DAILY THROUGH SATURDAY

  • THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31, 19354 Rolling Pines Drive, Amite. (985) 517-1690.

THURSDAY

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15770 Medical Center Drive, Hammond. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and boosters and provide instruction to ensure the safe transport of children of all ages. www.northoaks.org.

STORYTIME: 10:30 A.M., TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY PONCHATOULA BRANCH, 380 N. FIFTH ST., PONCHATOULA.

  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

WHAT’S COOKIN’: 6:30 P.M., TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY HAMMOND BRANCH, 314 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND.

FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. The chamber will host a networking event. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • MIKE VAUGHN MINISTRIES CONCERT: 6 p.m., 13101 La. 442 W., Tickfaw. (985) 974-0507 or www.mvmgoodnews.com.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

  • RISE HAUNTED HOUSE & ZOMBIE PAINTBALL: 7 p.m. to midnight, 10342 La. 442, Tickfaw. (985) 277-9666 or www.risehauntedhouse.com.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. ddd hammond.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., downtown Hammond. The market is held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. (985) 277-5680 or dddhammond.com.
  • INAUGURAL HAMMOND CHAMBER HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO & CORPORATE CUP RUN: Chappapeela Sports Park, 19325 Hipark Blvd., Hammond. (985) 345-4457 or www.hammondchamber.org.
  • GOTTA HAVE ART STROLL & APPRAISAL FAIR: 9 a.m., downtown Ponchatoula and on the back porch of the Country Market.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • PIRATES AND PATRONS 7TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: 6:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Knights of Columbus Hall, 1701 E. Pecan St., Ponchatoula. The event will feature hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and dinner. The cost is $50 per person; $500 per sponsor table. (985) 351-7033.

MONDAY

  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

TUESDAY

  • BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 NE Central Ave., Amite City.
  • STORY DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence Branch, 290 Pine St., Independence.
  • BODY BEAUTIFUL I CLASS — PUBERTY: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The seminar is designed for fourth- and fifth-grade girls and their parents to discuss the physical and emotional changes that occur in adolescent girls. www.north oaks.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence Branch.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch, 19451 La. 40, Loranger.
  • HOMESCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • THEN AND NOW LECTURE: 1 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern University Campus. Craig Saucier will speak. www.columbiatheatre.org.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger and Independence Branches; and 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.

OCT. 9

  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • BOOK LOVERS TALK TIME: 11 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • LEADS 4 LUNCH: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hampton Inn, 401 Westin Oaks Drive, Hammond.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • WRITER’S NOOK: 6 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m., Brandon Thompson Funeral Homes. An evening of networking, conversation and business. (985) 386-2536.
  • CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Southeastern University Campus. Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis will perform. $20-$34. www.columbiatheatre.org.