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 Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in May 2021
Swamp Flashlight Night
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...
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...
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 ...
Breakfast with the Animals
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
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...
Red Stick Refinement Etiquette Class
Red Stick Refinement
Would you like for your child or teenager to feel confident and self-assured in a social situation? Red Stick Refinement is the answer.
Wild Wine Walk
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
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...
Nature Night Hike
BREC Hooper Road Park
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...
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...
Mommy/Daddy and Me Painting
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...
Shop the Square
City of Central
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...