• MOTHER’S DAY CRAFTS: Livingston Parish Library. Children ages 6-11 may create crafts for Mother’s Day at the following locations: Saturday: 1:30 p.m., Main Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Monday: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Tuesday: 5:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond; South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. May 9: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Acrylic paint will be used so children should wear old clothes or a smock. Registration is required. mylpl.info.

THURSDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.
  • ART BY PAT ZELLER RECEPTION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Arts Council Gallery, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Refreshments will be served. ArtsLivingston.org.
  • FINANCIAL LITERACY NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Literacy and Technology Center, Florida Boulevard, Walker. The Louisiana Council for Economic Education will host the event. There will be workshops, games, food, prizes and entertainment. (225) 665-3303 or southeastern.edu/money.

FRIDAY

  • COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Main Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston.
  • LPCC SPRING CONCERT: 7 p.m., Live Oak United Methodist Church, 34890 La 16, Watson. Livingston Parish Children’s Choir’s 24th annual spring concert. It will feature all LPCC choirs. Free childcare for youths younger than four. $5. LPCCsing.org.

SATURDAY

  • BELK’S CHARITY SALE: 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., Belk’s, 10075 Crossing Way, Suite 600, Denham Springs. To benefit the Arts Council of Livingston Parish. $5.
  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, corner of Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.
  • BENEFIT GARAGE SALE: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Covington Real Estate Office, 1110 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs. Proceeds to benefit needy families, women and children in Denham Springs.
  • SPRING FLING FESTIVAL: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., French Settlement High School, French Settlement. There will be various races, antique car and bike show with awards, children’s activities, games, prizes, a petting zoo and pony rides, face painting, a dunking booth, food, music and more. (225) 698-3561.
  • FIRE TRUCK PULL: 9:30 a.m., Ferrara Fire Apparatus, 27855 N. James Chapel Road, Holden. Teams of 10 patrons each will pull a 42,000-pound fire truck to compete for fastest time in Badges or Biceps divisions. Registration required. $25 per person. There will also be prizes, food, drinks and music. Proceeds to benefit 1,500 Special Olympics athletes in the Florida Parishes area. (225) 938-4902 or (225) 445-9022.
  • ESSENTIALS OILS 101: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. An introductory session for adults who are interested in using essential oils for medicinal purposes or beauty products. Registration is required.
  • SCIENCE SATURDAY: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.
  • OLD SOUTH JAMBOREE: doors open at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m., 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. Featuring music by Carlton Jones and His Red Hot Country Band. $10 adults; $5 children. (225) 936-0349.

SUNDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO CHESS: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.

MONDAY

  • STORY TIME: Baby and toddler: 9:45 a.m., preschool: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.
  • MG ART EXHIBIT OPENING: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Arts Council, 133 N. Hummel St., Denham Springs. An exhibit by Marc Girouard. Through May 29. Reception: May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arts Livingston.org.
  • COMPUTER BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.

BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING: 1 P.M. TO 3 P.M., ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH, 133 HUMMELL ST., DENHAM SPRINGS. THE SUBJECT IS BRIGHTLY COLORED SPRING TULIPS. PARTICIPANTS MAY ALSO BRING A DIFFERENT PIECE. SUPPLIES REQUIRED: BASIC SET OF OIL PAINTS, BRUSHES, PALETTE, PAPER, CANVAS AND TURPENOID. PATRONS MAY ALSO PURCHASE A COMPLETE SUPPLY KIT FOR $25 EXTRA. $50, OR $45 FOR ACLP MEMBERS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. (225) 664-1168.

WORD BASICS: 2 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER LIBRARY BRANCH, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD.

PUZZLE PALOOZA: 5:30 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER LIBRARY BRANCH, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS.

TEEN ANIME CLUB: 6 P.M., MAIN LIBRARY BRANCH, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON.

CHILDREN’S SPRING 2015 DRAWING AND PAINTING ART CLASSES: 6 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M., ROOM 602, SOUTH LIVE OAK ELEMENTARY. STUDENTS SHOULD BRING NO. 2 PENCILS AND A DRAWING PAD NO LARGER THAN 16 INCHES BY 20 INCHES. $40-$45. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. (225) 954-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson, South and Main Library branches.
  • REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Big Mike’s, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. The guest speaker will be Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler. Reservations are recommended. (225) 337-0490 or darlasteagall@gmail.com.
  • CHILDREN’S DRAWING AND PAINTING: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. $45, or $40 for ACLP members per session. Students will be shown a famous work of art done during the post-impressionist period, give a brief history of the artists’ piece and their unique technique and then be asked to interpret the artwork in a different medium. Registration required. (225) 664-1168.

MAY 7

  • MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST: 6:30 a.m., Council on Aging, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs. Mayor Gerard Landry, Denham Springs Kiwanis Club and West Livingston Kiwanis Club will sponsor the 13th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. There will be music and worship from community members and churches.
  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.
  • SIT AND SEW: 3:30 p.m., Main Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston.
  • PUZZLE PALOOZA: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.
  • SHIBORI TIE DYE: 6 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston.
  • MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118 or mylpl.info.