Taffy Morrison, a representative with Well-Ahead Louisiana, will be the guest speaker at the Livingston Parish Human Services Coalition’s September meeting at 10:30 a.m. Monday.

Morrison will explain how small choices toward wellness allow people the opportunity for balance.

The meeting is at North Oaks Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road, Livingston.

Spirited art

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will feature Michelle Conques’ students in its “Spirited Artists” exhibit Oct. 5-30.

Featured artists are Angel Alello, Judy Alonzo, Carol Blanchard, Jackie Braumuller, Conques, Barbara Fornias, Dot Guell, Larry Offner, Jerry Wacker and Shane Ward.

The public can meet the artists at a reception from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Arts Council Gallery, 133 N. Hummell St. in Denham Springs.

Visit ArtsLivingston.org for more information.

Create a masterpiece

“Monet’s Box,” a class project painting Monet’s works on a 4-inch wooden box, will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs.

The class is for ages 10 through adult and is taught by Kathy Tedaldi.

Call (225) 664-1168 or visit ArtsLivingston.org.

Children’s art classes

Session 3 of fall 2015 children’s drawing and painting art classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson.

The classes are open to students currently enrolled in grades two through six and are taught by Kerry Curtin.

For more information, visit ArtsLivingston.org or call (225) 954-2700.

Ask a lawyer

A free walk-in legal clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library. Two local attorneys will be on hand for brief, one-on-one legal counseling and advice.

Space is limited, so registration is required; call (225) 686-2436.

Knit for a cause

Get free knitting lessons at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Learn the knit stitch while working on a blanket square to send to Warm Up America, a nonprofit organization that distributes afghans to the needy. Knitters will take their squares home to finish.

A follow-up session will be held in October where participants will learn how to bind off their project and prep their finished squares.

Registration is required due to limited space; call (225) 665-8118 or visit http://bit.ly/1W0EOG8.

Public book sale

The Friends of the Livingston Library System will hold a public book sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

The organization supports the Livingston Parish Library by raising funds and helping to inform the public of the services provided by the libraries.

For more information on how to join, visit folls.org.

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