While most events around Baton Rouge are currently virtual, we’re sharing our favorite things happening in August here on 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 August 2020

Java Mama Tots
Java Mama
Starting August 3: Java Mama Tots at Java Mama Baton Rouge is a part time Mom’s Day Out Program designed for children ages 2-4 who are potty trained.
Reflections in the Garden
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
Join us for Reflections in the Garden Online! Reflections in the Garden is a monthly “lunch and learn” series presented by Friends of LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens. The lectures are held on...
Family Friday at Tin Roof Brewing Company
Tin Roof Brewing Co.
Join us at Tin Roof Brewing Company on the FIRST Friday of each month for Family Friday! We’ll have tasty brews for the adults and entertainment for the kids, including inflatable bounce houses,...
Kangaroo Yoga
Barnhill Preserve
9:00 am
Enjoy a one hour instructed yoga class at our beautiful preserve while our red kangaroo joeys hop around. This class is kid friendly and guests have the option to add a meet and greet with our two-toe...
Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium
Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM)
10:00 am
Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10:00am! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive present...
Fall Art Classes
Art Academy
Fall art classes start in August! Ages 6-15. In-person and online options available. Experience a variety of projects and mediums each week.
Zoo Run Run
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
Run like a cheetah to our 15th annual Zoo Run Run 2-Mile Race 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 Zo...
Mommy/Daddy and Me Painting Class
Painting and Pinot
Mommy/Daddy and Me Painting class at Painting and Pinot. This class is made especially for our younger painters (ages 2-9). Parents will help children paint their masterpiece. A light snack will be pr...
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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