- CREATIVE LOUISIANA: 8:30 a.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Jazz and classical pianist Willis Delony and his daughter, artist Mary Claire Delony, talk about embracing one’s own creative path. batonrougegallery.org
- HOT ART, COOL NIGHTS REVISITED: noon to 8 p.m., midcity area from I-10 to Lobdell Boulevard and from Claycut/Broussard to Main Street. Thirty-four businesses will offer art, products, food and drinks. (225) 924-6437 or midcitymerchants.org
- CANGELOSI DANCE PROJECT COLLECTION OF WORKS: 6:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Performance of works by Kris Cangelosi, artistic director in contemporary dance from her repertory collection including jazz dance, lyrical and classical works. $15-$30. manshiptheatre.org
- WINE & WHISKERS PAWTY: 6:30 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Wine, finger foods and feline fellowship as well as a silent and online auction. Bid at biddingforgood.com/cathaven through June 13. $25. cathaven.org
- ‘DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR.’: 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $17.50. (225) 578-6996 or playmakersbr.org
- ‘A LITTLE PRINCESS’: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge Community College Magnolia Theater, 201 Community College Drive. Performance by Christian Youth Theater. $12 in advance; $15 at the door; $10 for groups of 10 or more and children ages 12 and younger. cytbatonrouge.org
- WALK FOR HUMANITY: 8 a.m., Third Street, downtown. A 5K-run/1-mile health walk, hosted by Institute for Global Outreach. Proceeds benefit women, children and destitute families in Africa. Participants will receive a free T-shirt and there will be a raffle drawing. $25. (225) 330-4924, instituteforglobaloutreach.org or walkforhumanity.eventbrite.com
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., 501 Main St. Local food, produce and more for sale. breada.org
- ART ON THE BAYOU: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park Pavilion, 57845 Foundry St., Plaquemine. Art demonstrations, art for sale, music and food. Free. (225) 687-3116.
- CAWWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. caaws.org
- CAWWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. caaws.org
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Sponsored by the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992.
- MOVIES & MUSIC ON THE LAWN: 8 p.m. or sundown, whichever comes later, Baton Rouge Gallery’s lawn, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Part of the gallery’s annual summer silent film series. Screening of the 1922 Harold Lloyd comedy, “Grandma’s Boy,” with music by Denton Fletcher and the Soapbox Blues. Free for gallery members and $5 for nonmembers. Admission includes unlimited popcorn. (225) 383-1470 or batonrougegallery.org
- REPTICON BATON ROUGE REPTILE & EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. A reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise. Free raffles held for enthusiasts, animal seminars and kid’s activities. $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5-12; free for children ages 4 and younger. (863) 268-4273 or lamardixonexpocenter.com
- FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Free general admission and reduced admission to planetarium shows. lasm.org
- SUMMERTIME CELEBRATION: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum, 305 S. River Road. Self-guided tours, games, music, arts and crafts, refreshments, movies in the theater, gelato for sale in the lobby. Free. (225) 342-1942
- FREE FIRST SUNDAY AT LSU MUSEUM: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Gallery talk with “Margaret Stones’ Flora of Louisiana: The Baton Rouge Connection” curator Randy Harelson at 2 p.m. Free. (225) 389-7200
- PET ADOPTIONS: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Sponsored by the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992.
- BRBT YOUTH BALLET SUMMER TOUR OF ‘FIREBIRD’: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Performance by the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Youth Ballet. Free. (225) 766-8379
MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY
- TWEEN CRAFT NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs, (225) 665-8118; and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Watson Branch Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs, (225) 664-3963. Tweens ages 8-11 will make crayon art and sun catchers. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free.
- BRBT YOUTH BALLET SUMMER TOUR OF ‘FIREBIRD’: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road, (225) 274-4460; 1 p.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway, (225) 924-9386; 3 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road, (225) 756-1160. Pre-registration required for all performances. Free.
- SODA POP SCIENCE: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Children ages 8-11 will learn some cool properties of soda, have fun with exploding experiments and make their own fizzy drink. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 665-8118
- BASICS OF MUSIC: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Christian Life Academy, 2037 Quail Drive. Children ages 4 and older will learn the fundamentals of music including how to count basic rhythms, read and write notation and express themselves on the piano, guitar, bass or drums. (225) 773-3350 or gocrusaders.com
- CULINARY AND MEDICAL USES OF HERBS: 6 p.m., Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. People ages 18 and older can learn how to use herbs for culinary and medical purposes. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 686-2436 or mylpl.info
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY
- ‘MINECRAFT’ WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. Tuesday, South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. Highway 444, Livingston, (225) 698-3015; and 2 p.m. Thursday, Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston, (225) 686-2436. Children ages 8-11 will make a creeper face or pickaxe and learn about real caves and mines. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. mylpl.info
- TWILIGHT TOURS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Participants will take a twilight tram ride through the zoo, have an animal encounter at the Wildlife Safari Theatre and an evening snack. $16 for adults and teens; $13 for children ages 2-12. There is limited space available, so pre-registration is required. brzoo.org
- PERFUME WORKSHOPS: noon and 6 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. The Bourbon French Parfum Company and Mary Behlar will present a hands-on workshop. Space is limited and reservations are required. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15.
BRBT’S YOUTH BALLET SUMMER TOUR OF ‘FIREBIRD’: 10 A.M., RIVER CENTER BRANCH LIBRARY, 120 ST. LOUIS ST.; AND 2:30 P.M., DUFROCQ ELEMENTARY AUDITORIUM, 330 S. 19TH ST. FREE.
- FIRST WEDNESDAY: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Opening reception to introduce the latest additions to the artist member roster: Heather Ryan Kelley, Isoko Onodera and Jessica Sharpe. batonrougegallery.org
- BRBT YOUTH BALLET TOUR OF ‘FIREBIRD’: 10 a.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace Ave.; and 1 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Free.
- DIY WOOL SERIES: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Participants in this series will learn how to dye wool, spin it into yarn and the basic techniques of knitting or crocheting. Each class will cover a different skill. Registration is required for each class. Free. (225) 665-8118
- EINSTEIN & ADELAIDE PUPPET SHOW: 10 a.m., South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. This puppet show recommended for children ages 6-10 is based on a true story about Adelaide, a girl who visits her neighbor Albert Einstein looking for help with her math homework. After the show, children will do a cool science experiment. Free. (225) 567-1441 or mylpl.info
- THE STORIES BEHIND THE PHOTOGRAPHS: 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Slide show and lecture by curator Tony Walsh of the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts at St. Johns River State College. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers.
- INTRO TO 3D PRINTING: 6 p.m., Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Participants will see the Livingston Parish Library’s 3D printer in action and explore a free, easy to use 3D design software. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 686-2436 or mylpl.info
- ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10107 Park Rowe Circle. Free, family-friendly event with music by M.J. and the Redeemers. Free. (225) 767-2000.
HOT SUMMER NIGHTS AND COOL JAZZ: 7:30 P.M., LSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC RECITAL HALL. FEATURINGTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR PHILIP MANUEL, VOCALISTTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR,TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR AND WESS “WARMDADDY” ANDERSON, SAXOPHONE. $25. (225) 578-5128 OR MUSIC.LSU.EDU
- BR BLACK PROFESSIONALS JUNE MEET-UP: 7:30 p.m., End Zone Daquiri, 6224 Plank Road. The Baton Rouge Black Professionals Meet-up is a group primarily made up of men and women over the age of 21 who share an interest in ethnic heritages rooted in the African-American diaspora.
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Exhibition of works by Heather Ryan Kelley, Isoko Onodera and Jessica Sharpe. Sunday, June 26. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. batonrougegallery.org
beauregard Gallery and Bistro: 715 Europe St. LSU BFA graduates will showcase their latest work through May 31. Email email@example.com.
brec splash pads: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
- LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Margaret Stones’ Flora of Louisiana: The Baton Rouge Connection” on display through Aug. 3. “Nari Ward: Rooted Communities” on display through Aug. 10. lsumoa.org
- LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. “Hunt Slonem: ‘Bunnies!” on display through June 22; “The River Inside: A Photographic Journey by John Guider” and “The Red Stick Piece: An Installation by Jonathan Brilliant” on display through June 29; “Native American Baskets from the LASM Collection” on display through June 22. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $7.25 for adults; $6.25 for children ages 2-12 and seniors age 65 and older; $5 for groups of 15 or more. College students with ID and museum members are admitted free. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
- LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. An exhibit of some of the outstanding works of the late photographer Fonville Winans will be on view through July 12. (225) 342-0500.
- LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. A collection of Blue Dog artwork by the late Louisiana artist George Rodrigue will be on display through June 30.
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. The society also offers adoptions 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information call (225) 774-7701.
- CAT ADOPTIONS: noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The society also holds adoption events 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
- YELP!BR DOG ADOPTIONS: noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. Adoptable dogs are also available at the Yelp House, 3205 Lanier Drive by appointment only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- PET ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
- WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. Offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. “A Louisianian’s Grand Tour during Belle Époque” exhibit on display through July 20. “Lincoln, The Constitution And The Civil War” on display through June 1. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15
Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn