Tangipahoa Parish calendar for July 4, 2013

THURSDAY

  • Libraries closed for holiday.

FRIDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Center, Michael J. Kenney Center, 201 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond. (985) 277-5906.
  • TREASURE SEEKERS: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch, 101 Ave F. Program for children ages 4 to 7.
  • FRIDAY FLIX: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 S. Pine St. Movie day for tweens.
  • FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5 p.m., Hammond Library Branch, 314 E. Thomas. Play board games.

SATURDAY

  • FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: Noon, Hammond Library Branch, “Dinosaur.”

MONDAY

  • GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.
  • ENTERGY BIG TRUCKS: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Tour big trucks and learn about electrical safety.
  • GAMES AT LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch, 19451 La. 40.
  • HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 2 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch, 380 N. Fifth St. Puppets, magic, music and comedy.
  • TEEN MOVIE: 2 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch.
  • KNITTING 101: 5 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • GROUP LIVING WITH AFFECTIVE DISORDERS SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega MD Drive. The support group is for those experiencing anxiety disorders, mental illness, post-traumatic, obsessive compulsive disorder and bipolar conditions. (985) 230-7777.

TUESDAY

  • ADULT LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Gym walking, 8:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; canasta (hand/foot), 1:15 p.m.
  • DOODLEBUGS: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch.
  • TREASURE SEEKERS: 10:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch; 11 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch; 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. A program for children 4 to 7 years old.
  • MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch, “Gnomeo and Juliet.”
  • CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. “Chlorophyll Overkill.”
  • PRENATAL II CLASS - LABOR AND DELIVERY: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class focuses on anesthesia, the four stages of labor and delivery, and vaginal and cesarean births. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

  • SUPER SITTER CLASS: 8:30 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class explores the responsibilities involved in babysitting, including basic first-aid techniques, abdominal thrust and CPR for children and infants. (985) 230-7777.
  • DOODLEBUGS: 10 a.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch; 10:30 a.m., Independence Library Branch.
  • ADULT LEISURE PROGRAM: 10 a.m., Hammond Area Recreation Department. French.
  • ADULT LEISURE PROGRAM: 1 p.m., Hammond Area Recreation Department. Dominos “Chicken Foot.” (985) 277-5906.
  • GAME & AMUSEMENT: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Bingo, “Chicken Foot,” board games or Nintendo Wii for children 6 to 12 years old.
  • RONALD MCDONALD: 2 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch. Ronald McDonald will visit.
  • TREASURE SEEKERS & CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch. Make a hieroglyphic nameplate.
  • DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: 3 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The support group is for those with diabetes, along with family members and friends. (985) 230-7777.
  • ADULT BOOK CLUB: 4 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch.
  • AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The AHA class for health care providers focuses on cardiovascular health and risk factors, as well as demonstrations of AHA basic life support techniques for choking victims, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Fee is $30. (985) 230-7777.
  • GROUNDBREAKING PROGRAM: 6 p.m., Hammond Library Branch, “The Jungle Book.”

JULY 11

  • CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available by appointment to install child passenger safety seats and to provide safe transport instruction. (985) 230-7777.
  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SEMINAR: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Livingston Literacy and Technology Center, 9261 Florida Blvd., Walker. The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at SLU and the Livingston Economic Development Council will host “When Disaster Strikes: Emergency Preparedness for Business,” a seminar to discuss topics such as local response updates, gauging business readiness, creating a business continuity plan and selecting the right insurance plan. The event is free, but pre-registration is preferred. (225) 664-6638 or lsbdc.org.
  • DOODLEBUGS: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch; 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.
  • GAMING TIME: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch, 204 N.E. Central Ave. Play board games and Nintendo Wii.
  • CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch; 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. A program for ages 8 to 12.
  • PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. Garden Zen Zone.