Livingston Parish Calendar for Jan. 24, 2013

THURSDAY

  • VITA Tax Preparation: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. The library will hold a free tax preparation 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. Call (225) 665-8118.
  • Preschool Story Time: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. Call (225) 567-1441.
  • Genealogy 101: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. The class is an introduction for family history enthusiasts. Registration is required by calling the library. Call (225) 686-2436.
  • Pigeon Party: 3 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. The party is dedicated to the pigeon featured in books by Mo Willems. Patrons will learn how to draw the pigeon, pretend to drive a bus, eat cookies with the duckling and enjoy a puppet show featuring the pigeon. Call (225) 664-3693.
  • VITA Tax Preparation: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The library will hold a free tax preparation 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.

FRIDAY

  • Beginner Art Class: 10 a.m. to noon, Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. The class is for those who are 16 years old or older. The cost is $100 per session. Call (225) 664-1168.

SATURDAY

  • Watson Quilters: 9 a.m. to noon, Watson Library Branch. The local group meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month.
  • Gentle Yoga: 12:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Elan Adams, owner and instructor for Spiral Branch Yoga, will teach a gentle yoga class. Registration is required.
  • Chinese New Year Party: 1 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The library will hold a celebration for tweens to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the year of the snake. Participants will do a dragon dance, make Chinese lanterns and make good luck goldfish.
  • Gospel Singing: 7 p.m., Oakview Baptist Church, 27368 Frost Road, Livingston. The singing will feature The McKamey's. An offering will be taken. Call (225) 686-2455.

SUNDAY

  • The Revelations: 10:30 a.m., New Beginnings Baptist Church, 9768 Florida Blvd., Walker. The Revelations Singing Group will perform. Everyone is welcome. Call (225) 445-4927.

MONDAY

  • Baby And Toddler Story Time: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Publisher Basics: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • Preschool Story Time: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Publishers Basics: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Tween Notebook Craft: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The craft is for tweens who are 8 to 11 years old.
  • Saving and Investing Basics: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will have a class on basic investing concepts such as the Rule of 72, the three Ds of investing, the benefits of an IRA and advantages of a Mutual Fund. The class is part of a series sponsored by Primerica and the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce. Registration is required.

TUESDAY

  • Story Time: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • Story Time: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • Excel Basics: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The computer class is free. Registration is required.
  • Totally Puzzled: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Patrons are invited to celebrate National Puzzle Day with book cover puzzles, library Mad-Libs and a puzzle piece craft.
  • Anime Addicts Manga Mania Movie Night: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. Call (225) 698-3015.
  • Girl Scouts: 6:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • Word 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.
  • Word Part 2: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.
  • Spine Education Seminar: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will host a seminar featuring Chris Fussell, DPT with Dutch Physical Therapy, who will present evidenced-based intervention for conservative treatment of lower back pain and post-surgical pain. The seminar is part of a series of free seminars for Spine Education Month cosponsored by Dutch Physical Therapy and the Livingston Parish Library. Call (225) 588-2068 or email amys@dutchpt.com.

JAN. 31

  • VITA Tax Preparation: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will hold a free tax preparation 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.
  • Live Oak Landing HOA: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • VITA Tax Preparation: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The library will hold a free tax preparation 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.
  • South Branch Bookies: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch.