If you have information on classes, seminars and workshops, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax it to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon each Monday. If your group is no longer listed here, you need to send an updated announcement of your classes and contact information.
acadiana center for the arts: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette.
(337) 233-7060 or email email@example.com.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE LAFAYETTE: (337) 261-1002 or http://www.aflafayette.org. French classes for all ages. Classes at Acadiana Symphony Association, 412 Travis St., Lafayette.
AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE TROUPE: American Indians, those of American Indian descent, or those interested in Native American dances and songs can call K. Dixon, (601) 575-3016 or email Regina Smith at GinaSmith@cox.net.
ARGENTINE TANGO: Lessons, milongas, workshops. (225) 766-1792 or (225) 572-1748 or http://www.tangolagniappe.com.
ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Various classes for children and adults in drawing, painting, crocheting, quilting and knitting. Visit http://www.artslivingston.org or call (225) 664-1168 for list of classes.
AshÉ CULTURAL CENTER:1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Art for Life Youth Arts Program for children ages 6-16, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays.Students receive breakfast, lunch and a snack as well as training in drama, dance, poetry, photography, drumming and visual arts. $30 per month for one child or $60 per month for a family of up to three children. http://www.ashecac.org.
BALLROOM DANCE CLASS/WORKSHOP: Independence Park, 7800 Independence Blvd. All ballroom dance rhythms taught. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursdays. (225) 275-8438, (225) 921-6807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
baton rouge ballet theatre: Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will host auditions for local dancers for the 2013 summer intensive program with Joffrey San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 2. All auditions are open to the public. Audition applicants must pay a registration fee and submit a photograph showing first arabesque in center in order to register. Contact Nicole Naquin or Leigh Phillips at (225) 766-8379 or via email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BATON ROUGE CALEDONIAN PIPES & DRUMS: http://www.csbr.org. Bagpipe and drumming lessons at no charge Thursday evenings at First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge. Stanley Masinter, (225) 927-0252. For Scottish country dancing, call Lyndon Williams at (225) 272-2541.
BATON ROUGE FENCING CLUB: Red Stick School of Fencing, 15450 George O’Neal Road, (225) 938-2039. Meets 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Youth fencing classes (ages 8-14), 4 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. (225) 772-1053.
baton rouge little theater: 7155 Florida Blvd. Acting, voice, dance and set design classes for children, adults and seniors. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE GROUP FIDDLE LESSONS: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Tom’s Fiddle & Bow, 204 Fuselier St., Arnaudville. Classes open to all, and no reservation required. Cost is $15 per class. (337) 322-5402 or email email@example.com.
BEAD IT: 718 N. Burnside, Gonzales. On-going beading classes, wire wrapping, pearl knotting, basic to advance beading. Also offering art classes, mosaic classes and photography. Call for appointment, (225) 644-7862.
bible theater, drama Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Winter Drama Workshops. Drama training for ages 12-adult in the areas of public speaking, simple costuming and acting. Registration until Feb. 13. Free. (225) 200-9745.
BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo: Zoo & Me mornings: Zoo excursions for children ages 3-5 accompanied by parent occurs the second Tuesday of each month. Train rides, animal encounter and art projects. $18 per child, or $30 for two children and parent. Pre-registration required, (225) 775-3877.
caledonian broadsword academy of baton rouge: Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings. Beginners welcome. Six week introductory course in Highland Broadsword fighting, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 12. Call James Mungall, (225) 278-1577.
Camera, photography and photoshop classes: Images by Sharon Turner Photography Studio, 11522 Cedar Park Ave., (225) 752-5158, http://www.SharonTurner.net.
citÉ des arts: 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Tango workshops, Thursday and Friday evenings with some weekend time slots available. $120 per four week session. Call Alfonso Tarazona (337) 303-6481 or visit http://www.alfonsotarazona.com. Tap dancing classes for beginners-advanced adults taught by Debbie Roat Moore, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Mondays. $35 per month. http://citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
Louisiana photographic society: Workshop in camera basics 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.. Saturday,. Jan. 21, Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free. Registration required; send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
computer classes @ the library: Offered at various East Baton Rouge Parish Library branches. Classes include Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Introduction to Microsoft Word, Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007, Introduction to Computers, Intermediate Microsoft Word, Introduction to the Library’s Online Databases, Introduction to the Internet, Computers without Fear, Pintrest, Learning Express, Introduction to Gmail, Introduction to Photoshop. For more information or to register, call the individual library branch or visit http://www.ebrpl.com.
cooking classes: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St. Viking Cooking School classes offered Thursday through Sunday. Check the website at http://www.vikingrange.com or call (225) 906-5882 for more information.
create studios: 3613 Perkins Road, Suite J1, (225) 366-9278. Classes on mosaic stained glass, steampunk style, beaded chandeliers, monogrammed wine glasses-etching class, billionaire redneck wine glasses and enamel wine glass painting. To register online, go to http://www.createbr.com.
Downtown development district: Yoga in the Square, 4:45 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays in North Boulevard Town Square. Free. Visit http://www.downtownbatonrouge.org.
DRAMA KIDS CLASSES: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Broadmoor United Methodist Church, Mollylea and Sharp roads. For ages 6-teens. (225) 644-4517, http://www.dramakids.com or email email@example.com.
the front room: 1301 Avenue A, Scott. Ongoing lessons offered for children and adults in photography, fiddle, guitar, and playing in a rock band. http://www.facebook.com/thefrontroom, email firstname.lastname@example.org or (337) 258-2333.
iberville chapter of louisiana art & artists’ guild: 15201 Depot Road, Rosedale. Ongoing art classes by Sandra Keller. Students of all skill levels are welcome to learn at their own pace, in the media and subject matter they choose. Bring your own art supplies. $24 per two-hour class; $18, LAAG members. Jewelry making classes, 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays. $25; $20, LAAG members. Call Shirley Daigre (225) 648-2203.
INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Fridays. Learn dances from around the world. No partners needed. Call (225) 766-0517 or (225) 766-4060.
ISRAELI FOLK DANCE CLASSES: B’nai Israel Synagogue, 3354 Kleinert Ave. Email email@example.com. Spring semester dates are Sundays, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3 and 17, April 7 and 21, and May 12.
JITTERBUG LESSONS: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Onezia Lounge, 13091 Airline Highway, Gonzales. $5 a person. (225) 647-2447 or visit http://www.onezialounge.com.
Kids Culinary Class: Tallulah in the Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. Executive Chef Andy Papson and his team lead cooking classes for kids 4-12 years old. $40 (includes white chef coat with embroidered name and logo). For more information, call Tallulah at (225) 388-5710 or visit http://www.tallulahrestaurant.com.
LOUISIANA ART AND ARTISTS’ GUILD: 2490 Silverest Ave. “Basic Watercolor” with instructor Roberta Loflin, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Feb. 2-16. $100, LAAG members; $125, nonmembers. (225) 803-6785 or firstname.lastname@example.org. “Basic Drawing Skills” with instructor Steve Shamburger, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, $60, members; $75, nonmembers. “Life Drawing Sessions,” 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays, $10 per night or $30 per month. (225) 751-1049 or email email@example.com.
louisiana state bar association: Solo and Small Firm Conference February 14 and 15 at the New Orleans Marriott. $250 for up to 14 CLEs. Priced right, relevant, comprehensive and in a comfortable setting. Excellent national speakers will be presenting on cloud computing, electronic time and billing products, electronic case management tools, and mobile lawyering. In addition, we will have our own stars who will present on the areas of law that most affect you as small office practitioners. Satisfy your entire CLE requirement with one conference. Your legal assistant may attend all or part of the conference at a reduced rates. Attending lawyers are invited to Thursday night’s lively networking party, a great opportunity to meet lawyers around the state. To register and for more conference information, go to: www.lsba.org/goto/2013Solo.
LOUISIANA STATE ARBORETUM: inside Chicot State Park, La. 3042, Ville Platte. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, native plants seminar with site horticulturist. Admission to park, $1. (888) 677-6100.
louisiana Lagniappe summer camp: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Boulevard. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ($15 extra for early dropoff and late pickup). Ages 6-10,. June 4-8, Soaking in the Sights. Children will get a closer look at our native plants and animals, build skyscrapers out of gumdrops, design a wobbly bridge and create a bird’s nest. July 9-13, Lovin’ Louisiana’s Culture. Children will enjoy Mardi Gras in July, build musical instruments, make pecan ice cream and explore downtown Baton Rouge in a scavenger hunt. $165 per week; $130 for members. (225) 387-2464.
LSU SUMMER LEISURE CLASSES: Registration is open for 70 non-credit, personal enrichment classes, including 10 new topics. (225) 578-5119, http://www.lsu.edu/leisureclasses or go to Room 310, LSU Student Union, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
200 Rue Denise. Beginner classes areLOUISIANE VINTAGE DANCERS: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Church of the Way, 250 Foster Drive. For those interested in learning about 19th century dances. Marguerite Gravois, (225) 761-5021.
lsu leisure classes: Registration has begun for spring classes. Topics include balloon twisting, bonsai, genealogical research, one stroke painting, transition to vegetarianism, wheel throwing and more. To register or for more information, visit http://www.lsu.ed/leisureclasses or call (225) 578-5119.
MUGGIVAN SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE: Lessons include Irish step solo, traditional Ceili. Call (225) 926-5150 or (225) 927-9027.
- the art space: 7809 Jefferson Highway, Building C-1. Classes on stained and fused glass. Call Linda Robinson, (225) 771-9987.
- ew orleans youth tennis: City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Free tennis instruction for all skill levels from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. every Saturday.
- icholls state universIty: campus, Thibodaux. Non-credit courses offered by the Office of Continuing Education. Topics include international cuisine, American Sign Language, yoga, computer literacy, notary prep, photography, web design, Zumba and more. Instructors are also needed. Call (985) 448-4444 or visit http://nicholls.edu/continuing-edu.
The octavians: Acting, voice, movement lessons for ages 7 and up. Classes are in Hammond. http://www.theoctavians.com.
oshner lifelong learning institute: Classes at LSU. Offering non-credit educational programs specifically developed for adults age 50 and older. Spring semester begins Monday, Feb. 18, and continues for six weeks. To register or for more information, call (225) 578-6783, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or visit http://www.outreach.lsu.edu/olli.
PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY FOR THE HOME-SCHOOLED: (337) 896-1874 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes in acting, music, ballet and modern dance and conditioning for students age 7 to adult, and creative movement for children age 3-6.
Piano and guitar lessons: Christian Life Academy, 2037 Quail Drive. Study gospel and contemporary Christian improvisation styles. Learn to use the Nashville Number Chord Chart System. http://www.passiontolearn.com or (225) 773-3350.
THE RED SHOES: 2303 Government St., Baton Rouge. Pre-register for all events by calling (225) 338-1170. Inspiring Stories of Success: Women in Business, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 5. $10. Morning yoga, 8 a.m.-9 a.m. Mondays-Fridays. Gentle yoga, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. All yoga classes: $8 per class/$48 for seven classes. http://www.theredshoes.org.
ric seeling dance studio: 10776 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Visit http://www.ricseeling.com or call (225) 928-2788 for list of classes.
SOFTBALL LEAGUE: For times and locations, call (225) 715-0929.
TAI CHI LESSONS: BREC, 8133 Jefferson Highway. 11 a.m. Tuesdays, $26 a month. (225) 926-9834.
WomAn’s Hospital: Woman’s Hospital, Resources for Women, 5921 Bluebonnet Blvd., maternity classes. Call (225) 766-5075 or visit http://www.destinationmaternity.com for a list of classes and seminars.
work/shop: 7353 Highland Road. Adult classes include Digital SLR crash course, figure drawing, daytime throwing and oil painting, hand building with clay, bookmaking, wood-firing, assemblage sculpture. Children’s classes are eco-art recycled sculpture and art club Tuesdays-Thursdays. For details, call (225) 400-9923 or visit http://www.workshopbr.com.
the verse lab: Hartley/Vey Studio Theatres, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Spoken word poetry workshop for adults, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays until Feb. 19. Participants will study contemporary spoken word poets as well as traditional poets, create their own original poetry and learn techniques to perform like professionals. $25 per workshop. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
Youth 360: Locations are various BREC recreation centers. Youth 360 is an after school camp for children ages 6-12 that provides time for homework, recreational and character development activities and a healthy snack. Transportation provided for school bus riders from school to BREC centers. Program hours are 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. $48 per month. For more information, call (225) 272-9200 or visit brec.org/youth360.
ZHUANG’S TAICHI & KUNGFU ACADEMY: 1955 W. Muriel Drive, Baton Rouge. (225) 936-7469 or http://www.taichiperson.com. Tai Chi Push for Beginners, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, $50 per month.