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

We’re ready for those May flowers, and all the fun activities that lead up to Summer! 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 May 2021

May
14
Swamp Flashlight Night
Bluebonnet Swamp
5:00 pm
We welcome you to enjoy the Swamp at night by visiting us during our Swamp Flashlight Night! Staff will be facilitating live animal encounters throughout the event. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with y...
May
15
International Astronomy Day
Highland Road Park Observatory
The largest IAD celebration in the region serves up a wealth of STEM exhibitors and demonstrations, games, music and a raffle for hundreds of dollars in prizes. For more information, please email obse...
May
15
Go Public Garden Days
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
Join the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and 500 public gardens across America in celebrating Go Public Gardens Days as a weekend of free, fun activities the whole family can enjoy! Go Public Gardens is ...
May
15
Breakfast with the Animals
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
8:00 am
Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo invites you to our annual Breakfast with the Animals, an exclusive invitation-only event for our Director’s Circle and Safari Club members. Join us for a continent...
May
15
Red Stick Refinement Etiquette Class
Red Stick Refinement
11:30 am
Would you like for your child or teenager to feel confident and self-assured in a social situation? Red Stick Refinement is the answer.
May
21
Wild Wine Walk
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
5:00 pm
Come join us for Wild Wine Walk at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo on Friday, May 21! Wild Wine Walk will be our FIRST EVER wine event! During this event, guests 21+ will have the opportunity to stroll aroun...
May
21
Nature Night Hike
BREC Hooper Road Park
7:00 pm
Join us on a Friday night for a terrific way to say goodbye to school and kickstart the summer! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will includ...
May
22
Kite Fest Louisiane
West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex 415
Bring the entire family & lawn chairs, and enjoy a day of kite flying, kite making, Louisiana food booths, and even champion kite-flying, as well as Saturday fireworks! Great family fun at Kite Fe...
May
22
Mommy/Daddy and Me Painting
Painting and Pinot
10:00 am
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...
May
22
Shop the Square
City of Central
4:00 pm
We had such a blast at Shop the Square in March that we’re bringing it back! On May 22 starting at 4 pm we will be at Central Square (14340 Wax Rd) with a Central one-stop-shop. Here’s wha...
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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