Southside calendar for Aug. 13-20, 2015 _lowres

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Very small hummingbird and leaf, made by carver Charles Weigel of Baton Rouge, at the Pelican Wood Carvers Guild's regular meeting at BREC's Sharp Road Park.


  • CERAMICS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. Call (225) 273-3924.
  • PELICAN WOOD CARVERS: 9 a.m., Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road.
  • KALEIDOSCOPE OF QUILTS: 9 a.m., Jones Creek Public Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Exhibit features quilts and textile art examples throughout regular library hours in August. Public participation day is Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include hands-on activities for both adults and children. Sponsored by the Sassi Strippers Quilt Guild.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Life Source Services Hospice, 11605 Southfork Ave. Call (225) 291-9421.


  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 205-2856.


  • BRBT COMPANY AUDITIONS: 10:30 a.m., Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Company auditions. Call (225) 767-5814 for more information.
  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Call (225) 223-6573.
  • LOUISIANA CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY GALA: 7 p.m., LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. $100. Call (855) 809-6697.


  • YOUTH HORSE SHOW: 3 p.m., Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena, Highway 61. Seminars — free and open to youth ages 3-18 — will be the third Sunday of every month until the end of the year and will focus on a different topic. This week’s topic is “Taking care of your horse.” To pre-register or for additional information about the Southern University Ag Center’s Horse Show Program, call (225) 771-6208.
  • CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS: 3 p.m., Kumon Math and Reading Center, 14506 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Free. Call (2w25) 753-2009.


  • CROCHET: Noon, Sharp Road Park, 501 Sharp Road. (225) 273-3924.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway. Hosted by Life Source Services. Call (225) 291-9421
  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Call (225) 223-6573.