Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in April 2021

Even if April brings showers, we have all the activities that are sure to brighten your day! We have featured our favorite family-friendly events in and around Baton Rouge this month here in the monthly guide sponsored by Children’s Hospital.

Red Stick Mom maintains a full calendar of events here. If you have a great family-friendly Baton Rouge event to add, please do that here.

Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in April 2021

Apr
12
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s “Coppélia at home”
Online
Watch “Coppélia at home”, a fun-for-all-ages comic ballet that is full of dancing dolls, a foolish toymaker and pranks aplenty! This classic ballet is shorted for time to make it perfect ...
Apr
16
BREC Bioblitz
BREC’s Zachary Community Park
12:00 pm
Grab your field guides and boots and join BREC naturalists and local scientists as we explore and document the diversity of life, or “biodiversity”, of Zachary Community Park. You can participate ...
Apr
16
Movie in the Park: Mulan
Greenwood Community Park
5:30 pm
Grab your chairs, blankets, and a picnic to join BREC for a movie under the stars. We will begin playing the movie at sunset.
Apr
17
Party for the Planet
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host “Party for the Planet.” This is a day filled with conservation, education, animal enrichments, and fun for the family in honor of Ea...
Apr
17
Drive-Thru 6th Annual Touch A Truck
BREC State Fairgrounds
9:00 am
Touch A Truck at the BREC State Fairgrounds is a unique event that allows children to see, explore, and learn about their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery from the safety of your vehicle. Vehic...
Apr
17
Paddle Away
BREC Outdoor Adventure
9:00 am
A paddling program for intermediate to experienced paddlers. Come check out and test the waters with us at the beautiful Bayou Fountain while enjoying a morning out on the water with BREC staff and Pa...
Apr
17
Kids Cupcake Decorating Class
Party Time
9:30 am
Kids Cupcake Decorating Class at Party Time is designed for 4-12 year olds to learn new decorating skills!
Apr
17
Mommy & Me Class – Sonic
Painting and Pinot
10:00 am
This class is made especially for our younger painters (ages 2-9). Parents will help children paint their masterpiece. A light snack will be provided. At this class, we will be painting “Sonic!&...
Apr
17
Kids Painting Class
Brushfire Art Studio
11:30 am
Designed for ages 7+. Choose any canvas from our 11 x 14 gallery. No experience needed. All supplies and full instruction provided. Choose from free-style, printed instructions or verbal instructions ...
Apr
17
Adult Pottery Paint Night
Brushfire Art Studio
7:00 pm
Adult Pottery Paint Night. For ages 18+. With over 200 pieces of pottery to choose from-it can be time away from the kids, a great date night, night with friends or time alone. You will be sure to lau...
Apr
17
Friends & Wine Canvas Class
Brushfire Art Studio
7:00 pm
Friends & Wine Canvas Class is designed for ages 15+ to paint a one of a kind 16×20 acrylic on canvas masterpiece to take home or give as a gift. Full instruction and all supplies provided
Apr
23
Homeschoolers Art Time
Brushfire Art Studio
12:00 pm
Homeschoolers Art Time! For ages 5+. Join us to paint pottery or canvas. Choose an 11×14 Canvas to paint from our 11×14 gallery or a piece of pottery from our 250+ pieces. Prices ($10-$60) v...
Apr
23
Movie in the Park: Toy Story 4
Baringer Park
5:30 pm
Grab your chairs, blankets, and a picnic to join us for a FREE movie under the stars. We will begin playing the movie at sunset.
Apr
23
Canvas Painting Class
Brushfire Art Studio
7:00 pm
Canvas Painting Class is designed for ages 15+ to paint a one of a kind 16×20 acrylic on canvas masterpiece to take home or give as a gift. Choose any canvas design from our 16×20 gallery. F...
Apr
24
Springfest
Denham Springs Antique District
9:00 am
Are you ready for over 150 booths, special sales in the stores, free children’s activities, great food and more? Plan on spending the day in the Antique Village. All Governors mandates will be follo...
Apr
30
Homeschoolers Art Time
Brushfire Art Studio
12:00 pm
Homeschoolers Art Time! For ages 5+. Join us to paint pottery or canvas. Choose an 11×14 Canvas to paint from our 11×14 gallery or a piece of pottery from our 250+ pieces. Prices ($10-$60) v...
Apr
30
Movie in the Park – Croods: A New Age
BREC’s Saia Park
5:30 pm
Grab your chairs, blankets, and a picnic to join BREC for a movie under the stars. We will begin playing the movie at sunset.
Jenny
Jenny is originally from Kenner, LA, and considers herself a New Orleans girl at heart. She moved to Pineville in 2004 to attend college where she met her funny and always entertaining husband Brandon. Together they relocated to Baton Rouge almost 10 years ago and married in 2008. They added their joyful daughter Salem to the crew in April 2014, blue-eyed son Declan in July 2015, and baby Liesel in 2019 and now live in Zachary. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism from LSU and has previously done some freelance writing. She now works full-time for the State of Louisiana. She and her family enjoy spending time together, making each other laugh and being a part of their church community. She loves wandering around Target, drinking coffee, watching HGTV, having people over and making any kind of craft.

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