THURSDAY

  • FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS: 9 a.m. to noon, James Drug Store, 257 S.E. Florida Ave., Denham Springs.

MARDI GRAS BEAD WREATH WORKSHOP: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., MAIN LIBRARY BRANCH, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

BOOK BABIES: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., WATSON LIBRARY BRANCH, 36581 OUTBACK ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS.

STORY TIME: 10 A.M. TO 10:30 A.M., ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD LIBRARY BRANCH, 26941 LA. 43, HAMMOND.

YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 P.M. TO 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER LIBRARY BRANCH, 8101 LA. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. FOR CHILDREN AGES 10 TO 17. THE GOAL IS TO WRITE FOR BOTH PUBLICATION AND PERFORMANCE. (225) 665-8118.

  • FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. For writers to gain and provide feedback. The group provides a forum for sharing writing, a venue for learning more about the writing craft and more. (225) 665-8118.

FRIDAY

  • COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Main Library Branch.
  • BREAST FEEDING: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. As part of the parenting series, nutritionist Jill Ballard, from the Livingston Parish Health Unit, will discuss breast-feeding and answer questions. Registration required. (225) 665-8118.
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY: 11 a.m., 31126 La. 16, Denham Springs.
  • VALENTINE’S DANCE: 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Council on Aging Denham Springs Meal Site, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs. For ages 25 and older. The cost is $6, or $10 per couple. No alcoholic beverages. (225) 664-9343.

SATURDAY

  • OLD SOUTH JAMBOREE: All day, 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, corner of Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.
  • 21ST ANNUAL KREWE OF DIVERSION MARDI GRAS BOAT PARADE: Noon. Proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. (225) 939-2135 or (225) 324-5695.
  • SCIENCE SATURDAY: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Participants will learn about science and conduct experiments. (225) 664-3963.
  • PICKING AND SINGING: 2 p.m., Plainview Baptist Church, Denham Springs.
  • DENHAM SPRINGS MARDI GRAS PARADE: 3 p.m., The parade starts at Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorDenham Springs High School, 1000 N. Range Ave., Denham Springs. (225) 715-1850.
  • WALKER MARDI GRAS PARADE: 6 p.m. The parade starts at Walker High School, 12646 Burgess Ave.
  • KREWE OF TICKFAW THIRD ANNUAL MARDI GRAS BALL: 7 p.m., Tin Lizzy’s Landing, 29592 La. 22, Springfield. Entertainment will be provided by “The Rock Show Featuring Marc & Joey.” Chicken and andouille gumbo will be served. The cost is $15, and proceeds benefit Swampy Paws Canine Rescue. Facebook.com/TickfawMardiGras.

SUNDAY

  • FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY: 4 p.m., Victory Baptist, 31449 La. 449, Walker. The class aims to help individuals achieve financial goals. (225) 329-4145 or modom1962@gmail.com.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • GEEK GUILD: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. (225) 664-3963.

TUESDAY

  • MULTI-AGE STORY TIME: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • EXCEL BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. (225) 664-1168.
  • AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Livingston Council on Aging, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs. An AARP defensive driving class for seniors. The cost is $15 for members, and $20 for nonmembers. (225) 664-0664.

VALENTINE MOVIE AND CRAFT: 5:30 P.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY, 23477 LA. 444, LIVINGSTON. FOR CHILDREN AGES 6 TO 11 TO WATCH A VALENTINE’S DAY MOVIE. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 698-3015.

  • BOOK TO MOVIE NIGHTS: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch and 6 p.m., Main Library Branch.
  • SCRATCH OFF VALENTINES: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • CHILDREN’S DRAWING AND PAINTING ART CLASSES: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary, room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. Students should bring No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad. (225) 954-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Library Branch. Small business owners or anyone interested in starting one will receive a one-hour, one-on-one consulting session that includes information about business plans, advertising plans, inventory control, financial projections, cost analysis and more. Registration is required. (225) 664-6638.

FEB. 12

  • FROZEN FAMILY FROLIC: 5:30 p.m., Main Library Branch. Based on the Disney film “Frozen.” Registration is required. (225) 686-2436.