An introductory course in 3-D design for ages 8 to 18 will be held at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Participants should have a basic to moderate knowledge of computers.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Call (225) 686-2436 or visit to sign up.

Pumpkin pizzazz

The Albany-Springfield Branch of the Livingston Parish Library will host a family-friendly, carving-free pumpkin decorating event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Craft supplies will be provided, but bring your own pumpkin. Attendees also are welcome to bring kids’ Halloween costumes in good condition for a costume exchange.

Registration is required due to limited space. Call (225) 567-1441 or sign up online at

Cruise away

Celebrate Teen Read Week with a Haunted Literary Cruise for ages 12 to 18 at the South and Denham Springs-Walker branches of the Livingston Parish Library. Explore the various decks while enjoying games and refreshments. Scary costumes are encouraged. Space is limited, so registration is required.

The South Branch cruise is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; call (225) 698-3015 or register at The Denham Springs-Walker cruise is at 6 p.m. Oct. 22; call (225) 665-8118 or sign up at

The future is now

October 2015 means it’s time for a “Back to the Future” celebration at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library. Activities for all ages begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Paranormal investigations

Professional paranormal investigators will share their stories at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library. This event is for ages 18 and older.

Human Service meeting

Livingston Parish Human Service Coalition’s monthly meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at North Oaks Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road, Livingston.

Guest speakers are Misty Searcy, outreach specialist, and Sheree McKinney, RN, from the Bureau of Family Health, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for Region 9. They will talk about the Nurse Family Partnership program.

For more information, call Donna Bliss at (985) 415-2169 or email

Women’s group to meet

Tangipahoa Professional Women will meet Oct. 28 at Rosaryville in Ponchatoula. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., with lunch and official business at noon. The speaker will be Stephanie Clouatre Davis, OPA, talking about parabolic leadership.

Nonperishable food items will be collected to help feed local families for Thanksgiving. Donations will be accepted until Nov. 12.

Visit to RSVP and pay; advance registration is $18 by noon Oct. 27. On-site registration is $25.

Committee seeks singers

Denham Springs’ Christmas in the Village committee is looking for choirs and carolers to participate in different events in the Antique Village District.

Choirs are needed for the lighting of Old City Hall on Nov. 27, Chef’s Evening and Wine Tasting on Dec. 3 and lighting of the Christmas tree on Dec. 10. Carolers are needed for Saturday Music in the Village on Dec. 5 and Dec. 19.

Call Rhonda Cardaronella at (985) 230-5845 for more information.

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