Gaming night for ages 17 and older at the Livingston Parish Library’s Main Branch, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston, begins at 6 p.m. Thursday. Space is limited, so registration is required. Call the (225) 686-2436 or visit

The Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond, also offers video gaming for ages 18 and older at 11 a.m. Friday. Refreshments will be served. Call (225) 567-1441.

The wizardry of Wall Street

Financial planner Shane Earle, of the American Financial Education Alliance, will share advice for investing in Wall Street at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs.

The three-session course offers eight hours of real-world strategies and methods designed for retirees and preretirees 50 and older who are interested in improving their retirement plan.

Call (225) 665-8118 for details.

Teen and tween 3-D design

The Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library will host an introductory course in 3-D design for ages 8 to 18 at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Participants must have a basic to moderate knowledge of computers. Registration is required due to limited space; call (225) 686-2436 or visit

Sock hop

Dance and drink Coke floats at a sock hop for ages 6 and older at the Main Branch Library at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Learn some ’50s and ’60s dances, then twist the night away. Space is limited, so registration is required; call (225) 686-2436 or visit

Fall children’s art classes

Registration is underway for the Arts Council of Livingston Parish children’s drawing and painting classes with teacher Kerry Curtin. The classes are open to students enrolled in second through sixth grade.

Classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson, in two sessions. Session 1 is Aug. 25 and Sept. 1, 8 and 15; Session 2 is Sept. 22 and 29 and Oct. 6 and 13.

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

Contact Community Sections Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone at (225) 388-0215, by fax at (225) 388-0371 or by email at The deadline is noon on Friday.