Macy’s and Livingston Parish 4-H invite customers to participate Aug. 23 in Macy’s ninth annual national Shop for a Cause charity event.

Macy’s Shop for a Cause is a unique, one-day shopping event created to support local charities. Shoppers can support 4-H while enjoying a day of discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s.

Members of the Livingston Parish 4-H are selling shopping passes for $5. Livingston Parish 4-H will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. To purchase a shopping pass, call (225) 686-3020, (225) 686-3019 or email csorenson@ agcenter.lsu.edu or jhoover@agcenter.lsu.edu.

Survival Spanish

The Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center will offer a Survival Spanish and Survival English for Beginners class starting Sept. 18.

The adult class meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evenings.

For information, call (225) 665-3303 or visit www.south eastern.edu/livingston. To register visit, www.south eastern.edu/noncredit.

Concession bids

Bids on concessions for the annual Livingston Parish Fair will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the fair office. For information, call Sharon at (985) 974-0964.

Honoring Bob Ingalls

Local Fellowship of Christian Athletes Director Bob Ingalls is retiring after 20 years of service to schools in Livingston, St. Helena and Tangipahoa parishes.

A farewell event will be from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the new Christ’s Community Church, 26574 Juban Road, Denham Springs. The public is invited. For information, contact Mike DiMaria at (225) 953-0516.

LPCC scholarship raffle

The Livingston Parish Children’s Choir Scholarship Raffle tickets are on sale for $100 each. The grand prize is two LSU football season tickets in the east sideline, 20 yard line, seats 23 and 24. The second prize is a football signed by Les Miles. The third prize is an LSU gift basket. The drawing will be Sunday. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. Tickets may be purchased at Big Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill in Denham Springs, DeAngelo’s Casual Italian Dining in Denham Springs, Denham Springs Country Club, Raising Cane’s in Denham Springs, Spectrum Fitness & Medical Wellness Center in Denham Springs, Sport-N-Center in Denham Springs and Dr. Edwin Walker Medical Practice in Denham Springs.

Bible series

The Great Adventure Bible Study Series — Matthew: The King and His Kingdom — will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, in the Faith Formation Center. Psalms: The School of Prayer will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday in ELC, room 3. James: Pearls for Wise Living will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Small Hall. First Corinthians: The Church and the Christian Community begins at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 28 in the Main Hall. Registration forms are available in the ICC Office.

Art classes

The Livingston Parish Arts Council offers drawing and painting classes for students enrolled in second through sixth grades. Session one will be Aug. 26 and Sept. 2, 9 and 16. Session two will be Sept. 23 and 30 and Oct. 7 and 14. All classes will be at South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson. For information, visit arts livingston.org or call South Live Oak at (225) 667-9330.

Financial Peace

Financial Peace is a program that teaches how to beat debt, build wealth and keep the economy thriving. The program will start at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church’s Faith Formation Center, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs. To preregister, call (225) 665-5359 or email adult education@icc-msh.org.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058, by fax at (225) 664-9710 or by email at florida@theadvocate.com.