Around Livingston for Monday, June 3, 2013

The Denham Springs Fine Arts Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Denham Springs Municipal Building, 941 Government Drive. Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger will be the guest speaker. For information, call Sandra Middleton at (225) 664-9565.

Republican Women

The Livingston Parish Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Big Mike’s, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. There is a charge for lunch. Contact Terri Day at (225) 931-9206 or e-mail

Puppetry workshop

Karen Konnerth will show youth, ages 8 to 14, how to create and enliven puppets at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Livingston Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St.

Participants need to bring a shoebox. Call (225) 686-2436 to register.

Medicare seminar

A representative from Walgreens will discuss Medicare Part D drug plan benefits, including eligibility and coverage, at 10 a.m. Friday at the Livingston Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St., and at 9:30 a.m. June 26 at the Watson Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs.

LIGO event

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory will host Science Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 15 at LIGO Science Education Center, 19100 Ligo Road, Livingston.

The topic will be “Up, Up and Away.” Participants can learn the science behind flight, make objects levitate, and much more.

Visitors will be able to tour the facility, talk with a LIGO scientist or science specialist, and interact with more than 40 LIGO Science Concept exhibits, including 12 new exhibits that arrived this month.

For directions, visit .

Ladies day

“Women on a Journey for Christ: A Legacy of Love,” will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Satsuma Baptist Church, 29880 S. Satsuma Road, Livingston. Lunch will be provided. For information, call (225) 686-2563.

Volunteers needed

Women Outreaching Women needs volunteers, starting June 10, to help with the fireworks stand. Volunteers will be needed to pick up and deliver fireworks, sort and price fireworks, stock shelves, run a cash register and help customers. Firework sales start on June 25 and run through July 4. To volunteer, contact Brenda at (225) 791-3940 or email

Library raiders

Compete in an obstacle course, play PS3 Lego Indiana Jones, and learn about exciting new books at 2 p.m. June 10 at the Watson Library, 36581 Outback Road Denham Springs, and at 6 p.m., June 11, at the Livingston Branch Library, 20390 Iowa St.

Contact the Florida Parishes bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at