THURSDAY

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega M.D. Drive, Hammond. Certified child passenger safety technicians will install child and booster seats by appointment. (985) 230-7777
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., line dancing.
  • BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch, 19451 La. 40. The story program is for children, ages 3 and under. (985) 878-6224.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch, 101 Avenue F. (985) 229-3596.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch, 380 North Fifth St. The summer reading program focuses on science for children, ages 4-7. (985) 386-6554.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St. (985) 345-3909.
  • NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., North Oaks Medical Center. Trained facilitators will lead the Hammond group in coping with mental illness in the family. (985) 230-5723.

FRIDAY

  • FINALLY FRIDAY BARREL RACING: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 SE 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: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 8:15 a.m. senior exercise; 9:15 a.m. very basic line dancing.
  • TUMBLING: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch; and 2 p.m., Loranger Branch. Coach Mike will teach tumbling.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch and Amite Branch, 204 NE Central Ave. Call (985) 748-7151 for Amite branch.
  • FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.

SATURDAY

  • RELAY FOR LIFE BARREL RACING: Florida Parishes Arena. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • COMMUNITY MARKET DAY: 8 a.m. to noon, Catha Park, downtown Amite. Patrons can shop for homemade and homegrown products. amitechamber.org.
  • FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: Noon, Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch. Participants can play Wii games on a big-screen television.
  • TRUCK RACE: 6 p.m., Southern Style Racetrack & Mudd Bogg, 56136 Loranger Road, Loranger. The gates will open at 2 p.m. The race will begin at 6 p.m. (985) 878-9343 or southernstyle racetrack-muddbogg.com.

MONDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 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.
  • MONDAY PERFORMERS: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch. Patrons will watch “October Sky,” rated PG.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch. The meeting is for knitters of all skill levels.

TUESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers; 12:45 p.m., Canasta (hand/foot).
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • TEDF ANNUAL LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Florida Parishes Arena. (985) 549-3170 or fparena.com.
  • TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • GAMES @ LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • MANGA/ANIME CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch. The after-school program is for children in third through fifth grades.
  • LA CONNECTION CLASS: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • PRENATAL IV CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class will discuss infant care and includes a tour of the birth facility. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., French; 10 a.m., senior exercise; 11 a.m., very basic line dancing.
  • SUPER SITTER: 8:30 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class explores the responsibilities of baby-sitting and includes a lesson on first aid and CPR. (985) 230-7777.
  • HAMMOND BABY BOTS: 9:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • PORTA PUPPETS: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch; and 2 p.m., Kentwood Branch. The summer reading program will discuss “The Pet Doctor’s Dilemma.”
  • SUMMER READING CLUB: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch. The club will discuss science.
  • VARIOUS AND SUNDRY CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch. The club is for adults. Registration is required.
  • BOOKMARKS: 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • HAMMOND BOOK TALK: 6 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond.

JULY 24

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers.
  • STARTING AND FINANCING YOUR OWN BUSINESS: 9 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. The workshop is sponsored by the Amite Chamber of Commerce.
  • LORANGER BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch; 4 p.m., Amite Branch.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class incorporates demonstrations of the American Heart Association’s lifesaving techniques. (985) 230-7777.