Livingston Parish Calendar for Jan. 17, 2013

THURSDAY

  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. For more information, call (225) 567-1441.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. For more information, call (225) 665-8118.
  • PARENT OUTREACH: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd., Walker. Parents are invited to learn about services, programs and events offered through the Livingston Parish Special Education Department. The outreach is for families who have children, ages 3 to 21, who receive special education services and/or are in the Gifted and Talented program. The outreach will have pizza and children's activities. For more information, c all (225) 667-1098.
  • FAMILY STORY TIME: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. For more information, call (225) 686-2436.
  • PUBLISHER BASICS: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. The class is free. For more information, c all (225) 664-3693.

FRIDAY

  • ANNIE TO SLOE TO PRESENT STORY TIME: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • FOLLS: Noon, Watson Library Branch.

SATURDAY

  • FOLLS MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY BENEFIT MEETING: Noon, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10489 Arnold Road, Denham Springs. The Friendship Community Benefit Center will hold its annual meeting. Each participant should bring a covered dish. For more information, c all (225) 571-8893 or (225) 362-8346.
  • SONGWRITER'S CIRCLE: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Patrons can bring their own instruments and play original songs for the group. The group will give tips and critiques to those that want them.
  • ANIME CLUB: 3 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The club will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

MONDAY

  • DS ATHLETICS MEETING: 7 p.m., Big Mike's Sports Bar & Grill, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. The Denham Springs Athletic Association meeting is open to all supporters of Yellow Jackets athletics. Call (225) 754-2581 or (225) 791-3258.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT: 10 a.m., Denham Springs. Women Outreaching Women will hold a support group for women currently involved in domestic violence and/or survivors of domestic violence. Childcare is provided. For the location or other details, call (225) 791-3940 or email assistant@womenowomen.com.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • INTERMEDIATE WORD: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • TWEEN BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss "The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling" by Maryrose Wood and enjoy refreshments.
  • THE LIBRARY GAMES: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. Patrons can play games at the library that are based on the movie and book series, "The Hunger Games."
  • SCIFI BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • DRAWING & PAINTING CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary School, 8400 Cecil Drive, Watson, Room 602. The Livingston Parish Arts Council will hold drawing and painting classes for students in grades two through six. Each student should bring regular No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad. Cost is $45 or $40 for members of the Arts Council of Livingston Parish. Call (225) 954-2700 to enroll.

WEDNESDAY

  • EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Pre-registration is required.
  • STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. Call (225) 698-3015.
  • WORD BASICS: 3 p.m., South Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • ANIME ADDICTS MEETING: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Members will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

JAN. 24

  • VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will offer free tax preparation service for those with an income limit of $50,000. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service will co-sponsor the program. Each participant must make an appointment by calling the library.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • GENEALOGY 101: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch. The class is an introduction for amateur family history enthusiasts. Registration is required by calling the library.
  • PIGEON PARTY: 3 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The party is dedicated to the pigeon featured in books by Mo Willems. Patrons will learn how to draw the pigeon, drive a bus, eat cookies with the duckling and enjoy a puppet show featuring the pigeon.
  • VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The library will offer free tax preparation services for those with an income limit of $50,000. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Internal Revenue Service will co-sponsor the program. Each participant must make an appointment by calling the library.
  • GADGET HELP DESK: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons can get help with the new gadgets they got for the holidays.