THURSDAY

  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch, 380 N. Fifth St., Ponchatoula.
  • LEADS 4 LUNCH: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hampton Inn, 401 Westin Oaks Drive, Hammond.
  • PONCHATOULA CHAMBER CHRISTMAS PARTY: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Warehouse 140, 140 Baronne St., Ponchatoula.

WRITER’S NOOK: 6 P.M., TANGIPAHOA PARISH LIBRARY HAMMOND BRANCH, 314 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND.

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.
  • INDEPENDENCE CULTURAL MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE – COOKIE SALE: Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m., La. 40 (across from Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church), Independence. (985) 878-6982.

SATURDAY

  • COMMUNITY MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Catha Park, Amite City.
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, downtown Hammond. (985) 277-5680 or dddhammond.com.
  • HAMMOND ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., downtown Hammond. (985) 277-5680 or dddhammond.com.
  • CHRISTMAS PARADE: 5 p.m., Memorial Park, downtown Ponchatoula. The parade will be rescheduled to Dec. 16 in the event of rain. (985) 386-2536.

SATURDAY

  • LA MOUNTED SHOOTERS OF AMERICA: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • ONE NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Calvary Christian Center, 47094 Randall Road, Hammond. (985) 345-0366 or onenightinbethlehem.net.

SUNDAY

  • LA. MOUNTED SHOOTERS OF AMERICA: Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 N.W. Central Ave., Amite. (985) 748-5914 or fparena.com.
  • ONE NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Calvary Christian Center, 47094 Randall Road, Hammond. (985) 345-0366 or onenightinbethlehem.net.
  • Monday
  • KNIT & CROCHET CLUB: 10 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Amite Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave., Amite City.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

TUESDAY

  • VARIOUS & SUNDRY CLUB: 3:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 4 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • Dec. 18
  • STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Ponchatoula Branch.
  • CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certification available. Registration required. (985) 230-7777 or northoaks.org.
  • CHAMBER AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m., Regions Bank, 201 N.W. Railroad Ave., Hammond. An evening of networking, conversation and business. (985) 386-2536.
  • WHAT’S COOKIN’: 6:30 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish Library Hammond Branch. Holiday recipe swap.