Livingston Parish Calendar for Nov. 15, 2012

THURSDAY

  • Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. For more information, call (225) 567-1441.
  • Grief Support Group: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. Doctor's Hospice-Livingston will hold a support group meeting for anyone experiencing a loss such as a divorce, death of a loved one and other life changes. For more information, call (225) 667-1340 or the library at (225) 665-8118.
  • Tween Game Night: 4 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. For more information, call (225) 686-2436.
  • Family Story Time and Puppet Show: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • In Stitches: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The library will host a crochet and knitting class for adults, teens and children, ages 10 and older. Participants should bring size eight knitting needles or size H crochet hook with yarn. Registration is required.
  • Edward Livingston Historical Association Meeting: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • Life-Sized Candy Land: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. Teens are invited to play life-sized Candy Land by acting as the game pieces with the library meeting room being the game board. For more information, call (225) 664-3693.
  • Texas Hold'em Tournament: 7:30 p.m., Bingo City, 2030 Florida Blvd. "Cookin' for Charity's Texas Hold'em Tournament" will raise funds for the Denham Springs High School Project Graduation. Tickets are $100 for buy-in. Re-buys available for $50 each. Participants must be 21 years old or older to play. To reserve a seat or for more information, call or text (225) 931-0286.

FRIDAY

  • Alzheimers Memory Screening: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Hospice Presentation: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Legacy Hospice -Walker will give a presentation in observance of National Hospice and Palliative Month. The presentation will be on the myths about hospice, when to call hospice and the Veterans Hospice Program. The hospice also is looking for volunteers to visit veterans and other clients. For more information on volunteering, email mittie.hughes@legacyhospice.net.

SATURDAY

  • Practice ACT: 9 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Students can prepare for the ACT by taking a full length practice test. Register for the test at http://www.PrincetonReview.com.
  • Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The sale will have hardcovers and books on CD for $1 each and paperbacks, children's books, VHS and books on cassette for 25 to 50 cents.
  • Beginner's Sewing Class: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. This class is the first part of a two-part workshop. Patrons will get an overview of the sewing machine, seam finishes, needles and threads. Registration is required.
  • Swampy Paws Canine Rescue: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Petco in Denham Springs. Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will be available, organizers said. Call (225) 772-2448 or (225) 772-8836.
  • Anime Club: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Members will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

MONDAY

  • Baby and Toddler Story Time: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Preschool Story Time: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Make Fabric Beads: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Mary Felder will show patrons how to make fabric beads for brooches, necklaces, fabric art and other projects. Registration is required.
  • Vintage Junkie Workshop-Sneauxman Box: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 N. Hummell St., Denham Springs. Participants will create snowmen and attach them to boxes adorned with vintage paper, glitter and tinsel. Cost is $30 per person. For more information, call (225) 664-1168.
  • Word Basics: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The computer class is free and does not require registration.
  • DS Athletics Meeting: 7 p.m., Big Mike's Bar & Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. Supporters of Yellow Jacket athletics are invited to the Denham Springs Athletic Association meeting. For more information, call (225) 754-2581 or (225) 791-3258.
  • Livingston Amateur Radio Society: 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

TUESDAY

  • Happy Plate: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Natalie Savoy, an instructor from the LSU AgCenter, will teach children and their parents about healthy eating, food safety and how to create healthy snacks. Children will then make mini pizzas, apple dip and popcorn. Registration is required.
  • Story Time: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • Story Time: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Kids Candy Land: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Children will play a life-sized version of Candy Land by acting as the board pieces.
  • Young Writers Club: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Email Basics: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • Drawing and Painting Art Class: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Denham Springs, Room 602. The class is for students in grades two through six. Students should bring No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad. The cost is $40 for Arts Council of Livingston Parish members and $45 for others. To register, call (225) 954-2700.
  • Girl Scout Meeting: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The meeting is for Troop 30980.
  • Teen Book Club: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members read a new book each month and discuss it.
  • Eclectic Book Club: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Members will discuss "Harvey" by Mary Chase.
  • Amvets Post 68 Meeting: 7 p.m., Amvets Post 68, 26890 La. 42, Springfield. For more information, call (225) 294-8968.

WEDNESDAY

  • Stories, Songs and More: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • Story Time: 10 a.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. For more information, call (225) 698-3015.
  • ACT Scores Back Session: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Students who took the ACT Practice test earlier this month will receive their scores. The test proctor will then speak about how to read your practice scores and raise your actual score for the ACT. Register online at http://www.PrincetonReview.com for this session.