THURSDAY

  • SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. The group reads inspirational fiction. Members will discuss “My Stroke of Insight” by Jill B. Taylor. (225) 664-3963.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. (225) 567-1441.
  • ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Members will discuss “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks. (225) 686-2436.
  • “THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM:” 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Patrons will watch the Edgar Allen Poe film and create pendulum paintings. Registration is required.
  • CRASH, BOOM, BANG: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants will learn bout the Earth’s geological wonders and read from “Volcano Rising.” Registration is required.
  • MINECRAFT WORKSHOP: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Children, ages 8 to 11, will learn and do activities related to mining. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.
  • GALAXY SHIRTS: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Registration is required for the craft. (225) 698-3015.
  • “OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL:” 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required to see the film.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Members will discuss “Stay Close” by Harlan Coben.
  • VIDEO GAMING FOR ADULTS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Registration is required.

FRIDAY

  • SEWING 101: 9:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Participants will learn the basics of sewing. Registration is required.
  • TECH HELP: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Participants can sign up for a 30-minute session to help them with technology. Registration is required.
  • SODA POP SCIENCE: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Children, ages 8 to 11, can learn about science through exploding experiments using soda. Registration is required.

SATURDAY

  • TRADE DAY: All day, V. Watts Trade Mart, 13060 Florida Blvd., Livingston. Trade Day is held every second Saturday of the month. Visit its Facebook page to learn more.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m., Corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: noon to 3 p.m., The Denham Springs Animal Shelter will have dogs and cats up for adoption Saturday and Sunday at Petco, 2358 S Range Ave., Denham Springs. Cats and kittens are available for adoption at Petco seven days a week.
  • SOCCER REGISTRATION: 9 a.m., Walker City Hall/Municipal Building, 10136 Florida Blvd. Online registration for the Livingston Parish Soccer Association is also available at lpsa.org. The deadline to register is July 20. rachelnester@hotmail.com or (225) 772-6417.
  • RENAISSANCE ARTS & SCIENCE: 9:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants can learn about the Renaissance with a sword fighting demonstration and other activities.
  • FUNERAL EXPENSES BENEFIT: 9:30 a.m., Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North Road and Springfield Road. The jambalaya benefit will raise money for funeral expenses for Alisha McAlister. (985) 951-0221.
  • ART RECEPTION: 10 a.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 North Hummell St., Denham Springs. The ACLP will hold a reception for its new exhibit, “An Eclectic Art Collage,” which includes fiber art by Mary Felder, jewelry by Linda Morrison and children’s summer camp creations. Artists will give demonstrations during the reception. Admission is free. artslivingston.org.
  • FAMILY COOKING CLASS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Participants will learn how to make quinoa, a nutritious grain. All ingredients will be provided. Registration is required.
  • CAMP WORDCRAFT: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The mini-camp will teach writing skills to patrons, ages 10 to 18. Participants should bring a bagged lunch. Registration is required.
  • SEW-N-TELL: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. Students, ages 8 and older, will make pillowcase dresses. The cost is $20 for ACLP members and $25 for others. To register, call (225) 664-1168. artslivingston.org.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • KOOL KINETICS: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Participants can learn about the different forms of energy through crafts and games. Registration is required.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The English class is for non-English speakers.

TUESDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • MOVE WITH ME STORIES: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch. The story incorporates exercise inspired by yoga, tai chi and more.
  • MULTI-AGE STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • TURTLE POWER: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Watch “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and eat pizza. Registration is required.
  • LIFE SIZED PAC-MAN: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Patrons can play a life-sized version of Pac-Man.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South and Main branches.
  • MOVE WITH ME STORIES: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch and 2 p.m., Watson Branch.
  • SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library, Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Jonathan Pinckard, of the Louisiana School of Bushcraft, will discuss basic wilderness skills, such as fire building. Registration is required.
  • CRASH, BOOM, BANG: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.
  • GALAXY T-SHIRT: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.
  • TECH HELP: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Registration is required.

JULY 17

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • MOVE WITH ME STORIES: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch.
  • FAMILY COOKING CLASS: 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Registration is required.
  • HENNA BODY ART: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Henna is a natural dye that is used in paste form for temporary tattoos. Registration is required.
  • THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Registration is required.
  • SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Registration is required.
  • COFFEE & CANVAS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Learn basic painting techniques while having coffee. Registration is required.
  • KLIEBERT’S ALLIGATORS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Patrons can view alligators, nutria, turtles and more, courtesy of Kliebert’s Alligator Farm.