Livingston Parish Calendar for May 9, 2013

THURSDAY

  • SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. The club reads inspirational fiction. (225) 664-3693.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. (225) 567-1441.
  • BOOK CLUB: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.
  • INTERNET BASICS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The library will hold a free, conversational English class for non-native English speakers at all levels of ability.
  • HOW MONEY WORKS SERIES: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The three-part series covers financial basics and is on Thursdays. Registration is required.
  • TEEN CHILLOUT: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. Teenagers can play on the PS3 or Wii, make a craft and enjoy snacks. (225) 665-8118.
  • FLY TYING: 6 p.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. Learn basic fly tying techniques with hands-on instruction from Robert DeSoto, an avid fisherman. The library will provide the materials. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.

FRIDAY

  • LADIES CONFERENCE: 6 p.m., Agape Baptist Church, 25353 Walker South Road, Denham Springs. The ladies conference, “Bloom Where God Planted You,” will feature Misty Dickerson as the guest speaker. It will include dinner. The cost is $5. (225) 664-2622 or text to (225) 362-6325.

SATURDAY

  • WATSON QUILTERS: 9 a.m., Watson Library Branch. The local group meets the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
  • LADIES RETREAT: 10 a.m., Christian Center Church, 8774 Dave Clark Road, Denham Springs. The guest speaker will be Ann Shumack. Malinda Crane will provide the music. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish for lunch. The retreat is free and open to the public. (225) 667-4331.
  • LUPUS SUPPORT: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • MOTHER’S DAY MAKEOVER: 11 a.m., Walker United Methodist Church, 30167 Stump St., Walker. The church will offer makeovers to mothers in honor of Mother’s Day. Participants should come with washed hair, organizers said. (225) 664-7770.
  • PICKING AND SINGING: 2 p.m., Fellowship Hall of Plainview Baptist Church, corner of Joe May and Walker South roads, Denham Springs. The church will hold a free country gospel concert. (225) 243-6683 or (225) 324-8764.
  • MAGIC CLUB: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The club will practic and learn magic.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • RETIRED TEACHERS: 10 a.m., School Board Office, 13909 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The Livingston Parish Retired Teachers will hold its last meeting of this school year. The guest speaker will be Denham Springs Mayor Jimmy Durbin. A pot luck lunch will follow the meeting. All retired teachers are invited.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT: 11:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • E-MAIL BASICS: 3 p.m., South Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • COFFEE & CRAFTS: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • EXCEL 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.
  • WORD BASICS: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Registration is required for this free computer class.
  • ANIME ADDICTS MANGA MANIA CULTURE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., South 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 two through six will focus on the elements of art and the principles of design. Students should bring regular No. 2 pencils and a drawing pad. The 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

  • MASTER GARDENERS: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.
  • STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • BEAD ART WORKSHOPS: 10 a.m. to noon, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., building next to Old City Hall, 115 Mattie St., Denham Springs. Stephan Wanger, the creator of the Bead Town traveling art exhibit displayed at the Old City Hall, will offer free workshops Wednesdays and Thursdays until the end of his exhibit, June 13. Participants, ages 8 and older, can get help create three original pieces that Wanger will include in his exhibit. Another workshop will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays where each participant will make a beaded mask or picture frame to take home. The cost is $20. Call (225) 667-7512 to register.
  • PUBLISHER BASICS: 3 p.m., South Library Branch.
  • DUTCH PHYSICAL THERAPY: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • CHURCH REVIVAL: 6:30 p.m., Historic Macedonia Baptist Church, La. 1036, Holden. The church revival will continue Thursday and May 17. Brother Tommy Shipp will be the guest speaker Wednesday. Brother Dane Blankenship will speak Thursday. Brother Charles McCants will speak May 17. Brother Ritchie Martin will be the guest music director. (225) 664-4448 or (225) 777-4772.

MAY 16

  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • RECORDING ARTISTS: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • HOW MONEY WORKS SERIES: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The three-part series covers financial basics and takes place on Thursdays. Registration is required.
  • FAMILY STORY TIME AND PUPPET SHOW: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The story time and puppet show will celebrate Children’s Book Week.
  • EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOC.: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • EYE IN THE SKY: 6:30 p.m., South Library Branch.