BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce to arrival of a new female bongo calf. Born at the Zoo during the early morning hours of Friday, Nov. 29, the calf, mother and father are now on exhibit and doing well.
BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road, will host LSU Physics Professor Brad Schaefer on Dec. 13 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. as he presents modern scientific theory to explain the occurrences in the Middle East more than 2000 years ago. Participants are encouraged to stay afterward to observe the Geminid Meteor Shower until 1 a.m.
BREC will host several holiday themed events throughout East Baton Rouge Parish this season.
Zoo officials announced Saturday, Nov. 30 that one of their female giraffes has died. She was 7 years old.
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo will host its 4th annual ZooLights event from Nov. 29-Dec. 30.
BREC has teamed up with the organizers of the Red Stick Bowl High School All-Star Game to bring the best high school football players in the Baton Rouge area together at Olympia Stadium, located at BREC’s Perkins Road Community Park, for one last game before they begin their college careers.
Baton Rouge Gallery Spotlights Latest Works from Jenny Authement, Paulo Dufour, Randell Henry and Michael w. Howes
Beginning on Sunday, Dec. 1, Baton Rouge Gallery (“BRG”) will be filled with the latest works from four of its artist members: Jenny Authement, Paulo Dufour, Randell Henry and Michael w. Howes. The exhibition will be on display at BRG through Dec. 26, with no admission charges during normal gallery hours (12-6 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday).