the public, the festival includes games, inflatable rides, music, food and more. Anyone interested in attending should call the school at (225) 766-8111.
Carver Branch Library will show the Oscar-nominated “Hidden Figures” at 2 p.m. Saturday in meeting room 1. The movie is based on the book, which is this year’s One Book One Community selection.
The Main Library invites teens to a murder mystery at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Teen Room, where they will work in teams to solve a homicide at the Teen Idol Awards.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church invites the community to a free Lenten Evensong service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
The services include prayers, hymns, readings, choral anthems by contemporary composers and a performance by the St. Luke’s Parish Choir of the Lux Aeterna portion of the Requiem Mass. The piece uses the “Nimrod” melody from the Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar. Also featured are the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis settings by English Renaissance composer William Byrd with responses composed by Byrd’s contemporary, Thomas Tallis.
The church is at 8833 Goodwood Blvd.
The Discovery Dome presents “Magic Tree House: Space Mission” at Eden Park Branch Library on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The show is intended for ages 5 to 10.
Call (225) 231-3260 for more information.
Job search networking
Learn about the effectiveness of networking in job searches during a free workshop at the Main Library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. It’s in large conference room 102.
The presenter is Julie Laperouse, director of training at Emergent Method Consulting, presenting techniques to help on participants’ next job searches.
Register online at http://bit.ly/2CcQ1TJ.
In celebration of Teen Tech Week, teens at Eden Park Branch Library will connect art with technology by creating pixel pictures. It begins at 3:30 p.m. March 8 in the meeting room.
The Dudley DeBosier personal injury law firm is offering free Uber rides home on St. Patrick’s Day through its Safe Ride Home initiative.
Free rides are available only from a destination beginning within Baton Rouge city limits and must go to a place of residence. Ride costs are capped at $25. Registration ends at noon March 16. Upon registration, participants will receive an email with a $25 Uber credit code valid from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17.
Register online at https://goo.gl/kBTZ3k.