A night of music and stories for all ages at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library begins at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The evening includes stories read aloud, a puppet show and musical instruments for kids to explore and play.

Call the library at (225) 665-8118 for details.

Publisher basics

Teens and pre teens age 12 and older can learn the basics of Microsoft Publisher and general desktop publishing information from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing program used to create newsletters, brochures, banners, greeting cards and other types of print media.

Register by calling (225) 665-8118 or visiting http://bit.ly/1iAl65P .

Sit down and sew

Sit and Sew — four hours of uninterrupted sewing — starts at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

Participants can start projects they have been meaning to make, finish projects in progress or learn something new. Bring your own machine, sewing supplies and any materials you may need. A couple of Livingston Parish Library sewing machines will be available for use.

Registration is required due to limited space. Call (225) 686-2436 or visit http://bit.ly/1VQCUrG to register.

Giant Jenga challenge

The Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library will host a giant Jenga challenge at 6 p.m. Sept. 24.

Space is limited, so registration is required; call (225) 567-1441 or register online at http://bit.ly/1FA5bJG.

Live Oak Fun Run

Live Oak High School in Watson will host its fifth annual 5K and 1-mile Fun Run around campus and area neighborhoods on Sept. 26.

The route includes Outback Road, Pink Graves Road and Easterly Lakes.

New this year will be the Eagle Dash, a 100-yard dash on Eagle Turf on campus.

The race starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 26 with a 1-mile fun run. There’s a post-race party with food, beverages and music. Awards will be presented.

To register, visit register.cajuntiming.com or pick up an entry form at LOHS, Oak Point Fresh Market or Pizza Place.

For information, call Bobbi Jo Guerin at (225) 667-5403 or email bobbi.guerin@lpsb.org.

Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998; or email, livingston @theadvocate.com.