THURSDAY

  • BABY AND ME: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch, 314 E. Thomas St., Hammond.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula.

INSTALLATION AND AWARDS BANQUET: 11:30 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M., SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS. TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORHAMMONDCHAMBER.ORG.

TEEN CLUB: 4 P.M., PONCHATOULA LIBRARY BRANCH.

  • FIRST AID CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A certified instructor will train individuals to recognize and care for victims of illnesses and sudden emergencies. Certification available. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.

FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.

DEDICATION CEREMONY: 1 P.M., SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS REGIONAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, 14520 VOSS DRIVE, HAMMOND. A RECEPTION WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEW ACADEMIC BUILDING. (985) 542-8941.

SATURDAY

  • COMMUNITY MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Catha Park, Amite City. amitecitycommunitymarket.blogspot.com.
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • WII SATURDAY: 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • ANNUAL KREWE OF OMEGA MARDI GRAS BALL: 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Hammond Union of Police Hall, Hammond. kreweofomega.com.
  • A NIGHT OF PRAISE: 6 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 34921 La. 43, Independence. trentonmusic.com/events.
  • TANGIPAHOA 4-H LIVESTOCK SHOW: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 Northwest Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.

MONDAY

  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 9 a.m., Amite Library Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.

TUESDAY

  • BABY & ME: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch.
  • STORY & DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 S. Pine St., Independence.
  • SOMETHING FOR SIBLINGS CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A class is for the new big brother or sister, ages 3 to 10, to help him or her adjust to the new baby. Registration required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.
  • CPR FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Adult, child and infant CPR and lessons on preventing common injuries and choking. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: 6 P.M., NORTH OAKS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL, CONFERENCE ROOM. A SUPPORT GROUP FOR THOSE WITH DIABETES, ALONG WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS, TO SHARE EXPERIENCES, MOTIVATE EACH OTHER, ENERGIZE THEIR OUTLOOK AND RENEW THEIR COMMITMENT. THE TOPIC WILL BE “HOW TO SPLURGE WITH THE LEAST AMOUNT OF DAMAGE.” KAYLA KRODINGER WILL BE THE GUEST SPEAKER. (985) 230-5723 OR NORTHOAKS.ORG.

WEDNESDAY

  • BINGO: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Independence Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Library Branch, 19451 La. 40, Loranger.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Loranger and Independence Library Branches, 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A lecture on cardiovascular health and risk factors with demonstrations of American Heart Association basic life support techniques for choking victims, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Certification available. northoaks.org.

FEB. 5

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians are available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and boosters and provide instruction to ensure the safe transport of children of all ages. northoaks.org.
  • BABY AND ME: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • YARN LOVERS: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.