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.
  • YELP! BR ADOPTION DAY: Noon, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Call (225) 485-9200.
  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: 12:30 p.m., Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. 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 at 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.

SEED BEAD CLASS: 6 P.M., CAJUN BEAD CRAFTS, 4733 JONES CREEK ROAD, SUITE H. EACH WEEK’S PATTERN IS POSTED ON WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/CAJUNBEADCRAFTS. SEATING IS LIMITED SO RSVP BY CALLING (225) 223-6573. (225)

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m., 501 Main St.
  • FAMILY DAY AT THE PARK: 11 a.m., BREC, Administrative Offices: 6201 Florida Blvd. A free community event featuring food, fun, games, music and giveaways. Hosted by THINK and other community partners.
  • AMERICAN RADIO RELAY LEAGUE FIELD DAY: 2 p.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Highland Road Park Observatory The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club returns to teach the importance of ham radio in communication and emergency situations, how to send your name in Morse code and how to obtain your own transmitting license in this great hobby that is over 100 years old. Ages: 8 and older (225) 768-9948.

TUESDAY

  • ARTS AND CRAFTS: 10 a.m., Webb Park, 1351 Country Club Drive. $24 per month. (225) 379-8510.

WEDNESDAY

  • ART IMAGINATION: 5 p.m., Kerr Warren Park, 4100 Geronimo St., Baton Rouge, and 6 p.m., Blueberry Street Park, 1870 N. Ardenwood Ave., Baton Rouge. Free. Participants will create arts and crafts projects after receiving inspiration from reading and/or hearing an illustrated story from a book, movie, poster or other medium. Free. Larry Averhart (225) 356-5118

JULY 2

  • NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING: 7 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Conference Room A. The National Stuttering Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope and empowerment to children and adults who stutter, their families, and professionals, through support, education, advocacy and research.