Livingston Parish calendar for March 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 for 2012. (225) 665-8118.

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

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

WORD BASICS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. (225) 664-3693.

ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. The library will host a conversational English class for non-native English speakers at all levels of ability. (225) 686-2436.

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

PUPPET SHOW: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The puppet show will have stories, songs and more.

GENEOLOGY 102: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

FRIDAY

WILDCAT ROAR FESTIVAL: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Walker Elementary School, 13327 Wildcat Drive, Walker. The festival will have carnival rides, game booths, crafts, a silent auction, garage sale, a beauty pageant starting at 10 a.m. and more. The festival will continue Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (225) 665-5534.

UNLEASH THE POWER: 7 p.m., Wholly Ground Coffee House, 28245 Walker South Road, Walker. The annual “Unleash the Power” Youth Rally will feature guest speakers, dramas, videos, music and more. It will continue at 7 p.m. Saturday at Glory of God Worship Center and 10 a.m. Sunday at the center. The free rally is open to ages 10 and up. (225) 791-4464.

SATURDAY

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

JAMBALAYA BENEFIT: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North Road and Springfield Road. The benefit will raise funds for Kasey Millet by selling jambalaya, pastalaya and spaghetti. (225) 301-7084.

WOW VOLUNTEER MEETING: 10 a.m., Women Outreaching Women, Inc. office, 26876 4-H Club Road, Denham Springs. WOW is a nonprofit organization operating a 24-hour crisis hotline and an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing family violence. Anyone interested in volunteering for WOW is invited to attend this volunteer meeting. (225) 791-3940.

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

BEGINNER BASKET WEAVING: 1 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The library will hold a basket weaving class for beginners. Registration is required.

EASTER BUNNY AT BASS PRO: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Bass Pro Shop, 175 Bass Pro Blvd., Denham Springs. The Easter Bunny will visit Bass Pro throughout March. His hours will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

DOG ADOPTIONS AT HOOTERS: Hooters, 254 Range 12 Blvd., Denham Springs. The Livingston SPCA will hold a dog adoption day at Hooters. spcaoflivingston@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY

IT IS FINISHED: 10:30 a.m., Satsuma Baptist Church, 29880 South Satsuma Road, Livingston. The adult choir and a mixed-age drama group will present the musical “It Is Finished.” Choir director is Leslie Falks. Drama director is Nancy McCon. (225) 686-2563.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., North Park, Eden Church and Lockhart roads, Denham Springs. Christ Community Church will hold a free “Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt” with 25,000 eggs. The hunt will also have hot dogs, snowballs, cotton candy, games, prizes, balloon animals, face painting, space walks, crafts, a raffle and more. Raffle prizes are an I-Pad Mini and a bicycle. (225) 572-2180 or http://www.cccds.net.

MONDAY

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

PUBLISHER BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch. The computer class is free.

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

TEEN CRAFT AND PLAY: 5 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Teens can play video games on the PS3 and make Coke tab braceletes. The event will have refreshments as well.

INTERMEDIATE INTERNET: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The computer class is free, but registration is required.

TUESDAY

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch; and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

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. Registration is required.

ANIME MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. The Anime Addicts/Manga Maniacs Club will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture. (225) 698-3015.

SCI-FI BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

RABBIT FUN: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Dale Latham, owner of Animallane Rabbit Habbit/Latham Farm and Rhodus Rabbit Shack, will teach children about rabbits. After the presentation, children can make a rabbit craft.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The board suggests programs, volunteers at the library and helps choose books for the Young Adult section.

WOW BOARD MEETING: 6 p.m., Women Outreaching Women, Inc. office. WOW will hold a Board of Directors meeting that is open to the public. (225) 791-3940.

WEDNESDAY

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

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

RABBIT FUN: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

TEEN BOOK CLUB: 4 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss “Dairy Queen” by Catherine Murdock.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

ANIME ADDICTS MEETING: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The Anime Addicts/Manga Maniacs Club will watch and discuss anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.

MARCH 28

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.

RABBIT FUN: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.

ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

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

VEGETABLE GARDENING: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Master Gardeners will teach patrons about basic vegetable gardening. Registration is required.

BEESWAX CANDLE MAKING: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Patrons, ages 18 and up, are invited to learn how to make two-toned tapered beeswax candles. Registration is required.

LIVINGSTON CCA CHAPTER BANQUET: 6 p.m., Forrest Grove Plantation, 8743 Stephenson Drive, Denham Springs. The banquet will start with cocktails, followed by dinner and an auction. Cost is $60 per person, $480 for a table of eight, $30 for spouse and $25 for youth. (225) 952-9200.