“OPERA BY THE SLICE — A CONCERT OF SCENES AND ARIAS”: 7:30 p.m., The Pottle Music Building Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University campus. A presentation of the Southeastern Louisiana University’s Opera/Music Theatre Workshop. email@example.com.
COFFEE FRIDAY: 8 a.m., Amite Chamber of Commerce, 101 S.E. Central Ave. (985) 748-5537 or amitechamber.org.
COOK BOOK CLUB: 9 a.m., Amite Branch Library, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite.
VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
HOMESCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
TEEN BOOK CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library, 290 S. Pine St., Independence.
PONCHATOULA TRADE DAYS, ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Ponchatoula. Featuring antique and collectibles booths, fine arts and crafts, food and music. Free. (985) 386-0026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOICES FOR CHILDREN BOWL: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Chappapeela Sports Park, 19325 Hipark Blvd., Hammond. (985) 902-9583 or childadv.net.
HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. dddhammond.com.
CAPED CRUSADERS FOR KIDS: Columbia Theater, Hammond. Junior Auxiliary of Hammond’s annual children’s benefit. (985) 320-8115.
LOUISIANA CHESTERTON CONFERENCE: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chesterton Hall, Chesterton Square, Ponchatoula. G.K. Chesterton will be made an honorary citizen of the state of Louisiana on that day. ChestertonBR.com.
PONCHATOULA KREWE OF ERIN ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: 10 a.m., downtown Ponchatoula. A traditional Irish Ceili to follow at Bantaa’s Fleur de Lis.
WII SATURDAY: 10 a.m., Independence Branch Library, 290 S. Pine St.; and 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
STORY & DISCOVERY TIME: 3:30 p.m., Independence Branch Library.
PRENATAL II CLASS — LABOR & DELIVERY: 6 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. A class focusing on anesthesia, the four stages of labor and delivery, as well as vaginal and cesarean births. Registration required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.
FRENCH CLASS: 10 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
VERY BASIC LINE DANCING: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood and Loranger Library Branches.
ADVENTURE CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Independence and Loranger Library Branches and 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
STORY TIME: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
WRITER’S NOOK: 6 p.m., Hammond Branch Library.
CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians are available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and boosters and provide instruction to ensure the safe transport of children of all ages. Registration required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.
LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Branch Library.
ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Kentwood Branch Library.
VISUAL ART DESIGN STUDENT EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University campus. southeastern.edu.
CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Festival Building, Memorial Park, Ponchatoula. An evening of networking, conversation and business hosted by the Strawberry Festival Board. (985) 386-2536.
LOSE WEIGHT WITH IDEAL YOU!: 5:30 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. An informational seminar to learn more about Ideal You, a four-phase, medically supervised weight-loss program with a registered dietitian. Registration required. (985) 230-1880 or northoaks.org.