THURSDAY

  • CREATIVE AGING: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Senior adults will learn about theater and acting while helping to create and perform an original play.

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

  • PAINT PUMPKINS: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • VIDEO GAMING FOR ADULTS: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.

CASSETTE CASE WALLETS: 6 P.M. TO 7 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH, 8101 LA. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS.

  • INTERMEDIATE 3-D DESIGN: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.

FRIDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. The class covers the basics of accessing and using the Internet. For youths ages 12 and older.
  • PAINT YOUR OWN PUMPKIN: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants should bring pumpkins. Supplies will be provided. The program is for adults only. Registration is required.

SATURDAY

  • TRADE DAY: All day, V. Watts Trade Mart, 13060 Florida Blvd., Livingston. Outdoor shopping.
  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • GARAGE SALE: 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Livingston Council On Aging Senior Center, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs. The event will benefit cancer patient Frith Fontenot. (225) 664-0664.
  • BOOK SALE: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. www.folls.org.
  • JAMBALAYA BENEFIT: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Smokehouse, 35770 Old La. 16, Denham Springs. To benefit Missie Spring Cowart and children. Plates are $6. Funds are being raised for a headstone for a husband and a father killed in a boating accident in May. (225) 324-5318.
  • JUST BY WOMEN ART RECEPTION: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Art by Jackie Braumuller, Leslie Todd, Janelle Trosclai, Kristina Guyban, Cherie Ducote-Breaux, Shannon Sloan, Kathy Tedaldi, Kathy Reeves and Terri Kennedy will be on display until Oct. 31. www.ArtsLivingston.org.

FIT FOR LIFE: 11 A.M. TO NOON, LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY SOUTH BRANCH, 23477 LA. 444, LIVINGSTON. FOR YOUTHS AGES 12-18 TO EXPLORE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE TRENDS, INCLUDING MAKING GOOD EATING CHOICES, STARTING HEALTHY HABITS NOW AND EXERCISING WHEREVER YOU ARE. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 698-3015.

STAR WARS READS DAY: 1 P.M. TO 4 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY WATSON BRANCH, 36581 OUTBACK ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS. AN ALL-AGES EVENT TO CELEBRATE STAR WARS. THE EVENT WILL FEATURE CRAFT ACTIVITIES, TRIVIA AND GAMES. COSTUMES ARE WELCOME.

  • SEW-N-TELL: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish. Seamstresses will recycle a big cotton T-shirt into a nightie. $25.00 or $20.00 for ACLP members. Registration required. (225) 664-1168.
  • FALL FESTIVAL: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Faith Crossing UMC, 34260 Walker North Road, Walker. A pumpkin patch and games will be available. (225) 978-2477.

SUNDAY

  • PUMPKIN PATCH: All day, St. Francis Episcopal Church, 726 Maple St., Denham Springs. The pumpkin patch will run through Oct. 31. (225) 665-2707 or www.stfrands.org.
  • PRAISE THE LORD AND … PASS THE FIDDLE!: 2 p.m., Suma Crossing Theatre, Interstate 12, exit 19, Satsuma. Music will be performed. The event is free.

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 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

PAINT YOUR DREAM: 5 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH. TO CELEBRATE TEEN READ WEEK, YOUTHS AGES 12-18 CAN COME TO THE LIBRARY FOR A HOT SPICED APPLE CIDER DRINK AND LEARN BASIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES . REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 665-8118.

  • INTERMEDIATE INTERNET: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The class covers more advanced Internet usage practices for youths ages 12 and older. Internet Basics is a prerequisite for this class.

TUESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker and Watson Branch.
  • EXCEL BASICS: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The class will teach the student, ages 12 and older, the basic features of Excel along with entering, sorting and computing data.
  • CANNING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Fatemeh Malekian of the Southern University Ag Center will discuss the basics of canning, including procedure and the necessary equipment.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.
  • PAINT YOUR DREAM: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. To celebrate Teen Read Week, youth ages 12-18 can come to the library for a hot spiced apple cider drink and learn basic painting techniques to make a canvas art piece. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.
  • 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. $45 or $40 for ACLP members per session. (225) 954-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. The class covers the basics of accessing and using the Internet.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South and Main Branch.
  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.

PAINT YOUR DREAM: 5 P.M. TO 7 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY WATSON BRANCH. TO CELEBRATE TEEN READ WEEK, YOUTHS AGES 12-18 CAN ATTEND THE EVENT AND RECEIVE A HOT SPICED APPLE CIDER DRINK AND LEARN BASIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 664-3963.

OCT. 16

  • CREATIVE AGING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Senior adults will learn about theater and acting while helping to create and perform an original play.
  • USING SACRAMENTAL RECORDS TO TRACE YOUR ROOTS: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. 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. 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.
  • 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 workshop to increase leadership effectiveness and team performance. Lunch will be provided. The event is free. 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. emeyers909@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, there will be spooky craft-making.