THURSDAY, SEPT. 11
Healthy Steps Lebed Exercise Program: 3:30 p.m., Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd., Baton Rouge. Healing through dance and movement is the premise of our Healthy Steps classes, a new exercise program Baton Rouge General is now offering free to all cancer patients, thanks to a grant provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Free. (225) 763-4050.
Bootcamp: 5:30 p.m., Baton Rouge General-Picardy Plaza, 8490 Picardy Ave., Baton Rouge. Fitness boot camp is a group exercise class that mixes traditional calisthenics and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
Baton Rouge Ballet Ensemble Auditions: 10:30 a.m., Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court, Baton Rouge. The Ensemble is the newest addition to BRBT’s family of dancers. Must be 18 or older and should have training in both ballet and modern idioms at an advanced level. Dancers should bring a headshot and resume to the audition, which will include an advanced modern/contemporary class. Pointe work is not required. (225)766-8379.
Cajun Bead Crafts-Saturday Beading Social: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge. No formal instruction. You may see stringing, seed beading, wire wrapping, and other jewelry techniques. RSVP is required because seating is limited. Free.
“Wise Wives Don’t Run” Book Signing: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. Dr. Gwendolyn Perry Honore, a local award-winning author, will sign copies of her most recent book, “Wise Wives Don’t Run,” a guide to maintaining healthy relationships.
Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana II: 7 p.m., Cinemark Baton Rouge, 10000 Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. The rematch between 11-time world champion boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana. From the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 14
Let The Good Times Roll with Gaisie Body Essentials: 1 p.m., Bar Louie, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. Discuss the benefits of natural beauty products as well as the natural ingredients that work best for various skin and hair types. Event will include appetizers, product demonstrations, swag bags and giveaways. Contact Sebrina Gaisie at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kimareanna Ross at prices email@example.com.
MONDAY, SEPT. 15
Joint Success Seminar: 10 a.m., Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd., Baton Rouge. The Joint Success Seminar will better prepare you and your family for your surgery and ensure you experience a safe and speedy recovery. This session will also give you the opportunity to meet the care team members who will be working with you during your stay. Call (225) 763-4298 for more information. Free.
GSU Baton Rouge Toastmasters: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. Looking to improve your public speaking skills? Need to learn how to think faster on your feet? Hoping for some leadership practice, too? Consider joining Toastmasters where we sharpen these skills in a warm, friendly and fun environment. Open to anyone 18 or older. Meetings are every Monday evening. Free to visit. Membership dues to join. (225) 229-5008.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 16
Cancer Wellness: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd., Baton Rouge. The cancer wellness program orientation will provide you with insight into your cancer journey as well as resources to help you make the best decisions for you and your family along the way. Topics of discussion will include: typical treatment options; available resources; tips on how to talk to your doctor; nutrition during treatment; how treatment will affect your appetite, and more. Free.
Yoga: 5 p.m., Baton Rouge General-Picardy Plaza, 8490 Picardy Ave., Baton Rouge. Vinyasa Yoga, also known as flow yoga, is synchronized to breathing. The teacher will instruct you on how to move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale. Expect movement, not just stretching. Good for beginners and experienced yoga participants. Free.
Cajun Bead Crafts-Basic Beading Class (Stringing): 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Rd., Baton Rouge. Instruction is free, just buy the beads and materials you want to use. RSVP is required. This is a beginner level class. (225) 223-6573. www.facebook.com/ cajunbeadcrafts
National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire: 7 p.m., Cinemark Baton Rouge, 10000 Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17
Grief Support: 3 p.m., Cardinal Hospice, 8280 YMCA Plaza Drive, No. 3-A, Baton Rouge. Cardinal Hospice will host a grief support group. Free. (225) 291-3322.
Circuit Training: 5:15 p.m., Baton Rouge General-Picardy Plaza, 8490 Picardy Ave., Baton Rouge. Circuit training is an effective way to keep your workout from growing stale while improving mobility, strength and stamina. These 60-minute sessions are broken down into the following phases: warm-up, training, cool down and stretching. The stations are designed to work the entire body, while offering a low-impact alternative to resistance training. Free.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd., Baton Rouge. Weight loss surgery patients are experiencing a newfound freedom as a result of their care from experts at Baton Rouge General. Free. (225) 763-4242.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 18
Healthy Steps Lebed Exercise Program: 3:30 p.m., Baton Rouge General Bluebonnet, 8585 Picardy Blvd., Baton Rouge. Healing through dance and movement is the premise of a new exercise program Baton Rouge General is now offering free to cancer patients, thanks to a grant provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Free. (225) 763-4050.
A Night with Leblon-Caipirinha Mixology Class! (Baton Rouge): 6:30 p.m., Texas De Brazil, 10155 Grand Ave., Baton Rouge. Discover how to make the perfect Leblon cocktail at this mixology event and enjoy the national drink of Brazil, the Caipirinha. Guests will receive two caipirinhas to enjoy as well as signature Texas de Brazil appetizers. A discounted dinner price will also be available for guests who attend. $30 per person, inclusive. For more information call Texas de Brazil: (225) 766-5353
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead II: 7:30 p.m., Cinemark Baton Rouge, 10000 Perkins Rowe, Baton Rouge. Joe Cross examines how lifestyle choices impact overall health and how to make healthy habits last a lifetime.