Looking for art to gift?

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish is holding its 100 artworks under $100. This collection of local artwork happens once a year. Meet the artists at an opening reception at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. Artists will be present and light refreshments will be served.

"Preserving the Culture of Louisiana" books will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display through November and more information is available at artslivingston.org or call (225) 664.1168.

Holiday art paint parties

A Halloween Paint Party and a Christmas Paint Party are planned at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs.

Shelly Frederick will be the instructor at both. No previous experience necessary; all supplies included. Space is limited so reserve a spot soon for the $35 class. 

Visit www.ArtsLivingston.org to sign up or call (225) 664-1168 for information.

For Halloween, there is a choice of design. Saturday, Oct. 17, is the deadline to sign up for the Tuesday, Oct. 20 class, which runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Three dates area available for the Christmas Paint Party, which also has a choice of design. Class runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 3 (Registration deadline Oct. 30)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10 (Registration deadline Nov. 7)
  • Tuesday, Nov. 17 (Registration deadline Nov. 14) 

Be thanked for your service

Front line/Service member Appreciation Day, honoring police, fire, first responders, military, veterans and volunteer service members planned has been moved to Oct. 24.

Bring your badge and a picture ID. Immediate family is invited also to the event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sydney Hutchinson Park, 20500 Corbin Ave., Walker. 

Bring a chair and enjoy burgers, hot dogs, jambalaya and drinks. Music will be by Bayou Honey. A bounce house and games will be available for the children. Call Debbie at (225) 369-1336 or Amy at (225) 349-3135 for information. RSVP to order meals for pickup, especially for crew that are working during the event.

Dress up your pet

Rescue Rehome Repeat of South Louisiana is hosting a Pet Spooktacular 2020 virtual Halloween pet costume contest. Entry is $20, accepted through PayPal at petspooktacular@outlook.com. Send the pet photo to laspca@aol.com with your picture, the pet's name, your phone number and email address. Voting started Oct. 1 and continues through Oct. 31. The photo with the most likes will be announced Nov. 1 and will receive a basket with pet supplies, toys, treats, gift cards and more.


Send news and events for Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes to livingston@theadvocate.com by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0731.