THURSDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., walking and 10 a.m. to noon, line dancing, 601 W. Coleman. (985) 277-5906.
  • BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch, 19451 La. 40. The story program is for ages 3 and younger. (985) 878-6224.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch, 101 Avenue F, (985) 229-3596; 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., (985) 386-6554; and 4 p.m., Amite Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., (985) 748-7151. The program is a summer reading program for tweens and includes stories and crafts.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch. The science program is for ages 4 to 7.
  • BOOK LOVERS TALK TIME: 11 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch. The book club is for adults.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St. The club is for teens. (985) 345-3909.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m., Gabriel Building Supply, 501 W. Pine St., Ponchatoula. The Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce will host a networking event. (985) 386-2536 or ponchatoulachamber.com.

FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. The chamber will host a networking event featuring coffee provided by Bill Hood Automotive. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:15 a.m., senior exercise; 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 9:15 a.m., very basic line dancing; and 10:15 a.m., craft social. (985) 277-5906.
  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch and 2 p.m., Loranger Branch. The program will feature puppets, music and comedy.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangiphoa Parish Library Kentwood and Amite branches.
  • FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.

SATURDAY

  • FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. dddhammond.com.

COMMUNITY MARKET DAY: 8 A.M. TO NOON, CATHA PARK, DOWNTOWN AMITE. PATRONS CAN SHOP FOR HOMEMADE AND HOMEGROWN PRODUCTS. AMITECHAMBER.ORG.

  • FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch. Families are invited to watch “Iron Giant.”
  • JAZZ MUSIC: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. Patrons can listen to jazz music on the patio or inside.
  • MUSEUM BENEFIT: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Roussel’s & Company, 177 W. Pine St., Ponchatoula. A benefit will be held for the Collinswood Museum in downtown Ponchatoula. For information, call (985) 386-9097.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • GOLDEN OLDIES MOTOR CLUB’S CRUISE NIGHT: 5 p.m., Hammond Square Mall, near the intersection on Interstate 12 and Southwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond. Residents can enjoy classic cars, oldies rock-n-roll music and food. goldenoldiesmotorclub.com/gomc.
  • REIMERS VARIETY MUSIC SHOW: 6:30 p.m., Reimers Auditorium, 305 E. Charles St., Hammond. The theater holds a show on the second Saturday of each month. Each show features the house band, The Old Guys, who play with guest musicians. (985) 974-1100 or freewebs.com/reimersmusicaltheater.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • BIRD FAIR AND SALE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lion’s Club, 750 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula. Admission is $4, excluding children under 6 who get free admission. For details, visit the event’s Facebook page.
  • CHRISTMAS IN JULY: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Ponchatoula. Patrons can shop early for Christmas and enjoy the decorations in the historic downtown area. Christmas in July will continue Sunday at the same hours. (985) 386-2536 or ponchatoulachamber.com.

MONDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m. senior exercise; and 11 a.m., very basic line dancing.
  • KNIT AND CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. Participants can exchange ideas and knitting skills.
  • MONDAY PERFORMERS: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch. Patrons can watch “Back to the Future Part III.”
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

TUESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., line dancing; and 12:45 p.m., Canasta (hand/foot).
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • TEEN SUMMER READING PROGRAM: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • GAMES AT THE LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • SCRAPBOOKING CLUB: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. Patrons can learn how to preserve memories using scrapbooks. Patrons must bring their own materials.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch. The program is for youths in third- through fifth-grades and includes games and crafts. Space is limited.
  • FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. Families can enjoy a movie of their choosing and have refreshments.
  • PRENATAL III CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega, MD Drive, Hammond. The pregnancy class will focus on relaxation techniques.

WEDNESDAY

  • SUPER SITTER: 8:30 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class explores the responsibilities of babysitting, including first aid and CPR.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., French; 10 a.m., senior exercise; and 11 a.m., very basic line dancing.
  • BABY BOTS: 9:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch and 2 p.m., Kentwood Branch.
  • NERD HERD: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • SUMMER READING CLUB: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch. The club will include Lab Rats and Nerd Herd programs.
  • BOOKMARKS: 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch. Children can make bookmarks.

JULY 17

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians will install child sets and boosters by appointment.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., line dancing.
  • BABY BOTS: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • NERD HERD: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch.
  • LAB RATS: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • PAGETURNERS: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., North Oaks Medical Center. Trained facilitators will lead the Hammond group in coping with mental illness in the family.