THURSDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Irene Drive, behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center, enter from Kenilworth Boulevard. Seasonal produce and baked goods are sold at this producers only market. Visit www.webgallerydisplay.com/breada_events.
  • BALLROOM DANCE: 10 a.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd. Independence Community Park Learn dance movements in a variety of partner dancing styles. Call (225) 928-7860.
  • BATON ROUGE FOOD TOUR: 11 a.m.. Baton Rouge. A downtown walking tour. Call (800) 622-3241 or visit www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours.

ZUMBA GOLD: 11 A.M., INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY PARK, 7500 INDEPENDENCE BLVD. FEE IS $24. CALL PAM TURNER (225) 928-7860.

KIDS’ ORCHESTRA NEIGHBORHOOD SHOWCASE SERIES - MAGNOLIA WOODS ELEMENTARY: 5:30 P.M., MAGNOLIA WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. FREE. THE CONCERT WILL FEATURE STUDENTS FROM MAGNOLIA WOODS ELEMENTARY AND WILDWOOD ELEMENTARY. VISIT KIDSORCHESTRA.ORG/UPCOMING-EVENTS. CALL MARVIN MCLENNON AT (225)-922-4656.

  • ZUMBA GOLD: 5:30 p.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd. Fee is $24. Call Pam Turner at (225) 928-7860.
  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week grief support/seminar program of First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge. Open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close. Free. Call (225) 768-8863.
  • SEED BEAD CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Free. Patterns posted on Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts. Seating is limited, RSVP by calling (225) 223-6573.
  • DINING OUT FOR LIFE: Participating restaurants. HIV/AIDS Alliance Region Two is hosting its third annual Dining Out For Life in Baton Rouge to fight against HIV. Visit www.haartinc.org.

FRIDAY

  • STORIES IN ART: 10:30 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Free. Enjoy a reading from Judith Kerr’s classic tale “The Tiger Who Came to Tea.” Explore the museum’s collection of Chinese jade to uncover hidden animals carved in the intricate sculptures. Children will get to assemble their own striped tiger. Call (225) 389-7207.

CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: NOON, CAPITAL AREA CASA, 848 LOUISIANA AVE. FREE. FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN BECOME A VOICE FOR AN ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILD WHILE HE OR SHE AWAITS A SAFE AND PERMANENT HOME DURING THIS 45-MINUTE INFORMATIONAL SESSION. CALL CASA AT (225) 379-8598, EMAIL VOLUNTEER@CASABR.ORG OR VISIT WWW.CASABR.ORG.

SATURDAY

CACRC’S SUPER SATURDAY SALE: 8 A.M., CACRC, 1400 MAIN ST. CALL (225) 379-3577.

RED STICK FARMER’S MARKET: 8 A.M., 501 MAIN ST. THE RED STICK FARMERS MARKET IS A PRODUCER ONLY MARKET WITH OVER 50 VENDORS THAT HAS BEEN IN OPERATION FOR NEARLY TEN YEARS.

  • STUDIO ART: Printmaking workshop: 10:30 a.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. $20 - $25. Explore the wonders of printmaking with the LSU Museum of Art with a special studio session guided by New Orleans artist Ellene Stampley-Whiley. Purchase tickets at the museum store by calling (225) 389-7210.
  • DIVAS MOTHER’S DAY HOLIDAY EXPO: Noon, Carver Library, 720 Terrace Street.
  • 2015 HOPE GALA: 6 p.m., Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-hope-gala-tickets-15313680631?aff=SRCH
  • SPRING DANCE CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Louisiana State University, 3810 W. Lakeshore Drive. Featuring the LSU Dance Ensemble; directed by Sandra Parks. Visit wp.theatre.lsu.edu/event/spring-dance-concert/

SUNDAY

  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 9 a.m., USS KIDD and Veterans Memorial, South River Road. Visit www.usskidd.com/event-calendar.html.
  • ROTARY’S GLOBAL COMMUNITY DAY: 1 p.m., Galvez Plaza, downtown Baton Rouge. The Capital City Rotary Club and Monika Olivier invite the community to join them for a Global Community Day Celebration.

MONDAY

  • BELLY AEROBICS: 5:30 p.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd. Call (225) 928-7860.
  • JOURNEY FITNESS: 6 p.m., Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road. Call (225) 766-5209.

TUESDAY

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS: 10 a.m., Webb Park, 1351 Country Club Drive. $24. Call (225) 379-8510.
  • ZUMBA GOLD: 11 a.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd. Call Pam Turner at (225) 928-7860.
  • KIDS’ ORCHESTRA NEIGHBORHOOD SHOWCASE SERIES - ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: 6 p.m., St. James Episcopal Day School, 445 Convention St. The concert will feature students from St. James Episcopal Day School, St. Luke’s Episcopal Day School, The Dufrocq School, Shiloh Baptist Early Learning Academy and LaSalle Elementary. Visit kidsorchestra.org/upcoming-events/.
  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, 4837 Revere Ave. Free. The Survivors of Suicide support group for people whose lives have been impacted by the loss of a loved one, neighbor, co-worker or friend to suicide will meet. The service is free. Call social worker Margo Abadie at (225) 924-1431 for an intake interview.
  • ADULT CARDIO TENNIS: 7 p.m., City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. $12.
  • H.O.P.E. GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: Trinity Episcopal Church, 3550 Morning Glory Ave. The Hospice of Baton Rouge provides six-week grief support group session. Call (225) 767-4673 to reserve your spot or to speak to someone prier to the group session. Visit www.hospicebr.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS: 10 a.m., Webb Park, 1351 Country Club Drive. $24 per month. Call (225) 379-8510.
  • ZUMBA: 5 p.m., Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road.
  • JOURNEY FITNESS: 6 p.m., Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road. $200.

MAY 7

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Irene Drive near Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
  • ZUMBA GOLD: 11 a.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598.
  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. Call (225) 768-8863.
  • NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING: 7 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Conference Room A.