ONGOING

  • THE GREAT PUMPKIN PATCH: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31, 19354 Rolling Pines Drive, Amite. (985) 517-1690.

THURSDAY

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

2014 UPDATES FOR TAX PREPARERS, CPAS AND ENROLLED AGENTS: 9 A.M. TO NOON, SOUTHEASTERN’S UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROOM 133, 800 W. UNIVERSITY AVE., HAMMOND. $20. WWW.SOUTHEASTERN.EDU/SBDC.

  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.

BABY & ME: 10:15 A.M. TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY LORANGER BRANCH, 19451 LA. 40, LORANGER.

STORYTIME: 10:30 A.M., TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY PONCHATOULA BRANCH, 380 N. FIFTH ST., PONCHATOULA.

  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class incorporates demonstrations of the American Heart Association’s lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Certification is available. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777.
  • LOSE WEIGHT WITH IDEAL YOU!: 5:30 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, room C, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A free informational four-phase, medically supervised weight loss program. Registration is required. (985) 230-1880.

BOOKTALK: 6 P.M., TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY HAMMOND BRANCH, 314 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND.

  • SOUTHEASTERN WIND SYMPHONY: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University. The cost is $2-$14.

FRIDAY

  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. The chamber will host a networking event. (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.
  • SEWING SOCIETY: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • HOLY GHOST PARISH FAIR: Friday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Holy Ghost Campus, 507 N. Oak St., Hammond. (985) 345-0977 or www.tangi2.fireflygadget.com.

SATURDAY

  • HOTRODS & HANDLEBARS POKER RUN, CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW: 8 a.m., downtown Hammond. (985) 549-0836.
  • FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. ddd hammond.com.
  • COMMUNITY MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Catha Park, downtown Amite. Patrons can shop for homemade and homegrown products. amitechamber.org.
  • CLAUSEN RACING SWAP MEET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 55351 La. 51, Independence. (985) 878-6982.
  • CRUISIN’ THE TRACKS CAR SHOW: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., La. 51, Independence. (985) 320-6007.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

MONDAY

  • GRAND OPENING-LEKOTEK AND SNOEZELEN: Southeastern Louisiana University. A sensory demonstration project designed to make the world of play accessible to all children.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite.
  • STROKE SUPPORT GROUP: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, conference room, 1900 S. Morrison Blvd., Hammond. Free. (985) 249-2346.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

TUESDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • BASIC COMPUTER CLASS: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch, 101 Avenue F, Kentwood.
  • RIDERS ON THE ORPHAN TRAIN: Noon to 2 p.m., Teacher Education Center, KIVA, Southeastern Louisiana University. A multimedia presentation of the 250,000 orphans put on trains between 1854 and 1929.
  • CANASTA: 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • MANGA CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • STORY DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence Branch, 290 S. Pine St., Independence.
  • HOW MONEY WORKS: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • FRENCH: 10 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • ADULT BINGO: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • HOMESCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • LECTURE-MAMMA’S BROWN SUGAR: Noon to 2 p.m., Teacher Education Center, KIVA. Author Dr. Celina Echols will present.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence and Loranger Branches.
  • STORY TIME: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.

OCT. 30

  • AGRITOURISM WORKSHOP: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., LSU Agricultural Center’s Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Highway, Hammond. (985) 748-9381 or www.lsuagcenter.com/agritourism.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • BABY & ME: 10:15 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • FALL DINNER AND DANCE: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Southeastern University Lab School gymnasium. A dance for adults with disabilities.