THURSDAY

  • JEWELRY SALE: 7 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega M.D. Drive, Hammond. The gift shop will have a jewelry sale. Proceeds will benefit the center’s projects. (985) 230-6881.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for beginners, intermediate and advanced dancers.
  • BABY BOTS AWARDS: 9:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch, 314 E. Thomas St., Hammond. (985) 345-3909.
  • END OF THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM PARTY: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite. The party is for adults. (985) 748-7151.
  • HAMMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Hammond Chamber of Commerce, 310 E. Charles St., Hammond. The speaker for July’s meeting will be Kweilyn Murphy, a meteorologist, who will speak on “Hurricane Preparedness.” Registration is $20 if sent by Friday and $25 after Friday. To register, email Lynze Tate at ltate@hammondchamber.org.
  • PUBERTY CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Body Beautiful I Class is designed for girls in fourth and fifth grades. (985) 230-7777.

FRIDAY

  • FINALLY FRIDAY 4D BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite. The arena holds a variety of different rodeo barrel races where a horse is raced around an obstacle course of barrels. For the time and other details, call (985) 748-5914. fparena.com.
  • JEWELRY SALE: 7 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The gift shop will have a jewelry sale. Proceeds will benefit the center’s projects. (985) 230-6881.
  • COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. The chamber will host a networking event featuring coffee provided by Bill Hood Automotive. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 8:15 a.m. senior exercise; 9:15 a.m. very basic line dancing.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • PIPER’S CLOSET CHILDREN’S RESALE EVENT: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Formerly the Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1701 W. Thomas St., Hammond. The Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center’s first resale event will give people the opportunity to consign and/or buy gently-used children’s clothes, shoes, toys, furniture or books. Consignors will earn up to 70 percent on items they resell and volunteers will get a bigger percentage. Both will have access to a pre-sale event at 8 a.m. Friday. To register, call (985) 340-9150 or visit lcdcofhammond.org.

FRIDAY-WEDNESDAY

  • DIXIE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES: Friday through Wednesday, Ponchatoula Area Recreation District No. 1, 19030 Ponchatoula Park Drive, Ponchatoula. The event is a girls’ softball tournament. (985) 370-7273 or pard1.com.

SATURDAY

  • FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, downtown Hammond. dddhammond.com.
  • COMMUNITY MARKET DAY: 8 a.m. to noon, Catha Park, downtown Amite. Patrons can shop for homemade and homegrown products. amitechamber.org.
  • FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: Noon, Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch.
  • WII SATURDAY: 1 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula. Play Wii games on a big screen. (985) 386-6554.
  • RUN FOR THE PEARL BARREL RACE: Florida Parishes Arena. The arena holds a variety of different rodeo barrel races where a horse is raced around an obstacle course of barrels. For the time and other details, call (985) 748-5914. fparena.com.

MONDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., senior exercise; 11 a.m. very basic line dancing.
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

TUESDAY

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking and basic computer class; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for intermediate and advanced dancers; 12:45 p.m., Canasta (hand/foot).
  • BROWN BAG LUNCHEON: Noon, Ponchatoula Rotary Hut in Memorial Park, 300 N. Sixth St., Ponchatoula. The Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce will hold a free seminar luncheon featuring Ponchatoula Mayor Bob Zabbia, who will give a State of the City address. Lunch will be provided. Reservations are required by calling (985) 386-2536. ponchatoulachamber.com.
  • FAMILY BINGO: 2 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Kentwood Branch, 101 Avenue F, Kentwood. (985) 229-3596.
  • LA CONNECTION CLASS: 5:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch. Learn about social media.
  • CITY COUNCIL MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Hammond City Council Chambers. hammond.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • HAM’ND EGGS: 7:30 a.m., First Community Bank, 600 S.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. The monthly networking event by the Hammond Chamber of Commerce generally takes place the first Wednesday of the month at various locations. Admission is free. (985) 345-4457 or hammondchamber.org.
  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking; 10 a.m., French; 10 a.m., senior exercise; 11 a.m., very basic line dancing.

AUG. 7

  • HAMMOND RECREATION DEPARTMENT: 8:30 a.m., gym walking and basic computer class; and 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., line dancing for intermediate and advanced dancers.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FIRST AID CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. An instructor will train students how to recognize and care for victims of illnesses and sudden emergencies. (985) 230-7777.