Messenger’s Christmas Land now has a new location at Prince Charles Street off Eden Church Road in Denham Springs. Parking is available across the street at North Park. Messenger’s will be open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, through Jan. 1. For information, call (225) 413-2580.

3-D Christmas ornament

Participants can learn basic 3-D design skills to make and print their own Christmas ornament at the Denham Springs-Walker Library.

Make a simple shape such as a sphere or a Christmas tree on Dec. 11. Learn how to customize your ornament at a session for ages 12-18 only at 5:30 p.m. and a session for 18 and older at 7:30 p.m.

Finished designs will be printed after the event and participants can pick them up from the library at a later time.

Registration is required by calling (225) 665-8118 or by visiting the online event calendar at

Sponsors needed

Sponsors are sought for Party in the Park, the largest event in the history of Livingston Parish. The party will be on July 4 at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds.

Contact Scott Innes at or text (225) 456-3082.

Walker Christmas parade

The Walker Christmas parade will be at 6 p.m. Friday. Participants can line up at the high school at 4 p.m.

The parade will roll from Walker High going east on Burgess Road, south on Walker South, west on U.S. 190, north on Palmetto to Burgess and back to Walker High.

No fee is required for car, truck, float, golf cart or marching group entries. For an entry form, go to the city of Walker’s website at www.

Denham Springs parade

The Denham Springs Christmas parade will be at 2 p.m Saturday. Lineup begins at 9 a.m. The theme is “Christmas at the Movies.”

Entries are now being accepted for $100. For entry forms and payment information, email denhamsprings or call (225) 788-1544 or (225) 571-5669.

Livingston Christmas parade

The town of Livingston Christmas parade will line up at the elementary school at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and will take La. 63 north to Florida Boulevard and turn right on Circle Drive to the Town Hall. Registration is requested by calling (225) 686-7153.

St. Jude benefit pageant

A benefit pageant for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude Christmas Angels, will be Sunday at North Corbin Junior High, 32725 N. Corbin Road, Walker. Proceeds will go to St. Jude. The entry fee for ages 0-8 years is $30. The entry fee for ages 9 and up is $35.

Girls ages 9 and up should wear a long gown and full hair and makeup, pageant officials said. Age divisions are: girls 0-11 month, 12-23 months, 2-3 years, 4-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, 12-14 years, 15-17 years and 18-21 years.

Call (985) 969-6403 or (225) 788-2483. The competition is at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Contact the Florida Parishes bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058, by fax at (225) 664-9710 and by email at