THURSDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond.

YO-HEAUX INDIGEAUX: 10 A.M., SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY, 23477 LA. 444, LIVINGSTON. WENDY WOODS AND SHERRY MARTIN, AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR OF YO-HEAUX INDIGEAUX, WILL PRESENT A STORY TIME READING OF THEIR BOOK. ALSO CREATE A PIRATE CRAFT AND ENJOY REFRESHMENTS. COPIES OF THE BOOK AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AND SIGNING. CALL (225) 698-3015.

VILLAINS UNLEASHED: 2 P.M., ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH LIBRARY. FOR AGES 12 TO 18, UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF BATMAN’S ARCHENEMIES IN LIFE-SIZED GAME OF CLUE. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 567-1441.

3-D DESIGN BOOT CAMP: 6 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M., MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON. A FOUR-PART SERIES ON AUTOCAD SOFTWARE TO CREATE 3-D DESIGNS. THE SERIES WILL INCLUDE TWO CLASSES TAUGHT BY CRAIG BILLINGS, OF ACADIAN ROBOTICS, FOLLOWED BY TWO DAYS OF FREE LAB TIME. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

FRIDAY

  • CHAMBER 101: 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, 248 Veterans Blvd., Denham Springs. A comprehensive membership orientation. In this session participants will be taught about the chamber mission, member benefits, meetings and networking events, committees, sponsorships and how to maximize the benefits of one’s chamber investment. Reservations required. livingstonparishchamber.org.
  • EXERCISE FOR SENIORS: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Led by a certified physical therapist. (225) 665-8118.
  • REPURPOSED COMIC BOOK CRAFTS: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Main Branch Library. Participants will learn to upcycle old comics into awesome jewelry or art. Registration is required. (225) 686-2436.
  • FIREFIGHTER RESCUE COURSE: 10 a.m., Watson Branch Library. Patrons will see a fire truck, meet firemen, experience a simulated fire in the Fire Safety Trailer and learn about fire safety with crafts, games and a video. A snack will be served.
  • INTRO TO MICROSOFT WORD: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library. The class will give an overview of Microsoft Word. Patrons will create, format and save a document. Basic computer knowledge is needed before taking this class.
  • EXERCISE FOR SENIORS: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Led by a certified physical therapist. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.
  • STEAK COOKING CONTEST: Juniors Meat Market, 17050 High Water Road, French Settlement. Steak, pork and stuffed potato cooking contests. $20 entry fee for each category. (225) 328-6735.
  • FITNESS GAMES FOR KIDS: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. There will be Wii Zumba, Just Dance and other fitness video games. Games recommended for ages 7 through 12, but all ages are welcome. (225) 665-8118.

HOME BREW BASICS: 2 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. PRESENTED BY LA HOMEBREW, THE EVENT IS A DISCUSSION ON THE HISTORY OF BREWING, THE CURRENT STATE OF BREWING AND DIFFERENT STYLES OF BEER. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 665-8118.

SUNDAY

  • INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: 5 p.m., Springfield. There will be fireworks, a car, bike and jeep show, food and other activities. livingstontourism.com.

MONDAY

  • STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library.
  • MURDER MYSTERY ACTING CLASS: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library. For anyone who is interested in performing in Murder Mystery Dinner programs at the library.

LEGEND OF ZELDA: 3 P.M. AND 6 P.M., DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH LIBRARY. FOR CHILDREN, AGES 6 TO 11, TO FOLLOW LINK’S QUEST THROUGH FASHIONING VALUABLE ARTIFACTS, HUNTING FOR TREASURE CHESTS, DEFEATING ENEMIES IN GAMEPLAY AND VISITING THE FAIRY FOR GIFTS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 665-8118 OR MYLPL.INFO.

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY

  • ADULT OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. Basic still life demonstrating oil painting techniques while teaching design principles with instructor Paulette Ferguson. Students will need three bristle brushes, #10 flat, #4 filbert, #1 or 2 round, 12” x 18” cotton stretched canvas or 12: x 12” gallery wrapped canvas. $125 with supplies or $100 with own supplies. Registration required. (225) 664-1168.

TUESDAY

  • HARVEY RABBIT & FRIENDS: 10 a.m., Main Branch Library and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. A variety show for all ages with songs, games and magic.
  • ELEMENTAL SUPERHERO: 5:30 p.m., South Branch Library. For children, ages 12 to 18, to choose a periodic element and create a superhero. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015 or mylpl.info.
  • HEROES ANONYMOUS: 5:30 p.m., Watson Branch Library. For children, ages 12 to 18, to create superhero masks, insignias, headbands and cuffs. Registration is required. (225) 664-3963 or mylpl.info.
  • ONE ON ONE TECH HELP: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. 30-minute technical assistance sessions, by appointment. (225) 665-8118 or mylpl.info.

WEDNESDAY

  • HARVEY RABBIT: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library and 2 p.m., Watson Branch Library. A variety show for all ages with songs, games and magic.

STORYTIME: 10 A.M., SOUTH, WATSON AND MAIN LIBRARY BRANCHES.

  • VILLAIN VILLAGE: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. A menagerie of Disney villains in a life-size adaptation of Candy Land. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.
  • SUNSHINE STRUMMERS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. A six-week course for tweens, designed to teach the basics of how to play a ukulele. Ukuleles will be provided to the patron for the duration of the course. Registration is required. (225) 665-8118.

THURSDAY

  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m., Watson Branch Library. A monthly program designed specifically for children, ages 2 and younger, to be introduced to books and music, while being encouraged to crawl and play.
  • HARVEY RABBIT: 10 a.m., South Branch Library. A variety show for all ages with songs, games and magic.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library.
  • SUPERHERO PLAY: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. ‘An evil villain has stolen the library’s stories, and Super Librarian needs your help to get them back.’ For children, ages 3 and older.
  • VILLAIN MOVIE: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library. A PG-rated movie and a craft. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. Open to anyone between the ages of 10 and 17, with the goal of writing for both publication and performance. (225) 665-8118.
  • TRIVIAL PURSUIT FANDOM BATTLE: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Branch Library. Patrons will compete against other teams in a larger than life game of Trivial Pursuit Fandom Battle.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library. For writers of all ages and levels to share writing and provide each other with feedback. (225) 665-8118.