Livingston Parish calendar for July 11, 2013

THURSDAY

  • SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch, 36581 Outback Road. Members will discuss “Nest of Sparrows” by Deborah Rainey. (225) 664-3693.
  • LIGHTS, CAMERA, READ: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch, 20390 Iowa St. (225) 686-2436.
  • HARVEY RABBIT: 10 a.m., South Library Branch, 23477 La. 444. The library will hold a variety show for ages 4 to 11 that will feature magic, games and lessons about good manners and the joy of reading. (225) 698-3015.
  • CRAFT CLUB: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch, 8101 U.S. 190. Patrons can bring projects, socialize, drink coffee and get advice. (225) 665-8118.
  • 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.
  • SUPERHERO TRAINING: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Patrons are invited to a superhero program with trivia and a superhero bookmark craft.
  • TIE DYE DAY: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons, ages 8 to 11, will dye cotton items. Registration is required.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The free conversational English class is open to non-native English speakers at all levels of ability.
  • OPEN MIC NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Patrons can sing, recite poetry or tell a story in front of an audience.
  • PAINT YOUR OWN POTTERY: 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Patrons can choose a piece of pottery to paint from a variety of items. After painting, the library will have the works fired. Patrons can pick up their works at a later date. Call the library to register.
  • LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The Lagniappe Dulcimer Society will perform old-time American music at the library.
  • GENEALOGY 101: 6 p.m., South Library Branch. The free class will show patrons how to do genealogical research. Registration is required.

FRIDAY

  • INTERNET BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • CRAFTS & COFFEE: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch. Patrons can make charm bracelets while enjoying coffee. Registration is required.

SATURDAY

  • SOCCER REGISTRATION: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., City of Walker Municipal Building, 10136 Florida Blvd. The Livingston Parish Soccer Association will hold walk-up registration for the Fall 2013 soccer season Saturday and July 20. Participants can also register online at http://www.lpsa.org. Online registration will end July 20. A copy of a child’s birth certificate is required for new players. Send an email to rachelnester@hotmail.com or call (225) 772-6417.
  • WATSON QUILTERS: 9 a.m., Watson Library Branch. The local club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. It is open to the public.
  • BENEFIT FOR PAMELA DAVIS: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friendship Community Benefit Center, corner of Walker North Road and Springfield Road. The center will sell jambalaya to benefit Pamela Davis. (225) 241-7354 or (225) 665-1010.
  • GNOME PARTY: 10:30 a.m., South Library Branch. Patrons, ages 6 to 11, can play gnome-inspired games and make gnome hats and beards. Registration is required.
  • DOG ADOPTION DAYS: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hooters, 254 Range 12 Blvd., Denham Springs. The SPCA of Livingston will hold an adoption event for dogs and puppies. http://www.livingstonspca.com.
  • MAGIC CLUB: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Members will practice magic and learn new tricks.

SUNDAY

  • VBS AT CHURCH OF CHRIST: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Denham Springs Church of Christ, 118 St. Louis St. The school will continue until Thursday and is for students in preschool to fifth grade. The theme is “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God.” Pre-register by calling (225) 665-5261.
  • ADULT VBS: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Denham Springs Church of Christ. The school will continue until Thursday. The theme is “What Heaven Will Be Like.” (225) 665-5261.

MONDAY

  • BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME: 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • CAVE PAINTING: 2 p.m., South Library Branch. Patrons, ages 8 to 11, can learn about ancient cave painters and create cave paintings. Registration is required.
  • EMAIL BASICS: 3 p.m., South Library Branch. The computer class is free.
  • BOOKS BENEATH THE SURFACE: 5:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The teen book club will delve deep into books, audiobooks, DVDs and graphic novels. Registration is required.
  • CRAFTS & COFFEE: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • VBS AT CHRIST’S COMMUNITY: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Christ’s Community Church, 8139 Florida Blvd. The school will continue until July 19 and is open to students in preschool to 5th grade. Register at http://www.cccds.net.
  • VBS AT DENHAM SPRINGS FIRST BAPTIST: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 308 North River Road, Denham Springs. The school’s theme is “Colossal Coaster World.” It will continue until July 19 and is open to 4-year-olds to 5th graders. Register by calling (225) 664-4102 or visiting http://www.firstdenham.com.
  • ELEMENTARY ART CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., South Live Oak Elementary School, Room 602, 8400 Cecil Drive, Denham Springs. The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will sponsor a class for students who will focus on the elements of art and principles of design. The class will continue Tuesday through Thursday. The cost is $40 for ACLP members and $45 for others. Call (225) 954-2700 to enroll.
  • DENHAM SPRINGS ATHLETICS MEETING: 7 p.m., Big Mike’s, 123 Aspen Square, Denham Springs. The Denham Springs Athletic Association meeting is open to all supporters of Yellow Jacket athletics. (225) 754-2581 or (225) 791-3258.
  • LIVINGSTON AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY: 7 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • CIRCLE OF FRIENDS COLLAGE ART EXHIBIT: Arts Council of Livingston Parish, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. The Circle of Friends Arts Studio will host an exhibit of 3-D pieces. The exhibit will run until Aug. 22. (225) 664-1168.

TUESDAY

  • SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING: 9 a.m. to noon, Albany-Springfield Library Branch and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Watson Library Branch. The library will host private, one-hour consulting sessions on small business topics. The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University will sponsor. Registration is required.
  • DEWEY DECIBELS: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. The underground rock bookish band, Dewey Decibels, will perform for patrons.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • MAGIC THE GATHERING: 3:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. The club is open to youth, ages 10 to 17, interested in writing for publication or performance.
  • CLUE - LIFE SIZED: 5:30 p.m., South Library Branch. Patrons can play a life-sized version of the board game, Clue. The library encourages participants to dress up in their favorite Clue character.
  • ECLECTIC BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch. Members will discuss a biography/autobiography of each member’s choice.
  • AMVETS POST 68 MEETING: 7 p.m., Amvets Post 68, 26890 La. 42, Springfield. (225) 294-8968.

WEDNESDAY

  • STORIES, SONGS AND MORE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • STORY TIME: 10 a.m., South Library Branch.
  • GADGET HELP DESK: Noon to 4 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The library will offer help to patrons trying to put eBooks, audiobooks and magazines on their eReaders, mp3 players, smartphones and tables.
  • TIE DYE DAY: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • DEWEY DECIBELS: 2 p.m., Watson Library Branch.
  • DUTCH PHYSICAL THERAPY: 6:30 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.

JULY 18

  • DEWEY DECIBELS: 10 a.m., South Library Branch and 6 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • URBAN LEGENDS: 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Patrons, ages 12 to 18, can learn about urban legends and create their own.
  • GRIEF SUPPORT: 2 p.m., Denham Springs-Walker Library Branch.
  • GNOME PARTY: 2 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • GADGET HELP DESK: 3 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch.
  • ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Library Branch. The free conversational English class is open to non-native English speakers at all levels of ability.
  • INDOOR HERB PLANTER: 6 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch. Patrons can decorate herb planters made from recycled soda bottles. Registration is required.
  • EDWARD LIVINGSTON HISTORICAL ASSOC.: 6 p.m., Livingston Library Branch.
  • SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Watson Library Branch. Members will discuss “Trail of Blood” by Lisa Black.