THURSDAY

  • USING SACRAMENTAL RECORDS TO TRACE YOUR ROOTS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. A workshop to teach ways to use sacramental records to research ancestry in southeast Louisiana.

BOOK BABIES: 10 A.M. TO 11 A.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY WATSON BRANCH, 36581 OUTBACK ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS. A PROGRAM DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE CHILDREN AGES 2 AND YOUNGER TO BOOKS AND MUSIC TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO CRAWL AND PLAY.

STORYTIME: 10 A.M. TO 10:30 A.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH, 26941 LA. 43, HAMMOND.

  • BLOOD DRIVE: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Denham Springs Police Department, 447 Lamm St., Denham Springs. All donors receive a free T-shirt. A photo ID required.
  • HOW SMART LEADERS CREATE ENGAGED EMPLOYEES: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd., Walker. A free workshop that aims to increase leadership effectiveness and team performance. Lunch will be provided. http://www.tinyurl.com/LPLTC-10-16-14">www.tinyurl.com/LPLTC-10-16-14.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. A meeting to discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.
  • COMMON CORE MEETING: 6 p.m., Greenwell Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge. Residents of the Livingston Parish, Central and Baton Rouge areas are invited to discuss Common Core’s impact on the educational system. emeyers 909@gmail.com.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • SCARED SILLY PUPPET SHOW: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. After the puppet show, youths can make spooky crafts.

FRIDAY

  • WORD BASICS: 10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Students will learn the basic features of Microsoft Word and how to type and format documents.
  • ART ATTACK: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Antique District, Denham Springs. No sales tax will be charged on original artwork.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. http://www.denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com/">denhamspringsfarmers market.com.
  • BRIDGE TO BRIDGE YARD SALE: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., La. 16 bridge, French Settlement.
  • CLEAN UP RED OAK CEMETERY: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Red Oak Cemetery, Livingston. Those attending should bring cleaning equipment including rakes, shovels, trash bags and any other items needed. (225) 603-4867.
  • WALKER FALL CRAFT SHOW: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Winn Dixie parking lot, Walker South Road, Walker. www.walker.la.us.
  • BENEFIT FOR CANCER PATIENT: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North Road (La. 447) and Springfield Road (La. 1019). To benefit Kenneth Woolsey. Plates of jambalaya, spaghetti and pastalaya will be sold. (225) 939-3540.
  • BASIC JEWELRY-MAKING CLASS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. Supplies will be provided, but participants may bring pieces from home that may be refurbished into something new. The program is free but registration is required. (225) 664-1168.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 3 p.m., to 4 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

SUNDAY

  • FRENCH SETTLEMENT CREOLE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., French Settlement Town Hall Pavilion, 16015 La. 16, French Settlement. The event will feature food, craft booths, games and entertainment.
  • GEEK GUILD: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston.
  • PUBLISHER BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Students will learn the basic features of Microsoft Publisher along with general desktop publishing information.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.
  • OUTDOOR TEDDY BEAR PICNIC: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Participants can bring their favorite teddy bear to the library for games, snacks, songs and a puppet show. Registration is required.

TUESDAY

  • USING SACRAMENTAL RECORDS TO TRACE YOUR ROOTS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The workshop is designed to teach participants how to use sacramental records to research their ancestry in Southeast Louisiana. Registration is required.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • MULTI-AGE STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING: 1 P.M. TO 4 P.M., ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH. PARTICIPANTS WILL NEED A BASIC SET OF OIL PAINTS, BRUSHES, PALETTE PAPER, CANVAS, 11 X 14 OR LARGER, TURPENOID. SUPPLIES CAN BE PROVIDED FOR THE FIRST CLASS FOR $10. $25 OR $20 FOR ACLP MEMBERS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 664-1168.

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL: 2 P.M. TO 4 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH. STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE BASIC FEATURES OF MICROSOFT EXCEL ALONG WITH ENTERING, SORTING, AND COMPUTING DATA.

  • FANTASY GAME: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • PUMPKIN DECORATING AND COSTUME EXCHANGE: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • CHILDREN’S DRAWING AND PAINTING ART CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary, room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Denham Springs. Students should bring No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad no larger than 16 inches by 20 inches. The cost is $45 or $40 for ACLP members per session. (225) 954-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • PLANT SWAP: 10 a.m. to noon, Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. The Livingston Parish Master Gardeners will oversee the plant and seed swap and discuss tips for planting a spring garden.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield and Watson branches.
  • ESL CLASS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South and Main Branches.

OCT. 23

  • ASK-A-LAWYER: 9 a.m. to noon, Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • MYSTERY DINNER THEATER: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Those attending will be given a costume and a character description, complete with secrets only their character will know. Registration is required.(225) 698-3015
  • ADVANCED 3-D DESIGN: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.
  • SCI-FI FAN FAIR: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.