THURSDAY

  • BABY AND ME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • TANGIPAHOA PARISH FAIR: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., 400 Reid Ave., Amite.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library. Activities, crafts and books focused around a central theme for ages 6-10.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • LIBRARY TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library. Visit the library for games, food and fun. Ages 13-18.
  • PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

FRIDAY

THE QUACKY QUILTERS: 9 A.M., AMITE BRANCH LIBRARY. LEARN ABOUT THE BASICS AND EXCHANGE IDEAS ABOUT QUILTING.

  • COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE: 10 a.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce, 400 NW. Railroad Ave., Hammond.
  • AMBASSADOR COUNCIL MEETING: 11 a.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce.
  • INDY TEENS: 4 p.m., Independence Branch Library. Ages 12-17 will enjoy book and media related crafts and games.
  • MIKE VAUGHN MINISTRIES CONCERT: 6 p.m., 13101 La. 442 W., Tickfaw.
  • RISE HAUNTED HOUSE & ZOMBIE PAINTBALL: 7 p.m. to midnight, Rise Haunted House, 10342 La. 442, Tickfaw.
  • DOMINOS: 9:30 p.m., Warehouse 140 Restaurant & Saloon, 140 N. Baronne St., Ponchatoula.

SATURDAY

  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond.
  • NBHA LA06 BARREL RACE: noon, Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW. Central Ave., Amite.
  • TEEN AND TWEEN WII DAY: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library. Wii games.
  • WII SATURDAY FOR ALL AGES: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • MEGAN LINSEY: 10 p.m., Warehouse 140 Restaurant & Saloon, 140 N. Baronne St., Ponchatoula.

MONDAY

  • THE LOOPY LOOPERS: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Exchange of ideas and knitting skills.
  • KNITTING: 2 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library. Bring needles and yarn and learn how to knit.
  • TEEN GAME DAY: 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • OUT OF THE ORDINARY: 4:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library. A Sci-Fi and Fantasy Club. Join us for activities, discussions, and movies. Ages 13 and up.
  • SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: 6 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library. Dr. Robison, a local historian, will present Queens, Wives, Heretics, and Traitors: The Royal Women of Tudor England.

TUESDAY

  • NON-DUES REVENUE COMMITTEE: 8 a.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce.
  • BABY & ME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 3:30 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • STORY & DISCOVERY TIME: 4 p.m., Independence Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library. Come join us for games, crafts and fun activities. Kids ages 8-12.
  • FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 4:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • SOCIAL SECURITY & RETIREMENT PLANNING: 6 p.m., Amite Branch Library.

WEDNESDAY

  • HAM’ND EGGS: 7:30 a.m., Regina Coeli Child Development Center, 22476 La. 190, Robert.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Independence Branch Library. Students ages 8-12 will take stories in new directions with crafts, games, movies and more.
  • TWEEN CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, 15790 Medical Center Drive, Hammond. This class incorporates demonstrations of the American Heart Association’s lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants.

OCT. 8

  • CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS: 8 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, 15790 Medical Center Drive, Hammond. Certified child passenger safety technicians are available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and boosters. They will also provide instruction on how to properly install the seat.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • BOOK LOVERS TALK TIME: 11 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library. Activities, crafts and books focused around a central theme for ages 6-10.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • LIBRARY TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library. Ages 13-18.
  • SECOND ANNUAL HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO: 4:30 p.m., North Cypress Fitness Center All American Healthcare, 303 W. Minnesota Park Road, Hammond. This event is free and open to the public.
  • HAMMOND HORROR FEST FREAKY FILM FEST: 5 p.m., Wyatt’s Comics and Cards, 14203 W. University Ave., Hammond. A special screening of one of your favorite Halloween films. $5 in costume, $10 not in costume.
  • PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library. For teens.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m., Microtel Inn & Suites, 727 W. Pine St., Ponchatoula. For more information, call the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce office at (985) 386-2536.
  • PRENATAL CLASS BREASTFEEDING: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. This is a free class for parents who may be considering breastfeeding or who have already decided to breastfeed their baby. Topics include positioning the baby properly, nutrition, pumping and storing breastmilk and the benefits of breastfeeding.