Tangipahoa Parish calendar for Feb. 28, 2013

THURSDAY

  • HAMMOND BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch, 314 East Thomas St. Patrons can enjoy music, movement and language development activities with their babies age 3 to 24 months old. (985) 345-3909.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch, 380 North 5th St. The story time is for children 3 to 5 years old. (985) 386-6554.
  • HARMONY IN NUMBERS: 4 p.m., Pottle Music Building Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University campus. Zach Browning, a composer, will present the lecture “Harmony in Numbers,” which is about the use of numbers in music. (985) 549-2184.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Theme is “African American Paper Quilt Day.”
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega, MD Drive, Hammond. The class teaches lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. The cost is $20. (985) 230-7777.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch.

SATURDAY

  • MASTER GARDENERS: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave. Patrons can learn about day lillies. (985) 748-7151.
  • WII SATURDAY FOR ALL AGES: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Patrons can play on the Wii.

SUNDAY

  • CHEF’S EVENING FUNDRAISER: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Pennington Student Activity Center, Southeastern Louisiana University campus. Chef’s Evening is SLU’s annual fundraiser. It will feature live and silent auctions and refreshments from about 40 restaurants, bakeries, beverage distributers and other vendors. For ticket information, call (985) 549-2420, email andrew.hickman@southeastern.edu or visit http://www.southeastern.edu/chefsevening.

MONDAY

  • CROCHET/KNIT GROUP: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Patrons can join fellow crafters to learn new stitches and share patterns.
  • KNITTING CLUB: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • AMITE BRANCH TEEN CLUB: 5 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Theme is “Edgar Allan Poe Book Chat.” The club is open to teens who are 13 to 17 years old.
  • GROUP LIVING WITH AFFECTIVE DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The support group is for those experiencing anxiety disorders, mental illness, post-traumatic, obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar conditions. Meetings are held weekly. (985) 230-7777.

TUESDAY

  • BABY AND ME: 9 a.m., Amite Library Branch. The theme is “Transportation.” It is open to children age 6 to 24 months old.
  • STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Amite Library Branch. Theme is “Transportation.”
  • MEDIEVALISM AND FEMINISM LECTURE: 1 p.m., Student Union Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University campus. The Department of History and Political Science at SLU will celebrate Women’s History Month with a free lecture series. The next lecture in the series is “Medievalism and Feminism: Not Such an Odd Couple,” which will dispute the popular idea of the Middle Ages as a highly misogynistic time. Sara Butler, a member of the history faculty at Loyola University of New Orleans, will present. (985) 549-2413 or wrobison@southeastern.edu.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4:30 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • PRENATAL I CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class “Prenatal I Class: Families Under Construction” focuses on home preparations for a newborn, pregnancy anatomy, true and false labor and hospital procedures. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

  • PONCHATOULA BABY & ME: 9:30 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. The program is for babies age 3 to 36 months old.
  • HOMESCHOOL BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. The club is open to children 8 years old and older.
  • THE BUFFY EFFECT LECTURE: 1 p.m., Student Union Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University campus, Hammond. “The Buffy Effect: The Psychological Impact of Strong Female Characters” is part of a free lecture series presented by SLU’s Department of History and Political Science to celebrate Women’s History Month. The lecture will feature Daniel Chadborn discussing recent research on the effects of strong and weak female characters in film and television. Chadborn is a SLU instructor of psychology. (985) 549-2413 or wrobison@southeastern.edu.
  • DIABETES SUPPORT: 3 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The support group is open to those with diabetes along with their family members and friends. Meetings are held monthly. (985) 230-7777.
  • ADVENTURE CLUB: 4 p.m., Amite Library Branch. Theme is “Lego Creations.”
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class includes a lecture on cardiovascular health and risk factors and demonstrations of basic life support techniques for choking victims, rescue breathing and CPR. The cost is $30. (985) 230-7777.

MARCH 7

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians will install child passenger safety seats and boosters. The service is by appointment only. (985) 230-7777.
  • PONCHATOULA STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. The story time is for children 3 to 5 years old.
  • TEEN CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch. Theme is “Karaoke March Madness Party.”
  • BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Topics include proper position for the baby, nutrition, the storing of breast milk and the benefits of breastfeeding. (985) 230-7777.
  • NORTHLAKE AREA TRANSPLANT SUPPORT: 7 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The support group is for those who have had or are waiting for an organ transplant along with their loved ones. (985) 230-7777.
  • ‘BUDDY HOLLY STORY’: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 East Thomas St., Hammond. “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” is about how Buddy Holly became the world’s top recording artist. It will feature more than 20 of Holly’s greatest hits including “Peggy Sue.” Tickets are $40 for loge, $36 for orchestra and $32 for balcony. (985) 543-4371 or http://www.columbiatheatre.org.