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, $24. CALL PAM TURNER, (225) 928-7860.

YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: NOON, PETCO ACADIAN VILLAGE, 3535 PERKINS ROAD. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR ADOPTION APPROVAL. EMAIL INFO@YELPBR.COM FOR AN APPLICATION. CALL (225) 485-9200.

  • TODD TRAHAN COMING TO AGLOW COMMUNITY LIGHTHOUSE: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Free. AGLOW Community Lighthouse welcomes Todd Trahan, director of Intercessors for Louisiana, as the guest speaker.

FRIDAY

  • TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 205-2856.
  • FOOD AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St., Baton Rouge. Free. Sweet Home Baptist Church Helping Hand Ministry will be giving food and clothing to the needy from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

  • MEN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE: 7 a.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Conference is focused on maintaining an overall healthier lifestyle. Participants will have the opportunity to browse exhibits set up by event sponsors. There also will be free services such as blood pressure screenings and blood glucose tests.

BATON ROUGE SICKLE CELL ANEMIA FOUNDATION ANNUAL WALK/RUN: 7 A.M., 305 S. RIVER ROAD. THE BATON ROUGE SICKLE CELL ANEMIA FOUNDATION WILL HOST ITS ANNUAL WALK/RUN IN DOWNTOWN BATON ROUGE. VISIT BRSCAF.ORG/WALKRUN.

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., 501 Main St.
  • YOGA IN THE PARK: 9 a.m., Spain Street Park, 2101 Spain St. Call (225) 346-1000, extension 211.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: Youth Peace Olympics: 1 p.m., Independence Park, 7500 Independence Blvd.

SUNDAY

  • YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.

MONDAY

  • KIDS ORCHESTRA OPEN HOUSE: 6 p.m., Belfair Elementary School, 4451 Fairfields Ave. Visit kidsorchestra.org or call (225) 922-4656, extension 104.
  • TANGO LESSONS: 6:30 p.m., The Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. $5 for beginner lessons.

TUESDAY

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS: 10 a.m., Webb Park, 1351 Country Club Drive. $24 per month. Call (225) 379-8510.
  • ZUMBA GOLD: 11 a.m., Independence Community Park, 7500 Independence Blvd.
  • TEA DANCE: 1 p.m., Milton J. Womack Park, 6201 Florida Blvd. $5.
  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, 4837 Revere Ave. Free. Call Dr. Margo Abadie at (225) 924-1431 for an intake interview.
  • ADULT CARDIO TENNIS: 7 p.m., City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive.

WEDNESDAY

  • ART IMAGINATION: 5 p.m., Kerr Warren Park, 4100 Geronimo Ave. Call Larry Averhart, (225) 356-5118.

AUG. 27

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Irene Drive.
  • BALLROOM DANCE: 10 a.m., Independence Community Park.
  • ZUMBA GOLD: 11 a.m., Independence Community Park.