Livingston Parish Calendar for April 4, 2013

THURSDAY

  • VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190; and 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. The library will offer free tax preparation for patrons with an income limit of $50,000. (225) 665-8118 for the Denham Springs-Walker branch and (225) 567-1441 for the Albany-Springfield branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. Conversational English classes are open to non-native English speakers at all levels of ability. (225) 686-2436.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The club aims to write for both publication and performance. It is open to anyone between the ages of 10 and 17.
  • STUDY SKILLS: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The library will hold a presentation on effective study skill techniques.
  • OPEN MIC NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. Patrons can sing a song, recite poetry or tell a story in front of a live audience. (225) 664-3693.
  • ADULT WRITERS CIRCLE: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The group provides a forum for sharing writing, a venue for learning more about the writing craft and information about publishing/self-publishing.

FRIDAY

  • KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., French Settlement Elementary, 15810 La. 16, French Settlement; 8:30 a.m. to noon, Juban Parc Elementary, 12555 Brown Road, Denham Springs; 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Northside Elementary, 1090 Robbie St., Denham Springs; and 9 a.m. to noon, Walker Elementary, 13327 Wildcat Drive, Walker. All parents must bring a certified birth certificate, social security card, complete immunization record and four proofs of residence to register. http://www.lpsb.org or (225) 686-7044.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. The computer class is free.

SATURDAY

  • VITA TAX PREPARATION: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • PUPPET SHOW: 11 a.m., Livingston Library Branch. The show will feature Little Rabbit and a crusty pirate.
  • SWAMPY PAWS CANINE RESCUE ADOPTION EVENT: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dodge City Farm Supply, 101 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs. The event will have a variety of pets for adoption. (225) 772-2448 or (225) 772-8836.
  • BULL RIDING COMPETITION: 7 p.m., BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center, 6400 River Road, Baton Rouge. Relay for Life will present “Cowboy Up for a Cure.” All proceeds from this bull riding competition will go to Livingston Parish Relay for Life. stacey.howard58@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY

  • FESTIVAL OF HOPE REVIVAL: 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Gray’s Creek Baptist Church, 21039 La. 16 South, Denham Springs. The revival will be Sunday through Wednesday with Dr. Wayne Jenkins as the guest speaker. Sunday night is Family Night. The other nights will be Friend Night on Monday, Children’s Night on Tuesday and Youth Night on Wednesday. Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. (225) 305-8361.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT: 11:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • EXCEL BASICS: 3 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. The computer class is free. (225) 698-3015.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The computer class is free, but registration is required.

TUESDAY

  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • POWERPOINT BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The computer class is free, but registration is required.
  • ANIME ADDICTS: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch. The Anime Addicts/Manga Maniacs Club watches and discusses anime and manga while learning about Japanese culture.
  • VITA TAX PREPARATION: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The board suggests programs, volunteers at the library and helps choose books for the Young Adult section.
  • SIGN LANGUAGE GROUP: 6 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.
  • PILOT CLUB: 6:45 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

WEDNESDAY

  • BUSINESS TAX INCENTIVES: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The library will hold a class on the state’s financial incentives provided through the Louisiana Economic Development. The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University will sponsor. Registration is required.
  • SOUL INSPIRED JOURNALING: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. The group highlights the personal benefits of journaling.
  • STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Pre-registration is required.
  • MYSTERY MAVENS BOOK CLUB: 1 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • CRAFTS AND COFFEE: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Patrons are invited to learn basic flower arranging while having coffee. Crafts and Coffee is a monthly event. Registration is required.

APRIL 11

  • 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.
  • SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. The club reads inspirational fiction.
  • BOOK CLUB: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • E-MAIL BASICS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • AVENGE THE PLANET: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Teens will watch an action-packed superhero movie while making homemade paper. The movie is rated PG-13.
  • STARS/TWINKLES TALENT SHOW: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Walker Freshman High School, 13443 Burgess Ave., Walker. The Stars/Twinkles Talent Show is open to all former and current Special Education students of Livingston Parish Public School System. Regular education students may participate only with a Special Education student. The cost to enter is free. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for students. For rules, regulations and an entry form, email Guy.Lemoine@lpsb.org.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • HALO 4 TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. Patrons are invited to compete in a Halo 4 Tournament. While waiting to compete, patrons can have snacks and play Portal. Registration is required.
  • GIRL SCOUT MEETING: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.