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6:30 PM18:30

Cajun Dance Series @ The Manship

Join for the first series of lessons in Baton Rouge in the Hartley/Vey Workshop at Manship Theatre. This 4 week series will focus on the basics of Cajun Dance, including waltz, two-step, and jitterbug. Open to all levels and no need to have a partner. $60 per person for the series. Allons Danser! Register by messaging us at Space is limited. Feel free to message us with any questions.
Presented by Louisiana Folk Roots

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10:00 AM10:00

Dino Day @ Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Explore dinosaurs and their prehistoric world through a variety of interactive activities at LASM's second annual Dino Day!

In addition to hands-on stations and knowledgeable guest presenters, you will also have a chance to see our recent additions to the Solar System Gallery -- home of Jason, a 65-million-year-old Triceratops. In the planetarium, dig into a special lineup of dinosaur-themed shows. 

Special planetarium schedule:
The 10 AM and 5 PM shows will haveFamily Hour presentation for all ages, including little ones two and under. Make sure to arrive early to purchase tickets! Museum doors open at 9:30 AM. 

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10:00 AM10:00

Create Your Own Spring/Summer Botanicals @ The Journey Lab

This class will be collecting and pressing botanical specimens for framing. Between the 2nd and 3rd class we will skip one week to allow drying time for our plant specimens. The first class we will gather specimens and organize them in a field notebook. The second class involves pressing our specimens. The third and fourth classes will involve un-pressing, mounting and labeling our specimens. At this point the botanicals will be ready for framing. Framing is not included.

Instructor: Pam Westbrook
Date of classes: May 2 - May 30, 2017
Day of the week: Tuesday
Time of class: 10:00 am till 12:30 pm
Location: Journey Lab Studios
Supplies and light refreshments are included.


Wednesday, May 2
Wednesday, May 9
Wednesday, May 23
Wednesday, May 30

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6:00 PM18:00

Light & Healthy Cooking @ Red Stick Spice

Meet Nutrition Coach Kirk Vidrine. Learn to create meals that will rock your taste buds while shrinking your waistline. Kirk will provide you with expert nutrition education to help sort through controversial diet info and get down to what really works. You'll learn functional cooking skills which will give you confidence to create amazing food that fits into your busy lifestyle. 

In this class, Kirk will dispel nutrition myths and uncover the truth about carbs. On the menu:

Pulled Chicken Tacos with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Pesto-stuffed Salmon with Corn & Tomato Salad

Moroccan Chili con Carne Meatballs served over Lemon Rice

This is a sit, watch and eat demo and includes a full meal. No Refunds. Class payments may be transferred to another class or transferred to another person. Cancellation/refund requests must be received at least ten days prior to the class date.

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5:00 PM17:00

LSU Science Cafe - How to Study Penguins in Antarctica @ Tin Roof

LSU Science Cafe presents:

How to Study Penguins in Antarctica

Curious about how to study the cutest creatures in the coldest place on Earth? For World Penguin Day, LSU Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Assistant Professor Michael Polito will tell you all about his work on the southern continent.

As always, doors open at 5 p.m. for free food and networking, and the talk will start at 6 p.m. Remember, people of all ages are welcome, so please spread the word and join for a fun and informative night.

For more info call 225-578-3870 for details.

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8:30 AM08:30

The Futures Fund Family Enrichment Day @ BRCC

Interested in learning more about The Futures Fund youth programs? Students and guardians are welcome to join for a free preview of coding, photography, and new programs (ssshhhh it's a secret!) at the Cypress Technology Building. 

Breakfast begins at 8am. 

This day will also host 30-60-90 minute workshops on entrepreneurial careers in the arts, and enrichment sessions for the whole family on Soft Skill & Professional Development, How To Save For College, and accessing Mental Health Resources. 

These workshops are FREE and open to the community across the state to attend career and professional skills workshops. Youth workshops include introductions to creative careers in robotics, graphic design, music recording and our Skills For Life professional skills training series on how to get a job, keep the job, and advance in you career (for all-ages). 


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7:00 PM19:00

Beginning Figure Drawing @ Baton Rouge Gallery

Beginning Figure Drawing
Baton Rouge Gallery, a BREC facility

Longtime art instructor and artist, Steve Schmidt, will lead students on a path to figure drawing success.

No previous drawing experience needed. Topics include learning how to see, look and measure; scaling; gesturing; proper tool utilization and setting up a scene and viewing the model. Tips, hints and tricks abound.

Mondays & Wednesdays in April (8 classes)
Model will be in swimwear

Ages 18+

$200 (all materials included)

To reserve your spot, call 225-383-1470 or email

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to Feb 19

Ashtanga Yoga Workshop @ Perusa

February 17 (6pm-7:30pm) LED Ashtanga Primary Class
February 18 (10am-12pm) Individual Mysore
February 18 (1pm-3pm) Ashtanga Strength Elements
February 19 (10am-12pm) Individual Mysore
February 19 (1pm-3pm) Pranayama and Meditations

Krista is a level 2 authorized Ashtanga teacher and fouder of The Yoga Shala in the heart of Orlando. Krista's dedication to her personal practice and the Ashtanga lineage shine through in her teaching. Her energy is contageous and inspiring because she lives this yoga daily and experiences tremendous fulfillment in helping people find and deepen their growth in this practice.

Tuition: Weekend Workshop $200 (*early bird $180 until 1/25*)
Single Sessions:
$35 - LED Primary
$40 - Individual Mysore Sessions
$45 - 1pm Sessions

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to Feb 5

Kidding Around: Yoga Teacher Training at Agame Yoga

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Learn to share the ancient Science of Yoga with kids. You don't have to be a Yoga teacher to do this. It's for ANYBODY who works with kids. Great for parents and teachers, along with Yoga teachers who are wishing to continue their education. The blended training, which combines independent online learning plus two exciting days of classroom instruction, covers breathing practices, meditation, deep relaxation, asanas, games, activities, arts & crafts, business, marketing, and more! They also have 5 CDs full of original music that incorporate Yoga poses and cardiovascular activities. The music alone will take your classes to a whole new level. 

Agame also offers optional Licensee agreements upon completion of the training. KAY Licensees receive a ready made business package - complete with a website, email address, tons of marketing materials, and much, much more.

To learn more about KAY, visit their website:

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8:00 AM08:00

Super Tax Day

Capital Area United Way's VITA program is partnering with Entergy to host the 2017 VITA Super Tax Day on February 4, 2017.

VITA’s Super Tax Day is an all-day FREE tax preparation event for the greater Baton Rouge area, featuring certified tax volunteers, pro bono legal advice, financial workshops, and community resources. Get your taxes done for free by a certified tax professional, and set aside some of your money. Also, get free legal advice, attend workshops and financial education sessions.

Workshops are available on topics like budgeting, healthy cooking, buying a house, rebuilding your credit, and more!

Sponsored by Entergy Louisiana, Capital One and Capital Area United Way

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