THURSDAY

  • VITA TAX PREP: 9:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. This event offers free 2015 tax preparation for participants with low to moderate incomes.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • MARDI GRAS BEAD ART: 5:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Learn how to make a mosaic using a few simple materials and Mardi Gras beads. Registration required.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

PADDINGTON’S MAGIC SHOW: 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. JOIN FOR AN INTERACTIVE PUPPET SHOW FEATURING PADDINGTON BEAR.

FRIDAY

  • EXERCISE FOR SENIORS: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. A certified physical therapist leads a workout that will help keep up heart health, maintain muscle tone and increase flexibility.

SATURDAY

  • DENHAM SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, New Covenant Church, 215 S.E. Florida Ave., Denham Springs.
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH SOCCER ASSOCIATION SPRING REGISTRATION: 9 a.m., Academy Sports at Juban Crossing, 9997 Crossing Way, No. 800, Denham Springs. A copy of the player’s birth certificate is required for all new players. Registration forms and online registration are located atText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color www.lpsa.org.
  • ARTISTS MARKETING — BEYOND THE BASICS: 10 a.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Bring ideas to share about marketing and expanding art careers.
  • HEALTHY START TO A NEW YEAR: 10:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. Representatives from Southeast Community Health Systems will be present to discuss healthy eating, dental care and behavioral health, as well as provide blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol checks. Health care navigators also will be onsite to help those applying for Affordable Care Act coverage.

YOGA CLASS: NOON, ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY. A FREE YOGA CLASS WITH INSTRUCTOR NIA WHITE. BRING A YOGA MAT AND WATER BOTTLE. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • WORD BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Students will learn the basic features of Word and how to type and format documents.
  • VITA TAX PREP: 5:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. Free 2015 tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate incomes.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • CREATE A THEREMIN WITH ARDUINO: 6 p.m., Main Branch Library. Learn how to make music with Arduino, including playing scales and making your own Theremin.
  • FLY TYING CLASS: 6 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, 175 Bass Pro Blvd., Denham Springs. Join experts and learn all the ins and outs of fly tying.

WEDNESDAY

  • DOMINOES CLUB: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Branch and Watson Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library.
  • ANNUAL MEETING & AWARDS LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs. State of Business address/annual luncheon and swearing in of the 2016 Chamber Board of Directors. RSVP required.

JAN. 28

  • VITA TAX PREP: 9:15 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Free 2015 tax preparation for participants with a low to moderate incomes.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • SIT AND SEW: 3:30 p.m., Main Branch Library. Bring a sandwich and a project or two and spend some creative time with friends. Registration required.
  • VITA TAX PREP: 5:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library and Main Branch Library. Free 2015 tax preparation for participants with low to moderate incomes.