Around Livingston for Jan. 21, 2013

Club OutReach will host its annual Martin Luther King Program on Monday at the Club OutReach Center, 30277 Sunset Street, Walker.

The march will begin at 9:15 a.m. from the center and the program will begin at 10 a.m. Judge John Michael Guidry will be the guest speaker and a skit with the reenactment of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented.

For information, call Velva Trask at (225) 665-5660,

Support group

Women Outreaching Women will hold a support group at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Denham Springs.

The meeting is open to women involved in domestic violence and survivors of domestic violence, organizers said. Childcare is provided.

For the location, call (225) 791-3940 or email assistant@womenowomen.com. The WOW Crisis Hotline is (225) 665-9100.

VITA tax preparation

Different branches of the Livingston Parish Library will host free tax preparation for participants with an income limit of $50,000 for 2012.

Those who qualify should bring their tax documents such as W-2s, 1099s and information for deductions and credits along with a copy of last year’s tax return and a Social Security card for all people living in the home.

Those interested may also bring proof of a bank account for direct deposit, organizers said. Volunteers will prepare most simple returns, but more complicated returns will not be processed.

Co-sponsored by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service, this program is by appointment only at the following dates and times: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 29 at the Livingston branch; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Denham Springs-Walker branch; and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Albany-Springfield branch.

Genealogy 101

Genealogy 101, an introduction for amateur family history enthusiasts, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Livingston Branch of the Livingston Parish Library.

Participants can learn about the process of starting genealogical research, resources, types of needed documents, and how to keep it all organized, organizers said.

Registration is required by calling (225) 686-2436.

Beginner art classes

The Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs, will offer beginner drawing and painting classes for ages 16 and older from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 1, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15.

The cost is $100 per session. For a supply list and to register, call (225) 664-1168.

Republican Women

The Livingston Parish Republican Women will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at Wholly Grounds, 27988 Walker South Road.

Elected officials from the area will talk about their legislative agenda for the 2013 session, organizers said.

There is a charge for lunch, and reservations are required. Contacting Terri Day at (225) 931-9206 or email terriday@eatel.net.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at Florida@theadvocate.com.