Posted by: barbaraanneeaton | May 31, 2013

SAFARIS, FLEAS, BROMELIADS AND OYSTERS TOO

FRIDAY, MAY 31

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  • SAFARI NIGHT

  • SAFARI NIGHT

  • 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning,

  • BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo,

  • 3601 Thomas Road.

  •      Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum.

  • Preregistration required.

  • (225) 775-3877.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

.

MCMAINS RUN

  • MCMAIN’S RUN, WALK AND ROLL

  • 7 a.m., registration

  • North Boulevard and Fourth Street, downtown. 5K  and 1 mile fun run.

  • Proceeds benefit McMains Children’s Developmental Center.

  • http://www.cajuntiming.com

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  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET AND ARTS MARKET:

  • 8 a.m.-noon,

  • Fifth and Main streets, downtown.

  •      Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale.

  •    Arts Market features handmade gifts and works of art.

  • Free kids’ activities 9 a.m.-noon at the Arts Market’s Kids Booth.

  • (225) 267-5060.

  • ARCHAEOLOGY DIG
  • ARCHAEOLOGY FIELD  DAY

  • 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,

  • L’Auberge Casino,

  • corner of La. 30 and L’Auberge Crossing Drive.

  •      Staffed by the LSU Rural Life Museum,

  • whose researchers are conducting a  comprehensive survey of the Chatsworth Plantation archaeological site.

  •   Free parking in the casino lot. Transportation to the site provided. (225)  765-2437.

  • .
  • ATTIC AND CLOSET SALE

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,

  • St. Paul Center,

  • 3912 Gus Young Ave.

  • Sponsored by the

  • St. Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Court #351.

  • Food available for purchase.      (225) 654-6705.

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  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE

  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,

  • PetSmart,

  • Airline Highway,Gonzales.

  • http://lfldr.com.

  • flea-market
  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.,

  • 5905 Florida Blvd.

  • Kajun Corner, NFL sports and  gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture and café.

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  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS:

  • 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,

  • Airline Petsmart,

  • 8660 Airline Highway

  • . http://www.caaws.org.

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  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS:

  • 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,

  • CAAWS Shelter,

  • 6357 Quinn Drive.

  • http://www.caaws.org.

  • MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW

  •      11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium,

  • Louisiana Art & Science Museum.

  •      Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families.

  • Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers.

  • http://www.lasm.org.

  • RADIOPALOOZA:

  • noon-10 p.m.,

  • North Boulevard Town Square, downtown

  • . Fundraiser for WHYR 96.9 FM  radio.

  • Live music, food truck vendors, art vendors and activities for all ages.

  • (225) 802-8626.

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  • BROMELIAD SHOW AND  SALE:

  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m.,

  • Baton Rouge Garden Center

  • , 7950 Independence Blvd.

  •     Free. (225) 753-8414.

  • VIEWING AND DOING ART

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.,

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum,

  • 100 River Road South.

  •     Explore the art of making paper. For children ages 6-12. Included in general admission

  • . http://www.lasm.org.

  • SAFARI NIGHT

  • 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning,

  • BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

  • , 3601 Thomas Road.

  •      Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters.

  • Designed for groups; 15-person minimum.

  • Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

  • SUPR LATE MODEL CARS

  • 8 p.m

  • Baton Rouge Raceway,

  • 17700 Plank Road, Baker.

  • Stock Car Racing on dirt. (225) 774-4524

  • or http://www.batonrougeraceway.com

  • Ingleside Methodist
  • NEIGHBORHOOD FUN FAIR CARNIVAL

  •  4 p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Ingleside United Methodist Church,

  •      4264 Capital Heights Ave.

  • Music groups, carnival games, badminton, face  painting,

  • cake walk, board games, dart throw, basketball throw, food, cold drinks, prizes.

  • Free. (225) 344-9100.

  • Open Oyster Lyon market

    Open Oyster

  • NEW ORLEANS OYSTER  FESTIVAL:

  • Woldenberg Park,

  • Conti Street at the Mississippi River, New Orleans.

  • Live music, cooking demonstrations, food,

  • P&J Oyster Shucking Championship on Saturday,

  • and the Acme World Oyster Eating Championship on Sunday.

  • Bands include the Stooges Brass Band, the Gin Blossoms,

  • Joe Nichols, the Mulligan Brothers, the Revivalists,

  • Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs,

  • the Brass-A-Holics and Rose Falcon.

  • http://www.neworleansoysterfestival.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

  • BROMELIAD SHOW AND SALE:

  • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,

  • Baton Rouge Garden Center,

  • 7950 Independence Blvd.

  •    Free. (225) 753-8414.

  • FUN AT THE FLEA  MARKET

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.,

  • 5905 Florida Blvd.

  • Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

  • .
  • FIRST SUNDAY:

  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m.,

  • Louisiana Art and Science Museum,

  • 100 River Road South

  • . Free admission to the LASM galleries to the LASM galleries and reduced admission to planetarium shows.

  • http://www.lasm.org.

  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY:

  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m.,

  • Fifth Floor,

  • Shaw Center for the Arts,

  • 100 Lafayette St.

  • 2 p.m.,

  • Gallery Talk, Edward Pramuk will talk about the techniques and processes involved in the exhibitions

  • Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music and An Eye toJazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard.

  • (225) 389-7200.

  • SOUL’D OUT SUNDAYS:

  • 6 p.m.,workshop;

  • 7 p.m., show,

  • Gallery Bohemia,

  • 3774 Government St

  • . Presenting Ed Mabrey.

  • (225) 333-2055

  • BA Eaton and Tubby (2)
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