THURSDAY

  • ALTERED BOOKS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Altered books is a mixed-media art form through which a book is transformed into a new object with a new meaning. Participants will cut, tear, glue, paint and stamp to transform old, unused books into new works of art.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. The event will feature stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts.
  • HENNA BODY ART: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Participants will create body art with a henna tattoo. Refreshments will be provided. Teens will need a signed permission form to participate. Call (225) 664-3963.
  • SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Monthly book club meeting. The book is “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce. Refreshments will be served. Call (225) 698-3015.
  • PARACORD BRACELETS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Participants will be taught to create paracord bracelets out of parachute cords. The bracelets were originally used by soldiers as an easy way to carry extra cord in case of emergency, organizers said.

FRIDAY

  • EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Participants will be taught to create an email account, write, send and receive emails.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to 11:55 a.m., 215 Florida Blvd., at the corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. Call (225) 505-3993 or visit www.denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • CANCER BENEFIT: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., The Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North Road, La. 447 and Springfield Road, La. 1019. The event is to benefit area gall bladder cancer patient Brenda Cain to assist with her medical expenses. Call (225) 791-8769.
  • MEN’S & WOMEN’S DOUBLES/COED QUADS: 10 a.m., Laguna Beach Volleyball, 8026 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs.
  • SUMMER MOVIE MATINEE: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The program is for children ages 8 to 11. Snacks will be served.

MONDAY

  • YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAM: 8 a.m., L.M. Lockhart Community Center, Rodeo Drive, Denham Springs. The free program for all ages will continue through July. Volunteers will serve breakfast at 8 a.m. and lunch at noon. No preregistration is required. Call (225) 445-1469.
  • BATON ROUGE YOUTH BALLET: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The group will dance the production “Firebird.” “Firebird” is the Russian legend of a simple hunter who wanders into the garden of an evil monster, falls in love with a captive princess and rescues her with the power of a magical firebird, organizers said.
  • TWEEN CRAFT NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Participants will make crayon art and sun catchers.
  • SOCCER ASSOCIATION TRYOUTS: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., LPSA Soccer Complex/Sidney Hutchinson Park, La. 1029, Walker. www.lpsa.org.

TUESDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Livingston Parish Library, Denham Springs-Walker. The event features stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts. Call (225) 665-8118.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library, Watson. The event will feature stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts. Call (225) 664-3963.
  • MULTI-AGE STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library, Denham Springs-Walker. The event will feature stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts. Call (225) 665-8118.
  • MINECRAFT WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Participants will blow up a “TNT” piñata, make a creeper face or pickax and learn about real caves and mines.
  • EINSTEIN AND ADELAIDE PUPPET SHOW: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. The program is for children ages 6 to 10. The show is based on a true story about Adelaide, a girl who visits her neighbor, Albert Einstein, looking for help with her math homework. Participants also will help with a science experiment.
  • SODA POP SCIENCE: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The program is for children ages 8 to 11. Participants will learn the properties of soda while conducting experiments and creating their own soda.
  • CULINARY AND MEDICAL USES OF HERBS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants will learn to use herbs for culinary and medical purposes. Midwife Emily Trammell will discuss how to grow and harvest herbs and their uses, and will demonstrate how to make a salve.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South and Main branches. The event will feature stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts.
  • MAKING SENSE OF CENTS IN CAREGIVING: Noon to 1:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area will present financial advice for caregivers.
  • MAKE A SCARF MARIONETTE: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Participants will learn to make a simple marionette.
  • TWEEN CRAFT NIGHT: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Participants will make crayon art and sun catchers.

JUNE 5

  • DIY WOOL SERIES: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Participants will learn techniques to create dye from food-safe products. Wool fiber will be provided.
  • EINSTEIN AND ADELAIDE PUPPET SHOW: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. The program is for children ages 6 to 10.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. The event will feature stories read aloud, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts.
  • ‘OZ, THE GREAT AND POWERFUL’: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • MINECRAFT WORKSHOP: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants will blow up a “TNT” piñata, make a creeper face or pickax and learn about real caves and mines.
  • SODA POP SCIENCE: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The program is for children ages 8 to 11.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The club is open to ages 10 to 17. Participants will write for both publication and performance. Call (225) 665-8118.
  • OPEN MIC: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Patrons can sing, recite poetry, tell a story or play instruments in front of a audience.
  • INTRO TO 3-D DESIGN: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The course will teach the basics of Blender, a 3-D design program. A basic to moderate knowledge of computers is required.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Published and unpublished writers of all ages are welcome to join the forum. Call (225) 665-8118.