THURSDAY

  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.
  • 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 for more information.
  • GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR: 5 p.m.. Baton Rouge. $5. A carnival midway with festival food and musical entertainment nightly. Visit www.gbrsf.com or email gbrsf@eatel.net.
  • BUDGETING BASICS — FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP: 5:30 p.m., Main Library Branch at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
  • NIGHT OF PROMISE II: 6 p.m., LSU Rural Life Museum Visitors Center, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge. $50. Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Nu Gamma Omega Chapter for Night of Promise II, an evening to honor domestic violence survivors and advocates.
  • ART & SOUL: 6:30 p.m., Congregation B’nai Israel, 3354 Kleinert Ave.
  • FACTS FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd.
  • RED STICK PEACEMAKERS ROOF TOP YOGA: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St.

FRIDAY

  • 17TH ANNUAL DAY OF THE MENTOR: 8 a.m., Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place.
  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • LIVE AFTER FIVE CONCERT SERIES: 5 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., downtown Baton Rouge.
  • YELP! BATON ROUGE DOG ADOPTION DAYS: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.

SUNDAY

  • LSU HALLOWEEN BOOZAR: 11:30 a.m..LSU, outside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The LSU Life Skills Program is hosting this fun-filled family event. Each team will have a sports-themed activity for the kids to participate in and then hand out candy. Please bring a canned good for the local food bank.

MONTESSORI GLASS CLASSROOM 100TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE: 2 P.M., LA PRINTANIERE MONTESSORI SCHOOL, 5064 PERKINS ROAD. AN OPEN HOUSE FEATURING MONTESSORI CLASSROOM DEMONSTRATIONS AND INFORMATION ON THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE BEHIND MONTESSORI EDUCATION. VISIT WWW.LAPRINTANIERE.COM.

TUESDAY

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • SCIENCE CAFE: 5 p.m., Chelsea’s Cafe, 2857 Perkins Road. The LSU Science Cafés are events sponsored by the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development. Takes place on the last Tuesday of each month.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 5:30 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.
  • SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center, 4837 Revere Ave. Call Dr. Margo Abadie at (225) 924-1431 for an intake interview.

WEDNESDAY

  • IT CAME FROM THE LIBRARY — LSU LIBRARIES MONSTROUS OPEN HOUSE: 11 a.m., Middleton Library. It’s a Halloween-themed event, and all LSU students are invited to attend. Information stations will be set up throughout Middleton Library to showcase the services and resources the libraries provide to the LSU community. Students will learn about eTextbooks, how to book a study room, find their subject librarian and more. The open house will feature games, activities, prizes, free food and treats. Visit www.lib.lsu.edu/openhouse.

OCT. 29

  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • PUMPKIN PADDLE PARADE: 5:30 p.m., shoreline of University Lake. Enjoy this new tradition and get in the Halloween spirit by paddling in the dark along the shoreline of the University Lake. Participants bring a voluntary contribution to the Baton Rouge Food Bank. Everyone is encouraged to dress in costume and add lighting to their watercraft. Prizes for the best decorated boats in various divisions.