August is here and school is starting soon, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in and around Baton Rouge this month and featured them 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.

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Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in August 2019

Aug
23
Greek Fest II: Perkins Rowe
Martin Wine Cellar
6:30 pm
Come join us for Greek Fest II at Martin Wine Cellar in Perkins Rowe to taste 20 Greek whites and reds plus different Greek foods as we celebratethe wine and culture of Greece. Opa!
Aug
24
BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor
Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM)
Have fun with chemistry at these 45-minute hands-on workshops for kids 6–12 and their accompanying adults during BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor. In August, kids will participate in The pHun F...
Aug
24
Build a Better Connection Summit
Louisiana Resource Center for Educators
9:00 am
Healthy family and community bonds are key to preventing and healing from trauma, and enable youth and adults to be resilient when going through difficult situations. Join STAR for a special summit fo...
Aug
24
Zoo Run Run
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
9:30 am
Run like a cheetah to our 14th annual Zoo Run Run 5K and ½ Mile Kids’ Fun Run! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your way through BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo!
Aug
24
Red Stick Refinement Etiquette Class
Red Stick Refinement
10:30 am
Red Stick Refinement etiquette class for kids ages 7-12. During the hour and a half class, students will learn their Table Manners as well as Social Skills such as the importance of eye contact, hands...
Aug
24
Greek Fest II: Lobdell
Martin Wine Cellar
5:30 pm
Come join us for Greek Fest II at Martin Wine Cellar in Perkins Rowe to taste 20 Greek whites and reds plus different Greek foods as we celebratethe wine and culture of Greece. Opa!
Aug
24
Pop Art Your Pet
Create Studios
6:00 pm
Want to commemorate your best friend? What better way than to create a painting! You send me the photos and I will put them on canvas for you to paint in Pop Art style during Pop Art Your Pet! Pop art...
Aug
26
Tails from the Bayou
La Divina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road, #360, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
5:00 pm
Everyone is invited to the All Paws on Deck Walk and Benefit for Pet Cancer Awareness fundraiser for Tiny, the Great Pyrenees’ mix on Monday, August 26th from 5:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a fun f...
Aug
31
MOMMY AND ME PAINTING CLASS: Jurassic Sunset
Painting and Pinot
10:00 am
This painting class at Painting and Pinot is made especially for our younger painters (ages 2-9). Parents will help children paint their masterpiece. A light snack will be provided. We will be paintin...
Aug
31
Red Stick Refinement Etiquette Class
Red Stick Refinement
10:30 am
Red Stick Refinement etiquette class for kids teenagers. During the hour and a half class, students will learn their Table Manners as well as Social Skills such as the importance of eye contact, hands...
Aug
31
Labor Day Weekend Block Party on August 31
Tanger Outlets Gonzales
11:00 am
Our Labor Day Weekend – End of Summer Block Party is on Saturday, August 31st under the Tanger tents, where Fashion, Fun, Savings & MEMORIES are CREATED! Root for the home team and play to w...
Aug
31
Louisiana Children’s Museum Opens Its Doors
Louisiana Children’s Museum
12:00 pm
Louisiana Children’s Museum re-opens its doors in the NEW City Park location at Noon!
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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, and blue-eyed son Declan in July 2015 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. Read more about Jenny’s family on her blog.

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