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

  • VETERANS BREAKFAST: 8:30 a.m., city of Hammond Recreation Department, 601 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond. Reservations required (985) 277-5906.
  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • 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.
  • WHAT’S COOKIN’: 6:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Recipe swap.
  • IMPAIRED FACULTIES: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Southeastern University Campus. Southeastern faculty member band. The cost is $12 adults and $5 for children.

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.
  • CRAFT SOCIAL: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • IT WAS THE ’80S: 7:30 p.m., Vonnie Borden Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University Campus. The cost is $5. A 1980s prom will follow; $10 or $15 for couples.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

SATURDAY

  • 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.
  • NBHA LA06 BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-5914 or www.fparena.com.
  • PARTY IN THE PITS BBQ COOKOFF: 11 a.m., Ponchatoula Memorial Park, 301 N. Sixth St., Ponchatoula. The event will feature over $5000 in cash prizes.
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING: Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. www.selu.edu/homecoming.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m. Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • ‘LET’S LION UP WITH ROOMIE!’ BOOK SIGNING: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Southeastern Bookstore, Southeastern Louisiana University. Roomie, the mascot for Southeastern, may visit to put his signature paw prints on a few books, school officials said.
  • GNARLY BARLEY Q: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., 1709 Corbin Road, Hammond. www.eventbrite.com/e/gnarlybarleyq-grand-tour- tickets-12872382643.
  • LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University. $20-$35.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • OLD FARMERS DAY & HORSE PULLING CONTEST: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 15636 Loranger Road., Loranger. (985) 878-2360 or www.oldfarmersday.com.

SUNDAY

  • SOUTHERN HORSEMAN ORGANIZATION: Florida Parishes Arena. (985) 748.5914 or www.fparena.com.
  • MASTERS OF SOUL: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University. $20-$34.

MONDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 NE Central Ave., Amite City.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • 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.
  • CANASTA: 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • SCRAPBOOKING CLUB: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • STORY DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence Branch, 290 S. Pine St., Independence.
  • VARIOUS & SUNDRY CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • BODY BEAUTIFUL II: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15770 Medical Center Drive, Hammond. The class is designed for girls, grades 6-9, and is geared to boosting self-esteem, dealing with emotions and teaching young ladies how to resist peer pressure. Registration is required. (985) 230-7777.
  • SOUTHEASTERN GUITAR QUARTET: 7:30 p.m., Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University. The event is free.

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.
  • VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., city of Hammond Recreation Department.
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Loranger Branch, 19451 La. 40, Loranger.
  • HOME-SCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Independence and Loranger Branches.
  • STORY TIME: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.

OCT. 23

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