THURSDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department, 601 W. Coleman Ave.

BABY AND ME: 9:30 A.M., HAMMOND BRANCH LIBRARY, 314 EAST THOMAS ST.

  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department. For beginner-, intermediate- and advanced-level dancers.

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

TEEN CLUB: 3:30 P.M., LORANGER BRANCH LIBRARY, 19451 LA. 40, AND 4 P.M., PONCHATOULA BRANCH LIBRARY.

FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • CRAFT SOCIAL – PAPER JEWELRY PART II: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department. (985) 277-5906.
  • BENEFIT CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Pottle Music Auditorium, 310 Ned McGehee Drive, Hammond. Former Broadway star Ivan Rutherford will perform for Southeastern Louisiana University’s Wind Symphony and during its upcoming performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. connect.southeastern.edu/rutherford.
  • FEBRUARY FUN FEVER: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Chesterton Square, Ponchatoula. The Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce will host its annual fundraiser for billboards. The event will include food, drinks, music, silent and live auctions and games and a raffle. The cost is $20. (985) 386-2536.

SATURDAY

WII SATURDAY: 10 A.M., INDEPENDENCE BRANCH LIBRARY, 290 S. PINE ST.; AND 1 P.M., PONCHATOULA BRANCH LIBRARY.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL BALL: 7 P.M. TO 11 P.M., MATER DOLOROSA GYM, 509 PINE ST., INDEPENDENCE. (985) 974-0565 OR THEITALIANFESTIVALORG.COM.

MONDAY

  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library, 204 N.E. Central Ave.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.

TUESDAY

  • BABY & ME: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • STORY AND DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library.
  • PRENATAL I CLASS - FAMILIES UNDER CONSTRUCTION: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class focuses on preparing one’s home for a newborn, pregnancy anatomy, true and false labor and hospital procedures. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • BINGO: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Independence Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence and Loranger branch libraries; and 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • DIABETES EDUCATION MEETING: 3 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A support group for people with diabetes and their family members and friends to share experiences, motivate each other, energize their outlook and renew their commitment to managing the disease. The topic will be Incorporating Your Favorite Foods with speaker Lauren Wilson. (985) 230-5723 or northoaks.org.
  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR COURSE: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. 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. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.

MARCH 5

  • BABY AND ME: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Branch Library.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
  • YARN LOVERS: 2 p.m., Loranger Branch Library.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.