• EXPLORE THE NEW GOODWOOD LIBRARY: 10 a.m.-noon, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. A guided tour of the main branch library and philosophical design discussion with Mary Stein, EBR Library assistant director. Free.
  • “BY GRIEF TRANSFORMED” LECTURE: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. Hosted by the C.G. Jung Society of Baton Rouge, author Susan Olson will facilitate the lecture on the bereavement process and its relationship to dreams. $10. (225) 763-1230 or


  • “OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY”: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Jan. 23-24, Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 5-7; and 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 25 and 29, Feb. 1 and 8; also, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $25 general; $21, subscribers; $22, groups of 10 or more; $20, students. (225) 924-6496 or


  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Homegrown produce and other homemade products. (225) 267-5060
  • ORGANIZE, REFLECT, ACT - A DAY OF ACTION FOR JUSTICE IN LOUISIANA: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pete Maravich Assembly Center, LSU campus. The day will begin with a Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorgathering for a march at Memorial Bell Tower to the PMAC. There will be a rebuttal rally, a march to the LSU Student Union for a networking break, panel discussions and workshop sessions. Topics include Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorsocial media activism, grassroots lobbying, direct action and intersectional coalitions.
  • PET ADOPTION AND FUNDRAISER: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Neighborhood Pet Market, 15168 Airline Highway. To benefit The Pit Stop Rescue’s veterinarian bill. There will be plate lunches for $5, a bake sale, raffles and specials guests Larry Benoit, dog trainer; Jades Flowers and 12 Paws Bakery. Plate pre-orders available, (225) 615-0762.
  • “HONORING OUR MOURNING DREAMS” WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. Hosted by the C.G. Jung Society of Baton Rouge, author Susan Olson will facilitate. There will be individual reflection, journaling and group discussion. Participants should bring writing materials. $50. (225) 763-1230 or
  • BOOK SIGNING: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2590 Citiplace Court. Author W. Nicholas Abraham, PhD will sign his book, “I’m Limping Very Well, Thank You.”
  • SURREAL SALON SOIREE: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Party coinciding with the gallery’s annual “Surreal Salon” exhibit. $17 in advance, $20 at the door if in costume and $25 at the door if not in costume. (225) 383-1470 or
  • PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Landolt Astronomical Observatory, LSU campus. The quarter moon will give patrons an opportunity to see parts of Jupiter and its moons. (225) 578-2261 or


  • GONZALES GUN AND KNIFE SHOW: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 Landry Road. A presentation of Classic Arms Productions. $8, adults; $2, children ages 6-11. (985) 624-8577 or


  • “YOUNG AT HEART” CONCERT: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, LSU campus. A presentation of the Louisiana Sinfonetta, it will feature a musical story by Maestro Dinos Constantinides and Judith Constantinides called “Porridge,” and will feature violinist Yova Milanova. $15, adults; $5, students. (225) 766-3487
  • YOGA NIDRA - A PRACTICE OF SELF LOVE: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. The word yoga means union and the word nidra means waking sleep. Instructor Dee Dee Poullard will facilitate. $20.
  • ARTICULATE: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “Surreal Salon” exhibit juror Josh Agle, known as Shag, will speak. Free. (225) 383-1470 or


  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
  • THE ECLECTIC TRUTH SLAM AND OPEN MIC POETRY READING: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $7.
  • ATTACCA QUARTET: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive on campus. $10. (225) 578-5128 or


  • COFFEE AND LAGNIAPPE: 9:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 8484 Old Hammond Highway. A presentation by former judge and attorney Bob Downing. The topic will be “The Magna Carta: Prelude and Aftermath.” (225) 578-2500


  • 15TH ANNUAL PETITE ANTIQUES FORUM: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. A forum hosted by Friends of Magnolia Mound Plantation that includes tours of notable houses, collections and antique furnishings. There will also be a lecture by Ronald L. Hurst titled “A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South,” and a luncheon at the Baton Rouge Country Club. Round trip bus travel available. $100. (225) 271-4187 or
  • ART AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. The artist for “A World of Dreams: Landscapes by Tula Telfair” offers a meet-and-greet and exhibit tour. Complimentary wine and hors d’ oeuvres will be served. $7; $5, students; free to members.
  • YOGA IN THE GALLERIES: 6 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Organized by the Red Stick Peace Makers, the series will run Thursdays through Feb. 5. $15 per class or $40 for the bundle. (225) 389-7209
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS BICENTENNIAL: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales. Robert Freeland, a New Orleans tour guide, will tell the story of the events leading to and after the Louisiana invasion as part of the War of 1812. Registration required. (225) 647-3955
  • DIVINE LOVE AS A SHIELD: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. A program on Prana/Qi as methods of protecting oneself from negative energies. Master Stephen Co will facilitate. $10.


  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “Surreal Salon 7,” exhibition of pop-surrealist and lowbrow art, tText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorhrough Thursday, Jan. 29. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. (225) 383-1470.
  • BREC’S BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER: 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. “American Decoy Exhibit,” through Feb. 28. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3, adults; $2, children ages 3-17; and $2.50, seniors 65 and older. (225) 757-8905.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.
  • CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. “Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn,” exhibit of art and history spanning the late 18th and early 19th centuries, including Napoleon Bonparte’s death mask. Through Feb. 28.
  • CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-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.-3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
  • DOG ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. $125 adoption fee. Sponsored by Yelp! BR. (225) 485-9200
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. “A World of Dreams: Landscapes by Tula Telfair,” Main Gallery; and “Manchac: In the Wake of North Pass, An Installation by Megan Singleton,” SoupCon Gallery, both through March 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Dog training classes: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot, 5525 Reitz Ave. A one-hour per week, six-week course facilitated by the Louisiana Capital City Obedience Club. Experienced teachers offer training for puppy, beginner and advanced classes. All breeds accepted. Proceeds to benefit LCCOC. $100.

  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Installation of Silas Breaux, “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, and “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, all through Sunday.
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHOIR OPEN ENROLLMENT: Enrollment for the spring semester. $150. (225) 247-8555 or
  • OSCHNER MEDICAL CENTER - TOM WALLACE ART WALL: 17000 Medical Center Drive. An exhibit of art by Bonnie Smith Williams titled “Familiar Subjects - New and Old” will run through March 28. Each piece of art tells a story or is done in a different technique.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-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.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information, call (225) 774-7701.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “Brave Steps: The Louisiana Native Guard,” an exhibit to mark the last year of the U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial, through March 22. “Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections,” a pairing of stories collected by author and curator EllynAnne Geisel with portraits by Kristina Loggia, through April 5. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose