THURSDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking and basic computer class; and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for intermediate and advanced dancers, 601 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond.
  • VETERANS’ LUNCHEON PLANNING MEETING: 12:30 p.m., line dancers; 1 p.m., committee, Hammond Recreation Department.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FIRST AID CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega M.D. Drive, Hammond. An instructor will train students how to recognize and care for victims of illnesses and sudden emergencies. (985) 230-7777.

FRIDAY

  • FINALLY FRIDAY 4D BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite. The arena holds a variety of rodeo barrel races. For details, call (985) 748-5914. fparena.com.
  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. The chamber will host a networking event featuring coffee provided by Bill Hood Automotive. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 8:15 a.m. senior exercise; 9:15 a.m. very basic line dancing; 10:30 a.m., craft social.

SATURDAY

  • FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • COMMUNITY MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Catha Park, downtown Amite. Patrons can shop for homemade and homegrown products. amitechamber.org.
  • HAMMOND ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., downtown Hammond. The arts market is on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. (985) 277-5680 or dddhammond.com.
  • NATIONAL BARREL HORSE ASSOCIATION RACE: Noon, Florida Parishes Arena. The NBHA will hold a district race at the arena. For details, call (504) 452-9707. nbha.com.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula. The games are for all ages. (985) 386-6554.
  • REIMER’S VARIETY MUSIC SHOW: 6:30 p.m., Reimer’s Auditorium, 305 E. Charles St., Hammond. The auditorium hosts a variety show every second Saturday of the month. (985) 974-1100 or freewebs.com/reimersmusicaltheater.

MONDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., senior exercise; 11 a.m. very basic line dancing.
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-7151.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch. The class is open to all skill levels.

TUESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking and basic computer class; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for intermediate and advanced dancers; 12:45 p.m., Canasta (hand/foot).
  • BUSINESS EXPO: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Chesterton Square, 143 N.W. Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula. The Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce will host the expo to highlight local businesses. Booths are $120 for chamber members and $180 for guests. ponchatoulachamber.com.
  • FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., French; 10 a.m., senior exercise; 11 a.m., very basic line dancing.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOC. HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The cardiovascular health lecture is designed for health care providers. (985) 230-7777.
  • HAMMOND EVENING SHOW: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St., Hammond. (985) 345-3909.

AUG. 14

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians will install child safety seats and boosters. (985) 230-7777.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CLASSES: 8:30 a.m., gym walking and basic computer class; and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for intermediate and advanced dancers.
  • BOOK LOVERS TALK TIME: 11 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch, 19451 La. 40, Loranger. The book club is for adults. (985) 878-6224.
  • LEADS 4 LUNCH: 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn, 401 Westin Oaks Drive, Hammond. The event will start with networking, followed by lunch. The cost is $15 for Hammond Chamber of Commerce members who register by Tuesday and $20 for guests. Members pay $20 if they register after Tuesday. hammondchamber.org or (985) 345-4457.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m., Florida Parishes Bank, 490 Barringer Drive, Ponchatoula. Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the networking event. (985) 386-2536 or ponchatoulachamber.com.
  • BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Parents considering breastfeeding are invited to the class to learn how to position the baby, pump and store milk and other topics. (985) 230-7777.