A free art exhibition titled “Louisiana: Cloudy and Bright” is on display at The Elizabethan Gallery, 680 Jefferson Highway, through July 16. All pieces on display are for sale.
Participating artists include Carol Hallock, Heather Ricard, Betty Efferson, Don Ayres, Nancy Harris, Katie McGarry, Lynn Washauer, Sharon Richard, Nancy Ward, Kay Lusk, Janice Evans, Krista Roche, Ed Eure, Barbara Fornias, Felicia Hunt and Keith Douglas.
Call (225) 924-6437 for more information.
Grief support group
Free grief support group sessions with facilitator Christine Brasseaux, LMSW, are being offered through The Hospice of Baton Rouge.
Sessions are held at the first-floor chapel at Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18.
Call Denise Domingue at (225) 767-4673 for information or to reserve your spot.
Movie on the Plaza
The Main Library on Goodwood will show Marvel’s “The Avengers” (PG-13) at 7 p.m. Friday for its free Movie on the Plaza series.
Families are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to view the film on the big screen in the outdoor plaza.
Refreshments will be available for purchase, and free punch will be served. The movie will be simulcast in the library’s large meeting room for those in need of air conditioning.
Music and more
Howard Pink and His Magical Garden Hoses will entertain elementary-age children at 10 a.m. Monday in the meeting room at Eden Park Branch Library, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Main Library’s Children’s Storytime Area and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the River Center Branch.
Pink’s program, revolving around the history and development of the French horn, includes singing, storytelling and musical magic.
Cat craft and story
“Slinky Malinki” by Lynley Dodd, about a mischievous cat who collects the neighbors’ goodies at night, is the story for children ages 6 to 8 at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Carver Branch Library. There also will be a paper cat puppet craft.
Participation is limited to 10 children; call (225) 389-7460.
Paws at work
K-9 units from the Baton Rouge Police Department will be at Eden Park Branch Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday for a presentation for ages 2 and older.
The handlers will talk about their dogs and how they help law enforcement, as well as demonstrate some of their special skills.
Q&A with EA
Teens interested in learning about a career in video games can talk with a rep from EA Games from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Main Library’s Teen Room.
The Main Library’s large conference Room 102 will become an adults-only arcade at 7 p.m. June 23. Come in for a variety of games on the PS4.
Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.