Livingston Parish calendar for Aug. 14-21, 2014

THURSDAY

SUNNY SIDE UP BOOK CLUB: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Members will discuss “Mixed Blessings” by Rick Hamlin. (225) 664-3963.

HELP PREVENT CYBERCRIME: 10 A.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH, 8101 U.S. 190, DENHAM SPRINGS. DETECTIVE JEFF BEATTY, OF THE LIVINGSTON PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE, WILL DISCUSS CYBERCRIME, FINANCIAL CRIME AND CRIMES AGAINST THE ELDERLY. (225) 665-8118. ALSO ON AUG. 21 AT 6 P.M. AT THE ALBANY-SPRINGFIELD BRANCH.

ADULT BOOK CLUB: 10:30 A.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH, 20390 IOWA ST., LIVINGSTON. MEMBERS WILL DISCUSS “THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN” BY GARTH STEIN. (225) 686-2436.

RKM PRIMARY CARE RIBBON-CUTTING: 11 a.m., RKM Primary Care Livingston, 29437 S. Frost Road. A reception will follow the ceremony at 5 p.m. livingstonparishchamber.org.

VIDEO GAMING FOR ADULTS: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Space is limited, so registration is required.

SPINE TINGLERS BOOK CLUB: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Members will discuss “The Third Victim” by Lisa Gardner.

FRIDAY

ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Library staff will be available for help with technology. Appointments are required.

WORD BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch.

MAZE RUNNER ACTIVITY: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Teens will decorate backpacks, eat snacks and take a maze challenge, based on the book series “The Maze Runner” by James Dashner. Registration is required.

SATURDAY

TICKFAW SATURDAYS: All day, Tickfaw State Park, 27225 Patterson Road, Springfield. The park will host activities throughout the day, including Wild Crafts for Kids at 11 a.m., Nature Naturally at 1:30 p.m. and Wildlife Theatre at 3 p.m. (225) 294-5020.

FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Corner of Florida and Hummell streets, Denham Springs. denhamsprings farmersmarket.com.

CUPCAKE DECORATING WITH CLARK: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library South Branch, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Clark Robertson, of Clark’s Cakes, will teach patrons, ages 18 and older, how to decorate a cupcake using special techniques. All supplies are included. Registration is required. (225) 698-3015.

SCIENCE SATURDAY: 1 P.M., LIGO SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER, 19100 LIGO LANE, LIVINGSTON. THE CENTER HAS FREE ADMISSION AND A SCIENCE PROGRAM ON THE THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH. PARTICIPANTS WILL TOUR THE FACILITY AND LEARN ABOUT THE TOPIC, “FEELS LIKE PRESSURE.” LIGO-LA.CALTECH.EDU OR (225) 686-3100.

ANIME CLUB: 3 P.M., LIVINGSTON PARISH LIBRARY DENHAM SPRINGS-WALKER BRANCH. PATRONS CAN WATCH AND DISCUSS ANIME AND MANGA WHILE LEARNING ABOUT JAPANESE CULTURE.

GRAND COUNTRY JUNCTION SHOW: 7 p.m., Suma Crossing Theatre, north of Interstate 12 at Exit 19, Satsuma. The show will feature Jeremy Downey performing classic country hits and Jim Hawthorne, “The Voice of the LSU Tigers,” as a special guest. (225) 567-3516 or grandcountry junction.com.

SUNDAY

GEEK GUILD: 3 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The nerd club discusses fantasy, sci-fi, anime and more.

MONDAY

BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

INTERMEDIATE INTERNET: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.

ESL CLASS: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. The conversational English class is free.

CREATE A FRENCH KNITTING MACHINE: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Participants can learn how to make and use a Knitting Nancy, a small handheld device that constructs items out of yarn. The branch will provide the supplies. Registration is required.

TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

TUESDAY

BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME: 9:45 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch.

MULTI-AGE STORYTIME: 10:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

EXCEL BASICS: 2 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Registration is required.

YOUNG WRITERS CLUB: 5 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch.

POP-UP CARDS CRAFT: 5:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Participants will use a template or get creative to make a pop-up card. Registration is required. (225) 567-1441.

ECLECTIC BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Members will discuss “The Clearing” by Tim Gautreaux.

WEDNESDAY

SELLING SUCCESSFULLY TO THE GOVERNMENT: 8:30 a.m., Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. The seminar will cover strategies and tips to sell to the government. Admission is free. Reservations are required by calling (225) 665-8155. livingstonparishchamber.org.

EMAIL BASICS: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.

STORY TIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Main and South branches.

ONE-ON-ONE TECH HELP: 4:30 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Main Branch. Appointments are required.

AUG. 21

STORYTIME: 10 a.m., Livingston Parish Library Albany-Springfield Branch.

WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: 12:30 p.m., The Women’s Resource Clinic, 12201 Florida Blvd., Livingston. The group is for women suffering from addiction, depression and abuse where participants can feel safe to share their experiences. Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month. (225) 686-1123.

PAJAMA STORYTIME: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs-Walker Branch. Ages 5 and younger are invited to listen to stories, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy an evening snack at the library.

LEARN TO COOK FOR COLLEGE: 6 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Watson Branch. Nutritionists will teach teens how to prepare delicious and nutritious meals using what is available in college dorms. Registration is required.