Livingston Parish calendar for March 28, 2013

THURSDAY

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. (225) 665-8118.

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

RABBITS! FOR YOUTH: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.

ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. Conversational English classes are open to non-native English speakers at all levels of ability.

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

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, 36581 Outback Road. Patrons, ages 18 and up, are invited to learn how to make two-toned tapered beeswax candles. Registration is required. (225) 664-3693.

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.

FRIDAY

SECRET CHURCH: 6 p.m. to midnight, Denham Springs First Baptist Church, 308 North River Road, Denham Springs. The church will host a simulcast of David Platt’s “Secret Church.” The message title of this simulcast is “Heaven, Hell, and the End of the World.” Doors will open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and are nonrefundable. To register, visit http://www.firstdenham.com.

SATURDAY

SPRING FAMILY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Miracle Place Church, 2130 Florida Blvd., Denham Springs. The festival will have egg hunts, egg dying, inflatables, food, games, prizes and giveaways. (225) 775-4321 or http://www.miracleplacechurch.org.

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

PLAY BINGO FOR PET AID: 6 p.m., Sportsman’s Paradise Bingo, 2603 Range Ave., Denham Springs. Participants can play bingo to benefit Pet Aid, a nonprofit organization that funds the spaying and neutering of animals at the Denham Springs no-kill Animal Shelter. The fundraiser also takes place at noon Tuesdays and 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

PET ADOPTIONS AT PETCO: Petco, 2358 South Range Ave., Denham Springs. The Denham Springs Animal Shelter has many loving cats and dogs available for adoption at the Denham Springs Petco every Saturday and Sunday. (225) 664-4472.

SUNDAY

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m., Historic Macedonia Baptist Church, 34685 La. 1036, Holden. Breakfast will follow the service. (225) 664-4448 or (225) 777-4772.

MONDAY

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

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

BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Members will discuss “In the Sanctuary of Outcasts” by Neil White.

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

APRIL FOOLING AROUND: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons, ages 8 to 11, can create funny faces with food, eye-bomb the library and tell jokes.

TUESDAY

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.

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

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

ELEMENTARY ART CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary School, Room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Denham Springs. Students, grades 2 through 6, will focus on the elements of art and the principles of design. Students should bring regular No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad. Cost is $40 for members of the Arts Council of Livingston Parish and $45 for others. To enroll, call (225) 954-2700.

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

GIRL SCOUT MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

KINDERGARTEN AND PRE-K REGISTRATION: 8 a.m. to noon, Springfield Elementary, 25190 Blood River Road, Springfield. Parents must bring a certified birth certificate, Social Security card, complete immunization record and four proofs of residence to register a child. http://www.lpsb.org or (225) 686-7044.

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

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

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

REPUBLICAN WOMEN: 11:30 a.m., Wholly Grounds, 27988 Walker South Road, Walker. The Livingston Parish Republican Women will hold its monthly meeting with Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne as the guest speaker. Reservations are required by calling (225) 931-9206 or emailing terriday@eatel.net.

GREEN CLEANING SUPPLIES: 6 p.m., Watson 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.

APRIL 4

VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch; and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.

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

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

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

STUDY SKILLS: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.

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

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