Livingston Parish calendar

Advocate staff report

Thursday

VITA Tax Preparation: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. The library will hold a free tax preparation session for those with an income limit of $50,000. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service will co-sponsor the program. Each participant must make an appointment by calling the library. (225) 665-8118.

preschool story time: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. (225) 567-1441.

live oak landing hoa: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. (225) 664-3693.

VITA Tax Preparation: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

south branch bookies: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. (225) 698-3015.

Friday

Beginner art class: 10 a.m. to noon, Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. The class is for those who are 16 years old or older. The cost is $100 per session. Call (225) 664-1168.

computer basics: 10 a.m., Walker Library Branch.

book sale for folls members: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

Saturday

Book sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Friends of the Livingston Library System will hold a book sale. Hardcovers and books on CD are $1 each. Paperbacks, children’s books, VHS tapes and books on cassette are 25 cents to 50 cents each.

vita tax preparation: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

Mardi Gras Boat Parade: Noon, starting at the La. 22 bridge and ending at Manny’s. St. Jude’s annual “Krewe of Diversion” Mardi Gras Boat Parade will include a costume contest, boat contest and dinner. The cost is $35 per boat. Participants should make checks payable to “LFACC.” All proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Call (225) 939-2135.

Sunday

The Crusaders in concert: 6 p.m., Agape Baptist Church, 25353 Walker South Road, Walker, (225) 664-2622.

Monday

baby and toddler story time: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

adult book club: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett.

preschool story time: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

word basics: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

word part I: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.

computer basics: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.

tween mask-making contest: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Tweens will make masks using papier-mâchéand eat king cake.

geneAlogy 101: 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons can learn how to start genealogical research.

Quad Area assistance: By appointment, Quad Area CAA, Inc. offices. Quad Area CAA, Inc. will assist eligible low-income households in Livingston Parish with their energy payments starting Monday. Participants must make an appointment to receive assistance. To make an appointment or for more information, call (225) 686-3811.

Tuesday

story time: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.

story time: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

email Basics: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

vita tax preparation: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

teen anime/manga club meeting: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

geneAlogy 101: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

beeswax candle making: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

chilp meeting: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

Wednesday

computer basics: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Preregistration is required.

stories, songs and more: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.

story time: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.

Republican Women: 11:30 a.m., Wholly Grounds, 27988 Walker S. Road, Walker. Elected officials from the area will talk about their legislative agendas at the Livingston Parish Republican Women monthly meeting. There will be a charge for lunch. Reservations are required by calling (225) 931-9206 or emailing terriday@eatel.net.

Word part II: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.

Autism Network Group: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The Livingston Parish Autism Network Group meets the first Wednesday of the month.

Feb. 7

candle making: 6 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.

VITA Tax Preparation: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

preschool story time: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

beeswax candles: 4 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

young writers club: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

open mic night: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

VITA Tax Preparation: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

couponing 101: 6 p.m., South Library Branch.

adult writers circle: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.