Tangipahoa Parish calendar for July 11, 2013

THURSDAY

CAR SEAT FITTING STATION: 8 a.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center, 15790 Paul Vega MD Drive. 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.

GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Center, Michael J. Kenney Center, 201 W. Coleman Ave., Hammond. (985) 277-5906.

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.

LINE DANCING: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hammond Recreation Center.

DOODLEBUGS: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch, 314 E. Thomas; 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch, 19451 La. 40.

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, 380 N. Fifth St.; 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch, 290 S. Pine St. A program for ages 8 to 12.

PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. Garden Zen Zone.

FRIDAY

GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Center.

HARVEY RABBIT AND FRIENDS: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch; 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch. A ventriloquism, music and a magic show.

TREASURE SEEKERS: 10:30 a.m., Kentwood Library Branch, 101 Ave F. The program is for children ages 4 to 7.

FRIDAY FLIX: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Movie day for tweens.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT: 5 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. Play board games.

SATURDAY

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE: Noon, Hammond Library Branch, “Finding Nemo.”

TWEEN CLUB: Noon, Amite Library Branch. Crafts, games and movies.

MONDAY

GYM WALKING: 8:30 a.m., Hammond Recreation Department.

CROCHET GROUP: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch. Participants can share patterns and learn new stitches.

CALLIOPE PUPPETS: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Puppets perform.

GAMES AT LIBRARY: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.

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. 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.

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, “Odd Life of Timothy Green.”

CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 4:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. “Dirty Party.”

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., Amite Library Branch, “Megamind.”

PRENATAL III CLASS - RELAXATION TECHNIQUES: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class focuses on techniques available to aid the laboring mother through childbirth, such as imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, massage, breathing techniques and position changes. (985) 230-7777.

WEDNESDAY

ADULT LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Gym walking, 8:30 a.m.; French, 10 a.m.; Bingo, 1 p.m. Bring two wrapped food items to play. (985) 277-5906.

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.

BOOK CLUB: 2 p.m., Amite Library Branch, “The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King,” by Rich Cohen.

CALLIOPE PUPPETS: 2 p.m., Kentwood Library Branch. Puppet show.

GAME & AMUSEMENT: 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch. Bingo, “Chicken Foot,” board games or Nintendo Wii for children 6 to 12 years old.

TREASURE SEEKERS & CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch. Participants will create a rock.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: 3 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The support group will discuss medication and insulin management. The group is for those with diabetes, along with family members and friends. (985) 230-7777.

GROUNDBREAKING PROGRAM: 6 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. Dig into the Past: Florida Parishes.

JULY 18

ADULT LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Gym walking, 8:30 a.m.; Line Dancing, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

DOODLEBUGS: 9:30 a.m., Hammond Library Branch; 2 p.m., Loranger Library Branch.

GAMING TIME: 10 a.m., Amite Library Branch. Play board games and Nintendo Wii.

CONSTRUCTION ZONE: 1 p.m., Ponchatoula Library Branch; 2 p.m., Independence Library Branch.

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS: 5 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class incorporates demonstrations of the AHA lifesaving techniques for choking, rescue breathing and CPR for adults, children and infants. Fee is $20. (985) 230-7777.

BREASTFEEDING CLASS: 6 p.m., North Oaks Diagnostic Center. The class discusses positioning the baby properly, nutrition, pumping and storing breast milk, and the benefits of breastfeeding. (985) 230-7777.

PAGETURNERS: 5:30 p.m., Hammond Library Branch. “Bilbo’s Big Bash: An Unexpected Party.”