THURSDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Irene Drive behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

BALLROOM DANCE: 10 A.M., INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK, 7500 INDEPENDENCE BLVD. CALL (225) 928-7860.

ZUMBA GOLD: 11 A.M., INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK. COST IS $24. CALL PAM TURNER AT (225) 928-7860.

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Call (225) 485-9200.

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 3 P.M., CAPITAL AREA CASA, 848 LOUISIANA AVE. CALL CASA AT (225) 379-8598, EMAIL VOLUNTEER@CASABR.ORG OR VISIT WWW.CASABR.ORG TO LEARN MORE.

FACTS FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP: 7 P.M., ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2021 TARA BLVD.

  • KATRINA & RITA: 7:30 p.m., LSU Digital Media Center, 340 E. Parker Blvd. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development hosts “Katrina & Rita: A Decade of Research & Response,” a coordinated collection of free events and activities that highlight the research conducted by LSU faculty, staff and students that came out of the storms.

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 205-2856.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m., 501 Main St.
  • TRANSITIONS IN AGING ANNUAL WORKSHOP: 9 a.m., Catholic Life Center Main Auditorium, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area and the Baton Rouge General Hospital. Darryl Ducote, the Rev. Donald Blanchard, the Rev. Gerald Burns, Roxane Bingham, Rebecca Herbst, Jon Salter, Jeri Shread and Elizabeth Johnston are additional presenters, facilitating discussions ranging from creativity in retirement, to safe proofing the home, transitions in home care, to tending to the needs of the dying. Registration is $15, $20 for walk-ins. Contact the Office of Marriage and Family Life Department of the Diocese at (225) 242.0323 or register at www.mfldiobr.org.

YOUR FRIENDS’ CLOSET COLLECTION EVENT: 10 A.M., LSU HUMAN ECOLOGY BUILDING, CORNER OF TOWER AND SOUTH CAMPUS DRIVES. FREE. THE FRIENDS OF THE LSU TEXTILE & COSTUME MUSEUM WILL BE ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF VINTAGE, NEW AND GENTLY-WORN CLOTHING, JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES FOR WOMEN, MEN AND CHILDREN FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL “YOUR FRIENDS’ CLOSET SALE” TO BE HELD ON OCT. 10. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 578-2281.

BICYCLE MAINTENANCE 101: 10 A.M., MID CITY REDEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE, 419 N. 19TH ST. LEARN THE BASICS OF BICYCLE MAINTENANCE WITH MCRA AND MID CITY BIKES. THE WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE LAUREL STREET FIREHOUSE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. CALL (225) 346-1000.

  • YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: Noon, Petco Acadian Village. Call (225) 485-9200.

SUNDAY

  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.

TUESDAY

  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, 4837 Revere Ave. The service is free. Call Dr. Margo Abadie at (225) 924-1431 for an intake interview.
  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St. $7. The Eclectic Truth Poetry Slam & Open Mic takes place every Tuesday.

SEPT. 3

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Irene Drive behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY AT PETCO: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Call (225) 485-9200.