THURSDAY

  • LIBRARY RESOURCES: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library, 204 N.E. Central Ave. The class teaches students how to use library tools to create résumés, prepare for interviews and the best ways to search for jobs over the Internet. Registration is required. (985) 748-7151.

BABY & ME: 10:15 A.M., LORANGER BRANCH LIBRARY, 19451 LA. 40, LORANGER.

STORY TIME: 10:30 A.M., PONCHATOULA BRANCH LIBRARY, 380 N. FIFTH ST., PONCHATOULA.

PAGETUNERS: 1 P.M., HAMMOND BRANCH LIBRARY, 314 E. THOMAS ST. WGNO NEWS WITH A TWIST: 4 P.M., COLLINSWOOD PARK, PONCHATOULA. WGNO NEWS WITH A TWIST WILL FILM LIVE IN THE PARK. WGNO.COM

  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • JOINT AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Florida Parishes Arena. Hammond Chamber of Commerce event sponsored by Progressive Waste Solutions. business.hammondchamber.org

FRIDAY

  • FINALLY FRIDAY OPEN 4D BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite City. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • HAMMOND ART GUILD’S OPEN EXHIBITION RECEPTION: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. An exhibition of work chosen as part of a juried exhibition ranging several different mediums. There will be wine, refreshments and live music by Jim Fournet. Exhibit runs through May 30. hammondarts.org.

SATURDAY

  • NBHA LA06 BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • NUN RUN 5K: 8:30 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula. Patrons are urged to wear a creative nun outfit for the trail run through Rosaryville’s grounds. (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.
  • AMITE CITY COMMUNITY MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Catha Park, Amite. amitecitycommunitymarket.blogspot.com.
  • THE ITALIAN FESTIVAL PAGEANT : 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Student Union Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University campus, Hammond. (985) 974-4900 or theitalianfestivalorg.com.
  • GNARLY BARLEY BREWING ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Noon to 4 p.m., 1709 Corbin Road, Hammond. There will be live music by Will Vance and the Kinfolk. $10. (985) 318-0723 or gnarlybeer.com.
  • TWEEN CLUB: Noon, Amite Branch Library.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • REIMERS VARIETY MUSIC SHOW: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., 305 E. Charles St., Hammond. freewebs.com/reimersmusicaltheater/.

MONDAY

  • THE LOOPY LOOPERS: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Exchange of ideas and knitting skills.
  • TEEN CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • GAME DAY: 4 p.m., Kentwood, 101 Ave. F, Kentwood.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Branch Library and 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library, 290 Pine St., Independence.
  • GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING: Noon to 1 p.m., Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce office, 400 N.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. business.hammondchamber.org/.
  • KENTWOOD FAMILY BINGO: 3:30 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • SOMETHING FOR SIBLINGS CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, Hammond. The class is for the new big brother or sister, ages 3-10, to help him or her adjust to the new baby. Registration required. (985) 230-7777.
  • PRENATAL I CLASS — FAMILIES UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, Hammond. The class focuses on preparing your home for your newborn, pregnancy anatomy, true and false labor, as well as hospital procedures. Registration required. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library, 19451 La. 40, Loranger; 4 p.m., Amite Branch Library and 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • DIABETES EDUCATION MEETING: 3 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, Hammond. A support group for those with diabetes, along with their family members and friends, to share experiences, motivate each other, energize their outlook and renew their commitment. The topic is “Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight — Making Changes or Excuses” with speaker Rachel Johnson. (985) 230-5723.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence and Loranger library branches.
  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, Hammond. There will be a lecture on cardiovascular health and risk factors; and demonstrations of American Heart Association basic life support techniques for choking victims, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Certification is available. (985) 230-7777.
  • WRITER’S NOOK: 6 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.

MAY 14

  • COMPUTER TROUBLESHOOTING: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • LEADS FOR LUNCH: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holiday Inn, 1819 S.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. RSVP by 11:30 a.m. on May 11 for $15 member fee; $20 after.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite and Kentwood Library branches.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.