• PET ADOPTION: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road. (225) 788-6940. Children’s activities will be held.
  • MARCH OF DIMES WALK: 9:15 a.m., AZ Young Park, 755 3rd St. The State Police cadet class No. 92 will participate in the walk. (225) 754-8524 or
  • JUNIOR CHEF CLASS — MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL 9:30 a.m., Williams-Sonoma, Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. The class is for ages 5 and older to make waffles and toppings. Registration is encouraged. (225) 757-0016.
  • LOUISIANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Cinemark, 10000 Perkins Rowe. The festival will feature global movies and Louisiana premiers. Individual tickets are $10 and includes ONE Studio Workshop, Studio workshop or a special event. Packages available.
  • CENTER STAGE VARIETY SHOW: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The show will include songs and dances to popular Broadway shows. Admission is $20.
  • THE KINFOLKS SOULFOOD FESTIVAL: 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., Fairgrounds, 17200 Airline Highway. The festival will feature music by SOS Band, Mint Condition, Kelly Price and more.
  • DABBLE IN SCRABBLE: 6:30 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. (225) 756-1150.
  • ZOOMAN AND THE SIGN: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre Company, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. Tickets are $20 for the play.