THURSDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. (225) 567-1441. Also Aug. 28.
  • WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: 12:30 p.m., The Women’s Resource Clinic, 12201 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The group is for women suffering from addiction, depression and abuse where participants can feel safe to share their experiences. Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month. (225) 686-1123.
  • HELP PREVENT CYBERCRIME: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Detective Jeff Beatty, of Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, will discuss cybercrime, financial crime and crimes against the elderly.

PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. CHILDREN AGES 5 AND YOUNGER ARE INVITED TO LISTEN TO STORIES, SING SONGS, MAKE A CRAFT AND ENJOY AN EVENING SNACK AT THE LIBRARY. (225) 665-8118.

LEARN TO COOK FOR COLLEGE: 6 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY WATSON BRANCH, 36581 OUTBACK ROAD, DENHAM SPRINGS. NUTRITIONISTS WILL TEACH TEENS HOW TO PREPARE MEALS USING WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN COLLEGE DORMS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. (225) 664-3963.

FRIDAY

  • ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Registration is required.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.

SATURDAY

  • CAJUN COUNTRY JAM: All day, North Park Arena, Denham Springs. The concert will feature Grammy winners Restless Heart, Doug Stone and Tom Wopat. Tickets are $20. facebook.com/livingstoncajuncountryjam.
  • TRADE DAY: All day, V. Watts Trade Mart, 13060 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The mart holds a trade day every second Saturday of the month, featuring new to vintage items from more than 1,000 people. For details, visit the mart’s Facebook page.
  • 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.
  • SHOP FOR A CAUSE: All day, Macy’s, 6301 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. The department store is teaming up with Livingston Parish 4-H to raise money for charities by selling shopping passes for $5. To purchase a pass, call (225) 686-3020 or email csorenson@agcenter.lsu.edu.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m., Corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. denhamspringsfarmersmarket.com.
  • FAIR CONCESSION BIDDING: 9 a.m., Livingston Parish Fair Office, . Those wishing to sell concessions at the annual fair can bid on stands. (985) 974-0964.
  • BENEFIT FOR ASHLEY BRANHAM: 9:30 a.m., Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North and Springfield roads. The center will sell jambalaya to raise money for Ashley Branham who has cancer. (225) 274-6742.
  • PARTY WITH LEGOS: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Participants can enjoy lego-inspired games and snacks. (225) 698-3015. Also Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. and Watson Branch.
  • CREATE A FRENCH KNITTING MACHINE: 1 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Participants can learn how to make and use a Knitting Nancy, a small handheld device that constructs items out of yarn. The branch will provide the supplies. Registration is required.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • POWERPOINT BASICS: 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.

TUESDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.
  • MULTI-AGE STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.
  • PUBLISHER BASICS: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.
  • CREATE A FRENCH KNITTING MACHINE: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch. Registration is required.
  • DRAWING AND PAINTING CHILDREN’S ART CLASS: 6 p.m., Room 602, South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Denham Springs. Session 1 will begin Tuesday. Other classes in the session will be Sept. 2, 9 and 16. The class is open to children in second through sixth grades. The fee is $40 for members of the Arts Council of Livingston Parish and $45 for others. To register, call (225) 954-2700.
  • DIVERGENT PARTY: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Teens are invited to a party that is inspired by the popular book series, “Divergent” by Veronica Roth.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The board suggests programs, helps pick books for the Young Adult section and volunteers at the library.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main and South branches.
  • ESL CLASS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs Branch. The English As a Second Language class is free.
  • WORD BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.

LEADS FOR LUNCH: 11:30 A.M., GREYSTONE COUNTRY CLUB, 9214 GREYSTONE DRIVE, DENHAM SPRINGS. LIVINGSTON PARISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL HOST THE NETWORKING LUNCHEON. THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS NOON MONDAY AND COSTS $16 FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS AND $20 FOR OTHERS. REGISTRATION AFTER THE DEADLINE IS $20. LIVINGSTON PARISHCHAMBER.ORG.

LEDC MEETING: 11:30 A.M., FORREST GROVE PLANTATION, 8743 STEPHENSON DRIVE, DENHAM SPRINGS. THE LIVINGSTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEETING WILL FEATURE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER JIM DONELON. LUNCH IS $18 PER PERSON. TO RSVP, EMAIL KAYLYNN@LEDC.NET. HTTP://WWW.LEDC.NET/">LEDC.NET.

AUG. 28

  • 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.