A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.
SUNDAY, AUG. 7
FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., USS Kidd & Veterans Memorial, 305 S. River Road. Free admission.
FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1-6 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, fifth floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Free admission.
FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum interactive children's galleries, the Ancient Egypt Gallery, and the Solar System Gallery, 100 S. River Road. Free admission. http://www.lasm.org.
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN: 2 p.m. Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Summer musical presented by Central Community Theatre. $20.50. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Presented by Center Stage Performing Arts Academy. (225) 644-4242 or http://www.centerstagepaa.com.
GODSPELL: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building. Musical produced by Swine Palace and Playmakers of Baton Rouge. Pay-what-you-can night. (225) 578-9277 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
LIVIN' FAT: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Upstage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. Two-act comedy play examining religious faith and love. $15. http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.
MONDAY, AUG. 8
B.J. BARHAM WITH SPECIAL GUEST ADAM DALE: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $10. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9
JONATHAN PERRY 'THE CAJUN AMBASSADOR': 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Comedy show. $21.50. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10
MUSIC AT MID-DAY: noon, fourth floor terrace, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Lunchtime concert. Free.
THURSDAY, AUG. 11
THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony perform. $8, adults; $3, children under 12.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13
AUDITIONS FOR LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN'S CHOIRS: 9-11 a.m., Revival Temple, 28521 Walker South Road. (225) 247-8555 or http://www.LPCCsing.org.
AUDITIONS FOR OPERA LOUISIANE'S COMMUNITY CHORUS: LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. By appointment. (225) 377-2029 or http://www.operalouisiane.org.
SECOND SATURDAY PROGRAM: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Program for children and parents in Scutineyes.
ART IN THE PARK: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Demonstrations, children's activities, sidewalk chalk drawing contest. Hosted by Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art. Free. (225) 383-1470 or http://www.brec.org
MISS TRUDY'S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Interactive program for young children and their families.
MRS. DOROTHY AND HER TRAVELING SHAKY EGG BAND: noon-2 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Program for young children and their families.
SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK: 6-8 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Free.