THURSDAY

  • BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU LUNCHEON: Registration 11:30 a.m., luncheon noon to 1 p.m., Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs. The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana will host the annual Parish-to-Parish luncheon. $18. Registration is required. bbb.org/baton-rouge.
  • WII U MARIO PARTY: 11:30 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Call (225) 567-1441
  • PUPPETRY WORKSHOP: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs. Call (225) 665-8118.
  • CHARACTER DESIGN AND CHOCOLATE: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • NEW GAMING CONSOLES PARTY: 6 p.m., Main Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Call (225) 686-2436.
  • Friday
  • ALBANY SPRING PLAY DAY : 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany High School, Albany. For children ages 4-12. There will be inflatables, games, pizza, snacks, movies and more. $25 per child; siblings $20. (225) 567-9319.
  • COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Main Library Branch.
  • PLANT EXCHANGE: 11 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. (225) 567-1441.
  • USO SWING DANCE AND SHOW: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Old South Jamboree, 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. $10. (225) 315-3776 or reliveww2.com.

SATURDAY

  • FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, corner of Florida Avenue and Hummell Street, Denham Springs.

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BENEFIT FOR COY CHILDERS: 9:30 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M., FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY BENEFIT CENTER. TO BENEFIT FRANCIS PORTA MEDICAL EXPENSES. (225) 665-5744. TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR

ART BY PAT ZELLER: 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M., ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY, 133 N. HUMMELL ST., DENHAM SPRINGS. AN ART EXHIBIT. ARTSLIVINGSTON.ORG.

  • RAISING CHICKENS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Chris Frink will discuss the ease and benefits of keeping backyard chickens. (225) 664-3963.
  • “SEW-N-TELL”: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Arts Council, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Participants, ages 9 and older, will create drawstring bags. (225) 664-1168 or ArtsLivingston.org.

SUNDAY

  • MUSIC SERVICE: 11 a.m., Historic Macedonia Baptist Church, La. 1036, Holden. Dale and Rhonda Inman will perform. (225) 664-4448.

MONDAY

  • STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • SHIBORI TIE DYE: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • PHOTOMONTAGE: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs.
  • SONGS AND STORIES OF THE CIVIL WAR WITH BOBBY HORTON: 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • INTERMEDIATE EXCEL: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • SPRING DREAMS PUPPET SHOW: 5 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • CHILDREN’S SPRING 2015 DRAWING AND PAINTING ART CLASSES: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., room 602, South Live Oak Elementary. Students should bring No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad no larger than 16 inches by 20 inches. $40-$45. Registration required. (225) 954-2700.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson, South and Main Library branches.

APRIL 16

  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. A story time program to introduce babies to books. (225) 664-3963.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • WEST FLORIDA—COLONY TO REPUBLIC: 6 p.m., Main Library Branch.
  • SURVIVING CHILD ABUSE: 6 p.m., Call for location. A free class for women sexual child abuse survivors, ages 18 and older. Through June 4. (225) 665-4673.
  • LOUISIANA FAIS DO-DO: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.