Livingston Parish calendar for Feb. 21, 2013

THURSDAY

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. The library will have free tax preparation for patrons with an income limit of $50,000. (225) 665-8118.

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

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

INTERNET BASICS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. The computer class is free. (225) 664-3693.

GENEALOGY 102: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The class will teach patrons how to research their genealogy online. Registration is required.

COUPONING 101: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Maggie Howes, award-winning owner and writer of MyBatonRougeMommy.com, will teach patrons how to maximize coupon usage and save half-off monthly grocery bills. MyBatonRougeMommy.com is a website dedicated to helping people save money.

FAMILY STORY TIME AND PUPPET SHOW: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The story time and puppet show will celebrate African American History Month by telling folktales using puppets, music and audience participation.

EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.

FRIDAY

PET ADOPTION WEEKEND: PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road, Baton Rouge. The Livingston SPCA will be at the National PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend. The adoption event will have puppies, kittens, as well as many lovable adult dogs and cats in need of a forever home. spcaoflivingston@yahoo.com.

PET ADOPTION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Swampy Paws Canine Rescue will host. Call (225) 772-2448 or (225) 772-8836.

SATURDAY

CAR AND TRUCK SHOW: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Live Oak Baptist Church, 35603 Coxe Ave., Denham Springs. The show will also have a jambalaya cook-off. The top five cars and top three trucks will get trophies. Entry fee is $15 entry. All proceeds will go to the Student Ministry of Live Oak Baptist for this year’s summer camps. (225) 243-6138, (225) 278-4772 or http://www.liveoakbaptist.org.

WATSON QUILTERS: 9 a.m. to noon, Watson Library Branch. The local group meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. It is open to the public.

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

“WOW” VOLUNTEER MEETING: 10 a.m,. Women Outreaching Women, Inc. office, 26876 4-H Club Road, Denham Springs. Women Outreaching Women, Inc. is a nonprofit organization operating a 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, (225) 665-9100, and an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing family violence. The meeting is open to anyone interested in becoming a WOW volunteer. (225) 791-3940.

FCA VARIETY SHOW: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, 308 N. River Road, Denham Springs. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting a variety show with musical talent, a magician and Bailey Hidalgo, who is Miss Louisiana Teen USA. Featured artist will be Steve Campbell, one of the hottest tribute artists in the south. The magician will be David Miller, three-time Magician of the Year. Also performing will be Lyndon Arledge, a stage actor, and Justin Wilson, a Cajun humorist. Tickets are $10 at the door. Snack items available. (225) 907-4067 or bingalls@fca.org.

NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION BANQUET: 6 p.m., North Park Recreation Center, 30372 Eden Church Road, Denham Springs. The National Wild Turkey Federation Heritage Banquet will feature live and silent auctions, door prizes, raffles, games, an open bar and more. Tickets will include membership and a meal catered by Fire House BBQ. (225) 572-8651 or kforkarla@aim.com.

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.

INTRO TO EXCEL: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

EXCEL BASICS: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

TUESDAY

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch; and 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

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

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

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

ANIME MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. Call the library for the movie title. (225) 698-3015.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Board members suggest programs, volunteer at the library and help choose books for the Young Adult section.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio and enjoy refreshments.

SCIFI BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

OVERDRIVE/ZINIO PROGRAM: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

EBOOK WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

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

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

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

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.

FEB. 28

EREADER WORKSHOP: 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.

SOUTH BRANCH BOOKIES: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch.

AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM NIGHT: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Patrons are invited to watch a film based on a book about the struggles of African Americans through the eyes of a narrator.

YAHOO EMAIL BASICS: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

ART SHOW OPENING: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The opening is for Kristine Dupuy, Corey Nichols and Michael Perault.

‘ANNIE PLAY WILL DO’: 7 p.m., Wholly Ground Coffee House, 27988 Walker South Road. Teen Spotlight, a youth-oriented theatrical group that is part of The Spotlight Theater Players will perform “Annie Play Will Do.” Admission is $10 at the door. (225) 315-3776.