THURSDAY

  • INTRODUCTION TO MS WORD PART 1 & 2: 10 a.m. to noon, and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Class will cover the basic terms of MS Word 2010 and also show students how to create fliers, insert clip art, change font colors and more.

AUGUST LEADS 4 LUNCH: 11:30 A.M. TO 1 P.M., HOLIDAY INN, 1819 S.W. RAILROAD AVE., HAMMOND. REGISTRATION $20. MMOSHER@HAMMONDCHAMBER.ORG.

  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m., Cafe Nola, 1625 U.S. 51, Ponchatoula. An evening of networking, conversation and business.

FRIDAY

  • INDY TEENS: 4 p.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 Pine St., Independence. Ages 12-17.

20TH ANNUAL HOT AUGUST NIGHT: 6 P.M. TO 10 P.M. A WINE STROLL TO VISIT HAMMOND’S WIDE RANGE OF BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (985) 277-5681.

SATURDAY

  • WII-U: 10:30 a.m., Independence Library Branch. Games and popcorn.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula. All ages welcome.

MONDAY

  • THE LOOPY LOOPERS: 9 a.m., Amite Library Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite. Exchange of ideas and knitting skills.
  • TEEN GAME DAY: 4 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch, 101 Avenue F. Teen movie night and games. Movies will be rated PG-13.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. A gathering of knitters, both accomplished and new learners.

TUESDAY

  • BABY AND ME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Library Branch. Ages 3 and under.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 3:30 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch.
  • STORY AND DISCOVERY TIME: 4 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Ages 4 to 7. Enjoy stories, games, crafts and related activities.
  • THE LOOPY LOOPERS: 4 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Learn the basics and share ideas about crochet and knitting.
  • SOMETHING FOR SIBLINGS CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15770 Medical Center Drive. This class is for the new big brother or sister. Ages 3 to 10.

WEDNESDAY

  • BABY AND ME: 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Ages 3 and under.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch. Stories and crafts. Ages 3 to 7.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Loranger Library Branch, 19451 La. 40. After-school program.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Games and activities.

THURSDAY

  • INTERMEDIATE WORD: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Continue exploration of Microsoft Word 2010.
  • BABY AND ME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch. After-school program.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FIRST AID CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15770 Medical Center Drive. A certified instructor will train residents to become familiar with how to recognize and care for victims of illnesses and sudden emergencies. Upon proper demonstration of all skills outlined in the course, participants will receive a card signifying successful completion valid for two years.
  • BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15770 Medical Center Drive. This class is for parents who may be considering breastfeeding or who have already decided to breast feed their baby. Topics include positioning the baby properly, nutrition, pumping and storing breast milk and the benefits of breastfeeding.