Livingston-Tangipahoa briefs for April 4, 2013

Business expo set May 7 in Satsuma

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce will host its Business and Community Expo 2013 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 at the Suma Center, 28975 S. Satsuma Road, located off of the Satsuma exit on Interstate 12.

Admission is free, and the public is invited, chamber officials said.

The event will feature food samples from local business, and showcase business in Livingston Parish or those that support Livingston Parish.

Local health care professionals will conduct free screenings. Door prizes will be given away at the event, chamber officials said.

Those interested in becoming sponsors can become gold sponsors for $1,000, silver sponsors for $500 or booth participants for $195.

For details, call the chamber at (225) 665-8155.

SLU student’s scuplture on display

Southeastern Louisiana University senior art student Zach Slough’s sculpture “Take Flight,” which is on display in the university’s Contemporary Art Gallery in East Stadium, is part of the Visual Arts Juried Student Exhibition, which runs through April 11.

Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with hours extended until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.

For more information, call the Gallery at (985) 549-5080.

The sculpture is made of aluminum and sycamore.

Clinic blessing,
open house slated

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group will host a blessing and open house of it Livingston Clinic from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Livingston Clinic, 5000 O’Donovan Blvd., Suite 404, Walker.

The blessing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and the open house will follow. Breakfast will be served, organizers said.

Kindergarten registration set

Kindergarten registration will be Friday for French Settlement Elementary, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Juban Parc Elementary, 8:30 a.m. to noon; Northside Elementary, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; and Walker Elementary, 9 a.m. to noon. French Settlement and Walker will accept pre-kindergarten applications Friday at the times listed above.

To enter pre-kindergarten, the child must turn 4 years old before Sept. 30. For kindergarten, children must turn 5 before Sept. 30.

All parents must bring a certified birth certificate, Social Security card, complete immunization record and four proofs of residence to register.

For more upcoming kindergarten registration dates and times, go to http://www.lpsb.org or call the School Board Office at (225) 686-7044.

English classes
available at library

Conversational English classes open to non-native English speakers at all levels of ability at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, April 18 and April 25 at the Livingston Branch Library, 20390 Iowa Street, Livingston. For information, call (225) 686-2436.