THURSDAY

  • TEEN CLUB: 3 p.m., Loranger Branch Library, 19451 La. 40. Call Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color(985) 878-6224.

ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 P.M., TANGIPAHOA LIBRARY BRANCHES IN AMITE, 204 N.E. CENTRAL AVE., AND KENTWOOD, 101 AVENUE F.

  • FIRST AID CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A certified instructor will train residents to become familiar with how to recognize and care for victims of illnesses and sudden emergencies. Certification available. Registration required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.
  • SPRING 2015 ART & DESIGN SENIOR EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University campus, Hammond. Exhibit runs through May 15. (225) 571-2743 or facebook.com/slu.cag.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m., Pavillion No. 2, 19264 Sisters Road, Ponchatoula. An evening of networking, conversation and business hosted by Ponchatoula Area Recreation District 1. (985) 386-2536.
  • SPEAK ART: 7 p.m., The Art Station, 146 W. Oak St., Ponchatoula. (985) 386-8815.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

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FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department, 601 W. Coleman Ave.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • CROCHET CLASS BY DIANNE MATHENY: 11 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department. (985) 277-5906.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • ITALIAN FESTIVAL: Friday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 50081 La. 51, Tickfaw. (985) 974-0565 or theitalianfestivalorg.com.

SATURDAY

  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • MI5KE RUN/ WALK: 8:15 a.m., St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 14520 Voss Drive, Hammond. To benefit the Michael Darouse Scholarship Fund at St. Thomas Aquinas High School and the Esophageal Cancer Network. (985) 542-8941 or MI5KE.com.
  • AMITE CITY COMMUNITY MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Catha Park, Amite. amitecitycommunitymarket.blogspot.com.
  • DIABETES & OBESITY COMMUNITY AWARENESS HEALTH WALK: 9 a.m., Zemurray Park, 400 S. Oak St., Hammond. (985) 549-0880.
  • TWEEN MOVIE: Noon to 1:45 p.m., Amite Branch Library.

WII SATURDAY: 1 P.M., PONCHATOULA BRANCH LIBRARY.

  • COCKTAILS FOR A CURE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., 309 North Pine St., Hammond. (985) 351-3123 or kcnq2cure.org/events.

SUNDAY

  • JAZZ BRUNCH: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Chesterton Square, Ponchatoula. (985) 340-9150 or lcdcofhammond.org.

MONDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STROKE SUPPORT GROUP OF HAMMOND: 12:30 p.m., conference room, North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, 1900 S. Morrison Blvd., Hammond. Offers support, socialization and education for stroke survivors and their caregivers. (985) 549-2346 or meghan.savage@selu.edu.
  • TEEN MOVIE: 3:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library. “Alice in Wonderland”.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • CANASTA (HAND/FOOT): 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STORY & DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library.
  • VARIOUS & SUNDRY: 3:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

WEDNESDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • FRENCH: 10 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • TANGIPAHOA PROFESSIONAL WOMEN GENERAL MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Rosaryville, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. $18 advance; $25 door. tangipw.org.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence and Loranger Library branches, and 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • AFTERNOON STORY TIME: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

APRIL 30

  • APRIL ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce, 400 N.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. There will be a donut cake and coffee.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • INTERMEDIATE TO POWERPOINT: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • GREATER HAMMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Oaks Julian Dufreche Center, Hammond. Louisiana University System Presidents will speak on higher education. $25. business.hammondchamber.org.
  • PAGETUNERS: 1 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • INTERMEDIATE TO POWERPOINT: 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class incorporates demonstrations of the American Heart Association’s lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Certification is available. (985) 230-7777.