THURSDAY

  • APRIL ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce, 400 N.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. There will be a doughnut cake and coffee.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department, 601 W. Coleman Ave.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.

INTERMEDIATE TO POWERPOINT: 10 A.M., AMITE BRANCH LIBRARY, 204 N.E. CENTRAL AVE., AMITE CITY.

BABY & ME: 10:15 A.M., LORANGER BRANCH LIBRARY, 19451 LA. 40, LORANGER.

STORY TIME: 10:30 A.M., PONCHATOULA BRANCH LIBRARY, 380 N. FIFTH ST., PONCHATOULA.

  • GREATER HAMMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Oaks Julian Dufreche Center, Hammond. Louisiana University System Presidents will speak on higher education. $25. business.hammondchamber.org.

PAGETUNERS: 1 P.M., HAMMOND BRANCH LIBRARY, 314 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND.

  • INTERMEDIATE TO POWERPOINT: 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class incorporates demonstrations of the American Heart Association’s lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Certification is available. (985) 230-7777.

FRIDAY

  • FINALLY FRIDAY OPEN 4D BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite City. fparena.com
  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • 4-H PET PARADE/FAMILY FUN FEST: 3:30 p.m., Chappapeela Sports Park, 19325 Hipark Blvd., Hammond. The 10th annual Tangipahoa Parish 4-H Pet Parade, Family Fun Fest and Glo-Run. Call (985) 748-9381 or visit lsuagcenter.com/tangipahoa.
  • MIKE VAUGHN MINISTRIES CONCERT: 6 p.m., 13101 La. 442 W., Tickfaw. (985) 974-0507 or mvmgoodnews.com.

SATURDAY

MONDAY

  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Branch Library; 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library.

CINCO DE MAYO: 11 A.M. TO 10 P.M., ADOBE, 1905 W. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND AND LA CARRETA, 122 S.W. CENTRAL AVE., AMITE. CARRETARESTAURANT.COM.

  • EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING: 11:30 a.m. business.hammondchamber.org
  • MANGA CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • SOMETHING FOR SIBLINGS CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class is for the new big brother or sister, ages 3-10, to help him or her adjust to the new baby. Registration required. (985) 230-7777.
  • FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • PRENATAL I CLASS: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class focuses on preparing your home for your newborn, pregnancy anatomy, true and false labor, as well as hospital procedures. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

  • HAM’ND EGGS: 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., 1514 Martens Drive, Hammond. business.hammondchamber.org
  • BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • ADULT BINGO: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library, 19451 La. 40, Loranger; 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library and 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • DIABETES EDUCATION MEETING: 3 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A support group designed 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 is “Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight — Making Changes or Excuses,” with speaker Rachel Johnson. (985) 230-5723.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence and Loranger library branches.
  • SAFE — SOUTHEAST ADVOCATE FOR FAMILY EMPOWERMENT: 4:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The American Heart Association class is designed for health care providers. Certification is available. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777.

MAY 7

  • LIBRARY RESOURCES: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library. The class teaches students how to use library tools to create resumes, prepare for interviews and the best ways to search for jobs over the internet. Registration is required. (985) 748-7151.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • PAGETUNERS: 1 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • WGNO NEWS WITH A TWIST: 4 p.m., Collinswood Park, Ponchatoula. WGNO News with a Twist will film live in the park. wgno.com
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • JOINT AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Florida Parishes Arena. Sponsored by Progressive Waste Solutions. business.hammondchamber.org