Around Livingston for May 6, 2013

Registration for the Carter Plantation Community Association fourth annual golf tournament starts at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The tournament begins at 1 p.m. at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield. It is open to the first 36 registered paid teams, and the format is a shotgun start, 4-man scramble.

The cost for a foursome is $600. The tournament benefits the Springfield Fire Department and the Historic Carter House Society Inc.

Registration forms are available at http://www.theplantationpoa.com or by contacting John Loupe at (225) 921-6005, john@meth
ods.com; or Maurice Welsh at (985) 507-9104, welshent@bellsouth.net. For information, call (225) 747-0660 or go to http://www.theplantation
poa.com/site/historic-society.

Awards program set

Albany Middle School holds its annual Awards Day program on May 16 in the school cafeteria, 29675 Reeves St.

Eighth-grade awards will be at 7:25 a.m., seventh-grade awards at 8:50 a.m., sixth-grade awards at 9:40 a.m., and fifth-grade awards at 10:30 a.m.

Bead Art workshops

Artist Stephan Wanger’s Bead Town traveling art exhibit employs a unique mosaic art form using recycled Mardi Gras beads to depict the landscapes and lifestyles of Louisiana.

During the exhibit’s run at Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs, Wanger will offer workshops to teach his method to adults and children ages 8 and older, and they will help him create three original pieces that will join his art tour.

The workshops Wednesdays and Thursdays are free, but registration is required. At other workshops on Thursday evenings, participants will create and take home their own beaded mask or picture frame.

The fee is $20 to cover materials. See “Bead Town Denham Springs” on Facebook for workshop dates. To register, call (225) 667-7512.

Chamber expo on Tuesday

The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce holds its Business & Community Expo, featuring more than 100 businesses, on Tuesday at the Suma Center, at the Interstate 12 Satsuma exit.

The free expo will feature door prizes, a career fair, free health screenings and food and beverage samples. For information, call (225) 665-8155.

COA membership drive

The Livingston Council on Aging is holding its membership drive through Wednesday.

Anyone interested in becoming a member can sign up at the Council on Aging Office, 949 Government Drive, Denham Springs, or call (225) 664-9343. Only registered members can vote at the annual meeting.

Mother’s Day makeover

Walker United Methodist Church, 30167 Stump St., will hold a makeover day for mothers in celebration of Mother’s Day beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday. Organizers ask that those interested come with pre-washed hair.

A garage sale will be held at the church Friday and Saturday. Call (225) 664-7770.

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058; by fax at (225) 664-9710; and by email at Florida@theadvocate.com.