Livingston Parish Calendar for Jan. 31, 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 session 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. (225) 665-8118.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. (225) 567-1441.

LIVE OAK LANDING HOA: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. (225) 664-3693.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. (225) 698-3015.

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.

COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Walker Library Branch.

BOOK SALE FOR FOLLS MEMBERS: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

SATURDAY

Book sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Friends of the Livingston Library System will hold a book sale. Hardcovers and books on CD are $1 each. Paperbacks, children's books, VHS tapes and books on cassette are 25 cents to 50 cents each.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

MARDI GRAS BOAT PARADE: Noon, starting at the La. 22 bridge and ending at Manny's. St. Jude's annual "Krewe of Diversion" Mardi Gras Boat Parade will include a costume contest, boat contest and dinner. The cost is $35 per boat. Participants should make checks payable to "LFACC." All proceeds will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Call (225) 939-2135.

SUNDAY

THE CRUSADERS IN CONCERT: 6 p.m., Agape Baptist Church, 25353 Walker South Road, Walker, (225) 664-2622.

MONDAY

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

WORD BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

WORD PART I: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.

COMPUTER BASICS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.

TWEEN MASK-MAKING CONTEST: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Tweens will make masks using papier-mâché and eat king cake.

GENEALOGY 101: 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons can learn how to start genealogical research.

QUAD AREA ASSISTANCE: By appointment, Quad Area CAA, Inc. offices. Quad Area CAA, Inc. will assist eligible low-income households in Livingston Parish with their energy payments starting Monday. Participants must make an appointment to receive assistance. To make an appointment or for more information, call (225) 686-3811.

TUESDAY

STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.

STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

EMAIL BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

TEEN ANIME/MANGA CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

GENEALOGY 101: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

BEESWAX CANDLE MAKING: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

CHILP MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

COMPUTER BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Preregistration is required.

STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.

STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN: 11:30 a.m., Wholly Grounds, 27988 Walker S. Road, Walker. Elected officials from the area will talk about their legislative agendas at the Livingston Parish Republican Women monthly meeting. There will be a charge for lunch. Reservations are required by calling (225) 931-9206 or emailing terri
day@eatel.net.

WORD PART II: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.

AUTISM NETWORK GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The Livingston Parish Autism Network Group meets the first Wednesday of the month.

FEB. 7

CANDLE MAKING: 6 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

BEESWAX CANDLES: 4 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

OPEN MIC NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

COUPONING 101: 6 p.m., South Library Branch.

ADULT WRITERS CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.