The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is holding a meeting to consider improvements to La. 447 at the entrance of Our Lady of the Lake of Livingston.

The meeting is set for 4 p.m. Thursday at the Literacy and Technology Center in Walker to discuss proposed changes to the La. 447 corridor, specifically multiple roundabouts.

Denham Springs Fair

The first Denham Springs Fair kicks off Friday at South Park and continues through Sunday.

The fair will include carnival rides, food and music and the first Miss Denham Springs Pageant.

Admission to the event is free. The Chee-Weez, Werewolf and the Chase Tyler Band are set to perform.

For more information visit

Storytimes on tap

Every week, Livingston Parish Library branches offers storytimes for babies through age 5.

Storytimes help develop pre-reading skills while children and their caregivers have lots of fun.

During the program, librarians read books, present puppet shows, sing songs, play games and make crafts. For locations and times, visit

Scientific exploration

Come and explore the world of science at the Watson Branch of the Livingston Parish Library at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Learn about science and conduct experiments during this popular program.

Call the Watson Branch at (225) 664-3963 for details.

Quilting Guild meets

Quilters get together from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library for the Quilting Guild meeting.

Bring all your sewing supplies for the day. Light refreshments will be provided.

Call the Main Branch at (225) 686-2436 for details.

Chess @ Your Library

Are you a chess player looking for new opponents? Or have you never played but want to learn? Adults and teens can come out to Chess @ Your Library, hosted by the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, to meet new people, play a few matches, brush up, or learn the basics at 6 p.m. on Monday.

All skill levels are welcome.

Call the Denham Springs-Walker Branch at (225) 665-8118 to register.

It’s Lego Time

Bring the family to a fun-filled time with Legos at the Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

The library will have the large, soft baby blocks, as well as building block challenges, crafts, and games starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Snacks will be served. Call the Albany-Springfield Branch at (225) 567-1441 to register.

Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email,