The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is in need of volunteers for FestForAll 2016, to be held April 2-3 in downtown Baton Rouge.

Free and open to the public, FestForAll features handmade arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, live music and dance performances, local arts groups, interactive arts, cultural demonstrations and food.

To become a volunteer, email Visit to learn more about FestForAll 2016.

The colors of relaxation

In need of a little escape from the hectic adult world? Stop by Jones Creek Regional Branch Library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday or 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for a few hours of coloring with other adults.

Teen movie day at the library

“Ant-Man” (PG-13), starring Paul Rudd as the Marvel superhero, will be shown to teens at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library. Refreshments will be served.

Cartooning with Mike Artell

Author Mike Artell will meet with children ages 6 and older from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Jones Creek Regional Branch Library to read from some of his books, to explain how he gets ideas and to demonstrate step by step how to draw cartoons. Registration is required; call (225) 756-1140.

Leap Day movie pajama party

Leap Day happens only once every four years, so Jones Creek Regional Branch Library is celebrating the occasion with a movie pajama party from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Monday. All ages are welcome to wear their pajamas and bring snacks to watch “Mary Poppins” (G). Call (225) 756-1140 to register.

Tennis mixer deadline nears

Tuesday is the deadline to register for BREC’s Game, Set, Dine Adult Tennis Mixer, set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 4 at Independence Park Tennis Center. All skill levels are welcome in this doubles format. Cost is $15 per person. Call (225) 923-2792 to register.

Accessibility workshop

Join Amramp at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a free public workshop on making your home accessible for loved ones with mobility challenges. Learn about and demo the latest products in the showroom at 5703 Essen Lane, Suite 5. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Ready to play?

Games for adults return to Jones Creek Regional Branch Library on Tuesday and Wednesday. Scrabble enthusiasts will gather from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to compete for prizes, while Rocket’s Hideout Cards and Games brings out the board games from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

New school plans open house

Seventh- and eighth-graders and their parents are invited to an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 8 at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School, 4000 S t. Gerard Ave.

The new, private, Catholic high school serving families of limited financial resources opens in August. It combines college-prep education with a corporate work-study program and is part of a larger network of 30 schools through the Cristo Rey Network.

The school is accepting ninth-graders for the fall. For information, visit or call (225) 615-7479.

Contact Southeast Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email, Deadline: 2 p.m. Friday.