THURSDAY

  • GENEALOGY 101: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Participants will learn how to start the process of genealogical research. Registration is required. (225) 686-2436.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. (225) 567-1441.
  • WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: 12:30 p.m., Women’s Resource Clinic, 12201 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The clinic will hold a “Women of Grace” support group for those suffering from addiction, depression and abuse. Women can feel safe to share and discuss, as well as visit the Hope Closet. Group meeting are held the first and third Thursday of the month. (225) 686-1123.
  • YOUNG WRITER’S CLUB: 5 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. The club is for writers, ages 10 to 17. (225) 665-8118.
  • OPEN MIC NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Patrons can perform in front of an audience. (225) 664-3963.
  • INTRO TO 3D DESIGN: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Registration is required.
  • GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. A consultant from the Louisiana Workforce Commission will help local business owners.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The club is for writers, ages 18 and older.

FRIDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.

SATURDAY

  • TRADE DAY: All day, V. Watts Trade Mart, 13060 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The mart will hold a trade day every second Saturday of the month, featuring new to vintage items from more than 1,000 people. For details, visit the mart’s facebook page.
  • TICKFAW SATURDAYS: All day, Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. The park will host activities throughout the day, including Wild Crafts for Kids at 11 a.m., Nature Naturally at 1:30 p.m., and Wildlife Theatre at 3 p.m. (225) 294-5020.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m., Corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • PARDS TRIATHLON: 7 a.m., Denham Springs. The race includes 150-yard swim in the PARDS Fitness and Aquatics Center, 30372 Eden Church Road, a 12-mile bike ride and a two-mile run through North Park, corner of Eden Church and Lockhart roads. Festivities with food and entertainment will follow the race. Register at register.cajuntiming.com. For details, call (225) 337-0041 or email bjguerin65@gmail.com.
  • BENEFIT FOR JAMES CHAPMAN: 9:30 a.m., Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North and Springfield roads. A jambalaya sale will raise money for the funeral expenses for James Chapman. (225) 324-1921 or (225) 588-5167.
  • BOATING SAFETY CLASS: 9 a.m., Bass Pro Shop, Denham Springs. The class is necessary for motorboat owners born after Jan. 1, 1984. It will cover boat maintenance, navigation lights, state and federal requirements and more. The cost is $25. (225) 275-8084 or xjensen@hotmail.com.
  • SECOND SATURDAY RECEPTION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St. Joe Hotard, Lele Mudd, Jill Rabalais and Dody Sandifer will present “Sculpture Ideas Take Form.” Sculptures and books by these artists will be on sale. (225) 664-1168.
  • AN EVENING IN THE PARK: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tony Dugas North Park Recreation Center, 30372 Eden Church Road, Denham Springs. The fundraiser for the nonprofit Livingston Youth and Family Counseling will include music from Big River Express, a silent auction, an LSU football season raffle and more. The cost is $50 per person or $400 per table. (225) 665-7242 or info@LYFCounseling.org.

MONDAY

  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.

TUESDAY

  • LPCC SCHOLARSHIP FUND RAFFLE: Big Mike’s Sport Bar & Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs; DeAngelo’s Casual Italian Dining, 141 Aspen Square, Denham Springs; Denham Springs Country Club, 9852 Country Club Drive; Raising Cane’s Denham Springs, 31685 Range Ave.; Spectrum Fitness & Medical Wellness Center, 145 Aspen Square, Denham Springs; Sport-N-Center, 205 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs; and Dr. Edwin Walker Medical Practice, 51991 La. 16, Denham Springs. Those interested can purchase a raffle ticket at any of the listed businesses for $100 to raise funds for the children’s choir. The grand prize is two LSU football season tickets. Second and third prizes are an LSU football signed by Coach Les Miles and an LSU gift basket. The drawing will be Aug. 25. lpccsing.org or (225) 278-0126.
  • INTERMEDIATE WORD: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 4 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015.
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHOIR FALL SEMESTER: 4:30 p.m., New Covenant Church, Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. LPCC will begin its fall semester with rehearsals. Apprentice classes are for students in kindergarten through third grade and chorus classes are for students in third through 10th grade. For details, visit lpccsing.org or call (225) 247-8555.
  • MAKE A CASSETTE CASE WALLET: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Teens will learn how to convert a cassette case into a retro-style wallet or card holder. Registration is required.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The board chooses books for the Young Adult section, volunteers and suggests teen programs.

WEDNESDAY

  • SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: 9 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The free counseling is sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University. Call the library to make an appointment.
  • ESL CLASS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs Branch. The English As a Second Language class is free.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • JUBAN CROSSING GENERAL MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs. Participants can listen to the latest information on the development. The cost is $20 for Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce members and $25 for guests. (225) 665-8155 or livingstonparishchamber.org.
  • MYSTERY MAVENS BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Members will discuss “The Ark” by Boyd Morrison.

AUG. 14

  • SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Members will discuss “Mixed Blessings” by Rick Hamlin.
  • HELP PREVENT CYBER CRIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Detective Jeff Beatty, of Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, will discuss cyber crime, financial crime and crimes against the elderly.
  • ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Members will discuss “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein.
  • RKM PRIMARY CARE RIBBON CUTTING: 11 a.m., RKM Primary Care Livingston, 29437 S. Frost Road. A reception will follow the ceremony at 5 p.m. livingstonparishchamber.org.
  • VIDEO GAMING FOR ADULTS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Space is limited, so registration is required.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Members will discuss “The Third Victim” by Lisa Gardner.