THURSDAY

  • SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch. Members will discuss “Where’d You Go Bernadette” by Maria Semple.
  • CASSETTE TAPE WALLET CRAFT: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants will listen to 80s music while making wallets out of cassette tape cases. Registration is required.

FRIDAY

  • WORD BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Carter Plantation Golf Resort, 23475 Carter Trace, Springfield. Participants will listen to swamp pop and zydeco music during the event, which will feature an open bar and local cuisine at the celebration. Admission is $60 per person. To purchase tickets, call (225) 294-9860 or (225) 294-7555.

SATURDAY

  • TICKFAW SATURDAYS: All day, Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. The park will host activities throughout the day, including Wild Crafts for Kids at 11 a.m., Nature Naturally at 1:30 p.m. and Wildlife Theatre at 3 p.m. (225) 294-5020.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m., Corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. http://www.denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com/">denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • LEGO PARTY: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Participants can play Lego-inspired games and snacks.

TUESDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • MULTI-AGE STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • EXCEL BASICS: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.
  • ACTING FOR KIDS KONFIDENCE: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Children will learn acting and improvisation to boost their confidence. Registration is required.
  • TEEN ANIME CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Patrons can learn about Japanese culture.
  • ADULT GAMING NIGHT: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Registration is required.
  • FINANCIAL PEACE: 7 p.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Faith Formation Center, Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs. The program teaches how to beat debt and build wealth. To pre-register, call (225) 665-5359 or email adulteducation@icc-msh.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main and South branches.
  • SHARING THE JOURNEY: Noon, Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Representatives from the Alzheimer’s Service of the Capital Area will lead a free educational workshop for caregivers and dementia patients. Registration is required.

SEPT. 4

  • BOOK BABIES: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. The new monthly program will introduce babies, ages 2 and younger, to books and music.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.
  • WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: 12:30 p.m., Women’s Resource Clinic, 12201 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The support group is for women suffering from addiction, depression or abuse. Free clothing will be available. (225) 686-1123.
  • GROWING YOUR BUSINESS: 1 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Local business owners are invited to a seminar on Louisiana Workforce Commission resources for small businesses.
  • YOUNG WRITER’S CLUB: 5 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The club is open to writers, ages 10 to 18.
  • OPEN MIC NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • 3-D DESIGN BASICS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Registration is required.
  • WRITER’S CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The club is for writers, ages 18 and older.