The 2015 “Cry Out America” 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Prayer Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Livingston Parish Council Chambers, 20355 Government Blvd., Livingston. Master of ceremonies is Bob Morrison, chief judge of the 21st Judicial District Court.

Americans will gather in courthouses across the nation to remember and honor the many sacrifices made on Sept. 11, 2001. The Livingston program will include prayers for federal, state and local governments and leaders, the judicial system, the educational system, military, first responders, the media, youth and children, marriages and families, churches and for the unity and future of America. Patriotic music and readings also are planned.

For more information, call Carolyn Hatcher at (225) 936-9066 or email crhatcher

Car show at Walker High

The Walker High School Ambassadors are hosting a car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the school’s campus. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m., and awards will be given out starting at 2:30 p.m.

Scrabble time

Scrabble fans ages 18 and older can play with old friends, or make new ones, at 11 a.m. Friday at the Albany-Springfield branch of the Livingston Parish Library. Refreshments will be served. Call (225) 567-1441 for details.

Stop-motion animation

The Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library is offering a class on stop-motion animation at 3 p.m. Sunday. Participants will create original stories with props they design using free apps and library iPads. Final products will be published on the library’s YouTube channel.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Call (225) 665-8118 or visit to register.

Young Writers Club

The Young Writers Club of the Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The club is open to ages 10 to 18 and encourages writing for publication and performance. The program offers free workshops in poetry, short stories and creative nonfiction.

For more information, call (225) 665-8118.

Banned Books Week

Celebrate Banned Books Week by watching a movie based on one of the most frequently challenged books of 2014 at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

Showtime is 6 p.m. Tuesday. The film is a coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

Ages 18 and older also can make crafts from old books and the covers of frequently banned books.

Registration is required due to limited space; call (225) 686-2436 or visit

Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone at (225) 388-0215, by fax at (225) 388-0371 or by email at

The deadline is noon on Friday.