Children's advocacy training to begin
Child Advocacy Services will conduct a Darkness to Light Stewards of Children training from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at North Oaks Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road, Livingston.
Participants will learn the seven steps to protect children, Child Advocacy officials said. The training is designed for parents, teachers, coaches, universities and businesses, they said. Darkness to Light Stewards of Children is a research-based adult prevention program proven to change the way all adults and parents successfully protect children from sexual abuse, Child Advocacy officials said.
The cost is $15 for training materials. To enroll, call (800) 798-1575 or email email@example.com.
Leads for Lunch slated
The Livingston Parish Chamber will host Leads for Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Wholly Ground Coffee House, 27988 Walker South Road, Walker.
The cost is $12 per person. For more information, call (225)
Youth art camps planned
The city of Walker and the Walker Museum Community Art Gallery will host the third annual Summer Art Camps for Kids.
Classes are offered in June and July.
Professional artists and authors will teach various art skills at the camps, Walker officials said.
Course fees begin at $20 per session, which includes all or most supplies, officials said. Each class size is limited to 10 participants. All classes will be in The Walker Museum Community Art Gallery, 29350 Walker South Road.
For a detailed schedule of courses and a registration form, please visit http://artcamps.walker.la.us.
Athletics meeting set
The Denham Springs Athletic Association will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Big Mike's Sports Bar and Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. Supporters of Yellow Jacket athletics are invited. Call Paul Guitrau at (225) 754-2581 or (225) 791-3258 for more information. The meetings are held on the third Monday of the month.
Sign-up for program set
The Livingston Parish Library will begin signing youth for its annual summer reading program Tuesday at all branches. Youth can sign up for the program until July 27, library officials said.
For more information about the Summer Reading Program, please visit http://www.livingstonparish.org.
COA meeting planned
The Livingston Council on Aging will hold its annual meeting Thursday at 9 a.m. in the senior center at 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs. One board member from the Holden area will be elected. Anyone who wishes to serve on the board should notify the Livingston Council on Aging, P.O. Box 658, Denham Springs. Nominations will be accepted from the floor.
To submit news, contact the Florida Parishes Bureau office by phone at (225) 664-9058, by fax at (225) 664-9710, or by email at Florida @the advocate.com.